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  • Stocks post back-to-back records but lack of a China trade pact caps gains

    By Chris Matthews and William Watts, MarketWatch, Andrea Riquier. Dow finishes above 28,000 milestone for the second session in a row. Stock benchmarks eked out fresh all-time highs on Monday, notching slight gains as progress toward a so-called phase- one U.S.-China trade agreement remained elusive.

  • U.S. Stocks Tick Higher in Quiet Session -- Update

    Stocks drifted higher in a quiet session Monday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite to another trio of closing records. With few major economic and earnings reports on the calendar Monday, the stock market's moves were relatively muted. The blue-chip average finished up 31.33 points, or 0.1%, to 28036.22, building on gains after rounding out its sixth consecutive weekly advance on Friday.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St ekes out gains as investors await U.S.-China trade clarity

    * U.S. grants 90-day extension to Huawei. * Trade in focus after Huawei extension. * Coty (COTY) gains on stake in Kylie Jenner's businesses. * Indexes up: Dow 0.11%, S&P 0.05%, Nasdaq 0.11% By Sinéad Carew.

  • US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street inches higher after mixed U.S.-China trade reports

    Wall Street's three main indexes eked out gains on Monday, barely extending record highs, as investors waited for concrete information on U.S.-China trade relations after mixed headlines. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 31.26 points, or 0.11%, to 28,036.15, the S&P 500 gained 1.55 points, or 0.05%, to 3,122.01 and the Nasdaq Composite added 9.11 points, or 0.11%, to 8,549.94.

  • Stocks grab another round of records as Wall Street parses trade news

    Stocks finished slightly higher on Monday, carving out record closes for all three major equity benchmarks, as investors tried to gauge the progress on a phase one trade deal between U.S. and China. The S&P 500 was up 2 points, or less than 0.1%, to finish at 3,122. The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 31 points, or 0.1%, to end around 28,036, based on preliminary numbers. The Nasdaq Composite rose 9 points, or 0.1%, to end near 8,550. Investors were tugged by news reports that both...

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on Huawei extension, buoying U.S. Treasuries

    * New U.S. 90-day extension to Huawei refuels equity rally. * U.S. Treasury prices rise on equity rally. * World share index less than 1% from record high. * Dollar slips as does crude as trade tensions remain. By Herbert Lash.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St nudge up as investors await U.S.-China trade clarity

    * U.S. grants 90-day extension to Huawei. * HP dips after rejecting Xerox's (XRX) $33.5 bln bid. * Coty (COTY) gains on stake in Kylie Jenner's businesses. * Indexes up: Dow 0.12%, S&P 0.1%, Nasdaq 0.18% By Sinéad Carew. NEW YORK, Nov 18 - Wall Street's main indexes were very slightly higher on Monday after closing at records on Friday and investors digested mixed headlines on U.S.-China trade relations.

  • U.S. Stocks Waver, Awaiting Trade Developments

    U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses Monday, kept in a narrow range by a dearth of economic data and earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was last up 33 points, or 0.1%, to 28037, heading toward another closing record. The S&P 500 added less than 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.1%.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St at record levels after U.S. extends Huawei reprieve

    * Trade deal mood in Beijing pessimistic - CNBC. * Chipmakers rise as U.S. grants 90-day extension to Huawei. * HP dips after rejecting Xerox's (XRX) $33.5 bln bid. * Coty (COTY) gains after taking stake in Kylie Jenner's businesses. * Indexes: Dow up 0.04%, S&P flat, Nasdaq off 0.03% By Arjun Panchadar.

  • U.S. Stocks Waver, Awaiting Trade Developments

    U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses Monday, kept in a narrow range by a dearth of economic data and earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points, or less than 0.1%, to 28014. The S&P 500 declined less than 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite was off 0.1%. Moves were muted after stocks finished at a fresh set of records Friday.

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