Fears of the spreading delta variant of the coronavirus prompted a slide in stocks on Monday. Airlines, hotels, cruise ships, and other tourism-based companies had some of the biggest stock losses.
The benchmark index climbed 0.13% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 210 points, or 0.61%.
The rush into silver futures Monday created confusion amid Wall Street chaos, with some retail traders on Reddit calling the surge in commodity prices a “false flag.”
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Robinhood, the online trading platform at the center of a speculative frenzy involving shares of GameStop, AMC and other flailing companies, told its customers Thursday that it would be allowing “limited buys” of these companies starting Friday.
Robinhood and other online trading platforms moved to restrict trading in GameStop and other stocks that have soared recently due to rabid buying by smaller investors.
Trading volume has surged in shares of GameStop, AMC Entertainment, as well as Bed Bath & Beyond and BlackBerry, stunning Wall Street firms betting that those stocks would fall.
Wall Street professionals were counting on GameStop’s stock price to plunge - but an army of smaller investors rallied on Reddit to beat the pros and support the struggling retail chain.
What’s not yet clear is whether DoorDash can keep the momentum going even if delivery demand eases in a post-pandemic world.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time on Nov. 24 as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden will finally begin.
Markets are banking on Tuesday's election leading to split control of Congress, which could mean low tax rates, lighter regulation on businesses and other policies that investors like remain the status quo.
Much of Wednesday's strength for Wall Street was due to big gains for technology stocks. Investors have increasingly seen these stocks as some of the safer bets in the market, able to grow their profits even in a pandemic as more of daily life shifts online.
President Donald Trump says he has instructed aides to stop negotiating on another round of COVID-19 relief until after the election.
U.S. equity futures plunged by more than 1.6%, or 500 Dow points after President Trump confirmed through a tweet that he and the first lady tested positive for coronavirus.
The financial sector was hit hard Monday following a report alleging that a number of banks have continued to profit from illicit dealings with disreputable people and criminal networks.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 629 points, or 2.5%, at 24,975, as of 9:48 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was down 1.5%. The losses were widespread, with 98% of the stocks in the S&P 500 lower
Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street Thursday as coronavirus cases increase again, deflating recent optimism that the economy could recover quickly as lockdowns ease.
U.S. equity markets fought for gains Tuesday after President Trump threatened to deploy the military to quell violence and looting in cities across America after the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis.
ISM Manufacturing rose to 43.1 in May.
U.S. equity markets curbed the bulk of their losses Friday after President Trump announced a new wave of crackdown efforts on China, but stopped short of instituting new sanctions or upending the trade deal between the two countries.