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Dow Jones Jumps 500 Points to All-Time High as Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged

With yesterday’s historic high, the Dow Jones extends its Q4 rally to more than 10%. On the other hand, the technology sector also makes a fresh all-time high. In a historic surge, the Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new record by closing above 37,000 points for the first time. The Federal Reserve’s indication of multiple rate cuts in the coming year was the major catalyst behind the move. The 30-stock Dow soared by 512.30 points, or 1.40%, finishing at 37,090.24, surpassing its...

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Dow Futures Slightly Up after closing at New 2023 High, Treasury Yields Remain Flat

Stock futures are mixed after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed its best month in more than a year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to a new high for the year on Thursday. This marked a stellar month-end performance amidst signs of reduced inflation and robust earnings reports. Climbing by 520 points, or 1.47%, the Dow closed at 35,950.89, surpassing its previous peak set in August. Similarly, the S&P 500 added 0.4% to hit 4,567.80, while the Nasdaq Composite dipped...

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US Treasury Yields Mixed as Market Anticipates October Jobs Report

As investors and analysts await the official jobs report for October, the 2-year and 10-year Treasury yields moved in opposite directions. US Treasury yields came in varied on Friday as investors wait on the jobs report for October for an indication of the labor market and the effect of interest rates. While the 2-year Treasury climbed by more than two basis points to 4.9974%, the 10-year Treasury yield fell to 4.6658%, losing less than one basis point. The market expects October’s job...

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Bitcoin Mining Stocks Skyrocket as BTC Price Hovers Around $35K

The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) and Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) equity indexes advanced for the second consecutive day. Bitcoin (BTC) mining stocks enjoyed significant gains on Thursday as the price of the coin hovers around $35,000, its highest level in over 17 months. Bitcoin Mining Stocks’ Strong Performance According to reports, US-listed mining companies such as Marathon Digital Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: MARA), Riot Blockchain Inc (NASDAQ: RIOT), and CleanSpark Inc (NASDAQ: CLSK)...

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Dow Jones Rallies 500 Points while Bitcoin Remains Flattish

Investors will be eyeing major announcements ahead this week such as jobs report, Federal Reserve rate decision, and Apple’s earnings.  On Monday, October 30, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX: .DJI) gained by over 511 points or 1.58%, ending the trading at 32,928.96. This was the biggest single-day gain market by the index, after June 2023. The S&P 500 saw a robust 1.2% surge, reaching 4,166.82, marking its most substantial gain since late August. Simultaneously, the Nasdaq...

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10-Year US Treasury Yields Surge Past 5% Again, Dow Futures Crash 200 Points

Rise in the US Treasury Yields put pressure on the market resulting into bearish weekly start on Wall Street. Yields surge past 5% with Fed planning for higher-than-longer interest rates. Macro pressure continues to hover over Wall Street as the 10-year US Treasury yields surged higher even today on Monday, October 23. The treasury yields continue to hover at multi-year highs as investors prepare for higher-for-longer interest rates from the Federal Reserve. Around 5:54 a.m. ET, the...

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US Stock Futures Go Lower as Q3 Earnings Season Picks Up Steam

The US stock futures were slightly down early this morning as the third-quarter earnings season gained momentum. According to reports, futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX: .DJI) lost 46 points, or 0.13%, S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP: .INX) fell 0.13%, and Nasdaq 100 futures were also down 0.12%. US Stock Futures: Monday’s Optimistic Performance During Monday’s primary trading session, the major stock averages managed to close in the green, defying expectations as...

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US Weekly Jobless Claims Increased Moderately to 207,000

Market participants have been particularly attentive to any signals that the Federal Reserve may continue to raise interest rates. A recent report from the Labor Department has revealed that initial filings for jobless claims or unemployment benefits for the week ended September 30th reached a seasonally adjusted 207,000. While this statistic represents a 2000 rise over the previous figure, it fell short of the Dow Jones consensus projection of 210,000, indicating that the job market...

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Dow Jones Tanks 400 Points amid Interest Rate Spike, Turns Negative for 2023

Analysts have warned that the rise in the bond yields could pose significant challenge to equity market and other risky investments like crypto. On Tuesday, October 3, the US equity market came under major selling pressure as the US 10-year Treasury Yield surged to the levels last seen 16 years ago in 2007. The surge in interest rates has raised concerns about freezing the housing market and pushing the economy into recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average experienced its most...

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US Stocks Stumble as Consumer Confidence Dips and Bond Yields Rise

Concerns about higher interest rates can lead to reduced borrowing, higher financing costs, and a potential slowdown in economic activity. On Tuesday, September 27, the US stocks experienced a significant dip as bond yields inched up and consumer confidence declined for the second consecutive month in September. The Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ: .IXIC), S&P 500 Index (INDEXSP: .INX), and Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX: .DJI) all faced declines, with the latter plummeting...

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