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Wall Street rises as Target, Lowe's results point to consumer confidence

Aug 21 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street's main indexes rose on Wednesday as upbeat earnings from retailers pointed to strength in U.S. consumer demand, and held gains after minutes from last month's Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers had debated a more aggressive interest rate cut. | Video

US STOCKS-Target, Lowe's results boost Wall St; stocks hold gains after Fed minutes

Aug 21 2019

* Indexes up: Dow 1.03%, S&P 0.85%, Nasdaq 0.95% (Recasts with release of Fed minutes; changes byline; adds New York to dateline)

Wall Street rally ends as financial shares slide

Aug 20 2019

NEW YORK Financial shares led U.S. stocks lower on Tuesday to end a three-day rally as investors awaited comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell at the end of the week. | Video

US STOCKS-Wall Street rally halts as financial shares slide

Aug 20 2019

* Indexes down: Dow -0.41%, S&P -0.62%, Nasdaq -0.52% (Updates to late afternoon, changes byline, dateline to NEW YORK)

Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus

Aug 19 2019

NEW YORK U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell. | Video

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus

Aug 19 2019

* China unveils interest rate reform; Germany hints at stimulus

US STOCKS-Wall St rallies as investors cheer global stimulus efforts

Aug 19 2019

* Estee Lauder jumps after full-year forecast raised (Updates to late afternoon, changes byline, adds NEW YORK to dateline)

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

Aug 18 2019

NEW YORK The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states.

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

Aug 18 2019

NEW YORK, Aug 18 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states.

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