Friday, 20 September 2019 18:59 WIB
U.S. stocks on Friday were on track to open near records as investors looked beyond a litany of central-bank decisions of the past week and focused on signs of improving China-U.S. trade developments.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were climbing 60 points, or 0.2%, at 27,138, those for the S&P 500 rose 7.10 points, or 0.2%, to 3,015, while Nasdaq-100 futures advanced 24.75...
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.
Friday, 20 September 2019 16:00 WIB
Gold headed for the first weekly advance in four as mounting economic headwinds and monetary easing stayed in focus after this week's mixed policy messages from the Federal Reserve. Palladium rallied to record.
Gold has advanced 17% this year as global conditions worsened and central banks around the world eased policy. Many bullion-watchers are forecasting longer-term gains as...