Dow jumps 300 points, Target and Lowe's surge on strong earnings
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 23:26 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE | Standard & Poor's 500saham A.S
Stocks rose on Wednesday as strong quarterly results from retailers such as Target and Lowe's lifted investor sentiment.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 300 points higher, or 1.2%. The S&P 500 gained 0.9% while the Nasdaq Composite jumped 1.1%.
Target shares surged more than 16% to a record after the retailer posted second-quarter results that topped analyst expectations. The company's same-store sales, a key metric for retailers, expanded by 3.4%. Analysts expected growth of 2.9%.
Lowe's jumped around 10% on its second-quarter earnings report. CEO Marvin Ellison said the company capitalized on strong "holiday event execution and growth in Paint and our Pro business to deliver strong second quarter results."
Saturday, 21 September 2019 03:33 WIB
Hong Kong stocks ended the week with another loss Friday as investors fret over the impact of weeks of sometimes violent protests on the city's economy.
The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.13 percent, or 33.28 points, to 26,435.67.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.24 percent, or 7.17 poin...
Saturday, 21 September 2019 03:27 WIB
Wall Street dropped on Friday after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana next week, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 160.19 points, or 0.59%, to 26,934.6, the S&P 500 lost 15.08 points, or 0.50%, to 2,991.71 a...
Friday, 20 September 2019 23:51 WIB
European shares were set for their fifth straight week of gains on Friday, led by defensive and retail stocks, but gains were limited as investors remained cautious about a wider economic slowdown and progress in U.S.-China trade talks.
A 1.08% increase in the retail sector helped lift the pan-Euro...
Friday, 20 September 2019 23:38 WIB
U.S. stocks ticked higher on Friday, as cues of easing monetary policy around the globe and signs of further co-operation on Sino-U.S. trade talks kept the S&P 500 within 1% of a record high.
China cut its new one-year benchmark lending rate for the second month in a row, days after the Federal...
Friday, 20 September 2019 20:45 WIB
U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, pushing key equity benchmarks closer to all-time highs, as investors keyed into encouraging signs on U.S.-China trade talks.
The S&P 500 was up 0.2% to trade at 3,012. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 59 points, or 0.2% , to 27,152. The Nasdaq Compo...