23 October 2020
Dow Thursday’s close (22 Oct.) rebounded 152 points amid volatile trading. Responding to a statement from the US House of Representatives, talks on the US economic stimulus are making progress.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 152.84 points, or 0.54 percent, to 28,363.66 points, the S&P 500 rose 17.93 points, or 0.52 percent, to 3,453.49 points, and the NASDAQ rose 21.31, or 0.19 percent, to close at 11,506.01.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said talks between Democrats and the White House on US economic stimulus measures. In progress And it is expected that Congress will soon be able to enact a remedy against the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
“We are making progress. And close to an agreement, “said Mrs. Pelosi.
Mrs. Pelosi stated that Both sides were able to reduce differing opinions about their support for COVID-19 control measures. And providing assistance to states affected by the epidemic.
In addition, Mrs. Pelosi also revealed that The talks also include tax breaks for low-income U.S. citizens affected by COVID-19.
The White House spokesman Alice Safarah. Also said “At the moment we have the most confidence about the deal.”
Meanwhile, investors keep an eye on the final debate between President Donald. Republican Trump and Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden today from 9 PM to 10:30 PM US time. Or corresponds to tomorrow morning from 8.00-09.30 Thai time
In the first debate round President Trump used a method of speech to interrupt Biden’s speech. Which was successful But it is boring for Americans in general. Causing in this final debate The Debate Management Committee empowers the presenters to mute the sound of debate participants. While the other party was speaking
However, President Trump has prepared to address the new rules in the debate. By choosing to answer what you want to answer Including the opening of Biden’s wound on Mr Hunter’s business in China and Ukraine. Who is the son of Mr. Biden
A White House spokesman said Trump plans to say what he sees as important. Regardless of what question the moderator may ask
“The President will answer the questions you would like to answer. If the host doesn’t ask about China You will talk about China. Including the history of Biden’s scandal, “said Mrs. Farah. And said President Trump will also speak about plans for a US economic recovery.
The US Department of Labor said the number of first-time jobless benefits was 787,000 applicants last week. It was the lowest level since Mar.14, when the COVID-19 epidemic began. And below analyst expectations of 875,000, after reaching 842,000 in the previous week.
First-time jobless claims fell below 1 million for the eighth consecutive week after surging above 1 million for five months since the coronavirus outbreak in March.
The US National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAR) said second-hand home sales rebounded 9.5 percent in September after a mere 2.4 percent increase in August.