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Stock futures trade cautiously after five days of gains


Added 01-11-19 06:04:02am EST - “A winning Friday will give the equity markets six straight sessions of gains.” - Foxbusiness.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foxbusiness.com: “Stock futures trade cautiously after five days of gains”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Former congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on how the stock market is edging higher despite the partial government shutdown and President Trump’s calls for border wall funding.

Dow Jones futures were rising by 0.1 percent. The S&P 500 added less than 0.1 percent and the Nasdaq Composite was little changed.

Stocks spent Thursday in a tug-of-war between discouraging company news and encouraging statements from the Federal Reserve chairman. Initially, downbeat company reports held sway; but by the market’s close, stocks had booked their fifth straight day of gains.

In Europe, London’s FTSE opened up 0.3 percent, Germany’s DAX also added 0.3 percent and France’s CAC gained 0.2 percent.

Japan’s Nikkei closed the session with a 1 percent gain. up 0.97 percent. For the week, it added 4.1 percent.

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