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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 12, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks mostly rose in a quiet Tuesday session, as investors reacted calmly to the outcome of a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and turned their attentions to this week's trio of central bank meetings. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
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FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were mixed in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, as investors reacted calmly to the outcome of a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and turned to this week's trio of central bank meetings. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow...
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In a photo made with a pulled-zoom effect, a man watches stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday but little changed as market players tried to digest the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 12, 2018 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors worked through the outcome of the meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was down 23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 25,299 as of 9:...
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In a photo made with a pulled-zoom effect, a man watches stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday but little changed as market players tried to digest the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 12, 2018 - 6:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday as investors digested the outcome of a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was down 0.2 percent to 5,461, while Germany's DAX was flat at 12,838. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0...
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Traders Gregory Rowe, center, and Robert Charmak work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, June 11, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on some corporate deal news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 11, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were higher in afternoon trading Monday amid preparations for President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 67 points, or 0.3 percent, to 25,384 as of 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The...
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Back ground from left: Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank, Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labour Organisation, ILO, Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, IWF, Roberto Carvalho de Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, and Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, attend a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center front, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Monday June 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernd von Jutrczenka, Pool)
June 11, 2018 - 3:08 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Leaders of the International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization and other agencies warned Monday that American protectionism could cause global economic damage, while the European Union backed a Group of Seven declaration that U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly refused to join...
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Traders Gregory Rowe, center, and Robert Charmak work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, June 11, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on some corporate deal news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 11, 2018 - 1:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were higher in mid-day trading Monday amid preparations for President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 57 points, or 0.2 percent, to 25,372 as of 12:30 p.m. Eastern time. The...
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Protesters gather for a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in Amman, early Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Jordan's King Abdullah II on Tuesday appointed a new prime minister, the royal palace said, naming a leading reformer as head of government in hopes of quelling the largest anti-government protests in recent years. (AP Photo/Raad al-Adayleh)
June 10, 2018 - 11:03 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Three Gulf Arab states pledged $2.5 billion in aid to Jordan on Monday in an effort to stabilize the U.S.-allied kingdom as it faces its worst protests in years over government austerity plans that included tax increases. The money from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the...
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Protesters gather for a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in Amman, early Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Jordan's King Abdullah II on Tuesday appointed a new prime minister, the royal palace said, naming a leading reformer as head of government in hopes of quelling the largest anti-government protests in recent years. (AP Photo/Raad al-Adayleh)
June 10, 2018 - 10:34 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Three Gulf Arab states have pledged $2.5 billion to Jordan as economic protests over austerity measures have roiled the kingdom. Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced the pledges after an early Monday meeting held in Mecca. A statement issued from...
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Roberto Cardarelli, mission chief for Argentina, left, and Alejandro Werner, director of the International Monetary Fund’s Western Hemisphere Department, hold a news conference at IMF headquarters in Washington, Friday June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Luis Alonso Lugo)
June 08, 2018 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said Friday that fiscal targets set for Argentina as part of a $50 billion deal are possible but will require a strong commitment from the South American country. Argentina and the IMF agreed Thursday on a three-year standby financing deal aimed at...
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