Market wrap & outlook
U.S. stocks rose on Friday, following better than expected corporate earnings from major players and found comfort in the view that geopolitical tensions in appeared contained.
U.S. stocks etched slight gains on Monday, with benchmark indexes again closing at records, as investors pondered the strength of the economy and policy moves by the Federal Reserve. In economic news, the employment trends index rose from 117.32 to 118.58 in May. Data showed a 217,000 lift in employment in May with the unemployment rate stable at 6.3 per cent.
U.S. stocks turned mostly higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at records, after the government reported an unexpected slowdown in consumer spending in April.
U.S. stocks gained on Friday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record finish following a better-than-expected report on the sale of new homes in April.
Stocks in the US finished on a positive note on Friday following better than expected housing data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 44.50 points to finish at 16,491.31. The S&P500 gained 7.01 points to end at 1,877.86 and the Nasdaq added 21.30 points to close at 4,090.59.
U.S. stocks turned higher on Friday, with the Dow closing at an all-time high.
The U.S market fell on Friday, as rising unrest in the Ukraine offset a better-than-expected April jobs report.
U.S. stocks lost much of their gains on Friday, following rumours of a possible Russian action in the Ukraine.
U.S. stocks fell on Friday, as investors considered results from companies including Intuit and another downbeat economic report, this one on housing.
Stocks in the U.S. capped the week with impressive gains as investors seemed to shrug off a batch of mixed economic reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 126.80 points to close at 16,154.39. The S&P500 climbed 8.80 points to finish at 1,838.63 and the Nasdaq edged up 3.35 points to close at 4,244.03.
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