• Jitters over US-China trade truce send stock market down

    12 days ago - By Review Journal

    Stocks took a nosedive on Wall Street as investors worried that a U.S.-China trade truce reached over the weekend wasn't all it was cracked up to be.
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  • Stocks close sharply lower as trade jitters rattle investors; Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges nearly 800 points

    12 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks close sharply lower as trade jitters rattle investors; Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges nearly 800 points.
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  • How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

    12 days ago - By Chron

    Stocks tumbled Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down almost 800 points, as investors worried that a U.S.-China trade truce reached over the weekend wasn't all it was cracked up to be.
    Bond prices soared, sending yields lower, as traders shoved money into lower-risk investments. U.S. stock and bond markets will be closed Wednesday in observance of a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush.
    On Tuesday:
    The S&P 500 index slid 90.31 points, or 3.2 percent, to 2,700.06.
    The Dow plunged 799.36 points, or 3.1 percent, to 25,027.07.
    The Nasdaq composite lost...
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  • Treasury yield curve inversion is 'noise'; veteran investor Jack Ablin suggests markets overreacting

    12 days ago - By CNBC

    Cresset Wealth's Jack Ablin suggests Wall Street is overreacting to the first Treasury yield curve inversion in 10 years.
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  • Wall Street tumbles, spooked by growth and trade worries

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street tumbled more than 3 percent on Tuesday, led lower by bank and industrial shares, as the U.S. bond market sent unsettling signs about economic growth and investors worried anew about global trade.
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  • Beware if S&P 500 breaks October low of 2603, says Randy Watts

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street isn't in a bear market yet, but be wary if it breaks the October and February lows, William O'Neil & Co.'s chief investment strategist tells Reuters' Fred Katayama.
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  • Wall Street drops 2 percent, spooked by growth and trade worries

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street tumbled more than 2 percent on Tuesday, led lower by bank and industrial shares, as the U.S. bond market sent worrisome signs about economic growth and investors worried anew about global trade.
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  • Stocks of Georgia banks battered Tuesday as Dow plunges

    Stocks of Georgia banks battered Tuesday as Dow plunges

    12 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Fears of slowing economic growth drove the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 600 points on Tuesday, and battered Georgia bank stocks and those of other regional banks.
    Just before 3 p.m., shares of the largest Georgia-based bank, SunTrust Banks Inc., were down 4.7 percent to about $59.
    Shares of the second-largest bank based in Georgia, Columbus-based Synovus Financial Corp. were down more than 6 percent to about $36.
    Blairsville, Ga.-based United Community Banks...
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  • Healthcare sector update, amidst the plunging stock market

    12 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From MT Newswires :
    Health care stocks were mixed in recent trading, including a nearly 0.1% gain for the NYSE Health Care Index Tuesday afternoon. Shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 were down almost 0.5% as a group although the the Nasdaq Biotechnology index was ahead about 1.3%.
    Among health care stocks moving on news:
    Geron declined more than 6% on Tuesday after the biopharmaceuticals company late Monday said recent phase II testing of its Imetelstat experimental treatment confirmed data from prior trials. The new data indicated a median period for overall survival of 29.9...
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  • 'We still need to make search and discovery much better:' Etsy is banking on tech and marketing to catch up with Amazon

    'We still need to make search and discovery much better:' Etsy is banking on tech and marketing to catch up with Amazon

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    18 months since becoming Etsy's CEO, Josh Silverman has turned Etsy's stock around by restructuring the company and cutting departments like Etsy Studio, a 150-person team that focused on craft supplies.
    Silverman outlined search technology, shipping cost and delivery times as priorities for 2019.
    But the brand still has work to do to catch up with Amazon, including creating a solid brand identity.
    Etsy was in rough shape when Josh Silverman took over the reigns as CEO in 2017. At the time, the company was going through leadership changes and layoffs and reportedly exploring a sale while...
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  • Yesterday's Rally

    12 days ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    I wanted to add a few words about yesterday's market. I was busy getting ready for Bloomberg so I didn't have an opportunity to discuss the market.
    Wall Street seemed pleased that there's an apparent thawing in the Trade War. I'm still not sure how concrete there plans are but at least, the rhetoric has changed.
    Yesterday's ISM Manufacturing Index was 59.3 which is quite good. That report before that was a bit weak so I'm glad to see there doesn't seem to be a weakening trend.
    Yesterday's rally was very unbalanced. I estimated that Amazon's gain made up about 30% of the S&P 500's gain. It...
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  • Large-Cap ETF Hits New 52-Week High

    12 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Sweta Killa : For investors seeking momentum, Invesco Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend ETF is probably on radar now. The fund just hit a 52-week high and is up about 15% from its 52-week low price of $31.82/share.
    But are more gains in store for this ETF? Let's take a quick look at the fund and the near-term outlook on it to get a better idea on where it might be headed:
    DJD in Focus
    This ETF offers exposure to high-yielding companies included on the Dow Jones Industrial Average by their 12-month dividend yield over the prior 12 months. It has key holdings in consumer staples...
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  • Stocks slide on Wall Street as markets turn jittery again, Dow Jones Industrial Average sinks 500

    12 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks slide on Wall Street as markets turn jittery again, Dow Jones Industrial Average sinks 500.
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