Leading economic indicators

Specialist Robert Tuccillo, right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 15, 2018. U.S. stocks are slightly higher Thursday morning as technology and health care companies move up after two days of broad losses. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 15, 2018 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished mostly lower Thursday in another choppy day of trading after a midday rally faded. Industrial and technology companies rose, but smaller companies and chemical makers skidded. Without any major economic reports or further development on issues like tariffs, stocks...
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Specialist Robert Tuccillo, right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 15, 2018. U.S. stocks are slightly higher Thursday morning as technology and health care companies move up after two days of broad losses. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 15, 2018 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off two days of losses, U.S. stocks are mostly lower Thursday after a midday rally faded. Chemicals maker Monsanto is falling after Bloomberg News reported that U.S. authorities have concerns about its sale to Bayer. Household goods makers and smaller companies are also down...
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FILE - This Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange.T he U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 15, 2018 - 11:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday as technology, industrial and health care companies lead the way following two days of broad losses. Discount retailer Dollar General is climbing after a strong profit forecast for the year. Toymakers Hasbro and Mattel are down as Toys R Us moves...
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FILE - This Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange.T he U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 15, 2018 - 10:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher Thursday morning as technology and health care companies move up after two days of broad losses. Discount retailer Dollar General is climbing after a strong profit forecast for the year. Toymakers Hasbro and Mattel are down as Toys R Us moves toward...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Asian shares were mixed Thursday as investors assessed President Donald Trump's pick for his new economic adviser amid lingering worries over a possible global trade war. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 15, 2018 - 5:33 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Stocks are higher in Europe after a mixed day in Asia as investors assessed President Donald Trump's pick for his new economic adviser. Trading was in a narrow range with scant fresh leads. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France's CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to...
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Specialist Robert Nelson, second left, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. U.S. stocks are edging lower Wednesday morning as Boeing and other industrial companies take losses. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 14, 2018 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower as investors' fears about tariffs and decreased international trade continue to hurt industrial companies. Banks are also falling as bond yields decline, but technology companies are making gains. Department stores and other retailers are losing ground...
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Specialist Robert Nelson, second left, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. U.S. stocks are edging lower Wednesday morning as Boeing and other industrial companies take losses. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 14, 2018 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are sinking again Wednesday as investors' fears about tariffs and decreased international trade continue to hurt industrial companies. Banks are also falling as bond yields decline. Department stores and other retailers are losing ground after the Commerce Department...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, photograph, sun glints off the headlight housing of an unsold 2018 Maserati Levante in a long line of the high-end sports utility vehicles sitting on a dealer's lot in Highlands Ranch, Colo. On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for February. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
March 14, 2018 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers spent less at auto dealers, gas stations and department stores in February, causing overall retail sales to slip 0.1 percent despite signs elsewhere of a robust economy and the tax cuts signed into law by President Donald Trump starting to take effect. It was the...
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People walk in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Asian shares fell Wednesday, taking their cue from a dip on Wall Street after the abrupt departure of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Concern over tariff hikes announced by President Donald Trump was weighing on sentiment. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 14, 2018 - 5:30 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Wednesday as Asian markets took a hit from the abrupt departure of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,254.76. Germany's DAX climbed 0.2 percent to 12,245.56 and Britain's FTSE 100 gained nearly 0.2...
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People walk in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Asian shares fell Wednesday, taking their cue from a dip on Wall Street after the abrupt departure of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Concern over tariff hikes announced by President Donald Trump was weighing on sentiment. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 14, 2018 - 2:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Wednesday, taking their cue from a dip on Wall Street after the abrupt departure of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Concern over tariff hikes announced by President Donald Trump was weighing on sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.9...
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