Markets opened strong after news on Brexit progress
Dow Jones industrial rises 70.57.
U.S. stocks took another small step backward on Wednesday after a plunge in the price of oil dragged down shares of energy producers.
Another afternoon fizzle for stocks left the Standard & Poor's 500 index with its third straight loss on Tuesday
Stocks were hanging onto gains on expectations that lower taxes will help corporate profits pile up even higher
Losses offset solid gains by banks and erases some of the market's gains from a day earlier
Banks and start of holiday spending season lift stocks
Retailers posted solid gains on reports the holiday shopping season is off to a strong start
Stocks rising across the board along with oil prices
Technology companies and banks take tumble.