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Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, reacts to the S&P 500's march past its all-time closing high. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla, Morgan Brennan, Dom Chu and Bob Pisani report.
Lindsey Bell, CFRA Investment strategist, says that in the wake of good earnings “economic data has been pretty decent” with jobless claims at a 50-year low and retail sales that were much better than expected. Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial Senior Market Strategist, adds that the data shows “this is not the beginning of a recession, this is just an economic slowdown that we had in the first quarter.” Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to them, Brian Sozzi and Scott Gamm.
Stocks gave up an early gain to finish with modest losses Wednesday as investors continued weighing a steady flow of corporate earnings. Energy and communications companies took some of the biggest losses ...
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the stock market has delivered all-time highs around hundred times since he’s taken office — a reference to records hit by the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite Index on Tuesday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and S&P 500 all refused to give up recent nice gains. More top stocks showed bullish breakouts.
Stock indexes traded moderately lower late Wednesday morning, as midcaps gripped the lead position. Caterpillar weighed on the Dow and the S&P 500 despite topping estimates on the top and bottom lines and raising its outlook for 2019 earnings.
Strong company guidance and a number of big earnings beats helped push the S&P 500 Index to an all-time high close yesterday, but today might see a slight headwind from Boeing Co (NYSE: BA) after the aircraft maker’s earnings came up short. Boeing missed third-party estimates, pulled its earnings guidance, and stopped its share buyback program in the wake of the March crash of its 737 MAX, the second MAX crash in six months. The company said it’s committed to safety and getting the 737 MAX back into service, but the earnings report was about as weak as many had expected, if not more.
Writing covered calls is a popular options strategy used by income investors. In a hypothetical example, an investor that owns 100 shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) wants to write covered calls on her position on Apple calls with a strike price of $220. Issuers of exchange traded funds have brought to the covered call strategy to the ETF wrapper, often using well-known equity benchmarks, such as the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq-100 Index, for these strategies.
The Russell 2000 Index consists of small and mid-size companies from the United States and includes stocks from all types of industries: retail, housing, technology and finance, just to name a few. This inclusion is more representative of the entire U.S. economy and is one of the reasons why the small-cap index is said to be an economic barometer for the U.S. economy. Because the Russell 2000 covers a large breadth of stocks that have not hit "macro-cap" status this also lends the Russell to its powerful forecasting abilities.
LONDON (AP) — Oil prices remained near six-month highs Tuesday in the wake of the Trump administration's announcement that it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil.
Stocks bulls argue that this economic and market expansion was built like no other, meaning that its demise won’t come about in a way history has foretold. Gold and small-cap stocks appear to confirm their view, in one chart.
Stocks finished mixed after the long weekend as the Nasdaq led but the Dow Jones Industrial Average lagged among the major indexes.
Inside The U.S. Stock Indexes: Retail groups accounted for most of the day's big losers. Oil groups gripped half of the day's top 12 performers.
As we enter the main thrust of the earnings season, there is some deterioration in trends. While the data remains largely neutral, the charts are starting to cast a few shadows. On the Charts The only index to close lower Thursday was the Russell 2000 as the rest posted gains.
The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks has fallen 1.5 percent since Feb. 22, while the S&P 500 index, which tracks the biggest American companies, has risen 4 percent. “This divergence is a concern because the Russell has been an excellent leading indicator for the rest of the market on many occasions in the past,” Maley wrote. The performance of the Russell 2000 is often seen as reflecting sentiment about the U.S. economy, as the companies tend to be more domestically focused versus the relatively international firms in the S&P 500.
Major share benchmarks were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after China announced its economy grew at a 6.4% annual pace in the last quarter. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.3% to 22,289.32 and the ...
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock indexes were mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.
There's some tech jubilance in the air on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley as a pair of newly public companies — Zoom and Pinterest — are seeing their stocks soar in their market debuts. Zoom Video Communications soared 72% while Pinterest jumped 28% when they started trading. NEW YORK (AP) -- The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of the airport newsstand company Hudson News.
Major U.S. indexes managed small gains Thursday, though not enough to prevent a losing week for the S&P 500 following three weeks of gains. Industrial stocks led the way higher on strong company earnings. ...
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The US stock markets took a nosedive early in the regular trading session after the QQQ briefly advanced to new All-Time Highs yesterday’s morning. With the QQQ and other symbols nearing fresh new highs, traders should expect volatility to increase as trading systems and traders to look for any signs of a top to set up.