US stocks mixed as retail sales data disappoint and President Trump to call for national emergency to fund border security (只備英文版)
US stocks were mixed Thursday with weak retail sales data followed by news that President Trump will approve a deal to avert a...
US stocks advance as inflation data strengthen the case for Fed patience (只備英文版)
US stocks closed slightly to moderately higher Wednesday after data showed no increase in headline monthly inflation, consistent with the Federal Reserve’s assessment that it can be “patient” before raising policy rates again. Investors also remain focused on government shutdown negotiations and US-China trade talks, with the outcomes of both still unclear. The Dow advanced 0.5 percent on the day, the S&P gained 0.3 percent, and the Nasdaq rose 0.1 percent. Nasdaq underperformance partly reflected a sharp drop in Groupon after the online retailer reported late Tuesday adjusted earnings of US$0.10 per share for the fourth quarter, falling short of analysts’ expectations of US$0.13 per share.