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Tech, healthcare stocks boost Wall Street after midterm results

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as investors piled into technology and healthcare sectors after midterm elections led to a divided Congress as expected and fueled bets that tighter regulations would be harder to push through. Democrats won control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, while President ...

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Cologne prosecutors confirm searched Blackrock offices

FILE PHOTO: A BlackRock Inc sign above its building in New York, United States, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German state prosecutors in Cologne executed a search warrant at Blackrock’s offices in Munich on Tuesday, a spokesman said, adding that the company’s country chairman, Friedrich Merz, ...

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S&P 500 futures up as Democrats capture U.S. House

(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures held onto gains on Tuesday after media projections showed the Democrats winning control of the House of Representatives in U.S. midterm congressional elections. With President Donald Trump’s Republican party holding onto their majority in the Senate, according to CNN, NBC and ABC News, the results ...

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Wall Street gains as investors look to U.S. elections

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indexes closed higher on Tuesday as voters headed to the polls in U.S. midterm congressional elections and investors hoped the result would provide some relief for stocks after prolonged uncertainty. Some stocks such as CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) and Mylan NV (MYL.O) were ...

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