Stock records aren’t enough to make investors feel bullish on the market

The U.S. stock market is back at record levels, but investors aren’t in a celebratory mood. According to the weekly survey of sentiment conducted by the American Association of Individual Investors, market participants are feeling somewhat tepid about the market, despite a lengthy move higher that took both the S&P 500 SPX, -0.04% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.32% to […]

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Hefty Arconic price tag could scare off potential bidders

The leveraged buyout of Arconic has run into a bit of turbulence, The Post has learned. Potential bidders for the aluminum parts maker, including Apollo Global Management, KKR and a bidding team made up of Blackstone Group and Carlyle Group, have grown concerned about price, sources said. Arconic, the former Alcoa division, sells parts to an aerospace sector that is […]

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Treasury yields steady as focus shifts to Fed gathering

Treasury yields fell slightly Friday, leaving the week’s climb intact, as traders looked ahead to next week’s meeting by the Federal Reserve, where a rate increase is expected. The 10-year Treasury note yieldTMUBMUSD10Y, +0.01% fell 1 basis point to 3.068%, trimming the weeklong climb to 7.6 basis points. The 2-year note yieldTMUBMUSD02Y, -0.27% was mostly flat at 2.803%, around its […]

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Trump Today: President challenges Kavanaugh’s accuser and says nominee is ‘under assault’

President Donald Trump on Friday challenged the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying charges would have been filed at the time of the alleged incident if it was “as bad as she says.” ‘WHY DIDN’T SOMEONE CALL THE FBI?’ In a series of tweets, Trump defended Kavanaugh and questioned allegations by Christine Blasey […]

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Rosenstein suggested he secretly record Trump, discussed 25th Amendment: New York Times

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested last year he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House, the New York Times reported, and also discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office. The Times’ report said Rosenstein made these suggestions in the spring of 2017, when Trump’s firing of then-FBI Director James Comey […]

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