Wall Street lifted by gains in techs, energy

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes gained for the first time in three sessions on Tuesday, as Apple and chipmakers boosted technology shares, while energy companies rose on the back of higher crude oil prices. Supporting sentiment was stabilizing yields, with the benchmark 10-year Treasury yields rising off 15-month lows and a closely watched part of the yield curve less […]

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Wall Street falls as weak factory data fuels slowdown worries

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes declined about 1 percent on Friday after a raft of weak manufacturing data from the United States and Europe led to a yield-curve inversion, stoking fears of an economic slowdown. The spread between three-month Treasury bills and 10-year note yields inverted for the first time since 2007. An inverted yield curve is widely understood […]

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Wall Street inches higher ahead of Fed policy meeting

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street edged higher on Monday as declines in Boeing and Facebook held gains in check and investors eyed this week’s Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of the central bank’s commitment to “patient” monetary policy. Coming on the heels of the S&P 500’s best week since November, the benchmark index currently hovers about 3.4 percent below […]

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Wall Street muted on trade uncertainty, housing data disappoints

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks flitted between gains and losses on Thursday as uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached clouded sentiment. Wall Street’s main indexes briefly moved higher after President Donald Trump said the United States was doing very well in trade talks with China, but could not say whether a final […]

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S&P, Nasdaq futures edge higher following lackluster week; Boeing pressures Dow

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures eked out gains on Monday as investors took a cautious stance after a weak U.S. jobs report raised questions of slowing global growth, while a slide in planemaker Boeing’s shares pressured Dow futures. Boeing Co tumbled 8.9 percent in premarket trading after many airlines grounded the world’s biggest planemaker’s new 737 MAX […]

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Wall Street set to fall on weak jobs data, global growth worries

(Reuters) – Wall Street was set to open sharply lower on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth almost stalled in February, adding to global growth worries sparked by weak China export data and weakness in eurozone. The U.S. economy created only 20,000 jobs in February, compared with expectations of non farm payrolls rising by 180,000 jobs last month, according […]

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