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US stocks close at records despite government shutdown threat

US equities ended a shortened trading week on a positive note despite uncertainty about whether Congress will pass a bill to maintain funding for …

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US stocks cling in shadow of government shutdown

US stocks have trimmed their gains, with a mid-morning retreat nobbling the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s attempt to stay in positive …

Mick Mulvaney

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Disappoints in January Amid Tax Reform Speculation

© Reuters. U.S. consumer sentiment falls to 94.4 vs. 97.0 forecast<p>Investing.com – U.S. consumer sentiment fell more than expected in January, …

Economy

Amazon, Nike drive Wall Street higher

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose on Friday, powered by gains in Amazon and Nike, while investors shrugged off fears of a looming U.S. government shutdown.<p>Amazon rose 1.3 percent after it raised the monthly fee for its Amazon Prime service, while Nike was up 2 percent after Wedbush …

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S&P 500 Closes at Record Highs; Nike Soars Nearly 5%

© Reuters.<p>Investing.com – US stocks closed at record highs on Friday, as investors hoped lawmakers would be able to agree a deal to fund the …

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U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.21%

© Reuters. U.S. stocks higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.21%<p>Investing.com – U.S. stocks were higher after the close on …

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MoviePass Wants Its (Many) Skeptics to Know It Has a Plan

The company behind the popular MoviePass service has said it will revitalize the movie theater industry with its flat-rate subscription. Now it has to convince the investors who have amassed $39 million in bets against its stock.<p>Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., the company that bought a majority …

Business

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities climb as shutdown looms, Treasury yields hit 3-year high

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities climb as shutdown looms, Treasury yields hit 3-year high<p>* Trump, Schumer meet to avert shutdown<p>* 10-year Treasury yields …

Economy

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St. ends higher even as govt. shutdown looms

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US STOCKS-S&P lifted by consumer stocks, IBM weighs on Dow

© Reuters. US STOCKS-S&P lifted by consumer stocks, IBM weighs on Dow<p>* Nike (NYSE:NKE), Philip Morris up after stock upgrade<p>* IBM (NYSE:IBM) lower …

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Stocks- Wall Street Mixed As Government Shutdown Looms

© Reuters. Wall Street was mixed on Friday.<p>Investing.com – Wall Street was mixed on Friday as investors shrugged off concerns about a possible U.S. …

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Shutdown fears drag US stocks into the red

US equities ended the day in negative territory as the ongoing drama in Washington DC cued up the latest round of shutdown worries.<p>The S&P 500 ended …

Economy

The close: TSX ends lower as resource stocks weigh

Canada's main stock index finished lower on Thursday, as energy companies and metals miners weighed.<p>The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 42.23 points, or 0.26 per cent, at 16,284.47.<p>Husky Energy Inc. fell 6.8 per cent to $17.77 after it said on Wednesday …

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US stocks, dollar turn lower on latest shutdown fears

US stocks and the dollar came under pressure on Thursday on signs that the US government could be inching towards a possible shutdown.<p>Negotiations in …

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US STOCKS-Wall St slips from record as healthcare, energy drag

© Reuters. US STOCKS-Wall St slips from record as healthcare, energy drag<p>* Alcoa (NYSE:AA) falls after missing earnings estimates<p>* Amazon shortlists …

Markets

There's Nothing Pushing Stocks Down

The market is floating on air right now.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 26000 for the first time ever Wednesday. On the same day, the Nasdaq Composite passed its inflation-adjusted peak from the dot-com boom for the first time. And the S&P 500 closed above 2800, another fresh …

Business

Dow surges 300 points, closes above 26,000 for first time

The Dow closed above 26,000 for the first time in its history, as bank earnings, Boeing (BA) and IBM (IBM) drove the blue-chip index higher Wednesday.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged about 321 points to 26,114. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite also hit all-time highs. The S&P 500 advanced 26 …

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Woe Is Me? Dow Gains 320 Points, Nasdaq Surpasses Dot-Com High as Melt Up Resumes

Records are made to be broken, but this is getting ridiculous.<p>The S&P 500 rose 0.9% to 2802.56 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed …

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks dip after rally as energy weighs; bond yields climb

© Reuters. GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks dip after rally as energy weighs; bond yields climb<p>* Treasury yields hit highest in 10-months<p>* Wall Street dips as …

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Global stocks pause after rally; U.S. bond yields hit 10-month high

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of world stock markets slipped on Thursday, pausing after notching a run of record highs, as a decline in Boeing and interest-rate sensitive sectors such as utilities and real estate weighed on U.S. equities.<p>Shares on Wall Street took a breather after the strongest …

Economy

Wall Street notches record close with biggest gain in six weeks

The major US equities gauges enjoyed their largest one-day gains since late November, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 26,000 for …

Markets

Dow Jones Closes Lower, IBM Revenue Grows First Time in 23 Quarters

© Reuters.<p>Investing.com – Wall Street closed lower as investor fears of a government shutdown offset optimism over earnings, erasing intraday gains …

Markets

The daily business briefing: January 18, 2018

1.<p>Dow closes above 26,000 for first time<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped by 323 points or 1.3 percent on Wednesday to close above 26,000, …

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Wall Street rebounds as tech, consumer staples advance

Wall Street rebounded on Wednesday as technology and consumer staples helped fuel the risk-on rally.<p>The S&P 500 rose 0.5 per cent to 2,789.09 — aided …

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Wall St. pauses rally as utilities, industrials fall

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street fell on Thursday as losses in industrials and interest-rate sensitive sectors offset marginal gains in tech stocks.<p>Utilities .SPLRCU and real estate .SPLRCR dipped 0.6 percent and 1.0 percent, respectively. The two sectors, which are considered bond proxies, fell as …

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Wall St. pauses rally as utilities, industrials fall

© Reuters. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York<p>By April Joyner<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - …

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When Good Markets Go Bad: Dow Goes From Up 280 to Down 10 as Euphoria Turns to Woe

An early rally that hinted at euphoria evaporated as the major market index finished the day in negative territory.<p>The <b>S&P 500</b> fell 0.4% to 2776.42 …

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Dow Jones Hits 26,000 Milestone

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plowed past 26,000 as optimism over corporate earnings turbocharged the equity bull market.<p>Gains in companies from …

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At the open: TSX flat as gold miners weigh, financials and pot stocks rise

Canada's main stock index opened flat on Wednesday, with falls among gold miners offset by gains for financial stocks and marijuana producers.<p>The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 9.26 points, or 0.06 per cent, at 16,308.14 shortly after the open.<p>The Canadian dollar steadied …

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Asian Shares Gain On US Showing, Nikeei 225 Up Near 26-Year Highs

Asia shares gain<p>Investing.com - Asian shares rose on Thursday with markets awaiting China GDP and industrial production in a day that followed on …

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