Stocks Edge Higher as Uncertainty Over Trade Talks Simmers – The Wall Street Journal

Major U.S. stock indexes rose slightly Wednesday after President Trump tweeted that Chinese officials were coming to make a deal, injecting some optimism into a market on edge over resurgent trade fears.

Stocks from shares of technology companies to industrial manufacturers gained momentum early in the trading session to pull all three major indexes higher. The gains have so far stopped a harsh two-day stretch of declines after President Trump’s threat Sunday to slap higher tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese imports….

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