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On a day dominated by economic reports – positive in the U.S., negative in the euro zone and China – global stocks were mostly higher on Thursday.
Tuesday was a day of mostly positive purchasing managers’ indexes from around the globe but the good news wasn’t enough to prevent U.S. stocks from resuming last week’s downtrend.
Stocks rebounded from last week’s swoon on Monday, with the S&P 500 rising 0.7% and small-cap indexes gaining 0.9%. While stock prices are still marginally lower than at midyear, today’s rebound did recapture last Friday’s retreat and then some, led … Continue reading
Disappointing earnings reports from Visa and Amazon helped dampen the mood on Wall Street on Friday, sending stock prices down broadly while the major averages finished mixed for the week.
In a day heavy with economic reports and forecasts, U.S. stocks finished largely unchanged while foreign stocks continued to rise.
Buoyed by some positive economic numbers from the U.S. and China, global stocks started off the third quarter strongly higher on Tuesday.
U.S. stocks were little changed Monday, with the three major market averages ending the session within a few ticks one way or the other of their Friday highs. On the NYSE, there were a few more declining stocks than advancers … Continue reading
Stocks were narrowly mixed on Thursday after trading in a narrow band all day.
Up at the open, stock prices stumbled a bit after erroneous ISM manufacturing data for May was released at 10:00 NYT. When corrected figures were released – showing that manufacturing actually accelerated slightly last month – stock prices recovered some … Continue reading
Picking up where they left off last week, U.S. stocks rose higher on Tuesday following the Monday holiday, buoyed by some positive economic reports.