While Asian and European stocks remained under pressure Friday after China announced plans to hit back against a punishing tariffs announced by President Donald Trump, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4 percent to 24,062.16 about 10 minutes into trading.
Traders and financial professionals working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell in December previous year. All 11 primary sectors finished lower, with financials plunging more than 2%. "If it escalates rapidly, it could be a major headwind for the market", said Peter Kenny, senior market strategist at Global Markets Advisory Group, in NY.
Stocks sank again, giving Wall Street its worst week in two years, as fear gripped investors that China and the USA were headed for a trade war.
The Nasdaq fell 2.4 percent Friday, losing 6.5 percent on the week, weighed down by fading technology stocks. The S&P was down 5.95% this week, while the 30-member Dow lost 5.67% and entered correction territory.
On Thursday, the Trump administration slapped China with $60 billion worth of trade tariffs.
The Dow is down 1,186.02 points, or 4.8 percent. The benchmark index also nudged closer to its last month's low, which marked a correction, ending 9.9 percent lower than its January 26 record.
The semiconductor sector took a fall after Micron Technology's quarterly report stoked fears about falling NAND prices.
Orders for durable goods, key USA products that are expected to last at least three years, jumped 3.1% in February, much stronger than the 1.5% estimate.
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the New York Stock Exchange by a 3.96-to-1 ratio; on NASDAQ, a 3.72-to-1 ratio favored decliners. Shares in major USA exporters have fallen as US trading partners pledge to retaliate.
Last year's NLCS MVP grunted and winced as he jogged away from the plate toward the dugout, his hand hanging limp at his side. The Dodgers third baseman said he would visit with doctors again on Tuesday to learn more about the wrist injury.
Disneyland Paris will have a new ride that will allow guests to team up with Iron Man and the Avengers on an adventure. California Adventure already is the home of the " Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!" attraction.
Hamilton delivered a special flying lap to put a stunning 0.664 second gap on Raikkonen and clinch the pole for Sunday's race. Raikkonen, who will also start off the front row in Sunday's race, conceded that the gap with Hamilton was significant.
In it, she fired back at the haters, saying the main change was that she was now taking care of herself. However, Selena has hit back with her own comment on the pressures placed on women to look "flawless".
He's devastated for his mate but he's also anxious about the Ant & Dec brand, it's the biggest in the country on television. In fact, she's already the bookies' favourite to take over presenting duties, having been with the show for two years.
However, the Iraqi government says it doesn't possess the resources or trained personnel to examine all of them. The BJP Rajya Sabha MP said that India should "bond" with the U.S. and Israel to "hunt ISIS wherever they are".
However, a report out today shows that Fortnite has now surpassed PUBG in both Twitch viewership and earnings for February. Although the game received positive reviews for its concept and visuals, it remained in the fringes as an also-ran.
Suu Kyi, 72, heads the ruling NLD but was barred from the office of president by constitutional restrictions. The announcement of the President Office said U Htin Kyaw's resignation is effective immediately.
This is basically where players interrupt the harvesting or skinning process of others by throwing bombs or attacking them. The game has much larger maps, seamless transitions between locations and offers four-player co-op mode.
Toys R Us liquidation sales start after a brief delay
To be able to find discounts on the widest selection of toys, you have to get to your local ToysRUs store this morning. The liquidation sales started Friday, and the company said it will offer shoppers "deep discounts and promotions".
WR Terrelle Pryor agrees to terms with the Jets
NY already has Robby Anderson , Jermaine Kearse , Quincy Enunwa and youngsters ArDarius Stewart and Chad Hansen. As I said in a recent piece when Pryor's visit was first reported , Pryor will be a good fit with the Jets.
2 policemen killed in Kupwara gunfight with militants
The forest area was cordoned off by joint contingents of Army and Jammu and Kashmir police. "It's at the controlling stage", Mr. On Tuesday, the Army and Special Operations Group (SOG) of police had killed three militants, without suffering any casualty.