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With 2018 winding down, Goldman Sachs recommends paying attention to some key market topics that could play important roles in 2019.
The pound plunged as Brexit again threw the U.K. government into turmoil. Trade-sensitive industrial shares led the S&P 500 Index higher in afternoon trading amid hope that China and the U.S. would de-escalate their trade spat before the G20 summit later this month, even as the threat of new tariffs looms. For all the worries assailing investors -- Brexit, the trade dispute and Italian budget stress -- they are at least receiving a steady message from the U.S. central bank.
By April Joyner NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks reversed course to trade higher on Thursday after a Financial Times report that further U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports would be paused spurred optimism ...
Paul Tudor Jones, a hedge-fund luminary, says he’s stress-testing his portfolio of corporate debt because he expects a tumultuous road ahead for that market segment.
U.S. stocks reversed course to trade higher on Thursday after a Financial Times report that further U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports would be paused spurred optimism that the two countries could resolve ...
The latest earnings season seemed to contribute to the sharp selloff in stocks during October, as some companies reported bullish earnings that were more than offset by bearish guidance about future earnings prospects. Collectively, though, the S&P 500 (SPX) results through the week ended Nov. 8 were 4.9% better than analysts expected during the Sept. 28 week, i.e., just before the start of the latest earnings season (Fig. 1). In aggregate, the negative guidance that corporate managements provided during earnings conference calls somewhat deflated analysts’ consensus earnings estimates for the fourth-quarter of 2018 and the quarters of 2019 (Fig. 2).
Markets turned losses into gains on reports that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told some corporate executives new tariffs on Chinese goods were being delayed.
Walmart may be bruised by Amazon, but it's learning how to fight back. Like other retailers, Walmart is benefiting from a strong job market and rising consumer confidence. Walmart posted strong sales across a wide range of products from toys and back-to-school items to fresh food.
Stocks rise Thursday after a choppy morning as cautious optimism seeped into the market following a report that the U.S. is backing off from its belligerent stance against China on trade.
Wall Street is under pressure from major tech stocks. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith has details from the New York Stock Exchange.
U.S. stocks close lower Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average logging its longest losing streak in three months. S&P 500 falls for fifth day. Oil prices bounced up.