Unofficial election results indicate that Hillary Clinton got 5 million fewer votes than Obama did eight years ago, the voter turnout in this election was lower than the previous two.
Investors assessed President Donald Trump’s first major policy stumble, while awaiting comments from several Federal Reserve policymakers including Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
Wall Street main indexes hit their lowest levels in six weeks on Monday after Republican’s pulled a healthcare bill, raising questions about President Donald Trump’s ability to deliver on his ambitious economic agenda.
Many investors view the health-care bill as a barometer of the Trump administration’s ability to implement its wider policy agenda.
Investors watching for outcome to gauge President Trump’s likely legislative success.
SECTION SELECTION US FINANCIAL MARKET | US ECONOMY & POLITICS EUROPE & WORLD | TODAY IN HISTORY DAILY MARKET REPORTS Investors increasingly worried whether President Donald Trump will be able to push ahead with his pro-growth policies. Some investors fear that if the healthcare reform act runs into trouble or takes longer-than-expected to pass, then Trump’s tax […]
U.S. stocks retreated with government bond yields Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on course for its fourth consecutive session of losses.
U.S. stocks were lower on Monday as investors assessed the G20’s decision to drop a pledge to keep global trade free and open and as oil prices fell.
U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday. Amgen’s cholesterol drug on the heart was weaker than expected.
SECTION SELECTION US FINANCIAL MARKET | US ECONOMY & POLITICS EUROPE & WORLD | TODAY IN HISTORY DAILY MARKET REPORTS The central bank on Wednesday raised rates by a quarter point to 0.75-1.00 percent. The Fed stuck to its outlook for two more rate hikes this year and three in 2018. The yield on the 10-year U.S. […]
SECTION SELECTION US FINANCIAL MARKET | US ECONOMY & POLITICS EUROPE & WORLD | TODAY IN HISTORY DAILY MARKET REPORTS The U.S. central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the first time this year and offer hints on future monetary policy. The Fed is scheduled to release its latest policy statement along with updated economic […]