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Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors find a lot to like in corporate first-quarter results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 03, 2017 - 3:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks declined Wednesday ahead of a meeting of U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers as markets in Japan and Hong Kong closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 fell 1 percent to 5,892.30 points and the Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.25 percent to 3,135.72...
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A worker carries a cardboard box in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index advanced 0.7 percent, helped by a weaker yen, as shares were mostly higher in Asia early Tuesday after an upbeat day on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 02, 2017 - 8:20 am
LONDON (AP) — European stock markets pushed higher Tuesday following a long weekend after Greece reached a deal with creditors that will stave off the country's bankruptcy. Asian shares had struggled earlier following the release of weaker-than-expected China manufacturing data. KEEPING SCORE:...
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DAY 78 - In this April 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping pause for photographs at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 02, 2017 - 3:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has presented two arguments about why he's letting China off the hook from his campaign promise to label it a currency manipulator, an action that would have set the stage for a possible trade war if he had done it. One is based on realpolitik — the idea...
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 1, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after North Korea carried out a missile test over the weekend. Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 01, 2017 - 5:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's index rose Monday, helped by a weaker yen and strong readings in a manufacturing survey, while many markets in Europe and the rest of Asia were closed for holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Many markets in Asia and Europe, including France, Germany and Great Britain, were closed for...
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 1, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after North Korea carried out a missile test over the weekend. Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 01, 2017 - 2:10 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after a North Korea missile launch failed over the weekend. KEEPING SCORE: Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 19,310.52. Australia's...
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 1, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after North Korea carried out a missile test over the weekend. Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 01, 2017 - 12:02 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after a North Korea missile launch failed over the weekend. KEEPING SCORE: Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.4 percent in the morning session to...
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April 30, 2017 - 11:44 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after a North Korea missile launch failed over the weekend. KEEPING SCORE: Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.4 percent in the morning session to...
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Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala casts his ballot for the Democratic party's primary elections, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, April 30, 2017. The three candidates are former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, Governor of Apulia region, Michele Emiliano, and Justice Minister Andrea Orlando. (Matteo Bazzi/ANSA via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 11:26 am
ROME (AP) — Italians voted Sunday for a new Democratic Party chief in a primary that is expected to return Matteo Renzi to its leadership, just as the splintering party ponders how to counter a growing challenge from anti-euro populist politicians. The Democrats are currently the main force in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. The major U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower in early trading Friday, April 28, 2017, as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 28, 2017 - 12:13 pm
The major U.S. stock indexes veered lower in midday trading Friday as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings. Real estate stocks lagged the most, while energy companies led the gainers as the price of crude oil headed higher. Several technology companies were moving higher after...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 28, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday amid jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
April 28, 2017 - 8:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were subdued Friday amid renewed jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy. In Europe, economic indicators showed a slowdown in Britain but a rise in eurozone inflation to healthier levels. KEEPING SCORE...
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