January 20, 2021 8:58 pm
Biden, due to take over as the 46th President of the United States just after noon (1700 GMT) on Wednesday, will waste little time trying to turn the page on the Trump era, advisers said, signing a raft of 15 executive actions on issues ranging from the pandemic to the economy to climate change.
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.
October 29, 2020 5:55 pm
In the US investors have long supported the Republican party. Now it seems that the American president has gambled away this support to the benefit of Democratic candidate Joe Biden.
September 13, 2020 11:24 am
The sharp decline in technology stocks, that include some of the biggest companies in world, had a ripple effect on global markets too and has kept the markets in Asia and Europe under stress over the last week.
July 22, 2020 4:23 pm
One year ago this week, shares plunged 14% after Tesla posted another quarterly loss, this one for $408 million, wiping out about $6 billion of the company's worth.
June 12, 2020 7:10 am
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 1,800 points and the S&P 500 dropped 5.9%, its worst day since mid-March, when stocks had a number of harrowing falls as the virus lockdowns began.
April 30, 2020 10:21 pm
Stocks are pulling back on Wall Street as more grim news piles up about the economic damage caused the coronavirus outbreak.
April 06, 2020 7:56 pm
At 08:27 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis were up 719 points, or 3.43%, S&P 500 e-minis were up 86 points, or 3.46% and Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 273.5 points, or 3.64%.
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.
March 13, 2020 8:32 am
The suspension of professional sports games, canceled conventions and half-empty restaurants has raised fears - not about whether the longest U.S. economic expansion on record is ending - but about how deep a now presumed recession will be.