Dow surges 100 points through 23000 as IBM shares jump
20 October, 2017, 00:14 | Author: Abraham Jackson
The reporting period heats up this week, and with the S&P 500 already up 14 percent so far this year, investors are hoping results and guidance will justify the relatively high valuation of stocks.
The index first breached the 23,000 milestone on Tuesday, but later dipped to close three points below the mark.
The S&P and the Nasdaq also notched opening records on gains across the board.
Shares of the largest USA health insurer UnitedHealth touched a life high and was last up 6.3 percent, after the company reported a stronger-than-expected profit and raised its full-year earnings forecast.
The dollar climbed higher, tracking higher U.S. Treasury yields, while news on a potential new hawkish Federal Reserve chair and the slow progress of U.S. tax reforms also supported the greenback.
Hopes of US tax reform have received a boost lately after the House passed a $4.1 trillion budget.
Microsoft Email-Access Fight With US Gets Supreme Court Review
The appeals court ruled that current US law does not give judges the right to issue search warrants that reach outside the U.S. Officials obtained a search warrant, but Microsoft refused to turn over the information, taking the matter to court instead.
Two minutes into the third quarter, India won a penalty corner but India's young dragflicker Varun Kumar's effort was padded away. The second quarter started well for the Indians as they produced some slick passing to take the lead in the 17th minute.
The Justice Department also found Chicago, New Orleans, New York City and Cook County, Illinois, to be in violation. The assessment is its latest effort to force " sanctuary cities " to comply with federal immigration orders.
With Scotland drawing 2-2 in Slovenia, Ireland will seal a play-off place with a victory over Chris Coleman's Welsh side. At other times the game was played with the ferocious pace of a derby encounter rather than a normal global .
The Xbox One update lets you personalise your Home, features an improved Guide , more notifications and a performance boost. The newly redesigned Game Hub Welcome tab now features a summary of all the great content around the game on one page.
Official reports had shown that Weah was leading during the week. "This commission has not declared any victor ", he stressed. One of the largest political parties called for a halt to vote-counting Thursday, alleging voting irregularities and fraud.
Another witness said there was a traffic jam and that the area was packed with people and cars when it happened. A Somali soldier helps a civilian wounded in a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.
The prime minister urged private players to use part of their corporate social responsibility funds to help strengthen Ayurveda . He said the Ministries of Ayush and Agriculture can guide farmers to sow medicinal plants in their fields.
Rumours have also stated so far that the device would probably feature a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB / 128 GB internal storage options. Also, as the phone is having bezel-less design, the fingerprint scanner is moved to the back.
People magazine's royal correspondent, Simon Perry, also caught the dancing on video, so you can replay it all day long. Either way, the new arrival will be fifth in line to throne, bumping uncle Prince Harry down to sixth.
A video shared online showed six bodies of what appeared to be Kurdish peshmerga soldiers lying by a roadside near Iraqi vehicles. Iraq's government barred global flights to and from the region and asked neighbouring Turkey and Iran to close their borders.
Steve Smith's team was hammered 4-1 in the ODI series, while more than half of the matches on the tour have been delayed by rain. The city has been receiving good rainfall nearly on a daily basis for about a week, throwing normal life out of gear.
Del Potro to have scan on wrist injury ahead of Federer semi
Del Potro , who lost his serve for the only time in the match in the second game, won nine of his 15 service games at love. He needed several minutes of medical attention and sat on a chair on the back of the court, wincing in obvious distress.
Trump Won't Get Royal Welcome During UK Visit
The White House denied that report and May's Downing Street office said plans for the state visit had not changed. A state visit is still set to go ahead at some point, though no dates have been set in stone just yet.
Steelers can't turn back the clock on Big Ben
Fournette and Jacksonville's defense were so dominant that quarterback Blake Bortles only attempted one pass in the second half. Fowler has started only one of his 19 National Football League games after missing his rookie season in 2015 with a torn ACL.
Harvey Weinstein Fired Amid Sexual Harassment Controversy
Film producer Harvey Weinstein has been terminated from his own company following a barrage of sexual harassment accusations . On Sunday, the disgraced Hollywood mogul was sacked from the studio he started 12 years ago with his younger brother, Bob.