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A man checks stock prices through his smartphone at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Shares swung higher in Asia on Friday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street as investors awaited a U.S. government jobs report and kept an eye out for developments in China-U.S. trade talks. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
December 06, 2019 - 8:04 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Global shares rose Friday as investors awaited what's expected to be a healthy U.S. jobs report, while monitoring the China-U.S. trade talks as more tariffs are due to go into effect this month. One sign that talks between the world's two biggest economies could be thawing came...
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Santa walks the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before joining Marine Toys for Tots opening bell ceremonies, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street led by technology companies and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 05, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Wall Street capped a wobbly day of trading Thursday with slight gains for the major stock indexes as technology companies and banks outweighed declines elsewhere in the market. The muted trading came as investors looked ahead to a key government report on jobs and kept an eye on developments in the...
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Traders Robert Arciero, left, and Timothy Nick work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Stocks are opening broadly higher as traders became more hopeful that a trade deal between the U.S. and China was making progress. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 04, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Stocks rose in afternoon trading Wednesday on hopes that a U.S. trade deal with China may be nearing, despite tough recent talk from President Donald Trump. The broad gains restored some of the indexes’ losses from earlier in the week, though the S&P 500 was still on track for a weekly decline...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, left, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, welcome U.S. President Donald Trump during a NATO leaders meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg rejected Wednesday French criticism that the military alliance is suffering from brain death, and insisted that the organization is adapting to modern challenges. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 04, 2019 - 11:22 am
WATFORD, England (AP) — President Donald Trump shattered the professed NATO unity as leaders gathered Wednesday on the 70th anniversary of the landmark alliance, calling one leader “two-faced,” another “nasty” and holding an exclusive gathering for only the organization's top defense spenders...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo traders John Doyle, left, and Ronald Madarasz work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Dec. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 04, 2019 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed Wednesday and recouped some of their losses from prior days on hopes that a U.S. trade deal with China may be nearing, despite tough recent talk from President Donald Trump. The market has swung sharply for months on every hint of progress about talks between the...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, left, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, welcome U.S. President Donald Trump during a NATO leaders meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg rejected Wednesday French criticism that the military alliance is suffering from brain death, and insisted that the organization is adapting to modern challenges. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 04, 2019 - 9:50 am
WATFORD, England (AP) — President Donald Trump huddled with NATO leaders Wednesday as House Democrats prepared to resume their impeachment inquiry into whether he abused his presidential authority by urging a foreign leader to open an investigation of his political rival. Trump sat down with...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, left, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, welcome U.S. President Donald Trump during a NATO leaders meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg rejected Wednesday French criticism that the military alliance is suffering from brain death, and insisted that the organization is adapting to modern challenges. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 04, 2019 - 8:13 am
WATFORD, England (AP) — President Donald Trump huddled with NATO leaders Wednesday as House Democrats prepared to resume their impeachment inquiry into whether he abused his presidential authority by urging a foreign leader to open an investigation of his political rival. Trump sat down with...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
December 04, 2019 - 4:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year. London declined in early trading and Shanghai and Tokyo closed lower while France and Germany advanced. Trump said he has "no deadline" for a...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
December 04, 2019 - 1:14 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney fell more than 1% while Shanghai and South Korea also retreated. Trump said he has "no deadline"...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo trader John Elliott works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 3. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 03, 2019 - 11:07 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year. Benchmarks in Tokyo and Hong Kong fell more than 1% while Shanghai and South Korea also retreated. Trump said he has "no deadline" for a...
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