Equity News Results

  • US STOCKS-China's tariff blow sets Wall St for lower open ahead of Powell speech

    * Futures down: Dow 0.48%, S&P 0.45%, Nasdaq 0.59% * China unveils retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods. * Powell's speech to start at 10:00 a.m. ET. * HP Inc (HPQ) falls after CEO exit, disappointing forecast. * Foot Locker (FL) slumps after quarterly results miss estimates. By Akanksha Rana.

  • Global Stocks Rise, With All Eyes on the Fed

    Global stocks climbed on hopes that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell would provide clear signals of interest- rate cuts in a closely watched speech later Friday. In the U.S., futures on the S&P 500 were up 0.3% and Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 0.2%. Futures don't necessarily predict moves after the opening bell.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, dollar inch up ahead of Powell's Jackson Hole speech

    * Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. World stock markets and the dollar rose on Friday as investors looked to a speech by Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell for clarification on whether the U.S. central bank remains on course to deliver another interest rate cut in next month.

  • CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise ahead of U.S. Fed chair's speech

    Canada's stock futures edged higher on Friday, in line with global stock markets, as investors looked to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech to find out whether the U.S. central bank will deliver more rate cuts this year. Powell is due to speak at 10 a.m. ET at a gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. September futures on the S&P/TSX index were up 0.12% at 7:00 a.m. ET.

  • Investors look at dollar stores as U.S. recession fears increase

    More investors are watching the shares of discount retailers like Dollar General Corp (DG) and Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR) , which perform better during economic downturns, in the hopes of gauging changes in consumer behavior, though higher tariffs may erode the companies' ability to act as economic bellwethers.

  • Trump tweetstorm sinks Wall Street as trade war rages on

    Wall Street plunged in a broad sell-off on Friday as China and the United States traded their latest salvos in a prolonged trade war, spooking investors and erasing slight gains following a generally positive speech by U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    Global Stocks Rise, With All Eyes on the Fed. Stocks climbed on hopes of clear signals of interest-rate cuts ahead of a closely watched speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell later in the day. Investors Look to Jackson Hole for Clues on Fed Moves.

  • Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look at dollar stores as U.S. recession fears increase

    More investors are watching the shares of discount retailers like Dollar General Corp (DG) and Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR), which perform better during economic downturns, in the hopes of gauging changes in consumer behavior, though higher tariffs may erode the companies' ability to act as economic bellwethers.

  • U.S. stock futures move off highs as Global Times editor tweets about China countermeasures

    U.S. stock futures moved off their highs of the day as the editor-in-chief of the Global Times, Hu Xijin, tweeted that China will take further countermeasures in response to U.S. tariffs on $300 billion of goods. "Beijing will soon unveil a plan of imposing retaliatory tariffs on certain U.S. products. China has ammunition to fight back.

  • Global Stocks Rise, With All Eyes on the Fed

    Global stocks climbed on hopes of clear signals of interest-rate cuts ahead of a closely watched speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell later in the day. The Stoxx Europe 600 gained 0.5% in late-morning trade after a broadly positive session in Asia, with the U.K.' s FTSE 100 up 0.8% and the German DAX up 0.4%. In the U.S., futures on the S&P 500 were up and Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 0.3%.

News, commentary and research reports are from third-party sources unaffiliated with Fidelity. Fidelity does not endorse or adopt their content. Fidelity makes no guarantees that information supplied is accurate, complete, or timely, and does not provide any warranties regarding results obtained from their use.