Tag: S&P 500 Index

Dogecoin nears 75 cents, then slips as crypto pioneer Silbert seen betting against parody coin ahead of Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ guest-host gig

Call it the “dogefather” versus the godfather of crypto. Barry Silbert, a power player in the digital-asset sector, said he’s betting against dogecoin DOGEUSD, -7.59%...

The resurgent U.S. economy grew 6.4% in first quarter and even faster growth lies ahead

The numbers: The U.S. economy charged ahead in the first three months of the year thanks to more Americans getting vaccinated, fewer people catching the...

Time to ‘buckle up’ as ‘inflation’ mentions soar during earnings calls, BofA warns

Investors may want to “buckle up” as companies signal inflationary pressures in an earnings season that’s heading into its busiest week, according to research from...

Why the Fed’s focus on those hardest-hit by the pandemic matters for markets

Hoovervilles, the shantytowns built in New York City’s Central Park and other open spaces during the Great Depression, became a lasting image of a decade...

Dogecoin army’s campaign to drive crypto to $1 was a bust — so why are the bulls feeling vindicated?

It was a dollar or bust for the dogecoin community on Wednesday — and now it seems that dogecoin fanatics have been left with only...

Bitcoin suffers biggest weekly loss since March 2020

The price of bitcoin temporarily dropped below the psychologically important $50,000 level on Friday, putting the digital asset on track for its worst weekly performance...

U.S. stocks push higher as investors shake off tax jitters

Stocks traded higher Friday, lifted by data indicating an acceleration in private-sector economic activity and another round of red-hot new home sales, after markets dipped...

Dow snaps 3-day win streak and Nasdaq skids 1% lower

Stocks closed lower as Wall Street investors found few reasons to drive equity benchmarks further into record territory after markets ended last week at all-time...

Opinion: Tech’s COVID-19 boom won’t last forever, but it’s not going to end just yet

This article is part of a series tracking the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on major businesses. For other articles and earlier versions, go here....

Dow and S&P 500 finish at records, book 4 weeks of gains in a row

The Dow and S&P 500 index closed at all-time highs Friday, extending their recent rallies to four weeks in a row, amid a fresh flurry...

Get ready for stock buybacks to roar back

U.S. corporations ranging from financial powerhouses to technology titans also have been stockpiling cash as a ballast against the COVID-19 storm. Investment-grade companies ended 2020...

Dow’s close above 34,000 marks most 1,000-point milestones since 2017

Another day, another milestone cleared for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which on Thursday marked its first close above 34,000 in its history and its...

Coinbase rival Binance’s coin and Dogecoin are surging ahead of pivotal IPO… Here’s why

Crypto prices were surging on Wednesday as investors watched for the U.S. hotly anticipated debut of Coinbase Global COIN, later in the session. Popular crypto...

Tech shares rise but Dow under pressure as U.S. pauses Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine rollout

U.S. stocks were trading mixed Tuesday morning after U.S. public-health agencies requested a temporary halt in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID vaccine...

‘51% to go’: Reddit crowd rejoices at report that Melvin Capital rang up a 49% first-quarter loss

Melvin Capital is giving the Reddit crowd something to cheer about on a Friday. The hedge fund, which has come to exemplify the worst of...

Dow set to rise over 200 points in stock market’s first trading day after Good Friday jobs report

Futures for stock benchmarks Monday morning headed higher, suggesting a solid open for equities in the first full week of April as U.S. investors get...

‘Increasingly euphoric’ stock-market sentiment on cusp of sending ‘sell’ signal

Wall Street’s finest are so bullish on stocks that a contrarian sentiment gauge is on the verge of sending a sell signal. BofA analysts led...

Betting on the post-pandemic boom? Bank of America has 17 stock recommendations

Here’s one possible all-clear signal. COVID-19 is no longer a “tail risk” for investors, the first time since February 2020, says Bank of America in...

Americans ready to pour $40 billion into bitcoin and the stock market as stimulus checks arrive: survey

Another round of stimulus checks could provide a shot in the arm for stocks and, especially, bitcoin, according to a survey released Monday by Mizuho...

Dow set to add modestly to record climb after weekly jobless claims hits 4-month low

Stock-index futures traded higher Thursday, signaling further gains for the Dow Jones Industrial Average a day after the blue-chip gauge closed at an all-time high....

Dow futures edge higher as investors await inflation data

U.S. stock-index futures were mixed Wednesday as investors kept an eye on bond yields and awaited inflation data that will show whether consumer prices are...

7 reasons to buy stock-market dips even as yields rise, says Fundstrat’s Tom Lee

Volatility is the name of the game in March, and knowing how best to play those dips may be the name of the game in...

Dow aims for gains early Monday but rising bond yields slam tech stocks

U.S. stocks opened mostly higher Monday, with tech-related shares coming under additional selling pressure as government bond yields extended their climb following Senate passage of...

Housing is a luxury? Here’s what the K-shaped recovery means for real estate

So it may be fitting that a K-shaped recovery from the COVID-induced downturn would be accompanied by an increasingly unequal housing market. What’s less certain...

Dow clings to gain, but tech stocks slide while Beige Book shows only modest economic uptick

U.S. stock benchmarks mostly were lower Wednesday afternoon, as technology shares weighed down the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, after bond yields spiked and weaker-than-expected...