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As of 21:40 22 Jul 2019

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US stock indexes get tech share boost

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US stock indexes are on the up as solid results from Microsoft lift tech stocks and added to an upbeat mood following signs from New York Fed President John Williams that the central bank would lower interest rates this month.

Microsoft, America's most valuable company, gained 2.2% as strength in its cloud business helped it beat analysts' estimates at the end of a week of mixed corporate results.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 54 points at 27,278, and the S&P 500 was up 4 points at 2,999. The Nasdaq Composite was up 22 points at 8230.

US stocks close slightly higher

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Wall Street's main indexes have closed only just slightly higher following two days of losses, as Netflix reported a surprise fall in US subscribers in a downbeat start to results from high-growth companies.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up just 3.1 points at 27,222.97, while the S&P 500 rose 10.6 points at 2,995.04. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite was 22 points ahead at 8,207.24.

US stocks close lower

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US stock indexes slid for a second day as weak results from CSX Corp put pressure on railway stocks and highlighted the wide-ranging impact of the protracted trade war between the US and China.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 115.8 points at 27,219.85, while the S&P 500 was down 14.2 points at 2,989.83.

Finally, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 37.6 points at 8,185.21.

US stocks slide

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US stock indexes are heading down for a second day as weak results from CSX Corp put pressure on railway stocks and highlight the wide-ranging impact of the long drawn-out trade war between the US and China.

Shares of CSX tumbled 10.3% and were set for their biggest one-day drop in nearly 17 years, after the company reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit and cut its full-year revenue forecast.

Rivals Union Pacific Corp slipped 4.7% and Kansas City Southern fell 3.9%. Both companies will report results this week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 47.70 points at 27,287.93, the S&P 500 was down 8.54 points at 2,995.50. The Nasdaq Composite was down 11.87 points at 8,210.92.

US stocks close lower

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US stocks have closed lower as results from big Wall Street lenders rekindled concerns about slowing profit growth in a low interest rate environment, while comments from President Donald Trump on trade also dampened the mood.

JPMorgan Chase & Co and Wells Fargo & Co beat quarterly profit estimates but reported weaker net interest income, pointing to rising deposit costs.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 23.53 points, or 0.09%, to 27,335.63, the S&P 500 lost 10.26 points, or 0.34%, to 3,004.04 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 35.39 points, or 0.43%, to 8,222.80.

US indexes end at record highs

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US stock indexes ended the wee at record highs as high expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season.

In his two-day testimony before Congress, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the US economy was still under threat from disappointing factory activity, tame inflation and a simmering trade war and that the central bank stood ready to "act as appropriate."

The S&P 500 traded above the 3,000 level for a third straight session, with industrial and consumer discretionary posting gains of 1% or more.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 243 points, or 0.9%, to 27,332, the S&P 500 gained 13 points, or 0.46%, to 3,013 and the Nasdaq Composite increased 48 points, or 0.59%, to 8,244.

US stock indexes open at record highs

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The S&P 500 and Dow indexes have hit record highs at the open, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's dovish remarks this week boosted bets of an interest rate cut this month.

This marks the third time the S&P 500 has hit an all-time high this week, and traded above the 3,000 level.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 51.41 points, or 0.19%, to 27,139.49. The S&P 500 was higher by 3.45 points, or 0.12%, at 3,003.36. The Nasdaq Composite gained 13.16 points, or 0.16%, to 8,209.20.

Wall Street closes higher

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Wall Street has closed higher as investors continue to bet on the US Fed cutting interest rates this month.

The Dow Jones gained 227.88 points to 27,088.08, taking it above 27,000 for the first time.

The S&P 500 gained 5.8 points to 2,998.67 while the Nasdaq fell 6.49 to 8,196.04.

On Wednesday Mr Powell said the central bank stood ready to "act as appropriate" to support record US economic growth, which was taken by many to mean it would cut rates in July.

US stocks climb

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Wall Street has edged higher on improved bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks on Wednesday.

A short while ago the Dow Jones was up 0.2%, the Nasdaq 0.3% and the Dow Jones by 0.7%, taking it above 27,000 for the first time.

On Wednesday Mr Powell said the central bank stood ready to "act as appropriate" to support record US economic growth, which was taken by many to mean it would cut rates in July.

US stocks close higher

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Wall Street has closed higher after Fed boss Jerome Powell hinted the central bank could cut rates in July amid signs of a darkening economic outlook.

The Dow Jones gained 76.57 points to 26,860.06 while the S&P 500 climbed 11.95 to 2,992.01. The the Nasdaq rose 60.80 to 8,202.53.

All of the main share indexes touched record intra-day highs on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 breaching the 3,000 mark for the first time.