S&P 500 snaps three-day losing streak as investors assess earnings, Fed’s next move

The S&P 500 snapped a three-day losing streak Wednesday as investors digested third-quarter earnings and insights into when the Fed might taper its asset-purchase program. The broad index closed 0.3% higher at 4,363.80, fluctuating between gains and losses throughout the session. The Nasdaq Composite ticked up 0.7% to 14,571.64, also breaking a negative streak. The… Continue reading S&P 500 snaps three-day losing streak as investors assess earnings, Fed’s next move

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Op-ed: Never mind the headlines. A decline in the S&P 500 could present an opportunity

The market has moved higher for so many years that any deviation from that uptrend has, in hindsight, represented mere annoyance. However, if the S&P 500, which has been flat for the last quarter, runs sideways through the end of the year, or begins to falter, it might be worth polishing off some analysis on… Continue reading Op-ed: Never mind the headlines. A decline in the S&P 500 could present an opportunity

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S&P 500 rises for a third straight day to end a wild week of trading

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were near flat on Friday, wrapping up a volatile week on Wall Street. A move by China to ban cryptocurrencies weighed on the technology sector and Nike shares fell as supply chain issues stemming from the pandemic hit the sneaker giant. The Dow Jones Industrial Average… Continue reading S&P 500 rises for a third straight day to end a wild week of trading

S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs — three market experts look at what’s next

S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs – three market watchers on what’s nextThe tech-heavy Nasdaq and broader S&P 500 are setting records after records. Three experts joined CNBC to discuss where markets are headed next. Mike Wilson, chief U.S. equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, says expectations may have been too lofty and a market cooldown… Continue reading S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs — three market experts look at what’s next

S&P 500 closes lower as investors brush off better-than-expected earnings results

The S&P 500 dipped on Thursday even as second-quarter earnings results continued to beat expectations. The broad index shed 0.33% to close at 4,360.03. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.7% to 14,543.13. The Dow Jones Industrials Average bucked the trend and added 53.79 points, or 0.15%, to close at 34,987.02. Morgan Stanley’s second-quarter earnings report topped… Continue reading S&P 500 closes lower as investors brush off better-than-expected earnings results

S&P 500 hits sixth-straight record, Dow adds 100 points as Wall Street kicks off the second half

S&P 500 remains ‘reasonably good shape’, says UBS’ Art CashinThe S&P 500 rose on Thursday and hit another record high as Wall Street kicked off the second half of 2021 on a positive note. The benchmark index rose 0.5% and notched its sixth-straight record close, settling above 4,300 for the first time at 4,319.94. The… Continue reading S&P 500 hits sixth-straight record, Dow adds 100 points as Wall Street kicks off the second half

The S&P 500 is near another record. Here are the stocks Wall Street sees leading the way from here

The S&P 500 is inches away from a record, boosted lately by stocks leveraged to a reopening economy like Boeing and banks. Wall Street analysts believe a new group of stocks will lead the way from here. CNBC PRO screened for stocks in the S&P 500 with a “buy” rating from more than 75% of… Continue reading The S&P 500 is near another record. Here are the stocks Wall Street sees leading the way from here

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S&P 500 slips from all-time high, Nasdaq ends week up 4% at a record

The S&P 500 fell slightly on Friday, retreating from record levels, while the strength in major technology names pushed the Nasdaq Composite to another all-time high. The broad equity benchmark dipped 0.3% to 3,841.47 after closing at a record in the previous session. The Nasdaq rose 0.1% to another record close of 13,543.06, supported by… Continue reading S&P 500 slips from all-time high, Nasdaq ends week up 4% at a record

Japan’s little-known Nikkei 500 hits record high, outperforms U.S. S&P 500

The Nikkei 225 share average, Japan’s best-known stock benchmark, on Monday still stood 40% below its historic peak hit three decades ago, while its lesser-known sibling, the Nikkei 500, surged past its previous peak to a record high. The Nikkei 500 .N500 has gained 7.7% so far this year, compared with a 0.6% fall in… Continue reading Japan’s little-known Nikkei 500 hits record high, outperforms U.S. S&P 500

S&P 500, Nasdaq at all-time highs on COVID-19 treatment hopes

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq scaled new heights on Monday, boosted by technology mega-caps and U.S. approval for the emergency use of blood plasma in treating COVID-19 patients. The moves come ahead of the Republican National Convention, where President Donald Trump will be nominated to lead his party for four more years, kicking off… Continue reading S&P 500, Nasdaq at all-time highs on COVID-19 treatment hopes