Financial markets

People pass by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Asian stock markets were higher on Wednesday following Dow industrial’s record-high finish as upbeat corporate earnings reports and China factory data boosted investor confidence. (AP Photo/Sherry Zheng)
August 02, 2017 - 12:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Wednesday following Dow industrial's record-high finish, as upbeat corporate earnings reports and China factory data boosted investor confidence. Apple's surprise earnings report pushed up share prices of its Asian suppliers. KEEPING...
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FILE - In this Monday, July 31, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the Oval Office, in Washington. The stock market has never been higher, and Trump would like more people to pay attention. On Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, Trump tweeted about the strength of the stock market since he took office. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 01, 2017 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market has never been higher, and President Donald Trump would like more people to pay attention. "Stock Market could hit all-time high (again) 22,000 today," Trump tweeted Tuesday about the Dow Jones industrial average. "Was 18,000 only 6 months ago on Election Day...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases on the global economy, starting with an upbeat Chinese factory numbers. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
August 01, 2017 - 4:56 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors studied a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases for signs the global economy is on the right track. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. Britain's FTSE 100 advanced 0.9 percent to 7,435.20 and...
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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 man walks past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases on the global economy, starting with an upbeat Chinese factory numbers. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
August 01, 2017 - 2:11 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases for signs the global economy is on the right track. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.3 percent to 19,979.61 while South Korea'...
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People commute past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases on the global economy, starting with an upbeat Chinese factory numbers. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 31, 2017 - 11:22 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases on the global economy, starting with an upbeat Chinese factory numbers. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.2 percent to 19,959...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 31, 2017. Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker factory output indicators while Japan’s Nikkei index sagged thanks to a surge in the value of the yen. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 31, 2017 - 4:45 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Europe and Asia on Monday as investors awaited a fresh flurry of corporate earnings reports. Chinese markets shrugged off weaker manufacturing data, while Japan's Nikkei index sagged as the yen surged against the dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gained...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 31, 2017. Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker factory output indicators while Japan’s Nikkei index sagged thanks to a surge in the value of the yen. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 31, 2017 - 2:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed Monday in Asia, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker manufacturing indicators while Japan's Nikkei index sagged as the yen surged against the dollar. A raft of corporate earnings is due out Monday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.1 percent to 19...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 31, 2017. Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker factory output indicators while Japan’s Nikkei index sagged thanks to a surge in the value of the yen. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 30, 2017 - 10:55 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker factory output indicators while Japan's Nikkei index sagged as the yen surged against the dollar. A raft of corporate earnings is due out Monday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.1...
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July 28, 2017 - 2:27 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia said Friday it will grant temporary legal status to more than 150,000 Venezuelans who entered the country legally and overstayed their visas, due to the deteriorating political and economic crisis in their home country. The measure is meant as a relief for those who...
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