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Stocks finish mostly higher after upbeat economic data

Stocks were mostly higher Wednesday as markets turned attention away from trade-war fears and toward upbeat economic data. The dollar slipped, and Treasury yields jumped.
A security guard watches a screen showing newly-elected General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Xi Jinping speaking during a news conference, in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Huaibei, Anhui province November 15, 2012.

China’s state-backed ‘National Team’ may rescue stocks from trade war woes

As an escalating trade battle with Washington raises growth concerns in Beijing, Chinese stocks may get a helping hand from state-backed investors.
Mutual funds and hedge funds are divided over bank stocks.

Stocks shake off ‘heavily priced in’ trade war escalations between the US and China

Stocks rose Tuesday as markets shrugged off major escalations in the US-China trade war. The dollar and Treasury yields edged higher.
China -- which has been accused by the US of not doing enough to rein in its longtime ally -- has maintained that political dialogue is the only solution

Stocks tumble as markets brace for Trump’s next round of tariffs

Stocks fell Monday as markets braced for major escalations in the US-China trade war. The Nasdaq Composite dropped nearly 1.5%, with companies like Apple earlier warning tariffs could force them to raise costs. The dollar and Treasury yields slid.

Here are all the major changes coming to iPhones and iPads with iOS 12

Apple's iOS 12 will finally arrive on Monday, September 17. Here are all the major changes, updates, and new features coming to iPhones and iPads.
Real estate or stock market: Which is the better investment?

Is buying a house a better investment than the stock market? We did the math, and the answer is clear

Whether real estate is a better investment than the stock market is an ongoing debate. Owning a home is often the biggest financial commitment someone will make, while investing in stocks is generally a key component of building wealth. We compared the two over the past three decades.

Stocks jump as tech, energy rally

Stocks rose Tuesday as trade war fears took a backseat to energy and tech rallies. Apple surged ahead of the unveiling of new iPhones set for Wednesday. The dollar and Treasury yields edged higher.

Insurance and construction stocks are getting hammered ahead of Hurricane Florence

Equity investors are scrambling to position themselves ahead of Hurricane Florence's expected landfall on Friday morning. Insurance and construction-material stocks have been the worst hit so far, while companies specifically tied to the roofing industry have climbed.

Stocks close mostly lower as Wall Street braces for US-China trade war escalations

Stocks were mixed Thursday as trade concerns continued to loom over Wall Street. Tech resumed selling for a third straight session, a day after Congress grilled executives from Twitter and Facebook about political content and security measures. The dollar and Treasury yields fell.
Traders work near the end of the day on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York

Stocks fall as tech takes a beating

Stocks were mostly lower Wednesday, with the Nasdaq Composite dropping more than 1%, as Congress questioned executives from Twitter and Facebook. The dollar fell, and Treasury yields remained largely unchanged.