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Trump rally is 2nd best since JFK

Trump administration calls for dramatic tax cuts The Trump rally has come in three waves. It was kicked off soon after the election with exuberance over the Trump agenda. It was dealt a blow by political reality, and has since matured into cautious optimism. All in all, the stock market performance through President Trump’s 100th day in office on Saturday looks impressive. That’s especially true given Trump’s historically-low poll numbers and nonexistent legislative achievements, at least so far. The S&P 500 has rallied 11.6% between Trump’s election victory and Friday, ...

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LeBron lifts Cavs to historic second-half rally

3:41 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — One of the greatest comebacks in NBA playoff history occurred with LeBron James on the court for every single minute of the second half with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love not seeing a second of playing time in the fourth quarter on Thursday. The Cleveland Cavaliers erased a 25-point deficit, the largest halftime margin ever overcome in the postseason, to beat the Indiana Pacers119-114 and go up 3-0 in their first-round series. James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds, 12 assists and two blocks as ...

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Cavaliers hold off late Pacers rally to win Game 2, take 2-0 series lead

1:34 AM ET CLEVELAND — LeBron James said that the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ meager one-point margin of victory in Game 1 didn’t bother him, so long as the Cavs got the win. That said, he saw his team build a big lead again, only for the Pacers to get as close as a two-possession game in Monday’s 117-111 win, which put the Cavs up 2-0 over the Indiana Pacers in the first-round series. If Pacers superstar Paul George was upset with CJ Miles for taking the potential game winner from him ...

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Hearing delayed for Trump labor nominee because senator is going to Trump rally

Who is Alexander Acosta? President Trump’s new pick for labor secretary will have to wait a bit longer before he gets a hearing. Alexander Acosta’s confirmation hearing, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, was pushed back a week because the chairman of the committee overseeing his confirmation is traveling with Trump to a rally in Nashville. The announcement Sunday came from the office of Senator Lamar Alexander, a Republican from Tennessee who heads the committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Acosta will now appear before the committee March 22. ...

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Fillon France election: Candidate makes fighting speech at rally

Beleaguered French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has urged supporters to fight on, in a speech to a mass rally in Paris. He told tens of thousands of supporters, many waving tricolour flags, that he would be cleared over allegations he paid his wife and children for work they did not do. The rally is seen as a crucial test of his popularity. Calls are growing for him to quit and senior allies have left his campaign. And just before the rally Christian Estrosi, a close ally of former President Nicolas ...

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Retailers report; Central bank chatter; Stock rally resumes?

Click here for in depth premarket data. 1. Retail heavyweights weigh in: Walmart(WMT), Macy’s(M) and Home Depot(HD) will all report quarterly results before Tuesday’s opening bell. Investors will be looking to see if surging U.S. consumer confidence has translated into sales growth. Macy’s may also to respond to rumors about a potential sale of the iconic department store chain. 2. Central bank chatter: Top officials from the U.S. Federal Reserve are expected to make public speeches Tuesday, which could give investors more insights into their expectations for the U.S. economy ...

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Earnings, earnings and more earnings; Can the Trump rally continue?

Tesla’s Model 3 is an electric car for the masses 1. Walmart earnings: On Tuesday, Walmart(WMT) will release its fourth quarter earnings report. Walmart is on a tear lately, exceeding analysts’ profit expectations over the past four consecutive quarters, But Walmart is facing fierce competition from e-commerce retailers like Amazon. That’s why investors will be closely monitoring Walmart’s progress in integrating e-retailer Jet.com. They’ll also want to know the impact of Walmart’s recently launched free two-day shipping program to compete with Amazon Prime. A negative omen: Berkshire Hathaway sold off ...

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Donald Trump savages media at Florida rally

US President Donald Trump has launched another fierce attack on the media at a “campaign rally for America” event in Florida. He told the crowd the media did not want “to report the truth” and had their own agenda. The gathering in Melbourne is similar in style to those Mr Trump held during the election campaign. It comes off the back of a week in which Mr Trump attacked the media in an aggressive press conference. His national security adviser Michael Flynn also quit earlier in the week. Mr Trump ...

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Brady named Super Bowl MVP after historic rally

11:06 PM ET HOUSTON — Because the Atlanta Falcons couldn’t turn a fast start into the big finish, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady showed every bit of his big-game experience and every letter of his Hall of Fame résumé. Brady led the Patriots back from deficits of 21-0 and 28-3 with a throw-early, throw-late approach as the Patriots roared back to win Super Bowl LI 34-28 in the first overtime game in Super Bowl history. Entering Sunday, no team had won the Super Bowl after trailing by more than ...

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White House reporters rally for Trump era

Trump spars with CNN reporter The White House Correspondents’ Association holds a town hall for members every year. Normally a few dozen reporters show up. This year: One hundred. “People were very interested and attentive and engaged,” association president Jeff Mason said in an interview. Another member, USA Today’s Gregory Korte, said the meeting on Thursday evening was standing room only. Others said they had never seen the room so packed. The prior record, Mason said, was 45 attendees. The crowded meeting was a visible manifestation of concern about President-elect ...

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