REUTERS/Neil HallHistorical re-enactors in a living history camp prepare their costumes as they take part in an anniversary event for the Battle of Bosworth near Market Bosworth in central Britain.The global financial markets are getting walloped.The Dow ended Friday at 16,450, down a whopping 1,018 points for the week. The blue-chip index booked its first back-to-back, down-300-plus-point days since November 2008. It’s […]
Friday was a generally quiet session until the closing 90 minutes when sellers came in; the S&P 500 fell 0.55% while the NASDAQ gained 0.16%. A pretty significant warning by shipper UPS might be something to watch for an economic perspective – this is a company that moves a lot of goods around the country. Maybe it was just specific […]
It was the worst week for the S&P 500 in 2 years (-2.7%) which speaks more to how smooth things have been on that index than anything too horrible with this week’s performance. The NASDAQ had a weak period this spring but if you recall the S&P 500 and Dow Jones had not been hit very hard at all as […]
Originally published May 30, 2014 at 7:12 AM | Page modified May 31, 2014 at 3:13 AM
NEW YORK — The stock market closed out May mostly higher Friday, sending two out of the three major U.S. indexes to record highs.Trading was uneven, and indexes moved between small gains and losses for most of the day. A late push […]
Google FinanceThe markets are sliding early in the U.S. trading session.
The Dow is down 141 points (0.8%).The S&P is down 14 points (0.7%).The Nasdaq is down 64 points (1.5%).Shares of Amazon.com are weighing on the tech-heavy Nasdaq. On Thursday afternoon, the company announced quarterly financial results that were largely in line with expectations.”One factor could be that the company’s sales […]
Better-than-expected economic data in the United States this morning have lifted stocks to new all-time highs as Treasuries slide, sending yields racing higher.The S&P 500 index is trading up 0.5% at 1862, a new intraday record high. 10-year U.S. Treasury futures, meanwhile, are 0.4% lower, and the yield on the 10-year note is 2.69%, 5 basis points below Thursday’s close.ISM-Chicago’s […]