U.S. stock ETFs attract most cash since June

Reuters By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) – U.S. fund investors regained their risk appetite during the latest week, draining money market funds and pouring their cash into stocks after six straight weeks of withdrawals. Stock exchange-traded funds in the United States attracted $9.2 billion during the week ended Aug. 30, the most since June, according […]

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Stocks jump on stronger consumer spending; Nasdaq sets new record

U.S. stocks rose again Thursday as investors were pleased with a report that showed spending by U.S. consumers grew in July, along with wages and salaries. Healthcare and technology companies led the way, and the Nasdaq composite set a record. The Commerce Department said consumer spending grew at its fastest pace in three months. Companies that sell everything from cosmetics […]

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Stocks climb to near all-time highs [Video]

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) climbing to near all-time highs as August comes to a close. Plus – the Wells Fargo scandal deepens with more fake accounts- could it get even worse for the beleaguered bank And – as money pours into stocks across the pond, are investors missing out on a big Eastern European growth story? Plus – the latest Mario […]

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