|Day's Range||9.29 - 10.04|
|52 Week Range||8.84 - 23.01|
The S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note following the fifth consecutive weekly gain. It continued to move higher on Wednesday.
Unless the rising stock market suddenly slams into reverse, a pattern for U.S. blue-chips that has held for 130 years is about to end.
The start of Q3 earnings season has gone mostly as expected—a little bumpy for the markets, but still bullish enough to hit Dow 23,000.
Wells Fargo & Co. agreed to compensate customers after recommending complex exchange-traded products linked to stock market volatility, without fully understanding the securities’ risks.
The S&P 500 started last week on a weaker note. On October 13, the S&P 500 closed the day higher and ended the week with gains.
Despite starting this week on a weaker note, the S&P 500 regained strength as the week progressed and rose to record high price levels on October 11.
On October 11, the S&P 500 opened the day with improved sentiment and rose to new record highs. The CBOE Volatility Index fell 2.3% to 9.85 on October 11.
Leverage in the nonfinancial sector for G-20 economies as a whole has surpassed its prefinancial crisis high, the IMF says.
Small, steady gains pushed markets to end most sessions this week at new records. Here's where markets ended the week.
Stocks continue their steady march higher, notching milestones not seen in more than 20 years, yet many investors see few obstacles to the seemingly endless run.
After rising for five consecutive trading days, the S&P 500 maintained its strength and rose to record high price levels on October 4.
A more than eight-year bull market on Wall Street will simmer for the rest of 2017 before picking up again next year, said strategists in a Reuters poll who were optimistic about corporate profits but concerned about slow tax reform progress. The benchmark S&P 500 (.SPX) is likely to finish this year at 2,525, about 13 percent above 2016's end, but 0.4 percent down from Tuesday's close of 2,534.58, based on the median forecast of 47 strategists polled by Reuters. After strong third-quarter gains fueled in part by U.S. President Donald Trump's recent proposals for the biggest federal tax overhaul in three decades, the index is trading at a record, already above the median forecast from a June Reuters poll of 2,460.
After rising for three consecutive trading weeks, the S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note and rose to record high price levels.
Investors are looking over their shoulder. That’s because today is the 30th anniversary of "Black Monday," which is considered the worst day in history for the U.S. stock market. That's when the S&P plunged 20.5% and the Dow tumbled more than 22%. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Myles Udland and Seana Smith figure out if we at risk of this happening again?
Bitcoin has been on a tear. The cryptocurrency cracked $5,000 last week and has not looked back. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Justine Underhill, and Myles Udland discuss why people continue buying Bitcoin despite many powerful leaders, including Warren Buffett, coming out against the cryptocurrency.
There has been a flurry of Asian companies going public on U.S. exchanges. In fact, this is the busiest year of IPOs from Asian firms in the US since 2010 and the pace may keep up through the end of next year. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer figure out why the Nasdaq and New York Stock exchange are targeting these Asian companies.
Oil prices are steadying after one of the most bearish weeks in months. Prices are being propped up by OPEC comments signaling the group may take further action to rebalance the market. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Nicole Sinclair, and Oliver Pursche of Bruderman Brothers figure out what OPEC may be thinking.
Stocks taking a breather this morning after the Dow, S&P and Nasdaq hit record highs two days in a row. Meanwhile, indicators such as the Shiller P/E ratio are flashing warning signs. Matt Cheslock of Virtu Financial explains what investors should watch.