May 30, 2018

Stocks strike back

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average regained much of yesterday's losses, adding 307 points (1.26%).

What happened: Investors feel they overreacted yesterday to concerns over Italian politics and U.S.-China trade disputes, as arguments took hold that Italy won't really leave the EU and that the Trump administration's tariff talk is a negotiating tactic. The Fed also proposed regulatory rollbacks that could introduce new bank capital into the stock markets.

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