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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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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street after the general election in London, Monday, June 12, 2017.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 13, 2017 - 5:23 am
LONDON (AP) — The inflation rate in Britain has risen to its highest level in four years, as the drop in the pound since the Brexit vote pushes up the cost of living. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that consumer prices were up 2.9 percent on the year in May, from 2.7 percent in...
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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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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 08, 2017 - 11:12 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after record highs on Wall Street overnight. Chinese markets lost ground on news of further tightening of market oversight by regulators. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 percent lower to 19,879.98 and the Shanghai Composite index...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with employee Graeme Sharrocks, left, during a visit to IKO Polymetric factory in Chesterfield, England, while on the election campaign trail, Thursday April 27, 2017. Britain goes to the polls for a General Election on upcoming June 8. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 6:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's economy slowed in the first three months of the year as concerns about the U.K.'s exit from the European Union spurred inflation and forced consumers to rein in spending. The economy grew 0.3 percent from the previous quarter, slower than the 0.4 percent forecast, the Office...
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