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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)
August 22, 2017 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world jumped on Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 had one of its best days of the year, as markets put a shaky last couple of weeks further behind them. Shares of technology companies and retailers helped lead the way in the United States. And with markets...
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FILE - This March 4, 2013, file photo shows a sign for Wall Street on the side of a building near the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks perked higher in early trading, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was on track for its first gain in five days. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 21, 2017 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were little changed in midday trading on Monday, holding relatively steady following back-to-back losses for the Standard & Poor's 500 index over the last two weeks. The S&P 500 is close to its lowest level in six weeks, but this week may be a calmer one...
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FILE - A Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 file photo of Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, addressing the media during a press conference to deliver the quarterly inflation report in London. Consumer price inflation in Britain unexpectedly held steady in July at an annual rate of 2.6 percent, official figures showed Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in a development that may ease pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates at a time when the economy has slowed amid uncertainty over the country's exit from the European Union. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool, File)
August 15, 2017 - 7:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Consumer price inflation in Britain unexpectedly held steady in July at an annual rate of 2.6 percent, official figures showed Tuesday, in a development that may ease pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates at a time when the economy has slowed amid uncertainty over...
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August 14, 2017 - 6:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Industrial output across the 19 countries that make up the eurozone fell in June, official figures showed Monday, in a development that likely illustrates the export-sapping impact of the rising euro. The Eurostat statistics agency said output declined by 0.6 percent during the month...
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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)
June 30, 2017 - 3:10 pm
U.S. stock indexes edged higher in afternoon trading Friday, recovering some of their losses from a day earlier. Industrial stocks and consumer-focused companies led the gainers. Energy companies also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Real estate and banks lagged. Investors were sizing up the...
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June 28, 2017 - 11:23 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The battered British pound rose sharply after the head of the Bank of England made remarks that could be seen as bringing an interest-rate increase closer. The pound traded 1 percent higher on the day at $1.2938. The pound's value against the U.S. dollar jumped after the...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 20, 2017 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 11 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,441, as of 2:26 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,445, as of noon Eastern time. The Dow Jones...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 20, 2017 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,446, as of 10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, people walk to work on Wall Street beneath a statue of George Washington, in New York. Health care and retail companies are helping stocks climb again Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, as the market heads for its fourth gain in a row. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 19, 2017 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted higher in early trading Monday, led by technology companies, to again clinch record heights. They followed the lead of European markets, which jumped after French election results raised expectations for more pro-business economic reforms. KEEPING SCORE:...
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