Economy Oct 26

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Solid earnings drive U.S. stocks further into record heights

The S&P 500 was up 0.3%. Big technology companies were doing much of the heavy lifting, and that helped send the Nasdaq up 0.3%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.1%. UPS jumped 7.4% after the package delivery service reported…

Economy Sep 30

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S&P 500 fell 4.8% in September, worst month since March 2020

After climbing steadily for much of the year, the stock market became unsettled in recent weeks with the spread of the more contagious delta variant of COVID-19, a sudden spike in long-term bond yields and word that the Federal Reserve…