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Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader Fred DeMarco work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as the market makes up some of the ground it lost a day earlier. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 17, 2018 - 3:45 pm
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as the market bounced back from modest losses a day earlier. The rally drove the Dow Jones industrial average back above 26,000 points and had the Standard & Poor's 500 index on course for a record high close. Technology and...
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January 14, 2018 - 10:29 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets edged higher on Monday after Wall Street's strong finish last week. The U.S. dollar weakened against most major currencies, including the Japanese yen. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.2 percent to 23,708.63 and South Korea's Kospi added 0.3...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, file photo, a trader works at the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, led by gains in banks and retailers. Banks were benefiting from higher bond yields. Facebook dropped after saying it would make significant changes to user feeds that will result in fewer posts from brands. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 12, 2018 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, as the market's fabulous start to 2018 carried through its second week. Interest rates also climbed after a report showed that a key component of inflation accelerated last month. But stocks absorbed...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Most Asian stocks markets were mixed Friday, as Wall Street’s latest record close and strong oil prices were offset by the strengthening yen, which pressured Japan’s Nikkei. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 12, 2018 - 4:16 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian and European stock markets notched up gains on Friday, lifted by Wall Street's latest record close and optimism about the global economy after data showed China capped a year of strong trade growth. KEEPING SCORE: European shares were mostly higher in early trading. Germany's...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, file photo, a logo for the New York Stock Exchange is displayed above the trading floor. Stocks are rising at the start of trading Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, led by homebuilders and airlines. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 11, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks brushed aside their first wobble of the year and got back to setting records on Thursday. Energy stocks led the way after the price of oil touched its highest level since 2014. The gains for indexes marked a return to calm, after a whiff of nervousness wafted through...
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A man fastens his shoelaces as he walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Asian shares rose Tuesday, cheered by the upbeat mood on Wall Street and hopes for U.S. economic growth. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 09, 2018 - 3:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher on Tuesday, cheered by the upbeat mood on Wall Street and hopes for a robust U.S. economy. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 climbed 0.3 percent to 5,504.55, while Germany's DAX gained 0.1 percent to 13,387.07 in early trading. Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. US stocks rise for the fourth day in a row as the government’s December 2017 jobs report shows strong hiring in manufacturing and construction and an increase in factory orders. Transportation and technology companies are rising. Overall, employers didn’t add as many jobs as experts expected. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 05, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are climbing as U.S. stocks rise for the fourth day in a row to start 2018, their longest new-year winning streak in eight years. The Labor Department said employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a solid gain but a bit less than experts expected. Health care...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan. Another month of strong hiring in the U.S. and improved manufacturing in Europe have stocks climbing early Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, as the Dow Jones industrial average trades above 25,000 points for the first time. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 04, 2018 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average burst through the 25,000 point mark Thursday, just five weeks after its first close above 24,000. The Dow broke past 1,000-point barriers in 2017 on its way to a 25 percent gain for the year, as an eight-year rally since the Great Recession continued...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Technology companies are again leading U.S. stocks higher early Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, as indexes continue to trade at all-time highs (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 03, 2018 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are once again leading U.S. stocks higher Wednesday as indexes remain at all-time highs. Chipmakers and well-known companies like Oracle are leading the way. South Carolina energy company Scana, which has plunged after it stopped construction of a $9 billion...
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A currency trader stands near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. Strong manufacturing data and overnight gains on Wall Street gave Asian markets a boost on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 03, 2018 - 12:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — Strong manufacturing data and overnight gains on Wall Street gave Asian markets a boost on Wednesday. Oil prices held steady. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index picked up 0.3 percent to 30,604.48 and the Shanghai Composite index jumped 0.9 percent to 3,379.44. South Korea's...
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