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Banks, earnings, German data keep European stocks in the red

By Jamie McGeever | LONDON European stocks fell for a third consecutive day on Tuesday, once again dragged down by financials as shares in Deutsche Bank slid on deepening concern about its health after its $8.5 billion cash call. A batch of weak corporate earnings reports...

Wall Street slips as financials, discretionary stocks drag

U.S. stocks dipped Tuesday morning, pulled lower by financial and consumer discretionary names, and as investors focused on President Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. Trump's promises of tax reform, infrastructure spending and simpler regulations have sparked a post-election rally...

Trump pledges to bring back jobs spur Wall Street recovery

Wall Street pared losses in midday trading on Thursday, after President Donald Trump told chief executives of major U.S. companies that he plans to bring back millions of jobs to the United States. Trump is expected to introduce a series of proposals that could benefit...

U.S. Stocks Add to Records, Dollar Gains With Oil: Markets Wrap

Greenback advances after Fed official keeps March hike alive Home Depot, Wal-Mart jump after results buoy consumer hopes U.S. stocks rose to records as retailer results topped estimates, while the dollar resumed its advance amid fresh signs global growth has started to accelerate. Mexico’s...

World stocks lose momentum after record-breaking week

By Helen Reid | LONDON Global equity markets were set to end the week on a softer footing on Friday, after setting record highs in the previous two sessions, as investors looked for clarity on U.S. President Donald Trump's policies on tax and trade. The MSCI...

Dollar Advances as Stocks Decline With Commodities: Markets Wrap

The dollar strengthened as investors digested a week which saw Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen kept alive prospects for a March rate increase. Equities in Europe fell, paring a second weekly advance, led by commodity producers as prices of industrial metals were dragged down by...

Wall Street extends record run as ‘Trump trade’ reignites

By Yashaswini Swamynathan The main U.S. stock indexes hit record intraday highs on Monday, led by financials and industrials, as the so-called "Trump trade" sparked back to life on renewed optimism about the economy. The three main indexes closed at record highs on Thursday and Friday...

Dow and Nasdaq hit record highs; industrials outperform

U.S. equities rose on Tuesday as investors focused on a slew of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly rose more than 100 points, hitting a new record high, before holding about 73 points higher with Boeing contributing the most gains. The S&P...

U.S. stocks slump as Trump’s travel ban triggers uncertainty

Fear gauge VIX rises the most since August * Five of 11 S&P sectors down more than 1 pct * Airline stocks fall after Trump travel ban * Indexes down: Dow 1.04 pct, S&P 1.1 pct, Nasdaq 1.39 pct (Adds details, comments, updates prices) By Yashaswini Swamynathan Jan 30...

Dow passes 20,000 points for the first time

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most famous equity index benchmark on Wall Street, shot above 20,000 for the first time Wednesday. The blue-chip stocks index quickly blew through the much-anticipated milestone in the opening seconds of trading and continued to gain as the morning...
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