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WBR: Wall Street Update 19 May 15

May 19th, 2015

Episode 343 of 861 episodes

Charged with espionage, six Chinese nationals have been accused by US authorities of stealing trade secrets. We hear the latest from the BBC's Barbara Plett Usher. On Wall Street the Dow Jones ended on a record high for the second day in a row. Joe Saluzzi from Themis trading in New Jersey says confidence was buoyed by some positive numbers out about the number of new homes being built in the US.