Adam Shell USA TODAY Published 5:34 PM EDT Oct 29, 2018 Wall Street took investors on a wild ride Monday, with the Dow swinging more than 900 points before closing down for the day. The Standard & Poor's 500 also shifted violently but avoided ending in official "correction" territory. The latest sell-off was prompted by renewed tariff worries. The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 350 points in morning trading before going into a free-fall that dragged it down 566 points from Friday's close. When trading ended, the blue-chip average was down 245 points, or 1 percent, at 24,443. The broad S&P 500, which was up as much as 2 percent and fell nearly 4 percent from its high point for the day, closed down 0.7 percent at 2641.25 – or 9.9 percent off its Sept. 20 high. That left the index just shy of the 10 percent drop needed for a correction. Stocks, which have been under pressure for weeks since the S&P 500 hit … [Read more...] about How did stock market do today? Wild day but S&P 500 avoids correction.
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Yuri Kageyama, Ap Business Writer Updated 7:14 pm PDT, Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 touches all-time high 1 / 1 Back to Gallery TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday, as some markets were cheered by bullish sentiments on Wall Street despite concerns about an ongoing trade dispute with China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 … [Read more...] about Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 touches all-time high
FleetCor Technologies (FLT) is the IBD Stock of the Day and becomes the newest member of the S&P 500 on Wednesday, when it replaces Time Warner on the major index. X FleetCor shares jumped 6.1% to 219.65 intraday in the stock market today, hitting a record high in heavy volume. That cleared a 213.84 entry point from a flat base that started in January. FleetCor stock is now trading in buy range. Looking at a weekly chart, FleetCor's relative strength line is hitting new highs not seen since October 2016. The RS line tracks a stock's performance vs. the S&P 500. FleetCor stock's 50-day moving average has been trading well above its longer term 200-day, a bullish sign, since October of last year. IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. SIGN UP NOW! IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. Market Prep Tech Report Please enter a valid email address Please select a newsletter GO Get these … [Read more...] about IBD Stock Of The Day: New S&P 500 Member FleetCor Blasts Into Buy Range
Top stocks Netflix (NFLX), Square (SQ), Splunk (SPLK), Diamondback Energy (FANG) and E-Trade Financial (ETFC) found support at their 50-day moving averages in Thursday's stock market rebound. They all rallied above the key level in heavy volume as the S&P 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average shot up more than 2%. That contrasts with Apple (AAPL), which hit a wall at its 50-day. Apple tumbled in the final minutes to close in the lower half of its daily range. The major stock market averages rebounded, repairing some damage. The S&P 500 index and Dow Jones found support at their 200-day moving averages. The Nasdaq composite rose above Wednesday's session high. But investors also should follow the action of top stocks. In a rally attempt you want to highly rated stocks outperforming as a sign stock market leadership. And you also want to be building a watch list for when the stock market uptrend is confirmed. These Top Stocks Are Highly Rated These top stocks deserve that … [Read more...] about Netflix, Square, Splunk Led 5 Top Stocks Making This Bullish Move As Dow Jones, S&P 500 Rallied
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest About 22% of S&P 500 in correction mode as ‘stealth’ bear market stalks Wall Street Nearly 1-in-4 companies (22.4%) in the S&P 500 were trading at least 20% below their 52-week highs heading into the last trading day of March. That adds up to what Wall Street dubs a “stealth” bear market. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Adam Shell, USA TODAY Published 6:30 a.m. ET March 30, 2018 CLOSE The nine-year stretch of rising stock prices won’t last forever. So now’s a good time for investors to bear-proof their 401(k)s before the next financial storm. USA TODAY … [Read more...] about About 22% of S&P 500 in correction mode as ‘stealth’ bear market stalks Wall Street