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Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre and Myles Udland break down the day's market action, as the Nasdaq Composite, Nasdaq 100, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 have their worst day since the February lows, specifically looking at the relative strength of the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) versus the S&P 500.
As stocks have fallen in March and February, average, everyday investors have not sold and in fact have increased their stock holdings. Some fund managers, on the other hand, have been selling.
Shares of Facebook (FB.O) fell 4.7 percent after Bloomberg reported the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating the social network company over its use of personal data. The stock sank almost 7 percent on Monday, sparking a market-wide sell-off, after a whistleblower said a political consultancy hired by Donald Trump improperly accessed information on 50 million Facebook users to sway public opinion. The S&P 500 technology index (.SPLRCT), after a fleeting advance at the open, were back in the red, adding to losses on Monday as Facebook's data privacy issues hit the sector on fears of increased regulation over how companies use data.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are edging higher Tuesday as energy companies climb with oil prices and banks move up along with interest rates. The market was recovering some of its losses from a day earlier. Other sectors including retailers and industrials are also bouncing back. Facebook is dropping again following reports the Federal Trade Commission will investigate its handling of user data and Oracle is plunging after releasing disappointing results and forecasts.
Stocks rise on Tuesday, following sharp losses in the previous session that were led by a selloff in Facebook, and as investors renew their concerns over a brewing global trade war.
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Traders fully expect the Fed's monetary-policy committee to raise benchmark borrowing costs by a quarter percentage point at a meeting that starts Tuesday and culminates Wednesday with Powell's first press ...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was sitting pretty at the end of January. The S&P 500 has risen 0.2% to 2717.22 this morning, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 131.20 points, or 0.5%, to 24,742.11. The Nasdaq Composite has advanced 0.2% to 7356.26.
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Treasury yields rose on Tuesday as traders positioned themselves ahead of the start of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting commencing later Tuesday, that is expected to reveal an upbeat outlook for the economy ...
S&P 500 technology stocks, after a fleeting advance at the opening bell, were back modestly in the red, adding to Monday's steep losses when Facebook Inc's data privacy issues hit the sector. Investors are also focused on the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting where it is expected to raise interest rates by a quarter percentage point. The past nine years of U.S. stock market gains have come with the Fed fostering an environment of easy money for the financial system, but it has begun gradually withdrawing that accommodation as the economy appears to be on healthier footing.
U.S. stock-index benchmarks on Tuesday attempts to bounce back after a sharp selloff in the previous session powered by social-media giant Facebook Inc.’s worst daily decline in about four years, which ...
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Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc. shares tanked nearly 18% in extremely heavy Tuesday morning trade after Kerrisdale Capital put out a short report on the company. "Stock has run up on unimportant breakthrough-therapy ...
One of the market’s longest and most pronounced trends is showing no signs of slowing, let alone stopping or reversing.
Investors are betting that interest rates won’t shoot through the psychological three percent barrier. One sign? Cash pouring into this dividend-focused equity exchange-traded fund.