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US: Stocks finish higher despite weak economic data

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Wall Street stocks finished higher Thursday despite another round of bleak economic data as President Donald Trump vowed to press ahead with reopening the economy.

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks finished higher Thursday despite another round of bleak economic data as President Donald Trump vowed to press ahead with reopening the economy.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.1 per cent at 23,537.68.

The broad-based S&P 500 gained 0.6...

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