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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, people walk to work on Wall Street beneath a statue of George Washington, in New York. Health care and retail companies are helping stocks climb again Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, as the market heads for its fourth gain in a row. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 25, 2017 - 10:52 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were drifting Thursday as Wall Street's retreat from recent record highs and a widely awaited European Central Bank meeting gave investors reason to pause. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged 0.2 percent higher to 21,740.97 while South Korea's Kospi...
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The logo for 3M appears on a screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. Caterpillar and Post-it note maker 3M lead a rally in industrial companies, while banks are climbing along with interest rates.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 24, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar and Post-it note maker 3M led a rally in industrial companies Tuesday after they made strong third-quarter reports. Other U.S. stocks finished the day with smaller gains. Caterpillar and 3M both raised their forecasts for the rest...
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In this Oct. 11, 2017 photo, dealers work in the dealing room at a security firm in Tokyo. Global stock markets rose Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 after Wall Street slid as investors looked for new drivers for trading activity. (Kyodo News via AP)
October 24, 2017 - 8:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday on upbeat corporate earnings and economic data globally. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 extended a post-World War II record by logging its 16th straight trading session of gains. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 13,044 and France's CAC-...
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, with Japan's benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister's ruling party, which had promised stability and growth. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
October 23, 2017 - 4:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global trading was muted Monday, but Japan's benchmark rose on the back of a parliamentary election victory by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democrats, who had promised stability and growth. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was virtually unchanged at 5,371.36 in early trading,...
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, with Japan's benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister's ruling party, which had promised stability and growth. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
October 23, 2017 - 12:43 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, with Japan's benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister's ruling party, which had promised stability and growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent in morning trading to 21,674.41...
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October 20, 2017 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three high-level foreign exchange executives and a currency trader have left Wells Fargo, the bank that has been through several investigations after a scandal over millions of fake accounts and another over auto insurance practices. Wells Fargo confirmed Friday that the employees...
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Police officers walk in front of an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Asian shares pushed higher on investor optimism over the global outlook despite uncertainties over the outcome of political events in China and Japan and speculation over Trump's choice for the next Fed chief. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
October 20, 2017 - 8:29 am
LONDON (AP) — World stock markets pushed higher Friday after the passing of a budget resolution in the U.S. Senate stoked hopes that President Donald Trump's tax reform package will be enacted. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 0.2 percent to 13,018 while the CAC 40 in France rose 0.1...
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A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), right, and the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after Wall Street closed at record highs. Data showed that China’s quarterly growth slowed slightly but was in line with expectations. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 19, 2017 - 7:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks mostly fell Thursday after data showed that China's economic growth slowed slightly and tensions rose over the Spanish region of Catalonia's bid for independence. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.5 percent to 7,507 and France's CAC 40 fell 0.6 percent...
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A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), right, and the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after Wall Street closed at record highs. Data showed that China’s quarterly growth slowed slightly but was in line with expectations. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 18, 2017 - 11:57 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after Wall Street closed at record highs. Data showed that China's quarterly growth slowed slightly but was in line with expectations. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 21,474.80, while South Korea's Kospi slipped...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015, file photo, Federal Hall's George Washington statue stands near the flag-covered pillars of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, as gains for health care companies are offset by losses elsewhere in the market. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
October 18, 2017 - 12:35 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday, as some indexes got a boost from overnight gains on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark held steady as expectations grew that a likely ruling party win in Sunday's Japanese parliamentary elections will help stability and growth. The Shanghai Composite...
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