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  • Dow Jones, S&P, Other Markets Start Slipping as Biden Vote Miraculous Conception Continue Towards 270

    11/06/2020 9:37:23 AM PST · by Robert A Cook PE · 20 replies
    DJIA ^ | 6 Nov 2020 | RACookPE1978
    Summary: Although the WSJ will never admit this, the stock markets rose or held their own through election day itself (Nov 3), Wednesday, and Thursday (Nov 5). But today? Friday Nov 6, as Biden-Harris voters continue to increase at Trump's expense? All markets are slipping.
  • DJIA +590.50

    11/03/2020 9:40:34 AM PST · by Signalman · 16 replies
    DJIA Index ^ | 11/3/202 | self
    Wall Street knows Trump is going to be re-elected.
  • Dow Futures Tumble Nearly 900 points As U.S. Coronavirus Cases Rise

    06/11/2020 6:14:55 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 06/11/20 | Mark DeCambre and Andrea Riquier
    U.S. stock-index futures swooned Thursday as investors worried about coronavirus cases rising again and digested Wednesday’s downbeat economic outlook from the Federal Reserve. The market moves came even as the number of Americans filing for jobless benefits for the first time continued to decline in the most recent week. What’s driving the market? The number of U.S. coronavirus infections passed the two million mark and over 112,000 Americans have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. Despite fewer cases being recorded in some cities and states, the seven-day average of new cases over the last two weeks is still rising in...
  • The Dow Is Soaring Because No One Really Doubts the Rally Anymore

    06/03/2020 3:27:12 PM PDT · by Signalman · 29 replies
    Barrons ^ | 6/3/2020 | Ben Levisohn
    Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now. Another day, another rally for the stock market, this time buoyed by some actual good news. The stock market’s rally in recent weeks has felt awfully disconnected from the grim reality on the ground. And that only felt more true as protests erupted around the country following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman. Investors, however, are motivated by fear and greed, and right now both are helping—fear of missing out and greed as the market goes higher. That’s especially true after the bleakness was interrupted by some better economic news—the ADP payrolls...
  • The Dow stages nearly 800-point U-turn, a sharp reversal from its opening tumble

    05/14/2020 12:52:46 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 43 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 14 May 2020 | Mark DeCambre
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average Thursday midday was trading firmly higher, reversing a sharp drop that served as a gut-check to bullish investors amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dow DJIA, 1.46% was up 308 points, or 1.3%, at 23,562, following a skid that saw it lose as many as 458 points at its intraday nadir at 22,789.62. Gains were being driven by an advance in American Express Co. AXP, +7.42% and UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH, +4.47%, which were helping to lead the charge. The S&P 500 index SPX, 0.99% was up 0.8% at 2,843, powered by a gain in the...
  • Dow Futures Down 1,000 Points

    03/15/2020 4:50:28 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    CNBC ^ | 03/14/20
    FYI only....  Looks like the DJIA may tank again tomorrow. Let us hope it recovers before the opening bell.  Prayers are needed for our President, our Republic and the world to quickly recover. I am not so worried about the Coronvirus itself here in the USA, but the economic impact will easily be billions of lost revenue.  
  • Dow futures drop 900 points as Trump speech disappoints investors

    03/11/2020 7:01:11 PM PDT · by cann · 184 replies
    CNBC ^ | WED, MAR 11 20206:06 PM ED
    utures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday night after an address from President Donald Trump failed to quell concerns over the possible economic slowdown from the coronavirus. The move comes after the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended its historic 11-year bull market run by closing in a bear market. Dow futures were down 900 points, indicating a loss of about 860 points at Thursday’s open. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures were also sharply lower.
  • S&P 500 drops 7%, triggering NYSE ‘circuit breaker’ trading halt for 15 minutes

    03/12/2020 6:42:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 91 replies
    CNBC ^ | 03/12/20
    U.S. stocks fell sharply once again on Thursday after an address from President Donald Trump failed to quell concerns over the possible economic slowdown from the coronavirus.The S&P 500 dropped 7% shortly after the open, triggering a 15-minute “circuit breaker,” which temporarily halts trading at the New York Stock Exchange. The broad index also joined the  Dow Jones Industrial Average in bear market territory. The 30-stock Dow slid more than 1,600 points, or 7.%. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 7%.  Before the open, futures contracts tied to the major indexes fell to their so-called limit down thresholds, sliding 5%. These limit down levels act as a as...
  • I will be addressing the Nation this evening at 9:00 P.M. (Eastern) from the Oval Office.

    03/11/2020 1:46:45 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 602 replies
    POTUS via Twitter ^ | 03/11/20 | Donald J. Trump
    I will be addressing the Nation this evening at 9:00 P.M. (Eastern) from the Oval Office.
  • DJIA Futures Down Over 700 Points

    03/11/2020 6:03:34 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    CNBC ^ | 03/11/20
    Looks like another blood bath today.  The Coronavirus hysteria in the media is drving the market down.   
  • Dow Plummets 2,000 points, S&P 500 Sinks More Than 7% Amid Oil Price War

    03/09/2020 11:41:24 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 102 replies
    Stocks cratered Monday as investors grappled with the sinking price of oil and the spread of the coronavirus.The Dow Jones Industrial Average tanked 2,043 points, or 7.9%, on pace for its worst day since December 2008. The S&P 500 plunged 7.5%. The massive sell-off triggered a key market circuit breaker minutes after the opening bell. Trading was halted for 15 minutes until reopening at 9:49 a.m. ET.  The sharp declines followed a roller-coaster week that saw the S&P 500 swing up or down more than 2.5% for four days straight. While Monday’s drop was significant, it still didn’t crack the 20 worst days for the S&P...
  • Stock trading halted until 9:49 ET after the S&P 500 craters 7%

    03/09/2020 6:40:59 AM PDT · by John W · 119 replies ^ | March 9, 2020 | Yun Li & Eustance Huang
    Stocks tumbled on Monday as investors braced for the economic fallout from the spreading coronavirus, while a shocking all-out oil price war added to the anxiety. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tanked more than 1,800 points at the open, while the S&P 500 dropped 7%. The massive sell-off triggered a key market circuit breaker in morning trading. Trading was halted for 15 minutes until 9:49 a.m. ET.
  • Dow Futures Tumble 900 Points As All-Out Oil Price War Adds To Coronavirus Stress

    03/08/2020 3:21:01 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 84 replies
    CNBC ^ | 03/08/20
    Stock futures tumbled in overnight trading Sunday as investors continued to brace for the economic fallout from the spreading coronavirus, while a shocking all-out oil price war added to the anxiety.Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 900 points. The S&P 500 futures also indicated a 4% drop at the open on Monday. The sharp declines in the futures market pointed to more turbulence ahead after a roller-coaster week that saw the S&P 500 swing up or down more than 2.5% for four days straight.Saudi Arabia on Saturday slashed official crude selling prices for April, in a sudden U-turn from previous attempts to support the...
  • DJIA Futures Down Over 700 Points

    03/06/2020 6:09:07 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 53 replies
    CNBC ^ | 03/06/20
    I remember hearing after the Russian hoax failed the D.C. Establishment would try to wreck the Trump economy, and I think that is what we are witnessing.Yes Coronovirus is real and deadly in China.  Although the hysteria in the media is causing the mass sell off. 
  • Dow plunges more than 700 points despite the Fed cutting rates

    03/03/2020 2:02:27 PM PST · by Mariner · 74 replies
    CNBC ^ | Fred Imbeert Jesse Pound Eustance Huang
    Stocks fell sharply in volatile trading on Tuesday as an emergency rate cut by the Federal Reserve failed to assuage concerns of slower economic growth due to the coronavirus outbreak. The decision to cut rates by half a percentage point came two weeks before the Fed’s scheduled meeting as the central bank felt it was necessary to act quickly to combat the effect of the virus spreading worldwide. It’s the first such emergency action coming in between scheduled meetings since the financial crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 785.91 points lower, or nearly 3%, to 25,917.41; it rose more...
  • Dow drops over 500 points as officials warn of coronavirus spread, two-day loss totals 1,500 points

    02/25/2020 10:30:18 AM PST · by BradtotheBone · 75 replies
    CNBC.Com ^ | Mon, Feb 24 20206:04 PM EST | Fred Imbert @foimbert Yun Li @YunLi626 Michael Sheetz @thesheetztweetz
    Stocks continued their rout on Tuesday as diving bond yields raised more concern that the global economy is slowing significantly because of the spreading coronavirus. The 10-year Treasury yield hit a record low as the Dow Jones Industrial Average added to Monday’s 1,000-point drop. The Dow traded as much as 550 points lower, or 1.9%, hitting session lows as health officials gave new warnings about the possibility of a greater coronavirus spread in the U.S. The S&P 500 slid 1.3% while the Nasdaq Composite fell 1.1%. The Dow gained at the open Tuesday before the selling returned. At one point...
  • Stocks rally for a second day in a row with the Dow jumping 450 points

    02/04/2020 7:12:03 AM PST · by John W · 32 replies ^ | February 4, 2020 | Fred Imbert
    Stocks rallied on Tuesday, building on solid gains from the previous session as the market recovers from a steep sell-off that was sparked by worries over the coronavirus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 450 points higher, or 1.6%. The S&P 500 gained 1.4% along with the Nasdaq Composite. Stocks that have been hit by fears of the coronavirus slowing the economy bounced on Tuesday. Apple jumped 1.9%. Nvidia and Micron rose more than 2% each. Companies directly impacted by the coronavirus, including Carnival, which confirmed on Monday that a former cruise-line passenger tested positive for the virus, rose. Carnival...
  • The Dow Dropped More Than 500 Points Because the Stock Market Finally Cares About Coronavirus

    01/31/2020 10:21:39 AM PST · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    Barron's ^ | January 31, 2020 | Ben Levisohn
    Getty Images The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 500 points as investors finally decide to start worrying about the spread of China’s coronavirus and the implications for the global economy. The Dow has dropped 511.80 points, or 1.8%, to 28,347.64, while the S&P 500 has fallen 1.4% to 3239.05. The Nasdaq Composite is off 1.3% at 9175.40. The coronavirus is spreading. According to Johns Hopkins, which has a website dedicate to the virus, 9,776 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed, with 213 total deaths. Most of the cases are still in China, but it has spread...
  • Dow Futures Sink More Than 400 Points As Coronavirus Cases Rise

    01/27/2020 5:22:43 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 75 replies
    CNBC ^ | 01/27/20 | Fred Imbert and Silvia Amaro
    U.S. stock index futures fell sharply Monday morning after more cases of the coronavirus were confirmed over the weekend, ratcheting up worries over the virus’ impact on the world economy. Around 7 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 426 points, indicating a loss of 438 points at the open. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures pointed to losses of more than 1% to start off the session.
  • The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs

    11/04/2019 2:18:03 PM PST · by Ken H · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov 04, 2019 | Anneken Tappe
    New York (CNN Business) .US stocks hit historic highs again on Monday. But this time the Dow joined the record-setting club as well. All three major stock indexes -- the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite -- finished at their highest level on record. Markets around the world were trading higher on hopes that the United States and China will reach a full trade agreement. The Dow (INDU) closed up 0.4%, or 115 points, at 27,462 points, succeeding the record its set on July 15.