Markets Right Now: US stocks rise on deal to avoid shutdown

12Feb - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

NEW YORK (AP)  — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
9:35 a.m.

U.S. stocks are gaining in early trading after U.S. lawmakers reached a tentative deal to avoid another costly government shutdown.
The deal could help alleviate pressure on the market as the US and China head into talks to avert escalating their dispute over trade.

Major companies continue to report fourth-quarter earnings.

Molson Coors fell 6 percent as weak volume dragged down profit and revenue.

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