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Wall Street falls as trade optimism fizzles

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(Reuters) – Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The delegates, Read More

Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska amid two days of ongoing talks in Washington. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song Chinese officials were expected Read More

Wall Street drops after China cancels visit to Montana farmland

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(Reuters) – Wall Street dropped on Friday after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana next week, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The delegates, who had been set Read More

Wall Street drops as trade tensions spike

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(Reuters) – The Wall Street’s main indexes dropped on Friday, after the Montana Farm Bureau said Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Microsoft nudges S&P 500 toward record high

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(Reuters) – Microsoft and healthcare companies lifted Wall Street on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Microsoft Read More

Wall Street futures tick lower after mixed policy signals from Fed

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate cut but played down hopes of further monetary easing. New projections showed Read More

Stocks reverse losses, Treasury yields dip following remarks by Fed’s Powell

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow reversed losses to close higher on Wednesday and U.S. Treasury yields slipped after remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell tempered the market’s initial reaction to the U.S. central bank’s policy statement. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Read More

S&P edges lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly on Friday but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered cooling U.S.-China trade tensions. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Wall Street mixed as trade hopes capped by Apple drop

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street was mixed on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow hovering just below all-time highs as cautious optimism regarding easing U.S.-China trade tensions was held in check by a drop in Apple stock. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Read More