Wall Street edges higher on robust earnings, Brexit deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street gained ground on Thursday as positive geopolitical developments and a string of corporate earnings beats put investors in a buying mood. A moderate but broad-based rally sent all three major U.S. indexes into the black. Britain and the European Union agreed to a severance deal, potentially wrapping up three years of uncertainties after Britons […]

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Wall Street advances as earnings season hits the road running

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street jumped on Tuesday as third-quarter reporting season kicked into high gear with a spate of upbeat earnings reports that brought buyers back to the equities market. All three major U.S. stock indexes touched three-week highs, gaining more than 1% in a broad-based rally. “It’s all going to be about earnings for the next couple […]

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Wall Street rises after upbeat start to earnings season

(Reuters) – Wall Street was off to a strong start on Tuesday as upbeat earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson allayed concerns about the fallout from a prolonged U.S.-China trade war on corporate America. Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) gained 1.7% to a three-week high after the company beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter […]

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Futures rise as third-quarter earnings start on strong note

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as the third-quarter earnings season got off to an upbeat start with robust reports from JPMorgan Chase, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson. JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) gained 1.9% after beating Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit by a wide margin, underpinned by strength in bond trading, underwriting and home lending […]

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Indexes tumble as visa restrictions fuel U.S.-China worries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended down sharply and near the day’s lows on Tuesday as news that the United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials overshadowed comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggesting openness to further interest rate cuts. Stocks cut losses following Powell’s remarks but quickly reversed course to fall further in late trading […]

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Wall Street drops more than 1% on domestic growth worries

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell more than 1% for the second straight session on Wednesday, hitting a fresh one-month low, as September’s weak private payrolls report added to concerns of a slowdown in the world’s largest economy. U.S. private employers hired fewer-than-expected workers in September, the ADP National Employment Report showed, pointing to weakness in the labor market. The report, […]

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Wall Street drops; White House considers delisting Chinese companies

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Friday after news that the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges and limit U.S. investments into China. The tariff-sensitive Philadelphia semiconductor index .SOX extended its decline to 2.7%. The index was already under pressure from Micron Technology Inc’s (MU.O) tumble after it forecast a disappointing first-quarter profit. […]

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