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FILE- This Feb. 7, 2018, file photo shows the Charging Bull sculpture by Arturo Di Modica, in New York's Financial District. The stock market’s near decade-long climb upward since the depths of the Great Recession turns nine years old Friday, March 9, the second longest U.S. bull market since World War II. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 09, 2018 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Happy ninth birthday, second longest U.S. bull market since World War II. The stock market's near decade-long climb upward since the depths of the Great Recession turns nine years old Friday. On March 9, 2009, the S&P 500 hit a cycle low of 676.53, and has more than quadrupled...
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FILE - This Oct. 8, 2014, file photo shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 09, 2018 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock markets are rising Friday on the back of strong U.S. jobs figures, while investor concerns about rising inflation have eased. Technology companies are climbing and banks are rising in tandem with interest rates. Investors also digested President Donald Trump's...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates his winning goal in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 09, 2018 - 10:08 am
The National Hockey League is making its first foray into the world of esports. The league is launching the 2018 NHL Gaming World Championship on Friday, a tournament that will crown a champion in June in Las Vegas. League officials and esports experts say it's a way to attract millennials to...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. Nevada gambling regulators are developing rules addressing workplace sexual harassment in the wake of the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Las Vegas casino titan Wynn. Wynn, who has vehemently denied the allegations, resigned Feb. 6, 2018, as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
March 09, 2018 - 9:55 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the wake of the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Las Vegas casino titan Steve Wynn, Nevada gambling regulators are developing regulations addressing workplace sexual harassment, but employment attorneys who reviewed the proposed criteria told The Associated Press that state...
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March 09, 2018 - 9:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of a Senate oversight committee is launching a review of the president's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is asking Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to answer several questions about the move. That...
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FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Friday, March 9, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers added 313,000 jobs in February, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 09, 2018 - 9:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market. At the same time, average wages rose 2.6 percent over the past 12 months, a slowdown from January's...
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People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, March 9, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on relief that President Donald Trump's tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports may not be as harsh as initially feared. News Trump and North Korea's leader will meet also lifted sentiment.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 09, 2018 - 8:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets rose Friday on the back of strong U.S. jobs figures and investors digested President Donald Trump's announcement of new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. South Korea's Kospi was a notable riser, jumping 1.1 percent on news that Trump plans to meet with North...
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European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstroem speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The European Union will set out its strategy Wednesday on how to counter potential U.S. punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 09, 2018 - 8:39 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is seeking clarity from Washington about whether the 28-nation bloc will be exempt from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, the EU's top trade official said Friday. "We hope that we can get confirmation that the EU is excluded from this," EU Trade...
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People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, March 9, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on relief that President Donald Trump's tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports may not be as harsh as initially feared. News Trump and North Korea's leader will meet also lifted sentiment.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 09, 2018 - 7:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets held their own Friday after President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. South Korea's Kospi was a notable riser, jumping 1.1 percent on news Trump plans to meet with North Korea's leader. How stocks in Europe and the U.S. end the...
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Vice President Mike Pence, right, listens as President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018, during an event where Trump signed two proclamations, one on steel imports and the other on aluminum imports. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 09, 2018 - 7:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the international reaction to President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 1:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes the European Union will be exempted from new U.S. tariffs on foreign-made steel...
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