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The Bureau of Labor Statistics will be releasing CPI data, and Cisco holds its annual shareholder meeting. Here's what you need to know in markets on Wednesday.
Dow futures point to a higher open for Wall Street later as the crisis involving a jailed Huawei executive takes a positive turn, and Trump says he’d intervene if needed.
6:47 a.m. Positive comments from President Donald Trump have the Dow Jones Industrial Average set for a higher open Wednesday. S&P 500 futures have risen 0.7%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have advanced 164 points, or 0.7%. Nasdaq Composite futures have gained 1%.
U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday as investors digested news related to the ongoing trade war between the United States and China. At around 8:50 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 274 points, indicating a gain of 309.76 points. Futures extended gains after The Wall Street Journal reported China is working to increase access to overseas companies as both countries try to resolve their trade dispute.
The gains across Asia followed another volatile trading session on Wall Street amid continued uncertainties surrounding U.S.-China trade relations and the possibility of a government shutdown in Washington. Reports emerged in the U.S. overnight that China was moving to cut import tariffs on cars made in the U.S. from 40 percent to 15 percent — that news boosted auto stocks stateside and in Asia.
CNBC's Jim Cramer gets a historical take on the major averages from technician Rob Moreno, who says the stock market's recent volatility may not be as bad as it seems. Moreno says the averages are in a period of consolidation after a multi-year bull market. The stock market's recent swings might not be as bad as investors think, especially when stacked against their historical performance, technical expert Rob Moreno told CNBC's Jim Cramer on Tuesday.
The S&P 500 and the Dow closed marginally lower after volatile trading on Tuesday as investors swiveled their focus between China-U.S. trade talks, President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government and political uncertainty in Britain. Late in the session, the BBC reported that enough letters were submitted by Conservative lawmakers to trigger a vote of no confidence in the leadership of British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has struggled to reach a deal on the country's European Union exit. Wall Street saw strong gains early in the day on news U.S. and Chinese officials had discussed a road map for trade talks, which Trump called "very productive." But late in the afternoon two U.S. lawmakers proposed a bill to ban the sale of U.S. products to Chinese companies that violate U.S. export or sanctions laws.
The S&P 500 and the Dow closed marginally lower after volatile trading on Tuesday as investors swiveled their focus between China-U.S. trade talks, President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government and political uncertainty in Britain. Wall Street saw strong gains early in the day on news U.S. and Chinese officials had discussed a road map for trade talks, which Trump called "very productive." But late in the afternoon two U.S. lawmakers proposed a bill to ban the sale of U.S. products to Chinese companies that violate U.S. export or sanctions laws.
U.S. stocks careened between big gains and losses on Tuesday before indexes ended the day mixed, the latest dizzying run for a market that's been dominated by them in recent months.
U.S. stocks finish mostly lower Tuesday in a session that saw the key indexes weave in and out of positive territory as investors weighed mounting political tension in the nation’s capital against renewed optimism over U.S.-China trade talks.
The S&P 500 and Dow ended a volatile session down slightly on Tuesday as investor optimism over China-U.S. trade talks was offset by U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government ...
Bulls and bears fought to a draw on Tuesday, leaving the S&P 500 little changed at the end of a choppy session that saw major indexes flip between gains and losses. Stocks rallied in early action on optimism surrounding renewed U.S.-China trade talks, but lost altitude toward midday and then lost ground after President Donald Trump threatened a government shutdown over border-wall funding in a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders. Stocks then saw choppy action through the afternoon. The S&P 500 ended the day with a loss of less than 0.1% near 2,636.83, according to preliminary figures, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell around 53 points, or 0.2%, to end near 24,370. The Nasdaq Composite ended 0.2% higher near 7,032.
Stock market timers haven’t been this gloomy since late June 2016, after the U.K.’s Brexit referendum. Recall that stock investors’ mood took a deep dive in the immediate aftermath of that referendum, in the process creating the sentiment foundation for a powerful contrarian buy signal. Consider the two stock market sentiment indices I calculate based on the average recommended exposure level of around a hundred monitored short-term stock market timers.
Wall Street's three major indexes turned higher in a volatile session as investors appeared hopeful about China-U.S. trade talks, reversing an earlier slump that coincided with President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government. A U.S. official told Reuters late in the trading session that China has indicated it will cut tariffs on U.S. autos to 15 percent from 40 percent but that the Trump administration was awaiting formal documentation and timing.
Technically speaking, the S&P 500 has maintained significant support (2,581), punctuating a massive early-December downdraft, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gave up all gains on Tuesday, reversing from a strong start on the back of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, as President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the federal government over funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The S&P 500 was down 0.90 points, or 0.03 percent, at 2,636.82 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 15.82 points, or 0.23 percent, at 7,036.34.
The extreme pessimism in the wake of the original Brexit vote provided a textbook illustration of a contrarian buy signal for U.S. stocks.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks careened between big gains and losses on Tuesday before indexes ended the day mixed, the latest dizzying run for a market that's been dominated by them in recent months.
U.S. stocks jumped at the open on Tuesday in broad-based gains led by industrial and technology stocks amid signs of progress in trade talks between the United States and China. The Dow Jones Industrial ...
U.S. benchmark stocks opened sharply higher on Tuesday as the back-and-forth trade battle between the U.S. and China took a step forward after leaders from both sides launched formal talks. In a Tuesday morning Tweet, President Trump said "Very productive conversations going on with China! Watch for some important announcements!" The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened up 1.3%, the S&P 500 began the session up 1% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index was up 1.4%. On the data calendar, the NFIB small business optimism index for November fell to 104.8 from 107.1, its lowest level since May.