ABC board sacks managing director Michelle Guthrie
Australia supermarket bans sewing needles amid strawberry panic
Dow Jones hits record high of 26,654.19
India Will Import Iranian Oil; In Talks With EU Over Payment Option
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S&P, Dow open higher as bank shares rise
13 January 2018, 11:17 | Joann Bryant
Dow Jumps 200 Points as Trump Rally Drives Deeper Into Record Territory
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index opened higher on Friday, extending their run into the record books, as fourth-quarter corporate earnings season kicked off.
JPMorgan (JPM.N), the biggest US lender by assets, said a USA tax overhaul would help future profits by reducing its tax bill and stimulating more business.
The Nasdaq is up 124.50 points, or 1.7 percent.
"The economy is looking good, numbers look good, and companies are making money".
The index rose 135 points to a record high, led by Boeing, General Electric and Caterpillar. In fact, the roughly 4.3% rise for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and more than 4% rise for the S&P 500 index so far in 2018, represent the best start to a year since 2003, according to WSJ Market Data Group. "This quarter may be a little messy because of the tax bill, but there's so much optimism, so much enthusiasm about earnings", says Michael Matousek, head trader at U.S. Global Investors.
U.S. immigration agents target 7-Eleven stores
The manager was in Bangladesh and the owner, reached by phone, told the clerk to accept whatever documents were served. Agents also arrested 21 undocumented immigrants working at the stores and immediately started deportation proceedings.
Dark Souls Remastered will be announced today
On the Xbox One X and PS 4 Pro , it will look very well, but we don't know how it will look like on the Nintendo Switch . In a Japanese retailer listing, it was first leaked that Dark Souls will get a remaster for the PS4.
Trump partly denies, also defends vulgar immigrant comments
Republican leaders have said an immigration bill must include other Republican goals, like funding for increased border security. The senators are working to codify the protections in DACA. "Neither is Haiti or any other country in distress", she said.