S&P 500 e-minis ESc1 were down 5 points, or 0.24 percent, with 122,128 contracts traded. Germany’s DAX Index slipped 0.2 percent, France’s CAC 40 Index slid 0.3 percent, while the UK’s FTSE 100 Index fell 0.4 percent. Morgan Stanley said the company’s...
The drop by shares of Wal-Mart came after the company reported weaker than expected second quarter earnings and lowered its full-year guidance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 43 points, or 0.2%, to 17,503 at the open.
The Dow Jones industrial average spiked 241.79 points (1.39 percent) to 17,615.17. Mr Foreman said he hasn’t bought or sold stocks in reaction to China’s currency moves, as he still expects the US market to move higher over the longer run.
Insurer Allstate fell 10.2 per cent after a rise in payments for auto accidents dented second-quarter earnings, while handbag and accessories retailer Coach rose 3.2 per cent after reporting better-than-expected results.