Retail boost helps lift S&P 500

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday as earnings from Home Depot and retail sales data signaled solid consumer health and eased worries about a Federal Reserve that may have to become more aggressive in the face…

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S&P 500, Nasdaq resume their advances; Disney drags on Dow

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq inched higher on Thursday, with chipmakers helping the indexes resume their climb after hotter-than-expected inflation reports dampened investor sentiment and halted a streak of record closing highs.FILE PHOTO: A trader works inside…

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