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Stocks End Higher as White House Advisor Kudlow Says US-China Trade Deal 'Close'
4:38PM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

Stocks broadly higher on Friday after a key White House official said the US and China were "close" to reaching a trade deal. "We're getting close," CNBC...

Equifax Plans Debt Sale While S&P Sees Leverage Remaining High Amid Litigation Expenses
2:52PM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

Equifax (EFX) said on Friday it will sell debt to repay other outstanding borrowings, which S&P Global Ratings said rose in the third quarter to make...

US Oil-Rig Tally Slides for Third Week to 31-Month Low
1:17PM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

The number of oil rigs operating in the US fell for the third straight week to a 31-month low. The crude-equipment tally fell by 10 to 674 in the week...

Quarterly Results from Retailers Set to Reflect 'Increasingly Robust' Consumer Activity, Oppenheimer Says
1:07PM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

Upcoming quarterly reports from retailers should reinforce "robust" conditions in the US consumer sector, according to Oppenheimer, with investors set to...

Industrial Production Falls 0.8% in October as GM Strike Hurts Output for Second Straight Month
12:28PM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

The now-ended labor strike at General Motors (GM) continued to weigh on industrial output in October as the gauge fell for the second straight month....

Business Conditions 'Sluggish' in New York Region in November, Says Empire State Manufacturing Report
12:11PM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

A gauge of factory activity in the New York region slipped in November, with the New York Empire State manufacturing index showing a pullback in shipments...

Stock Indexes Hit All-Time Highs as Trade Talks, Retail Sales Fuel Upbeat Outlook on Wall Street
12:00PM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

Major US stock indexes pushed to all-time intraday highs Friday, as the White House signaled progress in the long-running trade dispute between the US and...

JC Penney Shares Pop on Full-Year Guidance Lift, Narrower-Than-Expected Loss
11:22AM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

JC Penney (JCP) shares popped Friday after the department-store operator raised its full-year earnings guidance after it posted a posted a...

Retail Sales Beat Expectations in October as Car and Gas Purchases Drive Gains
10:11AM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

Retail sales rose more than expected in October, driven higher by automobile, gasoline, and online purchases. The headline sales figure rose 0.3%, ahead of...

IEA Sees 'Cold Comfort' for OPEC-Plus in 2020 as Demand Growth Estimate Remains Unchanged
9:52AM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires

The International Energy Agency said a continuously well-supplied market will offer "cold comfort" to a meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting...

Market Update

Close Update: Dow Closes Above 28,000 for First Time as Stock Indexes Hit Record Closing Highs
4:42PM ET 11/15/2019 MT Newswires
Major stock market indexes closed at record highs Friday as positive retail sales data and optimism for a US-China trade deal boosted stocks and sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a close above 28,000... Read more