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  • US stocks climb, Nasdaq hits record as investors pile into tech giants

    Lucas Jackson/Reuters US equities climbed on Tuesday as positive data releases fueled new hopes for a swift economic recovery. New home sales leaped 16.6% in May to a seasonally adjusted annualized pace of 676,000, besting economists' estimate of 640,000. IHS Markit's index of US purchasing managers rose to 46.8 in June from 37 the previous month, signaling stabilization throughout the virus-battered economy. Futures for major indexes tumbled on Monday evening after the White House trade...
  • European Stocks Slide On ECB Rift, S&P Futures Flat With US Closed

    European Stocks Slide On ECB Rift, S&P Futures Flat With US Closed Tyler Durden Fri, 07/03/2020 - 08:29 Europe's Stoxx 600 index opened at three-week highs only to quickly see the 4-day rally reverse, and turn negative by as much as -0.8% with banks and energy indexes leading the decline with losses of 1.5% and 1.3% respectively, after Bloomberg reported that a conflict was brewing at the ECB over its "priced in" stimulus package coupled with political upheaval in...

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  • S&P 500 rises as second half of 2020 kicks off. What investors should be watching

    With the S&P 500 rising to begin the second half of a historically volatile year, market analysts reveal what they're watching in the months ahead.

  • US stocks trade mixed as investors weigh reopening hopes against virus spread

    Reuters US stocks traded mixed on Monday as investors continued to bet on economic reopenings despite soaring coronavirus case counts. Global virus deaths topped 500,000 on Sunday while confirmed cases tore above 10 million. Boeing led the Dow higher after US regulators approved test flights of its troubled 737 MAX jet. Oil climbed, with West Texas Intermediate jumping as much as 1.6%, to $39.12 per barrel. Watch major indexes update live here. US equities traded mixed on Monday as investors...
  • Stocks rise on jobs data, S&P 500 nears week-long sweep

    Wall Street is rising Thursday after a report showed the U.S. job market continues to climb from the crater created by the coronavirus pandemic in the spring

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  • US stocks slide as investors digest surging virus cases and steady jobless claims

    Bryan R Smith US stocks fell on Thursday as US coronavirus cases spiked, threatening the economic recovery. States such as Texas, Florida, and Arizona have seen spikes in COVID-19 cases, and there's been an uptick in cases globally. US weekly jobless claims totaled 1.5 million in the week that ended on Saturday, roughly in line with the previous week and slightly above economists' forecasts. Read more on Business Insider. US stocks slumped on Thursday as investors weighed rising coronavirus...
  • Global stocks bounce after Trump reassures investors that the US-China trade deal is still on

    Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Global stock markets bounced Tuesday after US President Donald Trump moved to reassure investors that the first phase of a trade deal between the US and China is still on the table. He tweeted: "The China Trade Deal is fully intact. Hopefully they will continue to live up to the terms of the Agreement!" Markets had slipped after comments from trade adviser Peter Navarro that the deal was "over." He later released a statement saying his comments had been taken...