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U.S. Stock Indexes Close Sharply Lower With S&P 500 at a 1-month Low as T-note Yields Climb


The S&P 500 Index ($SPX) on Thursday closed down -1.34%, the Dow Jones Industrials Index ($DOWI) closed down -1.11%, and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX) closed down -1.73%.

U.S stock indexes on Thursday erased an early rally and sold off, with the S&P 500 ($SPX) and Dow Jones Industrials ($DOWI) falling to 1-month lows and the Nasdaq 100 ($IUXX) dropping to a 2-1/2 month low. A surge in T-note yields on Thursday undercut stocks, as did weakness in technology stocks that weighed on the overall market.

T-notes yields on Thursday jumped with the 10-year T-note yield climbing +6.6 bp to 1.547% on disappointment about comments from Fed Chair Powell. Yields rose fell when Mr. Powell, during a speech Thursday, did not express concern over the recent jump in T-note yields to 1-year highs and said that only "disorderly" market conditions would concern him.

Thursday's U.S economic data was supportive for stocks. U.S. weekly initial unemployment claims rose... Read more

Highlights: What's changed in the Senate's COVID relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday came out with their version of the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill. A look at some of the major changes in the bill now being considered by the Senate versus what passed the House last week.

The Latest: Maryland to distribute vaccines more equitably

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Larry Hogan released further plans Thursday to distribute COVID-19 vaccines more equitably to underserved parts of Maryland, after leaders of the state’s largest Black populations criticized major disparities in the rollout of vaccinations to minorities.

JNJ : 153.07 (-2.02%)
XEL : 58.92 (+1.53%)
By slimmest of margins, Senate takes up $1.9T relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted by the slimmest of margins Thursday to begin debating a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, after Democrats made eleventh-hour changes aimed at ensuring they could pull President Joe Biden’s top legislative priority through the precariously divided chamber.

Costco 4Q profits rise, helped by pandemic shopping habits

ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) — Warehouse retail chain Costco Wholesale said its fourth-quarter profits rose slightly from a year ago, its profits weighed by wage premiums paid to employees during the pandemic.

COST : 319.04 (-1.51%)
Camping World helps cash-strapped teams make it to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Your eyes won’t be playing tricks on you Friday night when a fleet of trucks at Las Vegas Motor Speedway all look exactly the same.

Tech pulls stocks lower as bond yields continue upward march

Technology companies led another broad sell-off on Wall Street Thursday as a spike in bond yields put more pressure on the market's high-flying stocks.

CVX : 104.50 (+0.88%)
XOM : 58.71 (+3.87%)
COP : 55.62 (+3.65%)

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Today's New Highs & Lows

HIGHS LOWS DIFF
5-Day 902 3,031 -2,129
1-Month 516 2,061 -1,545
3-Month 423 587 -164
6-Month 410 193 217
52-Week 326 38 288
YTD 442 925 -483

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Issues Up 435 39 431
Issues Down 1,542 161 2,529
Issues Unch 30 3 26

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