Tag: US:DJIA

Charting a bullish March start: S&P 500, Nasdaq maintain major support

Broadly speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks are acting well technically despite persistently uneven price action in spots. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has knifed...

Charting a successful technical test, S&P 500 nails the breakout point

Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks continue to digest an October breakout amid still bullish bigger-picture price action. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and...

Charting a bullish Q4 start: S&P 500 extends rally from major support

Broadly speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks are off to a constructive October start, reclaiming key technical levels. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has asserted...

Dow under pressure early Friday as tech stocks stumble, dragging down S&P 500, Nasdaq

U.S. stock indexes were headed lower early Friday, with the indexes trying to avoid a three-session weekly losing streak, amid uncertainty about a fresh round...

Dow nearly erases 384-point slump as industrials, materials help benchmark pare opening drop

U.S. stocks traded lower Thursday, but well off their worst levels of the session, as investors digested the Federal Reserve’s economic outlook and its decision...

Dow futures gain altitude for a third session as investors await retail sales and Fed update

Stocks look poised to climb Wednesday as investors awaited a reading on U.S. consumer spending activity amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a policy update from...

Dow up 300 points in final hour as stocks rebound amid vaccine hopes, IPO rush and corporate deal-making

U.S. stocks rose Monday, taking back a chunk of last week’s losses amid fresh hope for a coronavirus vaccine, a flurry of initial public offerings...

The stock market is on a tear, but now comes September, the worst month of the year

The only thing to fear about the stock market in September is fear itself. That’s important because September’s reputation as a poor month for equities...

10 stocks positioned for an ‘abrupt’ rebound when normalcy finally returns — none of them are tech

The stock market continues to buck the steady flow of troubling headlines and gloomy metrics in a stark disconnect with the economy that’s been hotly...

Stock-market index futures drift slightly higher, a day after S&P 500 nabs record

U.S. stocks were set to see subdued but slightly higher trade on Wall Street, a day after the S&P 500 index scored its first record...

Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and the rest of the ‘Oligarchic Dozen’ just reached a ‘disturbing milestone’

“The rich get richer” doesn’t even begin to tell the story these days. According to the Institute for Policy Studies, the wealth of the top...

The new savings target for a modest retirement: $8 million?

You might want to hold off on that Winnebago. The 4% Rule has long been used as a guideline for retirees in determining how much...

S&P 500 trades near record high but Dow flat as Wall Street investors search for fresh stock-market spark

U.S. stock benchmarks rose modestly early Monday, with the S&P 500 index trading near record territory but finding few reasons to trade higher amid a...

Dow, S&P 500 finish higher even as pandemic aid talks break down in DC without a deal

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday, capping off another week of sharp gains, despite Washington’s failure to produce a last-minute coronavirus aid package...

Nasdaq Composite’s record rally takes it to fastest 1,000-point milestone in 20 years

The Nasdaq Composite Index on Thursday marked its fastest 1,000-point rally to a new round-number milestone in 20 years. It has been 40 trading days...

4 reasons this investment could be ‘one of the best-performing asset classes’ over the next decade

As the adage goes, “Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” If you follow advice in the current climate, you could...

A record high for the Nasdaq ‘would all come crashing down,’ says Trump in a tweet, ‘including your jobs, stocks, and 401(k)s,’ if Biden wins presidency

“ ‘RECORD HIGH NASDAQ! It would all come crashing down, including your Jobs, Stocks, and 401k’s, if Sleepy Joe ever became President. China and others...

Dow, S&P 500 set to kick off August trade higher as tech stocks resume rally, but stalled coronavirus stimulus talks in focus

U.S. stock-index futures on Monday traded modestly higher after wavering in early action in the first trading day in August, with wrangling in Washington over...

President Trump to Dave Portnoy: The 401(k) investors who followed my advice are ‘doing phenomenally’

After President Donald Trump took some serious lumps in his contentious interview with Fox News host Chris Wallace earlier this month, it was probably time...

Dow slips 120 points as tech stocks hammered early Friday as focus shifts to China-U.S. tensions and fiscal stimulus bill languishes

U.S. stocks skidded lower Friday, with the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite set to notch its first back-to-back decline since mid-May as investors turned their attention to...

Dow futures pare gains after jobless claims rise, with all eyes on Senate stimulus package

U.S. stock-index futures pared earlier gains to trade near flat early Thursday after an increase in weekly new claims for jobless benefits, while Senate Republicans...

Warren Buffett is ‘willing to look like an idiot in the short term,’ according to ‘Wall Street’s biggest influencer’

Barstool Sports founder and mouthy trader Dave Portnoy got plenty of heat last month for calling Warren Buffett an “idiot” after the Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B,...

It’s time for investors to stop buying stocks that are ‘stunningly decoupled’ from reality, economist warns

“ ‘The investing challenge may well shift in the months ahead from riding an exceptional wave of liquidity, which lifted virtually all asset prices, to...

Stocks edge higher, aim for modest weekly gains, as investors eye potential fiscal stimulus

Stocks edged higher in early trading Friday, on track for modest weekly gains as investors gauged the potential for additional fiscal stimulus in the U.S....

Dow futures up nearly 500 points as vaccine hopes rise and investors cheer earnings

Stock-index futures pointed to a higher start for Wall Street Wednesday, as investors took some cheer from positive results for a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, looking...