The volatility of Wall Street stocks have dropped to a record low after a string of days with little change in the markets.
Investors are taking on more risks after a strong showing by Corporate America in the latest earnings season and Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election on Sunday. On the Nasdaq, 1,501 issues rose and 1,233 fell.
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The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar after Macron comfortably defeated far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen who had threatened to take France out of the European Union.
Oil prices fell, surrendering earlier gains, rattled by concern over slowing demand and rising USA crude output that has shaken investors' faith in the ability of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to rebalance the market.
She believes there are more nuanced reasons than complacency for the suppressed volatility, like the rise of exchange-traded funds and investors finding other ways to hedge besides S&P 500 index options.
"We remain largely constructive of the equity market and view that the path of least resistance is higher", said Bill Northey, chief investment officer at Private Client Group of U.S. Bank.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 36.5 points, or 0.17 percent, to 20,975.78, the S&P 500 lost 2.46 points, or 0.10 percent, to 2,396.92 and the Nasdaq Composite added 17.93 points, or 0.29 percent, to 6,120.59. It briefly touched a record high of 2,399.94. Coach's shares rose 7.2 percent.
Endo International ENDP.O , Office Depot ODP.O and Marriott MAR.O also rose after reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
Straight Path STRP.A surged more than 30 percent to after an unnamed telecommunications company raised its offer to buy the wireless spectrum holder for about $3.1 billion, trumping a bid by AT&T T.N .
Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQc1 were down 2.25 points, or 0.04 percent, on volume of 23,848 contracts.
Tyson Foods was the biggest S&P loser, down 6.08 per cent after the meat processor reported a slump in quarterly profit.
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The weekend flooding killed two people in the state, inundated homes and businesses, and led to the closing of 272 roads. The soaked levee did hold, and Mayor Michael Pennise said Thursday that residents could return starting at 8 a.m.
Besides, the company is aspiring to further strengthen its presence and lead in most of the product categories. The reported revenue of the company is said to be of Rs 10, 561 crore for the previous year.
It said he was "intercepted for committing criminal acts" to overthrow the North's government, but didn't elaborate. The arrest on Saturday of Kim Hak-song raises the number of USA citizens now held in North Korea to four.
This approach is what was always intended for the Board and we're making a clear break with the last administration's approach". Bush administration. "Instead, they should participate in the same open competitive process as the rest of the applicant pool.
In his annual New Year's address, Kim said North Korea's preparations for an ICBM launch had "reached the final stage". However, North Korea on Saturday warned that it is "prepared" to respond to any nuclear attack in kind, AFP reported .
He wrote that investors were effectively saying: "Don't send us a dividend but instead reinvest all of the earnings". The executives who run Berkshire subsidiaries look forward to the meeting just as the shareholders do.
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If the Rockets can dictate the pace of Game 3 like they did in the series opener, they've got a good chance to take a 2-1 lead. The Houston Rockets have an opportunity to make something of their newfound advantage, and should look to do just that.
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