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Stocks end mostly lower amid DOJ turmoil, trade escalations

Stocks were mostly lower Monday as trade tensions and political turmoil rattled markets, days after the Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 had hit record highs. The dollar was mostly unchanged against a basket of peers, and Treasury yields jumped.
The S&P/GICS reclassification will create a new sector for tech companies.

The biggest tech companies are about to undergo a major reshuffling on the stock market — here’s what’s coming, and why it matters

On October 1, MSCI and S&P will flip the switch on a new Communication Services sector that will replace the current Telecoms sector. It will include some of the biggest stocks including Facebook and Netflix. Here's what you need to know about the changes.

Stocks hit all-time highs for the first time since January

Led by tech and utilities companies, the benchmark S&P 500 index surpassed its previous intra-day record of 2,872.87. The stock market cratered into a correction in February.

Twitter is officially part of the S&P 500

Companies normally spike upon being added to major indexes. So far Twitter is no different, and spiked in after-hours trading Monday following the announcement. It's also expected to rise once it begins trading on the new index as funds that track the entire catalog of S&P stocks buy up shares.

Twitter was just added to the S&P 500 — here’s what that means for its stock

It was just announced that Twitter would replace Monsanto in the S&P 500, starting June 7. Twitter's inclusion in the equity benchmark will have wide-reaching effects on how the company's stock trades going forward.

Twitter surges after being added to the S&P 500

Twitter’s overnight gains continue a red-hot streak that began with the social network’s strong first quarter earnings report in April. The stock is now at its highest price since March 2015.

Trump’s tax law already saved some of America’s biggest corporations $13 billion this year

According to a new Bloomberg analysis, the 180 S&P 500 companies that have so far reported fist quarter earnings saved just under $13 billion due to the new tax reform law pushed by President Trump and Republicans.

Dow set to dive more than 200 points after Trump escalates Russia tensions

President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday morning for Russia to "Get ready" for the US to attack Syria.
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Netflix hits a record high — and it’s the best performing FAANG stock this year

Netflix is soaring, and it is way better than the already soaring FAANG stocks.