· The S&P 500 moved higher last week, rising by 0.9%. · Uncertainty in Europe ticked up, as Angela Merkel’s attempt to form a coalition government in Germany hit an impasse. · Chinese stocks dropped by 3% on Thursday as the market became increasingly concerned with the country’s debt and inflated asset values. The stock market moved higher last week, with the S&P 500 (SPX) moving up 24 points to 2602.
· The US Congress unveiled two dramatically different tax plans, which the market viewed with concern. The stock market moved lower last week, with the S&P 500 (SPX) moving down 5 points to 2582. On Monday, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman initiated a corruption crackdown, which involved detaining senior figures in the local Ritz-Carlton. This helped oil prices to surge higher by 2.8%. Led by energy stocks, this also pushed the SPX higher.
The S&P 500 (SPX) had its second down week in a row, losing 16 points to 2425. The market rose early in the week with concerns about foreign affairs having eased, but then fell again after doubts resurfaced about the Trump policy agenda. Many of last week’s market moving events were political. The stock market was up 1.1% on Monday, as investors were relieved that a military conflict between the US and North Korea was unlikely.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".