Archive US: Trading

  • *U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war. NEW YORK, Feb 21- Weak economic reports pressured U.S. stocks on Thursday after the market's recent run of gains, and a drop in healthcare shares added to the bearish momentum. "We've had a tremendous run in the market, and we had weak data that allowed investors to take some profits," said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at...

  • *Aussie dollar reels from China's Dalian port ban on coal import. NEW YORK, Feb 21- Wall Street stocks fell on Thursday due to a deteriorating economic outlook that was only partially offset by signs of trade progress between China and the United States, while gold and oil prices retreated from their recent peaks. Signs of positive developments in U.S.-Sino trade...

  • Feb 21- File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc on Thursday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit, benefiting from an expanded customer base and higher revenue per user. Shares of the San Francisco- based company were up 2.6 percent at $26.26 in extended trading. The company reported average revenue of $119.61 per user, beating...

  • *U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war. NEW YORK, Feb 21- Weak economic data pressured U.S. stocks on Thursday after a recent run of gains, while a drop in healthcare shares added to the bearish momentum. The Commerce Department said new orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December, pointing to a further slowdown in business...

  • Five Dow stocks have carried the blue-chip index back within record range

    Five Dow stocks have had outsized importance on the blue-chip index's march back within range of records. Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Erin Gibbs of S&P Global discuss.

  • Only one chipmaker is negative for the year

    Just one chipmaker is negative for the year, but it could be set to breakout. Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Erin Gibbs of S&P Global weigh in.

  • Market is going to move on what the second half of the year brings, says market expert

    Brenda Vingiello, Sand Hill Global Advisors CIO, joins 'The Fast Money Halftime Report' team to discuss how markets are reacting to the U.S.-China trade talks and what news is driving the market.

  • *U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war. Feb 21- U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday after a recent run of gains, pressured by weak economic data and a drop in healthcare shares, while investors kept a close watch on U.S.- China trade talks. "There are some concerning bits of data but the reaction is not terribly irrational because we're up quite a bit for the...

  • *Aussie dollar reels from China's Dalian port ban on coal import. NEW YORK, Feb 21- Wall Street stocks fell on Thursday due to a deteriorating economic outlook that was only partially offset by signs of trade progress between China and the United States, while gold and oil prices retreated from their recent peaks. Signs of positive developments in U.S.-Sino trade...

  • *U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war. Feb 21- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, following a recent run of gains, pressured by weak economic data and a drop in healthcare shares, while investors kept a close watch on U.S.- China trade talks. The Commerce Department said new orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December, pointing to a...

  • Feb 21- Global grains merchant Bunge Ltd reported a fourth-quarter loss on Thursday after a truce in the U.S.- China trade war ruined the company's bets on Brazilian soy, sending shares down to a three-year low. Shares of the White Plains, New York- based company dropped 4.2 percent to $50.41. Brazilian soy prices had swelled to a large premium to U.S. beans after...

  • *U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war. *U.S.-made capital goods orders unexpectedly fall in Dec. Feb 21- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, pressured by weak economic data and a drop in healthcare shares led by Johnson& Johnson, with investors keeping a close watch on U.S.- China trade talks.

  • One retail stock is on a record-breaking streak: Coty. The stock is rallying alongside other beauty names including Estee Lauder and Ulta. Mark Newton of Newton Advisors and Stacey Gilbert of Susquehanna discuss.

  • The market’s win streak could break down at any time, Art Hogan warns

    The market’s win streak could end at any time: Art Hogan

  • If a sharp pullback hits stocks, here's what market watcher Art Hogan would buy

    National Securities’ Art Hogan believes the 2019 market rally could end at any time.

  • *U.S.- China trade talks continue in Washington. "The minutes largely echoed the Fed's cautious statement from its last meeting," said Joe Manimbo, senior market analyst at Western Union Business Solutions in Washington. A dovish Fed and progress in U.S.- China trade negotiations have helped the S&P 500 rise about 18 percent from its lows in December, when the...

  • Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the opening bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), January 14, 2019 in New York City.

    Kari Firestone, Aureus Asset Management, and Kate Moore, Blackrock chief equity strategist, join 'Fast Money Halftime Report' to discuss mid-day markets and if they're concerned about where the markets are headed.

  • *Demand in China tends to pick up in second quarter. LONDON, Feb 20- Copper prices hit a seven month peak on Wednesday as the market worried about low stocks ahead of seasonally strong demand in top consumer China, while rising hopes of an end to the U.S.- China trade dispute also lent support. Demand in China typically picks up in the second quarter ahead of the third...

  • Feb 20- CVS Health Corp on Wednesday forecast 2019 profit well below Wall Street forecasts due to weakness in its pharmacy business that serves long-term care facilities and slower than anticipated growth in drug prices, sending shares down as much as 9 percent. Analysts questioned whether the issues across CVS's businesses, including integration of its $69...

  • *Investors eye FOMC minutes at 2 pm ET. *U.S.- China trade talks continue in Washington. Feb 20- U.S. stocks rose sluggishly on Wednesday, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's minutes from its latest meeting, while assessing the latest developments in the U.S.- China trade talks.