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U.S. stocks keep cruising higher. All three broad market indices closed Thursday at all-time highs. It’s not hard to see why. Source: Shutterstock Earnings season impressed, with Disney (NYSE:DIS) the latest major company to deliver an impressive report. Trade war negotiations are heading in the right direction. The “risk-on” trade has returned, as lower-risk treasuries
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After several new highs this week for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, stocks took a breather on Friday. Trade-war worries heading into the weekend didn’t help matters, although bulls absorbed the news pretty well considering we’re still near record highs. Let’s take a look at a few top stock trades
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U.S. stock futures are inching higher after an extremely quiet session on Tuesday. The pause allowed equities to digest the recent gains, which have propelled the market to record levels. Source: Shutterstock Heading into the open, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are up 0.1206%, and S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.11%. Nasdaq-100
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The major U.S. equity benchmarks probed new highs again Tuesday, but after few days of solid upside, there was a listless feel to the action today, broadly speaking. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com On the trade front, China remains insistent that President Trump backed away from tariffs if the two sides are to reach a
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U.S. stock futures are pointing toward a higher open as optimism continues buoying stocks to record highs. The lack of negative headlines surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is boosting morale, but so too are the Federal Reserve’s recent rate cut and seasonal patterns that support equities into the holiday season. Source: Shutterstock Against this backdrop,
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Investors were tipping toward a “risk-off” position in the stock market today. Conflicting reports about the trade agreement, impeachment concerns and economic worries pushed stocks down Thursday. All said, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) slipped 0.27%, the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSEARCA:DIA) fell 0.5% and the PowerShares QQQ ETF (NASDAQ:QQQ) eked out a
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