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S&P 500, Nasdaq slide, while Dow ends higher on mixed earnings picture

S&P 500, Nasdaq slide, while Dow ends higher on mixed earnings picture

Caterpillar, McDonald’s gain on earnings beats US economic growth rebounds in Q3 Meta plunges on weak forecast Amazon slumps after the bell following a weak report Dow up 0.61%, Nasdaq down 1.63%, S&P down 0.61% NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq posted losses on Thursday, as investors contended with …

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Stock-market investors brace for busiest week of earnings season.  Here's how it stacks up so far.

Stock-market investors brace for busiest week of earnings season. Here’s how it stacks up so far.

So far, so good? Stocks ended the first full week of the earnings season on a strong note Friday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +2.47%, S&P 500 SPX, +2.37% and Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.81% to their strongest weekly gains since June. It gets more hectic in the week ahead, with 165 S&P 500 …

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Dow jumps almost 750 points as stocks end higher, bond yields fall after reports Fed may shift to smaller rate hikes after November

Dow jumps almost 750 points as stocks end higher, bond yields fall after reports Fed may shift to smaller rate hikes after November

US stocks closed sharply higher Friday as investors weighed a story from the Wall Street Journal and comments from Federal Reserve officials suggesting that the central bank might shift to smaller interest-rate rises after its November meeting. Investors were also coping with intraday volatility in stocks as around $2 trillion in notional value of options …

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What's needed for stocks to rally is capitulation, but that could come from unexpected sources, strategist says

What’s needed for stocks to rally is capitulation, but that could come from unexpected sources, strategist says

It’s the end of what felt like another very choppy week in stocks. And yet the S&P 500 SPX, +0.34% is in line to start the final session only about 1% or so below last Friday’s close. Uncertainty is hobbling the bulls. Many traders seem minded. given that the S&P 500’s year-to-date drop of 23% …

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Equities close lower as rise in yields overshadows earnings

Equities close lower as rise in yields overshadows earnings

US 10-year Treasury yield hits highest since July 2008 Netflix jumps after reversing customer losses Procter & Gamble, Travelers post upbeat earnings PHLX Housing Index falls on weak US housing data Dow down 0.33%, S&P 500 down 0.67%, Nasdaq down 0.85% NEW YORK, Oct 19 (Reuters) – US stocks snapped a two-day streak of gains …

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Wall St drops as consumer data stokes inflation worries

Wall St drops as consumer data stokes inflation worries

JPM reports higher-than-expected Q3 profit S&P 500, Nasdaq post weekly declines US consumer sentiment edges up October; inflation ests. worse Dow down 1.34%, S&P 500 down 2.37%, Nasdaq down 3.08% NEW YORK, Oct 14 (Reuters) – US stocks dropped on Friday as worsening inflation expectations kept intact worries that the Federal Reserve’s aggressive rate hike …

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Dow up over 250 points as stocks build on 'crazy' rebound with earnings reporting season underway

Dow up over 250 points as stocks build on ‘crazy’ rebound with earnings reporting season underway

US stocks opened higher Friday, building on a bounce in the previous session that marked what’s been called one of the craziest market days in history, as investors weighed a round of results from big banks with third quarter earnings reporting season getting under way. What’s happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.67% rose …

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