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U.S. Markets Overview

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
DJIA Dow Jones Industrial Average 33,876.78 43.17 0.13%
COMP NASDAQ Composite Index 13,259.14 20.62 0.16%
SPX S&P 500 Index 4,298.86 4.93 0.11%
RUT Russell 2000 Index 1,865.71 -15.07 -0.80%
TMUBMUSD10Y U.S. 10 Year Treasury Note 3.742% 0.022

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Big Tech’s added bulk in S&P 500 in 2023 outweighs index’s energy sector, DataTrek says

Big Tech’s market value in the S&P 500 has surged to more than a quarter of the index, with just seven stocks this year adding heft larger than the weight of its entire energy sector, according to DataTrek Research.

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Here’s the pain trade Citi sees in U.S. stocks as S&P 500 exceeds its 2023 target

The artificial-intelligence craze hasn’t moved Citigroup’s year-end target for the S&P 500, but equity analysts are keeping an eye out for what they’ve labeled the “p-AI-n trade."

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Small-cap stocks lag in 2023, but here’s where they’re ‘finally’ starting to see positive earnings revisions

Small-cap stocks in the U.S. are putting up "a fight," showing "better trends" while lagging the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite this year.

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WeQuit: WeWork bonds sink after top executives resign from cash-burning company

WeWork bonds are sinking deeper into distressed territory after its CEO and CFO left the cash-burning company in recent weeks.

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Monthly jobs data is driving large swings in U.S. stocks this year. Will it happen again on Friday?

The U.S. Department of Labor's monthly labor-market updates have been driving outsize swings in stocks since the start of 2023, a sign that one of the most closely watched economic data reports has regained some of the rel...

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ARK Innovation ETF rises sharply, Cathie Wood views its top holding Tesla as ‘most obvious beneficiary’ of recent AI breakthroughs

Cathie Wood’s ARK Innovation ETF rose sharply Tuesday, as shares of its largest holding Tesla jumped and technology stocks rallied amid ongoing investor enthusiasm over artificial intelligence.

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AI buzz pushes tech stocks higher — but here’s why the ripple effect may be limited

The buzz around artificial intelligence may resonate across industries, as investors attempt to identify the stock-market winners as generative AI takes off.

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Dow misses out on Nvidia’s epic rally, boosting criticisms that blue-chip gauge is no longer relevant

After outperforming the Nasdaq by the widest margin in two decades last year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has sunk back into third place in 2023.

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Fitch warns U.S. AAA credit rating could be cut due to debt-ceiling ‘brinkmanship’

Fitch Ratings late Wednesday places the U.S. triple-A credit rating on 'ratings watch negative' due to brinkmanship over raising the federal borrowing limit.

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‘Least-loved’ Treasury bills resemble junk-bond yields on debt-ceiling anxiety, says CreditSights

The 'least-loved' Treasury bills have yields resembling those on some junk bonds due to rising worries over the U.S. debt ceiling, according to CreditSights. 

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BlackRock’s Rick Rieder sees ‘epic’ cash on sidelines as he takes lead role on new ETF

There’s an 'epic' amount of cash on the sidelines as investors assess a slowing U.S. economy and the debt-ceiling debate in Washington, according to Rick Rieder, chief investment officer of global fixed income at BlackRock.

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Ex-Bridgewater exec Bob Elliott’s Unlimited raises venture capital to help launch ETFs replicating hedge-fund, private-equity strategies

Unlimited Funds, an investment firm co-founded last year by former Bridgewater Associates executive Bob Elliott, has raised fresh capital to expand its offering of exchange-traded funds and market insights. 

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Market’s favorite recession gauge has been flashing for longest streak since 1980

The market's favorite recession indicator has been flashing for 222 consecutive trading days --- the longest stretch since May 1, 1980.

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‘Doomsday machine’: Here’s what could happen if the debt ceiling is breached

Congress is taking debt-ceiling negotiations uncomfortably near a vague, but fast-approaching deadline that is closely monitored by markets.

U.S. stocks open mostly lower after Fed's Logan says economic data doesn't justify rate hike pause yet

U.S. stock indexes opened mostly lower on Thursday as investors grew more confident the White House would reach a deal with Congress to avoid a debt default, while weighing the Federal Reserve's next interest rate move aft...

U.S. stocks open higher as regional banks bounce, debt-ceiling talks in focus

U.S. stock indexes opened higher on Wednesday as investors hoped the White House and congressional leaders could come to a deal on the U.S. debt ceiling and avoid a cataclysmic default. Dow Jones Industrial Average was up...

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Pfizer borrows $31 billion in mega bond deal as debt issuance picks up ahead of debt-ceiling deadline

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer secures $31 billion in financing on Tuesday, as companies pick up the borrowing pace ahead of a June U.S. debt-ceiling deadline.

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A U.S. default would destabilize the financial ecosystem that investors swim in, strategist warns

Investors around the world are fish that 'swim in the ocean' of Treasurys and the dollar 'is the water,' leaving few places to hide if the U.S. government willingly defaults, says Amar Reganti, fixed income strategist at H...

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U.S. stocks will soon be reshuffled in the Russell reconstitution. Here’s how Goldman Sachs sees the rebalancing shaking out.

Stock-market investors are soon facing a reconstitution of  U.S. Russell indexes, an annual process resulting in the deletion and addition of companies in widely-followed benchmarks.

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A potential U.S. debt-ceiling suspension may present an upside risk for dollar, says BNP Paribas

The looming U.S. debt-ceiling crisis has taken center stage in the U.S. financial markets as investors are holding out for an update on plans to resolve a three-month standoff and avoid a default on U.S. Treasury debt.