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Trade war jitters took the wind out of the sails Friday, and the question heading into the new week is whether this same issue might keep waving a yellow “caution” flag.
The market quickly retreated from its mid-week rally Friday as investors responded to new trade war rhetoric by scurrying for possible protection in the bond market.
Monthly jobs growth just went from terrific to tepid, though the overall trend remains pretty positive. Trade fears continue to stalk Wall Street as the weekend nears.
Equity futures continued their march higher ahead of the opening bell Thursday, a continuation of the turnaround that began mid-morning Wednesday.
The down button on the elevator lit up Wednesday morning one day after a brief recovery as fears of an expanded trade war with China surged on Wall Street.
U.S. markets are looking cheerier following yesterday’s rout, but caution appears to be the name of the game this morning.
That clunking sound you hear is Q2 trying to get its engine going.
Markets didn’t even make it out of the driveway on Monday ...
The somewhat disappointing Q1 is officially over, and today marks the start of Q2 trading.
After plunging earlier this week in a tech-led sell-off that scotched chances of a 10th-straight quarterly rise, stocks charged back Thursday in a broad-based rally.
Hope might spring eternal as the Major League Baseball season begins today, but there’s little hope of a 10th straight winning quarter for the S&P 500 Index (SPX).
A key question heading into Wednesday is whether the flagging info tech sector can turn things around. Tuesday’s steep losses wiped out the sector’s 2018 gains.
Spring is in the air, especially when it comes to the stock market this week. Although blustery conditions continue, the market is showing a lot of green.
Better tidings on the U.S./China trade front this morning sent stocks up sharply in pre-market trading as investors hoped for some sort of reprieve.
Markets toppled from earlier gains and closed out the week with a combined two-day drop of more than 1,000 points in the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI).
The weather feels like early February across much of the country, and so does the stock market. Friday is shaping up to be a volatile session.
Trade fears stalk Wall Street early Thursday. Stocks fell triple-digits in pre-market action amid concerns that China and the U.S. could be edging closer to a trade war.