• Markets Right Now: Stocks gain as bull run nears a milestone

    1 month ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    4 p.m.
    The S&P 500 index briefly traded at an all-time high as the stock market's bull run comes closer to becoming the longest on record.
    The benchmark index closed slightly higher on Tuesday, but a little below the high mark it set in January.
    The current bull market, which began in 2009, is on track to become the longest in history on Wednesday, surpassing the bull run of the 1990s.
    The Russell 2000 of small-company stocks closed at an all-time high.
    Tuesday's gains were driven by strong earnings. Medtronic, a medical device...
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  • S&P 500 sets record high, dollar slips after Trump attacks Fed

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Global equity markets rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 setting a new record high, as strong earnings and economic growth fueled stocks, while the dollar weakened after U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates.
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  • Instant View: S&P 500 trades above January high, sets record

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 stock index rose as much as 0.57 percent on Tuesday to 2,873.23, putting it just above its previous record high of 2,872.87 on Jan. 26. Bolstered by quarterly earnings reports and a rise in stock buybacks, the benchmark S&P 500 has gained over 2 percent in the past month.
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  • Instant View: S&P 500 trades above January high at new record

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    The S&P 500 stock index rose as much as 0.57 percent on Tuesday to 2,873.23, putting it above its previous record high of 2,872.87 on Jan. 26. Bolstered by quarterly earnings reports and a rise in stock buybacks, the benchmark S&P 500 has gained over 2 percent in the past month.
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  • How Brexit could smash the British pound a second time

    1 month ago - By CNN Mone

    The British pound is expected to drop sharply in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit while the reaction from UK stocks will be more measured.
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  • S&P hits record high, equals longest-ever bull run

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    The benchmark S&P 500 touched a record high on Tuesday and equaled its longest-ever bull-market run, as U.S. stocks rose on encouraging earnings reports and hopes that the United States and China could resolve their tariff dispute.
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  • What you need to know on Wall Street today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Stocks hit all-time highs for the first time since January
    US stocks on Tuesday rose to record highs for the first time since January 26.
    Led by tech and utilities companies, the benchmark S&P 500 index surpassed its previous intra-day record of 2,872.87. It traded up 0.6% to 2,872.93 at 1:10 p.m. ET.
    The rally to new highs almost coincided with an even bigger milestone for stocks: After the market closes on...
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  • Stocks hit all-time highs for the first time since January

    Stocks hit all-time highs for the first time since January

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The S&P 500 rose to a new high on Tuesday for the first time since January 26.
    On Wednesday, this bull market will become the longest ever.
    Strong earnings growth continues to power the stock market in the face of trade disputes , higher interest rates, and other things that have caused volatility this year.
    US stocks on Tuesday rose to record highs for the first time since January 26.
    Led by tech and utilities companies, the benchmark S&P 500 index surpassed its previous intra-day record of 2,872.87. It traded up 0.6% to 2,872.93 at 1:10 p.m. ET.
    The rally to new highs almost coincided...
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  • S&P hits record, equals longest bull-run

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    The benchmark S&P 500 hit an all-time intraday high on Tuesday, the same day it equaled its longest-ever bull-market run, as U.S. stocks rose on encouraging earnings reports and hopes that the United States and China could resolve their tariff dispute.
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  • Stocks hit all-time highs for the first time since January

    Stocks hit all-time highs for the first time since January

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The S&P 500 rose to a new high on Tuesday for the first time since January 26.
    On Wednesday, this bull market will become the longest ever.
    Strong earnings growth continues to power the stock market in the face of trade disputes, higher interest rates, and other things that have caused volatility this year.
    US stocks on Tuesday rose to record highs for the first time since January 26.
    Led by tech and utilities companies, the benchmark S&P 500 index surpassed its previous intra-day record of 2,872.87.
    The rally to new highs almost coincided with an even bigger milestone for the stock...
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