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  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    U.S. stocks rose after White House negotiators said they aim to reach a deal on a new coronavirus-relief package by the end of the week. Lapse in Extra Jobless Aid Seen Hurting Recovery. Many economists expect last week's expiration of $600 in enhanced weekly unemployment benefits to lead to a sharp drop-off in household spending and a setback for the U.S. economy's near-term recovery.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    U.S. stocks rose after White House negotiators said they aim to reach a deal on a new coronavirus-relief package by the end of the week. Lapse in Extra Jobless Aid Seen Hurting Recovery. Many economists expect last week's expiration of $600 in enhanced weekly unemployment benefits to lead to a sharp drop-off in household spending and a setback for the U.S. economy's near-term recovery.

  • U.S. Stocks Rise, Gold Rallies

    U.S. stocks rose early Wednesday ahead of fresh data assessing recovery in the American services sector and job market. The S&P 500 gained 0.4%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.69%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was ahead 0.08%.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Edge Higher, Gold Rallies

    U.S. stock futures ticked higher Wednesday ahead of fresh data assessing recovery in the American services sector and job market. Futures tied to the S&P 500 gained 0.5%, pointing to a rise in the benchmark index after the New York opening bell. The pan-continental Stoxx Europe 600 advanced 0.8%.

  • Stocks Edge Higher as Earnings Season Marches On

    U.S. stocks ticked up modestly Tuesday as investors held out cautious hope for progress in Washington on an aid package to support an economy roiled by a pandemic. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.62% as of the 4 p.m. close of trading in New York. The S&P 500 rose 0.36%.

  • U.S. Stocks Climb to Start the Month

    U.S. stocks rose on Monday, lifted by a surge in technology stocks like Apple and Microsoft, as well as signs that the rate of new coronavirus infections could be slowing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 236 points, or 0.9%, as of the close of trading in New York, getting August off to a strong start. The index climbed 2.4% in July.

  • U.S. Stocks Open Higher to Start the Month -- Update

    U.S. stocks rose on Monday, lifted by a surge in technology stocks like Apple and Microsoft, as well as signs that the rate of new coronavirus infections could be slowing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 201 points, or 0.8%, in morning trading, kicking off August with a modest uptick. The index climbed 2.4% in July.

  • News Highlights: Top Energy News of the Day

    Oil Rises Along With Risk Sentiment. U.S. oil prices shed earlier declines and rose, as an increase in stock prices on Wall Street boosted risk appetite in commodity markets. Refiners Retrench as Demand For Gasoline, Jet Fuel Shrivels.

  • Correction to U.S. Stock Futures Edge Up to Start the Month Article

    Ian Shepherdson is chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics. Stock Futures Edge Up to Start the Month "at 9:32 a.m. ET misspelled his name as Ian Sheperdson. (END) Dow Jones Newswires 08-03-20 1058 ET Copyright (c) 2020 Dow Jones& Company, Inc..

  • U.S. Stocks Climb to Start the Month

    U.S. stocks rose on Monday, as investors weighed halting steps toward a new coronavirus relief package and the country registered its lowest number of new infections in weeks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 229 points, or 0.9%, after the opening bell, kicking off August with a modest uptick. The index climbed 2.4% in July.

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