• U.S., Europe optimism helps global stock index dodge trade war dread

    14 days ago - By Reuters

    An index of global stock markets rose on Monday for the first time in eight trading sessions on optimism about policy from Italy to the United States, dodging anxiety about the U.S.-China trade war.
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  • Wall Street rises on tax optimism, despite Apple drag

    14 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday, lead by industrials, on optimism for further tax relief, although a drop in Apple kept gains in check.
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  • Wall Street higher as tax cut hopes keep trade war fears at bay

    14 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock indexes were higher on Monday, boosted by the consumer discretionary sector and as hopes for a new round of tax cuts overshadowed fears of an escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade war.
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  • Markets Right Now: S&P 500 index opens higher after 4 losses

    14 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as the market comes off four straight days of losses.
    Retailers and consumer goods makers were among the biggest winners in early trading Monday. Home Depot rose 1.5 percent and Procter & Gamble climbed 1 percent.
    CBS fell 2.4 percent after its CEO Les Moonves stepped down following more allegations of sexual misconduct.
    Chinese internet giant Alibaba sank 2 percent after the company said founder Jack Ma would leave his post as chairman next year.
    The S&P 500 rose 11 points, or...
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  • Wall Street opens higher as tax cut hopes outshine trade fears

    14 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday as hopes for a fresh round of tax cuts overshadowed fears of an escalation in the trade war between the United States and China.
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