Stocks edge higher as Home Depot beats expectations and investors weigh Trump’s Russia talk [Video]

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Wall Street is eyeing more record highs, with stock futures are tiptoeing higher. Investors don’t seem to worried by reports that President Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russia’s foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation. Home Depot (HD) earnings beat estimates.
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