U.S. stocks rose, leaving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index less than 1 percent from a record, amid signs lawmakers could reach a deal before the government loses its ability to borrow money in three days.
U.S. stocks rose, erasing early losses, as Senate leaders in both parties said they are optimistic about ending a partial government shutdown and preventing the nation from breaching the debt ceiling in three days. The yen and gold pared gains.
Germany must face a lawsuit over bonds that defaulted under Adolf Hitler in the 1930s, a U.S. appeals court ruled, saying the nation isn’t immune from the claims and that American courts have jurisdiction to decide whether the bonds are enforceable.
Boston Scientific Corp.’s Watchman device to prevent strokes may face a contentious regulatory meeting this week after a U.S. report showed the surgery required to implant the product may reduce its effectiveness.