Wall St. set to rise on trade optimism, progress to avert government shutdown
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 Wall Street was set to open higher on Tuesday, buoyed by a tentative deal reached by U.S. lawmakers to avoid another partial government shutdown and after the United States and China expressed optimism about the ongoing trade talks.
Democrats and Republicans working behind closed doors on Friday inched closer to a potential deal that would fund security along the U.S. border with Mexico and avoid a repeat of the recent government shutdown. Vanessa Johnston reports.
Their is optimism on Wall Street that the United States and China will soon reach a trade deal has helped propel stocks close to new highs, but the decisive factor in whether the bull market runs much..
According to Reuters, U.S. stocks swung between gains and losses on Thursday, as optimism fueled by progress in U.S.-China trade talks was overshadowed by fears of an economic slowdown after a cut in..