Wall Street gains on Big Tech boost; Apple, Facebook hit record high
01 Août, 2020, 03:22 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
Inc jumped 4.2% after posting the biggest profit in its 26-year history, while Facebook Inc gained 7.6% after it reported better-than-expected revenue.
"The results were just fabulous, just so strong", said Tim Ghriskey, Chief Investment Strategist at Inverness Counsel in NY.
The four companies are among the top five in market capitalization, representing roughly 20% of the S&P 500's total.
Apple Inc surged as much as 7.1% to briefly take over Saudi Aramco as the world's most valuable public company, as it delivered year-on-year revenue gains across every category and in every geography.
The White House and Democrats were still negotiating on coronavirus relief aid, but not yet on a path toward reaching a deal, according to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, hours before the expiration of a federal unemployment benefit.
"It seems like they are far apart and supposedly they are working at it and there is a lot of name calling and as usual there is a lot of bad blood between these two parties and they have to come to some compromise, clearly, but they are not there, that's for sure", said Ghriskey.
A surge in the stock price of the tech titans, which make up almost a fifth of the S&P 500's value, and an estimated $5 trillion in asset purchases unleashed by the five biggest central banks globally have sent the tech-heavy Nasdaq to record highs and set the S&P 500 on course for its fourth straight monthly gain.
US stocks opened higher on a boost from technology companies.
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Muslims filled the mosques in Berlin's Tegel Selimiye Mosque which is operated under the Turkish-Muslim umbrella group DITIB. Prayers were performed a couple of times as not many people could gather due to strict social distancing rules.
Wall Street's main indexes opened last day of July in positive territory.
USA deaths from Covid-19 appeared to be rising at their fastest rate since early June, and the Midwest looked like the current epicentre of the pandemic.
The benchmark index is now about 4% shy of its February all-time high, but faltering macroeconomic data and rising COVID-19 cases in the USA are making investors cautious again. The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC was down 9.66 points, or 0.09%, at 10,578.15.
Energy stocks .SPNY fell the most among the 11 major S&P sectors after Chevron Corp CVX.N reported an $8.3 billion loss on asset writedowns and ExxonMobil Corp XOM.N recorded a second consecutive quarterly loss.
Caterpillar Inc reversed premarket gains and fell 4.3% after the heavy equipment maker signaled more pain due to an uncertain economic outlook.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers for a 2.76-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and a 3.57-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq.
The S&P index recorded 25 new 52-week highs and no new low, while the Nasdaq recorded 85 new highs and 14 new lows.
About 11.01 billion shares changed hands in United States exchanges, compared with the 10.53 billion daily average over the last 20 sessions.
Des écrans tactiles ont remplacé boutons et manettes. "On ne peut pas, comme ça, s'improviser fabriquant de fusées". Une fusée a explosé au sol, une autre peu après le lancement avec un ravitaillement pour l'ISS.
When the Premier League refused to place a timeline on making a decision over the takeover, the group pulled out of the deal. However, Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley seemed to suggest the deal could be resurrected.
Dubois et Cornet endossent les rôles de pistons sur les côtés devant une charnière centrale Denayer-Marcelo-Marçal. Anthony Lopes est finalement titulaire dans le but, Ciprian Tatarusanu étant touché au dos.
Of the 100 who reported signs, those most typically reported were subjective or recorded fever, headache and aching throat. Average occupancy was 15 per cabin, with a median attack rate of 50% among 28 cabins with one or more positive cases.
Isaac, a 22-year-old African American, has not had the chance to explain his reasoning yet as the Nets-Magic game is now ongoing. If people don't kneel, they're not a bad person. "This is about coming together to end racism once and for all".
Formula 1 was startled on Thursday when it became known that Sergio Perez had tested positive for COVID-19. However, German Hulkenberg has not yet been confirmed for next weekend's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
She said another layer of scrutiny could have been added to dispel any perception of conflict of interest. Meanwhile, as the controversy continues, opposition MPs are calling for someone to be held accountable.
The company said it is looking to begin the last phase of tests in September and that 1,045 people will participate in the trial. News about the planned approval of the vaccine comes as global confirmed cases of coronavirus hit 16,747,268.
The Republican is trying to reaffirm American domination of space, militarily but also by ordering a return to the Moon in 2024. NASA could then be free to focus on shooting for the stars. "I disagree", Obama said in 2010 at the Kennedy Space Center.
Of those, 45,751 are believed to have recovered, according to the Regenstrief Institute, while 2,765 are confirmed to have died. In the last 24 hours, Bureau, Putnam, Marshall County Health Department has reported 19 new cases of COVID.
Parker is survived by his wife Lisa Moran-Parker, his children Lucy, Alexander, Jake, Nathan and Henry, and seven grandchildren. Parker received his second Academy Awards nod 10 years later, for " Mississippi Burning ".
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Importantly, the researchers noted that their findings were limited to detection of viral nucleic acid and not infectious virus. It was a small cohort study of only 145 patients and made no mention of underlying conditions, ethnicity or gender.
Statewide mask order issued by Wisconsin Gov. Evers
He directed people with complaints to the Governor's Office, Wisconsin Department of Health Services or local health department. Wisconsin has the 28th-highest deaths in the country, and the 35th highest per capita at almost 16 deaths per 100,000 people.