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Wall Street rallies on trade optimism

Feb 15 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their protracted trade war. | Video

US STOCKS-Wall St rallies on U.S.-China trade optimism

Feb 15 2019

* Indexes up: Dow 1.41 pct, S&P 0.82 pct, Nasdaq 0.40 pct (Updates to late afternoon, changes dateline, byline)

S&P 500 slips as grim retail sales data overshadows trade hopes

Feb 14 2019

NEW YORK The S&P 500 and the Dow slipped while the Nasdaq posted a slim gain on Thursday as investors struggled to square grim retail sales data with hopes that high-level talks in Beijing could resolve the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute. | Video

Wall Street overcomes early losses on grim retail sales data

Feb 14 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street struggled to reverse early losses on Thursday as an unexpected drop in retail sales dampened investor hopes for progress at the ongoing U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing.

US STOCKS-Wall St overcomes early losses on grim retail sales data

Feb 14 2019

* Dow off 0.06 pct, S&P 500 up 0.02 pct, Nasdaq up 0.32 pct (Updates to late afternoon, changes byline)

Wall Street advances on trade hopes, tame inflation data

Feb 13 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street closed higher on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and benign inflation data suggested the Federal Reserve would hold interest rates steady in the near term. | Video

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall Street extends gains as trade talks progress

Feb 13 2019

NEW YORK, Feb 13 Wall Street extended its gains on Wednesday as investor optimism was stoked over hopes that the United States and China could iron out a trade deal, and tame inflation data suggested the Fed would hold interest rates steady in the near term.

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall Street advances on trade hopes, tame inflation data

Feb 13 2019

* Cisco gains in after-market trading following earnings release

Wall Street advances on trade hopes, deal to avert government shutdown

Feb 12 2019

NEW YORK Wall Street rallied on Tuesday as investors were heartened by a tentative congressional spending deal to avoid another partial federal government shutdown and by optimism surrounding U.S.-China trade negotiations. | Video

US STOCKS-Wall St rises on trade hopes, deal to avoid govt shutdown

Feb 12 2019

* Indexes up: Dow 1.5 pct, S&P 500 1.33 pct, Nasdaq 1.43 pct (Updates to late afternoon; changes dateline, byline)

World News

Haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld dies aged 85

German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the global fashion industry for over half a century, has died, a source at the French fashion house said on Tuesday. He was 85.