Tag: Standard&Poor’s 500-Stock Index

Oil Prices Fall in Asia After Thursday Surge: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul on Friday.Credit…Ahn Young-Joon/Associated Press Global stocks fall as Wall Street’s rally fades. Stocks fell modestly in Asia and Europe on Friday, setting the stage for a downbeat end to a turbulent week in financial markets. European […]

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Stocks Rally as Trump Flags Deal on Oil Production: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Oil prices surge after Trump tweets about production cuts. Oil prices surged, setting off a rally in shares of energy companies, after President Trump said on Thursday that he expected that Saudi Arabia and Russia would substantially cut their oil production to halt the collapse of prices. Mr. Trump […]

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Investors Brace for Alarming Jobs Report: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Mixed markets signal a pause after Wall Street’s swoon. ImageThe Roppongi Hills complex in Tokyo on Wednesday.Credit…Issei Kato/Reuters Major global markets were mixed on Thursday, suggesting that investors were taking a deep breath after pounding Wall Street stocks sharply lower on Wednesday. Major European markets opened mildly positive on […]

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Wall Street Starts Second Quarter With a Plunge: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Stocks drop as investors brace for more damage to come. Wall Street is back in selling mode. Faced with grim new projections of the potential scale and economic ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, investors dumped stocks on Wednesday. The S&P 500 fell more than 4 percent, bringing its decline […]

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Stock Markets Tumble on Dire U.S. Warning: Live Updates

Global markets slump on glum investor sentiment. ImageIn central Seoul, South Korea, last month.Credit…Woohae Cho for The New York Times Global stock markets fell broadly on Wednesday as investors digested a steady drip of worrying news about the economic ramifications of the global coronavirus outbreak. London and Paris stocks opened nearly 4 percent lower, following […]

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Live Stock Market Tracker

Here’s what you need to know: With demand falling, oil companies are slashing production and jobs. With the coronavirus pandemic all but eliminating travel, demand for energy is tumbling, and oil companies from Algeria to West Texas are slashing budgets. Refineries are cutting production of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, and oil companies are dropping […]

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Stock Markets in Asia Signal Investor Caution: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Asian markets rise modestly despite Wall Street’s surge. Stock markets in Asia sounded a cautionary note on Tuesday after a big rise on Wall Street, reflecting investor jitters over the state of the world economy. Major markets in the region were up less than 1 percent at midday, though […]

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I Became a Disciplined Investor Over 40 Years. The Virus Broke Me In 40 Days.

It’s Thursday morning, March 19 — four weeks into the coronavirus crash of 2020. The Dow Jones industrial average has opened down another 700 points, after plunging below 20,000 a day before. It’s down 30 percent in a month, the steepest drop ever, even worse than during the Great Depression. The fall has been nauseating. […]

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Stock Markets in Asia Climb After U.S. Rally: Live Updates

ImageCommuters in Tokyo on Thursday.Credit…Noriko Hayashi for The New York Times Asian markets rise cautiously after Wall Street’s big day. Stock markets in Asia rose cautiously on Friday, after investors in the United States sent stocks more than 6 percent higher on optimism over the impact of a big spending package from Washington. Most of […]

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Stocks Surge as Washington’s Aid Package Advances: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Wall Street shakes off record unemployment claims. Boeing is up nearly 90 percent this week. American Airlines has jumped almost 50 percent. Carnival Corporation has soared nearly that much as well. Wall Street has been in rally mode, as investors bid up shares of companies that were set to […]

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White House Considers Postponing Tariffs to Help Businesses: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageAn iron and steel plant in Chongqing, China.Credit…Damir Sagolj/Reuters Trump weighs postponing tariff payments to help businesses. The Trump administration is considering postponing tariff payments on some imported goods for 90 days, according to people familiar with the matter, as it looks to ease the burden on businesses hurt […]

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Live Stock Market Coronavirus Updates and Tracker

Here’s what you need to know: Shares of companies likely to get help from the government rallied. Stocks soared on Tuesday on expectations that Congress was close to producing a stimulus bill to stabilize America’s faltering economy and offer lifelines to industries on the brink of collapse because of the coronavirus. A plan to bail […]

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Asian Markets Surge on Hopes of U.S. Deal: Live Updates

ImageStudents stood apart from each other during a school ceremony in Tokyo on Tuesday as a preventative measure against the coronavirus.Credit…Meika Fujio/Kyodo News, via Associated Press Asian markets rise on optimism of a strong U.S. response. Asian markets rose strongly in Tuesday morning trading, as investors sought solace in moves in Washington to stabilize America’s […]

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Stocks Inch Higher as Wall Street’s Turmoil Continues: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Stocks end turbulent day with a small gain. Stocks ended slightly higher on Thursday, after a volatile session, as investors weighed fresh evidence of a sharp economic decline against efforts in the United States and Europe to offset the damage. By the end of the day, which had started […]

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The Fed Offers Emergency Loans to Mutual Funds: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: The Fed will offer emergency loans to money market mutual funds. The Federal Reserve said late Wednesday night that it would offer emergency loans to money market mutual funds, its latest in a series of steps to keep the financial system functioning and prop up the economy as it […]

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Asian Markets Mixed After Wall Street’s Swoon: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Asian markets stabilize after Wall Street’s dismal day. Markets in the Asia-Pacific region were mixed midday on Tuesday as investors tried to grapple with a disastrous Monday on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was down about half a percent midday. In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite Index was […]

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Stocks Surge After Trump Promises Speedier Coronavirus Testing

The stock market roared back to life on Friday, with the S&P surging 9.3 percent after President Trump said the government would speed up coronavirus testing for Americans. In doing so, he delivered investors exactly the message they had been waiting to hear — a half-hour before the market closed. Just one day after tumbling […]

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Coronavirus Scams: How to Avoid Them

Shortly after the stock market began its initial descent, Rob Phelan, a high school math teacher in Maryland, received an email sales pitch: “The Coronavirus may be Fatal — to Your Retirement Savings!” The note, punctuated with exclamation points, offered a seemingly magical solution, something called a fixed-index annuity. Its “value can only go up!” […]

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Wall Street Rebounds After Historic Plunge: Live Market Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Stocks climb as governments signal action. Stock rebounded from their worst day in more than 30 years, gains that were pinned partly to signs of movement in Washington and a pledge by leaders in Germany to spend heavily to support Europe’s largest economy. The earliest gains quickly faded, however […]

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Live Stock Market Today Updates and Coverage

Here’s what you need to know: Asian markets take a pounding. Asian stocks continued to get hammered on Friday, following Wall Street’s worst trading day in more than three decades. Europe looked poised to follow suit, as futures trading indicated another day of selling when markets open later in the day. Like Wall Street, every […]

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Something Weird Is Happening on Wall Street, and Not Just the Stock Sell-Off

ImageA pedestrian passes a display showing the movement of stock prices in Tokyo on Thursday. Japan’s benchmark index, the Nikkei, declined, along with other Asian and European markets.Credit…Kazuhiro Nogi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Wednesday was an unsettling day on global financial markets, and not just because the stock market fell sharply enough to bring a […]

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Europe’s Stock Markets Are Slammed by Trump Travel Ban

Here’s what you need to know: ImageIn Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index was down 5.2 percent in midday trading.Credit…Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press Europe plunges, worsening a global slump. European stocks plunged in early Thursday trading as investors digested the consequences of President Trump’s 30-day travel ban on European visitors to the United States. London led the […]

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