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Stocks fell across Europe on Tuesday as Nasdaq futures tumbled more than 1%, with rising U.S. inflation concerns spooking investor sentiment. The pan-European Stoxx 600 SXXP, -2.18% slipped 2%, after closing at a fresh record high on Monday. In London, the FTSE 100 UKX, -2.23% fell 2.3%, while the CAC 40 PX1, -2.13% in Paris …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, +0.30% inched 0.30% higher to $80.18 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.08% falling 0.08% to 4,183.18 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.48% falling 0.48% to 33,820.38. This was the stock’s third …

Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have taken flight to start April, rising amid statistically unusual bullish momentum. In the process, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average have knifed to record highs, while the Nasdaq Composite has staged a potentially consequential trendline breakout. Before detailing the U.S. markets’ wider view, the S&P 500’s …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, -0.57% dropped 0.57% to $78.12 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.36% rising 0.36% to 3,972.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.26% falling 0.26% to 32,981.55. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. closed …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, -1.49% slipped 1.49% to $78.06 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 33,171.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.09% falling 0.09% to 3,971.09. The stock’s fall snapped a …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, +0.21% inched 0.21% higher to $77.10 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.52% rising 0.52% to 3,909.52 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.62% rising 0.62% to 32,619.48. This was the stock’s …

JOHANNESBURG—South African platinum miners are raking in record amounts of cash and reinvesting in their mines in a bet that vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells will help lift demand. After years of low prices, profits at local miners of platinum group metals, which include palladium and rhodium among others, have soared, even though lockdowns …

Selling in U.S. government bonds accelerated on Thursday, sending yields soaring again as uncertainty over the pace of economic expansion continued to unsettle financial markets. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which rises when bond prices fall, jumped above 1.7% for the first time since the pandemic in early trading Thursday. Declines spread …

Technology companies led losses among U.S. stock futures as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s latest economic outlook and any signals on interest rates and bond purchases for the next few years. Futures tied to the tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 slipped 1.3%, while S&P 500 futures fell 0.4%. Contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were relatively …

Shares of General Electric Co. slumped Wednesday, after the industrial conglomerate confirmed a $30 billion deal with AerCap Holdings NV, while also surprisingly proposing a 1-for-8 reverse stock split. GE, which hosted an analyst meeting early Wednesday, also provided 2021 financial guidance, in which the range for adjusted earnings was a bit downbeat, but the …