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The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 196.14 points today closing at 21,899.89. Trump is in Arizona today and will be in Phoenix tonight for a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center. He could talks taxes, immigration, trade and U.S. John McCain’s vote against the latest Obamacare repeal effort. The Dow and stocks fell last week on worries about Trump’s agenda (including tax cuts that will benefit Wall Street and businesses) after his response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. Investors regained some optimism today. One of the biggest winners today was DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW). The shoe retailer has nine Arizona locations — including Scottsdale, Phoenix, Gilbert and Chandler.
Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) has launched its own home delivery service in Greater Cincinnati for the first time. It began a pilot program at two local stores, in Sharonville and in Whitewater Township on the West Side, Kroger spokeswoman Patty Leesemann told me. Kroger told customers over the weekend about the service’s availability. Cincinnati-based Kroger, the nation's largest operator of traditional supermarkets, is partnering with Grocery Runners, a locally based grocery delivery service founded by Bryan Melendez in January 2016. Grocery Runners has been delivering groceries to customers who ordered through Kroger’s ClickList online order and customer pickup service since then. But now Kroger has
Chicago-based Boeing (NYSE: BA) has operations around the country. Here are other recent stories reported by The Business Journals. EXCLUSIVE: Boeing exec who led supplier price-cutting effort moves to Chicago to head up M&A The Seattle-area Boeing Commercial Airplanes executive who led the company's efforts to press suppliers for lower prices has quietly moved to a new corporate job at Boeing. ( Puget Sound Business Journal) Subscriber content Air Force awards Boeing $349 million missile contract The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing Co. a $349 million contract for work on the nation's next intercontinental ballistic missile. ( St. Louis Business Journal) House speaker Paul Ryan will visit Boeing's