• Wall St. climbs on trade optimism, hopes of averting government shutdown

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street's main indexes rose over 1 percent on Tuesday, in a broad-based rally fueled by a tentative deal reached by American lawmakers to avoid another partial government shutdown and hopes that the U.S.-China trade talks could result in an agreement.
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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average rallies 250 points after a tentative deal to avoid a government shutdown

    8 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Fred Imbert : Stocks rose on Tuesday amid news that U.S. lawmakers had secured a tentative deal on border security funding. Improved prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal also boosted equities.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 304 points, led by Caterpillar and Intel. The S&P 500 climbed 1.2 percent as consumer discretionary and financials outperformed. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.37 percent.
    “It appears as though the government shutdown was avoided. That's good news for the market. That headwind goes away,” said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at National Securities
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  • Trump's staunchest allies are already bashing the 'garbage' bipartisan border deal that could stave off another government shutdown

    Trump's staunchest allies are already bashing the 'garbage' bipartisan border deal that could stave off another government shutdown

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's most vocal allies are already railing against a tentative deal a bipartisan group of lawmakers struck on Monday night.
    The deal would reportedly allocate just $1.375 billion towards the border wall - a far cry from the $5.7 billion Trump has demanded.
    The deal would also require that the wall be built using only "existing technologies," meaning no concrete wall or use of Trump's border-wall prototypes would be allowed.
    "Any Republican that supports this garbage compromise - you will have to explain," Fox News host Sean Hannity said Monday.
    President Donald Trump's...
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  • World stocks rally on hopes for U.S.-China trade deal

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Signs that the U.S. and China might reach an agreement in trade talks and news of a tentative deal to avoid another government shutdown in Washington helped push world stock markets and bond yields broadly higher Tuesday.
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  • Markets Right Now: US stocks rise on deal to avoid shutdown

    8 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    U.S. stocks are gaining in early trading after U.S. lawmakers reached a tentative deal to avoid another costly government shutdown.
    The deal could help alleviate pressure on the market as the US and China head into talks to avert escalating their dispute over trade.
    Major companies continue to report fourth-quarter earnings. Molson Coors fell 6 percent as weak volume dragged down profit and revenue. Elsewhere, Coty soared after investment firm JAB Holdings offered to acquire a controlling stake in the owner of...
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  • Wall St. opens higher on trade hopes, progress to avert government shutdown

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, buoyed by a tentative deal reached by U.S. lawmakers to avoid another partial government shutdown and as the United States and China expressed optimism about the ongoing trade talks.
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  • Wall St. set to rise on trade optimism, progress to avert government shutdown

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street was set to open higher on Tuesday, buoyed by a tentative deal reached by U.S. lawmakers to avoid another partial government shutdown and after the United States and China expressed optimism about the ongoing trade talks.
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  • Tentative Congressional Budget Deal May Not Be Enough to Stop Another Shutdown

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    There's good news and bad news on the government shutdown front.
    The good: The foundation of a federal budget deal is in place, although still needing work on the details.
    The bad: It lacks the $5.7 billion that President Trump demanded, and that was what triggered his refusal to sign a previous deal, resulting in closing nine federal agencies for causing the last government closing.
    Congressional leaders reached “ an agreement in principle ” Monday night, Senator Richard Shelby told reporters, according to Reuters. “Our staffs are going to be working feverishly to put all the particulars...
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