Wall Street surges as consumer and bank stocks gain

Traders work on the floor of the New York stock exchange on 8 January 2018. Reuters

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Wall Street closed at record highs on Thursday as rising oil prices lifted energy stocks and investors bet on a strong US corporate earnings season.

Amazon rose 1.8 percent and provided the biggest boost to the S&P and the Nasdaq.

Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.15
Huntington Steele Limited Liability Company holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) for 4,998 shares. ROST traded at an unexpectedly high level on 10/01/2018 when the stock experienced a 0.21% gain to a closing price of $80.68.

BlackRock rose 3 percent after the world's largest asset manager reported profit that beat estimates as investors flooded into the relatively low-priced funds.

Earnings for S&P 500 companies are expected to increase on an average by 12.1 per cent in the quarter, with profit for financial services companies likely to increase 13.2 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters.

Inflação fecha 2017 no menor nível em quase duas décadas
Esta foi a primeira vez que a meta foi descumprida "para baixo" desde que foi criado o sistema de metas de inflação , em 1999. Ele, no entanto, disse que o câmbio não é o principal instrumento de controle da inflação , mas sim, os juros básicos.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 205.6 points, or 0.81 percent, to 25,574.73, the S&P 500 gained 19.33 points, or 0.70 percent, to 2,767.56 and the Nasdaq Composite added 58.21 points, or 0.81 percent, to 7,211.78. The Dow Jones Transport index rose 2.3 percent - its biggest one-day percentage gain since November 29. The Dow is up around 4.3 percent since January 2, the S&P is up 4.2 percent. Home Depot rose 1.6 percent and Walmart rose 1 percent.

Among other stocks, Facebook fell 3.5 percent after the company started changing the way it filters posts and videos on News Feed.

Ever Community Day Announced Via New Developer Blog
Niantic said this first event will include Double XP for the duration of the day as well as Lures that last 3 hours each. Niantic revealed Pokemon GO Community Day this week as a monthly event that'll take place at parks around the world.

For the week, the S&P rose 1.6 per cent, compared with the Dow's two-per cent rise and a 1.8-per cent advance in the Nasdaq.

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