Markets completed down Thursday, with the three main U.S. indices posting losses. The tech-heavy Nasdaq tumbled greater than 3.5%.
One foil to market good points was rising bond yields. At one level Thursday, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notice topped 1.6%. That is its highest stage in additional than a yr and displays investor issues with inflation and outlook towards financial restoration.
The job market acquired combined information Thursday. New preliminary jobless claims for normal state applications sunk sharply to 730,000 final week, their lowest stage since late 2020. Enrollment in Pandemic Unemployment Help stays sturdy, nevertheless, and final week’s Texas storms could spur one other flood of claims.
The Dow Jones Industrial Common fell 560, or 1.8%, to complete at 31,402.
GameStop rises 19%. It is deja vu another time. Shares of online game retailer GameStop Corp. (ticker: GME) ascended 19% Thursday, constructing on its Wednesday rally when it soared greater than 100%.
GameStop introduced late Tuesday that chief monetary officer Jim Bell would resign on the finish of March. And it seems that merchants and retail traders are again at it, pushing up the inventory’s worth. Different “Reddit shares,” similar to AMC Leisure Holdings (AMC) and BlackBerry (BB), weren’t in on the motion. They fell practically 9% and 6.5%, respectively.
Twitter shares climb on person information. Twitter (TWTR) introduced in a regulatory submitting Thursday that it goals to achieve no less than 315 million each day lively customers by the fourth quarter of 2023 and no less than double its annual income to $7.5 billion in 2023.
TWTR inventory climbed practically 4% on the day.
Moderna rises on earnings information. Pharmaceutical firm Moderna (MRNA) rose 2.5% Thursday after the discharge of its fourth-quarter earnings.
Whole income for the fourth quarter of 2020 was $571 million, and the corporate anticipates making $18.4 billion in COVID-19 vaccine gross sales based mostly on advance buy agreements.
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Information as of 4:00:00 PM on 2/25/2021