US stocks climb on stimulus hopes, still post first monthly loss since March | Markets

US stocks climb on stimulus hopes, still post first monthly loss since March | Markets

US stocks climbed on Wednesday as investors digested a disorderly presidential debate and wavering hopes for a near-term stimulus deal. All three major US indexes climbed through the day on renewed hopes for a deal. Stocks pared some gains after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell balked at Democrats’ latest proposal. The trio of indexes notched…