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CenturyLink (CTL) stock was at $13.16 on December 24. This is down 0.23% from the previous session. However, CenturyLink generates robust free cash flow.
After gaining for five consecutive trading weeks and closing at fresh record-high price levels, the S&P 500 started this week on a weaker note.
During ArcelorMittal’s 4Q16 earnings call, the markets will be waiting for the company’s fiscal 2017 guidance.
Average hourly earnings are a major indicator to be considered when looking at employment statistics. Average hourly earnings rose $0.02 to $25.61 in June.
The FTSE 100 had a rollercoaster ride in the previous month. The index fell to a low of 5,788.74 on the day of the United Kingdom’s referendum results.
The SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) rose by 2.6%. The United Kingdom’s (FKU) FTSE 100 was among the leaders in European markets. It rose by 2.6%.
Critical Asian indexes were trading on a mixed note on June 27 with the Japanese and Chinese indexes leading the gains. The Nikkei 225 posted a significant gain of 2.4%, while the Dow Jones Shanghai Index rose by 1.5%.
Looking at how US indexes reacted to the central bank policies on June 16, the S&P 500 VIX Index fell by 3.8%. The S&P 500 Index rose by 0.31%.
Major European indexes (DBEU) were trading negative on June 14, 2016, adding to the losses from the previous three days.
Major European indexes (DBEU) posted significant gains early on June 7, 2016.
Tech & Comm Services
Although the Dow Jones Index fell 0.7%, the tech-heavy NASDAQ (IXIC) index fell 1.4%. This was the second big tech stock sell-off in 2014.