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Atlanta, Earnings Season Starts Strong

In this week’s recap: stocks move sideways as earnings season gathers momentum, and retail sales jump. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A short and relatively placid trading week wrapped up Thursday, with the major indices turning in mixed performances. The S&P 500 retreated 0.08%, the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.17%, and…

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Strong Jobs Report Spurs Positive Economic Week

In this week’s recap: stocks rise with help from a reassuring March employment report as well as news of further progress in U.S.-China trade talks. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks posted their second straight weekly gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.17% in five trading days; the S&P 500,…

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Weekly Update- Stocks Post Solid Gains

In this week’s recap: the Dow, S&P, and Nasdaq all advance more than 2% in five trading sessions, while investors review tame inflation data and wait for further news in U.S.-China trade negotiations. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The big story last week was the sudden grounding of Boeing 737 Max…

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Weekly Update: Stocks Lose Momentum

In this week’s recap: a disappointing jobs report and a downgrade of the 2019 growth forecast for Europe give Wall Street pause. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET As in February, investors spent most of the first full trading week of March hoping for new details in U.S.-China trade negotiations. While they…

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