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  • The Great Rotation: Can the value rally last?

    Value stocks have outperformed in September. Stocks have brushed off concerns about the U.S- China trade war in September as volatility has plummeted, but beneath the surface equity markets have seen an aggressive rotation out of high-growth momentum stocks and into previously out- of-favor value stocks. For the rally to continue, however, interest rates will have to start rising, either due to a imminent rebound in global economic growth or following a mild recession, investors...

  • Stocks open mostly higher as S&P 500, Dow near all-time highs

    U.S. stocks opened mostly higher on Friday, pushing the Dow and the S&P 500 closer to their all-time highs, as investors were buoyed by a combination of positive consumer data, receding U.S.-China trade tensions and a boost from easing central banks. The S&P 500 was up less than 0.1% to 3,011. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 50 points, or 0.2%, to around 27,233. The Nasdaq Composite was down 0.1% to 8,187. The Commerce Department reported retail sales rose 0.4% in August,...

  • *Apple's stock falls 0.8% in premarket trading

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  • Dow opens higher, set for longest win streak in a year as ECB launches major stimulus package

    U.S. stocks opened modestly higher Thursday morning as market bulls appeared emboldened by easy-money policies enacted by the European Central and hope that it could influence the Fed. The European Central Bank cut its deposit rate from negative 0.4% to negative 0.5%, while announcing it would begin open-ended purchasing of long-term government bonds at a pace of EUR20 billion a month in an effort to further reduce long-term interest rates, in a bid to boost the sluggish...

  • Dow, S&P 500 stand less than 0.2% from July record closes as stock market touches intraday high

    U.S. stocks touched their best level of the session Thursday afternoon, putting key benchmarks withing shouting distance from records last hit in July. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.6% at 27,306.73, which is just 0.2% shy of its July 15 record at 27,359.16, while the S&P 500 index stood 0.6% higher near a session peak at 3,020.69, about 0.2% from its record at 3.025. 86 hit on July 26.. (END) Dow Jones Newswires 09-12-19 1641 ET Copyright (c) 2019 Dow Jones& Company, Inc..

  • Stocks end slightly higher after tariff delay, ECB stimulus

    Stocks ended with small gains on Thursday, lifted after a further de-escalation of near-term U.S.-China trade tensions and a new round of stimulus measures by the European Central Bank. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended around 45 points higher, up 0.2%, near 27,182, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 gained around 9 points, or 0.3%, to settle near 3,010. The Nasdaq Composite closed near 8,194, up around 25 points, or 0.3%. President Donald Trump late Wednesday...

  • Dow and broader market stage early morning jump on Sino-American trade reports

    U.S. stocks jumped early Thursday, driving the three main benchmarks to session highs amid hope of a near-term resolution between Beijing and Washington. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 116 points, or 0.4%, to 27,256, the S&P 500 index advanced 0.5% at 3,016, while the Nasdaq Composite Index traded 0.8% higher at 8,232. Gains for U.S. stocks coincided with a report from Bloomberg News, which cited unnamed Trump administration officials, indicating that the U.S. and China...

  • Dow logs 7th gain in a row on renewed trade optimism, ECB stimulus

    By Chris Matthews and Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch. ECB cuts interest rates further into negative territory; U.S. and China to meet on trade in October. The Dow marked its longest win streak in more than a year Thursday, after the European Central Bank's announced fresh stimulus measures, including an interest-rate cut that moved a deposit rate further into negative territory, raising hopes that the Federal Reserve may also enact easy-money policies next month.

  • China could start buying U.S. soybeans, pork again: report

    China may allow for U.S. imports of soybeans and pork, amid steps by both countries to ratchet down trade-war tensions, Bloomberg News reported, citing sources. China's Ministry of Commerce said companies have begun to ask about prices for some U.S. farm products, the report said. U.S. stock futures rose early Thursday after President Donald Trump tweeted that he will delay pushing through higher tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods for two weeks as a "gesture of good will."

  • U.S. stock futures rise after Trump delays tariff hikes against China until Oct. 15

    President says move is' gesture of good will'. S stock futures rose late Wednesday immediately following President Donald Trump's announcement that he will delay implementing higher tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods for two weeks as a "gesture of good will." In a pair of tweets, Trump said the tariff hikes-- from 25% to 30%-- that were scheduled to take effect Oct. 1 will now go into effect Oct. 15..

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