Global markets were mixed on Thursday, with stocks rising in Asia and the United States and little movement in Europe as the recent bumpy run for investors paused briefly. • Stocks on Wall Street rose slightly in early trading. Stocks had briefly clawed back into positive territory for the year on Wednesday, as Beijing and…
Stocks briefly clawed back into positive territory for the year on Wednesday, as Beijing and Washington both hinted that they could make concessions to strike a deal on trade. The S&P 500, the Nasdaq composite and Russell 2000 stock indexes all rose after President Trump said in an interview with Reuters that he would intervene…
LONDON — Global markets were calm and mostly in positive territory on Wednesday despite the threat of a government shutdown in the United States, mixed signals about the prospects for a trade truce between America and China, and an acceleration of political chaos in Britain. • The pound whipsawed after Conservative lawmakers in Britain gathered…
Stocks on Wall Street gave up early gains Tuesday, the latest swing in a volatile stretch shaped by investors’ concerns over a slowing global economy and the prospects for a solid trade truce between the United States and China. Stocks in the United States rose sharply in early trading, after China’s commerce ministry said that…
Markets around the world rose on Tuesday, the latest swing in a volatile stretch shaped by investors’ concerns over a slowing global economy and the prospects for a solid trade truce between the United States and China, among other issues. One potentially positive sign came in the form of a statement from China’s commerce ministry…
Wall Street fought its way back from early losses on Monday, as another volatile day of trading highlighted investors’ unease about the global economy and corporate profits. After slipping by nearly 2 percent in the morning, the S&P 500 finished the day 0.2 percent higher. Markets in Europe and Asia, however, ended Monday in the…
The stock market has mirrored those concerns since the summer. Shares of carmakers and auto-parts manufacturers are down more than 25 percent this year. Shares of homebuilders have slumped nearly 30 percent. And investors are growing more concerned about the outlook for corporate profits next year, despite third-quarter results that showed that profits at S&P…
A sell-off across Asian and European markets on Monday risked setting a gloomy tone for the week, as more negative news highlighted a slowdown in global growth and rising trade tensions between the United States and China. Major markets from Tokyo to Hong Kong and Shanghai finished the day lower, with losses greater than 1…
When a trade war broke out between the world’s two largest economies in June, investors barely blinked. After the Federal Reserve raised interest rates — often a reason for investors to sell stocks — the markets kept climbing. As some of the world’s largest economies began to slow down, American markets largely shrugged it off.…
When a trade war broke out between the world’s two largest economies in June, investors barely blinked. After the Federal Reserve raised interest rates — often a reason for investors to sell stocks — the markets kept climbing. As some of the world’s largest economies began to slow down, American markets largely shrugged it off.…