• The Dow cracks 25,000 for the first time since May

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Stocks rose Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average cracking 25,000 for the first time since late May. The euro hit a two-week high against the dollar. US Treasury yields rose, holding just below 3%.
    Here's the scoreboard:
    Dow Jones industrial average : 25,136.20 +336.22
    S&P 500 : 2,767.43 +18.63
    The US trade deficit hit a seven-month low in April. Record-high exports and a slight fall in imports shrunk the gap by 2.1%, the Commerce Department said, to $46.2 billion.
    Productivity in the US grew at a slower pace in the first quarter than initially thought. Nonfarm worker...
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  • Melania Trump just made her first public appearance in weeks

    Melania Trump just made her first public appearance in weeks

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    First lady Melania Trump made her first public appearance before the media in weeks on Wednesday at a hurricane briefing with President Donald Trump.
    "The people of our country love you, so thank you, honey," Trump said to his wife at the panel.
    First Lady Melania Trump made her first public appearance before the media in weeks on Wednesday at a Federal Emergency Management Agency hurricane briefing with President Donald Trump.
    In remarks at the event, Trump said that Melania "had a little rough patch but she's doing great."
    "The people of our country love you, so thank you, honey," he...
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