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8:22 a.m. Feb. 1, 2020 - By Therese Poletti
Tesla is finally delivering on Musk’s promises, which are only getting bigger After hitting an annual deliveries forecast for the first time, Tesla is looking for global expansion and the start of Model Y productionTesla Inc. justified Wall Street’s current exuberance over its stock with better-than-expected earnings, continuing the positive trend it started in the third quarter with a surprise profit, as Chief Executive Elon Musk is actually delivering on his promises.
6:03 a.m. Feb. 1, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow tumbles 600 points as Trump declares public health emergency for coronavirus epidemicU.S. stocks tumbled Friday, with the Dow and S&P 500 index recording their biggest one day falls since August, as fears that Chinese coronavirus epidemic would slow economic growth rattled Wall Street.
10:43 a.m. Jan. 30, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Jet fuel demand takes a hit as coronavirus leads to travel restrictionsOil prices are falling on expectations that the deadly coronavirus will lead to a slowdown in demand from China and beyond, but jet fuel consumption in the Asian nation already took a measurable hit on the back of travel restrictions aimed at curbing the infection rate.
4:21 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
The one value strategy that wasn’t a disaster now favors commodity sector over techs Asian stocks battered on coronavirus outbreakThere was one value strategy that wasn’t a disaster in 2019, and it now likes commodity producers over techs.
2:18 a.m. Jan. 22, 2020 - By Claudia Assis
Boeing says it doesn’t expect 737 Max return until mid-2020 Timeline subject to ‘ongoing attempts to address known schedule risks,’ Boeing saysBoeing Co. says that its grounded 737 Max jets likely won’t be approved to return to service until mid-2020, with Boeing stock halted ahead of the announcement.
11:20 a.m. Jan. 21, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
Dow’s five-day win streak comes to end after report of first coronavirus case in U.S. Airline, travel stocks hit by pandemic fears, Boeing woes weigh on Dow U.S. benchmark stock indexes finished lower on Tuesday, pulling back from records seen last week, after news that the Chinese coronavirus had spread to the U.S. raising fears of a pandemic that might affect global economic growth.
9:47 a.m. Jan. 21, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
This is how far and fast the coronavirus has spread through U.S. stocks Travel-related and casino stocks dive ahead of key Lunar New Year travel period, virus treatment makers soarFears of a potential coronavirus pandemic has weighed heavily on shares of companies in a wide variety of sectors, particularly those with revenue exposure to travel into and out of China.
2:00 a.m. Jan. 17, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Dismal retail sales data report drives FTSE 100 higher and pound lower as rate-cut fever buildsU.K. stocks were climbing and the pound was falling after weaker-than-expected retail sales data.
4:31 a.m. Jan. 10, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Record finish to elude European stocks as U.S. jobs data falls short of hopes Airlines climb as Ryanair lifts forecastEuropean stocks struggled for traction on Friday, and disappointment over U.S. jobs data didn’t help.
6:42 a.m. Jan. 8, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Why it may be too late to chase defense stocks as Iran strikes U.S. bases Critical information for the U.S. trading dayDefense stocks may be overextended, says a research service
2:10 a.m. Jan. 8, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
London stocks struggle as investors gauge U.S.-Iran conflict J. Sainsbury, NMC Health and Anglo American among stocks on the moveLondon stocks struggled for traction on Wednesday as investors watched a tense geopolitical standoff after Iran targeted U.S. troops with missile strikes, days after American airstrikes killed a key Iranian general.
5:23 a.m. Jan. 6, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
British stocks slump on Middle East worries, though oil majors and defense giant limit the fallBritish stocks slumped on Monday in a broad-based retreat on worries over Middle East tensions.
9:04 a.m. Jan. 3, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
Aerospace and defense stocks like Northrop Grumman rise in wake of Soleimani killing Shares of Northrop Grumman are up more than 5% Friday afternoonShares of Northrop Grumman on Friday are among the few stocks to gain on Friday as investors react to escalating tensions between Iran and the U.S. in the aftermath of the killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani.
6:10 a.m. Jan. 3, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
All 30 of the Dow's stocks are trading lower; 3M and Goldman shares are the biggest dragsThe 254-point selloff in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday was unanimous in morning trading, with shares of consumer and industrial products maker 3M Co. leading all 30 components lower. 3M's stock fell 1.8%, and acted as the biggest drag as the $3.28 price decline shaved about 22 points off the Dow's price. The next biggest subtractor was Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s stock , which fell $2.48, or 1.1%, to cut 17 points off the Dow's price. Among other higher-priced components, shares of Apple Inc. fell $1.71 to lower the Dow's price by about 12 points and Boeing Co. declined $2.19 to act as a 15-point drag. Weighing on the Dow was concerns over rising tensions in the Middle East after a U.S. drone airstrike that killed , and on the U.S. manufacturing sector.
5:28 a.m. Dec. 23, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Aerospace ETF poised for best day in more than 2 weeks as Boeing's stock pops 2% The exchange-traded iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF was up more than 1% early Monday, putting the fund on pace for its best day since Dec. 6, as shares of Boeing jumped following news that its CEO was resigning. Boeing Co. represents 20.4% of the Aerospace & Defense ETF, with shares of the aviation-and-defense company rising after it said CEO Dennis Muilenburg was resigning effective immediately and would eventually be replaced by David L. Calhoun CEO on a long-term basis, amid the grounding of the company's 737 MAX jetliner. The iShares ETF is a market-cap weighted fund kicked off in 2006 and has been under pressure this month as developments related to Boeing have weighed. The ETF is on track to post three straight gains but is down 2.4% so far in December, according to FactSet data. Boeing on Monday was the best performer among its more than 30 constituents.
4:51 a.m. Dec. 19, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index slumps in December to lowest reading in six months Philly Fed index falls to 0.3 from 10.4 in November; well below forecast of 8The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index falls to 0.3 in December, the lowest reading in six months, after registering 10.4 in the prior month.
2:28 a.m. Dec. 18, 2019 - By Claudia Assis
Boeing’s 737 Max production halt drags suppliers, fans fears of downturn ‘Best-case scenario’ is a halt until February; Boeing stock flatBoeing Co.’s decision to halt production of its 737 Max jet trickles down to equity markets and fans concerns about the U.S. economy on Wednesday, although the stock itself stabilizes after a shaky start.
4:22 a.m. Dec. 1, 2019 - By David Trainer
Companies’ core earnings are more crazily distorted than investors realize, and that puts stocks at risk Over the trailing 12 months, GAAP earnings fell 1% while adjusted core earnings fell 6%Look at Northrop Grumman as an example.
2:40 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
American Airlines CEO says he wants to make sure Boeing stockholders (not his) pay for 737 MAX-related losses Air carrier’s stock has underperformed its peers and the broader stock market by a wide margin since the 737 MAX was groundedA warning to those who own Boeing Co.’s stock -- American Airlines Co.’s Chief Executive Doug Parker is out to get you.
11:15 a.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
S&P 500, Nasdaq close higher, but 3M drags Dow lower on busiest earnings day of quarter 4 Dow components and nearly 10% of the S&P 500 reported earnings ThursdayU.S. stock index benchmarks on Thursday mostly rise toward all-time highs, in a session that will mark the busiest day of the third-quarter earnings cycle and one that sees European Central Bank chief bid adieu after his final policy meeting of an eight-year tenure
12:44 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Sterling drops and FTSE 100 up after latest Brexit developments Major oil companies higher, housebuilders lowerThe pound and FTSE 100 were consolidating on Wednesday, as investors took in the latest Brexit developments.
7:30 a.m. Oct. 22, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull ‘trend’ intact, S&P 500 inches toward record territory Focus: October currency cross currents persist, South Korea presses 200-day average, FXY, UUP, FXE, EWY, NVDA, WSM, KEYSTechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ bigger-picture backdrop remains bullish, and continues to strengthen, amid constructive October price action, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
12:15 a.m. Oct. 22, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
European stocks edge back from 2019 highs European stocks weakened on Tuesday, as a generally solid set of corporate earnings from companies including UBS and Saab wasn’t enough for traders to bid stocks to a new high.
8:02 a.m. Oct. 12, 2019 - By Vitaliy Katsenelson
Why it’s only a matter of time before oil runs out of gas and electric vehicles power ahead Alternative energy helps the planet and gives consumers choicesAlternative energy helps the planet and gives consumers choices, writes Vitaliy Katsenelson.
10:25 a.m. Oct. 7, 2019 - By William Watts
How oil traders are using satellites to keep an eye on an increasingly unpredictable market Saudi attacks left traders looking for clues from on highOil traders had the benefit of a growing number of eyes in the sky following last month’s crippling attacks on Saudi Arabia’s crude processing facilities.
6:45 a.m. Sept. 30, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
European stocks close quarter with stronger gain than U.S.European stocks on Monday ended the quarter with a mild gain, capping three months of turmoil on the political and economic front.
11:35 a.m. Sept. 7, 2019 - By Isabel Coles
Iran threatens to take steps to stockpile of uranium for nuclear weapons Move comes after Europe failed to meet a deadline to offset the impact of U.S. sanctionsIran said Saturday it had accelerated its nuclear research work and threatened to take fresh steps within a month that could allow it to expand its stockpile of enriched uranium, a material that can be used to fuel a nuclear weapon.
2:00 a.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - By Mark Cobley
European markets rally on trade hopes and signs of Brexit delayEuropean markets mostly rose on Thursday morning, following gains across most of Asia and on Wall Street yesterday, after China said trade talks with the U.S. will resume in October.
4:31 a.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These 4 big blue chip stocks are cheap for a reason, cautions money manager Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day looks at four big U.S. companies that have stumbled after a solid ride between 2016 and 2018. The Felder Report’s Jesse Felder says they need to get a lot cheaper.
2:11 a.m. Aug. 9, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Vista Outdoor’s stock plunges to record low as firearms sales were ‘terrible’ Results miss expectations and outlook is lowered as demand fails to stabilize, tariff headwinds set to increaseShares of Vista Outdoor Inc. took a dive to a record low Thursday, as a “frankly terrible” firearms market led to disappointing fiscal first-quarter results and a lowered full-year outlook, dashing hopes that demand was finally stabilizing.
7:21 a.m. Aug. 5, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Gun stocks surge after President Trump tweets about tightening regulations Stock rallies buck the selloff in the broader stock market, as fears of stronger background checks overshadow trade-war concernsShares of shooting sports companies surged Monday, bucking the sharp selloff in the broader stock market, after President Trump tweeted about pushing for stronger background checks for gun buyers in the wake of the tragic events over the weekend.
7:00 a.m. Aug. 3, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
The Fed can’t stop a market meltdown, warns forecaster who called the 2008 housing bust Critical information for the U.S. trading dayExpectations over the Fed’s ability to fix all that ails the economy and markets may be running a little too hot, warns our call of the day, from James Stack, president of Stack Financial Management and owner of InvesTech Research.
2:24 a.m. Aug. 2, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S.-Russia nuclear arms control treaty dies; U.S. to test new weaponThe United States plans to test a new missile in coming weeks that would have been prohibited under a landmark, 32-year-old arms control treaty that the U.S. and Russia ripped up on Friday.
4:08 a.m. July 31, 2019 - Associated Press
Bus hit by roadside bomb in Afghanistan, at least 32 killedA roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including children, a provincial official said.
11:42 a.m. July 29, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow logs small gain but S&P 500, Nasdaq retreat from records ahead of Fed meeting Pfizer and Mylan announce off-patent drug combinationStocks finish mixed on Monday, with declines in the financials and communication-discretionary sector preventing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq from scoring fresh record closes.
10:22 a.m. July 25, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Airline stocks dragged down as Boeing 737 Max groundings sully earnings reports American Airline’s stock tumbles amid questions about its raised profit outlook, Southwest’s bounces after 737 Max return pushed backShares of airline companies traded mostly lower Thursday, as a more dire outlook on the groundings of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max planes sullied the earnings reports from Southwest Co. and American Airlines Group Inc.
4:54 a.m. July 25, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
How Boeing could ultimately be responsible for killing the bull market“I am concerned the market is underestimating just how bad things could go for Boeing,” Bill Blain warned in his morning note earlier this month. “When it does, the whole equity market will knee-jerk aggressively, triggering pain across all stocks.”
6:38 a.m. July 24, 2019 - By Claudia Assis
Boeing stock falls after ‘messy’ second quarter, doubts on yet another plane ‘It could have been worse’ at Boeing Boeing Co. shares fall after the aerospace and defense company reports a massive quarterly loss and casts doubt on yet another one of its planes.
4:50 a.m. July 24, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Dividend-paying stocks will leave Treasurys for dead, says mutual-fund company Federated Critical information for the U.S. trading dayFederated Investors’s chief equity market strategist Phil Orlando, says it’s high time investors wake up to the benefit of dividend paying stocks.
4:36 a.m. July 24, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow falls 140 points at the open as Boeing, Caterpillar deliver disappointing results U.S. stocks on Wednesday opened firmly lower, with weak results from Boeing Co. and Caterpillar Inc. , weighing on the Dow and the broader market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 140 points , or 0.5%, to reach 27,205, the S&P 500 index slipped 0.3% to 2,997, while the Nasdaq Composite Index retreated 0.3% to hit 8,230. Aerospace giant Boeing Co. swung to a loss in the second quarter, while Caterpillar, the manufacturing and construction-equipment giant produced weaker-than-expected results. Both companies are constituents of the Dow. ahead to renewed trade talks between the U.S. and China next week. Shares of Boeing and Caterpillar were from the Dow. In other news, regulators said they were increasing pressure on Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. , which may put the tech and social-media giants at risk of antitrust actions. Early Wednesday, Facebook shares fell after the it formally announced a $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for deceiving users about its privacy practices. Facebook is due to report second-quarter earnings after the close of trade Wednesday.
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