S&P 500

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Market closed
% change
+0.22%
Value
2736.27
Change
+6.07
As of 13:21 18 Nov 2018

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Mixed day for Wall Street

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The S&P 500 swung between gains and losses following conflicting statements by the US President on a trade deal with China, while weakness in chipmaker Nvidia weighed on the Nasdaq.

President Donald Trump said the US may not have to impose further tariffs on China, but added the situation was still not acceptable to him.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 123.95 points, or 0.49%, to 25,413.22, the S&P 500 gained 5.94 points, or 0.22% to 2,736.14, and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 11.16 points, or 0.15%, to 7,247.87.

S&P, Dow rise after Trump comments on trade

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The S&P 500 and the Dow gained on Friday, after US President Donald Trump said that the US may not need to impose further tariffs on Chinese imports as the world's two largest economies continue to work on an agreement to eliminate trade tensions.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 171.44 points to 25,460.71, the S&P 500 gained 9.66 points, rising to 2,739.86 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 9.01 points, to 7,250.03.

Wall Street opens lower

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US stocks have opened lower as technology companies suffer sharp losses after disappointing forecasts from chip companies Nvidia and Applied Materials.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 46.92 points at the open to 25,242.35. The S&P 500 opened lower by 11.66 points at 2,718.54. The Nasdaq Composite also dropped at the opening bell.

Wall Street closes higher

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US stock indexes have closed higher after a report that US trade representative Robert Lighthizer has informed industry executives that the next round of tariffs on Chinese imports has been put on hold.

Even though that report was later scotched by Mr Lighthizer's spokesman, the Dow Jones Industrial Average still closed up 208 points or 0.83% at 25,289.

The S&P 500 gained 28 points, or 1.06% to close at 2,730.

And the Nasdaq Composite added 122 points, or 1.72% to end at 7,259.

Wall Street gains after China tariffs report

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US stocks reversed early losses to rise after the Financial Times reported that US trade representative Robert Lighthizer has told industry executives that the next round of tariffs on Chinese imports has been put on hold.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 150 points at 25,230, the S&P 500 was up 24 points, at 2,725 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 102 points at 7,246.

Wall Street under pressure from Brexit concerns and weak earnings

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US stocks struggle as a rebound by tech companies from this week's sharp losses is outweighed by Brexit-related concerns and a batch of weak results.

Department store chain Dillard's fell 13.7% after reporting third-quarter results, and shares in Walmart gave up gains to trade down 1.5%.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 110 points at 24,970, the S&P 500 was down was down 3 points at 2,698 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 14 points at 7,150.

Wall Street closes down

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Wall Street's major stock indexes slipped at the close

"A cocktail of uncertainty regarding global growth as well as trade-related issues has put market speculators on their heels," said Chad Morganlander, senior portfolio manager at Washington Crossing Advisors.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 205 points to 25,081, the S&P 500 lost 14 points, falling to 2,708 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 65 points to 7,136.

Wall Street opens higher after inflation rise

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US stocks have opened higher after consumer prices in October rose as expected, keeping the Federal Reserve on track for gradual interest rate hikes.

A rebound in oil prices lifted energy stocks.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 101.59 points to 25,388.08. The S&P 500 opened higher by 15.72 points at 2,737.90. The Nasdaq Composite gained 64.52 points, rising to 7,265.39.

Wall Street ends lower

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Wall Street has ended lower as sharp falls in both Goldman and Apple combined to hit investor confidence.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 602.12 points, or 2.32%, to 25,387.18, the S&P 500 lost 54.79 points, or 1.97%, to 2,726.22 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 206.03 points, or 2.78% to 7,200.87.