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.
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.
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.
Glass can be heard smashed as the friendly fixture continues to be marred by videos emerging of trouble in Amsterdam. The FA said any of its members identified as causing trouble would be banned from the organisation.
Of course, the response from Aaron's sister was elated as she tweeted, "THIS IS MY GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT KDJGNSOEKFMXMSM". For his birthday, Aaron Alambat wanted to share his love for his favorite show, Stranger Things , with his friends.
Modi hoped that the newly elected MPs would effectively voice the aspirations of the states they represent. With 18 lawmakers, Mayawati's candidate needed the first preference votes of 37 to win a Rajya Sabha seat.
He pointed to people such as cleaners and porters - who would not have the clinical skills to progress through pay bands. Pay rises will also become more closely linked to performance in an attempt to improve productivity.
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.
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".
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.