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6:49 p.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets little changed as traders seek direction Hang Seng stable after big loss Monday; Nikkei inches upAsian markets sought direction in early trading Tuesday, as traders awaited the next development in U.S.-China trade talks and violent protests continued in Hong Kong.
11:24 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow closes at record after Boeing surges on report of 737 Max early return Treasury markets are closed in observance of Veterans Day but the stock market stays openU.S. stock market benchmarks came off intraday lows on Monday after Boeing said its grounded 737 Max fleet could see a return to service early next year
11:08 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow ekes out 9th record close of 2019 as Boeing's stock rally contributes 112 pointsU.S. stocks mostly ended lower Monday as comments from President Donald Trump over the weekend sparked some concern about a partial pact with China and the U.S. on trade. However, gains in Boeing Co. , helped the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average avoid a finish in negative territory, amid reports that the aviation and defense contractor will resume deliveries of its controversial 737 MAX as soon as January. Dow component Boeing contributed more than 112 points to the index, with a dollar gain in any one of the 30 Dow components translating to a 6.8-point swing in the stock-market gauge. The Dow closed less than 0.1% at 27,691. Equity benchmarks had been under pressure on the day as Trump over the weekend said discussions with China and the U.S. were going "very nicely," but cautioned that recent reports about an agreement to roll back tariffs, as a part of a preliminary trade resolution, weren't accurate. The Dow marked its ninth record finish this year. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 index closed 0.2% lower at 27,691, while the Nasdaq Composite Index finished 0.1% lower at 8,464. (All closing levels are on a preliminary).
10:13 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Gold prices end lower to extend skid to 3-month low as haven demand fades Palladium prices shed more than 3% on MondayGold futures on Monday finish solidly lower to start the week, as appetite for the perceived safety of assets like precious commodities continued to unravel
9:25 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Jeremy C. Owens
Walmart, weed and a couple of crucial tech earnings are coming your way Earnings Watch: With the quarter nearing the halfway point and nearly 90% of S&P 500 results posted, the earnings recession appears destined to continueThe quarter is about to hit its halfway point, but earnings season is already reaching the final stages.
7:32 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Michael Brush
Winter is coming: These stocks can fire up your portfolio as energy demand spikes Natural gas companies will benefit from colder-than-average temperatures this winterNatural gas companies will benefit from colder-than-average temperatures this winter, writes Michael Brush.
7:31 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Here’s what may drive stocks yet higher (hint: it isn’t a tariff resolution or the Fed) 2019’s low bar could make earnings look much better next year says, DataTrekMediocre corporate earnings throughout 2019 means 2020 will look better by comparison.
6:49 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend pauses: U.S. benchmarks pull in (modestly) from record highs Focus: Health care sector sustains November breakout, UPS tags 21-month high, XLV, UPS, SNE, NUE, ARWRU.S. stocks are lower early Monday, pressured after the U.S. tempered trade-progress expectations, and with the bond markets closed for Veterans Day. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 is digesting a decisive November breakout, a rally punctuated by three straight record closes to conclude last week.
5:37 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Two surveys of global businesses slump to gloomiest level since recessionIt’s as bad a time for the global economy as any since the end of the last recession, according to two separate surveys released on Monday.
4:33 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow falls 150 points as Trump cools trade-talk optimismU.S. stocks retreated at the start of trade Monday as a lack of progress on China-U.S. trade negotiations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 150 points, or 0.6%, at 27,530, those for the S&P 500 index slipped 0.5% to 3,077, while the Nasdaq Composite Index skidded 0.6% lower at 8,429. President Donald Trump over the weekend said discussions with China and the U.S. were going "very nicely" but cautioned that recent reports about an agreement to roll back tariffs, as a part of a preliminary trade resolution, weren't accurate, cooling a rally for stocks that had driven them to fresh all-time highs last week.
3:49 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
British pound surges after Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage says he won’t challenge Conservative seats FTSE 100 led lower by miners, energyThe British pound shot higher on Monday, after Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said his party won’t contest seats captured by the ruling Conservative Party in the last election.
2:13 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These highflying stocks hold big clues to a broader year-end rally Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day says investors wanting to know if stocks have some juice left for the rest of the year should keep an eye on this highflying set.
12:37 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Europe stocks sag on China trade and Hong Kong violence concernsEuropean stocks on Monday sagged on concerns over the progress of U.S.-China trade talks and violence in Hong Kong.
10:55 p.m. Nov. 10, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets fall as Hong Kong violence escalates, trade tensions linger Stocks sink in Hong Kong, mainland ChinaAsian markets fell in early trading Monday amid trade tensions between the U.S. and China and escalating violence in Hong Kong.
5:22 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
A ‘golden cross’ is forming in a key stock-market index of small-caps A bullish cross is set to form in the Russell 2000 index as soon as MondayThings are starting to turn around in a big way for small-capitalization U.S. stocks, as their larger-cap brethren enjoy a string of recent record closes.
4:16 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Founder of world’s biggest hedge fund says ‘world has gone mad’ with easy money and ‘system is broken’ Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio says companies are ‘selling dreams’Ray Dalio, the founder of hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates, believes that investors aren’t necessarily investing on a solid footing.
4:00 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
U.S. Treasury’s 10-year yield surge to three month highs may be good news for the stock market Fed cutting interest rates this year also supports equities despite long term yield rise The surge in the benchmark U.S. Treasury 10-year note yield to three month highs in the past week could be giving a thumbs up to equity investors despite the implied rise in the cost of capital from a higher yield curve.
12:35 p.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold suffers its biggest weekly percentage decline in 2½ years Silver ETF notches sharpest weekly slide in 3 yearsGold futures settle with loss on Friday, at their lowest in more than three months, to post their biggest weekly percentage decline since May 2017.
11:46 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Stock market edges up to new record close even as Trump says he hasn’t agreed to roll back China tariffs Disney shares up after earnings beatU.S. stocks inched up to close at fresh record highs Friday even through President Trump said the administration had yet to agree to roll back import duties on China as part of a “phase-one” trade deal.
11:28 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year Treasury yield sees biggest weekly jump in around a monthU.S. Treasury yields were mostly steady on Friday, capping a weeklong surge, after signs of progress toward a U.S.-China trade deal pushed long-term government rates to multimonth highs this week.
11:18 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By William Watts
How the Fed’s ‘quasi-QE’ helped turn a prominent stock-market bear bullish on cyclicals — for now Cyclical stocks poised to outperform over next 6 months: Stifel’s BannisterStifel’s Barry Bannister, who called last year’s fourth-quarter equities selloff, tells MarketWatch in an interview why he’s turned positive on the market — for now — and looks for cyclical stocks to rally over the next six months.
6:57 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting bullish market rotation, S&P 500 digests decisive November breakout Focus: November cross currents across asset classes strengthen bull case, 10-year yield signals trend shift, TNX, UUP, GLD, FXY, XLU, IYRU.S. stocks are mixed early Friday, treading water in the wake of potentially consequential November breakouts. Against this backdrop, each big three benchmark is digesting a rally to all-time highs, a move punctuated by bullish market rotation — across sectors and asset classes — strengthening the bull case.
4:37 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
London stocks slip as commodity-related stocks, banks weighThe FTSE 100 index is down Friday, threatening a winning streak that has stretched for five sessions.
12:28 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks pull back as investors cool on U.S.-China trade progress Luxury goods group Richemont tumbles after profit missA risk-off mood was settling in for European stocks on Friday, after investors curbed their enthusiasm over U.S.-China trade developments.
6:36 p.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets mixed amid conflicting reports of tariff rollbacks Nikkei about flat, while Hang Seng retreats slightlyAsian markets were mixed in early trading Friday as investors sought clarity after conflicting messages about the state of U.S.-China trade talks.
11:24 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Semiconductor stocks are in bubble territory, these analysts say One index is up more than 84% in the year to dateLofty valuations, shaky demand, a global trade war - these analysts are bearish on semiconductor equipment.
11:16 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year, 30-year Treasury yield hits three-month high as trade optimism powers bond selloff Bond market pessimism about global economic growth succumbs to optimism about U.S. - China trade dealU.S. Treasury yields jump on Thursday after a resurgence of optimism about a U.S - China trade deal weighed on demand for safe haven assets such as government paper in a volatile week that has seen bond prices fluctuate in line with the ever-changing state of the trade talks.
9:23 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Gold drops to a 3-month low as yields climb on signs of progress U.S.-China trade talks The yellow metal is on pace for its steepest weekly slide since May 2017Gold futures drop Thursday to post their lowest finish in three months, as renewed optimism about a near-term, partial U.S.-China trade agreement stirred a rise in debt yields, dulling the appeal of precious metals.
7:01 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting bull-flag breakouts, U.S. benchmarks extend rally to ‘clear skies’ territory Focus: Japan and China stage November breakouts, EWJ, FXI, AMD, ATVI, NTCT, AUDCU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Thursday, rising amid reports that China and the U.S. are close to an agreement that will cancel planned import tariffs. Against this backdrop, the major U.S. benchmarks have concurrently tagged all-time highs, staging bull-flag breakouts amid distinctly bullish early-November price action.
5:34 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
EIA reports a smaller-than-expected weekly increase in U.S. natural-gas suppliesThe U.S. that domestic supplies of natural gas rose by 34 billion cubic feet for the week ended Nov. 1. That was smaller than the build of 39 billion cubic feet expected, on average, by analysts polled by S&P Global Platts. Total stocks now stand at 3.729 trillion cubic feet, up 530 billion cubic feet from a year ago and 29 billion cubic feet above the five-year average, the government said. December natural gas traded at $2.863 per million British thermal units, up 3.5 cents, or 1.2%, from Wednesday's settlement. It was trading at $2.815 .
12:34 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Trade optimism fuels new four-year high in European stocksEuropean stocks rose on Thursday for a fifth straight session, getting a boost from a report about the U.S. and China agreeing on how they would remove tariffs.
6:41 p.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets slip on report of possible trade-deal delay Stocks in Hong Kong, mainland China retreatAsian markets were mostly down in early trading Thursday as investors continued to mull the likelihood of a trade deal between the U.S. and China.
11:37 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Stocks drift to close steady after China trade deal reported delayed as earnings season winds down HP Inc. shares gain following report of potential Xerox bid U.S. stocks close little changed Wednesday on reports the trade deal with China is delayed as third quarter earnings reporting period winds down.
8:54 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold recoups some of its recent losses, but holds below $1,500 Copper prices pull back after Tuesday’s climbGold futures settled higher Wednesday, a day after the precious metal lost its grip on the psychologically significant $1,500 mark amid gains in stocks, yields and a firmer U.S. dollar — all headwinds for the commodity.
7:11 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Stock market hits Wednesday slides lower amid report that U.S.-China trade-deal signing may be delayedU.S. stocks on Wednesday registered modest losses, hitting the lows of the session after that a meeting between President Donald Trump and his counterpart in China to ink a preliminary trade pact with President Xi Jinping could be delayed until December, citing a senior official of the Trump administration. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1% at 27,465, the S&P 500 index declined 0.1% at 3,070, while the Nasdaq Composite Index retreated 0.5% to 8,394. Reuters reported that it was still possible a phase one agreement aimed at ending a damaging trade war would not be reached, "but a deal was more likely than not."
6:40 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bullish holding pattern, S&P 500 digests decisive November breakout Focus: Crude oil presses 200-day average, Transports challenge 52-week highs, USO, IYT, CAT, ADI, WUBA, RMBSU.S. stocks are mixed early Wednesday, treading water as the major benchmarks digest potentially consequential early-November breakouts. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has virtually flatlined mid-week, asserting a bullish holding pattern just under record highs.
4:30 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
U.S. stocks could be in for a world of hurt if this trend reverts to the mean Dickson believes that European stocks will have their day in the sunFor the past decade, the U.S. has dominated Europe when it comes to market returns. But it wasn’t always like that.
1:33 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks set to pause on a winning streak, while Société Générale lifts the banking sector German factory orders show signs of lifeEuropean stock markets struggled to find a footing on Wednesday, following a string of gains, with plenty of earnings news for investors to take in.
6:56 p.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets flat as investors eye trade-deal developments Nikkei, Hang Seng little changed as traders rein in optimismAsian markets were little changed in early trading Tuesday, as investors awaited further developments in U.S.-China trade talks.
11:41 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Icahn hedge-fund protégé says these have been the 2 biggest ‘pain trades’ lately Growth underperforming value has hurt hedge-fund investors, Meister saysKeith Meister says hedge funds have been struggling with a pair of “pain trades” that have made it even more challenging than it already has been for active managers
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