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NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. indexes closed mostly lower Monday as investors bought banks but sold most other types of stocks, including health care and technology companies. Energy stocks sank along with oil prices.
The S&P 500 lost 2.5 points, or 0.09%, to 2,798.65 as of 9:50 AM ET (13:50 GMT), while the Dow decreased 14 points, or 0.06%, to 25,005.06 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 0.5 point, or 0.01%, to 7,825.53.
European stocks finished lower Monday, with mining shares pulling back as Chinese economic data highlighted concerns surrounding a global trade war. Bank stocks advanced however, as Deutsche Bank AG offered a brighter outlook for its upcoming earnings report.
Investing.com – U.S. futures were flat as investors turn their focus to corporate earnings.The S&P 500 futures fell half a point or 0.02% to 2,802.75 as of 6:49 AM ET (10:49 GMT) while Dow futures increased eight points or 0.03% to 25,012.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures gained six points or 0.08% to 7,399.25.U.S. President Donald Trump wraps up his European tour on Monday with a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. ...
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index closed higher last week and broke the two-week losing streak. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on Monday. However, the FTSE 100 Index lost strength in the morning session amid the weak market sentiment.
Data showing China's economy and factory production growth had slowed sent Asian markets lower at the start of the week, as investors fret an escalating trade battle between China and the United States may soon start to damage the real economy . European shares, which have rallied off three-month lows in July, mostly opened higher although the gains were limited and temporary.
Asian shares fell on Monday, brushing off a firmer Wall Street lead, as data showed China's economy and factory production growth slowing, compounding wider fears about Beijing's worsening trade war with Washington. China's economy grew 6.7 percent in the second quarter of 2018, cooling from the 6.8 percent growth registered in each of the previous three quarters. While the GDP figures were in line with market expectations, the new data also showed slower-than-expected growth in China's industrial output, pointing to slowing momentum and prompting some analysts to call for stronger government measures to support growth.
European stocks end slightly higher on Friday, extending their weekly gains as concerns over a potential global trade war remained on the back burner and investors instead focused on a raft of prominent bank earnings out of the U.S.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index regained strength on Thursday and rebounded from one-week low price levels. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened the day higher on Friday and was trading with strength at four-week high price levels in the morning session.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day.
European stock markets finish solidly higher Thursday, recovering a portion of the losses accumulated after the prior day’s selloff that came amid heightened concerns of a global trade war.
The S&P 500 gained 9 points, or 0.33%, to 2,783.10 as of 9:46 AM ET (13:46 GMT), while the Dow increased 139 points, or 0.56%, to 24,839.64 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was up 35 points, or 0.46%, to 7,751.87.
Investing.com – U.S. futures rose on Thursday, as the NATO summit in Brussels was in focus and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke in favor of the alliance.The S&P 500 futures rose 15 points or 0.54% to 2,789.00 as of 6:47 AM ET (10:47 GMT) while Dow futures increased 177 points or 0.72% to 24,866.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures gained 34 points or 0.47% to 7,287.75.Trump said the U.S. is committed to NATO, as he participates in the last day of the NATO summit in Brussels.“I believe in NATO,” Trump said at a news conference on Thursday morning. ...
Stocks were off to a strong start Thursday, as the tone improved in U.S. trade war and NATO rhetoric. Airlines rallied on Delta Air earnings. CA spiked on takeover news.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index pulled back on Wednesday and broke the four-day gaining streak. However, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on July 12 and was trading with strength in the morning session.
The S&P 500 lost 14 points or 0.51% to 2,779.58 as of 9:43 AM ET (13:43 GMT) while the Dow composite decreased 140 points or 0.56% to 24,779.06 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 43 points or 0.56% to 7,715.99.
European stock markets closes in the red Wednesday, as traders fret over the fallout from a potential global trade war after the U.S. said it plans to hit Chinese goods with another $200 billion in tariffs.
Stocks and global markets shifted sharply lower Wednesday, as an expansion of the U.S.-China trade war threatened to snap the market's four-day win streak.
The S&P 500 gained six points or 0.24% to 2,790.80 as of 9:39 AM ET (13:39 GMT) while the Dow composite increased 109 points or 0.44% to 24,885.76 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite was up over 12 points or 0.17% to 7,769.08.
European stocks rose on Tuesday, scoring a sixth straight session of gains as traders ignored trade war concerns for now and instead looked ahead to what is expected to be a positive earnings season.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index rose to three-week high price levels on Monday and started this week on a stronger note. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index opened higher on July 10 and pulled back in the morning session.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a slightly higher opening bell, as investors wait for second quarter corporate earnings results to kick off.The S&P 500 futures rose five points or 0.20% to 2,773.50 as of 6:47 AM ET (10:47 GMT) while Dow futures increased 58 points or 0.23% to 24,832.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures gained 21 points or 0.29% to 7,321.75.Second quarter earnings begins this week, with PepsiCo (NASDAQ:PEP) reporting higher than expected financial results. The beverage firm rose 1.60% in pre-market trading. ...
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday as overnight gains on Wall Street and the lack of bad news surrounding U.S.-China tariffs boosted sentiment.
Investing.com – Wall Street was higher as last week’s jobs report eased trade war worry.The S&P 500 gained 15 points or 0.58% to 2,775.80 as of 9:41 AM ET (13:41 GMT) while the Dow composite increased 199 points or 0.81% to 24,655.50 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite was up over 46 points or 0.61% to 7,735.11.Markets were pushed higher after the U.S. added more jobs than expected in June, helping ease trade tensions. The upbeat data boosted expectations that the Federal Reserve would continue to gradually increase interest rates. ...
European stocks finished higher Monday, posting a fifth-straight advance, with U.K. stocks getting a boost from the pound’s drop on upheaval within the British government.