Stocks started on a strong note following a weekend WSJ report that US and China have started negotiating to improve American access to the Chinese market, then faded somewhat before recovering and powering higher to finish at their best levels of the day.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 2 percent or nearly 500 points in early morning trading. Investors drew encouragement from signs that the USA and China are open to negotiating to avert a potential trade war. Mnuchin and Lighthizer sent to Mr. Liu late last week, the Trump administration set out specific requests that include a reduction of Chinese tariffs on USA automobiles, more Chinese purchases of US semiconductors and greater access to China's financial sector by American companies, the people said. Microsoft led the way, gaining more than 7%.
The Dow plummeted more than 1,100 points on Thursday and Friday, slipping into a correction - a decline of 10 percent from all-time highs in January. The Nasdaq climbed 195 points, or 2.8 percent, to 7,188.
The 10-year Treasury yield climbed to 2.83%. The stock gained $4.76 to $88.53. Shares of Facebook gained 0.42 percent at the close. The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Friday that it is investigating Facebook's privacy practices, including whether the company engaged in "unfair acts" that cause "substantial injury" to consumers.
In recent trading, the major averages have pulled back off their highs of the session but continue to post strong gains.
Traders also had their eye on the latest corporate deal news Monday.
Finish Line vaulted 29.9 per cent after the sporting goods retailer agreed to be bought by JD Sports Fashion PLC. Brent crude, used to price global oils, shed 23 cents to $69.58 in London.
Benchmark U.S. crude fell 38 cents to $65.50 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
In other energy futures trading, heating oil was little changed at $2.02 a gallon.
Gold rose $5.10 to $1,355 an ounce.
CURRENCIES: The dollar rose to 105.20 yen from 104.82 yen on Friday.
In Europe, Germany's DAX fell 0.7 per cent, while France's CAC-40 lost 0.5 per cent. Britain's FTSE 100 shed 0.3 per cent. Japan's Nikkei 225 Index advanced by 0.7 percent, while China's Shanghai Composite Index fell by 0.6 percent.
Instead, he controversially joined Arsenal's rivals Chelsea , winning the Premier League with the Blues on two occasions since. Thomas Tuchel has reportedly entered "negotiations" with the north London club after turning down Bayern Munich .
Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down almost 3.0 percent, Taiwan shares slid 1.7 percent and South Korea's KOSPI retreated 2.2 percent. Also, the sensex's 1.2% loss was much lower than the crash of 4.5% in the Japanese market, 3.4% in China and 3.2% in Korea.
Vos said he didn't realize Reynolds was a Walker appointee, "But one thing I've learned about appointments", he said. Amy Phimister, a Sturgeon Bay woman who was one of the eight plaintiffs to bring suit against Gov.
To be able to find discounts on the widest selection of toys, you have to get to your local ToysRUs store this morning. The liquidation sales started Friday, and the company said it will offer shoppers "deep discounts and promotions".
Video footage showed a police auto pulling into the driveway of the prime minister's official residence in Jerusalem. In 2017, police also interrogated Netanyahu over the so-called Case 1000 and Case 2000.
Delhi Police spokesman Madhur Verma issued a statement, saying "Yesterday's incident was a very unfortunate one". The "Padyatra" began from the campus and was reportedly being escorted by a contingent from Delhi Police.
Secondly, American companies that export to China will be exposed to retaliation in the form of tariffs on USA -made goods. The fact that China responded with tariffs of only 3 billion dollars on United States goods is testament to his policy.
French officer remembered for 'act of devotion'
French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May are among those who sent messages of condolence. Special police units converged on the scene while authorities blocked roads and urged residents to stay away.
Earth Hour Sees Decline In Participation In BC
In 2018, French Polynesia is expected to move to protect 5 million square kilometers of its seas to preserve ocean ecosystems. Manchester Cathedral will be turning off non-essential lights for one hour to support WWF's Earth Hour this Saturday.