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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, Jan. 29, 2020. Shares are mostly higher in Asia after a rebound on Wall Street that reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 29, 2020 - 1:41 am
Shares advanced in most Asian markets on Wednesday after a rebound on Wall Street that reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before. Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 2.8%, to 27,174.43 after reopening from Lunar New Year holidays, while other Chinese markets remained closed. The U.S. rally...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 28, 2020 - 5:16 pm
Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, reversing a big slice of the market’s losses from a sharp sell-off the day before. The rebound ended a five-day losing streak for the Dow Jones Industrial Average fueled largely by fears that the spread of a new virus in China could hamper global...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2015, file photo, the Pfizer logo is displayed at world headquarters in New York. Pfizer is reporting a $306 million loss for the fourth quarter after it shifted its consumer health business into a joint venture last year. It narrowly Wall Street expectations for net income when nonrecurring events are removed. The biggest US drugmaker on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 reported a net loss of 6 cents per share. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 28, 2020 - 4:31 pm
Pfizer's ongoing restructuring is significantly reducing revenue, resulting in a $337 million loss in its fourth quarter and a miss of Wall Street's profit expectations. The results and Pfizer's 2020 financial forecasts didn't please investors, who drove Pfizer shares down more than 4%, an...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 28, 2020 - 4:09 pm
Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street, reversing most of their losses from a sell-off the day before. The gains on Tuesday snapped a two-day skid driven by fears that the spread of a new virus in China could hamper global ecomomic growth. Technology stocks rose the most. Banks and other...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 28, 2020 - 1:44 pm
Stocks moved broadly higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Tuesday, reversing most of the indexes' losses from a sell-off the day before. The gains placed the market on track to snap a two-day skid fueled by fears that the spread of a new virus in China could hamper global ecomomic growth. The...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 28, 2020 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising in midday trading Tuesday as investors shifted money into technology companies following a broad sell-off a day earlier over fears that the spread of a deadly virus in China could affect the global economy. Global markets were spooked on Monday by a sharp rise...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 28, 2020 - 11:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising in morning trading Tuesday as investors shifted money into technology companies following a broad sell-off a day earlier over fears that the spread of a deadly virus in China could affect the global economy. Global markets were spooked on Monday by a sharp...
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In this Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 photo a passer-by walks near stoves, front, at a Home Depot store location, in Boston. On Tuesday, Jan. 28, the Conference Board reports on U.S. consumer confidence for January. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 28, 2020 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence showed a strong gain in January, bolstered by continued strength in the job market. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to a reading of 131.6 this month, up from 128.2 in December. Lynn Franco, senior director of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo trader Daniel Trimble works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 28. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 28, 2020 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose in early trading Tuesday as investors shifted money into technology companies following a broad sell-off a day earlier over fears that the spread of a deadly virus in China could affect the global economy. Global markets were spooked on Monday by a sharp rise in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo trader Daniel Trimble works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 28. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 28, 2020 - 9:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. Whirlpool and Xerox rose after reporting solid results. Markets remained closed in...
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