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Wednesday will be another big earnings day for some of the largest U.S. banks as Goldman Sachs and Bank of America report.
Blackstone's new chief investment strategist says he doesn't see "any real lasting effects" of the government shutdown on the economy.
U.S. stock futures rose modestly despite a flurry of potentially negative news. Bank of America and Goldman Sachs both gained after reporting better-than-expected earnings.
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The co-founder of the world's largest money manager cites three key issues: U.S. trade negotiations with China, Brexit and the U.S. government shutdown.
Reports that China is preparing to send a team to the U.S. for further trade negotiations and dovish comments from a Fed governor has helped send stocks higher.
Stocks overcame a wobbly start to the day. Tech stocks rose the most, but higher oil prices boosted shares of energy companies.
"Given the volatility in the market," Lazear argues, "probably a few weeks worth of patience is not a terrible thing at this point" from the Fed on interest rates.
STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG Stocks were mixed in early trading Tuesday, with Dow Jones Industrial Average futures down 0.1%, while the S&P 500 was up less than 0.1% and the Nasdaq Composite had gained 0.
Worries about a downturn in the Chinese economy dragged stocks lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.4% to 23,909.84. The S&P 500 fell 0.5% to 2582.61, and the Nasdaq Composite slumped 0.9% to 6905.92.