Earnings lift Wall St. to record highs; dollar fall continues
02:02, Jan 28, 2018
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US manufacturing company 3M on Thursday also reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations. Fourth-quarter gross domestic product was up 2.6 percent, falling below expectations but strong enough to stave off concerns that the US economy was starting to stumble as it headed into the new year. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the economy to expand at a 3 percent rate.
"I was surprised at the headline numbers", said Brad McMillan, chief investment officer for Commonwealth Financial in Waltham, Massachusetts. It recouped some of the losses after President Donald Trump said he ultimately wants the dollar to be strong.
Spot gold XAU= was up 0.3 percent at $1,351.86, up 1.5 percent this week.
The S&P 500 jumped 1.2 percent, its biggest daily percentage gain since March 1.
Utilities (+1.5%), health care (+0.9%) and telecom services (+0.7%) finished at the top of today's sector standings, while energy (-0.8%) was easily the weakest as WTI crude oil reversed recent gains to settle 0.2% lower at $65.51/bbl following a sharp upward move in the USA dollar.
Starbucks (O:) fell about 5 percent after it warned 2018 global cafe sales growth would be at the low end of its forecast.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers on the NYSE by 1,420 to 1,413.
Microsoft has noted that Sea of Thieves , due out on March 20, will be the first exclusive to fall under this new policy. The service has been dubbed the "Netflix of games" by the media on more than one occasion and with good reason.
The FBI has "an ongoing case against an individual of federal interest", Lombardo said, declining to elaborate. The killer's estranged brother, Bruce Paddock, was arrested in October on child-pornography charges.
Conte has Willian available, which could perhaps see more attacking system introduced, with Bakayoko the likely victim. The match takes place at 12:30 GMT on Saturday and it will be broadcasted live in the United Kingdom on SkySports.
And while Eugenie's wedding might not be as big as Prince Harry's , there's no doubt that it will be a celebrity affair. Fans of British royalty can rejoice as another wedding is set to take place at the historic St.
Smith dropped Morgan (41) on 18 off spinner Adam Zampa , while Starc got his fingers to a tough caught-and-bowled chance. The 27-year-old started patiently and his first half-century took 52 balls, while the next 50 took just 31 balls.
Funding for the program would come in part from a new 2-cent per milligram tax on active opioid ingredients in prescription drugs. He called on our "compassionate society" to care for the homeless and, discussing criminal justice reform, invoked the late Dr.
At least seven other states, including NY and New Hampshire, were set to debate marijuana legalization later this year. Phil Scott has privately signed Vermont's recreational marijuana bill into law "with mixed emotions ".
He said: 'This special way should be consistent with the preservation of the single market and our collective interests. The globalist poster boy made the comments during an interview with BBC presenter Andrew Marr.
With the transfers sorted out, Wenger believes Arsenal are ready to go on a sustained winning streak. 'He trained yesterday. There are also pictures of him in the back seat of a vehicle heading to United's Carrington training complex.
And it is also set to be a blood moon, the name given to the moon during a total lunar eclipse when it appears red in colour. Blue moon is called a full moon, which happens at an unusual time, or an extra full moon within the year.
He will also be visiting the Hanuman Mandir and eat khichdi, specially prepared for Makar Sankranti. Taking a dig at the Congress president, the BJP said Rahul's temple visit was "just for show".
Wal-Mart, Rakuten Take On Amazon
Walmart hopes to tap into Rakuten's expertise in e-commerce as well as its big data and artificial intelligence capabilities. That is likely to boost Kobo's tiny share of the US e-books market share and turn it into a serious contender.
O.P. Rawat appointed next Chief Election Commissioner
Former finance secretary Ashok Lavasa was appointed Election Commissioner to fill up the vacancy in the three-member commission. Rawat, who will take over as the 22nd chief of India's Election Commission on Tuesday, will be the CEC until December 2, 2018.
Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 and iOS 11.2.5
We recommend installing it the next time you charge your Apple Watch overnight since watchOS updates are so slow to install. It also patches an issue that could lead to arbitrary code execution when playing a malicious sound file.
Here's How To Add GIFs To Your Instagram Story
One is called the "Loop" where you can record yourself or whatever it is that you want to take a GIF of for three seconds. You can create two kinds of GIFs using Gboard - looping and fast-forward GIFs - and save them for later if you like them.
Murphy signs order aimed at equal pay for women
Most of the almost two dozen officials are serving in an acting capacity and have not yet been confirmed by the state Senate. Oliver will head the state's Department of Community Affairs will serve as acting governor whenever Murphy is out of state.
Chevrolet completely redesigns full-size truck for 2019
It does have an aluminum hood, doors and tailgate, but the body and bed floor are made from several different grades of steel. Ford's F-Series is seeing changes this year, while new Ram and Chevy trucks get changes for the 2019 model year.
Ryan Giggs to be named Wales manager
Giggs , who won 64 Wales caps between 1991 and 2007, has never helped take his country to a major tournament finals. Ryan Giggs will be named Wales manager on a four-year deal on Monday, according to Sky sources.