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S&P 500 ends 3-day losing streak. Dow jumps 700 points after Powell signals smaller rate hikes

Stocks posted large gains on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell confirmed that the central bank would slow the pace of its aggressive rate hike campaign that has weighed on markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 737.24 points, or 2.18%, at 34,589.77. Meanwhile, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite jumped 4.41% to 11,468.00. The …

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Dow sheds more than 200 points as investors digest mixed economic signals, await Powell speech

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell on Wednesday as Wall Street scanned new economic data and awaited an afternoon speech on the economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The 30-stock index lost 226 points, or 0.7%. The S&P 500 lost 0.3%, while the Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.1%. Traders were hit by conflicting economic reports …

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Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Cautious shoppers sought the best deals in stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start shopping for holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation. . Due to high prices for food, rent, gasoline and other necessities, many people were more selective, reluctant to …

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Dow rises 150 points as Wall Street looks to close out winning week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on Friday as Wall Street pushed for solid gains in the holiday-shortened trading week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 173 points, or 0.51%. The S&P 500 gained 0.03% and the Nasdaq Composite slipped 0.55%, dragged down by shares of Activision Blizzard, which fell more than 4% following the …

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Japan sees core inflation at highest in 40 years as Asia-Pacific stocks rise

Philippines central bank expects economy to see ‘low growth’ next year, not recession Central bank governor Felipe Medalla of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the economy is expected to experience “low growth” of less than 5%, not a recession, next year. Speaking to CNBC Sri Jegarajah in an interview, he said the central bank …

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Dow falls more than 200 points as rising yields spark recession fears

Stocks fell on Thursday as interest rates jumped, with Federal Reserve officials signaling that interest rate hikes to curb inflation are far from over. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 245 points, or 0.7%. The S&P 500 slid 1.2%, while the Nasdaq Composite fell 1.4%. James Bullard, Chairman of the St. Louis Federal Reserve said …

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Stock futures rise after Wall Street suffers first decline in three sessions

Stock futures were higher on Tuesday morning after ending the day lower, snapping a two-day advance that began when a better-than-expected inflation report fueled hopes the Federal Reserve would soon ease. rising interest rates. Futures contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 117 points, or 0.35%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures gained 0.46% …

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European markets cautious as investors assess Fed outlook

Stocks in motion: Informa up 6%, Roche down 4% Shares of Information climbed more than 6% in early trade to top the Stoxx 600 after the British publishing company updated its forecast for 2022. At the bottom of the Stoxx 600, rock fell 4.7% after the Swiss pharmaceutical company’s Alzheimer’s drug candidate failed two long-awaited …

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