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Montevideo, November 13th 2018 - 16:16 UTC

Tag: NY Stock Market

  • Tuesday, February 6th 2018 - 07:51 UTC

    US stocks Monday plunge erasing 2018 gains; economy fundamentals are strong, says White House

    The declines for the benchmark S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were the biggest single-day percentage drops since August 2011

    United States stocks plunged in highly volatile trading on Monday, with both the S&P 500 and Dow Industrials indices slumping more than 4%, as the Dow notched its biggest intraday decline in history with a nearly 1,600-point drop and Wall Street erased its gains for the year.

  • Friday, November 11th 2016 - 08:08 UTC

    Dow Jones reverses trend after Trump's victory

    President-elect Donald Trump not so bad for markets after all

    The Dow Jones index climbed more than 300 points (1.5 percent), by the afternoon, coming back from an abrupt 750-point plunge as election results came in. Stock markets reversed overnight losses stemming from the shock of Donald Trump's upset victory and and the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared to what would be a record closing high as investors assimilated the implications of the Republican return to the White House.

  • Friday, August 28th 2015 - 07:06 UTC

    US economy 2Q performance changes the mood of markets

    US economy growth overall was due to strong consumer and government spending, and higher exports, besides greater corporate investment.

    Shares rise and oil prices jumped 9% after revised figures showed the US economy grew by far more than had been thought between April and June. The economy grew by an annualized rate of 3.7%, up from the first estimate of 2.3%. Growth of 0.6% in the first three months of the year was not revised.

  • Thursday, July 9th 2015 - 05:44 UTC

    New York Stock Exchange down for three hours due to a technical fault

    Earlier, United Airlines and the Wall Street Journal's website reported major technical problems.

    Trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Wednesday restarted after being suspended for more than three hours due to a technical fault. The NYSE has yet to give full details of the problem, but emphasized that it was not the result of a cyber hack. Other exchanges, including Nasdaq, reported no problems and were trading normally.

  • Thursday, July 9th 2015 - 03:33 UTC

    All United Airlines grounded for almost two hours because of computer problems

    ”We are restoring regular flight operations, but some customers may experience residual delays (Wednesday),” United said in an afternoon statement.

    All United Airlines flights were grounded for almost two hours early Wednesday due to a computer hardware problem, creating travel headaches for tens of thousands of passengers that stretched into the afternoon. United said 800 flights had been delayed, with four flights canceled on its main carrier and 55 on its regional partners. A similar situation happened on 2 June when United flights were also grounded due to “automation issues.”

  • Wednesday, January 2nd 2013 - 23:39 UTC

    Markets rally on fiscal cliff agreement but a second chapter waits in February

    President Obama managed some of his goals: higher taxes on the rich

    Global stock markets have rallied after a short-term deal to stave off the US “fiscal cliff” was reached. In New York, the Dow Jones closed up 2.4%, while European shares were up about 2% for the day.

  • Wednesday, October 31st 2012 - 04:57 UTC

    NYSE resumes trading Wednesday despite NY transport system remains limited

    CEO Duncan Niederauer, “our building and systems were not damaged

    Stock markets, shuttered for two days by Hurricane Sandy’s punch ashore, plan to reopen Wednesday. The New York Stock Exchange’s parent company, NYSE Euronext, said trading would commence as usual with a 9:30 a.m. opening bell.