Wall Street reversed course to trade lower on Friday afternoon after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer raised the specter of a rate hike as soon as next month.
Wall Street was lower on Wednesday, led by declines in technology and defensive stocks as investors weighed up the possibility of a rate hike in the coming months.
U.S. stock rose on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq hitting a record intraday high, led by technology companies and as robust housing market data strengthened the case for a firming economy.
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Wall Street recovered earlier losses on Monday as gains in healthcare stocks offset a slide in the energy sector.
Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
The Dow Jones and S&P 500 were lower on Friday afternoon, pulled down by energy stocks as oil prices dropped, while the Nasdaq was little changed as Applied Materials boost technology stocks.
U.S. stocks ended up slightly on Thursday as Brent oil's rise above $50 a barrel boosted energy shares and an upbeat outlook lifted Wal-Mart <WMT.N> to a 14-month high.
U.S. stocks were lower on Wednesday as investors held off from making big bets ahead of the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting.
Oil's near week-long rally was under pressure on Wednesday after an unexpected drawdown in U.S. crude and gasoline stocks was offset by worries that Saudi Arabia was cranking output to record highs even as OPEC talked of ways to ease a global glut.
U.S. stocks slipped to their lowest in two weeks on Tuesday after New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said an interest rate hike in September was possible.
U.S. stock indexes climbed to all-time highs on Monday, building on their record-setting rallies of the past few weeks, as raw materials stocks surged.
Market insight as U.S. averages hit fresh highs.
Wall Street retreated from record levels on Wednesday after a drop in oil prices pressured energy stocks, while shares of Walt Disney surged on its results and an acquisition.
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq came off their record highs on Tuesday as weak oil prices partially offset the gains in healthcare and technology stocks.
The rising dollar coupled with falling oil and corporate profits are a sign to review your sector exposure.
Wall Street was little changed on Thursday as investors were wary of making big bets ahead of Friday's payrolls report.