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Wall Street Weekahead: State of the Union more likely to raise eyebrows than stocks

Jan 28 2018

Anybody hoping for a replay of the stock market advance that followed U.S. President Donald Trump's first address to Congress may be disappointed. This time around, shares could suffer if Trump does not tread carefully on hot-button issues.

Trump's State of the Union more likely to raise eyebrows than stocks

Jan 26 2018

Anybody hoping for a replay of the stock market advance that followed U.S. President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress may be disappointed. This time around, shares could suffer if Trump does not tread carefully on hot-button issues.

Investors yawn at latest U.S. government shutdown squabble

Jan 18 2018

Investors have shrugged off the latest threat of a federal government shutdown, saying they are not worried about a major pullback in shares even if U.S. lawmakers fail to strike a deal.

Wall Street hits new highs on earnings optimism, data

Jan 13 2018

Wall Street continued its rally on Friday with record closing highs as the fourth-quarter earnings season kicked off with solid results from banks and robust retail sales drove investor optimism about economic growth. | Video

Wall St. rises with oil prices, earnings optimism

Jan 11 2018

Wall Street closed at record highs on Thursday as rising oil prices lifted energy stocks and investors bet on a strong U.S. corporate earnings season. | Video

Wall Street falls on China, NAFTA concerns

Jan 10 2018

NEW YORK The three major U.S. stock indexes ended lower on Wednesday after a choppy trading session as investors worried that China would slow U.S. government bond purchases and that U.S. President Donald Trump would end a key trade agreement. | Video

Wall Street climbs with boost from healthcare, banks

Jan 09 2018

Wall Street's major indexes extended the New Year rally to close at record levels on Tuesday on investor optimism ahead of quarterly earnings reports and hopes for easing tensions with North Korea. | Video

S&P keeps New Year's rally alive, Dow eases

Jan 08 2018

The S&P 500 extended its winning streak for 2018 on Monday although its advance slowed to a crawl as the healthcare and financial sectors weighed and investors awaited the start of the quarterly earnings season. | Video

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Wall Street eyes 2018 gains with a side of caution

Dec 31 2017

Dec 29 U.S. stocks are expected to keep rising in 2018 because a massive drop in the corporate tax rate is seen boosting the economy and corporate profits, but strategists say sizable gains could either be short-lived or elusive.

Wall Street eyes 2018 gains with a side of caution

Dec 30 2017

U.S. stocks are expected to keep rising in 2018 because a massive drop in the corporate tax rate is seen boosting the economy and corporate profits, but strategists say sizable gains could either be short-lived or elusive.

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