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People look at their cell-phone in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will unwind a blistering trade dispute at a meeting this week. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 26, 2018 - 7:12 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets mostly rose on Monday on hopes for an easing in the U.S.-China trade war, an interim deal on Brexit, and a stabilization in the volatile price of oil. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX index was 1.3 percent higher at 11,336 and France's CAC 40 rallied 1.1...
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People look at their cell-phone in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will unwind a blistering trade dispute at a meeting this week. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 26, 2018 - 4:17 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly higher on Monday as traders cheered a long-awaited deal bolstering Britain's exit from the European Union, even as opposition was rife. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX index was 1.2 percent higher at 11,329.40 and France's CAC 40 rallied 1.4...
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People look at their cell-phone in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will unwind a blistering trade dispute at a meeting this week. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 26, 2018 - 1:40 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday on hopes that President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will unwind a blistering trade dispute at a meeting this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225, reopening after a holiday, added 0.8 percent to 21,812.00...
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An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Asian markets are mostly lower as traders dwelled on risks from a drawn-out dispute between the U.S. and China and other events closer to home. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 23, 2018 - 3:30 pm
U.S. stocks closed lower after a shortened session Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into a correction, or drop of 10 percent below its most recent all-time high in September. Energy companies led the market slide as the price of U.S. crude oil tumbled to its lowest level in more than...
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An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Asian markets are mostly lower as traders dwelled on risks from a drawn-out dispute between the U.S. and China and other events closer to home. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 23, 2018 - 2:37 pm
U.S. stocks closed lower after a shortened session Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into a correction, or drop of 10 percent below its most recent all-time high in September. Energy companies led the market slide as the price of U.S. crude oil tumbled to its lowest level in more than...
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November 23, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): ____ 1:00 p.m. Stocks are closing lower in a shortened session Friday as energy stocks fall along with the price of oil. The S&P 500 closed in what's known on Wall Street as a correction — 10 percent below its...
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An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Asian markets are mostly lower as traders dwelled on risks from a drawn-out dispute between the U.S. and China and other events closer to home. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 23, 2018 - 10:24 am
Energy companies led a broad slide on Wall Street early Friday as the price of U.S. crude oil tumbled to its lowest level in more than a year. Traders are worried that a slowing global economy could hurt demand for oil. A slide in financial stocks also weighed on the market. Retailers were seeing...
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An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Asian markets are mostly lower as traders dwelled on risks from a drawn-out dispute between the U.S. and China and other events closer to home. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 23, 2018 - 9:17 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — The price of oil plunged Friday, adding to recent losses, on concerns that economic growth will soften, eroding demand for energy. Stock markets were less volatile, though trading was thin as U.S. markets are set to open for only a half day after the Thanksgiving holiday. ENERGY:...
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An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Asian markets are mostly lower as traders dwelled on risks from a drawn-out dispute between the U.S. and China and other events closer to home. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 23, 2018 - 5:11 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed Friday ahead of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, who will attempt to soothe a trade dispute that shows no signs of abating. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX index was 0.3 percent higher at 11,171.96 and...
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An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Asian markets are mostly lower as traders dwelled on risks from a drawn-out dispute between the U.S. and China and other events closer to home. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 23, 2018 - 1:32 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday as traders dwelled on risks from a drawn out dispute between the U.S. and China. Wall Street was closed Thursday for Thanksgiving. KEEPING SCORE: South Korea's Kospi shed 0.8 percent to 2,053.04. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dropped 0.7...
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