Stock Market News – 2-16-19
It was a big up week for the market, with the rising over 3%, and the up 2.5%, the up 2.4%, and the up a whopping 4.25%. Rising , and some positive news on trade talks helped to lift the market.
Progress in the U.S.-China trade talks helped send world stock markets broadly higher on Friday and pulled investors out of the safety of government bonds. China and the United States reached a consensus in principle on some key issues during the talks, China’s state news agency Xinhua said on Friday. Negotiations will continue next week in Washington as investors hope for an end to the trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
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High Dividend Stocks
These high yield stocks go ex-dividend next week – NYSE:, NYSE:, NYSE:.
The fell -7.6% this week, ending at $14.91.
It was a split week for the greenback – the rose versus the , the , , and the , but fell versus the , and the and .
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29 DOW 30 stocks fell this week, vs. 21 rising last week. 87% of the rose this week, versus 56% rising last week.
“U.S. manufacturing output fell steeply in January as motor vehicle production posted its biggest fall since 2009, with declines in a broad range of goods likely to fuel fears of a sharp slowdown in factory activity. The Federal Reserve said on Friday manufacturing production slumped 0.9% last month, the deepest drop in eight months. Data for December was revised to show a smaller increase in output that month than initially reported.
Production of motor vehicles and parts