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Stocks pull back from record highs as the drama builds in Washington.
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action.
U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, putting the major indexes on track for three straight weeks of gains as hopes of a strong earnings season overshadowed fears of a potential U.S. government shutdown. ...
Streaming device maker Roku (ROKU) will soon have its own voice assistant, known simply as Roku, for its streaming devices. The voice assistant will be launched in the form of a free software update later this year.
According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, a new German law now requires Facebook (FB), Alphabet’s (GOOG) Youtube, and Twitter (TWTR) to monitor the content on their respective platforms going forward. The German law was passed in June 2017. While it was supposed to take effect in October, regulators gave tech companies time to prepare their systems to police and delete banned content.
U.S. stock index futures posted gains ahead of the open on Friday, as investors paid close attention to the political space, as shutdown concerns linger.
If the U.S. government shuts down this weekend, will the stock market’s nearly uninterrupted march higher also come to a close?
The S&P 500 declined 0.2% to 2798.03 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 97.84 points, or 0.4%, to 26,017.81. As I noted earlier, it sure felt like investor attention was elsewhere, like on the U.S. Treasury market, where the 10-year yield has been slowly pushing higher. Investor also swarmed into Treasury inflation protected securities, or TIPS, anticipating inflation that hasn't shown up just yet.
Wall Street fell on Thursday as losses in industrials and interest-rate sensitive sectors offset marginal gains in tech stocks. "We'll continue to see a tug-of-war between how fast the economy grows and how fast interest rates rise," said Kate Warne, investment strategist at Edward Jones in St. Louis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 97.84 points, or 0.37 percent, to 26,017.81, the S&P 500 lost 4.53 points, or 0.16 percent, to 2,798.03 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 2.23 points, or 0.03 percent, to 7,296.05.
U.S. stock benchmarks finish lower Thursday, pressured by worries over the possibility of a partial government shutdown, as investors sorted through a fresh batch of quarterly earnings results.
Shares on Wall Street took a breather after the strongest performance of the year for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the benchmark S&P 500 saw the indexes close above 26,000 and 2,800, respectively, for the first time on Wednesday. Equities were held in check by a 3.09 percent drop in aerospace company Boeing, the best performing Dow component so far the year. Utilities, down 0.62 percent and real estate, off 0.98 percent, also came under pressure as yields on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note touched a 10-month high.