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Wall St. falls on PMI weak data; bond stocks hints recession

Wall Street went down in Friday's trading on weaker-than-expected manufacturing PMI data, after which the United States and Europe expressed concerns over global growth.

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U.S. stocks fell after macroeconomic data in Europe and the U.S. showed negative results, triggering concerns about global growth, pulling down and treasury bonds that have not seen such a decline since 2007, which caused concerns about recession.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.37 percent to 25,606, while the S & P 500 dipped 1.50 percent to 2,812 and the Nasdaq Composite index dropped 1.85 percent to 7,694.

The stock value movements, which significantly influenced Wall Street races should be mentioned:

  • Hibbett Sports Inc.’s shares jumped by 26 percent at 15.36 GMT after the sporting goods store reported a 3.8 percent rise in sales, compared with the fixed growth provided by analysts. Moreover, the company released a guidance for the full fiscal year 2020, which also exceeded forecasts.

  • The luxury brand Tiffany & Co.’ shares rose by 3.60 percent after a 4Q earnings report, having exceeded also Wall Street’s expectations.

  • Nike Inc.’s securities slipped by 5.42 percent, despite the report on the profit in 3Q, the results of which exceeded analysts' expectations.


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