Wall St near even, dragged by Nike 6% drop after warning

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 were little changed in Friday afternoon trading following a two-day rally, with a downbeat sales forecast from Nike offsetting gains in financial and energy shares.FILE PHOTO: The front facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in New York,

Wall St extends rally, pushing S&P 500 to 50th all-time high close this year

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street ended higher in a late-summer, light volume rally on Tuesday as the FDA’s full approval of a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday and the absence of negative catalysts kept risk appetite alive ahead of the much-anticipated Jackson Hole Symposium.FILE PHOTO: A person waits on the

Futures rebound as oil stocks jump; PMI data in focus

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, with oil shares leading the pack, as investors returned to riskier assets after a sharp selloff last week on worries about a slowing pace of U.S. economic growth.Signage hangs over the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in

Dow, S&P 500 open at record highs after Disney's strong earnings

FILE PHOTO: People walk by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly(Reuters) – The Dow and the S&P 500 opened at record highs on Friday after Walt Disney’s market-beating results, while signs of cooling inflation and a strong recovery in

S&P 500 edges down on virus woes, slowing economy

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 Index closed slightly lower on Monday after erasing early gains as worries about the Delta variant of the coronavirus and a slowing U.S. economy overshadowed optimism around more fiscal stimulus and a strong second-quarter earnings season.FILE PHOTO: A Wall Street sign is pictured

Dow, S&P futures rise as Fed stays dovish course; Ford jumps

(Reuters) – Futures tracking the Dow and the S&P 500 rose on Thursday as comments from the Federal Reserve that the U.S. economic recovery was on track lifted economically sensitive stocks, while Ford jumped after raising its profit outlook for the year.FILE PHOTO: A Wall Street sign is pictured outside

Wall St set to open higher on megacap tech boost, strong earnings

(Reuters) -Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open higher on Friday, helped by megacap technology stocks and strong earnings from social media companies Twitter and Snap, with investors eyeing business activity data later in the day.FILE PHOTO: A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York

Wall Street edges lower as value, growth stocks fall; defensives gain

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Friday, with growth and value stocks falling as investors turned risk-averse towards the end of the week, while gains in defensive parts of the market kept declines at bay.FILE PHOTO: The New York Stock Exchange is pictured in the Manhattan borough of

Wall St rises at open as Powell calms taper fears

FILE PHOTO: People are seen on Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Wednesday after comments from the Federal Reserve fueled hopes the central bank would stick to its

S&P 500 winning streak extends to sixth straight record close

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 reached its sixth consecutive all-time closing high on Thursday, as a new quarter and the second half of the year began with upbeat economic data and a broad-based rally.FILE PHOTO: Dividers are seen inside a trading post on the trading floor as preparations