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Wall St Weighed Down by Inflation Jitters

Wall St Weighed Down by Inflation Jitters

Wall Street's main indexes slipped on Monday after a sharp recovery late last week, as signs of inflationary pressures building up in the economy kept investors worried about monetary policy tightening.


May 17, 2021
Wall Street Closes Sharply Higher, but Posts Weekly Loss
Wall Street Closes Sharply Higher, but Posts Weekly Loss

Wall Street ended higher at the close of a broad rally, an upbeat conclusion to whipsaw week of buying and selling as signs of a rebounding economy...

May 13, 2021
Wall St Headed Up after Fewer Jobless Claims, Inflation Data
Wall St Headed Up after Fewer Jobless Claims, Inflation Data

Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open higher on Thursday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq rebounding, after data showed fewer Americans...

Asia Shares Alarmed by U.S. Inflation, Count on Calm Fed
Asia Shares Alarmed by U.S. Inflation, Count on Calm Fed

Asian shares slipped to seven-week lows on Thursday after a shocking rise in U.S. inflation bludgeoned Wall Street and sent bond yields surging on...

Wall Street Closes Sharply Lower as Inflation Fears Heat Up
Wall Street Closes Sharply Lower as Inflation Fears Heat Up

Wall Street closed lower on Wednesday with the S&P suffering its biggest one-day percentage drop since February, as inflation data fueled...

May 12, 2021
Wall St Drops as Strong Inflation Data Fuels Rate Hike Bets
Wall St Drops as Strong Inflation Data Fuels Rate Hike Bets

Wall Street’s major averages fell on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected inflation data stoked fears of tighter monetary policy to combat...

May 11, 2021
Tech Rout Set to Extend as Investors Fear Rising Inflation
Tech Rout Set to Extend as Investors Fear Rising Inflation

Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open sharply lower on Tuesday, signaling another day of losses for technology-related stocks with...

Tech Selloff Deepens on Inflation Fears, Fed Outlook
Tech Selloff Deepens on Inflation Fears, Fed Outlook

Asian tech stocks tumbled on Tuesday and a regional equity gauge suffered its biggest slide in nearly two months after a selloff on Wall Street, as...

May 10, 2021
Stocks Cheer Prospects for Low Rates, Oil Output Interrupted
Stocks Cheer Prospects for Low Rates, Oil Output Interrupted

Stocks rose on Monday amid speculation that interest rates will remain low due to receding inflationary pressure, while oil and gas prices jumped...

May 7, 2021
Nasdaq Futures Jump 1%, Dow Negative after Weak Jobs Data
Nasdaq Futures Jump 1%, Dow Negative after Weak Jobs Data

Futures tracking the Nasdaq jumped more than 1% on Friday as mega-cap growth stocks rallied after a downbeat jobs report eased valuation concerns...

Dow Ends at Record High after Upbeat Jobless Claims Report
Dow Ends at Record High after Upbeat Jobless Claims Report

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high on Thursday, bolstered by an upbeat weekly jobless claims report, while vaccine makers...

May 6, 2021
Stock Futures Rise after the Dow Closed at a Record
Stock Futures Rise after the Dow Closed at a Record

U.S. stock index futures rose early Thursday, after the Dow closed at a record. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained...

May 5, 2021
Asia Shares Subdued by Tech Retreat, U.S. Futures Steady
Asia Shares Subdued by Tech Retreat, U.S. Futures Steady

Asian shares were trying to avoid a fourth straight session of falls on Wednesday as U.S. stock futures steadied in the wake of a pullback in...

U.S. Futures Rise After Tech Slide; Dollar Slips
U.S. Futures Rise After Tech Slide; Dollar Slips

U.S. equity futures rose and Asian stocks were steady Wednesday after markets dipped overnight on a technology selloff and Treasury Secretary Janet...

Asia Shares Flat, Holidays Help Blunt U.S. Tech Retreat
Asia Shares Flat, Holidays Help Blunt U.S. Tech Retreat

Asian shares risked falling for a fourth straight session on Wednesday as sentiment took a knock from a selloff in large cap Wall Street tech...

May 3, 2021
Wall St Set to Start Month on Firm Footing; Data in Focus
Wall St Set to Start Month on Firm Footing; Data in Focus

Wall Street’s main indexes were set to rise on Monday after a week of largely upbeat earnings strengthened expectations of sustained profit...

April 30, 2021
Asia Stocks, U.S. Futures Dip After S&P 500 High
Asia Stocks, U.S. Futures Dip After S&P 500 High

Asian stocks retreated Friday as China’s antitrust crackdown weighed on technology firms, while U.S. equity futures fell after another record...

Facebook Fuels S&P 500 to Record High Close
Facebook Fuels S&P 500 to Record High Close

The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Thursday, fueled by gains in Facebook following its strong earnings report, while investors awaited...

April 27, 2021
S&P 500, Nasdaq Set for Higher Open, Tech Earnings in Focus
S&P 500, Nasdaq Set for Higher Open, Tech Earnings in Focus

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were set to open slightly higher on Tuesday as investors geared up for earnings reports from Microsoft and Alphabet,...

April 26, 2021
Nasdaq Set to Open Lower ahead of Big Tech Earnings
Nasdaq Set to Open Lower ahead of Big Tech Earnings

The Nasdaq index looked set to open lower on Monday as big technology stocks retreated ahead of first-quarter results later this week, while...

Asian Shares Pulled Higher by China, Eyes on Fed, U.S. GDP
Asian Shares Pulled Higher by China, Eyes on Fed, U.S. GDP

Asian stocks rose on Monday with Chinese shares near three-week highs as signs the world economic recovery was well on track bolstered risk...

April 23, 2021
S&P 500, Nasdaq Higher after Strong Factory Data
S&P 500, Nasdaq Higher after Strong Factory Data

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq indexes edged higher on Friday after a rise in factory activity in April supported bets of swifter economic...

Asia-Pacific Shares Struggle for Direction in Mixed Trade
Asia-Pacific Shares Struggle for Direction in Mixed Trade

Stocks in Asia-Pacific were mixed in Friday morning trade following an overnight drop on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 in Japan fell 0.63% in morning...

Japanese Shares Fall on Pandemic Concerns, Wall St Decline
Japanese Shares Fall on Pandemic Concerns, Wall St Decline

Japanese shares fell on Friday, dragged lower by technology firms, as the nation’s stricter curbs to contain COVID-19 increased concerns...

April 22, 2021
S&P 500, Dow Edge Lower as Home Sales Drop
S&P 500, Dow Edge Lower as Home Sales Drop

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes edged lower on Thursday as a resurgence of COVID-19 cases globally sapped appetite for stocks, with data...

April 21, 2021
Dow Rises 200 Points as Economic Recovery Plays Rebound
Dow Rises 200 Points as Economic Recovery Plays Rebound

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday led by a rebound in cyclical names as equities tried to recover from two straight days of losses. The S&P 500...

Nasdaq Futures Retreat after Netflix Subscriber Slowdown
Nasdaq Futures Retreat after Netflix Subscriber Slowdown

Nasdaq futures edged lower on Wednesday as Netflix kicked off quarterly earnings for technology behemoths with a disappointing report, while...

April 20, 2021
S&P 500, Dow Slip as Focus Turns to Tech Earnings
S&P 500, Dow Slip as Focus Turns to Tech Earnings

The S&P 500 and the Dow slipped for a second straight day on Tuesday, with investors pinning their hopes on results from Netflix and other...

April 19, 2021
S&P 500, Dow Set to Ease from Record Levels
S&P 500, Dow Set to Ease from Record Levels

The S&P 500 and the Dow were set to slip from record levels on Monday as investors looked to the first-quarter earnings season for hints that...

Dow Climbs to Record, Posts 4th Straight Week of Gains
Dow Climbs to Record, Posts 4th Straight Week of Gains

U.S. stocks rose again on Friday as the market’s rally to records carried on amid strong earnings from blue-chip companies as well as solid...

Asian Shares near 1-1/2 Week Highs, Bitcoin Recoups Losses
Asian Shares near 1-1/2 Week Highs, Bitcoin Recoups Losses

Asian shares hovered near 1-1/2 week highs on Monday helped by expectations monetary policy will remain accommodative the world over, while...

April 16, 2021
S&P 500, Dow Hit Record Highs on Bank Earnings Boost
S&P 500, Dow Hit Record Highs on Bank Earnings Boost

The S&P 500 and the Dow hit record highs on Friday after Morgan Stanley wrapped up quarterly earnings reports from the big U.S. banks with a...

World Stocks at Record High, Oil Up on Strong Data
World Stocks at Record High, Oil Up on Strong Data

Global stocks hit a record high on Friday and oil climbed after strong U.S. and Chinese economic data bolstered expectations of a solid global...

Japan's Topix Slips as Worries about Corporate Outlook
Japan's Topix Slips as Worries about Corporate Outlook

Japan’s Topix edged lower on Friday as gains in heavyweight chip stocks were capped by investor concerns about Japanese corporate outlook...

April 15, 2021
Asian Shares Slip, Dollar Wallows at One-Month Lows
Asian Shares Slip, Dollar Wallows at One-Month Lows

Asian shares slipped on Thursday dragged down by Chinese stocks as recent upbeat economic data raised fears of monetary policy tightening, while...

April 14, 2021
Wall Street Rises as Big Banks Kick off Earnings Season
Wall Street Rises as Big Banks Kick off Earnings Season

U.S. stock indexes rose on Wednesday after upbeat earnings reports from Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan boosted investor expectations of a strong...

World Stocks Hit Record High as Bond Yields Ease
World Stocks Hit Record High as Bond Yields Ease

Global stock markets rose to a record high on Wednesday as bond yields eased after data showed U.S. inflation was not rising wildly as the economy...

April 13, 2021
Dow Falls Slightly from Record amid J&J Vaccine Pause
Dow Falls Slightly from Record amid J&J Vaccine Pause

U.S. stocks traded mixed on Tuesday after a March inflation report turned out not as bad as some traders feared, but the impact of a halt to the...

Asia Shares Bounce on Strong China Trade Data
Asia Shares Bounce on Strong China Trade Data

Asian stocks markets were broadly positive Tuesday after China’s exports grew at a strong pace during March and imports rebounded giving...

April 12, 2021
S&P 500, Dow Ease from Record Levels; Data in Focus
S&P 500, Dow Ease from Record Levels; Data in Focus

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones indexes retreated from record levels on Monday, as investors geared up for the start of the corporate reporting...

Asia Shares Anxious for Earnings Season, U.S. Data Deluge
Asia Shares Anxious for Earnings Season, U.S. Data Deluge

Asian shares faltered on Monday as anxious investors wait to see if U.S. earnings can justify sky-high valuations, while a rally in bonds could be...

S&P 500, Dow Climb for Third Day and Close at Records
S&P 500, Dow Climb for Third Day and Close at Records

The S&P 500 and the Dow rose on Friday to close at record highs, posting a third straight weekly rise partly on lift from growth stocks, with a...

April 9, 2021
Futures Tepid after S&P 500 Ends at Record Level
Futures Tepid after S&P 500 Ends at Record Level

U.S. stock index futures were subdued on Friday as a rise in bond yields weighed on richly valued technology stocks a day after the S&P 500...


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