Friday began on an upbeat note for the stock market, as investors put the summit between the U.S. and North Korea behind them and instead focused on the increasingly likely resolution of trade disputes with China as a positive catalyst.
Optimism over a potential trade deal between the two largest economies in the world is helping to support markets on both sides of the Pacific Ocean with stocks in China rallying along with their peers in the U.S.
The stock market has rebounded from a dreadful December, and investors are keying in on President Donald Trump’s nationally televised address late Tuesday for indications of any fresh jolt to the economy and their wallets.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of this year, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday, marking the biggest in a string of changes one month after Republicans lost control of the House of Representatives in midterm elections.
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell more than 1.5 percent on Thursday, as the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the United States sparked fears of a flare-up in Sino-U.S. tensions, while sliding oil prices added to the pressure.