For the week, the Dow rose 2.08 percent, the S&P 500 gained 2.22 percent and the Nasdaq advanced 2.31 percent. The company's stock rose 1.89 percent and closed at 252.36 US dollars per share. Fourth-quarter gross domestic product increased at a 2.6 per cent annual rate, the Commerce Department reported.
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was down 0.44 percent at 89.002, and on track for its worst weekly performance since May.
Of the 133 S&P 500 companies that have reported quarterly earnings so far, 79.7 percent have topped expectations, versus an average of 72 percent over the previous four quarters.
As of Thursday, 77 per cent of the S&P 500 companies that had reported surpassed earnings expectations, while 79 per cent of those companies had beaten sales estimates, according to U.S. financial information company FactSet. For the week, the MSCI index was up 2 per cent.
The Russell 2000 is up 4.04 points, or 0.3 percent.
Starbucks dropped 4.23 per cent after it warned 2018 global cafe sales growth would be at the low end of its forecast.
Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 2.66 percent.
Gold also rose with the dollar's decline.
U.S. Treasury prices ended mostly higher, with the benchmark 10-year yield sliding 3 bps to 2.62% and the two-year yield finishing flat at 2.08%.
The financials group, which accounts for more than one-third of the TSX's weight, was the lone declining group, slipping just over 0.1 per cent as shares of some of the country's major banks declined. Brent crude futures settled up 10 cents, or 0.1 per cent, at $70.52 per barrel, while United States crude futures closed at $66.14, up 63 cents, or almost 1 per cent.
The investigation was overseen by Senators Ohio Republican Rob Portman and Delaware Democrat and subcommittee chairman Tom Carper. Senate investigators explained that their report entailed a year-long probe into just six websites affiliated with Chinese labs.
Apple has form in this area as they already provide several ways to see the condition of your laptop battery within macOS. The update will also add Advanced Mobile Location to automatically send a user's location to emergency services.
Crucially it makes no explicit mention of state casinos wanting to authorise sports betting or any mention of online betting. So, the one percent " integrity fee " would amount to as much as 29 percent of revenue, according to the lobbying group.
Chelsea meanwhile, were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Arsenal in the semi-finals at the Emirates last night. Fabregas trained today and tomorrow I will check his physical condition, but this is good news for us.
Board member Joel Ferguson apologized this week for saying previously that some victims were ambulance chasers seeking a payday. "Now is a time to say that no more do sexual assaults or sexual abuse have a place on our campus or any campus in our nation".
Earlier, British tennis player Kyle Edmund knocked out Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals. And the Croatian believes he is able to match Federer shot for shot if he has to take him on in another Grand Slam final.
The Western Cape region of South Africa was unprepared to handle three consecutive years of severe drought. The company says it will also keep its Springs Way water-collection point in Newlands open 24/7.
Former military commander Sisi was elected in 2014, a year after he led the army to oust Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. He was convicted , and if that ruling is upheld on appeal he will be ineligible to run.
Spurs arrive in excellent form and have just one defeat in 12 games - that 4-1 defeat to Manchester City back in December. The North Londoners made it to this stage of the competition, after beating AFC Wimbledon 3-0 at the Wembley Stadium.
Conference of Mayors in Washington , where New York Mayor Bill DiBlasio, among others, chose to boycott the White House meeting. Then he criticized the mayors of other cities like NY and New Orleans who also skipped the meeting.
He ranked tied for first among qualified rookies in blocks per game, second in field-goal percentage (59) and fourth in rebounds. He also ranks third overall in the National Basketball Association in free throw shooting percentage at 92.4%.
Man shot in Sydney 'after stabbing police officer'
A critical incident team from the Homicide Squad are investigating the incident, including the firearm that was discharged. The attacker was shot dead by officers on the scene with witnesses saying they heard four or five shots.
Bandh over Mhadei disrupts life in K'taka
Since 2001, Karnataka has been asking Goa to release 7.6 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) of the river water. A holiday has been declared to the schools and colleges on January 25th as precautionary measure .
West Coast gets prime view of total lunar eclipse
The good news for us is that we will get to see this eclipse at a relatively convenient time in the morning hours on Wednesday. On 31st January 2018, the full moon day which occurs is going to be the second full moon day of the January month.
Milan train crash kills 3, injures dozens
That account fits with what witnesses described , which was that the train began to shake violently before the impact. The broadcaster added that up to 100 people received minor injuries, all of whom are the train's passengers.
Controversial football league XFL set to return in 2020
While that sounds like a ton of money (and it is) Vince's recent transaction only accounts for less than 5% of WWE's shares. In addition, McMahon stated that the league would be a single entity and would not use the franchise model.
5 people have died from the flu in TN this season
Wooten said it's still not too late to get vaccinated for protection against the flu this season, which can extend into April. Dogs diagnosed with the flu must be kept away from other dogs for at least 21 days to keep it from spreading.