Financial markets

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange, in lower Manhattan. World stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, as momentum from Wall Street's rally faded. Investors were watching for economic data and remarks from the Federal Reserve chief to provide direction. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 26, 2017 - 10:15 am
U.S. stock indexes moved higher in early trading Monday, led by gains in banks and other financial companies. Technology stocks were also among the biggest gainers. Energy stocks lagged the broader market. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 10 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,448...
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This cover image released by Random House shows "Behold the Dreamers," a novel by Imbolo Mbue and Oprah Winfrey’s latest selection for Oprah's Book Club. (Random House via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 9:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Imbolo Mbue, whose debut novel "Behold the Dreamers" is Oprah Winfrey's latest selection, owes her career in part to the talk-show host. "Years ago, I went to the library one day in Falls Church, Virginia, to borrow a book and saw a shelf that only had Oprah book club picks," Mbue,...
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A woman stands in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 26, 2017. Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end the week higher on stronger oil and natural gas prices. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 26, 2017 - 5:32 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end last week higher on stronger oil and gas prices. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC-40 rose 0.8 percent to 5,309.52 and the FTSE 100 in London gained 0.6 percent to 7,467.23. Germany's DAX advanced 0.6 percent...
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A woman stands in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 26, 2017. Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end the week higher on stronger oil and natural gas prices. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 26, 2017 - 1:37 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end last week higher on stronger oil and gas prices. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.8 percent to 3,181.78 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.4 percent to 25,768.13. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 0.1...
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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 23, 2017. Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday as the price of oil halted its decline, while still hovering near its lowest level in almost a year. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 23, 2017 - 5:03 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed on Friday as oil prices stabilized and investors assessed Beijing's moves to tighten up on some Chinese companies as well as the latest survey on eurozone economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: European shares fell in early trading. France's CAC 40 shed 0.3...
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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 23, 2017. Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday as the price of oil halted its decline, while still hovering near its lowest level in almost a year. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 23, 2017 - 2:00 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday, as the price of oil halted its decline to hover near its lowest level in almost a year. Chinese stocks dropped as regulators tightened up scrutiny of some companies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
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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)
June 22, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Thursday after the price of oil stabilized, at least for now. This week has been dominated oil's tumbling price, which dropped on Wednesday to its lowest level since last summer, and how much it will affect the broader market...
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June 22, 2017 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were close to flat in early trading Thursday after the price of oil stabilized, at least for now. This week has been dominated oil's tumbling price, which dropped on Wednesday to its lowest level since last summer, and how much it will affect the broader market...
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FILE - This Monday, July 6, 2015, file photo shows a sign for Wall Street carved into the side of a building in New York. World stock markets were mixed on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, as investors waited to see if U.S. politicians could pass tax reform legislation before Christmas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 21, 2017 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mixed in midday trading Wednesday after another dive for energy stocks offset gains for health care and technology stocks. Bond yields held steady, while stocks in mainland China got a small boost after they got the OK to join a widely followed index of...
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FILE -- In this Aug. 4, 2013, file photo, an oil field pump jack operates near Lost Hills, Calif. California's cap-and-trade law, which puts a cap and a price on carbon emissions, expires in 2020. Gov. Jerry Brown say he's still hopeful it will be extended, after he failed to convince lawmakers to extend it in tandem with the just-passed state budget. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
June 21, 2017 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — Oil prices fell further to a new seven-month low on Wednesday, with the international benchmark for crude sliding below $46 a barrel. That is just above the price seen in November, when OPEC and 10 other oil-producing countries agreed to cut their production to combat a growing supply...
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