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Remember the stock market surge in January 2018, when the S&P 500 hit 2,873, which was a record high at the time? Sixteen months later, the stock market is still flirting with those same levels. Yahoo Finance's Scott Gamm joined 'The Final Round' to discuss.
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Jim Cramer says there's a shortage of buyable stocks on the market and that money managers are staying out of these sectors.
Asian stocks and China’s yuan were little changed in trading Wednesday as traders await the next page in the U.S.-China trade war -- and any fresh narratives on the Federal Reserve, which releases minutes from its last policy meeting today. Japanese shares hit the session lows and U.S. equity futures slid as Bloomberg reported the Trump administration is blacklisting up to five Chinese surveillance firms. Shares in South Korean fluctuated and Australian stocks remained near an 11-year high.
Stock futures: The stock market rally attempt rose on China trade war news on Huawei. Growth stocks fared well. Apple, chips and other China-exposed stocks bounced.
Markets in Asia traded cautiously in the afternoon. The U.S. temporarily backed off on restrictions on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, but trade tensions continued to linger. Markets in Asia were subdued on Wednesday afternoon as trade tensions continued to linger between the U.S. and China.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 197.43 points, or 0.77%, to close at 25,877.33. The S&P 500 gained 24.13 points, or 0.85%, to end at 2864.36, and the Nasdaq Composite added 83.35 points, or 1.08%, to close at 7785.72.
Crane made a bid for valve maker Circor, which has struggled as the price of oil fell. The bid could mean larger industrial companies are looking at the oil patch again as a source of growth.
Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday after the U.S. government temporarily postponed proposed restrictions on technology sales to Chinese companies.
Technology companies helped power stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, snapping the market's two-day losing streak.
Stocks close solidly higher Tuesday, following a temporary reprieve on restrictions on U.S. exports to China telecom giant Huawei Technologies, reflecting a slight reduction of tensions in one front of the Sino-American tariff war.
Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector. U.S. President Donald Trump added Huawei to a trade blacklist last week, leading several companies to suspend business with the world's largest telecom equipment maker, a move that could weigh on their sales. Chipmakers, many of which sell to Huawei, bore the brunt of Monday's sell-off.
Savita Subramanian argues that investors should look toward less popular sectors, like financial services.