Stocks dive as United States proposes more China tariffs; Dow falls 620
07 April, 2018, 01:01 | Author: Teresa Adams
The stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Thursday was Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Only two of the most active US stocks premarket were higher.
The U.S. and China have recently engaged in tit-for-tat tariff announcements, although traders seem optimistic that the threats are only a precursor to negotiations of a trade agreement between the two countries.
The S&P 500 posted one new 52-week high and eight new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 30 new highs and 89 new lows. Boeing was last down 2 percent while Caterpillar was down 0.7 percent.
Hedge fund manager Doug Kass, who runs Seabreeze Partners Management Inc, said he was shorting the Standard & Poor's 500."The hastily crafted policy like we have seen from Trump over the last two, three days and now tonight in a world that is flat and ever-more interconnected is risky".
President Donald Trump's administration spent the past few days reassuring investors that it's not rushing into a trade war, and China's government has done the same. Friday's jobs report failed to settle markets, as payrolls missed estimates and unemployment ticked up slightly in March, interrupting the market's rally from lows seen early in the week. Friday's downdraft also came amid a jobs report for March that produced a weaker-than-expected headline figure, showing the US economy added just 103,000 jobs versus forecasts for a rise of 170,000.
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Economists had expected an increase of about 205,000 jobs compared to the addition of 235,000 jobs originally reported for the previous month. This year's performance is 2.08% while this quarter's performance is -2.23%. The lower yields mean banks can't make as much money from lending, and that sent bank stocks lower. Silver edged up 1 cent to $16.36 an ounce. The Philadelphia semiconductor index fell 0.54 per cent.
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Despite big swings in stocks, trading activity in USA equity options was muted as expectations for strong corporate earnings quelled the urge to load up on contracts that benefit from a surge in market volatility.
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Knebel threw a 95 miles per hour fastball for ball two, then stumbled to the ground and left with the assistance of trainers. The pregame festivities featured, among other things, a bald eagle landing on the field as a symbol for the United States.
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Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was not happy about his team's performance after the game ( Herald Bulletin): "Yeah, I'm mad". IN will be tasked with taking out another one of the league's top teams, the Toronto Raptors, Friday night.
Behind this front temperatures are going to drop throughout the day on Saturday falling into the mid 50s during the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly fair and not as cold as last night; most places will see a low in the 40s early tomorrow morning.
That has provoked anger in China , while there are doubts that the tariffs will succeed in changing Beijing's behaviour. Farm Belt, where voters supported President Donald Trump , according to people familiar with the plans for retaliation.
The world number 34 celebrated wildly, running down towards the green, but rolled his left ankle badly in the process. Jack Nicklaus' grandson, who was caddying for the six-time Masters victor , made a hole-in-one at No. 9.
Duterte shuts 'cesspool' tourist isle for six months
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