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  • US STOCKS-S&P 500 drifts higher on healthcare, tech lift

    * Technology, healthcare stocks shine. * Boeing (BA) rises on resuming 737 MAX production. * Twitter, Facebook (FB) drop amid threat of executive order. * Indexes up: Dow 0.43%, S&P 0.50%, Nasdaq 0.52% By Medha Singh.

  • Stocks Edge Higher as Jobless Claims Fall

    By Joe Wallace, Alexander Osipovich and Frances Yoon. U.S. stocks edged higher Thursday, extending their recent rally, after data showed a drop in the number of Americans filing for unemployment-- albeit from historically high levels. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 100 points, or 0.4%, in morning trading, a day after the blue-chips gauge closed above 25000 for the first time since early March and posted its largest two-day advance in more than a month.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, euro rise on recovery hopes, U.S.-China tensions lift gold

    * European equities rally on 750 bln euro recovery fund. * Wall Street gains on reopening business optimism. * Deteriorating U.S.-Sino rift lifts save-haven gold. * Oil slightly lower on inventory build. By Herbert Lash and John McCrank.

  • IMF sees reversal in capital flows out of emerging markets

    The International Monetary Fund on Thursday said it estimates that emerging market economies have raised some $77 billion in debt in April and May, partially reversing massive capital outflows of $100 billion seen after the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Stocks Edge Higher as Jobless Claims Fall

    U.S. stocks edged higher Thursday, extending their recent rally, after data showed a drop in the number of Americans filing for unemployment-- albeit from historically high levels. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked up 70 points, or 0.3%, in morning trading, a day after the blue-chips gauge closed above 25000 for the first time since early March and posted its largest two-day advance in over a month. The S&P 500 rose 0.2%, while the Nasdaq Composite slipped less than 0.1%.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500 holds steady at near 3-month high

    * Boeing (BA) rises on resuming 737 MAX production. * Twitter, Facebook (FB) drop amid threat of executive order. * Indexes: Dow up 0.05%, S&P up 0.06%, Nasdaq up 0.03% By Medha Singh.

  • U.S. Stocks Open Higher as Jobless Claims Fall

    The rally in U.S. stocks continued Thursday, with the Dow industrials advancing after data showed a drop in the number of Americans filing for unemployment-- albeit from historically high levels. The blue-chip index added 88 points, or 0.3%, while the S&P 500 ticked up 0.2%. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index, which struggled a bit Wednesday, fell 0.2%.

  • Dow rises as stock market attempts to shake off 5% GDP contraction, 40 million total jobless claims

    U.S. stock benchmarks tried to extend gains on Thursday, as optimism about business reopenings from COVID-19 closures appeared to overshadow a wave of weak economic reports and rising tensions between the U.S. and China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 90 points, or 0.4%, at 25,634, the S&P 500 index rose 0.2%, at 3,041, while the Nasdaq Composite Index edged back 0.2% at 9,398. On Thursday, the Labor Department said 2.12 million unemployed Americans applied for state...

  • US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500, Dow open higher as Boeing resumes 737 MAX production

    The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes opened higher on Thursday, boosted by Boeing shares as the planemaker resumed production of its 737 MAX jets, but simmering tensions between the United States and China kept investors on edge.

  • US STOCKS-S&P 500 set for muted open after hitting near 3-month high

    * Boeing (BA) up after resuming 737 MAX production. * Twitter, Facebook (FB) drop amid threat of executive order. * Futures: Dow rises 0.6%, S&P up 0.1%, Nasdaq off 0.9% By Medha Singh.

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