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Volatility Rises as Major Indices & Sectors Extend Their Gains

As can be shown on the following Year-to-date percentage gained/lost graphs, U.S. Major Indices and Sectors extended their gains into Fri.....»»

Category: blogSource: slopeofhopeJan 13th, 2018

Oil rises ahead of OPEC meeting as further output cuts expected

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as traders looked to a meeting next week at which major crude exporters are expected to extend production cuts, though rising U.S. output capped gains......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 21st, 2017

Major indexes close at record levels as stocks extend gains

All three major indexes finished at record levels on Thursday as stocks extended their winning streak. The S&P 500 rose 4 points, or 0.2%, to close at 2,246, led by the financials and materials sectors, both of which are expected to benefit under Preside.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 8th, 2016

Midday Update: Stocks Snap Back as Financial and Healthcare Sectors Rally

Wall Street made an impressive comeback from Wednesday s ugly open with the major benchmark indices all solidly in the plus column led by gains in the financial healthcare and industrial sectors Wall Street made an impressive comeback from Wednesday s ugl.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqNov 9th, 2016

Wall Street rises on bounce in Deutsche Bank"s shares

The S&P 500 financial index rose 1.21 percent, outpacing gains in other major sectors. The index had lost nearly 1.5 percent on Thursday, sparked by declines in Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo. Deutsche Bank's U.S-listed stock surged 12.3 percent after.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 30th, 2016

Top Sectors of Q3 and Their Best ETFs

Inside the top sectors of Q3 and their ETFs. Amid bouts of volatility, Q3 was smooth for the U.S. stock market especially in July and August, as the three major indices hit new all-time highs on several occasions. The rally came on the back of .....»»

Category: topSource: zacksSep 30th, 2016

Markets Shrug Off Bond Fears, Post Record Gains

Major indices returned to positive territory Thursday. The focus shifted from interest rates and bonds to earnings......»»

Category: topSource: investingdailyJan 11th, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg Has Already Made $4 Billion in 2018

The new year is off to a great start for America’s billionaires. Major market indices are up 2% year-to-date, continuing the major stock gains of last year. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 8th, 2018

Wall Street kicks off 2018 on a strong note, tech stocks gain

Six of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, led by gains in technology and consumer discretionary stocks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 2nd, 2018

2017 Market Wrap-Up

This post will outline how the U.S. Major  Indices, Major Sectors, S&P 500 Index and the SPX:VIX Ratio performed throughout 2017 and how they ended the year. U.S. MAJOR INDICES The following 1-year daily ch.....»»

Category: blogSource: slopeofhopeDec 31st, 2017

Wall Street jumps to highs on tax-cut hopes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes tallied record closing highs on Friday with broad gains across sectors as a long-awaited tax bill that would cut corporate tax rates looked like it would win enough support from lawmakers to pass......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 15th, 2017

Un-Stop-a-Bull: Stocks Rise Friday, Book Weekly Gains

The aging bull still has plenty of spring in its step. The major indices closed higher on Friday, turning positive for the week......»»

Category: topSource: investingdailyDec 8th, 2017

US Construction Spending Rises 1.4%, Best Gainer in 5 Months

US Construction Spending Rises 1.4%, Best Gainer in 5 Months U.S. construction spending surged 1.4% in October, the best gain in 5 months, with all major categories of building posting gains. The October spe.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 1st, 2017

U.S. stocks extend gains, Dow rises 300 points, or 1.3%

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 30th, 2017

Lucky Thirteen? S&P 500 Looks to Extend Monthly Streak, Dow Gains 27 Points

The major market indexes are mixed this morning, as the Dow ticks higher, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq slip......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsNov 27th, 2017

Technology Sector Up 34% in 2017

As can be seen on the Year-to-date percentages-gained/lost graph below, the Technology sector (XLK) leads the other eight major sectors in gains, so far, this year. It’.....»»

Category: blogSource: slopeofhopeNov 26th, 2017

Tech stocks lead Wall Street higher; GM edges up after brokerage upgrade

Seven of the 11 major S&P indexes were higher, led by gains in telecom services and technology sectors.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 20th, 2017

Stocks Eke Out Slight Gains as Tax, Retail Worries Persist

Concerns over retail earnings and the fate of tax cuts weighed on markets Monday. After struggling for traction all day, the three major indices closed modestly higher......»»

Category: blogSource: investingdailyNov 13th, 2017

Asia shares extend gains on economic optimism, oil firm

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares looked set to extend their gains into a fourth straight day on Wednesday on the back of solid economic growth, while oil prices were on a bull run on hopes of an extension of output cuts by major oil producers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 31st, 2017

Dow advances at open; Celgene holds back S&P, Nasdaq

(Reuters) - The Dow Industrials forged ahead at the open on Thursday, driven by gains across sectors, but losses in Celgene held back the two other major Wall Street indexes in one of the busiest days of third-quarter earnings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2017

WTI/RBOB Extend Gains After Major Gasoline, Distillate Draws

WTI advanced to the highest level since April tod.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 24th, 2017