Dow surges 800 points, heads for longest winning streak since May as U.S. stocks trade sharply higher

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surges more than 800 points Friday afternoon, with the blue-chip gauge on track for its longest winning streak since May 27, according to Dow Jones Market Data. Read More...

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US economy returned to growth last quarter, expanding 2.6%

The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6% annual rate from July through September, snapping two straight quarters of contraction and overcoming high inflation and interest rates just as voting begins in midterm elections in which the economy’s health has emerged as a paramount issue. Thursday’s better-than-expected estimate from the Commerce Department showed that the nation’s gross domestic product — the broadest gauge of economic output — grew in the third quarter after having shrunk in the first half of 2022. Stronger exports and consumer spending, backed by a healthy job market, helped restore growth to the world’s biggest economy at a time when worries about a possible recession are rising.

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