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A man hurries past an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as the rally from news of Apple's strong earnings that spurred record highs for the Dow Jones industrial average faded. Myriad worries over China's rising debt, weaker commodity prices and possible rising tensions between Beijing and Washington overshadowed regional markets. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 03, 2017 - 5:02 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global markets mostly fell Thursday as the rally from news of Apple's strong earnings that spurred record highs for the Dow Jones industrial average faded. Myriad worries over China's rising debt, weaker commodity prices and possible rising tensions between Beijing and Washington...
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A man hurries past an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as the rally from news of Apple's strong earnings that spurred record highs for the Dow Jones industrial average faded. Myriad worries over China's rising debt, weaker commodity prices and possible rising tensions between Beijing and Washington overshadowed regional markets. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 03, 2017 - 2:59 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as the rally from news of Apple's strong earnings that spurred record highs for the Dow Jones industrial average faded. Myriad worries over China's rising debt, weaker commodity prices and possible rising tensions between Beijing and Washington...
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Trader Peter Tuchman wears a "Dow 22,000" hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 22,000 points for the first time, driven by a big gain in Apple on an otherwise mixed day for the market. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 02, 2017 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Being the world's most valuable public company has its privileges, like getting almost all the credit for the latest stock market milestone. Apple made its biggest jump in six months Wednesday, helping send the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 points for the first time...
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Trader Peter Tuchman, center, wears a "Dow 22,000" hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. 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. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 02, 2017 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly lower Wednesday, but a big gain for Apple sent the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 for the first time. Movie theater companies and studios are tumbling after AMC Entertainment gave a weak forecast and said it will cut costs. Health care companies are down...
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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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