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US stocks close at record highs as investors cheer blockbuster earnings

Xinhua/Wang Ying/ Getty Images US stocks finished the week at record highs after a blockbuster week of earnings. Shares of tech giants including Snap and Twitter soared after earnings came in above expectations. Bitcoin hovered just above $32,000, gold was little changed, and oil edged higher. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks finished the week strong with all three major indexes closing at records Friday as investors cheered blockbuster t...
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US stocks climb as investors cheer stellar tech earnings

Spencer Platt/Getty Images US stocks climbed Friday as investors digested the latest round of earnings from some of Wall Street's biggest tech names. Shares of Snap and Twitter soared in early morning trading after both blew past earnings estimates. Asian stocks sank after a report that Beijing wants listed tutoring companies to turn non-profit. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks gained on Friday as investors cheered a strong round o...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, China, US, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Beijing, Bitcoin, Crypto, US Treasury, Nasdaq, Dow, S&P 500, Snap, Fed


US stock futures rise as earnings optimism outweighs COVID concerns, while bitcoin climbs after Elon Musk's comments

Investors have cheered US earnings. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images US stock futures rose on Thursday as investors cheered strong earnings from major companies. Stocks fell on Monday on concerns about COVID cases, but have since rebounded. Bitcoin rose again after Elon Musk and other influencers spoke favorably of the asset. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stock market futures rose on Thursday as company earnings season helped boost optim...
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Bitcoin Crashes Below $30,000 As Cryptocurrency Free-Fall Accelerates (slashdot)

The price of bitcoin has come crashing below the $30,000 mark for the first time in a month. "At the time of this writing, Bitcoin is trading at $29,694.34," writes Paul Lilly via HotHardware. "That's down from around $31,000 yesterday, and less than half of where Bitcoin peaked at in April of this year, when it topped $60,000." From the report: Will it go back up? Probably, but for Bitcoin investors, there are definitely reasons to be cautious, outside of the normal volatility associated with c...
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Dow rises 285 points for 2nd straight daily gain as focus shifts away from growth worries to earnings season

Stocks are on the mend following pullbacks from record highs. Brendan McDermid/Reuters The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed XXX points to extend a relief rally on Wednesday. The S&P 500 also rose and the Nasdaq Composite pushed through early weakness. Johnson & Johnson was among the Dow stocks that raised its annual earnings guidance. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks closed higher Wednesday, led by blue-chips as many corporate behemoths upgraded financial g...
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6 reasons why the stock market will be resilient and post strong gains into year-end, according to Fundstrat

Spencer Platt/Getty Images US stocks are poised to rise into year-end, Fundstrat's Tom Lee reiterated on Tuesday.Lee said stocks remain resilient and believes the S&P 500 could hit 4,700 by year-end.These are the 6 reasons why US stocks could continue their ascent, according to Fundstrat.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Investors should look to buy the dip in stocks as Fundstrat's Tom Lee points to more gains ahead into year-end, according to...
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US stocks rise as investors weigh growth concerns against strong corporate earnings

Traders and investors braced for the jobs data on Friday. Mark Lennihan/Getty Images Stocks were up Wednesday following a rebound rally in the previous session. Cola-Cola and Verizon aided a rise in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Bitcoin and oil prices advanced. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks edged higher Wednesday, with blue-chip stocks advancing on the back of earnings reports that outstripped Wall Street's targets, while investors confronted questio...
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Bitcoin Crashes Below $30,000 As Cryptocurrency Free-Fall Accelerates

The price of bitcoin has come crashing below the $30,000 mark for the first time in a month. "At the time of this writing, Bitcoin is trading at $29,694.34," writes Paul Lilly via HotHardware. "That's down from around $31,000 yesterday, and less than half of where Bitcoin peaked at in April of this year, when it topped $60,000." From the report: Will it go back up? Probably, but for Bitcoin investors, there are definitely reasons to be cautious, outside of the normal volatility associated with c...
Tags: Ebay, China, Tech, Janet Yellen, US Treasury, Ethereum, Yellen, ASIC, Dogecoin, Paul Lilly


US futures rise as investors await earnings and Jerome Powell says the Fed will keep up support

Second-quarter earnings season is in full flow. Ramin Talaie/Corbis via Getty Images US futures climbed on Friday as earnings season rolled on, with European stocks also rising. Investors digested comments from Jerome Powell, who said the Fed was keeping a close eye on inflation. Bond yields rose after slipping on Thursday, while bitcoin continued to slide. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stock futures rose on Friday as investors awaited more e...
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US stocks end mixed as Fed Chair Powell's continued backing of stimulus raises economic questions

Worried trader Richard Drew/Associated Press US stocks ended mixed on Thursday, pulling back further from record highs notched earlier in the week. Fed chair Jerome Powell acknowledged hot inflation and said the central bank will continue to support the economy's recovery. Weekly jobless claims fell to a pandemic-era low of 360,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks fell Thursday with investors appearing concerned about Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powel...
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US stocks slip as investors weigh jobless claims with Fed chief's messaging on inflation

Xinhua/Wang Ying/Getty Images Stocks fell Thursday before a second day of congressional testimony by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. Jobless claims declined to a new pandemic-era low. Oil prices and bitcoin were in the red. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks fell Thursday as investors considered a batch of mixed economic data ahead of a second day of congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell who reiterated his message of continued monetary sup...
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Hong Kong police arrest four over alleged $155 million Tether money laundering scheme

Regulators are paying close attention to the crypto world. Cesc Maymo/Getty Images Hong Kong authorities arrested four men over an alleged $155 million money laundering scheme, according to reports. The men, aged between 24 and 33, had made transactions in Tether on a trading platform, officials said. Cryptocurrencies have long been used in crime, as they can provide anonymity and be hard to trace. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Hong Kong customs ...
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How the pandemic has impacted the world's most vulnerable populations in low- and middle-income economies

In Sierra Leone, 87% of rural households reported food insecurity, nearly double the median value. REUTERS/Joe Penney Northwestern researchers asked 30,000 people on three continents how the pandemic affected them. Households reported drops in income, as well as increases in food insecurity, and little support. One of the most promising tactics for moving past the pandemic's effects is mobile money transfers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The COVID-19 crisis has been...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Nigeria, Africa, US, Trends, Strategy, Poverty, Domestic Violence, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Kenya, World Bank, South America, US Treasury, Togo


All major US stock indexes close at record highs ahead of a flood of corporate earnings

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Wall Street's key stock indexes ended at record highs on Monday. Stocks advanced ahead of the second-quarter earnings season which starts on Tuesday. Disney and Goldman Sachs shares were winners on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks finished at record highs on Monday, before the start of a new round of earnings reports that should show profit growth for Corporate America. All three of Wall Street&#...
Tags: Disney, US, Trends, Markets, Economy, Bitcoin, Richard Branson, Stocks, Goldman Sachs, US Treasury, West Texas Intermediate, Dow, Jp Morgan Chase, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Us Federal Reserve


US stocks slip from records as investors brace for wave of corporate earnings

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Bryan R. Smith / AFP via Getty Images The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 on Monday stepped back from last week's record highs. Investors are gearing up for the second-quarter earnings season that kicks off with big Wall Street banks. Virgin Galactic was in focus after a successful space flight over the weekend. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks edged back from record highs Monday as inve...
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Global shares hover near record highs as rising COVID cases and a slew of economic data leaves investors cautious

JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Global shares remained near record highs despite COVID-19 cases continuing to rise. US inflation, Chinese quarterly economic data and Jerome Powell's semi-annual testimony to Congress are in focus. Growth in Japan's machinery sector boosted Asian stocks as it indicated sustained economic recovery. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Global shares were mixed on Monday, with economically sensitive sectors su...
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The S&P 500 could jump 9% by year-end as a reversal in interest rates drives a rebound in the struggling reflation trade, Fundstrat's Tom Lee says

Cindy Ord/Getty Images The S&P 500 could surge 9% to 4,700 by year-end, Fundstrat's Tom Lee told CNBC on Friday.Lee sees a renewed surge in interest rate on the horizon, with the 10-year drifting towards 1.75%.That reversal in interest rates should drive cyclical stocks higher, according to Lee.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.The stock market is on track to continue its uptrend and surge as much as 9% by year-end, Fundstrat's Tom Lee said in...
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Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs after strong rebound from sell-off the prior day

Mario Tama / Getty Images The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 closed at record highs Friday. Stocks bounced back after Thursday's sell-off on global growth worries. Investors will start seeing corporate earnings reports rolling in next week. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks powered to record highs Friday following steep losses prompted by worries about global growth, with the end-of-week gains propelling investors into the start of the new cor...
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Dow jumps 200 points as stocks recover following sharp sell-off on growth concerns

Mario Tama/Getty Images Wall Street's major benchmarks advanced Friday, attempting to bounce back from sharp losses in the prior session. The Dow industrials and small-cap stocks were among those in recovery mode after growth concerns sparked a sell-off. Gold and bitcoin both fell, while oil prices climbed. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks rose Friday, clawing back some of the sharp losses the market suffered in the previous session on worries that the con...
Tags: Asia, US, Trends, Markets, Economy, Bitcoin, Richard Branson, Stocks, US Treasury, West Texas Intermediate, Economic Growth, Jeff Bezos, Bonds, Financial Times, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average


Dow drops 394 points as unexpected rise in jobless claims complicates economic outlook

JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Stocks fell on Thursday as jobless claims rose to 373,000 last week, surpassing estimates. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury slipped for the fourth consecutive day to 1.289%. Bitcoin and oil tumbled, while gold climbed. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks slipped on Thursday as the unexpected rise in jobless claims complicated investors' outlook on the economic recovery.The Dow Jones Industrial ...
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US stock futures tumble as investors fret about economic recovery, while bond yields slide for 8th straight day

Investors have become more cautious about US stocks in recent weeks. Johannes Eisele/Getty Images US futures tumbled in European trading on Thursday as investors reassessed the economic outlook. Bond yields, which move inversely to prices, also fell as investors took cover in the safe assets. Investors are concerned about the delta COVID-19 variant and central bank policy, analysts said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stock futures fell sharply...
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US financial crime-fighting agency steps up its crypto efforts by hiring its first digital-currency advisor

US Treasury building Chip Somodevilla The US Treasury's crime bureau, FinCEN, hired its first chief digital currency advisor. Michele Korver, who was in the Digital Currency Council for the Department of Justice, has got the job. The focus of the role will be on preventing a boom in illicit activities in the digital space. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The US government arm for tackling financial crimes has hired its first cryptocurrency ch...
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US futures rise after S&P 500 snaps 7-day winning streak and bond yields fall to 5-month lows

Analysts are becoming noticeably more cautious about US stocks. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images US futures rose on Wednesday after the S&P 500 snapped a seven-day run of wins a day earlier. Bond yields slid to their lowest level in five months as doubts emerged about the economic recovery. Investors are becoming more cautious about US stocks after the S&P 500's 15% year-to-date rally. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stock futures moved ...
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US futures mixed after S&P 500's seven-day rally, while oil prices hit three-year high as OPEC+ talks collapse

The outlook for the oil market has changed massively in a year. Ken Cedeno/Getty Images US futures were mixed as markets prepared to reopen after the S&P 500's seven-day winning streak. Oil prices surged as talks between the OPEC+ group of producers collapsed amid infighting. The end of the talks raises the prospect that production may not keep pace with demand. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stock market futures were mixed on Tuesday as tr...
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These are the stocks to own in the second half of 2021 as markets navigate higher interest rates, according to Goldman Sachs

Spencer Platt/Getty Images The second half of 2021 won't be as strong as the first half, Goldman Sachs said in a Friday note.The S&P 500 will end the year flat as markets navigate higher interest rates, the note said.These are the top stocks to own in the second half of 2021, according to Goldman Sachs.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Investors should not expect another strong six months for stocks after the S&P 500 finished the first half of the...
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US stocks advance to record highs as investors embrace robust jobs growth for June

Hiring in the hospitality industry picked up in June. BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP via Getty Images The S&P 500 wrapped up Friday's session with its seventh consecutive record-high close. The Nasdaq and the Dow also climbed after a surprisingly strong June jobs report. US markets will be closed Monday for Independence Day. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks on Friday notched a seventh straight day of record highs, bolstered by a June jobs report showing stronger improve...
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US stocks extend record highs as investors digest surprisingly strong June jobs report

Lucas Jackson/Reuters The S&P 500 on Friday heads toward a new record high after a robust June jobs report. Blue-chip and tech stocks also rose after US data showed the creation of 850,000 jobs last month. Stock trading will be closed Monday for Independence Day. See more stories on Insider's business page. US stocks jumped higher Friday, aiming for a seventh straight day of record highs after the June jobs report indicated accelerating growth in the labor market of the world's...
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The Fed is soaking up nearly $1 trillion from market participants awash in cash and desperate for returns

A person walks by the Federal Reserve on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images The Fed's daily cash operations nearly crested $1 trillion on Wednesday. The record level comes after weeks of all-time highs, as a flood of liquidity washes over markets. "This is far more important than people realize," said former CNBC host Guy Adami. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The Federal Reserve's daily cash operations app...
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US stocks slip from records as investors weigh better-than-expected jobs data

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith Bryan R Smith/Reuters US stocks slipped from records on Wednesday as investors digested ADP data that showed US companies added more jobs in June than expected. Stocks have rallied to records as fear over tighter monetary policy has dissipated, one stock chief said. Oil regained strength and prices rose ahead of an OPEC+ meeting on Thursday. Sign up here for our daily n...
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Global shares rally slows down as investors await US private-sector jobs data; gold tumbles while oil regains strength

JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images The global shares rally slowed down ahead of the release of US private-sector jobs data expected on Wednesday. Gold tumbled further as investor jitters around rising Covid cases and a hawkish Fed continued. Oil regained strength and prices rose ahead of an OPEC+ meeting on Thursday. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Global shares stalled on Wednesday, hovering near record-highs, as caution set in ahead of a key ...
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