Thursday, 19 September 2019 20:48 WIB
Stocks opened slightly higher Thursday, with tech shares leading gains.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 73 points, or 0.2%, to 27,220, while the S&P 500 gained 8 points, or 0.3%, to 3,015. The Nasdaq Composite was up 32 points, or 0.4%, at 8,209.
Shares of Microsoft Corp rose 1.9% to lead Dow gainers and set the pace for the tech sector after announcing an 11% dividend hike and...
Thursday, 19 September 2019 19:49 WIB
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing index fell to 12.0 in September after registering a reading of 16.8 in August.
Any reading above zero indicates improving conditions. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a reading of 10.0.
The indexes for general activity and new orders fell, while the indexes for shipments and employment increased, the Philly Fed said.
Thursday, 19 September 2019 19:35 WIB
Gold was modestly lower Thursday, building on a loss seen a day earlier after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate cut but left traders uncertain on the outlook for further monetary easing.
Gold for December delivery on Comex fell $6.80, or 0.4%, to $1,509 an ounce, while December silver was up a penny at $17.92 an ounce.
Gold finished regular trading with a gain on...