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Dow up 1,000 in biggest point gain ever; US stocks up 5 percent

U.S. stocks surged Wednesday, recovering all their losses from a Christmas Eve plunge and placing the market on track for its best day in nine months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up than 1,000 points in best day for Wall Street in 10 years.

Stocks drop again as Wall Street ends worst week in 7 years

After almost 10 years, Wall Street’s rally looks like it’s ending. Another day of big losses Friday left the U.S. market with its worst week in more than seven years.

US-China trade truce may boost financial markets

The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year’s end, experts say. But the stock market’s wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord.

Las Vegas hospital widens HIV testing policy on World AIDS Day

On Saturday — the 30th commemoration of World AIDS Day — University Medical Center in Las Vegas will adopt CDC guidelines and begin testing all patients for HIV, not just those deemed most at risk of contracting the disease.

‘Fearless Girl’ statue getting a new home in New York City

The “Fearless Girl” statue that inspired millions with her message of female empowerment has been plucked from her spot opposite Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” and will be reinstalled in front of the New York Stock Exchange by the end of the year, officials said Wednesday.

Online sales skyrocket on Thanksgiving, Black Friday in US

The physical rush of Black Friday and the armchair browsing of Cyber Monday are increasingly blending into one big holiday shopping event as more customers buy items online and pick them up at brick-and-mortar stores.

Black Friday shopping leads to some store chaos in US

By early Friday evening, there had been no major reports of the deal-inspired chaos that has become central to Black Friday lore in the U.S. — fistfights over discounted televisions or stampedes toward coveted sale items.

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