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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, as technology and consumer-focused companies rise but consumer goods makers like Johnson & Johnson take losses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 15, 2017 - 2:24 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday as both Koreas and the U.S. appeared to indicate a willingness to defuse the crisis over North Korea's nuclear program. A rally on Wall Street, on the back of strong technology shares, also helped. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.3 percent...
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August 14, 2017 - 6:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Industrial output across the 19 countries that make up the eurozone fell in June, official figures showed Monday, in a development that likely illustrates the export-sapping impact of the rising euro. The Eurostat statistics agency said output declined by 0.6 percent during the month...
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August 14, 2017 - 5:01 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that industrial output across the 19 countries that make up the eurozone fell in June, a development that will likely reinforce concerns about the export-sapping impact of the rising euro. Eurostat said Monday that output declined by 0.6 percent during the...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday, although Japan's Nikkei 225 benchmark fell as tensions over North Korea kept the yen strong against the dollar. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
August 14, 2017 - 4:59 am
TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets rebounded in Europe and Asia on Monday after last week's selling sparked by tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. News that Japan's economy expanded at a better-than-expected 4.0 percent annual pace in April-June failed to lift Tokyo's Nikkei 225 benchmark, which...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday, although Japan's Nikkei 225 benchmark fell as tensions over North Korea kept the yen strong against the dollar. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
August 14, 2017 - 2:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares rebounded in Asia on Monday after last week's jitters over tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Japan's Nikkei 225 benchmark fell, though, as the yen stayed firm against the dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index sank 1.0 percent to 19,537.10 on selling of...
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In this June 29, 2017, shoppers choose clothes at a store in Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district. Japan’s economy gained momentum in the April-June quarter, growing at a hearty 4.0 percent annual pace fueled by stronger consumer spending and corporate capital investment. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
August 13, 2017 - 11:12 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's economy grew at a hearty 4.0 percent annual pace in the April-June quarter, helped by stronger consumer spending and corporate capital investment. Economists had been forecasting a relatively strong performance for the world's third-largest economy, though the actual numbers...
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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)
August 11, 2017 - 5:11 pm
Gains among technology companies helped snap a three-day losing streak for U.S. stocks Friday, though the market ended with its worst weekly loss since March. The modest rebound came at the end of a turbulent week on Wall Street as escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea rattled global...
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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)
August 11, 2017 - 12:36 pm
Technology companies led U.S. stocks slightly higher in midday trading Friday, recouping some of the losses from the day before. Investors welcomed new data showing U.S. inflation at the consumer level inched higher last month, suggesting that the Federal Reserve may be less likely to raise...
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A currency trader gestures at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise in recent months. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 11, 2017 - 5:38 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets slumped Friday as increased tensions between North Korea and the United States following President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise. KEEPING SCORE: European stocks opened...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, file photo shows One World Trade Center, left, and 7 World Trade Center, in New York. Technology companies were leading a broad slide in U.S. stocks in early trading Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, as investors pored over the latest batch of corporate earnings reports. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 10, 2017 - 10:43 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise in recent months. KEEPING SCORE: South Korea's Kospi sank 1.8...
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