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  • 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.

  • 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%.

  • 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.

  • U.S. Stocks Waver, Awaiting Trade Developments

    U.S. stocks drifted lower Monday, kept in a narrow range by a dearth of economic data and earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 5 points, or less than 0.1%, to 27999 shortly after the opening bell. The S&P 500 declined 0.2% and the Nasdaq Composite was off 0.4%.

  • Global Stocks Waver, Awaiting Trade Developments

    Global stocks started the week with muted gains in the absence of any further developments on U.S.-China trade negotiations. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.2% after the gauge ended last week above the 28000 milestone. Over in Asia, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index climbed 1.4% while the Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.6%.

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Tops 28000 for the First Time

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 28000 for the first time Friday, notching a new record as fading recession fears extended the decadelong bull-market rally. A furious rise in the final minutes of the trading session thrust the Dow above its latest milestone, re-energizing a stock market that appeared listless in recent days. Investors drove the Dow up 222.93 points, or 0.8%, to 28004.89-- its 11th record close of 2019-- as they cheered trade developments and a rosier economic...

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Tops 28000 for the First Time

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged above 28000 for the first time Friday, a furious rally in the final minutes of the trading session. The blue-chip index opened modestly higher and climbed throughout the session as investors cheered good news on trade talks and the economy. Friday's biggest gainers were UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Johnson& Johnson and Pfizer.

  • Stocks Climb on U.S.-China Trade Deal Hopes

    The S&P 500 is on track for its best winning streak since 2017, coming off a historically calm stretch for the stock market. Investors drove the broad stock market index up about 0.6% Friday as they cheered good news on trade talks and the economy. The index is poised for a 0.7% gain for the week, its sixth consecutive week of gains.

  • Stocks Climb on U.S.-China Trade Deal Hopes

    The S&P 500 is on track for a sixth consecutive week of gains, coming off one of the calmest stretches in the stock market in months. Investors drove the broad stock market index up about 0.5% Friday as they cheered good news on trade talks and the economy. The index is poised for a 0.7% gain for the week.

  • Stocks Climb on U.S.-China Trade Deal Hopes

    The S&P 500 is on track for a sixth consecutive week of gains, capping off one of the calmest stretches in the stock market in months. Investors drove the broad stock market index up 0.3% shortly after the opening bell Friday as they cheered good news on trade talks and the economy. The index is poised for a 0.4% gain for the week.

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