U.S. Stocks Rise, Driven by Earnings
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U.S. stocks climbed, lifted by a series of upbeat earnings reports. Major stock indexes have rebounded in recent sessions as corporate earnings have showed sustained strength among U.S. companies.
Trump Plans to Seek Tax Rate of 15% on Owner-Operated Firms
President Donald Trump is planning to unveil a proposal to cut corporate taxes on U.S. companies' foreign profits and to slash the top tax rate on so-called pass-through businesses, including many owner-operated companies, to 15% from 39.6%, said White House officials.
Trading in Bonds, Commodities Highlights Skepticism
U.S. stocks are roaring again, with the Nasdaq Composite Index reaching 6000 for first time on Tuesday. But many analysts warn that bond and commodities markets are sending less-upbeat signals.
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Trump Pick for SEC Chairman Assembling Top Agency Staff
President Donald Trump's choice to run the Securities and Exchange Commission is quietly assembling a cabinet of top staff members who spent their careers on Wall Street or advised companies on big deals, foreshadowing the commission's quick pivot toward a deregulatory agenda.
Oil Prices Halt Downward Slide But Remain Below $50
Oil prices halted their downward slide Tuesday but remained below the $50 mark amid doubts that the global crude glut is being drained.
Rising Home Prices Raise Concerns of Overheating
The U.S. housing market's red-hot recovery from the depths of the crash five years ago is fueling concerns among economists and real-estate brokers that home prices are overheating.
Rising Rates Pose a Risk for Students Looking to Refinance Debt
Mortgage refinancing isn't the only lending business that could face pressure from rising short-term rates.
China Markets Stress Reaches Bonds
China's government-bond yields hit their highest levels in 20 months, the latest sign of stress in the country's markets as officials crank up their rhetoric about containing credit growth and financial risks.
Nasdaq 6000: Betting on Big Tech Getting Bigger
Nasdaq's record run doesn't feed the appetite for richly valued tech startups.
Beware Target-Date Funds' Bondholdings
Some target-date funds aimed at those currently near retirement age face bumps as rising interest rates weigh on the prices of large chunks of rate-sensitive bondholdings.
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April 25, 2017 19:15 ET (23:15 GMT)