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Dow Storms Back as Trade War Tailspin Forces Fed’s Hand

The Dow Jones stormed into recovery mode as traders found a silver lining in the trade war – more Federal Reserve interest rate cuts. | Source: Drew Angerer / Getty Images / AFP The Dow Jones stormed into recovery mode on Tuesday following its worst loss of the year as traders searched for – and found – a silver lining in the alarming escalation in the US-China trade war. Dow Recovers from Grisly 2.9% Crash All of Wall Street’s major indices took a bite out of their August 5 losses….

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Stock Market’s Stuck, Revisits 2018 Levels from When Trade War Began

The Trump stock market has stagnated. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 are revisiting levels from before the president’s first tariffs in 2018. | Source: Shutterstock With both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 hitting record highs recently, you would be forgiven for thinking that Donald Trump’s stock market has been a runaway success. However, the recent trade war turmoil has shed light on an extraordinary fact: the Dow and S&P have gone nowhere since the tariffs began in 2018. The stock market is now back at the same level it…

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Dow Implodes After China Bares Its Trade War Fangs

The Dow careened more than 720 points lower as Wall Street scrambled to digest China’s devastating trade war escalations. | Source: AP Photo / Mark Lennihan The Dow Jones is getting pummeled again, down 721 points (2.72%) as a significant global move from risk comes on the back of a fresh escalation in Trump’s trade war with China. Beijing has mounted its most vigorous response yet, weaponizing the yuan and making an official point to avoid US agricultural exports. Dow Jones Ravaged By Flight From Risk The Dow Jones is…

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Dow Flat-Lines as U.S. Economy Shows Stability at the End of Q2

The Dow struggled to keep pace with the broader U.S. stock market on Monday, as shares of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) weighed on the blue-chip index. The U.S. economy appears to have stabilized at the end of the second quarter, raising cautious optimism that policymakers won’t have to resort to drastic measures to boost growth. Dow Lags S&P 500, Nasdaq The Dow underperformed the wider stock market. | Source: Yahoo Finance All of Wall Street’s major indexes reported gains Monday afternoon, mirroring a positive pre-market…

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Dow Suddenly Recovers After Fed Chair Powell Tees Up a Rate Cut

The Dow executed a sudden recovery on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell appeared to signal that the US central bank will capitulate to Wall Street’s rabid desire – and President Trump’s frequent demands – for an interest rate cut. Dow Mounts Swift Rebound The US stock market coiled itself for a collective step forward at the opening bell, brushing off three consecutive losses for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. As of 9:16 am ET, DJIA futures had gained 100 points or 0.37%, implying a gain of 98.51 points….

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Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Smash All-Time Highs in Record-Breaking Day

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out at an all-time high today at 26,966, as did the S&P 500 at 2,995.82, and the Nasdaq at 8,170.23 – just shy of its intraday high. The Incredible Rising Stock Market The Dow Jones is now up 43 percent since Election Day of 2016, reflecting the country’s optimism at Donald Trump’s stewardship of the economy, as well as favorable tax policy and earnings growth. Presidents do not control the stock market. Their economic policies can influence both perception and actions. In the case…

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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 Trump’s “new world order.” Whether it’s political theater ahead of Trump’s re-election campaign or meaningful progress, traders reacted positively, sending the Dow into a triple-digit surge and the stock market into a broad recovery. Dow…

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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 of his G20 parley with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Dow Soars as Stock Market Claws Back Tuesday’s Losses All of Wall Street’s major indices rallied during the Wednesday morning session. By 9:44 am ET, the…

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Stock Market Eyes Best June in 80 Years But Iran Could Spoil Dow’s Party

By CCN Markets: The Dow Jones has fared surprisingly well this year despite simmering US-China trade tensions, gaining nearly 15% heading into the final week of June. The stock market’s latest rally puts it on track to record its best June since 1938. But the enormous stock market rally faces a new threat – the Trump administration’s decision to increase sanctions on Iran. The Dow Jones is headed toward a record June, but Iran sanctions could derail the rally. | Source: Yahoo! Finance Brian Hook, the US special representative to…

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Dow Ignores Trump’s Threat to Slam China With Double Tariffs

By CCN Markets: The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded flat on Monday, despite ominous trade warnings from the White House over the weekend. In an interview with ABC News on Sunday night, Trump said he was ready to go all in on tariffs in a bid to twist China’s arm. The president threatened to double the value of Chinese goods subject to tariffs from $250 billion to over half-a-trillion. “We have … right now, we’re getting 25 percent on $250 billion. And in the end, we’re going to get probably…

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