Dow Struggles as US Stock Market Wrestles with Cooling Trump Economy

The Dow and wider U.S. stock market struggled for direction Thursday after talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un ended abruptly, raising the specter of a new confrontation with the hermit kingdom. Better than expected GDP data failed to stoke investor optimism after it became apparent that economic growth had slowed considerably from the first half of 2018.

Dow Struggles to Hold Above 26,000

All of Wall Street’s major indexes struggled, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average swung back below 26,000 through the morning session. The tepid start to the day reflects a rocky pre-market session for Dow futures.

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Dow Plunges 150 Points as Trump Adviser Questions Trade Deal Progress

The Dow and U.S. stock market traded sharply lower on Wednesday amid reports that Washington’s top trade adviser was in an “uncomfortable bind” over President Trump’s apparent softening on China.

Dow Slips – S&P 500 and Nasdaq Follow

All of Wall Street’s major indexes headed for steep losses in morning trade, reflecting a rocky pre-market for Dow futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 151 points, or 0.6%, to 25,906.74. The blue-chip index fell by as much as 180 points earlier in the session.

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Why Nasdaq’s Real-Time Crypto Data Portal Might Soon List Ripple

Ripple (XRP) is on a winning streak right now. Yesterday, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency jumped 12% higher after Coinbase confirmed it would list XRP on its Coinbase Pro platform. Now there’s an XRP index in the works, and there’s a good chance it will be listed on the Nasdaq, the world’s second-biggest stock exchange. Bitcoin … Read more

Dow Drops Toward 26,000 as US Housing Slowdown Sparks Recession Fears

The Dow and U.S. stock market traded lower on Tuesday after government data showed housing starts tanked in December, highlighting extensive damage to the real estate sector since interest rates began to rise.

Dow Weakens – S&P 500 & Nasdaq Follow

All of Wall Street’s major indexes showed weakness through the early part of trading Tuesday, reflecting tepid pre-market conditions for Dow futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 67 points, or 0.3%. to 26,024.55. Less than half of the index’s 30 members traded lower, though big losses for Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) and Home Depot Inc. (HD) offset more modest gains elsewhere.

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Why Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Index is a Bigger Deal Than Most People Realize

On February 11, Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange, launched Bitcoin and Ethereum indices to present accurate prices of the two leading crypto assets. Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Index a Likely Precursor to Crypto Investment Products According to cryptocurrency analyst Alex Ziupsnys, the introduction of the crypto indices of Nasdaq could lead to the approval of a … Read more

Walmart Stock Surges on Blowout Earnings, Dow Ain’t Biting

The Dow and U.S. stock market were stuck in neutral on Tuesday despite a blowout earnings report from Walmart, a sign that traders were treading more cautiously ahead of a slew of macroeconomic indicators later in the week. Dow Struggles for Direction Wall Street’s benchmarks traded tepidly through the morning session, mirroring a relatively uneventful … Read more

Don’t Blame Crypto: Nvidia’s Collapsing Stock Could Kill Nasdaq’s Winning Streak

The Nasdaq Composite Index is on the verge of breaking out of its bear market. With a rebound of 12.9% since the infamous Christmas Eve massacre, tech stocks are on fire. But the winning streak could be halted by Nvidia’s earnings report tonight. Chipmaker Nvidia sent an unprecedented early warning to investors last month, bracing … Read more

This Stock Exploited a NASDAQ Loophole to Gain a Staggering 3,000%(+) in Under 7 Days

Phunware is a company that has largely posted losses. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company lost almost $26 million in 2017 and another $3 million during the first half of 2018. Nonetheless, the last couple of months have seen wild trading for PHUN. PHUN Hits $550 A Share – With Most Outstanding Shares … Read more

Dow Triumphs But a Skeptical Harvard Professor Warns of a Market Collapse

On February 12, the Dow Jones surged by more than 500 points by 1.49 percent following optimistic forecasts on U.S.-China trade talks. The S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, and Dow Jones all recorded strong gains in the past month, recovering by nearly 6 percent in a short time frame. However, Mark Wu, a Harvard Law School … Read more

Dow Futures Dive, But This Analyst Says the Bitcoin Price’s Outlook is Even More Bleak

The US stock market appears ready to extend Wednesday’s declines into Thursday, with Dow futures flashing triple-digit declines ahead of the opening bell. Prices remain flat in the cryptocurrency market, but even one rabidly-bullish strategist has warned that bitcoin could endure another sell-off within the near future. Dow Futures Slide as Guidance Cuts Mount As … Read more