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As the government shutdown enters a second month, economists say it could pose a threat to the wider economy. WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the past year, the availability of homes that a middle-class family could buy has declined in 86 percent of the largest metro areas, according to an analysis of 49 cities being released Wednesday by the real estate brokerage Redfin and provided in advance to The Associated Press. DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade are trying to strike back at the wave of populist nationalism that has featured prominently at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
All three major indexes ended the day above the break-even line, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average registered the most gains. It’s been a tug of war with mixed signals on fourth-quarter earnings, the global economy, the trade war, Brexit, and the U.S. government shutdown. TheDow Jones Industrial Average increased 171.14 points, or 0.7%, to 24,575.62, while the S&P 500 added 5.8 points, or 0.2%, to 2,638.7 and the Nasdaq Composite grew 5.41 points, or 0.1%, to 7,025.77.
U.S. stock indexes spent Wednesday drifting and finished with small gains. While big companies continue to report strong profit growth, investors aren't sure how much longer it will last. On Wednesday: ...
Wall Street ended slightly higher on Wednesday after a spate of upbeat earnings reports, but lingering concerns about trade tensions and the longest U.S. government shutdown ever limited the advance. Investor sentiment was dampened by reports that business leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, were losing confidence in President Donald Trump's policies that have resulted in the prolonged U.S.-China trade stand-off.
MARKET SNAPSHOT Stocks closed higher in choppy trade Wednesday as upbeat earnings from corporate heavyweights helped to assuage lingering worries over global growth and U.S.-China trade tensions. How did the benchmarks fare? The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) gained 171.
The MSCI global stock index ended Wednesday's choppy trading session with a small gain as worries over U.S. politics, global economic growth and trade tensions were countered by a boost from quarterly earnings reports. U.S. Treasury yields climbed but analysts expect the $15.6 trillion market to be confined within a tight trading range due to a dearth of fresh economic data amid the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown.
White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett said that if the partial government shutdown extends through March, there’s a chance of zero economic expansion this quarter, though “humongous” growth would follow once federal agencies reopen. White House adviser Lawrence Kudlow said late Tuesday that negotiations between the U.S. and China next week will be “determinative,” leaving traders on edge about the prospects for a deal. “The broader concern that I think will continue to creep in here is, leaving trade aside, is how weak is global growth?
Wall Street ended slightly higher on Wednesday after a spate of upbeat earnings reports, but lingering concerns about trade tensions and the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history limited ...
Wall Street struggled for direction on Wednesday, as early gains driven by a spate of upbeat earnings were offset by concerns about a potential economic downturn, trade tensions and longest government shutdown in U.S. history. While the S&P 500 was flat and the Nasdaq edged lower, the blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average rose as positive quarterly results from International Business Machines, Procter & Gamble Co, United Technologies and others helped pull the index into positive territory.
Trump likes to take credit when stocks rally, but two years into his presidency, stocks have suffered a reversal of fortune on policy uncertainty.
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq dropped on Wednesday as U.S. stocks gave up a strong start, hamstrung by lingering concerns over economic growth, while the Dow stayed afloat helped by strong earnings from IBM and other blue-chips. The United States could end up with no growth this quarter if the partial government shutdown that began on Dec. 22 extended through March, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said, though he did not see the risk of a credit downgrade.