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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,445, as of noon Eastern time. The Dow Jones...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 20, 2017 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,446, as of 10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones...
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A man walks past at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Tokyo. Asian shares were slightly lower Tuesday, erasing initial gains, but Tokyo's benchmark rose, cheered by gains on Wall Street led by technology shares. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 20, 2017 - 5:09 am
TOKYO (AP) — European shares rose in early trading Tuesday and Japan's benchmark finished higher, cheered by gains on Wall Street, but other Asian markets dipped. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.5 percent in early trading to 5,335.51. Germany's DAX rose 0.4 percent to 12,937.85. Britain's...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 11:07 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were slightly lower Tuesday, erasing initial gains, but Tokyo's benchmark rose, cheered by gains on Wall Street led by technology shares. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.1 percent in morning trading to 20,294.48. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged down 0...
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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)
June 19, 2017 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted higher in early trading Monday, led by technology companies, to again clinch record heights. They followed the lead of European markets, which jumped after French election results raised expectations for more pro-business economic reforms. KEEPING SCORE:...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 4:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were higher Monday after Wall Street ended last week barely higher and investors watched for Brexit talks set to start later in the day. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.9 percent to 5,311.47 in early trading, while Germany's DAX also gained 0.9 percent to 12,869.24...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 1:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended last week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 20,061.70 by early afternoon, while Australia's...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 1:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 20,049.67 in the morning session, while Australia...
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June 18, 2017 - 10:49 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 20,049.67 in the morning session, while Australia...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, June 16, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed Friday as a tech sell-off overnight on Wall Street shaded sentiment among investors who continued to focus on central bank decisions, including an upcoming decision in Japan. Hang Seng rebounded 0.4 percent to 25,662.27 after dropping more than 1 percent the day before while the Shanghai Composite lost 0.2 percent to 3,127.72. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 16, 2017 - 8:32 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks mostly rose Friday after Japan's central bank kept intact its ultra-lax monetary policy and Greece got a new deal to receive money and ease its debt burden. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.7 percent to 5,251 and Germany's DAX climbed 0.3 percent to 12,726...
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