Currency markets

August 02, 2017 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A big gain from Apple Wednesday morning sent the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 for the first time. Most other industries were trading lower, with health care and household goods companies slipping. Movie theater companies plunged after AMC Entertainment gave a weak...
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In this Monday, July 31, 2017, image made from a video, David McCarthy, a senior numismatist at Kagin's, holds what is believed to be the first coin ever struck by the U.S. government at the World's Fair of Money in Denver, Colo. The coin is on display this week at the World’s Fair of Money in Denver. (AP Photo/Tatiana Flowers)
August 01, 2017 - 2:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Old inns along the Revolutionary War trails boast of George Washington sleeping there. But coin experts say they have found the first silver piece minted by the United States — one likely held by the most en vogue of Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton. David McCarthy figured the...
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A woman uses a smartphone in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Asian stock markets are mixed Wednesday, with upward momentum from a record day on Wall Street and buoyant oil prices offset by investor caution ahead of the Fed's upcoming interest rate decision. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 26, 2017 - 5:05 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday, lifted by another record day on Wall Street and buoyant oil prices. Investors were keeping a cautious eye on the Fed's upcoming interest rate decision. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France's CAC 40 added 0.7...
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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)
July 25, 2017 - 11:41 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed Wednesday, with upward momentum from a record day on Wall Street and buoyant oil prices offset by investor caution ahead of the Fed's upcoming interest rate decision. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.5 percent to 20,055.29...
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A man uses a mobile phone in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 24, 2017. Asian shares mostly slid Monday, with Chinese benchmarks countering the trend, as market attention turns to the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 24, 2017 - 8:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell on Monday as investors turned their attention to the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was flat at 5,121 while Germany's DAX shed 0.4 percent to 12,191. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 1 percent to 7,382. U.S. shares...
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A man uses a mobile phone in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 24, 2017. Asian shares mostly slid Monday, with Chinese benchmarks countering the trend, as market attention turns to the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 24, 2017 - 12:13 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly slid Monday, with Chinese benchmarks countering the trend, as market attention turns to the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Japanese shares languished as the yen strengthened against the dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.9...
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A currency trader talks on the mobile phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Asian stock markets rose on Thursday after the Bank of Japan delays timing of achieving its inflation target while record-high closes on Wall Street boosted investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 20, 2017 - 2:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian share benchmarks rose Thursday after an overnight advance on Wall Street fueled by strong corporate earnings. Strong trade data and expectations for continued lavish monetary stimulus from Japan's central bank pushed Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index up 0.6 percent. KEEPING...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, as more gains for banks are partially offset by losses elsewhere in the market including the technology sector. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 19, 2017 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday as gains in health care and media companies put major indexes on track to set more records. Drugmaker Vertex Pharmaceuticals is surging on positive results from potential treatments for cystic fibrosis. Morgan Stanley is rising after the investment...
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People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a mixed finish on Wall Street. Investors turned their focus to policy meetings by central bank boards in Japan and the EU. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 19, 2017 - 5:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares meandered in slow trading Wednesday in Europe after a day of gains for most Asian stock benchmarks as investors turned their focus to Japan and EU central bank policy meetings and China-U.S. economic talks in Washington. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 was flat at 7,390.86 and...
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July 17, 2017 - 7:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Monday as a dearth of market-moving news kept many investors on the sidelines following recent strong gains, which saw major Wall Street indexes hit new highs. Earnings statements out of the U.S. will likely be the main driver this week. KEEPING SCORE:...
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