Leading economic indicators

A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Asian shares were mixed Wednesday amid a wait-and-see mood ahead of Lunar New Year holidays as well as the release of U.S. inflation indicators later in the day. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
February 14, 2018 - 3:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Wednesday as investors awaited the release of U.S. inflation data. Trading was winding down in China ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.6 percent to 5,140.46, while Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,293.65...
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FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, Vincent Tacconelli aerates printed sheets of dollar bills, the first currency notes to bear the signatures of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Treasurer Jovita Carranza at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington. Most economists expect inflation to edge up and end the year a few tenths of a percentage point above the Federal Reserve's target. But most foresee only minimal effect on the economy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
February 13, 2018 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation — or the fear of it — is back. Tentative signs have emerged that prices could accelerate in coming months. Pay raises may be picking up a bit. Commodities such as oil and aluminum have grown more expensive. Cellphone...
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A board above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Stocks are surging on Wall Street as the market claws back some of its massive losses from last week. The Dow Jones industrials climbed 400 points. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 13, 2018 - 3:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation — or the fear of it — is back. Tentative signs have emerged that prices could accelerate in coming months. Pay raises may be picking up a bit. Commodities such as oil and aluminum have grown more expensive. Cellphone...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Health care companies are leading stocks broadly lower in early trading Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, on Wall Street as the market gives back some of its big gain from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 13, 2018 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting higher Tuesday as gains for banks, retailers and technology companies put the market on track for its third up day in a row. Retailers are rising following strong fourth-quarter results from Under Armour and more gains for Amazon. The rebound over the last...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Health care companies are leading stocks broadly lower in early trading Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, on Wall Street as the market gives back some of its big gain from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 13, 2018 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are turning higher Tuesday as banks, retailers and technology companies post gains. Retailers are rising following strong fourth-quarter results from Under Armour and more gains for Amazon. If the gains hold, it would mark the third straight increase for the market...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Health care companies are leading stocks broadly lower in early trading Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, on Wall Street as the market gives back some of its big gain from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Tuesday morning as health care companies slump. Distributors of prescription drugs and medical suppliers are falling after The Wall Street Journal reported that drugstore chain Walgreens wants to buy the rest of AmerisourcerBergen, a drug distributor, and that...
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FILE- This Oct. 29, 2014, file photo, shows the Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 12, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are surging on Wall Street as the market claws back some of its massive losses from last week. The Dow Jones industrials climbed 400 points. The gains Monday came after the market slumped into a '...
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FILE- This Oct. 29, 2014, file photo, shows the Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 12, 2018 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are posting solid gains Monday as technology and energy companies recover some of their recent losses. Banks, retailers and industrial companies are also climbing. Stocks rose Friday but still wound up with their worst week in two years following several days of...
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FILE- This Oct. 29, 2014, file photo, shows the Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 12, 2018 - 9:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are surging in early trading on Wall Street, sending the Dow Jones industrial average up as much as 300 points in early trading. Technology companies and banks are posting some of the biggest gains...
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FILE- This Oct. 29, 2014, file photo, shows the Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 12, 2018 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are surging in early trading on Wall Street, sending the Dow Jones industrial average up as much as 300 points in early trading. Technology companies and banks are posting some of the biggest gains...
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