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  1. IFC Markets

    US equities rally on dovish Powell comment

    Dollar falls as Powell says rates near neutral US stock market rallied on Wednesday on dovish comments by Federal Reserve chair Powell. The S&P 500 surged 2.3% to 2743.82. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 2.5% to 25366.43. Nasdaq composite index rallied 3% to 7291.59. The dollar weakening...
  2. IFC Markets

    US stocks recovery continues

    Dollar strengthening accelerated despite soft housing data US stock market recovery continued on Tuesday. The S&P 500 added 0.3% to 2628.20 led by healthcare and consumer staples shares. Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.4% to 24748.73. The Nasdaq ended 0.85 points higher at 7082.70. The...
  3. IFC Markets

    US stock market rebounds on strong sales hopes

    Dollar strengthening slows US stocks recovered on Monday on expectations of strong sales in the holiday season. The S&P 500 rose 1.6% to 2673.45. Dow Jones industrial gained 1.5% to 24640.24. The Nasdaq composite index rallied 2.1% to 7081.85. The dollar strengthening slowed: the live dollar...
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    Futures point to lower openings for US stock market

    Dollar weakness accelerates US stocks will reopen today after Thanksgiving for a post-holiday shortened session. The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq will close at 1 p.m. Eastern time today. Stocks closed mostly higher on Wednesday: theS&P 500 added 0.3% to 2649.93. The Dow Jones...
  5. IFC Markets

    US equities halt retreat ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

    Dollar slips on soft durable goods data US stocks retreat halted as technology shares recovered partly from previous session losses. The S&P 500 added 0.3% to 2649.93. The Dow Jones industrial average however slid less than a point to 24464.69. Nasdaq composite index rose 0.9% to 6972.25. Both...
  6. IFC Markets

    US stocks market broad-based retreat continued

    Dow and SP500 end in negative territory for 2018 US stocks retreat continued on Tuesday. The S&P 500 fell 1.8% to 2641.9 with all 11 main sectors ending in the red. Dow Jones industrial average dropped 2.2% to 24465.64, led by 4.8% drop in Apple. The Nasdaq extended losses 1.7% to 6908.82. The...
  7. IFC Markets

    Technology selloff pushes US markets lower

    Dollar weakening slows US stocks sold off on Monday led by technology shares. The S&P 500 fell 1.7% to 2690.73. Dow Jones industrial lost 1.6% to 25017.44. The Nasdaq composite index dropped 3% to 7028.48 led by Apple down 4%. The dollar weakening slowed: the live dollar index data show the ICE...
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    US stock market retreats as oil plunges

    Dollar weakens as budget deficit widens US equities retreat continued on Tuesday while oil prices accelerated declines. The S&P 500 slipped 0.2% to 2722.18. Dow Jones industrial average lost 0.4% to 25286.49. The Nasdaq composite index however added 0.1 point to 7200.87. The dollar...
  9. IFC Markets

    Fed signals no change in plans

    SP500, Nasdaq slip while Dow inches up US equities pulled back on Thursday as the Federal Reserve stood pat. The S&P 500 slid 0.3% to 2806.83. Dow Jones industrial average however managed to inch up 0.04% to 26191.22. The Nasdaq composite lost 0.5% to 7530.88. The dollar strengthening resumed...
  10. IFC Markets

    US stocks extend gains on positive reports

    US three main indices end month lower US equities extended gains on Wednesday supported by better than expected corporate reports and economic data. The S&P 500 gained 1.1% to 2711.68. The Dow Jones industrial average added 1% to 24583.42. Nasdaq composite index rallied 2% to 7305.90 led by...
  11. IFC Markets

    Daily Forex News by IFC Markets

    Nasdaq halts 5-session win streak US stock market extended losses Thursday in thin trading. The S&P 500 lost 0.2% to 2856.98 with ten out of 11 sectors finishing in negative territory. Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.3% to 25656.98. The [URL deleted] Nasdaq composite slid 0.1% to 7878.46...