Dow dips ahead of Powell speech; Nasdaq kept afloat by growth stocks

S&P closes at more than two-month high on retail, energy lift

Tesla up as sales in China nearly double in November – data Fed Chair Powell’s speech at 1330 ET (1830 GMT) US private payrolls growth slows in November – ADP Down 0.47%, S&P off 0.13%, Nasdaq up 0.26% Nov 30 (Reuters) – Wall Street was mixed on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 down … Read more

Wall Street rises as Fed signals slowdown in rate hikes

Wall Street rises as Fed signals slowdown in rate hikes

Growth stocks bounce as Treasury yields drop Tesla jumps as Citigroup upgrades Nordstrom falls on reduced profit forecast ROBOT Nov 23 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes ended Wednesday with solid gains after the Federal Reserve’s November meeting minutes showed interest rate hikes may slow soon. A “substantial majority” of policymakers agreed it would “likely … Read more

S&P closes at more than two-month high on retail, energy lift

S&P closes at more than two-month high on retail, energy lift

Best Buy up, sees smaller annual sales drop Dollar Tree drops on lower FY profit forecast Manchester United surges on sale report Dow up 1.18%, S&P 500 up 1.36%, Nasdaq up 1.36% NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – US stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing at its highest level in 2-1/2 months, … Read more

S&P 500 ends higher, led by defensive shares

S&P 500 ends higher, led by defensive shares

Fed’s Collins sees 75-bps hike on the table Grindr surges in market debut Gap shares rise on upbeat results Indexes up: Dow 0.59%, S&P 0.48%, Nasdaq 0.01% Nov 18 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 index ended higher on Friday in a choppy trading session, as gains in defensive shares overshadowed energy declines, and … Read more

Wall Street drops as hawkish Fed official comments weigh

Wall Street drops as hawkish Fed official comments weigh

Fed’s Bullard backs more rate hikes Data shows US labor market remains tight Cisco shares rise after co raises full-year outlook Macy’s jumps on profit forecast raise Indexes down: Dow 0.02%, S&P 0.31%, Nasdaq 0.35% Nov 17 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes ended modestly lower on Thursday in a choppy session as hawkish comments … Read more

No-boom, no-bust economy dogs Democrats in US midterm elections

No-boom, no-bust economy dogs Democrats in US midterm elections

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Household cash is near record levels in the United States, and consumers are using it to pack restaurants and airplanes and buy new cars. Jobs are there for taking. Net worth is 30% higher than before the pandemic, more so for those in the bottom half. And people have soured … Read more

US job growth seen smallest in nearly two years in October, unemployment rate up

US job growth seen smallest in nearly two years in October, unemployment rate up

Nonfarm payrolls forecast increasing 200,000 Unemployment rate seen rising to 3.6% from 3.5% Average hourly earnings expected to gain 0.3% WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (Reuters) – US employers likely hired the fewest workers in nearly two years in October and increased wages at a moderate pace, suggesting some loosening in labor market conditions, which would allow … Read more

Sterling falls as BoE expects recession, US futures up

Sterling falls as BoE expects recession, US futures up

Bank of England hikes rates by 50 basis points BoE expects recession throughout 2023 Fed official: 50bp hike in Sept “reasonable” Oil stabilized after hitting six-month low Lufthansa returns to operating profit LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Sterling fell on Thursday after the Bank of England followed its counterparts in the United States and euro … Read more

Wall Street ends down after biggest month since 2020

Wall Street ends down after biggest month since 2020

US manufacturing sector slows modestly PerkinElmer rises on $2.45 billion divestment Indexes end: S&P 500 -0.28%, Nasdaq -0.18%, Dow -0.14% Aug 1 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended lower after a choppy session on Monday, with declines in Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and other energy companies weighing against gains in Boeing (BA.N) as investors digested the US … Read more

China’s economic wobbles worsen as factory, property woes mount

China's economic wobbles worsen as factory, property woes mount

Employees wearing face masks work on a car seat assembly line at Yanfeng Adient factory in Shanghai, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Factory activity slows in July vs June – Caixin survey … Read more