US Stocks Rise on Strong Earnings, Shaking Off Trade Gloom

U.S. stocks climbed Tuesday, with strong corporate earnings reports lifting major indexes as tariff tensions simmer. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 126.73 points, or 0.5%, to 25628.91. The S&P 500 gained 8.05 points, or 0.3%, to 2858.45, its second-highest close in history and just 0.5% away from its January record. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite…

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: CBS, ATVI, TTWO, SHAK, SYMC & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: CBS – CBS reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.12 per share, beating consensus estimates by 1 cent a share. Revenue also beat forecasts, with the company on track for record full-year results. CEO Leslie Moonves did not address allegations of sexual misconduct against him during the…

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Stocks end day and week mostly flat as Trump stokes fresh worry on trade, monetary policy

U.S. stocks finished Friday’s trade pretty much where they started the session and the week as losses in consumer-discretionary and energy sectors offset a rise in staples and financials, ahead of an earnings season that is set to kick into high gear next week. Friday’s action was mostly colored by concerns wrought by President Donald…

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US Stocks Higher After Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s Testimony

U.S. stocks rose Tuesday following Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s Senate testimony, while investors also continued dissecting the latest round of corporate earnings results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 55.53 points, or 0.2%, to 25119.89. The S&P 500 rose 11.12 points, or 0.4%, to 2809.55, and the technology-focused Nasdaq Composite climbed 49.40 points, or…

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CRISPR-related stocks sink after report that gene-editing technology might cause cancer

Shares of gene-therapy companies sank in active trade Monday, after a STAT report that editing a cell’s genome with CRISPR/Cas9 technology might cause cancer. CRISPR, or clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, is a gene-editing technique that uses the Cas9 enyzme to make precise changes to genes associated with specific diseases. The STAT report said…

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