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|52 Week Range||9.11 - 11.74|
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The Fed has moved its benchmark short-term rate up to a little over 2% since 2015, remarkably little action when considered against history. In the early 1980s, for example, it moved in even larger increments in a matter of weeks to boost already double-digit rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen more than 10% since the Fed’s last move in September, and the Chicago Board of Options Exchange’s VIX index, which measures market volatility, has moved above its average during the expansion that began in 2009.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday, as traders mulled over the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision and weaker-than-expected Japanese trade data. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.4 percent to 21,025.10 while South Korea's Kospi rose 0.6 percent to 2,074.38.
Asian share markets played second string to bonds on Wednesday as a spectacular fall in the price of oil spurred speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve might be done with tightening after its policy meeting later in the session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.4 percent, while Shanghai blue chips were flat. Japan's Nikkei steadied after an early dip and E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 added 0.4 percent.
Asian share markets played second string to bonds on Wednesday as a spectacular fall in the price of oil spurred speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve might be done with tightening after its policy meeting later in the session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.4 percent, while Shanghai blue chips were flat. Japan's Nikkei (.N225) steadied after an early dip and E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 (ESc1) added 0.4 percent.
After surges in volatility at the beginning and end of 2018, U.S. stocks are set to finish the year below where they began. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered two drops of more than 10% from their previous highs, their first declines into correction territory since 2016. The Nasdaq Composite held up better earlier in the year but fell more sharply in recent months on worries about the pace of growth at big technology companies.
Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday, with energy stocks in Greater China and Australia trading lower following the plunge in oil prices overnight. SoftBank Corp, the mobile unit of conglomerate SoftBank Group, started trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. SoftBank Corp fell as much as 12 percent by Wednesday afternoon from its IPO price of 1,500 yen ($13.36) and is the most heavily traded stock in Tokyo.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Fears of a recession have been mounting with the U.S. stock market appearing to be headed for its worst December since 1931 — during the Great Depression.
After two days of huge losses, U.S. stocks ended back where they started Tuesday. Energy companies sank as crude oil plunged 7 percent, but technology and consumer-focused companies climbed. On Tuesday: ...
Markets wandered around the break-even line on Tuesday as investors waited for the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and pondered a possible government shutdown this Friday if a budget deal cannot be reached. ...and explain why Q3 has been a record-setting quarter for share repurchases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 82.66 points, or 0.4%, to 23675.64, while the S&P 500 edged up 0.22 points, or 0.01%, to 2546.17 and the Nasdaq Composite added 30.18 points, or 0.5%, to 6783.91.
By April Joyner NEW YORK (Reuters) - The benchmark S&P 500 stock index ended little changed in a choppy trading session on Tuesday as the possibility of a partial U.S. government shutdown raised investor ...
jumped 3.8% after the aerospace giant lifted its dividend by 20% and increased the size of its stock buyback program by $2 billion to $20 billion. was up 0.26% following adjusted earnings and revenue from the software company that topped analysts' forecasts. Stocks ended in positive territory after a volatile Tuesday trading session that saw the Dow rise and fall by hundreds of points.
The S&P 500 ended little changed in a choppy trading session on Tuesday as the possibility of a partial government shutdown added to investors' jitters ahead of a highly anticipated meeting of the Federal ...
3:47 p.m. Ever since the Dow Jones Industrial Average started sliding, we’ve been saying that we need to see signs of capitulation before we’re willing to call a bottom. One of those signs is the “put-call ratio,” the ratio of the number of bearish puts traded versus bullish calls.
STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG 3:15 p.m. Stocks were on the ropes in the last hours of trading after spending much of the day in a modest rebound that followed Monday’s rout. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down less than 0.
There are some big names in bear territory right now, and the list of bear-market stocks keeps growing every day, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq Compositemark their worst start to December trading since 1980. Data supplied by FactSet show that, as of the end of last week, 264 (53%) of S&P 500 companies are in bear markets. The Dow is also on the verge of joining the S&P 500 in a so-called death cross, where the 50-day moving average—a short-term trend tracker—crosses below the 200-day moving average.
U.S. stocks rebounded on Tuesday after losing about 2 percent in each of the past two days, helped by gains in the technology sector, and a rebound in some bellwether stocks such as Boeing and J&J. The S&P index recorded no new 52-week highs and 42 new lows, while the Nasdaq recorded 6 new highs and 333 new lows.
Investors are "very nervous" about global growth slowing and uncertainty around the U.S. trade war with China, says Cashin.
If the Fed just stops, investors might interpret it as something being seriously wrong with the economy, and cause stocks to fall.
U.S. stocks rose roughly 0.5 percent on Tuesday after losing about 2 percent in each of the past two days, helped by gains in the technology sector, upbeat earnings reports and a rebound in some bellwether stocks such as Boeing and J&J. Energy, the second-worst performing sector this month, tumbled another 1.23 percent as oil prices sank after reports of swelling inventories.
Growing trade uncertainty, weak economic indicators and domestic political challenges have pushed major stock market indices in China, South Korea, Turkey, Italy, Germany and Mexico into a bear market.
World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates much further amid turbulent markets and a weakening outlook for the global economy. Steep declines in equity markets over the last two months have sapped investor confidence, spurring fund managers to predict global growth to weaken over the next 12 months, the worst outlook in a decade, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's December investor survey showed. The index has fallen 10 percent this year and is set for its worst year in a decade.