Wall Road Bounces Again In Day Of Unstable Commerce
Wall Road Bounces Again In Day Of Unstable Commerce
10 February, 2018, 06:55
The question for investors is whether the turbulence is a sign that the long bull market is over.
With those declines, the indexes confirmed they were in correction territory, both falling more than 10 percent from their January 26 record highs and leaving investors anxious about how much longer the selloff will last. During the most recent financial crisis in 2008 and 2009, stocks tumbled over 38 percent - but fully recovered in less than five years.
Stock trading turned volatile over the last several days, breaking an unusually long period of calm, and the market is on track for its fifth loss in the last six days. European markets were also lower after the Bank of England said it could raise interest rates in the coming months.
After huge gains in the first weeks of this year, stocks started to tumble on Friday after the Labor Department said workers' wages grew at a fast rate in January.
Investors fear the rapid rise in Treasury yields this year could signal inflation and faster rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. The Fed's key rate was "near zero for years". The Nasdaq composite fell 274.82 points, or 3.9 percent, to 6,777.16.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 446 points, or 1.8 percent, to 24,447. Boeing, Goldman Sachs and Home Depot took some of the worst losses.
At 10:09 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 228.25 points, or 0.92 percent, at 25,141.02.
The losses were broad.
Often referred to as the Dow, the Dow Jones Industrial Average or DJIA, is the oldest and most watched indices in the world, according to Investopedia.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond rose as high as 2.88%, nearing Monday's highest level in four years.
High-dividend stocks including phone companies fell.
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"The fact that Monday's lows were breached (on Thursday) signals more trouble ahead and rallies are likely to give way to rising bond yields", said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial in NY.
US stocks have been in a bull market for almost nine years. That means they are in what is known on Wall Street as a "correction", their first in nearly two years. The company also issued a disappointing forecast. The stock dropped $2.39, or 10.9 percent, to $19.57.
IRobot, which makes Roomba vacuums, plummeted 30 percent after projected a smaller annual profit than Wall Street was expecting. The stock dropped $27.39 to $60.65.
In corporate news, shares of Twitter soared 12.15 percent to 30.18 USA dollars apiece on Thursday, after the social network delivered better-than-expected quarterly results and reported its first-ever quarter of profitability.
Social-media company Twitter posted its first profit, and Yum Brands, Cardinal Health and Tyson Foods exceeded earnings expectations. GrubHub will provide the delivery people and technology to let people order food from those restaurants.
An index of Latin American shares was also up about 1 percent.
After a sharp loss Wednesday, benchmark US crude lost 64 cents, or 1 percent, to $61.15 a barrel in NY. Brent crude gave up 70 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $64.81 per barrel.
Bankrate.com chief financial analyst Greg McBride said, "When the market declines sharply, everyone naturally wonders, 'What's wrong?' Nothing is wrong economically". Meanwhile, Germany's Dax has dropped 0.1 per cent, France's Cac is 0.2 per cent lower and Italy's FTSE MIB has fallen 0.57 per cent.
Chipotle Mexican Grill fell 7.5 percent after the burrito chain said the number of visitors to its restaurants fell in the fourth quarter and would continue to decline through the middle of the year.
Following the sale, the insider now owns 19,060 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,848,629.40. (NYSE:WMT). Hudock Capital Group LLC increased its position in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 0.4% during the second quarter.
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Zhiqun Zhu, a Bucknell University professor, said to not be fooled by appearances during the games in PyeongChang , South Korea. The U.S. and its allies are not ruling out military action against North Korea , Vice President Mike Pence told NBC News .
The S&P 500 last confirmed a correction in January 2016, when it fell 13.3 percent amid concerns about a slump in oil prices. Those include worries about a potential rise in US inflation or interest rates and whether budget disputes in Washington.
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The 10-year Treasury yield briefly hit a four-year high of 2.88%, renewing concerns about inflation and higher interest rates. US data showed an unexpected build in refined products, fanning fears of oversupply headed into the slow-demand season.
Petersburg, where the Rays now play at Tropicana Field , Hagan said: "Ticket sales and corporate support have lagged". Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan said Thursday he hopes that can be finalized by the end of the year.
Lowe Brockenbrough & reported 23,043 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. Comparing the number of shares sold short over time is a method analysts often use to get a reading on investor sentiment.
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The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 1.89 per cent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 1.26 per cent. Elsewhere, oil prices continued to lose ground, pushing Woodside down 1.6 per cent and Santos down 2.2 per cent.
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