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Strong earnings lift investor spirits after Trump slump

A senior White House adviser is a significant person of interest in the law enforcement investigation of possible Russian ties, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. It may not have broken the S&P 500's momentum, but it certainly made a dent. The large-cap S&P 500 Index (NYSEARCA:SPY) climbed 0.7% to finish at 2,381.73, with all 11 sectors reporting gains.



Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) EPS Analysis

Tyers Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the fourth quarter worth $243,000. ING Groep NV now owns 239,574 shares of the company's stock valued at $6,775,000 after buying an additional 216,831 shares during the period.


Oil spikes as U.S. inventories tumble by more than expected

Oil spikes as U.S. inventories tumble by more than expected

While prices surged immediately after the agreement, in recent weeks they have come under sustained pressure as US production has ramped up. "The prices are still way below $50", said Eugen Weinberg, an analyst at Commerzbank. The impact was immediately felt with a 19 cent rise on Brent futures LCOc1 after months of price rallies and declines. Crude oil prices drifted lower on Tuesday as investors continued to express concerns over slowing demand and the rise in US crude output.



Oil Price Recovery Stalls As API Reports Inventory Buildup

Brent crude LCOc1 rose 30 cents a barrel to $52.51 by 11:30 a.m. EDT. Oil prices strengthened on Wednesday ahead of USA crude inventory data that could give investors a clue as to whether an OPEC-led output cut is making progress in reducing the persistent global supply overhang.


Gallagher wants details about Trump meeting with Russians

Gallagher wants details about Trump meeting with Russians

In January, an Israeli newspaper reported that American intelligence officials warned their Israeli counterparts not to share sensitive information with the Trump administration because of the threat that it could be leaked to Russian Federation.


Walmart Stock Hits 52 Week High as Q1 Shows Big Sales Boosts

Walmart Stock Hits 52 Week High as Q1 Shows Big Sales Boosts

Total revenue was $117.5 billion, an increase of 1.4%. 32,350 Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) shares with value of $2.21M were sold by BREWER ROSALIND G. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 2.57% with $1.39 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines.