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A currency trader stands near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 11, 2017. Asian stocks were moderately higher on Thursday with few data reports to move the markets. Investors are watching tax reform developments in the U.S. after President Donald Trump's firing of the FBI chief. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 11, 2017 - 12:18 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were moderately higher on Thursday with few data reports to move the markets. Investors are watching tax reform developments in the U.S. after President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey. Oil prices extended gains. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei...
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Trader Peter Costa, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower Wednesday morning following weak first-quarter reports from consumer-focused companies including Priceline and Disney. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 10, 2017 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies jumped with the price of oil Wednesday, but overall, stocks finished only slightly higher as a quiet week of trading continued. The price of U.S. crude oil jumped 3 percent as fuel stockpiles kept shrinking, and that made investors more optimistic about energy...
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Trader Peter Costa, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower Wednesday morning following weak first-quarter reports from consumer-focused companies including Priceline and Disney. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 10, 2017 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Wednesday afternoon as energy companies are rallying with the price of oil and technology companies move higher. Consumer-focused companies are down following weak first-quarter reports from Priceline and Disney and health care companies are slipping. KEEPING...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Asian stocks markets logged moderate gains on Wednesday after Wall Street closed mixed as investors assessed implications of political events around the world. Weaker than expected Chinese inflation data underscored concern that the economy is losing steam. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 10, 2017 - 7:27 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Stocks and the dollar mostly fell Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump made the surprise move to fire FBI Director James Comey, and as weak Chinese data added to concern that the economy is slowing. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was down 0.1 percent to 12,733 and...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Asian stocks markets logged moderate gains on Wednesday after Wall Street closed mixed as investors assessed implications of political events around the world. Weaker than expected Chinese inflation data underscored concern that the economy is losing steam. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 10, 2017 - 4:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Share benchmarks are lower in early European trading after a mixed day in Asia following news that President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Weaker than expected Chinese inflation data added to concern that the economy is losing steam. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 09, 2017 - 3:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted around their record highs Tuesday as markets lazed through yet another day of listless trading. Treasury yields ticked higher, adding to gains made in recent weeks. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped by just 1 point to 2,398 as of 2...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, talks in Boise, Idaho. Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits during Democrat Barack Obama’s two terms, but now a growing number in the GOP are pushing for deep tax cuts even if it adds to the government’s $20 trillion debt. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, File)
May 09, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits during Democratic President Barack Obama's two terms, but now a growing number in the GOP are pushing for deep tax cuts even if they add to the government's $20 trillion debt. President Donald Trump says he is pushing...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits during Democratic President Barack Obama's two terms, but now a growing number in the GOP are pushing for deep tax cuts even if they add to the government's $20 trillion debt. President Donald Trump says he is pushing...
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May 09, 2017 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld as lawful the government's bailout of American International Group in the heat of the financial crisis. It overturned a lower-court decision favoring the insurance giant's former CEO. The ruling Tuesday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after record highs on Wall Street overnight. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 09, 2017 - 2:35 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as South Korean voters cast ballots for a new president. The Shanghai benchmark lost ground on news of further tightening of market oversight by regulators. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.3 percent lower to 19,843.00 and the...
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