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A new report from Dutch bank ING predicts tough times for the U.S. economy after the 2020 election but just how tough depends on who wins.
Equity markets in Asia faltered on Wednesday amid losses in South Korea and uncertainty over China's plans for further stimulus as the economy shows signs of regaining its footing. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.3 percent lower, erasing early gains in the wake of record closing highs on Wall Street overnight. In Asia, the biggest regional loser was South Korea's KOSPI, which fell 1 percent.
The weaker tone in Asian equities contrasts with the overnight move in the U.S., which was bolstered by the fact that almost 80 percent of S&P 500 companies have reported results that exceeded estimates.
Stocks in Asia gave up early gains on Wednesday, bucking a strong lead from Wall Street after it closed at record highs , while oil took a breather and the Australian dollar slid on subdued inflation ...
Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday as the rally on Wall Street, where the S&P 500 logged an all-time record high close, ran out of steam. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.6% to 22,136.56 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong fell 0.9% to 29,707.64. The Shanghai Composite index declined 0.9% to 3,169.20 and the Kospi in South Korea gave up 1.3% to 2,191.89.
Stock futures were steady amid a wave of earnings from Snap, Texas Instruments, eBay, iRobot and more. Texas Instruments signaled that a chip downturn may last longer than expected.
The S&P 500 hit an all-time high Tuesday, marking the stock market's complete recovery from a nosedive at the end of last year.
Shares in Asia slipped in afternoon trade, and Australia's ASX 200 touched more than 10-year highs on Wednesday. Meanwhile, oil prices touched nearly six month highs on Tuesday as they continued their ascent after U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday that it will not extend sanctions waivers to countries that import Iranian oil. Stocks in Asia pared earlier gains as they declined in Wednesday afternoon trade despite the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite closing at record-high territory overnight on Wall Street.
Stocks in 2019 have thus far befuddled Michael Wilson, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite breaking out above their closing records in Tuesday trade.
The S&P 500 index closed at a record high Tuesday, surpassing the peak it set last September and recouping all the ground it lost in a nosedive late last year. The Nasdaq index also closed at a new high. ...
Markets are foward looking. That means the economic data that so worries investors will pick up in the summer. That’s good news for stocks.
The S&P 500 is on track to have its best year since 1987, while the Nasdaq is on track for its best year since 1991. And there’s no end in sight.
The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq registered record closing highs after a broadbased rally on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown. In Tuesday's trading the benchmark index finally erased all the steep losses it saw in late 2018 by ending the day above the previous record reached on Sept. 20.
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs Tuesday as investors cheered the latest batch of solid corporate earnings, including those from blue-chip Coca-Cola Co. and social-media brands such as Twitter Inc.
The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq Composite on Tuesday finished in record territory, notching all-time highs for the first time since fall and late summer, powered by gains in health-care and the consumer-discretionary sectors. The S&P 500 index finished up 0.9%, or 26 points, at 2,934 (on a preliminary basis), above its closing high at 2,930.75 put in on Sept. 20. The health-care sector, as reflected in the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF , rose about 1.6% on Tuesday. Consumer-discretionary shares, as gauged by the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF , climbed 1%. The Nasdaq Composite Index finished up 1.3% at 8,120, closing above its Aug. 29 all-time closing high at 8,109.69. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average notched a 0.6% gain to end at 26,656, just off its Oct. 3 record at 26,828.39. The three main benchmarks have mounted a steady ascent since putting in their lows on Dec. 24, when equity indexes suffered heavy losses during a bruising fourth-quarter selloff that dragged the Nasdaq into bear-market territory, defined as a decline of at least 20% from a recent peak, and left the S&P 500 on the edge of ending its longest bull run ever. Strong earnings reports have to fuel Tuesday's advance, as shares of social-networking platform Twitter Inc. , and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. and United Technologies Corp. rallied after quarterly results on the session.
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq registered record closing highs after a broad-based rally on Tuesday as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown. The Dow Jones Industrial ...
The S&P 500 index moved closer to its record high on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown, sparking a broad-based rally. It has risen about 17 percent so far this year, with help from a dovish Federal Reserve and hopes of a U.S.-China trade resolution as well as an upbeat start to the first-quarter earnings season.
The Nasdaq composite and S&P 500 today were on pace to notch all-time closing highs as indexes extended gains past key levels.
The S&P 500 finished more than three points above its closing high at 2,394, and the Nasdaq composite closed almost 10 points above its previous high at 8,120. The closing represents a bounce back after heavy losses on Dec. 24.