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Dow Jones futures fell slightly Sunday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The stock market rally continues to power higher last week, with the Dow Jones, S&P 500 index and Nasdaq composite all reclaiming their 50-day moving averages last week. Microsoft[ticker symb=MSFT], Netflix[ticker symb=NFLX], Adobe[ticker symb=ADBE], Salesforce.com[ticker symb=CRM] and Visa[ticker symb=V] are large-cap stock worth keeping an eye...
All three major indexes surged more than 1%, but not all investors were happy. Tesla slumped and the government shutdown was in its 27th day.
Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the week with another strong gain. Indexes jumped after Bloomberg News reported that China's government offered to buy more goods and services from the U.S., potentially eliminating its trade deficit by 2024. For investors, the encouraging news on trade builds on recent positive signs for the U.S. economy and indications from the Federal Reserve that it will be patient when considering future interest rate hikes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the week with another strong gain.
U.S. stocks climbed Friday, notching their fourth consecutive week of gains, as the fears of an economic slowdown that gripped markets in December have subsided in the new year. Data showing a healthy labor market, as well as signals from central bankers that the Federal Reserve will be flexible with monetary policy, have offered relief to investors who were spooked late last year that the Fed’s pace of interest-rate increases could jolt an economy on shaky footing. “Investor sentiment has really improved from the turmoil just before Christmas,” said Brian Jacobsen, multisector strategist at Wells Fargo Asset Management.
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Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the week with another strong gain. On Friday: The S&P 500 index ...
Wall Street stocks rose for the fourth straight session Friday, closing out a strong week on optimism over US-China trade talks, despite sharp drops in Netflix and Tesla Motors. The broad-based S&P 500 gained 1.3 percent to 2,670.71, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 1.0 percent to 7,157.23. The closes marked the fourth straight weekly gains for the Dow and S&P and the third for the Nasdaq.
Stocks today rallied powerfully after China offered $1 trillion to seal a trade deal with the U.S. Caterpillar, Home Depot and Chevron led the Dow Jones.
Stock indexes were up more than 1% Friday afternoon, after hopeful news on the trade squabble with China cheered investors.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 1.1%, to 24,648.88 in recent trading. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are both surging 1.2%.
11:20 a.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained more than 200 points on reports that China has offered to eliminate its trade deficit with the U.S. by 2024. The Dow has risen 233.77 points, or 1%, to 24,603.87, while the S&P 500 has gained 1.1% to 2664.48, and the Nasdaq Composite has climbed 1.1% to 7162.20. Bloomberg reported that China had offered to reduce its trade deficit with the U.S. to $0 by 2024, the last year of President Donald Trump’s presidency if he were to get re-elected.
Stocks are off to their best start in 32 years—led by the small-cap Russell 2000—but 1987 is a year that lives in infamy on Wall Street.
Wall Street stocks pushed higher on Friday as optimism over a potential US-China trade agreement offset mixed earnings reports from Netflix and others. The broad-based S&P 500 added 0.6 percent at 2,650.60, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index gained 0.3 percent to 7,105.72. Analysts said the gains reflected a continuation of the optimism following a report on Thursday that the US was considering lifting tariffs on China as a step to win a broader trade agreement.
Hints of China trade progress sent U.S. stocks and global markets higher Friday, but Netflix and Tesla posted heavy losses, hampering early gains.
Thursday’s report that the U.S. is considering lifting tariffs on China to push the trade talks forward lifted stock-index futures. Hope for a deal wasn’t enough to lift Tesla and Netflix.
Global stocks rose for the fourth week in a row as optimism mounted that progress was finally being made in resolving the trade dispute between the US and China. Further grounds for optimism emerged on Friday when Bloomberg said China had offered a path to eliminate its trade imbalance with the US by ramping up purchases of American goods over the next year. “Recent comments continue to suggest that a US-China trade deal is on the cards in the weeks ahead, and this impression was affirmed in our meetings with policymakers in Washington during the course of the past week,” said Mark Dowding, co-head of developed markets at BlueBay Asset Management.
Stocks rose on Friday as investors cheered potential progress in trade negotiations between China and the U.S.
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The market jumped sharply following a report that U.S. officials are considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports as a way to advance trade talks. Gains soon faded.
The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stocks are closing with solid gains after the Wall Street Journal reported that some U.S. officials want to reduce the ...