U.S. stocks rose a second week, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a record, as better- than-forecast data on hiring and manufacturing fueled optimism in the economy and overshadowed concern on Ukraine.
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index erasing losses to close at a record, as data showing stronger-than-forecast jobs growth overshadowed concern the situation in Ukraine could worsen.
U.S. stocks were little changed, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose the most this year yesterday, as investors assessed the Ukraine crisis and weaker- than-estimated data on payrolls and services.
Investors are the most bearish on Australian stocks since 2007 after last month’s rally pushed up valuations by the most since April and the central bank signaled a reluctance to add stimulus to the economy.
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounding to a record after its biggest loss in a month, as comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled the Ukraine crisis won’t immediately escalate.
Russian stock investors have become experts at bracing for the unexpected from President Vladimir Putin. After watching him seize companies, jail dissidents and support Syria, investors have put a discount on Russian stocks that makes them the cheapest in emerging markets.