• Asian shares up after Wall St closes best quarter since 1998

    15 days ago - By Stl Today

    TOKYO - Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday after Wall Street capped its best quarter since 1998, shrugging off continued signs of global economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.
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  • S&P 500 on Pace for Best Quarter Since 1998

    S&P 500 on Pace for Best Quarter Since 1998

    15 days ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    The first half of 2020 comes to a close today. The S&P 500 is on pace for its best quarter since 1998. Volatility could be creeping back into the market.
    Yesterday was the S&P 500's fourth day in a row of closing up or down by more than 1%. The stock market is calmer this morning but there are still concerns over rising number of coronavirus cases. The EU has banned Americans who are traveling abroad for non-essential reasons.
    This morning's consumer confidence report showed an increase to 98.1. That's up from 85.9 in May. Economists had been expecting an increase to 91. Consumer...
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