Wall St. run continues; Dow transports hit record Dec 7, 2016 07:35AM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street surged on Wednesday, with the Dow industrials and S&P 500 hitting fresh records, as equities continued their march upward after the presidential election of Donald Trump and a new high for transportation stocks added to the bullish tone.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 297.84 points, or 1.55 percent, to 19,549.62, the S&P 500 gained 29.12 points, or 1.32 percent, to 2,241.35 and the Nasdaq Composite added 60.76... (continue reading...)


Banks, telecoms lead Wall Street up; another Dow record Dec 6, 2016 07:23AM

By Lewis Krauskopf

(Reuters) - Wall Street climbed on Tuesday as telecom stalwarts AT&T and Verizon gained and bank shares added to their torrid post-election rally, helping the Dow set another record closing high.

The S&P financial sector rose nearly 1 percent, lifted by a 2.2 percent gain for Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC). The bank's chief executive told an investor conference it will see a near-term profit hit because of the sharp rise in... (continue reading...)


Wall Street rises, euro down ahead of ECB meeting Dec 5, 2016 07:53PM

By Sinead Carew

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil futures snapped a four-day rally on Tuesday on signs of higher output while the euro slipped from a three-week high ahead of a Thursday meeting of the European Central Bank.

Wall Street was boosted by financial and telecom stocks while U.S. Treasury yields held in narrow ranges ahead of the ECB meeting. Italian banks rebounded.

The euro fell 0.4 percent to $1.072 after rising sharply in... (continue reading...)


Wall Street rises, buoyed by economic data; Dow sets high Dec 5, 2016 07:35AM

By Lewis Krauskopf

(Reuters) - Wall Street rose on Monday, with the Dow Jones industrials setting fresh record highs, as services sector data gave further evidence of strength in the domestic economy.

U.S. services sector activity hit a one-year high in November, with a surge in production boosting hiring, following on the heels of Friday's employment report that showed strong job gains last month.

U.S. stocks have climbed since... (continue reading...)


Wall St. stock futures fall after Italy referendum Dec 4, 2016 06:27PM

(Reuters) - U.S. equity index futures fell on Sunday after a stinging defeat for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who said he would resign following a referendum over his proposals for constitutional reform.

Exit polls and early projections on Sunday showed Renzi lost the referendum by a wide margin.

"Buy bonds and sell stocks," hedge fund investor Douglas Kass, who runs Seabreeze Partners Management Inc, said after the vote. "The... (continue reading...)


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