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Dow rises 270 points as investors react to encouraging vaccine news

US stocks rose Wednesday as investors reacted to positive coronavirus vaccine news. Shares of Moderna spiked after President Trump announced the US government will by 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine. Tesla shares gained after the company announced a five-for-one stock split. Oil prices climbed after a report suggested […]
Dow rises 270 points as investors react to encouraging vaccine news
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Dow climbs 358 points as Trump stimulus orders offset China tensions

US stocks climbed on Monday as investors digested President Donald Trump’s weekend stimulus orders against China tensions and new coronavirus cases. On Saturday, President Trump signed four executive actions to extend coronavirus aid after Congress failed to come to an agreement last week. US-China tensions escalated when China imposed fresh […]
Dow climbs 358 points as Trump stimulus orders offset China tensions
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US stocks climb as better-than-expected jobless claims offset stimulus concerns

US stocks climbed on Thursday as better-than-expected jobless claims offset lingering stimulus worries. Gold notched another record high as investors continued to pile into the safe-haven asset. Investors continue to watch for signs of progress on the next stimulus bill from Washington. Read more on Business Insider. US climbed on […]
US stocks climb as better-than-expected jobless claims offset stimulus concerns
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Roughly 5.4 million Americans will struggle to pay bills this month without the extra $600 weekly unemployment benefit, survey finds

Roughly 5.4 million Americans will struggle to pay bills this month without the extra $US600 weekly unemployment benefit, according to a Wednesday survey from Morning Consult. By September, 9.2 million Americans will face the same fate if additional stimulus isn’t introduced, according to the study. “As each month passes, it […]
Roughly 5.4 million Americans will struggle to pay bills this month without the extra $600 weekly unemployment benefit, survey finds