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NEW YORK | A day after a rout, US stocks turn higher on solid earnings

NEW YORK — Strong results from major companies including Microsoft, Visa and Comcast are sending U.S. stocks higher Thursday morning as the market found its footing after three weeks of steep declines. The S&P 500 index rose 1 percent. It plunged 9 percent since early this month as investors worried about climbing interest rates and … Continue reading NEW YORK | A day after a rout, US stocks turn higher on solid earnings

NEW YORK | US stocks turn higher after report shows modest inflation

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are slightly higher in unsteady trading one day after their biggest drop since February. A report indicating that inflation remains limited seemed to calm U.S. investors. Following yesterday’s sell-off in the U.S., markets in Asia tumbled and European stocks suffered more modest losses. Bond yields, which have spiked over the last … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks turn higher after report shows modest inflation

NEW YORK | Stocks turn higher as trade-war worries ease

NEW YORK — Stocks turned higher Wednesday after fears about an economy-rattling trade war stepped down a notch. The Trump administration indicated it’s shifting away from a plan to impose limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology companies and high-tech exports to China. Instead, the administration is calling on Congress to enhance an existing review process. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks turn higher as trade-war worries ease