Investors in U.S. stocks do not seem bothered by the government shutdown. The S&P 500 rose 0.28 percent Monday morning, the first trading day since the government shutdown. That Nasdaq Composite Index rose by half of a …
The S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) had another strong year, picking up more than 20% on a total-return basis in 2017. That marked the index's best performance since 2013 and extended the bull market string of gains to nine years. Yet …
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Investors shrugged off the potential for a federal government shutdown Friday, driving U.S. stocks higher. The Standard & Poor's 500 index, Nasdaq composite and Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks finished at record highs as the …
The S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) posted a better than 20% gain in 2017, giving investors in the index their best year since 2013. Yet even though many stocks had extremely strong performances over the course of the year, a few …
The North American marijuana industry is budding in a big way. Sure, that may sound corny, but expected legal sales growth of 26% per year through 2021 isn't something that investors are laughing at. They're enjoying big gains from the …
* Dow down 0.15 pct, S&P off 0.08 pct, Nasdaq up 0.1 pct (Changes comment, adds details, updates prices) Jan 8 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow were trading slightly lower on Monday, as losses in healthcare and financial …
NEW YORK • U.S. stocks took another small step backward on Wednesday after a plunge in the price of oil dragged down shares of energy producers. The losses overshadowed gains for technology companies and other areas of the market. …
Companies with poor earnings revisions tended to have more volatile returns, as market participants reacted negatively to companies with downward revision in estimates, said a study by S&P Dow Jones. A study by Utkarsh Agrawal, …
1. Record calm on Wall Street: The most incredible part of the post-election stock market rally is how peaceful it’s been. While the Trump era has brought enormous turbulence to Washington, that volatility has been missing on Wall Street. …
Big-name companies notched gains on Wall Street Tuesday, delivering more records for two of the major stock indexes. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average finished at all-time highs for the second day this …