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Dow Eyes 100-Point Gain as Virus Stimulus Package Hangs in the Balance

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied by triple digits Tuesday. Energy and materials companies were the stock market’s biggest gainers. Democrats and Republicans appear to be making progress on a new Covid-19 stimulus bill. The Dow and broader U.S. stock market traded higher on Tuesday, though gains were limited by earnings headwinds and ongoing negotiations…

Dow Futures Point to Friday Bloodbath as Coronavirus Shock Hits Home

Dow Jones futures plunged by as much as 623 points in overnight trading Thursday. U.S. stocks are coming off their worst day of trading since 1987 as trillions were wiped from major exchanges. Empty store shelves, cancelled sports seasons and remote work orders to prevent coronavirus spread exemplify how ordinary life is being disrupted in…

365-Point Dow Jones Surge Sparked by 16-Word Trump Tweet

The Dow surged to a record high after President Trump’s Thursday morning tweet. The stock market has since pared those gains. Investors are waiting to see if Trump beats the odds and strikes a China trade deal before Sunday’s deadline. Twitter limits posts to 280 characters, but Donald Trump only needed 72 of them to…