Global markets gained thanks to positive earnings reports (只備英文版)
US stocks surged Tuesday after upbeat earnings reports from UnitedHealth and Goldman Sachs along with solid economic data. The Dow Jones industrials were up 2.2 percent, the S&P added 2.15 percent and Nasdaq jumped 2.9 percent. Technology, which had sold off heavily, led the gains. Today’s rally led a partial recovery from the recent selloff.
Most stock indices continued to retreat from last week (只備英文版)
After moving to the plus side and then reversing direction, stock indices ended down for the day. Technology stocks declined but the S&P and Dow Jones industrials eked out slim gains until prior to the close. The Dow Jones industrials were down 0.4 percent, the S&P lost 0.6 percent and the Nasdaq was 0.9 percent lower.