Dow Futures Wobble as U.S.-China Trade War Escalates Ahead of Critical Talks

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) posted narrow gains in aftermarket trading Wednesday, as the threat of an escalating trade war between the United States and China knocked markets off course. Dow Futures Rise; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow Futures contracts on all three major U.S. indexes rose slightly in overnight trading, with the […] The post Dow Futures Wobble as U.S.-China Trade War Escalates Ahead of Critical Talks appeared first on CCN.com

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Don't Blame the Fed or Tariffs Alone for this Stock Market Rout

Stock market investors who were expecting that the Fed would be more accommodating with its monetary policy or that trade talks between the U.S. and China would go swimmingly were in for a rude awakening. Instead, they got a one-two punch comprised of a mere quarter-point interest rate cut and threats of more tariffs on […] The post Don't Blame the Fed or Tariffs Alone for this Stock Market Rout appeared first on CCN Markets

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Dow Crosses 26,000: Is the US-China Trade Deal Enough to Revitalize the Market?

Throughout the past five days, amidst reports about the Federal Reserve’s reluctance towards raising the interest rate, the Dow Jones has breached the 26,000-point mark for the first time since March 1. The Dow suffered early last week due to the steep sell-off of the Boeing stock, which is estimated to have cost the Dow more than 300 points but it briefly broke out of 26,000 points on March 19, showing signs of a potential short-term rally. While the Dow has slightly dropped to 25,887 points, on Tuesday, the WSJ…

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