US Stocks Rise to Records on More Proof of Economic Recovery

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rallying toward records on Thursday after a suite of encouraging data showed how hungry Americans are to spend again, how fewer workers are losing their jobs and how much fatter corporate profits are getting. The S&P 500 was 0...

Stocks Rise as Trump Tweets on Stimulus Keep Market Spinning

NEW YORK — Stocks are recovering on Wall Street Wednesday after President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack on his decision to halt talks on another rescue effort for the economy. The S&P 500 was 1.3% higher in morning trading after Trump sent a series...
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Fed Sees Rates Near Zero Through 2023, Perhaps Longer

WASHINGTON — With the economy still struggling to recover from the pandemic recession, Federal Reserve policymakers signaled Wednesday that their benchmark short-term interest rate will likely remain at zero at least through 2023 and probably even longer. F...