Wall Street gains on earnings optimism, waning Syria jitters

Wall Street gains on earnings optimism, waning Syria jitters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday as investors anticipated a strong earnings season and as U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that a military strike on Syria may not be imminent ratcheted down geopolitical worries. The S&P 500 has now recouped nearly all its losses from earlier this year. Trump said in a […]

Liquid-to-glass transition process gains clarity

Liquid-to-glass transition process gains clarity

Top Story These days, metallic glasses — made entirely of metal atoms — are being developed for biomedical applications such as extra-sharp surgical needles, stents, artificial joints and implants because various alloys can be ultra-hard, extra-strong, very smooth and resistant to corrosion. However, while a combination of trial and error and scientific research has helped […]

SEC can recoup ill-gotten gains from New Mexico businessman: U.S. appeals court

(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Monday ordered a New Mexico businessman to disgorge $ 5 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, nine months after the U.S. Supreme Court curbed the regulator’s power to claw back ill-gotten gains. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are seen […]

Stock-focused hedge funds post biggest gains among top performers

BOSTON (Reuters) – Hedge funds managers who bet on stocks scored some of the industry’s biggest gains in 2017, when equity markets galloped past a series of critical milestones, according to a new list of the top 20 all-time performers. The annual list, released on Sunday, shows Steve Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital, John Armitage’s Egerton […]

Wall Street gains, Dow tops 24,000 as tax bill gains steam

NEW YORK (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, […]