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Hopes Rise With 4th Straight Up Day

Jan 10, 2019 - The New York Times

Stocks clinched their fourth consecutive gain Wednesday as indexes around the world build on their early 2019 rally. The gains for indexes in the United States faded slightly after President Trump and Democratic leaders said Mr. Trump cut short a meeting on ending the partial shutdown of the federal government.

The last four-day winning streak for the S&P 500 ended in mid-September. The index, the benchmark for many mutual funds, retirement plans and investment professionals, has climbed 9...