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Stock market today: Wall Street's record-breaking rally slams the brakes on worries about trade

Jul. 17, 2024 09:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s record-setting rally ran into a wall Wednesday as worries about worsening trade tensions with China slammed some of the market’s biggest winners of the year. The S&P 500 was 0.9% lower, a day after setting an all-time high for the 38th time...

Stock market today: Asian stocks slip, while Australian index tracks Wall St rally to hit record

Jul. 17, 2024 02:15 AM EDT

Asian stocks were mostly lower Wednesday even as investors wagered that the Federal Reserve will come ahead with a cut to interest rates, while Australia’s benchmark hit a new record. U.S. futures were mixed and oil prices were little changed. In Tokyo, the Nikkei...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday, 7/16/2024

Jul. 16, 2024 16:45 PM EDT

U.S. stocks rose to records after several big companies delivered better-than-expected profits for the spring. The S&P 500 climbed 0.6% Tuesday to top its all-time high set last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average leaped 1.8% a day after setting its own record, and the Nasdaq...

Omnicom: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 16, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $328.1 million. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had net income of $1.65. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and amortization costs, were $1.95...

Charles Schwab falls; Match Group, UnitedHealth rise, Tuesday, 7/16/2024

Jul. 16, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Tuesday: Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW), down $7.64 to $67.43. The financial services firm met earnings forecasts but came up short in other metrics closely watched by Wall Street. Bank of...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jul. 16, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for August delivery fell $1.15 to $80.76 per barrel Tuesday. Brent crude for September delivery fell $1.12 to $83.73 per barrel. Wholesale gasoline for August delivery fell 1 cent to $2.48 a gallon. August heating oil fell 4 cents to $2.47 a gallon. August...

UnitedHealth sticks to 2024 outlook despite strong quarter with costs from massive cyberattack high

Jul. 16, 2024 10:45 AM EDT

UnitedHealth topped second-quarter forecasts but remains cautious about the year as it continues to eat costs from a massive cyberattack and deals with rising medical expenses. The health care giant on Tuesday said it was sticking with an earnings forecast for 2024 it first laid out...

Stock market today: Asian stocks are mixed after Dow sets a new record

Jul. 16, 2024 00:30 AM EDT

Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday as investors grappled with the weak economic data from China and waited to see the outcome of a top Communist Party policy meeting in Beijing. U.S. futures rose while oil prices fell. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.6% to...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday, 7/15/2024

Jul. 15, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

U.S. stocks ticked to the edge of records as Wall Street’s momentum keeps pushing it upward. The S&P 500 climbed 0.3% Monday but finished just shy of its all-time high set last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5% to its own record, while the Nasdaq composite added...

Macy's, Burberry fall; Trump Media, Tesla rise, Monday, 7/15/2024

Jul. 15, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Monday: Trump Media & Technology Group Corp. (DJT), up $9.69 to $40.58. A federal judge dismissed the stolen documents case against Donald Trump just days after a weekend assassination attempt on the...