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| 23 January, 2021, 06:30 AM IST | E-Paper
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply known as “Dow”, is a widely-watched benchmark index in the US for blue chip stocks. The DJIA is a price-weighted index that tracks 30 large, publicly-owned compa...The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply known as “Dow”, is a widely-watched benchmark index in the US for blue chip stocks. The DJIA is a price-weighted index that tracks 30 large, publicly-owned companies trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq. The index was created by Charles Dow, the founder of the Wall Street Journal in 1896 to serve as a proxy for the broader US economy.The value of the index is the sum of the price of one share of stock for each component company divided by a factor, which changes whenever one of the component stocks has a stock split or stock dividend, so as to generate a consistent value for the index.It is the second-oldest US market index after the Dow Jones Transportation Average. In 2012, the Dow Jones Indexes were bought by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. It's a joint venture between S&P Global, the controlling member, and the CME Group.

    Dow Jones

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply known as “Dow”, is a widely-watched benchmark index in the US for blue chip stocks. The DJIA is a price-weighted index that tracks 30 large, publicly-owned companies trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq. The index was created by Charles Dow, the founder of the Wall Street Journal in 1896 to serve as a proxy for the broader US economy.The value of the index is the sum of the price of one share of stock for each component company divided by a factor, which changes whenever one of the component stocks has a stock split or stock dividend, so as to generate a consistent value for the index.It is the second-oldest US market index after the Dow Jones Transportation Average. In 2012, the Dow Jones Indexes were bought by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. It's a joint venture between S&P Global, the controlling member, and the CME Group.

    Dow Jones gains, Nasdaq hits record high as holiday shopping begins

    The Nasdaq outperformed as investors favored tech-related, market-leading stocks that have fared well during the pandemic, while economically sensitive cyclical stocks weighed.

    Dow Jones jumps over 300 pts on Biden transition, rebound hopes

    Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday as the formal go-ahead for President-elect Joe Biden's transition to the White House ended weeks of political uncertainty, while Tesla surged 3.3% to cross $500 billion in market capitalization for the first time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 323.84 points, or 1.09%, at the open to 29,915.11.Dow Jones jumps over 300 pts on Biden transition, rebound hopes

    DLF debuts on Dow Jones Sustainability Index in emerging markets category

    This recognition demonstrates DLF's track record for its governance, social and environmental initiatives.

    Realty developer DLF included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    DLF is the only real estate company from India to be included in the DJSI index and it joins the ranks of 11 companies from India to be recognised for the benchmark for Corporate Sustainability.

    Wall Street closes with a modest gains on Brexit deal, stimulus hopes

    While stocks tend to perform well in the closing days of December, a phenomenon known as the Santa Claus rally, the resurgent pandemic and upcoming Senate runoffs in Georgia have clouded the outlook this year.

    S&P 500 ends slightly higher as investors bet on recovery

    Economically vulnerable cyclical stocks, which were battered by mandated shutdowns and stand to benefit most from economic recovery, were outperforming.

    S&P 500 ends lower as new COVID storm clouds overshadow stimulus passage

    "Today the market is catching its breath," said Ryan Detrick, senior market strategist at LPL Financial in Charlotte, North Carolina. "It's digesting the two big pieces of news we've gotten in the last 24 hours, the stimulus and the new COVID strain."

    S&P 500 ends lower as COVID worries lightened by stimulus

    The Nasdaq dipped slightly to join the S&P 500 in the red, but financials helped the blue-chip Dow reverse course for a modest gain.

    Wall St ends at record highs as investors eye stimulus

    Top Republicans and Democrats grew closer to agreeing on a fresh round of aid in response to a crisis that has killed nearly 309,000 Americans and thrown millions out of work.

    Wall Street closes at record highs as Netflix jumps, Biden inaugurated

    Shares of the world's largest streaming service Netflix surged 16.85% after the company said it would no longer need to borrow billions of dollars to finance its TV shows and movies.

    Nasdaq ends at record high as investors await stimulus

    Stocks traded in positive territory after the Fed promised to keep funneling cash into financial markets to fight the recession, even as policymakers' outlook for next year improved following initial rollout of a coronavirus vaccine.

    Wall St closes higher as Yellen backs more stimulus

    President-elect Joe Biden, who will be sworn into office on Wednesday, outlined a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal last week to jump-start the economy and accelerate the distribution of vaccines.

    A ‘very young’ bull market in stocks is still minting believers

    After recessions in 1992, 2002 and 2009, price-earnings ratios fell as growth resumed and stocks still managed to rise -- in each case with the help of Federal Reserve stimulus.

    Riskier the better is rallying cry of day traders going small

    While the biggest benchmarks for US equities fell, smaller and more speculative corners posted solid gains. Fueled by day traders, volume in penny stocks exploded, and bullish options saw the second-busiest day ever.

    Dow Jones jumps at open on stimulus hopes

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 158.93 points, or 0.57%, at the open to 27,940.63.

    S&P DJI to remove 21 Chinese firms from equities, bond indices

    Securities from 10 Chinese companies will be deemed ineligible from equity indices prior to the market open on Dec 21, the index provider said.

    Wall Street closes lower as banks, energy shares tumble

    The S&P 500 banks index lost ground as shares of Wells Fargo & Co, JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup Inc tumbled even though they had posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter profits. The bank sector had rallied sharply in recent days.

    Wall St ends lower as investors weigh stimulus hopes

    The Labor Department's weekly jobless report showed the number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, underscoring the impact of a resurgence in COVID-19 infections.

    Dow Jones plunges over 600 pts on rising coronavirus cases in US

    US stocks fell sharply on Monday as surging coronavirus cases and a stalemate in Washington over the next fiscal aid bill darkened the economic outlook in the run up to the Nov. 3 presidential election. New infections have touched record levels in the United States, with El Paso in Texas asking citizens to stay at home for the next two weeks. In Europe, Italy and Spain imposed new restrictions.Dow Jones plunges over 600 pts on rising coronavirus cases in US

    Wall Street closes higher on vaccine lift; S&P 500, Nasdaq at records

    Johnson & Johnson rose 1.73% to help lift both the Dow and S&P 500 after the company said it could obtain late-stage trial results of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine it is developing in January, earlier than expected.

    Nasdaq closes at record high as growth names get a lift

    The tech-heavy Nasdaq advanced to close at a record, as several of its largest constituents, including Apple and Facebook Inc, rose. Still, a decline in names such as Alphabet and Microsoft kept major averages in check.

    S&P closes higher with defensive sectors leading gains

    U.S. Treasury yields fell after rising for six straight sessions, giving a boost to rate-sensitive defensive sectors such as utilities and real estate, while economically sensitive cyclical sectors lagged.

    S&P 500 ends with slightest gain as small caps favored

    U.S. Treasury yields climbed and the small cap Russell 2000 finished up 1.8% at a record high, after outperforming throughout the session, along with the cyclical financial and energy sectors, which are heavily dependent on a strong economy for growth.

    Vedanta ranks 12 in S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index, signs pact with govt for carbon-neutrality

    Vedanta signed the declaration, along with more than twenty top private companies, which have aligned themselves with India’s commitment under the Paris Agreement.

    Wall St ends lower with Washington turmoil, earnings in view

    But some investors worried stimulus could be delayed as House Democrats introduced a resolution to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing him of inciting insurrection following a violent attack on the Capitol by his supporters.

    Wall St hits highs as slowing job growth spurs stimulus bets

    The Labor Department's closely watched report showed nonfarm payrolls increased by 245,000 jobs in November, below economists' expectations of 469,000 jobs and the smallest gain since the labor recovery started in May.

    The US markets’ strange disregard for the chaos in Washington

    The market held its gains, even as the rioters — incited by the president of the United States — stormed the Capitol and forced members of Congress to flee for safety.

    Nasdaq hits record high, S&P 500 ends lower

    Tesla was Wall Street's most traded stock by value, with about $25 billion worth of shares exchanged, according to Refinitiv data, more than double Boeing, in second place.

    US bank stocks are back in vogue on stimulus, interest-rate outlook

    ​Whether they maintain that momentum depends on the success of President-elect Joe Biden’s agenda, Federal Reserve monetary policy and how quickly Covid-19 is brought to heel.

    S&P 500 hits record as investors await fiscal deal

    Republicans and Democrats in Congress remained unable to reach agreement on fresh relief for a pandemic-hit U.S. economy, although some investors said bad economic news could spur policy makers to push harder for a deal.

    Adani Ports jumps 6% after being ranked 14th in Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index

    ​The stock is merely 1.63 per cent away from its 52-week high of Rs 405 seen a year ago.

    S&P 500, Nasdaq end at record highs on vaccine optimism

    Investors stayed focused on updates about a handful of vaccine candidates and the start of global shipments as drugmakers submit paperwork for regulatory approvals.

    S&P 500 ends down after rallying to best November ever

    IHS Markit jumped 7.4% after data giant S&P Global agreed to buy the financial information provider in a $44 billion deal that would be the biggest corporate acquisition of 2020.

    Wall Street ends higher in renewed rally on hopes of further stimulus

    The latest rally in the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq overcame labor market data early in the day that showed the U.S. economy shed jobs for the first time in eight months in December as the country buckled under the COVID-19 onslaught.

    Wall St tops new highs on Democrat-driven stimulus hopes

    The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all set new highs amid growing calls for President Donald Trump's removal, one day after Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American democracy.

    Dow, S&P 500 close higher, but pro-Trump protests weigh on gains

    "It hasn't been a sharp market drop. There have been buyers coming in as well. This is a bit shocking visually to see this unfold on television," said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment strategist at Inverness Counsel in New York.

    Dow Jones opens higher as tech megacaps advance

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 79.28 points, or 0.29%, at the open to 27,613.86.

    Wall Street closes higher; focus on Georgia election outcome

    Along with their narrow majority in the House of Representatives, a "blue sweep" of Congress could usher in larger fiscal stimulus. It could also pave the way for President-elect Joe Biden to push through greater corporate regulation and higher taxes.

    S&P 500, Dow retreat from record highs after bleak jobless data

    The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated from record closing highs, pulled lower by cyclicals and small caps that drove the rally earlier in the week.

    Wall Street ends lower on worries over Georgia elections, virus surge

    The Dow, which touched a record high earlier in the session along with the S&P 500, was also dragged down by a more than 4% fall in Boeing Co's shares after Bernstein cut its rating to "underperform," citing concerns about cash flow.

    Dow hits 30,000 on vaccine progress, Biden transition

    Of the 11 major S&P sectors, 10 gained ground, led by economically sensitive stocks such as financials, materials and energy, while industrials hit a record.

    US stocks rise on cyclical boost but megacaps curb gains

    Cyclical sectors led gains, with energy ahead by more than 5% and industrials and financials each up more than 1%, as data showed monthly business activity expanded at the fastest rate in more than five years.

    Wall Street closes lower as surging COVID-19 cases offset vaccine hopes

    Throughout the week, the ebb and flow of vaccine news and spiking infections had investors oscillating between economically-sensitive cyclical stocks and pandemic-resistant market leaders.

    Wall Street closes higher as new stimulus talks ease shutdown worries

    All three major stock indexes got a healthy boost after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had agreed to revive talks to craft a new fiscal relief package.

    S&P dividend payments to investors hit record in 2020 despite virus hit

    Dividends payments rose 0.7% to $58.28 per share from the previous record set in 2019, according to S&P Global.

    S&P 500, Dow close at record highs, dollar gains at end of tumultuous year

    "It's a quiet day with little news and low volume - an ironic end to such a tumultuous year," said David Carter, chief investment officer at Lenox Wealth Advisors in New York.

    Make sense of sensitivity: How the financial markets rode a roller coaster this year

    The stock markets across the world have also reflected the sentiments of the pandemic. A sense of fear and uncertainty about an impending recession looms over traders on stock markets who started exiting by panic-selling.

    Wall Street ends up on recovery expectation

    "The markets are saying 'what have you done for me lately?' and people are going to be focusing on what's going to happen if we see more and more restrictions due to the pandemic."

    Wall Street ends lower but crude advances as Senate weighs expanded stimulus

    All three major U.S. stock indexes oscillated, at one point following the MSCI World Stocks index to record intraday highs, but ended the session in negative territory as market participants balanced near-term challenges with longer-term hopes for economic recovery and a return to healthy demand.

    Wall Street climbs to record as fiscal aid bill signed

    U.S. equities followed their European counterparts with a broad rally, and communications services and consumer discretionary stocks led the charge.

    Tech's reign over US stock market to be tested in 2021

    A surge in technology and internet-related shares helped lift U.S. indexes to record highs this year.

    Dow Jones extends rally, rises over 400 pts as Blue Wave risks fade

    Stocks are still riding Wall Street's post-election wave Thursday, and the S&P 500 is rallying 2% toward its biggest weekly jump since April. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 475 points, or 1.7%, at 28,323, as of 9:54 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was 2.4% higher.Dow Jones extends rally, rises over 400 pts as Blue Wave risks fade

    S&P boasts record close with earnings reports adding to vaccine fueled optimism

    After a volatile trading week where the market was whipsawed between hopes and fears around the virus, Cisco Systems Inc provided the biggest boost to the S&P 500 after its quarterly report showed a work-from-home driven surge in demand.

    Wall Street ends sharply lower as pandemic fears resurge

    The blue-chip Dow was pulled down by industrial and financial companies sensitive to economic growth, with Boeing Co and Goldman Sachs each down more than 2%.

    Nasdaq closes higher with tech stocks back in favor

    After falling sharply for two days, the tech-heavy Nasdaq was boosted by "stay-at-home" stocks such as Microsoft , Inc, Apple Inc and Netflix Inc, which advanced in Wednesday's session.

    Nasdaq retreats as technology stocks lose favor

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 262.95 points, or 0.9%, to 29,420.92, the S&P 500 lost 4.97 points, or 0.14%, to 3,545.53 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 159.93 points to 11,553.86.

    Wall Street rallies on coronavirus vaccine trial results

    U.S. crude oil rose more than 8% and pushed up energy stocks while safe-haven U.S. Treasuries sold off after U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech said a large-scale trial of their vaccine showed it was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19.

    US stocks join global selloff on coronavirus cases surge, Dow Jones tumbles over 700 pts

    Wall Street stocks tumbled Wednesday, taking cues from European bourses that sank on fears of broad lockdowns in the continent to address rising coronavirus cases. The bellwether Dow Jones Industrial Average had fallen 3.1 percent, or about 840 points, around 1505 GMT, to 26,622.04. The broad-based S&P 500 also shed 3.1 percent to 3,287.40, as did the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index, which stood at 11,079.01.US stocks join global selloff on coronavirus cases surge, Dow Jones tumbles over 700 pts

    S&P 500, Dow Jones sink to late-Sept lows on virus woes

    Shares of hotels, airlines and other companies sensitive to COVID-19-related curbs fell with Wynn Resorts down 3.6% and the S&P 1500 airlines index declining 3.4%. The energy index fell as oil prices tumbled on fears of lower fuel demand.

    Wall Street ends little changed, posts big weekly gain on Washington gridlock hopes

    Biden built on narrow leads in Pennsylvania and Georgia, putting him on the verge of winning the White House, although President Donald Trump has filed lawsuits in battleground states to contest the results.

    Wall Street rises but market braced for choppy week on eve of U.S. election

    Biden leads in national opinion polls, but races are tight in battleground states that could tip the election to Trump. Analysts said the outcome most likely to shake equity markets in the near term would be no clear winner on Tuesday night.

    Tesla shares rise in busy trade ahead of S&P 500 debut

    Elon Musk's Tesla on Monday will become the most valuable company ever admitted to Wall Street's main benchmark, accounting for over 1% of the index. The shares have surged over 60% since mid-November, when its debut in the S&P 500 was announced.

    Wall Street closes lower as stimulus rally cools, Tesla volume jumps

    All three major indexes hit record highs at the opening before retreating. The S&P 500 technology index, which has led gains this week, was the biggest drag on the overall benchmark index.

    Tech slide, pandemic surge slam Wall Street, biggest weekly loss since March

    The pandemic pushed US hospitals to the brink of capacity as coronavirus cases surpassed 9 million, while the prospect of wider COVID-19 restrictions in Europe raised concerns about the economic recovery.

    Ahead of Market: 12 things that will decide stock action on Thursday

    According to Ashis Biswas, Head of Technical, CapitalVia Global Research, the market's short-term technical condition shows an upward shift in the prevailing market range, and it is likely to range between 13,550 and 13,780.

    Nasdaq ends at record high on stimulus bets, Apple boost

    Apple Inc was the top boost to the Dow and the Nasdaq, rising 4% to a more than three-month high after a report said it plans to increase iPhone production by 30% in the first half of 2021.

    S&P 500, Dow slip on earnings worries, stimulus uncertainty

    Investor sentiment sagged after the White House said a deal on COVID-19 relief could come in "weeks," meaning a deal is unlikely before the Nov. 3 election.

    S&P 500 ends down, Walt Disney weighs

    U.S. officials began to administer the vaccine developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Monday following emergency-use approval from federal regulators last week.

    Wall Street closes down on soaring virus cases, US stimulus worries

    Travel-related stocks, vulnerable to COVID-19 related curbs, fell sharply. The S&P 1500 airlines index fell about 5.6% while cruise line operators Carnival Corp fell 8.66% and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd slid 9.65%, the biggest decliner among S&P500 companies.

    S&P, Nasdaq close higher as stimulus talks in spotlight

    Uncertainty over the timeline of the relief legislation has been weighing on Wall Street's major indexes in recent sessions, with all three indexes posting declines for the week.

    Nasdaq to remove four Chinese companies' shares from indexes after US order

    The securities, which are not traded on the Nasdaq exchange, will be removed from the indexes on Dec. 21.

    Stimulus uncertainty hems in Wall Street; Disney soars

    Lawmakers have wrangled for months over a fresh fiscal stimulus package to support an economy battered by coronavirus lockdowns. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday suspended indoor dining in New York City, effective Monday.

    Wall Street closes higher, trade choppy as US stimulus talks eyed

    U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported progress in talks with the Trump administration for another round of financial aid and said legislation could be hammered out "pretty soon".

    Wall Street shakes off labor market data with stimulus in focus

    But equities moved well off lows that saw the S&P 500 down as much as 0.75% after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said talks between Republican and Democratic senators on COVID-19 relief were making "a lot of progress" with more discussions expected in the day.

    S&P edges down in choppy session as U.S. stimulus talks drag on

    White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said that while there are a number of differences between the White House and Congressional Democrats, Republican President Donald Trump was "willing to lean into" working on an agreement.

    Markets are divesting you from fossil fuels

    In 2008 energy was the S&P 500’s second-largest sector by weight, right behind information technology. Energy, one of the S&P 500’s 11 sectors, is made up entirely of oil and gas and oilfield services companies in the index, and over the past 12 years its heft has diminished.

    Wall Street shares end higher on stimulus optimism

    Uncertainty over the coronavirus aid package weighed on Wall Street's main indexes on Monday and analysts expect market turbulence to increase with only two weeks left until Election Day.

    Wall Street ends lower on stimulus uncertainty, Facebook weighs

    Investors are banking on a long-awaited relief package to help buttress an economy battered from the COVID-19 pandemic and related lockdowns that has led to millions of layoffs and overwhelmed the healthcare system.

    Asian stocks dip as pandemic concerns overshadow U.S. stimulus hopes

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan narrowed its losses from early trade, but was still down 0.02 per cent as anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic capped sentiment.

    S&P 500, Dow close higher on vaccine update, retail sales beat

    The Dow also joined the S&P in positive territory, both indexes snapping a three-day losing streak driven by halted vaccine trials and continued wrangling in Washington over a new pandemic relief package. But the Nasdaq ended the session slightly lower.

    S&P 500 ends lower as investors eye stimulus impasse

    "Going into the fall it will be difficult for unemployment to make a lot of positive headway because of the lack of stimulus," said Christopher C. Grisanti, chief equity strategist, MAI Capital Management in Cleveland.

    Wall St ends down after Mnuchin dims stimulus hopes

    Downbeat comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that a deal would not likely be made before the vote added to fragile sentiment following a mixed bag of quarterly earnings reports from major Wall Street lenders.

    Asia stocks set for small gains as U.S. advances fiscal stimulus

    MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.02 per cent. Australia’s S&P ASX 200 rose 0.26 per cent.

    Apple and Amazon drive rally on Wall Street

    Amazon rallied 4.8% ahead of its annual Prime Day shopping event on Oct. 13 and 14. Microsoft jumped 2.6%, helping lift the S&P 500 information technology index 2.7%.

    Asian shares mixed, US dollar near 2.5 years lows

    MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside of Japan were barely changed following two straight days of gains.

    Tesla’s S&P 500 entry takes away secret weapon for stock pickers

    Tesla’s entry into the S&P 500 in three weeks will rob them of that edge. The carmaker will enter as a top 10 weighting with its current market-cap of nearly $550 billion, giving it sway over the most-tracked benchmark.

    Ahead of Market: 12 things that will decide stock action on Thursday

    According to Nagaraj Shetti, Technical Research Analyst, HDFC Securities, the short-term trend of Nifty continues to be positive with rangebound action.

    Wall Street gains on Covid vaccine cheer; S&P 500 approaches another all-time high

    Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street, resuming a November rally that brought the biggest monthly gain for the S&P 500 since April. The benchmark index was up 0.9% in the early going Tuesday, putting it on track for another record high after a weak showing a day earlier. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged back closer to the 30,000 mark. Investors were encouraged to see that regulators in Europe could approve a coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech within four weeks. Treasury yields rose as investors became more optimistic about the economy.Wall Street gains on Covid vaccine cheer; S&P 500 approaches another all-time high

    Dow Jones retreats on slowing jobs growth, US-China friction

    With the benchmark index now about 1% below its record high, gains were led by utilities, communication services and real estate stocks. Energy was among the biggest decliners in morning trading.

    Tesla S&P debut to come all at once, rippling across markets

    The electric-vehicle maker would be the seventh-biggest company in the S&P 500 at its current market value, falling between Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Visa Inc.

    Asian shares open higher following stellar month of gains

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.26 per cent on Tuesday after closing the month 9 per cent higher, the best November since 2001. Japan's Nikkei and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 were each 0.9 per cent higher, while South Korea was up 1.4 per cent.

    Wall Street ends higher as Trump boosts hopes of stimulus

    The S&P 500 energy index led sector percentage gains, rising 3.8% on the day, following a jump in oil prices. The Russell 2000 small-cap index was up 1.1%

    Dow Jones recoups losses as financials, energy gain

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.73 points, or 0.01 per cent, at 25,444.21.

    Vaccine adoption rate is the wildcard for Wall Street rally

    Delays in vaccine distribution or widespread refusal to be vaccinated would allow the virus to continue to circulate longer and delay the development of herd immunity, which occurs when enough people in a population have some protection that prevents the easy spread of a disease.

    Wall Street ends down 1% after Trump calls off coronavirus economic relief talks

    The S&P 500 fell to a session low shortly after the tweet, taking the index down more than 2% from its session high. Airline shares also tumbled, with United Airlines ending down 3.6% on the day, and the Cboe Volatility index climbed to a session high.

    Wall Street gains as Trump to leave hospital, investors hope for stimulus

    After data last week showed an unexpected slowdown in the domestic manufacturing sector in September, figures on Monday showed activity in the broader services industry pulled above levels that prevailed before the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Dow Jones climbs on upbeat economic outlook

    Tthe Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 154.52 points, or 0.59 per cent, at 26,234.62.

    Dow Jones flat after three-day rally

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 25.50 points, or 0.10 per cent, at 26,264.48.

    Ahead of Market: 12 things that will decide stock action on Thursday

    Mazhar Mohammad of said that the index could turn sideways only if it manages to defend the recent low of 12,833 in Thursday's trade.

    Wall Street closes higher as stimulus talks progress

    But the indexes pared gains after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned the sides remain "far apart" in their talks.

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