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Monday, November 25, 2019

U.S. stocks ended a roller-coaster week on a positive note, driven by encouraging comments from President Trump and China's President Xi on a potential U.S.-China trade deal.

Monday, November 18, 2019

U.S. stocks gained for a sixth straight week, backed by rebounding retail sales, hopeful developments in trade negotiations and better than expected third-quarter earnings.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Global stock markets delivered positive results for the week. Positive trade news, upbeat third-quarter earnings and continuing job strength boosted optimism about economic growth.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Stocks posted a fourth week of gains, with the S&P 500 closing at a new record. Catalysts included progress in China‒U.S. trade talks, a third rate cut and a job report that beat expectations.

Monday, October 28, 2019

U.S. stocks regrouped posted their third week of gains, after reports of progress in United States-China trade discussions and better than expected 3Q19 earnings.

Monday, October 21, 2019

U.S. equities ended the week on a low note after China reported its slowest quarterly GDP growth in nearly 30 years and two of the biggest U.S. companies were rocked by negative headlines

Monday, October 14, 2019

U.S. equities finished a generally positive week with a strong rally on Friday on news that the U.S. and China reached a “phase one” trade agreement.

Monday, October 7, 2019

U.S. equities finished a tumultuous week on a positive note, as a strong U.S. jobs report and prospects for a another Fed Funds rate cut in October managed to quell mid-week jitters caused by disappointing U.S. manufacturing and services sectors releases.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Stocks retreated across the globe for a second week; volatility intensified as investors weighed the latest twist in U.S.–China trade relations and mixed economic data.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Stocks retreated as investors weighed the impacts of a U.S. rate cut, oil-supply shocks, repo volatility and disappointing trade developments.


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