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  1. EXPLAINER-Eight signals to watch that the U.S. stock rout is overRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Reuters

    Stock investors on Monday will be seeking to divine if the deepest weekly slide since January 2016 will continue or if the market will turn the corner after one of the most volatile five days in years. Equal parts science, art and luck may be needed to pick a bottom in the S&P 500.

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  2. Wall St Week Ahead-U.S. profit forecasts offer relief amid rate worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | Reuters

    Profit forecasts for 2018 are rising fast as analysts factor in benefits from the U.S. tax overhaul, a trend that could temper worries about rising interest rates in the near term. Wall Street's main indexes on Friday were headed for their worst week in two years as rates soared in the bond market and renewed fears of inflation gripped investors.

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  3. Dow, S&P 500 suffer worst one-day fall in five months as Apple dragsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | Reuters

    Wall Street pulled back from record highs on Monday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 indexes marking their biggest one-day percentage declines in about five months, weighed down by a slide in Apple shares. ) fell 2.1 percent on news that the company will halve production of its $999 iPhone X smartphone.

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  4. Wall Street retreats from record levels as Apple weighsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | Reuters

    Wall Street backed off from record levels on Monday, with the Dow slipping more than 100 points, dragged lower by a slide in Apple jumped to an all-time high, up as much as 32.4 percent, after K-cup maker Keurig Green Mountain said it will buy the company in a deal worth more than $21 billion. ) was down 8.5 percent after the company announced the formation of a committee to investigate sexual misconduct allegations against its CEO Steve Wynn.

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  5. Global Markets-Treasury yields hit 10-month high; stocks extend 2018 rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Reuters

    Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields hit a 10-month high on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan tweaked its bond-buying program, while stocks in world indexes continued their flying start to the year. U.S. oil touched its highest since late 2014, while the yen hit a six-day high following the Bank of Japan's announcement that it will trim its purchases of Japanese government bonds.

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  6. Wall Street rally rolls on amid earnings optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Reuters

    Wall Street's major indexes extended the New Year rally to close at record levels on Tuesday on investor optimism ahead of quarterly earnings reports and hopes for easing tensions with North Korea. Defensive S&P sectors - utilities, real estate and telecommunications - were out of favor, while bank stocks were boosted by rising U.S. 10-year Treasury yields.

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  7. S&P 500 tops 2,700 on tech advance; Dow, Nasdaq hit recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Reuters

    The S&P 500 index rose above 2,700 for the first time on Wednesday and other major indexes hit record closing highs as technology stocks climbed after signs of robust economic growth. Stocks added slightly to gains late, with some support from minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting showing the U.S. central bank would likely stick to gradual interest rate hikes this year.

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  8. Vulcan must divest 17 Aggregates USA properties -U.S. statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Reuters

    Under the terms of the proposed settlement Birmingham, Alabama-based Vulcan would divest Aggregate's 13 rock quarries and yards and four inactive quarries in the two states to Blue Water Industries or another U.S.-approved acquirer, the department said in a statement.

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  9. U.S. tax cut to deliver corporate earnings giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Reuters

    A planned massive Republican tax overhaul has led Wall Street strategists to revise their 2018 corporate earnings forecasts sharply higher, but the jury is out on how long the accelerating effect on profits will last. The tax bill, which the U.S. House of Representatives approved on Tuesday, will cut the corporate income tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent, beginning Jan. 1, and would be the biggest positive factor for U.S. earnings in 2018.

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  10. Editors Choice PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Reuters

    Undercover Israeli security personnel detain a Palestinian demonstrator during clashes at a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West... Undercover Israeli security personnel detain a Palestinian demonstrator during clashes at a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman Democratic Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones acknowledges supporters at the election night party in Birmingham, Alabama.

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  11. Global Markets-Stocks, dollar rise with renewed risk appetite, oil reboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Reuters

    A gauge of global stocks gained on Thursday, boosted by Wall Street, and the U.S. dollar touched a two-week high as risk appetite returned and investors braced for developments with U.S. policy and for a key U.S. jobs report due on Friday. Longer-dated U.S. Treasury yields rose as increased risk appetite diminished the attractiveness of safe-haven U.S. government debt.

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  12. Us Stocks-Wall St gains, Dow tops 24,000 as tax bill gains steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Reuters

    The S&P closed at a record high and the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke above the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday as investors gained confidence that the Republican party's push for a U.S. tax overhaul would succeed. Republican Senator John McCain's decision to back the tax bill provided a new jolt of momentum for the legislation.

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  13. S&P hits record high close amid optimism over tax overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Reuters

    The S&P closed at a record high and the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke above the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday as investors gained confidence that the Republican party's push for a U.S. tax overhaul would succeed. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, as a screen displays the Dow Jones Industrial Average as it crosses 24,000, in New York, U.S., November 30, 2017.

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  14. Global Markets-Stocks rise on U.S. tax plan bets; oil ends upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Reuters

    Sharp gains in the United States drove stocks higher despite a rout in emerging markets, while crude oil prices ended up in a volatile session as oil producers agreed on an extension to their supply cap deal until the end of 2018. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., November 30, 2017.

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  15. Tech gains help propel Wall Street to record highsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Reuters

    U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday, pushing all three major indexes to record closing highs, led by gains in this year's top-performing technology sector. ), whose shares rose 4.8 percent after the company reported better-than-expected results and backed its full-year forecast.

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  16. Sexual assault claims are 'false': MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Reuters

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama called the sexual misconduct allegations reported by the Washington Post were 'scurrilous' and 'false'. Rough Cut .

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  17. Global Markets-Stocks rise along with dollar, investors eye tax voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Reuters

    Investors returned to stock markets around the world on Thursday, inspired by bargain hunting and strong corporate earnings reports, while anticipation of a vote on U.S. tax policy limited the dollar's gains. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., November 15, 2017.

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  18. RPT-INSIGHT-Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Reuters

    A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. The non-profit healthcare system is one of the state's largest employers and sits in the heart of economically depressed coal country.

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  19. Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Reuters

    A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers listen to a recruiter at the Colorado Hospital Association job fair in Denver, Colorado, U.S. on October 4, 2017.

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  20. INSIGHT-Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Reuters

    A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. The non-profit healthcare system is one of the state's largest employers and sits in the heart of economically depressed coal country.

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