Nasdaq opens nearly 2% lower; focus turns to Fed

Dow Jones share price, Nasdaq COmposite, S&P500, Fed, Dow Jones, Wall Street

Wall Street‘s main indexes tumbled at the open on Monday, as concerns about the pace of an economic recovery hit energy and banking shares at the start of a week in which the Federal Reserve will decide on potentially tapering its pandemic-era stimulus.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 125.16 points, or 0.36 per cent, at the open to 34,459.72.

The S&P 500 opened lower by 30.04 points, or 0.68 per cent, at 4,402.95, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 285.83 points, or 1.90 per cent, to 14,758.14 at the opening bell.

Internet Explorer Channel Network
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Trump subpoena from House committee on Capitol attack would create ‘circus': Kinzinger

Issuing a subpoena to former President Donald Trump would create a “circus” — but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen, a Republican on the select House committee on the Capitol ... Read more »

Fauci says FDA data shows J&J vaccine should have been two shots

President Biden’s chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine likely should have been a two-dose shot instead of a single inoculation. © ... Read more »

Suitable memorials to honour David Amess

Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images Animals have lost a strong, kind ally in Sir David Amess (MP David Amess dies after being stabbed at constituency meeting, 15 October). He dedicated his ... Read more »

Spain's 'Crying Room' seeks to banish mental health taboo

By Michael Gore MADRID (Reuters) – “Enter and cry,” one sign tells visitors. “I too have anxiety,” glows another notice in pink. There are phones in one corner with the ... Read more »

Indonesia akhir penantian julang Piala Thomas

© Provided by Sinar Harian JUARA 13 kali Indonesia mengakhiri kemarau kejuaraan Piala Thomas sejak 2002 apabila menewaskan juara bertahan China 3-0 dalam perlawanan akhir di Ceres Arena, Aarhus, Denmark ... Read more »

‘Guests never know' Crew share cruise secrets from inside the world's largest ship

The show invites viewers to take a look at how the cruise liner’s 2,200 crew cater to their guests’ every need when the “ship itself is the destination”. Royal Caribbean’s ... Read more »

Hidilyn & Julius want destination wedding in 2022

© STAR/ File Hidilyn & Julius want destination wedding in 2022 Hidilyn Diaz initially thought it was a prank. But the country’s weightlifting golden girl got engaged on Friday night ... Read more »

Reds to presidential bets: Study roots of armed conflict

© The STAR / KJ Rosales Reds to presidential bets: Study roots of armed conflict BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is reminding presidential aspirants ... Read more »

EU providing P47 million in humanitarian aid to Philippines

© STAR / File EU providing P47 million in humanitarian aid to Philippines MANILA, Philippines — The European Union is allocating P47 million (€800,000) in humanitarian aid funding for the ... Read more »

No reenacted budget for 2022 – Speaker

© The STAR / Felicer Santos No reenacted budget for 2022 – Speaker MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Lord Allan Velasco assured the public that the House of Representatives intends to ... Read more »

Oil prices going up for 8th week

© STAR / Boy Santos, file Oil prices going up for 8th week MANILA, Philippines — Massive oil price hikes are set to be implemented again next week as global ... Read more »

6 Manila cops held for extortion

© BusinessWorld / File 6 Manila cops held for extortion MANILA, Philippines — Six police officers were arrested for allegedly extorting money from a curfew violator in Sta. Cruz, Manila ... Read more »

Landbank releases P50 million loan for La Union bridge

© STAR/ File Landbank releases P50 million loan for La Union bridge MANILA, Philippines — State-run Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) has released a P50 million loan to build ... Read more »

Shifting pattern to dump mountain snow, raise flood threat across the West this week

A flurry of storms are expected to march into the West Coast this week, bringing along a changeable mixture of rain, wind and snow for many places. While a dent ... Read more »

Woman dies at IGIMS

© Provided by Hindustan Times A model, who was allegedly shot at on October 12 in Patna, succumbed to her injuries during treatment at IGIMS on Sunday. (AFP) A model, ... Read more »

Rail Roko tomorrow: Farmers to stop rail traffic for 6 hours over Lakhimpur Kheri violence

© Provided by Hindustan Times A day before the rail roko, Samyukta Kisan Morcha farmers protested against the Lakhimpur Kheri violence at Gazipur Border on Saturday. (ANI photo) The Samyukta ... Read more »

AAP will form the government in Punjab, will start building a prosperous state: Manish Sisodia

© Provided by Zee News New Delhi: Senior AAP Leader and Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said that the present CM Charanjit Singh Channi led Congress Government in Punjab is ... Read more »

Timeline of Terror: 11 civilians, many of them non-locals, killed by terrorists in J K this month

The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is tense as terrorists continue to target civilians in brutal attacks. With a number of the victims being minorities or non-locals, the attacks have ... Read more »

American missionary abducted in Haiti sent desperate WhatsApp message: report

The group was reportedly kidnapped by the “400 Mawozo” gang, which controls the town where the missionaries were abducted. AP One of the 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday ... Read more »

Car smashes through wall of library

A library in Hampshire was left with substantial damage after a car smashed through its wall. Books and magazines were sent flying by the incident at Hythe Library on Sunday ... Read more »

Stars arrive for William's inaugural Earthshot ceremony

Hollywood stars arrived in recycled outfits as they joined the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for the first awards ceremony for William’s environmental prize. The duke will call for society ... Read more »

Tawa-tawa, lagundi shown to ease mild COVID-19 symptoms

© Philippine Council for Health Research Development Tawa-tawa, lagundi shown to ease mild COVID-19 symptoms MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-funded clinical trials on lagundi as ... Read more »

Newcastle's game against Spurs briefly halted after medical emergency in stands

Newcastle’s game against Tottenham Hotspur was briefly suspended due a medical emergency in the stands of St James Park on Sunday afternoon. © PA Players halted the game during the ... Read more »

India to move some migrant workers in Kashmir to army camps after killings

© Reuters/DANISH ISMAIL Indian Central Reserve Police Force personnel stand guard on a street, in Srinagar By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – Vulnerable Indian migrant workers in Kashmir will ... Read more »

Manipur breaks into celebration as Centre renames Andaman's 'Mount Harriet' as 'Mount Manipur'

Manipur broke into celebration on Sunday after the Centre renamed the Andaman and Nicobar Islands’ ‘Mount Harriet‘, where Manipur’s Maharaja Kulchandra Dhwaj Singh and 22 other freedom fighters were imprisoned, ... Read more »

Kerala floods: Jairam Ramesh flays non implementation of Gadgil panel report

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday blamed the non implementation of the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel report authored by eminent ecologist Madhav Gadgil in 2011, as the major ... Read more »

Newcastle v Spurs: fan stabilised and taken to hospital after medical emergency

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Newcastle United’s match against Tottenham was suspended for 20 minutes just before half-time due to a medical emergency in the crowd. Medical ... Read more »

Navotas lifts liquor ban

© Philstar.com / Irish Lising Navotas lifts liquor ban MANILA, Philippines — The Navotas government has lifted the ban on liquor after Metro Manila was placed under the more relaxed ... Read more »

Uniform storage, inventory system sought for government agencies

© The STAR / Geremy Pintolo, file Uniform storage, inventory system sought for government agencies MANILA, Philippines — A uniform warehousing and inventory system for all government agencies and their ... Read more »

Angelina Jolie's Book Just Came Out — And It Has Such an Inspiring Message

© RUNE HELLESTAD/UPI/Newscom/The Mega Agency. Angelina Jolie has been a long-time advocate for human rights, and her newest venture is bringing that knowledge to young people everywhere. Recently, Jolie co-wrote ... Read more »

Teen took drugs before attacking care home worker who tried to stop him assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, court hears

A Dublin teenager took 40 benzodiazepines before attacking a care home worker who tried to stop him from assaulting his pregnant girlfriend. The 18-year-old, who had previously lived in the ... Read more »

Syrian government, opposition agree on drafting new constitution -envoy

© Reuters/POOL Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets with U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen in Moscow By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations Special Envoy for ... Read more »

Sri Lanka justifiably confident, but in-form Namibia are no pushovers

© ICC/Getty Images David Wiese, the familiar name in the mix in the Namibia line-up © ICC/Getty Images Big picture The Sri Lanka of yore were legendary destroyers of associate ... Read more »

‘One of the best' – Pundit makes bold Chelsea claim after starring display

Pundit Tony Cascarino has heaped praise on a Chelsea player following his stunning performance against Brentford on Saturday. © PA Images Edouard Mendy with Trevor Chalobah and Ben Chilwell after ... Read more »

‘As simple as that' – Derby boss Wayne Rooney highlights key to frustration in Preston draw

© Provided by Football League World Championship – Hull City v Derby County Derby County manager Wayne Rooney has revealed his frustration at the lack of goals as they drew ... Read more »

"Big blow" - Journalist drops verdict after major setback for star Wolves "had big hopes for"

Wolverhampton Wanderers have high hopes for Yerson Mosquera despite suffering a long-term injury last month, according to Express & Star journalist Luke Hatfield. © GiveMeSport Wolves head coach Bruno Lage ... Read more »

Bitcoin all-time high coming soon, analysts agree

© Provided by City AM The majority of some of the industry’s most respected crypto analysts agree that a new all-time high for Bitcoin is highly likely in the coming ... Read more »

Newcastle United v Tottenham suspended amid medical emergency

Newcastle United’s home clash with Tottenham Hotspur has been suspended for after a fan was seemingly taken ill in the stands. Play was stopped just before half-time after Tottenham players ... Read more »

Newcastle vs Tottenham game halted due to medical emergency in St James' Park crowd

Game stopped in 40th minute after referee Andre Marriner's attention was alerted to incident; Newcastle say in club statement: "The supporter who was in need of urgent medical assistance has been stabilised and is on their way to hospital" Read more »