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Dow Rebounds After Trump Thaws Trade War with Surprise Gift to China

Donald Trump lifted the stock market on Monday by removing China from its blacklist of “currency manipulators.” The Dow reacted positively, though it lagged the tech sector. Analysts are worried about the upcoming release of crucial economic data this week. The Dow Jones moved higher to start the week as investors cheered the Trump administration’s…

Dow Recoils After Baghdad Rocket Strike Report Reverses Stock Rally

Stocks careened from their session highs in the minutes before the closing bell. The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq all suffered substantial setbacks. The sudden pullback followed reports of rocket fire in Baghdad. The headlines will tell you that the Dow advanced by triple digits on Wednesday. Dow Stumbles Into the Closing Bell; Gold &…

Dow Rocked After Trump Deploys 3,500 Troops to Middle East

The Dow Jones came under severe pressure late in the trading session after Donald Trump deployed an additional 3,500 troops to the Middle East. The Dow’s massive pullback erased almost all of Thursday’s huge rally Nordea analysts believe that Boeing’s 737 MAX problems hurt today’s ISM manufacturing number. A punishing Dow Jones setback was inevitable…

Dow Slides After Trump Jokes Away North Korea’s ‘Christmas Present’ Threat

Long-forgotten fears of North Korean aggression returned for Dow investors on Tuesday. Donald Trump was quick to downplay concerns, reassuring stock markets with a joke at his residence in Florida. Boeing (NYSE: BA) continues to be a heavy anchor for the Dow Jones. The Dow Jones fell more than 36 points on Christmas Eve as…

Dow Cautious After Pelosi Baits Impeachment Hook for a Reckless Trump

A quiet Monday for the Dow belied some risk off-moves in the index. Donald Trump’s meeting with Jerome Powell went off without a hitch. Nancy Pelosi’s offer for the president to testify in the impeachment hearings could create some serious volatility in the Dow Jones. The Dow Jones clung to record levels on Monday, as…

Crypto Hits the Big Time After Coinbase CEO Makes Rising Star List

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has been honored by Time magazine in the inaugural TIME 100 Next list. Four crypto and blockchain startups appeared in the 2019 CNBC Upstart 100. Startups featured on the CNBC list must have raised $50 million or less in VC funding. This has been a good week for individuals and startups…

Dow Winces After WSJ Exposes US-China Trade Deal Deadlock

The Dow Jones fell from its record high as investors reacted to a Wall Street Journal report that US-China trade talks had stalled. It has been a banner day for Disney after the initial success of Disney+, which had initially driven the stock market to a new record. China’s reluctance to purchase agricultural goods, alongside…

Dow Stalls After Tired Trump Speech Underwhelms Stock Market

The Dow Jones posted a minor decline on Tuesday to edge below its record high. President Trump’s economic speech provided no fresh trade war insights for a nervy mass of stock market bulls. Investors will now look ahead to Jerome Powell’s testimony before Congress tomorrow. The Dow Jones crept sideways on Tuesday as a hotly…

Dow Flinches After Trump Tariff Gambit Suffers ‘Fierce’ Retaliation

The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq tilted sideways on Friday. The stock market’s rally balked at reports that the US and China may not have agreed to roll back tariffs. Now, one columnist warns the markets are “one tweet away” from a trade war “hangover.” A hesitant Dow Jones sputtered toward a slim decline on…

Dow Stumbles After Trade War Euphoria Rapidly Unravels

The Dow’s losses accelerated on Thursday as the month’s final trading session matured. A series of reports hinted at a darkening outlook for US-China trade negotiations, with one suggesting that Beijing no longer expects to sign a comprehensive agreement with President Trump. Inflation and consumer spending data both came in lower than expected, potentially confirming…