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US stock market


Coinbase gets all-clear from SEC, setting stage for landmark crypto listing

April 02, 2021 12:35 pm

The decision from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is another boost to the legitimacy of digital currencies, which are rapidly gaining acceptance from the mainstream financial services industry.

Forget Biden vs Trump: The incumbent is winning in stock market

November 06, 2020 1:26 pm

Yesterday, as the big American equity benchmark rallied 2.2%, some 270 of its constituents were nursing losses. Some lost a lot. Three big financial firms slid more than 10%, while utilities tumbled to one of the worst days in three months. While a measure of equilibrium was restored Thursday, at the top, the leader board looked the same.

Wall Street alarm at surge of virus sends stocks and oil lower

October 27, 2020 2:15 pm

Worry spread to other markets as well, with crude oil futures down more than 3%.

SoftBank option purchases raise eyebrows as Wall Street backtracks

September 05, 2020 10:34 am

In total, SoftBank injected roughly $4 billion building up stakes in Inc, Netflix Inc, Tesla Inc, Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc, according to regulatory filings.

Another black Monday as coronavirus response upends Wall Street

March 17, 2020 10:59 am

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2,997.1 points, or 12.93%, to 20,188.52, the S&P 500 lost 324.89 points, or 11.98%, to 2,386.13. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 970.28 points, or 12.32%, to 6,904.59.

Wall Street plunges on fears of coronavirus pandemic

February 25, 2020 9:34 am

The S&P and the blue-chip Dow turned negative for the year to date and the Dow dropped more than 1,000 points on the day for only the third time in its history.

Dow finishes back above 18,000 as dollar dips

June 09, 2016 11:11 am

Bucking the recent trend in retail stocks, Lululemon Athletica Inc shares rose 4.9 percent to $71.48 after first-quarter sales beat analyst expectations.

Dark markets may be more harmful than high-frequency trading

April 08, 2014 1:06 am

Around 40% of U.S. stock trades, including most orders from ‘mom and pop’ investors, happen ‘off exchange’.

US Fed tapers starts,Ben Bernanke to slash bond purchases by $10 bn,emerging markets on notice

December 19, 2013 8:51 am

US Fed actions expected to hit the emerging stock markets hard.

Will US Fed end 2013 with bang or whimper?

December 15, 2013 12:59 am

Fed policymakers gather for the last time in 2013 for a two-day meeting that concludes on Wednesday.