Wall Street edged lower on Wednesday, as concerns over an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war and weak economic indicators persisted, while a raft of upbeat results underlined a solid start to the third-quarter earnings season.
* Indexes off: Dow 0.05%, S&P 500 0.08%, Nasdaq 0.24%
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* Indexes off: Dow 0.21%, S&P 500 0.25%, Nasdaq 0.44%
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* Futures off: Dow 0.16%, S&P 500 0.20%, Nasdaq 0.28%
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Oct 16 U.S. stock index futures dipped on
Wednesday as a new U.S. bill taking a hard line on China stoked
fresh concerns about a prolonged trade war, but more positive
results from the banking sector provided some relief and
signaled a solid start to the third-quarter earnings season.
* Indexes up: Dow 1%, S&P 1.14%, Nasdaq 1.30%
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* Indexes up: Dow 1.01%, S&P 1.06%, Nasdaq 1.09%
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U.S. stocks paused on Monday after three sessions of gains as a lack of clarity over the first phase of a U.S.-China trade deal weighed on sentiment, while investors geared up for the third-quarter earnings season.
* Indexes: Dow up 0.06%, S&P down 0.06%, Nasdaq up 0.01%
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