Two thirds of voters want Congress members banned from trading shares

U.S. 01/19/22, 15:22

A study revealed an overwhelming majority of Americans support barring lawmakers from stock market trading. Data for Progress's latest poll found 67% of respondents agree that Congress members should be banned from trading shares. From the sample audience of 1,266 likely voters, 43% strongly supported new legislation prohibiting representatives and senior congressional ...

Biden says President Trump contributes to Monday’s market turmoil

Politics 03/10/20, 15:43

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, March 9, blamed President Donald Trump for the plunge in U.S. stock market, arguing that his mixed messaging about the coronavirus contributed to the market turmoil. Wall Street suffered a historic sell-off session, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing 7.8% and the S&P ...

Stock market resurges to highest record in years

Politics 03/03/20, 06:14

The U.S. stock market saw a sudden upsurge on Monday, March 2, after a gloomy week over the fear of coronavirus outbreak, reported Breibart. The Dow recorded 26,703.32 points, an increase of 5.1 percent, the highest point for a decade. The S&P 500 Index also climbed 4.5 percent, the best ever ...

Amazing achievements by the president for Americans heading into Christmas

U.S. 12/15/19, 10:10

House Democrats might remain focused on impeaching the president, but meanwhile, he is giving Americans an early Christmas present. His Christmas stocking for the American people includes having sealed two trade deals, plus one on defense and another on parental leave, not to mention the inspector general’s report—the list goes on. ...

3 charts show investors are reaping profit in 2019 whatever they buy

Business 12/03/19, 06:25

The S&P 500, crude oil, gold, Treasurys, and corporate bonds all have been scoring double-digit returns so far this year. CNBC on Monday, Dec. 2, presented three charts that the business news outlet described as, “From stocks to government debt to corporate bonds to commodities, no matter where you went, you ...

Trump warns of stock market crash ‘If I’m impeached’

U.S. 09/26/19, 15:33

President Donald Trump warned on Thursday morning, Sept. 26, that stock markets will crash should he be impeached, following the formal impeachment inquiry Tuesday filed by House Democrats. The stock market saw a decrease after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) announcement of an impeachment inquiry, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

Sino-US trade war ameliorates, stocks see upsurge

China 08/26/19, 17:55

Following Sunday’s talk between President Donald Trump and Chinese officials, the trade war between the two countries has seemingly reached a turning point after President Trump explored the possibility of a positive future of global economic growth with China. The stock market saw a sharp fall on Friday, Aug. 23, after ...

Dow Jones’s best performance in June since 1938

U.S. 06/30/19, 13:39

It’s been a historic month for the Dow Jones, as it logged its best June return since 1938. Although at the weeks end on June 28 gains were moderate, the overall gain of 7.2 percent was the best it’s been since 1938 when it surged 24.3 percent. The S&P 500 index rose ...

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