Dow, Bitcoin Bleed Lower as Weak Economic Data Saps Trade Deal Optimism

The US stock market endured steady losses on Thursday, leaving the Dow’s eight-week winning streak on the ropes. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, continued to mount an unsuccessful push toward $ 4,000 that has left most crypto assets in the red. Dow Fails to Break Through 26,000 Dow futures traded up throughout much of the pre-market session, putting the index within striking distance of the 26,000 point milestone. However, Wall Street turned sour ahead of the opening bell, and all three major US stock indices dropped when the market opened. As of 10:17 am ET, the Dow had lost 68.12 points, recovering

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Dow Falls 175 Points on Awful Retail Sales Data While Bitcoin Price Continues Slow Bleed

A historically-abysmal decline in consumer spending crushed the US stock market on Thursday, causing the Dow to open to triple-digit losses just hours after it looked like the index would continue its mid-week rally. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, continued its slow bleed down toward interim support at $ 3,550 and could very well be on the verge of another large sell-off. Weak Retail Sales Report Crushes Dow at Thursday Open As of 9:37 am ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had dropped 176.86 points or 0.69 percent. The bearish trend rippled throughout the wider stock market as well, pushing the S&P

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