• STOCKS CLIMB TO RECORD HIGHS: Here's what you need to know

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stocks climbed to a new record as a core reading of inflation slowed, showing that economic growth is continuing to grind along.
    The S&P 500 gained 0.1%. Meanwhile, the Dow increased 0.2% and the more tech-heavy Nasdaq also rose 0.2%.
    First up, the scoreboard:
    Dow: 22,873.83, +32.82,
    S&P 500: 2,552.70, +1.73,
    Nasdaq: 6,603.05, +11.34,
    US 10-year yield: 2.28%, -0.04
    WTI crude oil: $51.36, +0.76 1. Forget bitcoin, an $8 trillion bubble in global markets is waiting to pop. Deutsche Bank's chief economist singles out government and corporate bonds that still have negative yields as...
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  • Tech Stocks Lead US Indexes Higher; Hospitals, Insurers Sink

    Tech Stocks Lead US Indexes Higher; Hospitals, Insurers Sink

    10 days ago - By NY Times

    A strong forecast from PC and printer maker HP is helping technology companies Friday as U.S. stock indexes approach record highs again. Retailers are also up after the Commerce Department said Americans shopped more in September. Health insurers and hospital operators are skidding after President Donald Trump said he will stop government payments to insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act.
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  • Data, tech stocks boost Wall Street

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose on Friday and the Nasdaq notched a record high, helped by upbeat economic data and gains in technology shares.
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  • STOCKS CLIMB TO RECORD HIGHS: Here's what you need to know

    STOCKS CLIMB TO RECORD HIGHS: Here's what you need to know

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stocks climbed higher to a new record as a core reading of inflation slowed, showing that economic growth is continuing to grind along.
    The S&P 500 gained 0.1%. Meanwhile, the Dow increased 0.2% and the more tech-heavy Nasdaq also rose 0.2%.
    First up, the scoreboard:
    Dow: 22,873.83, +32.82,
    S&P 500: 2,552.70, +1.73,
    Nasdaq: 6,603.05, +11.34,
    US 10-year yield: 2.28%, -0.04
    WTI crude oil: $51.36, +0.76, +0.76% 1. Forget bitcoin, an $8 trillion bubble in global markets is waiting to pop. Deutsche Bank's chief economist singles out government and corporate bonds that still have negative...
    Read more ...