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Opening Bell: Futures, Stocks Flinch On Trump Stimulus Threat; Oil, Gold Rise

Opening Bell: Futures, Stocks Flinch On Trump Stimulus Threat; Oil, Gold Rise
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The STOXX 600 STOXX 600 Index jumped this morning following reports that "a Brexit trade deal could be struck later in the day.At the same time, Asian trading moved higher and the European session opened in the green.Gold and oil moved higher this morning.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index increased 0.

Calling it "a disgrace," the President said he wanted the amount of individual stimulus to be raised to $2000, rather than the $600 figure that's currently in the bill.With Trump's unexpected move to block the passage of the bill just as the fiscal aid package was nearing the 'finish line,' investors' frayed nerves appeared to have finally collapsed on the news, in the aftermath of ongoing fears of a new strain of COVID-19.

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