Voters are saying health care is a top issue that should be discussed by candidates in the 2018 midterm elections, according to a poll from Kaiser Family Foundation.
(Reuters) — Wall Street’s main indexes rose sharply on Tuesday, with the Dow hitting the 26,000 mark for the first time, as the fourth-quarter earnings season kicked into high gear.
Walmart on Thursday responded to recently passed tax reform that reduced the corporate tax rate to 21 percent, announcing its plans to raise the company’s starting wage, give employees one-time bonuses, and expand maternity and parental leave benefits.
The unemployment rate for black Americans hit a record low of 6.8 percent in December, which is the lowest level seen in the history of the data, CNN reported.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 25,000 on Thursday morning, representing a milestone of the fastest 1,000-point gain in the index’s history, the Wall Street Journal reported.