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___ US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia A global energy agency says that U.S. oil production is growing quickly and is forecast to top that of heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Russia ...
Investors shrugged off the potential for a federal government shutdown Friday, driving U.S. stocks higher and setting new milestones for several of the indexes.
Following a strong performance for two weeks and closing at a record high price levels, the S&P 500 started this week on a mixed note. On Thursday, the S&P 500 started the day on a stable note and closed the day at elevated levels. On January 18, eight out of the S&P 500’s 11 major sectors declined.
The efforts by Marathon Partners Equity Management, a New York investment firm, to derail a restaurant merger involving J. Alexander’s Holdings, an upscale operator based in Nashville, and 99 Restaurants, a casual chain concentrated in New England, picked up key support Wednesday when Institutional Shareholder Services, or ISS, the proxy advisory firm, came out against the transaction. J. Alexander’s (JAX), a small-cap restaurant company with a market value of $140 million, had reached a deal on Aug. 4 to purchase 99 Restaurants for $199 million in newly issued stock and assumed debt in a transaction orchestrated by Fidelity National Financial (FNF). The deal needs to be approved by disinterested J. Alexander’s shareholders, who own about 86% of the stock.
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven and the dollar fell on Friday following Wall Street's retreat as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown loomed on the weekend.
Global stocks mostly rose on Thursday after China reported that its economy expanded at a robust 6.9 percent annual pace in 2017. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 13,223 while France's ...
Shares were broadly higher in Asia on Thursday after a rally on Wall Street that took the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000. Traders are awaiting the release of Chinese GDP figures later Thursday.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell on Wednesday as investors digested big losses at major U.S. banks, while bitcoin also dropped amid fears of greater regulation.
After gaining for two consecutive trading weeks and rising to fresh record high price levels, the S&P 500 started this week on a mixed note. On Tuesday, the S&P 500 opened the day higher at fresh all-time high prices but lost strength and declined as the day progressed. On January 16, eight out of the S&P 500’s 11 major sectors closed the day in losses.