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Mar 29 2017

Energy, consumer shares lift S&P 500 to slight gain

The benchmark S&P 500 eked out a gain on Wednesday as strength in the energy and consumer sectors offset declines in financial shares and investors began looking ahead to first-quarter earnings season. | Video

Mar 29 2017

S&P edges up as energy gains, Vertex soars

The benchmark S&P 500 edged up on Wednesday as the stronger energy sector and soaring shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals offset declines in financial shares and investors began looking ahead to first-quarter earnings season. | Video

Mar 28 2017

Wall Street posts sharp gains, fueled by strong consumer data

U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Tuesday, with financial and energy shares surging as data showed U.S. consumer confidence soaring to a more than 16-year high. | Video

Mar 27 2017

Wall Street off as Trump agenda weighed; Dow down for eighth day

The S&P 500 cut earlier losses on Monday to end slightly lower, while the Dow declined for an eighth straight session, as investors assessed how the defeat of President Donald Trump's first major legislative action would impact the rest of his agenda. | Video

Mar 27 2017

Hospitals shares surge as market absorbs Republican health-bill failure

NEW YORK Shares of U.S. hospital operators surged on Monday after Republicans' pulled their healthcare bill, preserving for now the benefits that hospitals gained under Obamacare.

Mar 27 2017

Hospitals shares surge as market absorbs Republican health bill failure

NEW YORK Shares of U.S. hospital operators surged on Monday after Republicans' pulled their healthcare bill, preserving for now the benefits that hospitals gained under Obamacare.

Mar 24 2017

Wall Street dips in dramatic session as health bill pulled

A dramatic session on Wall Street ended with stocks slightly lower on Friday as they pared losses in late-afternoon trading after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system. | Video

Mar 22 2017

Hospital, Medicaid insurer shares set for volatility as health vote nears

NEW YORK The slumping U.S. healthcare stocks at the center of efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act are expected to stay volatile as Republican legislation heads into a vote on Thursday that could signal how protracted their battle to repeal the law will be.

Mar 17 2017

World stocks touch record high, dollar decline deepens

NEW YORK A global stocks index touched a fresh record high on Friday, wrapping up a week when many of the world's major central banks either raised interest rates or signaled they might do so, underlining confidence about economic growth and inflation.

Mar 16 2017

Dollar slides, yields rise as investors digest Fed

NEW YORK The dollar sank to a five-week low on Thursday while U.S. bond yields rose as investors digested the recent U.S. interest rate increase and indications there would be no pick-up in the pace of monetary tightening. | Video

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