Dow Jones Markets 

The Dow Skyrocketed Today – But Wall Street’s Ignoring a Brutal Risk

The Dow Jones rose more than 300 points today. Disney and Boeing posted enormous rallies, helping to support the Dow despite weakness in Apple and Microsoft. Stock market bulls appear to be ignoring some worrying trends in U.S. employment data. The Dow Jones roared higher on Wednesday, propped up by a massive rally in Disney stock and stimulus talks that are finally creaking towards a resolution. Behind the scenes, a dreary economic reality continues to shout warnings. They’re falling on deaf ears. The stock market is seemingly oblivious to the…

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Dow Futures Soars Wednesday Due to 3 Simple Reasons

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIJA) futures shot higher on Wednesday. Disney beat earnings expectations by a mile, sending the stock 5% higher in premarket trading. Dollar remains weak, giving a boost to international stocks in the Dow Jones index. The U.S. stock market is poised for fireworks at the open today. Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures were up 192 points in early trading. There are three simple reasons for optimism on Wall Street today: Corporate earnings are coming in way better than expected. Disney beat on profit last night….

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Just One Stock Saved the Dow from Collapsing Today

The Dow Jones struggled toward a loss on Friday, though the Nasdaq shot higher. Consumer sentiment and income both missed forecasts. Apple’s earnings release and subsequent share price rally propped up the Dow as other DJIA stocks suffered woeful quarters. The Dow Jones endured a rough close to the week, as an earnings deluge dragged the stock market bellwether lower. While Apple surged after a blowout quarter, Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil, and Chevron saw their earnings devastated. Throw in Boeing’s neverending stream of terrible news, and it’s a miracle the Dow…

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Here’s Why the Dow Jones Tanked for a 2nd Straight Day

The Dow Jones suffered a second straight loss on Friday. Tech stocks tumbled as another day passed without a congressional agreement on new stimulus. U.S. housing market data continues to represent a bright spot in the economy. The Dow Jones tumbled for a second straight day as the massive sell-off in tech stocks continued unabated. Less than an hour before the closing bell, the Dow had careened 174 points lower. The 0.65% pullback slammed the index down to 26,478.33. The S&P 500 fell 0.71% to 3,213.04, and the Nasdaq plunged…

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Donald Trump Dow Jones Markets 

Dow Climbs But Critical Stimulus Benefit Hurtles Toward Termination

The Dow Jones rose toward session highs in late afternoon trading after struggling to mount a convincing rally for most of the day on Wednesday. Pandemic and stimulus concerns cast a shadow over Wall Street. Ritholtz Wealth Management sees low yields continuing to drive capital into the stock market. The Dow Jones rose mid-week, although other corners of the stock market struggled as the $600 weekly federal unemployment benefit hurtled closer to expiration. Raising the stakes even further, President Trump delivered an uncharacteristically-dire warning about the state of the pandemic….

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Dow Claws Back as Wall Street Warms up to Joe Biden

The Dow Jones recovered from triple-digit losses to trade flat on Monday afternoon. Positive vaccine and stimulus news helped lift the Dow out of the red. Bank of America predicts Joe Biden could actually be a positive for the U.S. stock market. The Dow Jones dove toward losses of nearly 200 points on Monday, before a confluence of positive news thrust the stock market bellwether into positive territory. Another batch of optimistic vaccine developments joined with progress in stimulus negotiations to deliver the Dow an immediate bump. And a new…

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This Is Why the Dow Slumped Behind the Nasdaq and S&P 500 Today

The Dow Jones trailed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq on Friday. Surging virus cases and weak Michigan consumer sentiment weighed on the U.S. stock market. Dow bulls have a nervous eye on the possible expiration of the $600 federal unemployment benefit. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 pressed toward modest gains on Friday, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) failed to make meaningful ground for a second straight day. Weak consumer sentiment and a relentless surge in new virus cases took the wind out of Wall Street. And with federal…

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china Dow Jones Markets 

Dow Futures Reverse Gains as U.S.-China Tensions Simmer

Dow futures give up modest gains as stocks turn lower in overnight trading. The Dow is riding a three-day winning streak on vaccine optimism and stronger than expected data. Tensions between the United States and China show no signs of easing. Futures on the Dow and broader U.S. stock market reversed course Wednesday night, as geopolitical tensions between China and the United States continued to reverberate. The world’s two biggest superpowers are locking horns on issues ranging from Hong Kong to Huawei and up to the South China Sea. Dow,…

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Walgreens Is the Canary in the Stock Market’s Coal Mine

Shares of Walgreens are down nearly double-digits after reporting dismal earnings. Investors expected the company to handle the pandemic well. The grim reality is indicative of a frustrating earnings season ahead for stocks. Pharmacy chain Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) reported earnings this morning. The numbers weren’t pretty. With expectations of $1.17 per share, the Dow Jones stock earned just 83 cents for the quarter ended May 31st. Walgreens Was Positioned to Weather the Pandemic – Its Earnings Were a Disaster Anyway Shares of Walgreens remain near 52-week lows following their…

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Here’s Why the Dow Jones Plunged 350 Points on Thursday

The Dow Jones fell as much as 500 points on Thursday, though it recovered off its lows in afternoon trading. Walgreens, Raytheon, and Boeing led the declines. U.S. unemployment claims are holding near record highs while health experts warn more lockdowns may be necessary. On a rough day for the Dow Jones, risk-off conditions made themselves apparent across the board. Jobless claims came in well above 1 million filings again. Wall Street fears the data could get worse. If the nation’s top infectious disease expert is right, more lockdowns might…

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