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9:00 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Associated Press
Asian equity markets track Wall Street’s retreat as investors fret over coronavirus pandemic’s continuing economic tollShares slipped Tuesday in Asia after markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic’s economic pain.
10:06 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold futures tally a second straight weekly gain Copper marks highest settlement price since June 2018Gold futures finish higher Friday to tally a second weekly gain in a row, though prices only scored a modest boost from Federal Reserve policy that signals a lower-for-longer path for interest rates for the next three to four years.
1:06 p.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Stocks book fresh round of records, Dow ends 1.5% shy of all-time high, on hopes of COVID treatments, cures Nasdaq Composite closes at record 12,056.44The Dow reclaimed its perch above 29,000 on Wednesday, while other indexes booked fresh records, as investors drew hope from progress toward tests and vaccines for COVID-19.
12:49 p.m. July 28, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow slides 205 points, stocks end near session lows, as investors await coronavirus aid progress S&P 500’s top gainers are Norwegian Cruise Line, real estate investment trustsU.S. stocks indexes finished lower Tuesday, with losses mounting in the final hour of trade, as investors monitored talks between Republicans and Democrats on a second coronavirus aid package and a flood of second-quarter corporate results.
1:24 p.m. July 21, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow, S&P close higher as Covid-battered stocks surge, but off session’s best levels as tech sector sinks Gains for equities come even as gold is approaching its second-highest level in history, near $2,000 an ounceU.S. stock-indexes finish mostly higher Tuesday, but off the session’s best levels, as investors snap up beaten-down energy and financial stocks amid a slate of corporate earnings reports, including Coca-Cola and Lockheed Martin’s second-quarter results.
11:59 a.m. July 21, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
Two-year Treasury yield lowest in more than two months as bond market looks past deal on EU fiscal stimulus package Investors had mostly priced in an EU deal on the recovery fundU.S. Treasury and European bond yields showed muted reaction on Tuesday to a deal on the European Union’s recovery fund, which will deploy billions of euros across its member sates to cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus-driven downturn.
4:55 a.m. July 21, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
The stock market is positioned to rally if it can clear this low bar, fund manager arguesWhy one fund manager is optimistic with the bulk of earnings still on tap.
7:14 a.m. July 14, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Coronavirus slashes deal-making globally: What to expect next Drones, Zoom and COVID-19 have reshaped the M&A landscapeIt’s official: the first half of 2020 was the worst in at least 15 years for the global mergers and acquisitions business, according to Dealogic data. Here’s how rainmakers are making due in the new M&A landscape.
12:36 p.m. June 30, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow books best quarter since 1987 despite warnings from Powell and Mnuchin on economy Fed, Treasury vow to keep up support for economy as U.S. COVID-19 infections climbU.S. stock-indexes finished higher Wednesday, as data showing recovering consumer confidence and higher home prices helped offset ongoing concerns about the rising number of new coronavirus cases in many American states.
8:15 p.m. June 15, 2020 - Associated Press
Asian markets surge after Fed increases its bond buys Nikkei, Hang Seng, Kospi follow Wall Street higherAsian shares rose Tuesday, cheered by fresh moves by the U.S. Federal Reserve to support markets battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
6:17 a.m. June 15, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
It’s like the Wild West with ‘get-rich-quick crowd’ vs. Wall Street pros, but it’s too easy to blame retail investors for ‘rampant speculation’ Are retail investors at the root of this? Tales of out-of-work 20 and 30-somethings using coronavirus-stimulus checks to scoop up stocks on Wall Street with reckless abandon are emerging fast and furiously, but the reasons behind the recent fervor for investing is, perhaps, far simpler.
12:43 p.m. May 27, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow closes 550 points higher, as investors look past dismal economic data and escalating U.S.-China tensions U.S. declares that Hong Kong is no longer autonomousMajor U.S. stock benchmarks roared higher Wednesday, despite the battered state of the economy and rising tensions between Beijing and Washington as investors focused on efforts to reopen more states for business.
1:58 p.m. May 26, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
Fed should lift caps to buy as much corporate bond ETFs as it wants, says BofA Fed has bought $1.8 billion through its corporate-debt facilities, so farThe Federal Reserve should remove ceilings on its purchases of corporate bond exchange-traded funds to deliver on market expectations that it would scoop up hundreds of billions worth of such debt to keep credit flowing to a broad spectrum of U.S. companies during the pandemic.
1:20 a.m. May 19, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
European stocks weaken after powerful rallyEuropean stocks on Tuesday weakened after a sensational rally, with caution returning as data continued to show the heavy economic price for the coronavirus lockdowns.
7:47 p.m. May 17, 2020 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets rise after Powell expresses confidence in recovery Nikkei up after data shows Japan slipped into recession in Q1Asian markets advanced in early trading Monday, as U.S. stock futures gained after comments from Fed chief Jerome Powell and crude oil prices rose toward a two-month high.
4:41 a.m. May 16, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
Dow recovers to post modest gains despite dismal U.S retail sales data, tensions with China House of Representatives set to vote on another $3 trillion coronavirus fiscal stimulus bill Stocks close slightly higher Friday after investors weighed a steep plunge in retail sales against hopes of further fiscal stimulus to battle the COVID-19 epidemic.
12:23 p.m. May 12, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
Dow books 450 point loss as stocks record biggest one-day slump since May 1 Nasdaq breaks six-day win streakU.S. stocks end sharply lower on Tuesday, erasing the previous day’s gains, as investors monitor tentative efforts to reopen the economy and weigh tensions between Washington and Beijing.
12:49 p.m. April 28, 2020 - By William Watts
U.S. stocks end lower as investors weigh earnings reports and prospects for reopening economy Tech stocks weaken ahead of earnings reports this weekDow snaps a four-day win streak to close lower, as investors weighed easing of coronvirus-related economic restrictions with the risks of rising infections.
12:03 p.m. April 28, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
Treasury yields grind lower as Fed meeting gets underway Treasury finished up the last of its three debt auctions this weekU.S. Treasury yields fall on Tuesday as investors looked forward to the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting when Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will speak on the economic outlook on Wednesday.
5:49 a.m. April 28, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These two signals will soon tell us if investors are fighting a ‘losing game’ with stocks, says top strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading day Our call of the day worries investors are fighting a ‘losing game’ with stocks. Jim Bianco of Bianco Research is opting for cash and gold these days and keeping a close eye on big economic signals coming in the next couple of weeks.
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