Wall Street gains with PayPal boost despite weak jobs data

Nasdaq tracks yearly gains on PayPal boost

(Reuters) – A jump for PayPal on Thursday put the Nasdaq on course to turn positive on the year, with Wall Street also boosted by hopes of a faster economic recovery following a surprise rise in Chinese exports. FILE PHOTO: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is...
Wall Street gains on optimism over easing lockdowns

Wall Street gains on optimism over easing lockdowns

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes rose on Wednesday on hopes of a pickup in business activity as states eased coronavirus-induced curbs, with investors also looking past a stunning 20 million plunge in U.S. private payrolls last month. FILE PHOTO: The New...