Tag: US:SPX

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...

Here are Wall Street’s favorite stocks for an election-relief rally

Until Election Day, and maybe for a few weeks afterward if voting results are disputed, expect warnings about stock market volatility. But history has shown...

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...

Professional investors have their eye on these eight stocks as the used-car market in the U.S. moves online

The big talk in the auto industry has been around electric cars and their eventual role in autonomous driving. But the used-vehicle market in the...

Weekend reads: Ray Dalio on what business and political leaders must do to keep the U.S. from splintering

Ray Dalio is a billionaire fund manager. He’s an ardent capitalist but sees an imbalance that threatens the U.S., which he calls a “75-year empire”...

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 investment debt you owe Sam Eisenstadt

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Sam Eisenstadt, who died Sept. 5 at the age of 98, was a giant of the investment arena. He was research...

S&P 500 adds three companies not named Tesla — ‘a bit of a shocker,’ analyst says

Three new names will be added to the S&P 500 index this month, but none of them are Tesla Inc. S&P Dow Jones Indices announced...

Don’t settle for skimpy bond yields and make dividend stocks your best income play, fixed-income veteran says

With interest rates at record lows, income-seeking investors who were used to relatively safe bond investments with decent yields have to look elsewhere. Either that...

The stock market’s rebound is nowhere near over, and midcap exposure is probably what you need

The 2020 stock-market recovery is not all it’s cracked up to be. Even though the S&P 500 Index has hit record highs, most stocks in...

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...

Weekend reads: How to invest with the S&P 500 at a record high

Welcome to the weekend! The S&P 500 SPX, +0.34% ended the week at a record (after setting its first record close in six months earlier...

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...