• Marijuana stocks surge after Michigan votes to legalize recreational use

    12 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From MarketWatch : Shares of cannabis companies rallied in premarket trade Wednesday, putting the sector on track for a seventh-straight gain, after Michigan voters legalized the recreational use of marijuana and other states legalized medical use, although South Dakota voted down recreational use. The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF MJ, +0.53% surged 2.2% ahead of the open, after running up 17% the past six sessions, all gains, leading up to the midterm elections. Among some active shares of marijuana companies, Aurora Cannabis Inc. ACB, -0.41% hiked up 3.8%, Canopy Growth Corp. CGC, -1.67%...
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  • World stocks climb after U.S. midterm vote but dollar takes hit

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    World stock markets climbed on Wednesday after the U.S. midterm election divided control of Congress, but the vote's outcome, which cast doubt on further U.S. tax cuts, hit the dollar and sent Treasury yields lower.
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  • Wall Street gains on midterm vote outcome

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Stocks rallied in the U.S. and Europe as investors breathed a sigh of relief as U.S. midterm elections produced a result Wall Street could live with.
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  • Health stocks up on U.S. vote, insurers hit records

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Healthcare stocks rallied on Wednesday, with U.S. health insurers reaching record highs as results of mid-term elections were seen reducing the likelihood of action to cut medical costs and programs in the world's biggest and most profitable market.
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  • Ryanair, CEO are sued in U.S. over stock price, labor relations

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Ryanair Holdings Plc and longtime Chief Executive Michael O'Leary have been sued in New York by a shareholder that said Europe's largest airline defrauded investors and inflated its share price by overstating its ability to manage labor relations and keep costs down.
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  • Wall Street rallies after midterm vote

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Stocks moved higher in the U.S. and Europe as investors breathed a sigh of relief as U.S. midterm elections produced a result Wall Street could live with.
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  • U.S. Hotel Stocks Drop 11.5% in October

    U.S. Hotel Stocks Drop 11.5% in October

    12 days ago - By Hotel News Resource

    After a steep drop in October, the index is down 10.5% through the first 10 months of 2018.
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  • $20.6 Billion of Bond Sales Backed by Voters in Midterm Election

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    Voters across the U.S. were backing at least $20.6 billion of bond sales to support school construction and infrastructure upgrades including road and bridge repairs, led by multi-billion-dollar measures in California. Results are still pending on hundreds of state and local measures.
    The nationwide election brought about $76.3 billion of bond referendums from California to Maine, the most in an election since 2006, according to data from market research company Ipreo by IHS Markit. It signals an increasing willingness by states and local governments to borrow for needed public works while...
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  • World stocks, Wall Street surge after US vote but dollar takes hit

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    World stocks rose on Wednesday, with Wall Street surging after the U.S. midterm election a day earlier divided control of Congress, but the outcome, which casts doubt on further U.S. tax cuts, hit the dollar and sent Treasury yields lower.
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  • Tech, healthcare stocks boost Wall Street after midterm results

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks surged on Wednesday, as investors piled into growth sectors such as technology and healthcare on relief that the outcome of the U.S. midterm elections was as expected.
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  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Agriculture Canine tea

    12 days ago - By AG Web

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Agriculture Canine teams are making headlines as threats of African swine fever hitting U.S. soil are causing alarm within the pork industry.
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  • U.S. Democrat election gains fuel stocks surge, hits dollar, Treasury yields

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street was set for a modestly firmer open on Wednesday and global stocks rose after significant U.S. election gains for the opposition Democrats, but the outcome may rule out further tax cuts, sending the dollar and Treasury yields sharply lower. David Pollard reports.
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  • U.S. stocks jump at the open after midterm results

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday after the midterm elections handed Democrats the House of Representatives and saw Republicans reinforce their control of the Senate in a widely expected outcome.
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  • Wall Street set to rise as investors take split Congress in stride

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks were on course to open higher on Wednesday after the midterm elections handed Democrats the House of Representatives and saw Republicans reinforce their control of the Senate in a widely expected outcome.
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  • US stocks set for gains after midterm results; dollar slips

    12 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Wall Street is set to open higher Wednesday after the U.S. midterm elections showed the Democrats winning control of the House of Representatives and the Republicans keeping a majority in the Senate.
    Though the election results increase the potential for political gridlock in Washington, the outcome was mostly expected, so markets have not been as volatile as after other political events, such as the 2016 presidential vote.
    Futures show the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrials opening about a half a percent higher, while the Nasdaq is poised for a gain of closer to 1 percent.
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  • World stocks, Wall Street futures surge after U.S. vote but dollar takes hit

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street was set for a surge on Wednesday and global stocks rose after a U.S. election divided control of Congress, but the outcome, which casts doubt on further tax cuts, hit the dollar and sent Treasury yields lower.
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