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The Dow ended lower Thursday as manufacturing giant 3M shares slumped on the heels of disappointing quarterly earnings and guidance. However, advances in tech shares helped keep the Nasdaq in the green, and losses less pronounced in the S&P 500.
The dollar held around some of its strongest levels in two years, European stocks were set to inch up after a mixed run for Asian equities and oil cooled from its 2019 highs as investors waited for US growth data due on Friday.
Dow Jones futures: Intel tumbled late on guidance, a bad sign for chips and the stock market rally. Amazon earnings crushed views. Proofpoint fell on its outlook.
Japan is set to begin a 10-day holiday from April 27 to May 6 to celebrate the enthronement of the country's Crown Prince Naruhito. Mainland Chinese shares declined on the day, with the Shanghai composite slipping 1.20% to 3,086.40 and the Shenzhen component declining about 1.28% to 9,780.82. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 declined 0.22% to close at 22,258.73 as shares of index heavyweights Softbank Group 9984.T-JP and Fanuc 6954.T-JP declined.
Major U.S. stock indexes ended mostly lower Thursday, dragged down by losses in several industrial companies. 3M, which makes Post-it notes and other products, plunged after announcing weak results and ...
The S&P 500 closed just barely lower on Thursday, as a dive in industrial stocks and concerns about slowing global growth eclipsed gains in Facebook and Microsoft. The industrials sector fell 1.99% with hefty drags from 3M, United Parcel Service Inc and Raytheon Co after they reported disappointing results. Fedex Corp also slumped after UPS's profit miss.
U.S. stock indexes finished mostly lower Thursday as disappointing earnings reports from several industrial sector companies weighed on the market, offsetting strong results from Facebook, Microsoft and others.
The S&P 500 closed just barely lower on Thursday, as a dive in industrial stocks and concerns about slowing global growth eclipsed gains in Facebook and Microsoft. The industrials sector fell 1.99% with hefty drags from 3M , United Parcel Service Inc and Raytheon Co after they reported disappointing results.
U.S. stock indexes were mixed on Thursday, and so were the earnings reports. Industrial stocks were under pressure after disappointing earnings, as (MMM) (ticker: MMM) dragged theDow Jones Industrial Average into the red. U.S. stocks saw some good and bad news amid many earnings reports on Thursday, which had different effects on the three major indexes.
The dollar rose to almost a two-year high against the euro on Thursday on an upbeat U.S. capital goods report, while world equities slid as weak economic data from South Korea and a profit warning from 3M Co renewed concerns about global growth. New orders for U.S.-made capital goods increased by the most in eight months in March, which combined with worries about the economic health of the euro zone knocked the single currency to its lowest against the greenback since May 2017. "The dollar is benefiting from strong domestic data, weak data abroad and a slew of dovish central bank meetings," said John Doyle, vice president of dealing and trading at Tempus Inc in Washington.
Jeremy Grantham, an investor credited with calling the 2000 and 2008 downturns, told CNBC on Thursday that investors should get inured to lackluster returns in the stock market for the next two decades, after a century of handsome gains.
U.S. stocks close mostly lower Thursday as manufacturing-related sectors logged big losses, offsetting a rally in social-media shares.
The stock market shook off a morning slump and closed with the Nasdaq composite modestly higher and S&P 500 a fraction lower, as some key areas of the market took heavy blows.
Stocks saw a mixed finish Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling triple digits as shares of 3M Co. were routed following disappointing quarterly results. The S&P 500 lost around 1 point to end near 2,926, virtually flat on the day, according to preliminary figures, while the Nasdaq Composite rose around 17 points, or 0.2%, to end near 8,119. Stocks were underpinned by a strong performance by tech heavyweights following first quarter results, with Facebook Inc. rising 5.8% and Microsoft Corp. advancing 3.3%. The Dow ended around 135 points lower near 26,462, a loss of 0.5%, reflecting in part a nearly 13% tumble by 3M.
The S&P 500 ended Thursday's session slightly lower as a dive in industrials stocks and concerns about slowing global growth overshadowed gains in Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp. The Dow Jones Industrial ...
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The S&P 500 was clinging to a small gain on Thursday as concerns about slowing global growth and a dive in industrials stocks overshadowed gains in Facebook and Microsoft. The industrials sector fell 1.6% due to sharp declines in 3M, United Parcel Service Inc, Raytheon Co and Fedex Corp after disappointing results. On the other hand, Facebook Inc rose 6% and Microsoft Corp climbed 3.5% after the technology heavyweights reported better-than-expected results.
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The S&P 500 was flat on Thursday as gains in Facebook and Microsoft were overshadowed by 3M's bleak quarterly report, which sparked concerns about slowing global growth. Shares of the Post-it notes maker tumbled 12%, on track to post their biggest percentage decline in over three decades, after the company cut its 2019 earnings forecast and said it would lay off 2,000 workers.
Microsoft and a few FANG stocks helped boost the Nasdaq. 3M weighed down the Dow Jones Industrial Average on poor Q1 results.
Jeremy Grantham, the acclaimed investor credited with predicting the 2000 and 2008 downturns, says that investors should get inured to lackluster returns.