Saturday, 23 March, 2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks move solidly higher; Dow up 300

Markets Right Now: Stocks move solidly higher; Dow up 300 Markets Right Now: Stocks move solidly higher; Dow up 300
Russell Knight | 08 February, 2018, 19:03

It follows a day of heavy losses on Wall Street, which saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average, an index of 30 major USA corporations, close at 24,346.13, down 4.6 percent. The S&P 500 declined by 0.5% after gaining 1.2% during the session.

The S&P 500 also went up by 1 percent or 27 points to 2,676 points.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 19.42 points, or 0.08 percent, to 24,893.35. That came during a 15-minute stretch where the 30-stock index lost 700 points and then gained them back.

Boeing (BA.N) and United Tech (UTX.N) rose about 1.5 percent, providing the biggest boost to the Dow, while Amazon's (AMZN.O) 1 percent rise helped lift the S&P.

Market pros have been predicting a pullback for some time, noting that declines of 10 percent or more are common during bull markets.

While the markets could see another day or two of declines, Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald says that panicking is the worst mistake you can make right now.

-Gold fell 1.3 percent to $1,322.74 an ounce.

Additionally, last week, former U.S.

By early afternoon the stock market in Dublin was down close to 2 per cent, as a sell-off that started on Monday looked set to continue.

The crude market remained in positive territory so far this year, even after Wall Street stocks on Monday posted their largest one-day fall since late 2011. The market has done much worse in a single day before. The Nasdaq composite was down 9 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,966.

North Korea holds military parade on eve of Games - Seoul
Security Council restrictions in the past year that have slashed the pariah nation's export revenue and capped fuel imports. South Korea's presidential Blue House said the younger Kim's visit will have a more significant meaning.

U.S. stocks ride the roller coaster; Asian, European markets bleed, too
On Wednesday , Trump dismissed the market's recent landslide, stating stocks should not fall amid strong economic news. The Dow swung more than 500 points , erasing a gain of 381 points that had followed an initial drop of 127 points .

Valero Energy (VLO) PT Raised to $105.00
The pipeline company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.72 by ($0.01). Finally, Sandy Spring Bank increased its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 96.9% during the 1st quarter.

After starting the day sharply lower, the S&P 500 closed with a 1.7% gain, its best since November 2016.

USA stocks rallied Tuesday as a late surge helped regain nearly half of the losses from Monday, when stocks had their biggest plunge in 6½ years.

European stocks are tipped to bounce by at least 1% today, recovering some of Monday and Tuesday's sharp losses.

The swoon began Friday as investors anxious that accelerating inflation and higher interest rates could derail the market's record-setting rally.

Oil prices fell to a one-month low after U.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index pulled back from early highs to add 0.2%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.8%.

Early this morning U.S. time, Dow futures predicted the industrial average would open approximately 220 points down.

Gasoline margins were at the lowest since mid-December, down more than 8 per cent and headed for the biggest daily percentage decline since Jan 2.

The fall surpasses a previous record 777.68 points drop on the Dow Jones during the financial crisis in 2008.

Despite the sea of red in global stock markets, there are hopes that the retreat won't last long given that global economic growth has picked up and the financial system is more robust since the financial crisis. But that trade soured Monday when there was a 100% spike in a volatility gauge, known as the VIX, to its highest level since August 2015. Futures markets suggested another, but more moderate drop, in the US, with the Dow and S&P 500 futures down 0.8 percent and 0.2 percent.

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