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Nation Dec 12S&P 500, Nasdaq at records as hopes build for a trade deal
Stocks are closing at more record highs as traders hope that the U.S. and China can make enough progress on trade to avoid new tariffs kicking in over the weekend.
Economy Dec 03Stocks fall as Trump says trade deal with China can wait
Investors had been hoping for a deal this year, or at least enough progress to stave off new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including smartphones and laptops, scheduled to start Dec. 15.
Nation Nov 20Stocks slide on Wall Street over new trade war concerns
Stocks moved broadly lower in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors turned anxious about the possibility that the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal before next year.
Economy Nov 15Stocks end week of milestones at new highs. Dow tops 28,000
Wall Street closed out the week with more milestones Friday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 28,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs.
Economy Nov 13Wobbly day on Wall Street ends mixed
Wall Street capped a wobbly day for stocks with another record-setting finish Wednesday.
Economy Aug 14Dow slumps 800 points as bond yield spooks investors
The yield on the closely watched 10-year Treasury fell so low Wednesday that, for the first time since 2007, it briefly crossed a threshold that has correctly predicted many past recessions.
Economy Jul 11Dow Jones crosses 27,000 points, an all-time high
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 27,000 for the first time Thursday after a turbulent day on Wall Street left the market within striking distance of more milestones.
Economy Jun 10U.S. stocks climb after U.S. suspends tariff threat on Mexican goods
Some trade jitters eased a bit Monday, at least in regard to the trade spat between the U.S. and Mexico.
Economy May 29U.S. stocks on track for 1st monthly loss of 2019 after another sell-off
The latest market slide comes as investors worry that the trade war between the U.S. and China will derail global economic and corporate profit growth as it drags on with no sign of a resolution.
Economy May 13Escalating U.S.-China trade war sinks stock indexes
Technology companies, which do a lot of business with China and would stand to lose greatly in an extended trade battle, fell far more than the rest of the market Monday.