USA stocks close slightly higher, Nasdaq hits new record

USA stocks close slightly higher, Nasdaq hits new record

USA stocks close slightly higher, Nasdaq hits new record

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1% to 22,871.72, just shy of an all-time high, and ended 0.4% on the week, making it the fifth rise in a row. With the S&P 500 up 14 percent in 2017, investors are betting on strong earnings growth across the S&P 500.

NASDAQ measures a number of indices reflecting the reaction of USA's high tech markets and business environments on the country's political and economic developments which have an impact on high tech markets.

The Nasdaq is up 1.33 points, or less than 0.1%, although t he Russell 2000 is down 5.05 points, or 0.3%.

NOW to protest at Manhattan DA's office over Harvey Weinstein controversy
One has to wonder whether New Yorkers who don't possess similar privileges would have seen the same result. Vance denied that the monetary contributions informed the office's choice not to pursue the film producer.

Netflix shares were up 1.47 per cent, hitting a record high at $200.81, after a slew of price target increases ahead of its earnings report on Monday.

Banks slipped along with interest rates and industrial companies took small losses.

Earnings are expected to grow by 4 percent for the third quarter, according to S&P Capital IQ. The Nasdaq Composite Index decreased 12.04 points, or 0.18 percent, to 6,591.51. In the 12 months through September, the index rose 2.6 percent.

EU's Juncker says the British 'have to pay'
He ruled out discussions on future trade being launched by European Union leaders next week but spoke of possible progress by December.

JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup both did better than analysts expected in the third quarter, but their stocks fell and so did shares of other banks.

In the broad market, real estate led gains and financial stocks led losses.

The healthcare sector was down 0.33 per cent as health insurers and hospital operators tumbled on news that President Donald Trump scrapped billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to private insurers for low-income Americans.

MI mom who ignored deal to vaccinate son loses primary custody
Parents in MI are legally allowed to skip or delay their children's vaccinations due to personal beliefs, according to the BBC . The child was given four immunizations Monday, after Bredow's ex-husband was granted shared custody, according to the AP.

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