Stocks listless after unexpected jump in jobless claims

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Wall Street posted marginal gains on Thursday, with traders unsettled by an unanticipated rise in unemployment, threatening a 2-day rally that wiped out losses sustained during the worst trading day of 2021.  Sentiment took a hit after an unexpected jump in jobless claims, which last week set a fresh pandemic-era […]

Economy Week Ahead: Housing, Jobless Claims, ECB

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U.S. home builders have been caught between strong buyer demand and higher materials costs and difficulty securing lots and labor. Photo: mike blake/Reuters By WSJ staff July 18, 2021 3:00 pm ET The U.S. housing market is in focus during a relatively light week for economic data. TUESDAY U.S. housing […]