Nasdaq, S&P hit record highs as tech, health stocks rise
Nasdaq, S&P hit record highs as tech, health stocks rise
Daily September E-mini S&P 500 Index
20 July, 2017, 02:37
US crude oil +0.4% at $46.60/bbl.
The Dow is up 1,878.15 points, or 9.5 percent.
Building permits, an indicator of future housing demand, had been expected to climb to a rate of 1.200 million.
European markets showed weakness after London closed lower on poor performances by banking and mining stocks.British banks such as Barclays fell due to the disappointing trading figures from Goldman Sachs in the United States, while miners slipped after Rio Tinto cut its full-year guidance for iron ore shipments.The best performer is British Land Company, up 3.2% after it announced a £300m share buyback plan, followed by Royal Mail, which is up nearly 3% after the company reported a 1% rise in revenues in the three months to 25 June.
All three major USA stock indices finished at new records, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.3 percent to 21,640.75, edging past a prior record set earlier this month by three points. The last time the three indexes closed at records on the same day was June 2. Housing starts totalled 1.215 million in Jun, surpassing the 1.16 million expected.
Morgan Stanley reported better-than-expected second-quarter results across the board, with trading revenue coming in above expectations.
Specifically, the EIA said in its weekly report that crude oil inventories fell by 4.7 million barrels in the week ended July 14.
Daily September E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average
Reflecting the strength in the energy sector, the Philadelphia Oil Service Index surged up by 4.3%, the NYSE Arca Natural Gas Index jumped by 2.9% and the NYSE Arca Oil & Gas Index advanced by 1.5%.
Both the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 set record closing highs. While on the Dow, IBM reported mixed quarterly results.
Tech stocks rose 2.2 per cent in their best daily performance since September past year, as chipmakers ASM and STMicro followed ASML higher.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.7 per cent while blue chips climbed 0.6 per cent.
SHANGHAI - While European stocks rebounded modestly, there were bigger gains in Asia and emerging markets. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, inched up by less than a basis point to 2.268%. Many investors will be closely watching the European Central Bank's meeting Thursday for clues about when the central bank will exit its huge stimulus program.
Traders are also likely to keep an eye on reports on weekly jobless claims, leading economic indicators, and Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity.
Celebrity Defector Reappears in N. Korea
But the official said local authorities were probably researching her escape route and whether she was forced to return. Authorities have not been able to confirm if the woman in the video is Ms Lim but believe she has crossed the border.
United Nations "deeply disappointed" by attack that killed at least 20 civilians who had fled fighting in country's southwest. Yemen's internationally recognised government confirmed that around 20 people were killed, including women and children.
Actress Evan Rachel Wood , in particular, was appalled at Affleck's long-ago comment, tweeting: "Try getting raped in a scene". Wood responded accordingly, "I'm sure he just thought it was a amusing , but even jokes like that are damaging", she said.
To add to the stress, Kaling is gearing up for the release of two films this year: A Wrinkle in Time and Ocean's Eight . Mindy previously dated her The Office co-star BJ Novak from 2005 to 2007, and writer Benjamin Nugent from 2009 to 2012.
Protesters gathered in front of the US Capitol to tell lawmakers they want them to protect net neutrality regulation. The rule made it possible for the FCC to regulate telecommunications companies in order to enforce net neutrality.
Piers Morgan has offered some sage advice to Ed Sheeran after he quit Twitter in the wake of his Game Of Thrones cameo . The presenter then offered Sheeran some advice, saying: "Ed come on mate - you're tougher than this".
Selzer adds that the poor numbers, however, don't reflect negatively on the party as a whole - other Democrats are polling well. He brushed off an ABC/Washington Post poll over the weekend showing his approval rating down at 36 percent.
BidaskClub upgraded Enable Midstream Partners, from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:MMLP) performed nicely this week, continuing its impressive near-term upward movement.
" I made her FaceTime my whole family. fooled everyone ", she wrote in an Instagram selfie with wax Kylie. Gather 'round, everyone, because it's time to dissect yet another tragic celebrity wax figure.
According to USDA, the World Organization for Animal Health has recognized the United States as having "negligible risk for BSE". Atypical BSE is different, and it generally occurs in older cattle - usually at eight years of age or greater.
There were no security cameras on the premises, so investigators are following other leads, according to Gudmundson. The chief deputy also wouldn't say whether they believe it was one person or several who were involved.
Apple patents new emergency iPhone feature
Plus, rumor has it that upcoming iPhones may have finicky fingerprint sensors but rely on facial recognition. The company did not respond to CNN's request for comment.
Cowboys Garrett Voices Support For Ezekiel Elliott
However, the case is expected to be suspended due to a lack of cooperation from the victim, according to WFAA-TV's Rebecca Lopez . Elliott was not arrested and police did not name Elliott or anyone else as suspects in the alleged assault.
US Military Leases Trump Tower Office for $130K a Month
The apartment's owner is Alabama businessman Joel Anderson. "Its operations are separate from those of the Secret Service". The government said the owner of the space isn't affiliated with the Trump Organization but does sit on the tower's board.
Is This the Most British Airline Safety Video Ever?
The highlight of the video comes at the end, when the brilliant Rowan Atkinson appears and does his always-hilarious Mr. British Airways has teamed up with some of the U.K.'s most beloved celebrities for a new pre-flight safety video.
John McCain's surgery 'may be more serious than admitted'
Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, has announced that the vote to replace the Affordable Care Act will not begin until McCain's return. I certainly hope that he's okay and experiences a quick and full recovery, but it just doesn't sound all that minor.