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Stocks rose as on Tuesday, with materials spiking more than 2 percent on the back of more executive orders from Donald Trump.
U.S. equities fell on Monday, but closed off session lows, as investors looked for more details regarding President Donald Trump's policies.
U.S. equities closed higher in choppy trade on Friday after Donald Trump took a protectionist tone in his first speech as president.
U.S. equities closed lower on Thursday as investors eagerly awaited President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited remarks from the top Federal Reserve official.
Shares of the construction supplier jumped after the firm posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) climbed higher, led by shares of Michaels.
U.S. equities fell on Tuesday, with financials lagging, as uncertainty around President-elect Donald Trump's policies grew.
The British pound spiked around 3 percent against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, after Prime Minister Theresa May outlined her Brexit plan.
Stocks closed mostly higher, boosted by strong quarterly earnings from banks, while investors also digested several pieces of economic data.