Wall St. hits new highs on bank earnings, economic optimism
Wall St. hits new highs on bank earnings, economic optimism
13 January, 2018, 11:15
Advanced Micro Devices fell 2.66 percent after the company said its microprocessors are prone to both variants of the Spectre security flaw, days after saying its risk for one of them was "near zero".
Oil-linked shares with big gains included Dow member Chevron, up 3.1 percent, Apache, up 4.7 percent and Schlumberger, up 1.9 percent.
JPMorgan Chase & Co rose 0.5 percent in choppy trading after the biggest US bank by assets reported profit that beat estimates, benefiting from higher interest rates and loan growth.
"Energy is in a good space with crude above 64 bucks and you have industrials being driven by airlines stocks".
The S&P 500 is up 43.09 points, or 1.6 percent.
Iran accuses U.S. of 'grotesque' meddling People stand near a burning vehicle in Tuyserkan, Hamadan Province, Iran, December 31, 2017 in this still image taken from video. Iranian authorities have sought to distinguish anti-regime protesters from what they see as legitimate economic grievances.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose to an all-time high on Thursday as investors bet economic growth would pick up steam. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 6.13 points, or 0.08 percent, to 7,205.65.
"Expect some irregularities with respect to earnings in the quarter, but investors are looking beyond the impact of tax and how it hits the bottom line", said Massud Ghaussy, director at Nasdaq Advisory Services.
Consumer discretionary (+1.3%) was the top-performing group, with Lowe's (+5.4%) setting the pace after reports that investor D.E. Shaw has build an active stake in the company. All three benchmarks were on track for weekly gains of at least 1%.
Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 1.17-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.54-to-1 ratio favored advancers.
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Forecasters predicted the storm would deliver a second punch later in the day with several inches of snow in some areas. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches above 6000 feet with 1 to 4 inches expected in the lower mountain valleys.
He missed time with a high ankle sprain and rib injuries, and dealt with multiple shoulder stingers late in the season. The charge of second-degree marijuana possession in Alabama comes when an individual possesses for personal use.
The Queen recounted: 'Well, I remember one moment when I was going against the pile of the carpet and I couldn't move at all'. Meanwhile, the Smithsonian Channel is airing a special to mark the 65th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's coronation.
Marcelo Betti is an immigration lawyer in Traverse City who has worked with DACA recipients in northern MI . That's important because it would allow the House to pass the bill with only Republican votes.
Melrose seeks to buy struggling engineering companies or manufacturers and then sell them on once they've improved the business. Involving paper in its GKN bid is a departure from its usual strategy of raising funds for acquisition through rights issues.
In his speech he said: "No matter what the colour of our skin, or the place of our birth, we are all created equal". Trump denies using such language, "sh*tholes" was "the exact word used by the president", Durbin recalled.
However, the Iraqi oil minister said Tuesday that oil exports should begin to flow from the country by the end of January. US oil prices rallied amid the news Tuesday, rising $1.44 to $63.17 a barrel to USA crude's highest price since 2014.
Postal Service to raise shipping rates that it charges Amazon.com in a deal that he said disadvantages the federal agency. An estimated 65,000 teens who are DACA recipients, or are eligible for the program, graduate from high school each year.
Georgia Knocks Off Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl to Advance
Georgia linebacker Lorenzo Carter made an incredible play in the second overtime, blocking Oklahoma's go-ahead field-goal attempt. Baker Mayfield passed for 287 yards and two touchdowns with an interception and had a rare catch for a score for Oklahoma .
Snow-melting rain, flooding and fog forecast for Friday
This results in the water flow of the river being blocked, and the river can overspill its banks and flood the surrounding area. Locally heavy rainfall is also a possibility, as there will be plenty of moisture with this system.
Streep shines in timely political tale 'The Post'
He pursues the story with the purest, strongest force known to journalism - that of the scooped trying to scoop their scooper. But years later the government was still sending soldiers to Vietnam, not to win, but to forestall a humiliating defeat.
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'Black Panther' advance ticket sales set new record
Listen in, then let us know what you think, and if you're planning on helping Black Panther's box office tally next month. The women of Wakanda are kicking ass and taking names in this featurette from Marvel's upcoming " Black Panther ".
Trump Responses To "Sh*thole" Remarks
Trump said on Twitter Friday that his language during the meeting was "tough", but "this was not the language used". Asked how Trump's comments will affect immigration talks, Ryan responded, "We have to get it done".
Paddington 2 movie review: Third time might be the charm
Paddington 2 won't just thrill a bright-eyed child, but is capable of warming the coldest cockles of any curmudgeon's heart. Paddington spreads marmalade ever where he goes and this time he's using it to hunt the flawless present and catch a caper.
Klansman Convicted in Killing of Civil Rights Workers Dies
The slayings were among the most notorious of the civil rights era and were the subject of the 1988 movie " Mississippi Burning ". The three men were initially considered missing, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation joined in the search to find them.