Tuesday, 21 May 2019 20:43 WIB
U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday, getting a lift after the Commerce Department said it would grant temporary exemptions to an export blacklist against Chinese telecom firm Huawei.
The S&P 500 rose 15.36 points, or 0.5%, to 2,855.59, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 135.93 points, or 0.5%, to 25,815.83. The Nasdaq Composite was up 72.01 points at 7,774.38, up 0.9%.
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 19:53 WIB
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly declined in April for the second time in three months, weighed down by soft sales of autos and building materials and suggesting consumer spending will remain subdued this quarter.
The value of overall sales declined 0.2% after a 1.7% increase the prior month that was the strongest gain since 2017, according to Commerce Department figures released...
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 19:35 WIB
Gold prices headed lower Tuesday as global stocks staged a rebound and the dollar strengthened, factors that helped to dull bullion™s appeal.
June gold on Comex traded $4.90, or 0.4%, lower at $1,272.40 an ounce, after booking a modest rise on Monday. The day™s early trading put the yellow metal on pace to log its lowest settlement since May 2, according to FactSet data.
Gold™s gains had...