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A woman waits to cross a street in front of 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 - 11:23 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asia stock markets retreated Wednesday as rising geopolitical risks kept investors on edge, with Japanese shares leading the decline after the strengthening yen crossed a key level. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index tumbled 1.2 percent to 18,516.04 after...
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In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Stocks are opening modestly lower on Wall Street, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, led by declines in banks and energy companies. In earnings news, MTS Systems plunged after reporting earnings that fell short of analysts' estimates. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 11, 2017 - 1:10 pm
U.S. stocks slid broadly lower in afternoon trading Tuesday, led by declines in banks and technology companies. Bond yields fell and the price of gold rose as investors monitored heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Oil prices recovered after an early slide. KEEPING SCORE: The...
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In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Stocks are opening modestly lower on Wall Street, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, led by declines in banks and energy companies. In earnings news, MTS Systems plunged after reporting earnings that fell short of analysts' estimates. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 11, 2017 - 12:24 pm
U.S. stocks slid broadly lower in midday trading Tuesday, led by declines in banks and technology companies. Energy stocks also fell as the price of crude oil headed lower. Bond yields fell and the price of gold rose as investors monitored heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea...
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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 - 7:42 am
TOKYO (AP) — Stocks were mixed Tuesday and the price of gold rose as investors monitored geopolitical risks — from North Korea's rumblings over the U.S. to major powers' plan to put pressure on Russia over the Syrian war. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX edged 0.1 percent lower to 12,194 and the CAC 40...
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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 - 5:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed Tuesday in Europe and Asia as trading was overshadowed by North Korea's rumblings over the U.S. decision to send an aircraft carrier group into waters near the Korean Peninsula. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX edged 0.1 percent lower to 12,186.93 and the CAC 40 of France...
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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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April 10, 2017 - 5:27 pm
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in north Florida have scaled back charges against two protesters accused of wedging themselves in a section of under-construction, natural gas pipeline. The Ocala Star-Banner ( https://goo.gl/H5wGlQ ) reports that the State Attorney's Office filed court papers Friday...
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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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