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After President Trump’s tariff announcement, stocks sold off amid “trade war” speculation. Disappointing results from big retailers could add pressure Friday.
March came in like a lion, blowing a cold breeze on the stock market amid new concerns about the potential for a trade war.
The shortest month of the year seemed extra-long on Wall Street. Weakness seemed to roll over into pre-market trading Thursday ahead of Powell's remarks.
Welcome to Wall Street, Chairman Jerome Powell. After two days of roaring stock market gains and falling yields, Powell appeared to re-ignite inflation concerns.
Markets don't like uncertainty and appear to lack direction ahead of Federal Reserve boss's insights on economy, inflation and interest rates
Markets headed higher at the open but there's plenty of trading hours ahead. As has been seen in other sessions, what happens early doesn't necessarily continue.
It looked pretty iffy early on, but a surge of buying in the final minutes of trading juiced benchmarks; could set the tests for next week.
Day 3 of gains in early trading amid volatility and devoid of news. The first two were marked by late-day fade outs. Maybe today could be different. And maybe not.
There are days when it's tough to diagnose what made the markets move, no matter what the direction. Today might have been one of those days.
Markets looked like they were struggling for conviction in the early going. What swings an index early on might not hold it into the close.
If there's one thing that can be said about this market, it's that anything can happen in the last hour of trading. Today was a case in point.
With news a little sparse in the early going, it looks like Wednesday’s session could be a countdown to Fed minutes. Pre-market trading saw signs of recovery.
Attention retail shoppers: The win streak is over on Wall Street. Shares of Wal-Mart fell 10% after releasing earnings that came up short of analysts’ expectations.
Retail earnings take center stage today, and Treasury bond auctions also get underway. Pre-market trading pointed to possible sharp losses.
Friday’s big early rally flamed out by the end of the day, but the S&P 500 (SPX) still had its sixth-straight daily gain and stocks had their best week since 2013.
With a three-day weekend ahead, investors have a fast-flowing stream of earnings and a major data load to digest early Friday.