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People walk past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Japan's stock benchmark rose Thursday to its highest in more than a quarter century on the yen's weakness and healthy corporate earnings while other Asian markets were subdued. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 09, 2017 - 3:59 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World shares were mixed Thursday after Japan's stock benchmark failed to sustain a strong rally and as investors monitored U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: European shares were uneven in early trading. France's CAC 40 edged up 0.1 percent to 5,479.13...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a Wall Street address is carved in the side of a building in New York. Stock indexes are wavering between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, as gains for technology companies are offset by losses in energy and other sectors. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 08, 2017 - 5:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished with small gains Wednesday as video game makers gave technology companies a boost and household goods companies also rose. However a recent decline in interest rates continued to put pressure on banks. "Grand Theft Auto" and "NBA2K" maker Take-Two...
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A man reaches for a cigarette tucked behind his ear at a stock brokerage in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street declined as President Donald Trump delivered a new warning to North Korea in a speech to South Korean lawmakers. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 08, 2017 - 4:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — European stocks gained in early trading Wednesday while Asian markets were mixed after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a fresh warning to North Korea and China reported weaker but still-robust trade growth. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX gained 0.2 percent to 13...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, as a New Year's rally runs out of gas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 07, 2017 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Tuesday morning as health care companies and banks made modest gains. Oil prices also held steady after they jumped to two-year highs a day ago. Investors are focused on company earnings, with travel booking sites Priceline and TripAdvisor taking steep...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Yokota Air Base, in Fussa, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan. Some businesses in Asia are bracing for the unexpected as Trump traverses the region and meets with the leaders of major U.S. trading partners. Exporters are apprehensive, given Trump’s penchant for unpredictability and vehement dislike for swollen U.S. trade deficits. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 07, 2017 - 10:07 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Some businesses in Asia are bracing for the unexpected as President Donald Trump traverses the region and meets with the leaders of major U.S. trading partners. Exporters are apprehensive, given Trump's penchant for unpredictability, his vehement dislike for swollen U.S. trade...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, and the price of oil hit a two-year high after a spate of high-profile arrests in Saudi Arabia unnerved some investors and suggested the kingdom could be more bullish in pursuing output cuts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 06, 2017 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher Monday as chipmakers jump on Broadcom's $103 billion offer to buy competitor Qualcomm. However phone companies are sinking after wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile said they've called off talks about a possible deal. Oil prices are slightly higher as...
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A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Asian markets slipped on Monday as weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs figures dented sentiment. Investors were also keeping an eye on President Donald Trump's visit to Asia, where he is expected to discuss North Korean nuclear issues with leaders in the region.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 06, 2017 - 3:52 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global markets generally slipped Monday as weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs figures dented sentiment. Investors were also keeping an eye on U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Asia, where he is expected to discuss North Korean nuclear issues. KEEPING SCORE: European...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Asian stocks were drifting Friday in holiday-thinned trading as investors digested news about the Fed's next chief and a U.S. tax cut plan. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 03, 2017 - 8:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets were solid Friday after a mixed set of U.S. jobs figures and as investors continued to welcome the appointment of Jerome Powell as the next head of the Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.3 percent to 13,479 while Britain's FTSE 100 was...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Federal Reserve board member Jerome Powell after announcing him as his nominee for the next chair of the Federal Reserve, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 02, 2017 - 10:45 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were drifting Friday in holiday-thinned trading as investors digested news about the Fed's next chief and a U.S. tax cut plan. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index rose 0.3 percent to 28,605.50 while the Shanghai Composite in mainland China lost 0.2...
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A currency trader talks on phone as a screen at right shows the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Thursday as investors awaited U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on his choice to lead the Federal Reserve, shrugging off the results of a Fed meeting that were in line with their expectations. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 02, 2017 - 5:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower on Thursday as investors awaited President Donald Trump's announcement on his choice to lead the Federal Reserve. Some markets were pressured by investors locking in profits from recent gains. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 was...
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