• Wall Street powers stocks higher on $2 trillion stimulus; dollar takes a hit

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    A Wall Street rally led global gains in stocks on Thursday despite a record number of new unemployment filings in the United States, as traders focused on the unanimous passage of a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill in the U.S. Senate and the possibility of more stimuli to come.
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  • Dow's best three days since 1931

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    The Dow wrapped up its strongest three days in nine decades Thursday as record weekly U.S. jobless claims came in below investors' worst fears and the focus stayed on an unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus awaiting approval by the U.S. House of Representatives. Fred Katayama reports.
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  • Stock futures are flat as Wall Street tries to build on Thursday's massive gains

    13 days ago - By CNBC

    The Dow was coming off its biggest three-day rally since 1931.
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  • Dow wraps up strongest three days since 1931

    14 days ago - By Reuters

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average wrapped up its strongest three days in nine decades on Thursday as record weekly U.S. jobless claims came in below investors' worst fears and the focus stayed on an unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus awaiting approval by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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  • Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday

    14 days ago - By CNBC

    The Dow rallied for a third straight day - despite a sharp jobless claims increase - as investors cheered the Senate passing a massive stimulus bill.
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  • Dow surges 1,352 points, reenters bull market, as traders cheer coronavirus stimulus bill

    Dow surges 1,352 points, reenters bull market, as traders cheer coronavirus stimulus bill

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    US stocks gained Thursday as investors shrugged off a huge number of weekly jobless claims spurred by layoffs related to the coronavirus outbreak.
    The Dow Jones industrial average surged 6.4% - or 1,352 points - to extend its three-day surge to 21%. That means the index has officially reentered a bull market just weeks after the last one ended.
    Investor optimism continued to build around the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package the Senate passed late Wednesday.
    The bill includes unemployment-benefit expansions, help for businesses, and payments for Americans to help bolster the US...
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  • Dow Gains Nearly 24% In Three Days Despite Record Unemployment Claims, All Eyes On Stimulus Bill

    14 days ago - By Forbes

    It was the best three-day run for stocks since the 1930s.
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