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Dow closes 517 points lower Wednesday.

Dow closes 517 points lower Wednesday.

U.S. stocks finished lower on Wednesday as investors attempted to digest comments made by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell about the economic outlook in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, Powell said that the U.S. economic outlook was “both highly uncertain and subject to significant downside risks,” speaking Wednesday morning in a webcast …

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Asian stocks market follow Wall Street downhill

Stocks Markets in Asia fell in early trading Wednesday, as the investors remained cautious as the world’s economies slowly start reopening from coronavirus-related shutdowns. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +0.79% dropped 0.8%, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HSI, +0.04% rose slightly. The Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -0.51% declined 0.2% while the smaller-cap Shenzhen Composite 399106, -0.97% was about flat. South Korea’s Kospi 180721, +0.45% gained 0.1%, while …

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Share losses contribute to Dow's 66-point fall

Share losses contribute to Dow’s 66-point fall

Dragged down by negative returns for American Express and Boeing shares, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading down Monday afternoon. Shares of American Express AXP, -1.30% and Boeing BA, -3.69% have devoted to the blue-chip ascertain intraday decline, as the Dow DJIA, -1.58% was newly trading 66 points or 0.3%, under. American Express’s shares have dismissed $3.27 (3.6%), while Boeing …

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The U.S. unemployment rate and the Stock-index futures

U.S. stocks ended Friday’s session sharply higher despite Labor Department data showing 20.5 million jobs lost in April, with the unemployment rate rising to 14.7%, underscoring the depth of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the American economy. How did the benchmarks fare? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.58% gained 455.43 points, or 1.9%, to …

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Stock-market bulls brace for the week's final test from Friday jobs report

Stock market bulls brace week’s final test Friday jobs report

U.S. stock-index futures climbed higher Thursday evening in light trading as investors prepared for another test of the bullish moving that has composed gains in two of the past three sessions for the S&P 500 and the Dow, powered by rallies in energy and technology-related companies. However, the market will have to defeat Friday’s jobs …

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U.S. stocks closed varied, with the Dow off 200 points

U.S. stocks closed varied, with the Dow off 200 points

U.S. stocks closed varied, with the Dow off 200 points, as investors pored over data showing a collapse in private-sector employment in April and weighed the easing of lockdowns imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. Investors also parsed corporate quarterly updates from some of the nation’s largest companies, with Walt Disney Co.’s profit diving more than 90% in …

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Dow futures edge higher Tuesday

Dow futures edge higher Tuesday evening

U.S. stock-index futures Tuesday evening rose modestly, hours after the benchmarks suffered a pullback that eroded part of a powerful rally. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMM20, 1.20% were up 0.2%, at 23,805 those for the S&P 500 index ESM20, 1.15% were rising 0.2% at 2,864.50, while Nasdaq-100 futures NQM20, 1.04% gained 0.3% at 8,950.25. Stocks lost steam into the close of …

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