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  • US stocks trade mixed as investors weigh reopening hopes against virus spread

    Reuters US stocks traded mixed on Monday as investors continued to bet on economic reopenings despite soaring coronavirus case counts. Global virus deaths topped 500,000 on Sunday while confirmed cases tore above 10 million. Boeing led the Dow higher after US regulators approved test flights of its troubled 737 MAX jet. Oil climbed, with West Texas Intermediate jumping as much as 1.6%, to $39.12 per barrel. Watch major indexes update live here. US equities traded mixed on Monday as investors...
  • Global stocks bounce after Trump reassures investors that the US-China trade deal is still on

    Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Global stock markets bounced Tuesday after US President Donald Trump moved to reassure investors that the first phase of a trade deal between the US and China is still on the table. He tweeted: "The China Trade Deal is fully intact. Hopefully they will continue to live up to the terms of the Agreement!" Markets had slipped after comments from trade adviser Peter Navarro that the deal was "over." He later released a statement saying his comments had been taken...
  • US stocks trade mixed as investors weigh climbing COVID-19 cases against reopening plans

    Henry Nicholls/Reuters US stocks traded mixed on Tuesday as investors weighed climbing coronavirus cases with economic-reopening efforts. Coronavirus cases continue to climb in multiple US states, leading to rollbacks of reopening phases and new restrictions. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are set to testify before the House Financial Services committee at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more on Business Insider. US stocks traded mixed on Tuesday amid...
  • Stock market live updates: Choppy trading, banks jump, travel stocks lower

    A conversation about the latest market-moving news, including the recent spike in coronavirus cases.

  • 5 reasons investors should favor US stocks versus overseas stocks, Wall Street strategist says

    REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk Investors should favor the US stock market over developed international markets, according to LPL Financial. In a note published on Tuesday, LPL strategist Jeff Buchbinder listed five reasons why investors should continue to keep a majority of their stock investments in US-based companies versus their overseas counterparts. Buchbinder said over the next 12 to 18 months, opportunities within the US stock market look "more attractive" than developed international stock...
  • Top GOP senator says Trump should 'put a bunch of cotton' in the mouth of a trade adviser who claimed the US was going to dump the China trade deal

    Associated Press Sen. Chuck Grassley said that President Trump. should "put a bunch of cotton" in the mouth of Peter Navarro, a hawkish trade advisor who claimed the trade deal with China was "over" on Monday night. "Just put a sock in his mouth, and don't let him speak publicly," Grassley told reporters during a Wednesday conference call. Navarro's comments prompted stock futures to tank 340 points and drew a swift rebuttal from Trump who declared the deal "fully intact" several hours...

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  • A "For Us, By Us" Vision

    What could a “village mentality” look like in New Haven? Less white saviorism from nonprofits and college students swooping in to help, IfeMichelle Gardin posited. More community-generated programs rooted in neighbor-to-neighbor relationships.

    New Haven Independent