• The Dow jumps more than 350 points

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stocks jumped Tuesday as strong earnings and economic data lifted spirits on Wall Street.
    The three major US indices had shed about 4% during a sell-off last week.
    Watch US stocks trade in real time here.
    Stocks rose sharply Tuesday as strong earnings reports helped lift spirits on Wall Street after one of the worst sell-offs in eight months.
    The Dow Jones industrial average rallied as much as 1.5%, 0r more than 350 points, after ending lower four out of the five previous sessions. The Nasdaq Composite jumped nearly 2%, and the S&P 500 was up 1.5%.
    Financial and healthcare companies led...
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  • Global stocks jump, helped by strong earnings in the US

    Global stocks jump, helped by strong earnings in the US

    28 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - World stock markets are turning higher again Tuesday, helped by strong earnings reports from major U.S. companies. Investment banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, health care products company Johnson & Johnson and health insurer UnitedHealth all climbed after announcing their third-quarter results. Technology companies are also rising after their recent slump.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index jumped 25 points, or 0.9 percent, to 2,776 as of 10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 237 points, or 0.9 percent, to 25,488.
    The Nasdaq composite climbed 94...
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  • Wall St. gains after strong earnings from blue-chips

    28 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks rose broadly on Tuesday, led by technology and healthcare shares, as upbeat earnings from blue-chip companies helped ease jitters over the impact of the ongoing U.S.-China trade war and other global issues on corporate profits.
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  • Markets Right Now: Solid earnings send US stocks higher

    28 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Strong earnings from investment banks and big health care companies are helping send stocks solidly higher in early trading on Wall Street.
    Morgan Stanley climbed 3.8 percent in the first few minutes of trading Tuesday, and Goldman Sachs increased 1.6 percent.
    UnitedHealth Group, a major health insurer, rose 2.1 percent and Johnson and Johnson rose 2.2 percent.
    Technology stocks were also higher following a recent bout of weakness. Microsoft rose 1.9 percent.
    The S&P 500 index rose 20 points, or 0.7 percent, to...
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