Orders to U.S. factories rose slightly in July amid a surge in demand for commercial aircraft. This follows Wednesday’s ISM report, which showed that the sector grew more quickly than expected in August. So is manufacturing back?
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Following triple digit gains and losses for the Dow this week, the major US indexes ended mixed on Friday, with the NASDAQ chalking up a positive performance. Within the S&P, energy and financial companies fell the most.
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Although the worst performing sector last week, technology stocks pushed higher in midday trading Monday, as it seems value buyers just couldn't resist any longer.
The major indexes end the week in negative territory with the NASDAQ bringing up the rear, losing 5% for the week and suffering its 4th worst week of the year.
Companies hoarding cash since the start of the recession are beginning to pass on some of it to shareholders , but it's unlikely to match the boom of a decade ago.
US stocks posted modest gains during the first week of August, led by the S&P 500 index with a gain of 1.82%. Within the S&P, health care and energy companies rose the most. Pork belly future contracts jumped 18% for the week, while the dollar fell to a 15-year low against the Japanese yen.
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Bilateral investment treaties, or BITs, are usually portrayed, along with free-trade agreements, by the mainstream media as being ruinous to the U.S. economy. In fact, such pacts between the U.S. and emerging economic powerhouses such as China, India and Korea are key to maintaining our place as the world’s economic leader.
Stocks kicked off August with a rally, snapping a three-day losing streak, after a better-than-expected manufacturing reading and some strong bank earnings out of Europe. The Dow jumped 2%.
The fact many corporations are growing from strong overseas growth, especially from markets like China, is a plus for the U.S. and the economy, and not a source of concern, Neville Isdell, former chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola, said on CNBC Monday.
The Dow and S&P 500 rose more than 1.5 percent Monday, with both indexes hitting a 10-week high, boosted by energy and materials. But RIM and Walmart fell.
CEOs and investors look to emerging markets to provide growth, but unfortunately, Africa in particular continues to be seen as too risky for investors, no matter how many times rock starsor economists tell us that Africa is no longer the unstable, chronically impoverished place that it once was.
US stocks posted their best monthly performance of the year, led by the Dow Jones Industrial Average with a gain of 7.1%. Within the S&P 500 sectors, industrial and material companies rose the most in July.
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Weakness in technology and consumer staples has triggered chatter that recent gains may be short-lived. Is the market trying to tell us something?
US stocks posted their second best weekly performance of the year, led by the NASDAQ Composite with a gain of 4.15%. Within the S&P 500 sectors, industrial and material companies rose the most.