Dow Sputters to Half-Hearted Recovery as Investors Digest Fed Fallout

The Dow sputtered to a half-hearted recovery as Wall Street struggled to digest the meaning of yesterday’s shocking Fed remarks. | Source: AP Photo / Richard Drew The Dow sputtered to a half-hearted recovery on Thursday as investors grappled with the realization that, despite cutting interest rates for the first time since 2008, the US …

Dow Futures Plunge Because Earnings Are Even Worse Than Expected

Dow futures fell on Thursday as corporate earnings continue to disappoint Wall Street. Even with expectations at 13-year lows, blue-chip US companies are failing to hit the mark. IBM was the biggest drag on the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday, falling 1 percent in pre-market trading. The tech company reporting year-on-year revenue losses. Poor …

Dow Claws Higher, But Will These Trump Tweets Threaten Trade Deal?

The Dow attempted to claw to a new record high on Monday as a resilient US stock market brushed off two potential escalations to lingering risks from the US-China trade war. Dow Eyes 5-Day Winning Streak All of Wall Street’s major indices traded slightly higher during the morning session. Shortly after the opening bell, the …

Think 25% Tariffs Are Bad? Trump Slaps 456% Duty on Vietnam Steel

The widely-publicized trade war with China, in which some imports are being slapped with tariffs of 25 percent, has grabbed the headlines. The Tariff End-Run! Yet when trade war tariffs are imposed on countries, those countries don’t just sit around and take it. Either they slap tariffs on US imports or they attempt to circumvent …

Dow Rampages to Triple-Digit Gains with Trump’s ‘New World Order’

Dow Jones futures rocketed 250 points higher on Monday after Donald Trump’s whirlwind weekend of diplomacy. In a matter of days, he eased trade tensions with China, struck a friendly tone with Russia, and became the first sitting US president to step into North Korea. The string of diplomatic meetings led one commentator to christen …

Dow Roars After Trump Flinches on $300 Billion China Tariff Threat

The US stock market roared back to life on Wednesday, and the Dow shot around 100 points higher as Wall Street prepared to close the book on its best June in more than three-quarters of a century. The catalyst for today’s rally? US President Donald Trump allegedly flinched on his $300 billion tariff threat ahead …