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The Stock Market’s Perplexing Rise Lifted Many Kinds of Funds

The Stock Market’s Perplexing Rise Lifted Many Kinds of Funds

The Stock Market’s Perplexing Rise Lifted Many Kinds of Funds The Stock Market’s Perplexing Rise Lifted Many Kinds of Funds For much of the last decade, investors have prized big U.S. growth companies, like Amazon and Apple, above other sorts of stock-market sectors. In the fourth quarter, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the market rewarded a greater variety of stocks. In …

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Markets Rise on Word of a Big Spending Plan From Biden: Live Business Updates

Markets Rise on Word of a Big Spending Plan From Biden: Live Business Updates Markets Rise on Word of a Big Spending Plan From Biden: Live Business Updates Here’s what you need to know: A coronavirus vaccination site in Napa, Calif., on Wednesday. President-elect Biden is expected to propose a spending plan that will include money to accelerate the rollout …

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The Markets’ Splendid Disregard for the Chaos in Washington

The Markets’ Splendid Disregard for the Chaos in Washington

The Markets’ Splendid Disregard for the Chaos in Washington The Markets’ Splendid Disregard for the Chaos in Washington The bull market has withstood pandemic, recession, political crisis and a mob attack on Congress. But it’s not immortal. Source link

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Stock Markets Climb, Shaking Off a Grim Jobs Report: Live Updates

Stock Markets Climb, Shaking Off a Grim Jobs Report: Live Updates Stock Markets Climb, Shaking Off a Grim Jobs Report: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: The already sputtering economic rebound went into reverse in December, as employers laid off workers amid rising coronavirus cases and waning government aid. U.S. employers cut 140,000 jobs in December, the Labor …

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Stock Markets Rise Despite Chaos in Washington: Live Updates

Stock Markets Rise Despite Chaos in Washington: Live Updates Stock Markets Rise Despite Chaos in Washington: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: The Royal Divinity Food Bank in Birmingham, Ala., says it has been feeding hundreds more families each month since the pandemic began. The job market has improved, but millions remain unemployed.Credit…Audra Melton for The New York …

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Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery

Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery

Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery The central, befuddling economic reality of the United States at the close of 2020 is that everything is terrible in the world, while everything is wonderful in the financial markets. It’s a macabre spectacle. Asset prices keep reaching new, extraordinary highs, when …

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Stock Markets Rise After France Reopens Border to U.K.: Live Updates

Boarded-up storefronts in Los Angeles. The stimulus package approved by Congress may not do enough for millions of jobless Americans if hiring does not pick up significantly.

Stock Markets Rise After France Reopens Border to U.K.: Live Updates Stock Markets Rise After France Reopens Border to U.K.: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: Boarded-up storefronts in Los Angeles. The stimulus package approved by Congress may not do enough for millions of jobless Americans if hiring does not pick up significantly.Credit…Philip Cheung for The New York …

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An Unwelcome Silent Night: Germany Without Christmas Markets

An Unwelcome Silent Night: Germany Without Christmas Markets

An Unwelcome Silent Night: Germany Without Christmas Markets An Unwelcome Silent Night: Germany Without Christmas Markets BERLIN — Germany this December doesn’t feel right. There are no groups of friends gripping mugs of steaming red wine spiced with cinnamon and cloves crowding Rothenburg’s medieval market square, or beneath Cologne’s towering cathedral. No brass brands play carols before Berlin’s Charlottenburg Palace. …

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Live Markets Update: Stocks Falter as Covid Outbreak Worsens

A fashion show in Milan for Moncler’s 2020 fall/winter collection. The Italian label is known for its puffy outwerwear.

Live Markets Update: Stocks Falter as Covid Outbreak Worsens Live Markets Update: Stocks Falter as Covid Outbreak Worsens Here’s what you need to know: Stock markets lost steam on Monday, with the S&P 500 retreating slightly from a record reached on Friday, as deadlocked Brexit talks and the worsening outbreak of the coronavirus in the United States dampened the mood …

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Markets Throw a Welcome Party of Sorts for Biden

Markets Throw a Welcome Party of Sorts for Biden

Markets Throw a Welcome Party of Sorts for Biden Markets Throw a Welcome Party of Sorts for Biden And in the weeks since the election stocks have climbed steadily, primarily because of encouraging vaccine news. Pfizer, Moderna and Astra-Zeneca have all announced that their vaccine candidates showed favorable results in trials. The S&P 500 has risen roughly 8 percent since …

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