Oct 18 (Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied above the 23,000-mark on Wednesday, propelled by IBM's 9 percent surge after the computing giant hinted a return to revenue growth.
"Looks like it's set for a good start, largely driven by strong earnings and positive economic growth", said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, Florida. It rose as high as 23,002.20 during the session. The S&P 500 index added 1.90 points to 2,561.26 and the Nasdaq composite index eked out 0.56 of point to 6,624.22.
More than 80pc of firms which have reported this earnings season beat analyst expectations on the bottom line.
Also boosting some health insurers and U.S. hospital operators was news of a bipartisan deal in the U.S. Senate to stabilize Obamacare.
The financial index jumped 0.65 percent, led by bank stocks, which gained from a surge in treasury yields and bullish calls by brokerages.
Goldman Sachs was another contributor to the Dow's gains, jumping almost 2 percent to $240.55 in early trades - just one day after the company reported results that beat expectations but still lagged peers.
About 5.5 billion shares changed hands on US exchanges.
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It is important to note that all Minnesota citizens will continue to have the choice to have a non-REAL ID driver's license. TSA does not require children under 18 to provide identification when traveling with a companion within the United States.
Brown often started his press briefings last season with the magic number of minutes that Embiid , the 7-foot center, could play. Embiid also started last season in a very strict minutes restriction, which was slowly lifted after 10 games.
Now that quite a good number of them have grasped the concept, the company has shifted its attention to the hardware side. The move to ditch the headphone jack accompanied Google's decision to launch its own AirPod competitor, the Pixel Buds .
A US-led coalition backs some of the militia groups that want to overthrow Assad, including SDF and Free Syrian Army. Unless the Syrians decide on similar attacks in the future, which will force Israel to respond again.
The figure is a fraction of the number of police officers employed by Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip. One of the key sticking points will be the fate of Hamas's 25,000-strong military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.
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Restrictions have been imposed on entry to the village, a Gurung stronghold, and the police are conducting raids in the area. Six AK-47 rifles, one 9mm pistol, 500 rounds of ammunition and bombs had been recovered from the spot, he added.
Susan Collins explaining her vote against Obamacare repeal bills: It was designed "behind closed doors" and "by 13 men" btw. Senator Colliins says she's "bridge between the two sides of the aisle", one reason she is staying in Senate.
Since then it spurred on several engineers and start-ups across the world to take on the endeavor, including Hyperloop One . This is still far from the target but is expected to increase as the company moves ahead with the commercialisation phase.