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FILE - This Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, file photo shows a sign for a Wall Street subway station in New York. The major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Friday, May 11, 2018 as gains in health care companies and banks outweighed losses elsewhere. Technology stocks and utilities were laggards. Crude oil prices headed lower. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 11, 2018 - 11:30 am
U.S. stocks moved mostly higher in morning trading Friday, adding to solid gains from a day earlier. Health care stocks and banks accounted for much of the market's gains. Technology stocks and makers of packaged foods, beverages and other consumer goods lagged. Crude oil prices headed lower...
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May 11, 2018 - 10:17 am
The major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Friday as gains in health care companies and banks outweighed losses elsewhere. Technology stocks and utilities were laggards. Crude oil prices headed lower. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,728 as of...
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May 11, 2018 - 9:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the security software company Symantec are plunging 30 percent at the opening bell after the company revealed an internal investigation that could delay its annual report. Details, released in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Thursday, say only...
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A woman rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, May 11, 2018. Asian stock markets rallied on Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation figures soothed concerns about a possible acceleration of interest rate hikes. Oil prices were hovering at a fresh multiyear high. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 11, 2018 - 8:11 am
LONDON (AP) — European stock markets eased slightly Friday after a strong rally saw many indexes strike multi-week highs. Wall Street was poised for further solid gains at the open despite ongoing geopolitical unease related to President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the...
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A woman rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, May 11, 2018. Asian stock markets rallied on Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation figures soothed concerns about a possible acceleration of interest rate hikes. Oil prices were hovering at a fresh multiyear high. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 11, 2018 - 5:34 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock indexes rallied Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation figures soothed concerns about a possible acceleration of interest rate hikes. European stocks faltered ahead of a speech by the European Central Bank chief. KEEPING SCORE:...
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A woman rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, May 11, 2018. Asian stock markets rallied on Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation figures soothed concerns about a possible acceleration of interest rate hikes. Oil prices were hovering at a fresh multiyear high. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 11, 2018 - 2:38 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied on Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation figures soothed concerns about a possible acceleration of interest rate hikes. Oil prices were hovering near a fresh multiyear high. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225...
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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are off to a solid start on Wall Street, building on the market's gains from a day earlier. Technology and health care stocks rose more than the rest of the market in early trading Thursday, May 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 10, 2018 - 4:43 pm
A broad rally drove U.S. stocks solidly higher Thursday for the second day in a row, extending the market's gains for the week. Technology companies, which have led the market this year, contributed the most to the rally. Health care stocks and banks also accounted for a big slice of the market's...
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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are off to a solid start on Wall Street, building on the market's gains from a day earlier. Technology and health care stocks rose more than the rest of the market in early trading Thursday, May 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 10, 2018 - 3:24 pm
A broad rally in U.S. stocks late Thursday afternoon had the market on track for its second gain in a row. Technology companies, health care stocks and banks accounted for much of the latest rally as investors sized up the latest company earnings and economic news. Crude oil prices rebounded after...
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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are off to a solid start on Wall Street, building on the market's gains from a day earlier. Technology and health care stocks rose more than the rest of the market in early trading Thursday, May 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 10, 2018 - 11:32 am
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in morning trading Thursday, extending solid gains from a day earlier. Technology and health care companies accounted for much of the gain. Investors were sizing up the latest company earnings and economic news. Crude oil prices were down slightly. KEEPING SCORE:...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Asian markets were moderately higher Thursday on optimism from solid gains on Wall Street despite lingering concerns about the Iran nuclear deal and trade tensions between Asia and the U.S. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 10, 2018 - 3:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets were higher Thursday, tracking solid overnight gains on Wall Street despite lingering concerns about the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and trade tensions between Asia and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.4 percent to close at 22,497...
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