Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. With its new record level, the blue chip index is now up 16 percent since the start of the year and about 26 percent since Election Day.
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Stanley Fischer, who is resigning as Federal Reserve vice chair, says releasing transcripts of Fed meetings immediately could inhibit frank discussions among policymakers.
Students at Hailiang Foreign Language School in Zhuji watch robots performing in a class in March. The operator of the school, Hailiang, saw its stock price reach unprecedented — and erroneous — heights Thursday.
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A campaign sign for President Trump and Vice President Pence hangs on a desk while traders work before the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange the day after the 2016 election.
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President-elect Donald Trump speaks to members of the media in the lobby at Trump Tower on Tuesday after transition officials announced Trump has sold all of his stock holdings.
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. Rising stock prices typically help an incumbent party in a presidential election year, but October can be a wild month.
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