Dow Jones Closes at Record High, Notches All-Time Intraday High

US stocks close higher on dovish Yellen, Dow ends at record

US stocks close higher on dovish Yellen, Dow ends at record

TOKYO: Asian shares up more than 1 per cent with sentiment getting another boost from China's upbeat data on exports and imports for June, the latest sign that global trade is finding some real traction again. The retailer raised its second-quarter forecasts and said sales and customer traffic increased.

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said policymakers plan to continue to raise interest rates to reach a neutral policy stance.

Dow e-minis were up 11 points, or 0.05 percent, with 15,283 contracts changing hands at 8:40 a.m. ET (1240 GMT).

The large-cap S&P 500 Index (NYSEARCA:SPY) advanced 0.7% to 2,443.25, its highest settlement in a month.

Human remains found in search for missing men, 1 victim ID'd
In seeking $5 million bail on a stolen-car charge this week, prosecutors said he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. DiNardo then offered to sell him a gun for that price, and brought him to to another area of the property.

The Dow rose to a record high close while US stocks kept their upward momentum on Wednesday following Yellen's comments.

Bank of America shares fell about 1%, while Citigroup edged up 0.2%.

"In the past few weeks, (financial) stocks have been very strong".

Bank of America (BAC.N), Goldman Sachs (GS.N) and Morgan Stanley (MS.N) all are due to report results next week.

Concacaf investiga alineación indebida de Malouda
El cuadro de Jorge Luis Pinto tendrá de vuelta a uno de sus jugadores principales, Alberth Elis , su referencia de ataque. Guyana Francesa tiene un punto, al igual que Honduras , pero se ubica al fondo del sector.

Analysts estimate second-quarter earnings for S&P 500 companies rose 7.8 per cent from a year ago, with financials projected to have had the third-best profit growth among sectors, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Earnings will be closely watched to see if high valuations are justified in the face of tepid inflation and a recent patch of mixed economic data.

The Russell 2000 is up 9.83 points, or 0.7 percent.

About 5.3 billion shares changed hands on US exchanges.

The Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) Bonds Rise 0.5% During Trading
Invesco Ltd decreased Cullen Frost Bankers Inc (NYSE:CFR) stake by 230,427 shares to 3.05 million valued at $268.93M in 2016Q4. Leerink Swann lowered their FY2018 earnings estimates for Community Health Systems in a note issued to investors on Wednesday.

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