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  • Stocks Rise as Hopes Build for More Stimulus -- 2nd Update

    Stocks rose as social unrest across the U.S. showed signs of calming and investors bet economic activity will improve with the ebbing of coronavirus infections and additional government stimulus. Investors favored shares that have been battered during the market turmoil this year, suggesting their growing optimism about economic prospects. The S&P 500 advanced 42.05 points, or 1.4%, to 3122.87.

  • Stocks Rise as Hopes Build for More Stimulus -- Update

    Stocks rose Wednesday as social unrest across the U.S. showed signs of calming and investors bet economic activity will improve with the ebbing of coronavirus infections and additional government stimulus. Investors favored shares that have been battered during the market turmoil this year, suggesting their growing optimism about prospects for the economy. The S&P 500 advanced 42.05 points, or 1.4%, to 3122.87.

  • Stocks Rise as Hopes Build for More Stimulus -- Update

    By Caitlin Ostroff, Frances Yoon and Karen Langley. Stocks rose Wednesday as social unrest across the U.S. showed signs of calming and investors bet economic activity will improve with the ebbing of coronavirus infections and additional government stimulus. The S&P 500 advanced 1.4% as of the 4 p.m. close of trading in New York.

  • U.S. Stocks Climb as Hopes Build for More Stimulus

    By Caitlin Ostroff, Frances Yoon and Karen Langley. Stocks rose Wednesday as social unrest across the U.S. showed signs of calming and investors bet economic activity will improve with the ebbing of coronavirus infections and additional government stimulus. The S&P 500 advanced 1.3%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average added about 470 points, or 1.8%.

  • U.S. Stocks Climb as Hopes Build for More Stimulus

    By Caitlin Ostroff, Frances Yoon and Karen Langley. Stocks rose Wednesday as social unrest across the U.S. showed signs of calming and investors bet economic activity will improve with the ebbing of coronavirus infections and additional government stimulus. The S&P 500 rose 1.2%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average added about 430 points, or 1.7%.

  • U.S. Stocks Climb as Hopes Build for More Stimulus

    Stocks rose Wednesday as social unrest across the U.S. showed signs of calming and investors bet economic activity will improve with the ebbing of coronavirus infections and additional government spending to shore up the recovery. The S&P 500 rose 0.8%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average added about 235 points, or 0.9%. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 0.6%, climbing to within 2% of February's all-time high.

  • U.S. Stocks Open Higher as Hopes Build for More Stimulus

    Global stocks rose Wednesday as social unrest across the U.S. showed signs of calming, and investors bet economic activity will improve with the ebbing of coronavirus infections and additional government spending to shore up the recovery. The S&P 500 gained 0.7% in early New York trading, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 222 points, or 0.9%. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.3%.

  • Global Stocks Rise as Hopes Build for More Stimulus

    Global stocks rose Wednesday as social unrest across the U.S. showed signs of calming, and investors bet economic activity will improve with the ebbing of coronavirus infections and additional government spending to shore up the recovery. Futures linked to the S&P 500 gained 0.5%, indicating the benchmark index will rally after the opening bell. The gauge is less than 10% off the record high it hit in February.

  • U.S. Stocks Close Higher Despite Social Unrest

    U.S. stocks rose Tuesday even as investors weighed the prospects of a protracted economic recovery following the coronavirus lockdowns, outbreaks of violence across American cities and tensions with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 267.63 points, or 1.1%, to 25742.65, led by Home Depot, American Express and Goldman Sachs. The S&P 500 rose 25.09 points, or 0.8%, to 3080.82, and the Nasdaq Composite added 56.33 points, or 0.6%, to 9608.37.

  • U.S. Stocks Close Higher Despite Social Unrest

    U.S. stocks drifted higher Tuesday even as investors weighed the prospects of a protracted economic recovery following the coronavirus lockdowns, outbreaks of violence across American cities and tensions with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 1%. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.6%.

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