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Stock futures: Microsoft and Northrop led six breakouts, but only Huya impressed as the stock market rally fizzled Thursday. Apple and Lululemon fell below buy points.
The main U.S. stock indexes finished the day about flat, following Wednesday’s rate cut by the Federal Reserve. Microsoft stock gained after declaring its latest buyback plans and a dividend increase.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 53.44 points (or 0.2%) today, possibly because the market gave a thumbs up to yesterday's 0.25% rate cut by the Fed.
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Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a gain in Microsoft offsetting a dip in Apple, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing. Microsoft rose 1.8% after unveiling a $40 billion stock buyback plan, while Apple declined 0.8% and the S&P 500 ended virtually unchanged. The S&P 500 was than less than 1% below its closing record high hit in July as investors became more optimistic about the resumption of talks between the United States and China aimed at laying the groundwork for high-level trade negotiations in early October.
U.S. stocks struggled to hold on to modest gains on Thursday as investors weighed better-than-expected housing and manufacturing data, a day after the second interest rate cut of 2019 by the Federal Reserve.
On Thursday, U.S. equity benchmarks were staging a test of fresh all-time highs, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the second time in as many meetings.
The S&P 500 flirted with record territory but lost steam ahead of the closing bell on Thursday, with major indexes ending on either side of unchanged. The S&P 500 ended less than a point lower near 3,006, according to preliminary figures, after seeing a session high of 3,021.99, shy of its all-time closing high of 3,025.86 set on July 26. The Dow fell around 53 points to close near 27,093, while the Nasdaq Composite held on to a gain of around 5 points, or 0.1%, to finish near 8,183.
DOW UPDATE Dragged down by declines for shares of Walt Disney and Home Depot, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is falling Thursday afternoon. Shares of Walt Disney (DIS) and Home Depot (HD) are contributing to the blue-chip gauge's intraday decline, as the Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 72 points, or 0.
A Microsoft-led rally in technology shares pushed U.S. stock indexes higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary intervention. Shares of the software giant rose 2.2% after the company unveiled a $40 billion stock buyback plan, boosting the S&P 500 benchmark index and driving the broader technology sector up 0.8%. The S&P 500 was about 10 points shy of its record high of 3,027.98, as markets also turned optimistic about low-level trade talks between the United States and China.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average tried to stay flat as stocks cooled slightly from bigger Fed-rate-cut-inspired gains in today's stock market.
“The Democratic Party seems to be leaning towards the left on policies, which is very harmful for the economy. I don’t like the shift to the left,” he explained, adding we could see a 25% plunge in the market if Warren gets elected.
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DOW UPDATE The Dow Jones Industrial Average is nearly flat Thursday afternoon with shares of Walt Disney and Apple Inc. facing the biggest declines for the price-weighted average. The Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 2 points (0.
The Federal Reserve lowered interest rates by a quarter point, with some responses suggesting it made a blunder of historic proportions. But history indicates it might have made the right choice.
Investing.com - A strong opening stock rally Thursday faded in the afternoon in part because of worries about the upcoming U.S.-China trade talks.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has moved within arm's length of reaching new all-time highs amid a breakout by Microsoft. China's Huya also broke out.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite all rose the day after the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates again.
When momentum stocks blew up, everyone got excited about the possibility that it would be value’s turn to shine. But with the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates, there’s a good chance that investors will just go back to buying what has worked.
Sept 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, boosted by Microsoft Corp and energy stocks, a day after the Federal Reserve cut rates as expected but played down hopes of further monetary easing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 38.97 points, or 0.14%, at the open to 27,186.05. The S&P 500 opened higher by 3.63 points, or 0.12%, at 3,010.36. The Nasdaq Composite gained 16.20 points, or 0.20%, to 8,193.59 at the opening bell.