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Concerns about escalating hostilities between Ukraine and Russia and the Middle East situation trumped a bevy of upbeat U.S. economic reports, knocking stock prices down on Thursday.
It didn’t make it by much, but the S&P 500 closed above 2000 – 2000.02 to be exact – for the first time ever on Tuesday.
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.
Global stocks were broadly higher again on Tuesday, although the gains in the U.S. were about half as strong as Monday’s.
U.S. stock prices started the new week to the upside with gains on the order of 1% for the big-cap stock market averages and gains approaching 1.5% for small-cap indexes. NASDAQ hit a 14-year high, rising 1.0% for the day, … Continue reading
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
U. S. stocks finished mostly lower on Tuesday after Washington and the European Union agreed to impose a new set of tougher sanctions against Russia.
The U.S. stock market averages more or less spun their wheels on Monday, ahead of some important data releases later in the week. The Dow was up 22 points or 0.1% to 16983, while the S&P 500 gained fractionally. NASDAQ … Continue reading
In a day heavy with economic reports and forecasts, U.S. stocks finished largely unchanged while foreign stocks continued to rise.
Stocks rebounded strongly across the globe on Tuesday as concern about the crises in the Middle East and Russia ebbed a bit, at least for one day.