Market Report - Us
Wall Street trading began on a mixed note on Tuesday following some key second-quarter bank earnings.
Stocks on Wall Street opened broadly flat on Monday after surging to new highs during the previous week after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell hinted that an interest rate cut could be on the horizon.
US stocks opened mostly higher on Friday after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell further boosted optimism for rate cuts during his second testimony before Congress the day before.
The Dow Jones hit a record high at the start of the session after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell suggested the day before that the central bank was open to easing monetary policy in the near future.
Wall Street stocks turned positive following Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell's testimony to the House Financial Services Committee.
US stocks were little changed on Tuesday ahead of a potentially key speech by Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell himself scheduled for the next day.
Wall Street stocks opened lower on Monday as the previous week's strong jobs data dampened expectations that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates by 50 basis points when rate-setters in the US next met at the end of July.
US stocks opened lower on Friday following a stronger than expected uptick in hiring last month, calling into question the likelihood of interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve.
Wall Street trading began on a positive note on Wednesday following the late rally seen during the previous session.
US stocks headed south soon after the opening bell as the uncertainty surrounding a possible trade deal between the world's two largest economies and threats of new tariffs on European goods dampened optimism.
Wall Street surged at the open on Monday as participants digested news coming from China, Japan and North Korea over the weekend.
US stocks were trading slightly higher going into the weekend and a scheduled meeting between the Presidents of the US and China scheduled for the next day on the sidelines of the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan.
Trading began on a mixed note on Thursday amid hopes that the world's two largest economies might finally call a truce on their ongoing trade war.
Wall Street stocks carved out some modest gains at the open on Wednesday after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US and China were "about 90% of the way there" on a deal.
Wall Street headed south at the open as tensions between Washington and Tehran continued to build and on the heels of some much weaker-than-expected consumer confidence data.
Wall Street stocks added to solid gains already seen this month at the start on the first day of trading this week despite geopolitical tensions remaining firmly in focus.
Stocks on Wall Street were moving slightly higher at the end of the week amid a flurry of 'dovish' remarks from top US central bank officials.
Stocks jumped out of the gate on Thursday, with the S&P 500 notching up a fresh record high and investors waiting for the first trades in Slack and Grocery Outlet on the day of their stock market debut, even as crude oil futures leaped higher as tensions in the Persian Gulf worsened sharply.
An early timid advance on Wall Street on Wednesday quickly gave way to mixed trading ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy announcement later in the day, as investors decided that discretion was the better part of valour.
Stocks on Wall Street sprinted out of the gate on Tuesday after Donald Trump agreed to meet with his Chinese counterpart at this month's G-20 meeting, catching traders - whose attention had been locked on the Federal Reserve as policymakers began a two-day meeting - on the hop.