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The Dow holds on to a modest gain on Tuesday but the blue-chip index pares some of the earlier advance that had taken it above 26,000 for the first time, as investors weigh political developments against ...
Donald Trump says he inherited a mess, but he actually came into office holding a pretty good hand on the economy. So far, his most consequential move was to stop new regulations, writes Paul Brandus.
Chief Executive John L. Flannery is ‘deeply disappointed at the magnitude of the charge’ in the company’s legacy reinsurance portfolio.
The rally in the equity market is running hot by almost every standard, from sentiment to momentum signals. Yet anyone worrying about a meltdown can take comfort in an equally strong trend in corporate ...
General Motors Co. shares were on track Tuesday to close at their highest in nearly three months after the car maker forecast bigger profits.
Signet Jewelers (SIG) reported total sales of $1.9 billion in the nine weeks ended December 30, 2017, reflecting a YoY (year-over-year) fall of 3.1% due to weakness in its Sterling Jewelers division. The company’s same-store-sales, or comps, fell 5.3% due to credit outsourcing transition disruptions impacting its Sterling Jewelers sales. Amid the gloom, Signet’s e-commerce sales jumped 47.7% YoY to $0.2 billion, led by growth in the Sterling Jewelers division due to the company’s R2Net acquisition.
A price of a single bitcoin was tumbling on Tuesday, off 11% at around $12,100, underlining a broad selloff among the virtual currencies spurred by nagging fears of increased regulation.
Treasury yields erase the decline on Tuesday amid growing confidence over the progress of the U.S. economy and higher stock valuations.
UnitedHealth (UNH.N) rose 2.5 percent after the largest U.S. health insurer reported results that beat estimates and raised its 2018 earnings outlook. Citigroup Inc (C.N) rose 1.13 percent after the lender reported a profit that topped expectations as strength in consumer businesses made up for lower revenue from bond and currency trading. More than three quarters of the 30 S&P 500 companies that have reported so far have topped profit estimates, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Gains by health care companies helped lift U.S. stocks higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors sized up the latest company earnings and deal news. The gains briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average past the 26,000-point threshold for the first time. Technology stocks also notched solid gains. Energy companies were the biggest laggard as the price of crude oil headed lower.
UnitedHealth rose 2.5 percent after the largest U.S. health insurer reported results that beat estimates and raised its 2018 earnings outlook. Citigroup Inc rose 1.13 percent after the lender reported a profit that topped expectations as strength in consumer businesses made up for lower revenue from bond and currency trading.
Each big three U.S. benchmark has staged a massive breakout to start 2018, confirming its primary uptrend, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
A good start to the year is only going to get better for JP Morgan Chase, according to veteran banking analyst Dick Bove.
Analysts predict a steady recovery in earnings, even if oil prices don’t rise over the next two years. By Phil van Doorn.
If you want to bet that the S&P 500 will march even higher, be prepared to fork out a sizable sum. A record number of investors are happily paying up.
If the U.S. government shuts down this weekend, will the stock market’s nearly uninterrupted march higher also come to a close?
Stocks rise at least 30% in the last two years of a bull market, so don’t cash in yet, Alan Higgins, chief investment officer at Coutts & Co., says.
Although the S&P 500 lagged the other indexes midday Tuesday, technical action on the large cap index improved.