^IXIC - NASDAQ Composite

Nasdaq GIDS - Nasdaq GIDS Delayed Price. Currency in USD
8,007.47
+14.22 (+0.18%)
At close: 5:15PM EDT
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Previous Close 7,993.25
Open 8,001.59
Volume 2,152,121,780
Day's Range 7,979.29 - 8,014.12
52 Week Range 6,405.36 - 8,133.30
Avg. Volume 2,049,742,031
  • Fed meeting — What you need to know in markets on Wednesday
    Yahoo Finance 11 hours ago

    Fed meeting — What you need to know in markets on Wednesday

    The Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision will be the market highlight on Wednesday with stocks looking to shake off a recent streak of declines on days the Fed raises interest rates.

  • MARKETS: Bonds are pricing in a more aggressive Fed, stocks are coiling for a big FOMC move
    Yahoo Finance Video 17 hours ago

    MARKETS: Bonds are pricing in a more aggressive Fed, stocks are coiling for a big FOMC move

    Live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith to discuss the latest market moves.

  • TheStreet.com 26 minutes ago

    US Stock Futures Grind Higher Ahead of Fed Rate Decision; Oil Prices Ease

    Global stocks were mixed Wednesday, with stocks in China rising to an 8-week high, as investors took advantage of a lull in the U.S.-China trade war and focused on today's interest rate decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Oil prices extend gains following yesterday's comments from President Donald Trump that OPEC is "ripping off" the world and his vow to impose further sanctions on Iran. European stocks slip as the euro holds gains against the dollar and domestic political pressure continues to build on Angela Merkel's fragile coalition government in Germany.

  • European shares flat, Asia rises ahead as US rate hike looms
    Associated Press 1 hour ago

    European shares flat, Asia rises ahead as US rate hike looms

    SINGAPORE (AP) — European markets were flat Wednesday following a day of gains in Asia as traders awaited an expected interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Reuters 1 hour ago

    Against trade war, Fed backdrop China sets positive world equity tone

    A Chinese equity bounce set a modestly positive tone for world stocks on Wednesday as bets that Beijing would expand stimulus to support its economy helped offset some of the worries about global trade tensions and $80-a-barrel oil. World stocks hung not far off six-month highs, but sentiment remains in check as U.S. benchmark bond yields stand close to seven-year peaks and investors weigh how much more policy tightening is in store from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Shanghai-listed shares closed almost one percent higher at eight-week highs (.SSEC) after global index provider MSCI (MSCI.N) said it could quadruple China's weighting in global benchmarks.

  • Against trade war, Fed backdrop China sets positive world equity tone
    Reuters 2 hours ago

    Against trade war, Fed backdrop China sets positive world equity tone

    A Chinese equity bounce set a modestly positive tone for world stocks on Wednesday as bets that Beijing would expand stimulus to support its economy helped offset some of the worries about global trade tensions and $80-a-barrel oil. World stocks hung not far off six-month highs, but sentiment remains in check as U.S. benchmark bond yields stand close to seven-year peaks and investors weigh how much more policy tightening is in store from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Beijing is not expected to follow U.S. Federal Reserve in raising interest rates this week.

  • Strong economy and stock market may lead Trump to ‘major miscalculation,’ say JPMorgan analysts
    MarketWatch 12 hours ago

    Strong economy and stock market may lead Trump to ‘major miscalculation,’ say JPMorgan analysts

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts, led by cross-asset strategist John Normand, in a Sept. 21 research report, say investors should be prepared for the possibility of a “major miscalculation” by the Trump administration on trade.

  • Associated Press 13 hours ago

    Business Highlights

    The departure of Instagram's founders underscores the degree to which Facebook has already put its stamp on the photo-sharing service it acquired in 2012, as well as the big plans it has in store. Instagram, now ad- and video-friendly, is growing users and revenue faster than Facebook and may soon be the company's main engine of growth. NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion.

  • Barrons.com 13 hours ago

    Dow Rally Fizzles as Trade Fears Just Won’t Go Away

    U.S. stocks haven’t been touched much by tariffs, but with little progress, investors have more reason to worry.

  • Associated Press 14 hours ago

    How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

    U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Tuesday as rising interest rates hurt shares of companies that pay big dividends and higher oil prices affected transportation and shipping companies. The S&P 500 fell for the third day in a row.

  • Reuters 14 hours ago

    US STOCKS-S&P 500 dips as chip stocks and utilities tumble

    The S&P 500 fell on Tuesday as chipmakers were dented by ratings downgrades and utilities declined ahead of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike, offsetting a boost from the energy sector. S&P 500 financials, including interest-rate-sensitive bank stocks, dipped 0.38 percent ahead of the expected rise in interest rates by the Fed on Wednesday. The S&P 500 energy index added 0.57 percent as Brent oil hit a four-year high, boosted by imminent U.S. sanctions on Iranian exports, and OPEC and Russia's reluctance to raise output.

  • Stock gauges close mostly lower as Fed decision looms
    MarketWatch 14 hours ago

    Stock gauges close mostly lower as Fed decision looms

    U.S. stock benchmarks end mostly lower Tuesday amid subdued activity as investors held off on making big bets ahead of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy decision.

  • MarketWatch 14 hours ago

    Dow, S&P 500 end lower ahead of Fed decision, while Nasdaq bucks trend to close higher

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 on Tuesday extended a multisession skid while the Nasdaq booked its second straight gain, highlighting a period of divergence for the benchmarks ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision. The Dow closed off by about 67 points, or 0.3%, at 26,495, the S&P 500 index gave up 0.1% at 2,915. The S&P 500 has ended lower the past three days, while the Dow has posted back-to-back declines. However, the Nasdaq Composite Index eked out a second gain in a row, up 0.2% at 8,007, with the technology and internet-centric gauge following the fortunes of Apple Inc. higher for a second straight session. The Fed is widely expected to deliver its third rate increase of 2018 but investors will follow closely the central bank's projections for future rate increases as well as comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Wednesday afternoon. Wall Street has been fixated on the developments in trade clashes between China and the U.S., but have managed to post positive returns, amid an apparent escalation of tensions between the economic superpowers. Market participants fret a tit-for-tat dispute between Washington, Beijing and other global partners could spiral into a full-blown trade conflict that crimps corporate profits. However, so far stocks have traded within range of all-time highs as investors focus on the domestic economic strength. Equity benchmarks also met some resistance from rising yields, with the 10-year Treasury note hitting above 3.10%, flirting with its highest level in about seven years, according to Dow Jones Market Data. Bond prices fall as yield rise. Climbing rates follow expectations that the Fed will dial up rates, which can make borrowing costs more expensive for corporations, while also undermining the appeal of risk-free government paper against stocks. Market participants also watched President Donald Trump deliver a speech in front of the United Nationals general assembly in New York, where he criticized the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries for higher crude-oil prices and defended his administrations hard-line trade tactics.

  • Markets Right Now: Stocks close mostly lower on Wall Street
    Associated Press 15 hours ago

    Markets Right Now: Stocks close mostly lower on Wall Street

    The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are finishing mostly lower on Wall Street as losses by financial and health care companies offset gains elsewhere in the ...

  • One-third of Americans believe the middle class will disappear entirely
    Yahoo Finance Video 20 hours ago

    One-third of Americans believe the middle class will disappear entirely

    New data from Northwestern Mutual and the Harris Poll says that 68% of Americans consider themselves middle class. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Melody Hahm and Julia La Roche discuss.