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Equities End Higher on Positive Economic Data From US, China
4:32PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

Stocks ended higher Friday as positive economic data from the US and China boosted investor sentiment in a week that saw a pause in the US-China trade...

Lions Gate Entertainment Gets Credit-Rating Cut at S&P as Industry Challenges Pressure Profitability
3:14PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF.A, LGF.B) is expected to face pressure on profitability as it spends more on marketing and content and changes in...

US Oil-Rig Count Posts First Gain in Four Weeks as Canada's Total Surges While Crude Prices Edge Lower
1:17PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

The number of oil rigs operating in the US rose for the first time in four weeks as Canada's count surged to the highest in almost a year, while crude...

Toyota Motor to Move All Production of Tacoma Trucks to Mexico From Texas
12:54PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

Toyota Motor (TM) said Friday that all production of its Tacoma pickup trucks will be done in Mexico by next year, ending a roughly 10-year run of assembly...

Vail Resorts' Snowfall Challenges at Whistler Blackcomb, Stevens Pass But Holds Guidance on Improvements
12:48PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

Vail Resorts (MTN) said Friday that the North American ski season is off to a slower start than a year earlier, with lower snowfall at Whistler Blackcomb...

US Stocks Hold Modest Gains Before Three-Day Weekend; Snap Falls on Downgrade
12:35PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

US stocks gained slightly Friday afternoon after hitting record highs following a strong report from the housing market and news of stabilization in...

Consumer Sentiment Slips in January But Most Households Unfazed by Impeachment
12:10PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

Consumer sentiment edged slightly lower even as the impeachment of President Donald Trump continued to have almost no measurable impact on households'...

Industrial Production Slides in December as Utilities Fall on Warmer-Than-Normal Weather
11:26AM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

Industrial production fell for the third time in the last four months in December as a fall in utilities from warmer-than-normal weather outweighed...

Housing Starts Surge in December to Hit 13-Year High as Gains Stretch Widely Across US
10:52AM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

Housing starts surged last month, well ahead of analysts' expectations to reach the highest level in 13 years with gains posted in all regions across the...

Equities Post Early-Session Gains to Add to Weekly Rally as Trade, Economic Data Boost Sentiment
10:16AM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires

Equities rallied in early trading on Friday, adding to a strong week of gains that saw measures hit record highs on easing trade tensions and as Friday's...

Market Update

Close Update: Major Stock Indexes Close at Record Highs Again, Nasdaq Posts 2.3% Gain for Week
4:24PM ET 1/17/2020 MT Newswires
Major market indexes closed at record highs again on Friday, however, the gains were more modest compared with Thursday's advance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2% while the S&P 500 added 0.4%. Th... Read more