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Market Snapshot: Tech stocks rise but S&P 500, Dow trade mostly flat ahead of expected Fed rate hike

U.S. stock benchmarks see muted action on Wednesday as investors await a decision from the Federal Reserve, which is widely expected to increase rates by a quarter of a percentage point and offer details on path forward for monetary policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock market attempts to climb ahead of expected Fed rate hike

U.S. stocks trade flat to slightly higher on Wednesday ahead of a decision from the Federal Reserve, which is widely expected to increase rates by a quarter of a percentage point and offer details on the path forward for monetary policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Wall Street flat as Fed decision awaited

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, ahead of a widely expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve, with focus on its guidance on the economy and monetary policy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow rises but trades off intraday peak as rally in tech, internet stocks take a breather

U.S. stock benchmarks mostly rise in early Wednesday trade, but a rally in technology and internet shares that had helped to drive the Nasdaq to records appears to pause as investors follow trade developments between Washington and key global partners......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stocks gain as tech rally overshadows jobs report

U.S. stocks rise on Friday, with major indexes shaking off an early decline as technology stocks rose and overshadowed both an April jobs report that was below expectations and angst over trade talks between the U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2018

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks on track for modest opening gains as Facebook buoys tech sector

U.S. stock futures trade modestly higher Thursday, with Facebook Inc. buttressing investor sentiment after better-than-expected corporate results......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Tech leads stock-market rebound as investors watch U.S.-China trade spat

U.S. stocks rally on Monday, advancing in a broad move higher as comments from President Donald Trump and administration officials help ease worries about the rise in trade hostilities between the U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow aims to snap 6-day losing streak; tech rally sends Nasdaq to another record

U.S. stocks rose modestly in early trading on Wednesday, as equities partially rebounded from a lengthy stretch of weakness driven primarily by uncertainty surrounding trade policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow logs 5th straight drop, but stocks end off lows as energy, tech limit trade-war slide

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2018

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures climb ahead of key Fed decision

U.S. stock futures rise Wednesday as the countdown begins for investors to a decision from the Federal Reserve, which is widely expected to increase rates by a quarter of a percentage point and offer details on path forward for monetary policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold tips lower in wake of Trump-Kim pact as attention fixes on interest rates

Gold prices tip lower Tuesday as an agreement between the U.S. and North Korea aimed at denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula mutes demand for haven metals, ahead of an expected interest-rate hike by the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock-market investors shake off G-7 trade jitters to push equities into the green

U.S. stocks rise slightly Friday afternoon, paring early losses as investors brush aside tensions between the U.S. and major allies as a meeting of leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized nations gets under way in Canada......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 8th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow under pressure as G-7 leaders feud over trade

Wall Street stocks are trading modestly lower on Friday, as tensions between the U.S. and major allies flared up ahead of the G-7 meeting in Canada......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 8th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Nasdaq ends at record as tech leads stock-market rally

U.S. stocks post solid gains on Monday, led by a rally in the technology and consumer discretionary sectors, as traders appeared to shrug off global trade tensions and focus on favorable economic environment instead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2018

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks poised to rebound, as jobs report steals focus from trade wars

U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, with the main benchmarks set to rebound from the prior day’s firm losses as traders put trade war fears on the back burner and instead looked ahead to the closely watched nonfarm payrolls report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock-market futures drift lower ahead of data, remarks by Fed’s Powell

Wall Street stocks were poised for a flat to slightly lower start on Friday, with geopolitics still a distraction for investors, but a clutch of economic data and Fed speakers are swinging into focus ahead of the long holiday weekend......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold aims to extend post-Fed minutes pop as stocks set to stumble at open

Gold gains early Thursday, extending the modest rise from after-hours trading Wednesday when the latest glimpse into Federal Reserve thinking backed longstanding market expectations for an interest-rate hike next month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock market clings to gains as investors brace for ‘rocky’ trading

U.S. stocks struggle to maintain gains, while investors look ahead to potentially volatile trade amid a range of geopolitical worries......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow futures rise 200 points as China trade truce fuels fresh optimism

Perceived riskier assets such as stocks were set to get a lift on Monday, with Dow futures up more than 200 points, amid a reprieve in trade-war tensions between the U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock market struggles for direction as bond yields rise; energy stocks rally

U.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday, with major indexes erasing mild early declines to turn positive, though tech stocks remained lower on the day and investors continued to watch a rise in bond yields......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

London Markets: U.K. stocks flutter as jobs data loom

U.K. stocks struggled for direction in the early going on Tuesday, with traders wary of making any big bets ahead British labor-market data that could weaken or strengthen the case for a Bank of England rate rise......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2018