|Bid||27.58 x 2600|
|Ask||27.60 x 1500|
|Day's Range||27.53 - 27.81|
|52 Week Range||26.34 - 34.77|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.44%|
Ten-year U.S. Treasury yields hit 3 percent on Tuesday for the first time since 2014, but the stock market hasn’t initially reacted the way investors might expect. What Happened The 10-year Treasury yield ...
Tech stocks (XLK) sell off for the second-straight day as Amazon (AMZN) and Tesla (TSLA) lead markets lower. We break down all the market action. And Walmart (WMT) is becoming more popular with Democratic shoppers according to a new poll. Find out if it’s about “everyday low prices” or something more. Plus, don’t chuck that junk mail. We’ll tell you which direct marketer is sending $100 checks to lucky “residents.” Catch The Final Round at 3:55 ET p.m. with Yahoo Finance’s Myles Udland and editor-in-chief Andy Serwer.
In the previous article, we saw that billionaire investor Richard Bernstein shared his views on tariffs and how they create an inflationary situation in the economy. Bernstein said, “Tariffs, by definition, are always inflationary, and inflation is the enemy of income.” Inflation expectations have been improving since June 2016.
There was no major company news that drove market volatility in the holiday-shortened week. It was the FOMC meeting minutes on Wednesday that drove volatility higher. Markets displayed confusing reactions to the minutes as they jumped higher as soon as the minutes were released but dropped lower as investors realized that the FOMC was on course for further hikes.
In the week ended February 9, the S&P 500 closed at 2,619.6, depreciating by 5.2%. Among S&P 500 sectors, the energy sector (XLE) had the worst week, with a drop of 8.5%. According to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s weekly Commitment of Traders report, in the week ended February 9, large S&P 500 speculators decreased their number of net bullish positions from 38,296 contracts to 36,189 contracts.
• U.S. equity markets post a fourth consecutive week of gains • All three major US equity indices trade further into record territory • S&P Capital IQ raises Q4 EPS estimates for the S&P 500 • Apple, Amazon and Facebook earnings due out • Initial 2017 Q4 GDP, released last Friday, disappoints at 2.6%; Bloomberg consensus was calling for 2.9% • A jump in net exports and a slowdown in net investments held back the topline number to a gain of 2.6% • Q4 consumer spending rose 3.8% • Q4 Durable spending rose 14.2% • Q4 Residential investment rose 11. ...
The 11 largest industries in the US by revenue contribute the most to the U.S economy and employ tens of millions of people. The U.S is the richest country in the world, fueled by large amounts of natural resources, a large and influential financial market and the biggest consumer market. In this way, it’s understandable that there are hundreds […]
If not for the energy sector, the telecommunications sector would be the worst-performing group in the S&P 500 this year. For example, the Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (NYSEArca: VOX) is lower ...
Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are flat to up at the midday mark, with the financial (XLF) and consumer discretionary (XLY) sectors up the most, while utilities (XLU) and energy (XLE) are lagging. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Justine Underhill is joined by Yahoo Finance’s Rick Newman, Dan Roberts and Ethan Wolff-Mann.
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Daniel Schwartz, York Capital Management co-CEO, weighs in on the strength of the M&A market and where he sees the biggest opportunities, including biotechnology and the telecom industry.
Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss how investors would react to corporate tax reform.
Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Justine Underhill from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the current action in US stocks against the geopolitical risk of North Korea.
CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at what's moving in early morning trading, including a slip in energy and telecom stocks as financial and consumer discretionary head higher.