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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Shares were mostly lower Tuesday in Asia amid growing wariness over tensions with North Korea. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
April 11, 2017 - 1:41 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower Tuesday in Asia amid growing wariness over tensions with North Korea. A stronger yen pulled Japanese shares lower. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index slipped 0.5 percent to 18,700.53 as Toshiba and other big export manufacturers lost ground. Hong...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Shares were mostly lower Tuesday in Asia amid growing wariness over tensions with North Korea. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
April 11, 2017 - 12:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower Tuesday in Asia amid growing wariness over tensions with North Korea. A stronger yen pulled Japanese shares lower. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index slipped 0.5 percent to 18,708.49 as Toshiba and other big manufacturers lost ground. Hong Kong's...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 10, 2017. Asian shares were wavering Monday after attacks by suicide bombers on churches in Egypt added to uncertainties in the Middle East. News that China's top anti-corruption body is investigating the insurance regulator pulled shares in Shanghai and Shenzhen lower. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
April 10, 2017 - 11:34 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower Tuesday in Asia amid growing wariness over tensions with North Korea. A stronger yen pulled Japanese shares lower. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index slipped 0.5 percent to 18,708.49 as Toshiba and other big manufacturers lost ground. Hong Kong's...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange, in lower Manhattan. Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street, Monday, April 10, 2017, led by gains in energy and industrial companies. Oil companies were rising along with the price of crude. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 10, 2017 - 12:09 pm
Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes to modest gains in midday trading Monday as the price of crude oil headed higher for the fifth day in a row. Banks and other financial stocks were the biggest laggard. Investors had their eye on several big corporate deals. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard &...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 10, 2017. Asian shares were wavering Monday after attacks by suicide bombers on churches in Egypt added to uncertainties in the Middle East. News that China's top anti-corruption body is investigating the insurance regulator pulled shares in Shanghai and Shenzhen lower. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
April 10, 2017 - 4:48 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were wavering Monday after attacks by suicide bombers on churches in Egypt added to uncertainties in the Middle East. News that China's top anti-corruption body is investigating the insurance regulator pulled shares lower in Shanghai. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 lost 0...
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April 10, 2017 - 12:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were wavering Monday after attacks by suicide bombers on churches in Egypt added to uncertainties in the Middle East. News that China's top anti-corruption body is investigating the insurance regulator pulled shares in Shanghai and Shenzhen lower. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
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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. Most world stock indexes fell Friday, April 7, 2017, while oil prices rose after the U.S. fired missiles at Syria during President Donald Trump's first meeting with China's president, leaving investors on edge. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 07, 2017 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After a shaky start, stocks are heading higher Friday afternoon as investors buy high-dividend stocks like real estate investment trusts and household goods makers. Stocks wavered earlier following a somewhat disappointing jobs report and U.S. missile strikes against Syria. Defense...
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Eurozone chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem speaks at a press conference following a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 7, 2017. Greece and its international creditors took a big step Friday toward an agreement that will ensure the cash-strapped country gets the money it needs in time to avoid a potential bankruptcy this summer. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
April 07, 2017 - 8:57 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its international creditors took a big step Friday toward an agreement that will ensure the country gets the money it needs to avoid a potential bankruptcy this summer but which could spell more pain for austerity-weary Greeks. For months, the bailout discussions have...
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Eurozone chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, center, speaks with Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna, left, and French Finance Minister Michel Sapin at a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 7, 2017. Dusselbloem said Friday that he was "in a positive mood" about a breakthrough in Greece's difficult bailout talks, but stressed an overall political deal could not be reached at Friday's meeting of finance ministers using the shared currency. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
April 07, 2017 - 7:21 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its international creditors took a big step Friday toward an agreement that will ensure the cash-strapped country gets the money it needs in time to avoid a potential bankruptcy this summer. For months, the bailout discussions have stalled amid disagreements over what...
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Eurozone chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, center, speaks with Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna, left, and French Finance Minister Michel Sapin at a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 7, 2017. Dusselbloem said Friday that he was "in a positive mood" about a breakthrough in Greece's difficult bailout talks, but stressed an overall political deal could not be reached at Friday's meeting of finance ministers using the shared currency. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
April 07, 2017 - 6:41 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The eurozone's top official says "significant progress" has been made between Greece and its creditors over the release of bailout loans that will ensure the country avoids going bankrupt this summer. "The big blocks have now been sorted out and that should allow us to speed up and...
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