Commodity markets

Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Monday, adding to the market's five straight weeks of gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 16, 2017 - 4:57 pm
U.S. stocks posted modest gains Monday, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week. Financial and technology companies notched some of the biggest gains. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices closed higher. Health care companies declined the most. Bond prices fell. The three...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. A strong forecast from PC and printer maker HP is helping technology companies higher Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, as U.S. stock indexes make small gains. Retailers are also up after the Commerce Department said Americans shopped more in September. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 13, 2017 - 11:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A strong forecast from PC and printer maker HP is helping technology companies higher Friday morning as U.S. stock indexes climb. Retailers are also up after the Commerce Department said Americans shopped more in September. Health insurers and hospital operators are skidding after...
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A currency trader watches documents at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Asian stock markets were subdued on Friday following losses on Wall Street as investors awaited corporate earnings and U.S. inflation data.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
October 13, 2017 - 5:27 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were subdued on Friday, apart from another strong gain by Japan's benchmark. Trading was mostly subdued as investors awaited corporate earnings and U.S. inflation data. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.4 percent to 7,529.53 while France's CAC...
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The screens of specialist Robert Tuccillo are reflected in his glasses as he works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, a day after setting their latest record highs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 12, 2017 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday afternoon as retailers and media companies decline but technology and industrial companies rise. Retailers are down after women's clothing company J. Jill slashed its third-quarter forecast. AT&T is sinking after it said it expects to lose...
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In this Sept. 25, 2017 photo, people are reflected on an electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, taking their cue from the latest record highs on Wall Street. Chinese investors are holding back ahead of a key communist party meeting next week. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 12, 2017 - 7:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets were mixed Thursday, with Europe mostly falling but Asian shares advancing, as investors digest bank earnings and a lack of progress in Brexit talks. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 lost 0.3 percent to 5,347 while Germany's DAX slipped 0.1 percent to 12,962. Britain's FTSE...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, as household goods and health care companies move higher and banks and energy companies decline. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 11, 2017 - 11:58 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, taking their cue from the latest record highs on Wall Street. Chinese investors are holding back ahead of a key communist party meeting next week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent in early trading to 20,988.06...
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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. U.S. stocks are mixed early Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, as technology companies rise ahead of another round of company earnings later in the week. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 09, 2017 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Losses for health care companies and banks left U.S. stocks lower Monday after a quiet day of trading. Industrial conglomerate General Electric skidded after announcing more changes in its leadership. Companies that distribute or sell prescription drugs continued to slide following...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks faded a bit from their record highs in early trading Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was on pace to snap its longest winning streak in four years. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 06, 2017 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks faded from their record highs on Friday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index was on track to fall for the first time in nearly two weeks. Energy stocks were particularly weak following another drop in the price of oil. Treasury yields climbed after a report showed...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after the Standard & Poor's 500 index logged an eighth straight day of gains. Encouraging reports on the U.S. economy and corporate profits helped the index match its longest winning streak since July 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 06, 2017 - 4:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares are mixed, with European markets wavering under political concerns such as the crisis sparked by the Catalan independence vote in Spain. Investors were awaiting U.S. jobs data later Friday. Asian stocks rose after the Standard & Poor's 500 index logged an eighth...
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This Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, photo, shows the Nasdaq logo displayed in the electronic stock trading company's Times Square location in New York. U.S. stock indexes peeked higher in morning trading on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, and if the Standard & Poor’s 500 maintains its slight gain, it would mark the longest winning streak for the index in four years. Trading was again mostly quiet around the world, and markets were closed at several of Asia’s big exchanges due to holidays. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 05, 2017 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The last time the stock market had this long a winning streak, Twitter shares weren't even a part of it yet. Yet another gain for stocks on Thursday sent the Standard & Poor's 500 index higher for an eighth straight day, its longest winning streak since July 2013, which was...
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