Stocks


Stocks Retraced Sharply From Omicron Sell Off While Dow Increases With More Than 600 points.
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Author: Maria Andretti

A sharp retrace was observed on Thursday after the news of omicron led to sell-offs in the previous session. Cyclical names recovered from their recent losses.  Leading the pack is the Dow Jones Industrial Average that gained 617.75 points to 34,639.7. It was helped by a 7.5% uptick in Boeing’s stock. The S&P 500 saw […]

7 Dec 2021
Nasdaq Jumps while Dow posts back-to-back days of losses.
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

There was a mix in stock on Thursday as investors weighed a batch of solid corporate earnings results against current inflation concerns.  After so many ups and downs of the market, S&P 500 and Nasdaq, which can be traded on Plus500, ended the session higher. The Dow lagged, which was led by a reduction in […]

29 Nov 2021
Beijing resolves; Wall Street goes bullish on Chinese stocks
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

On Friday, the Chinese Communist Party concluded a meeting that makes the present president Xi Jinping a lifetime president of China. This resolution was reached after consideration of his role in transforming the country into an economic superpower.  This news doesn’t only bring cheer to the major economic players within the Great Walls but also […]

16 Nov 2021
Lessons From Beijing’s Education Crackdown For Startups
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Author: Michael Stern

Investors in Beijing, China, are beginning to feel the crackdown in the fallout industry, After-school tutoring. And just before China authorities began cracking down on summer school, several investment firms such as SoftBank had begun putting in billions of dollars in Chinese companies. A lot of these firms were traded in the U.S. Investors had […]

4 Oct 2021
Despite consumer sentiment index letdown, stocks eke out a record close.
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Author: Maria Andretti

There was a slight change to Stocks on Friday afternoon as the prices were set to increase, narrowly surpassing their record high; investors tried to understand the large economic data from the earning results. The S&P 500 and Dow were among those that set the intraday highs from Thursday’s record, which made it post profits […]

19 Aug 2021
U.S Stock Market Hangs in the Balance as Inflation Continues to Rise
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Author: Maria Andretti

On Wednesday, the U.S stock market received data showing the most significant increase in inflation in 13 years. This data has fueled the notion that the pandemic stimulus program will be exited earlier than anticipated. Consequently, the rise in inflation has also affected Asian shares and has gotten many investors worried about the next action. […]

20 Jul 2021
The Stock Market May Be Wrong about Federal Reserve and Interest Rates. Here’s Why
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Author: Maria Andretti

On big exchanges like TD Ameritrade and others, the stock market rallied aggressively at the start of this week even though one Wall Street firm feared that investors were overlooking something important. They worried investors are yet to appreciate how swiftly the Federal Reserve might react to hiking rates. Wall Street has bounced back after […]

23 Jun 2021
Oracle
No TikTok deal is no problem for Oracle
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Oracle in partnership with Walmart planned to buy the US assets of the Chinese-owned viral video app, TikTok. With the exit of Donald Trump from the White House, this plan is now in the dumps. However, investors are seemingly unbothered by the turn of events. They’re still very much treating Oracle like it is a […]

20 Jun 2021
Bill Ackman’s SPAC deal is rewriting the rules for SPACs
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management has made a move that could change how SPACs operate. This has been dubbed SPAC 2.0 by some. Ackman’s newly established SPAC, Pershing Square Tontine Holdings (PSTH), based in New York, was incorporated in 2020 with a current market value of $4.57 billion. Ackman is […]

14 Jun 2021