Economic data on Thursday showed that the USA trade deficit increased to a near 9-1/2-year high in February, but the shortfall with China narrowed sharply.
China will fight "at any cost" and take "comprehensive countermeasures" if the United States continues its unilateral, protectionist practices, a spokesperson with the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said on Friday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 109.7 points, or 0.45 per cent, to 24,374. That came with the USA considering duties on an additional $100 billion in goods imported from China.
Boeing, the single largest USA exporter to China, was down 2 percent and Caterpillar was 1 percent lower, leading the 0.86 percent drop among industrials. The S&P 500 industrials index.SPLRCI, down 2.7 percent, had the biggest losses among sectors, though selling was broad-based.
Chipmakers, many of which have the highest revenue exposure to China among S&P 500 companies, also fell. Keeping track of all the financial news and global happenings can be a tall order, even for the most seasoned investors. All components of the Philadelphia chipmakers index trading premarket were lower, led by AMD's 4 percent drop. Investors are anxious that the trade war may soon escalate to unhealthy levels if no intervention is done.
Kudlow said on told Bloomberg TV that while trade talks with China have not yet begun but will hopefully start in the next few months.
Over the course of the day 9,408 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 3,770 over the last 30 days for Horizons S&P 500 Covered Call ETF (NYSEARCA:HSPX). It was his first speech on the economic outlook since taking over as chairman on February 5.
A separate report from the Labor Department showed a bigger than expected increase in initial jobless claims in the week ended March 31st. US 10-year Treasury yield was last down 2.75 basis points at 2.76 percent, while gold prices went up more than 1 percent. Traders may be looking to more closely define some major trends in order to identify which way the momentum is going to carry the stock market into the close of the calendar year. Dow futures 1YMcv1 were down 1.7 percent. S&P Smallcap Utilities PS (PSCU) has a 14-day RSI of 48.70, the 7-day is at 48.39, and the 3-day is resting at 36.23. Beijing responded to Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs on Monday by following through on its threat to impose tariffs on $3 billion of USA imports. In terms of moving averages, the 200-day is now at 18.52, the 50-day is 19.55, and the 7-day is resting at 18.90.
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One man escaped pretending to be a Muslim from Bangladesh; he claims that he saw his comrades being executed by the terror group. Manjeet Kaur, wife of Davinder Singh, one of the 39 killed, said she hoped the state government would keep its promise.
Lula supporters rally as arrest deadline looms
The court's decision was met by protests both in favour of and against Lula, representing a deep divide within the country. Late on Thursday, thousands gathered outside the union and hundreds spent the night sleeping on the street.