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The benchmark S&P 500 stock index slipped on Friday. As Fred Katayama reports, strong earnings from Procter & Gamble were offset by ongoing concerns about rising interest rates and geopolitical tensions.
The S&P 500 is having its worst month in nearly three years. But the worst has yet to come for the stock market, according to Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Leuthold Group.
Proctor & Gamble surged after reporting better-than-expected earnings. The company said it got a boost from strong beauty-product sales. A report from the National Association of Realtors showed on Friday that U.S. home sales fell in September by the most in over two years as the housing market continued to struggle despite strength across the broader economy.
The stock markets overall stabilized in America during the week after the brutal selloff that we have seen. While we have not shown a lot of bullish pressure, we haven’t fallen any further either, which of course is crucial.
The S&P 500 rallied on Wednesday, testing the 2800 level. This is an area that was the beginning of rather significant resistance though, so we struggled to break above it. The question now is whether or not we can take it back?
Facebook hired a former British deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive, giving him the task of mending the social network’s image as it deals with closer political scrutiny.
Oct. 17: On a not seasonally adjusted basis, there were 106,100 total housing starts in September, slightly below our forecast of 108,200 starts. While the sharp decline in single-family permits in the South comes as no surprise, we’ll note that there was also a sharp decline in the West.
Investing.com - The S&P 500 closed just below the flatline Friday as upbeat earnings from corporates helped ease investor jitters about global growth.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued to sell former favorites like retailers. Household goods makers rose again as a week of choppy trading concluded.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 104.35 points, or 0.4%, to 25444.34 last week, while the S&P 500 squeaked out a 0.65 point rise to 2767.78, and even the Nasdaq Composite finished off just 0.6%, to 7449.03.
The major indexes finished well off their highs, despite big gains from Procter & Gamble and PayPal. And trade is becoming a bigger issue.
Weight Watchers International (WTW) closed the most recent trading day at $66.43, moving +0.58% from the previous trading session.
U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued sell former favorites like retailers. Household goods makers rose again as a week of choppy trading ...
Our twice-yearly survey finds professional investors bullish on U.S. equities and economic growth, even with interest rates rising
The Shanghai Composite jumped 2.6% overnight, but the market is still way down for the year. Investors shouldn’t worry too much about spillover effects.
"Volatility is normalizing; PE's are normalizing," says Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management.
China stocks hurt by U.S. tariffs affect a narrow sliver of the population. But a crisis of confidence could easily infect a bubbly property market.
Friday marks the 31st anniversary of "Black Monday," by far the worst day ever in the U.S. stock market. On that day, the Dow plummeted 22.6 percent, or 507.99 points at the time. If that kind of plunge were to happen today, the point loss would be far worse.
Investing.com - The Dow rebounded on Friday as Procter & Gamble posted stronger-than-expected earnings results, ending a week of volatile trading on Wall Street.The S&P 500 rose 13 points, or 0.47%, to 2,781.88 as of 9:38 AM ET (13:38 GMT), while the Dow increased 102 points, or 0.41%, to 25,482.37 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was up 53 points, or 0.72%, to 7,538.93.P&G (NYSE:PG) was up 6.24% after the consumer goods giant reported diluted earnings per share of $1.22.PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) was among other gainers, surging 9. ...
On October 11–18, US equity indexes had the following correlations with US crude oil December futures: the S&P Mid-Cap 400 (IVOO): 54.4% the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA): 53.6% the S&P 500 (SPY): 43.3%