Sinking Tech Sector Drags Dow, Nasdaq Lower

Dow Jones Industrial Sets Biggest Point Gain Since 2008, Tech Companies Lead Way On Wall Street

The rally came following the worst week for equities in more than two years.

Investors were encouraged by signs Washington and Beijing are open to negotiating on trade. Earlier in the session, the Dow rose 243 points, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq also traded higher. However, at the start of the new week the tensions calmed and Dow Jones recovered most of the loses accumulated last days and return to growth.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq slid 211.74 points, or 2.9 percent, to 7,008.81.

MARKETS OVERSEAS: In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 1.7 percent, while France's CAC 40 gained 1.2 percent.

Yankees' Bird to see foot specialist
He was optioned to the RailRiders on Wednesday, but was having a strong spring, batting.270 with four home runs in 14 games. Boone said he's confident Austin can fill the void at first. "We'll play the match-up game pretty much each and every day".

United States stocks enjoyed their largest one-day gains in more than two and a half years on Monday, with the S&P 500 index up 2.7%, as concerns of a trade war between USA and China eased. The Nasdaq climbed 195 points, or 2.8 per cent, to 7,188. The fingers that point accusingly were pointed at the bond market, where yields on longer-term Treasuries were falling.

Microsoft jumped 7.6 per cent and Bank of America climbed 4.4 per cent. Natural gas rose 7 cents, or 2.8 percent, to $2.69 per 1,000 cubic feet. The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Friday that it is investigating the social media giant's privacy practices, including whether the company engaged in "unfair acts" that cause "substantial injury" to consumers.

Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street following a huge gain the day before, led by more gains in technology companies and banks.

Nvidia tumbled more than any other stock in the S&P 500 on published reports that the company has temporarily stopped testing its technology for self-driving cars in the wake of a deadly collision last week in Tempe, Arizona, involving an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian. That announcement followed a news report indicating that US officials have submitted a list of market-opening requests.

Asian shares gain on easing of US-China trade war fears
The possibility of a trade war have weighed on the energy complex on fears that it could harm oil demand. Facial recognition firms in China attracted $1.64 billion in 45 deals previous year .

ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude added 17 cents to $65.72 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Wholesale gasoline was little changed at $2.01 a gallon. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.8 percent. Wholesale gasoline lost 2 cents to $2.01 a gallon.

Gold rose $5.10 to $1,355 an ounce.

The dollar rose to 105.22 yen from 104.82 yen on Friday. The euro fell to $1.2402 from $1.2455.

In Asia, Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 2.7 percent. Seoul's Kospi gained 0.8 percent.

Delhi Budget: AAP govt allocates nearly Rs 14000 cr for education sector
Sisodia, while explaining the budget details, kept on taking a dig at Baijal for not clearing numerous government's projects. Of the Rs 13,997 crore budget allocation, Rs 13,328 crore is the revenue budget, and Rs 759 crore is the capital budget.

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