Stocks – Market Ends Mixed; September Looks Bullish for Wall Street By Investing.com

© Reuters. Investing.com – Stocks finished the day little changed, but that might be good news. The market’s performance suggested some confidence. The finished down 0.07%. The was up 0.14% for its eighth-straight gain. The was off 0.22%, with the Index down 0.31%. And losses trimmed by the close. Meanwhile, September is proving a good month for stocks overall, potentially the best September since 2010. The S&P 500 is up 2.77%, with the Dow up 3.1% and the Nasdaq 2.69%. With the close, the averages were near all-time highs. The…

“Count Draghila” Sends Euro Bank Stocks Flying By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Geoffrey Smith Investing.com — Bank stocks led a charge higher by Europe’s markets on Friday, in a broad risk-on move that was also supported by hopes for some trade détente between the U.S. and China. The ECB’s measures led to risk-free yields across the euro zone trending higher, something that helps the profits that banks make by accepting short-term money from depositors and the central bank and lending longer-term money to homeowners and businesses. At the same time, although the package was less than many had expected,…

Top 3 Things to Watch By Investing.com

© Reuters. Investing.com – Here are the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow. 1. Last Inflation Numbers Ahead of Fed Market participants look ahead to the release of consumer inflation data due Thursday at 8:30 AM ET (12:30 GMT). Economists forecast that measured by the consumer price index (CPI) in August slowed to 0.1% from 0.3% the prior month, while the core CPI, which excludes volatile food and energy price, slowed to 0.2% from 0.3% a month earlier. That would bring year-over-year CPI growth to an unchanged 1.8%…

Higher Rates, Tech Weakness Limit Wall Street Gains By Investing.com

© Reuters. Investing.com – Stocks struggled for most of the day until a late round of buying offset rising interest rates and weakness in big tech stocks. The turned a small loss into a 1-point gain, or 0.03%. The rose 0.3% or 74 points. Meanwhile, the fell 0.04%. The index, however, dropped 0.23% in part because of Apple’s announcement of pricing for its new TV streaming and game services. Netflix (NASDAQ:), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:), Roku (NASDAQ:), and Walt Disney (NYSE:) were all lower. Apple (NASDAQ:) moved up about 1.2%. Interest rates…

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.35% By Investing.com

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.35% Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tokyo, the added 0.35% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the were NSK Ltd. (T:), which rose 7.21% or 65.0 points to trade at 966.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (T:) added 5.94% or 50.0 points to end at 892.0 and Fukuoka Financial Group,…