Dow Pounds Higher, But ‘Apathetic’ Bitcoin Trades Sideways

The Dow and its peers made strong gains in pre-market trading on Friday. | Source: Shutterstock The US stock market continued to rise ahead of Friday’s opening bell, with the Dow flashing triple-digit gains and its sister indices making similarly-bullish strides. Bitcoin, though, entered the day with little momentum as the cryptocurrency market demonstrated a …

Nasdaq Cracks 7,000 as China Pledges More Stimulus

U.S. stocks broke out Tuesday morning, led by a sharp recovery in the tech-heavy Nasdaq after China pledged more stimulus measures to help reverse a moribund economy. Stocks Rise, Nasdaq Hits Milestone Wall Street’s major indexes were back on solid footing Tuesday morning after posting their first back-to-back losses of the year. The broad S&P …

Government Shutdown Doesn’t Stop Dow from Best Start Since 2006

The first seven sessions of trading have delivered the best start to a year for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and other stock market indices since 2006. Government Shutdown Continues, But so Does Dow Rally 800,000 workers went without pay on Friday due to the ongoing government shutdown. It’s now the longest in history with …