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FILE- In this March 5, 2019, file photo specialist Matthew Grenier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 3. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 03, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Stocks recovered from a late-afternoon bout of selling on Wall Street to finish modestly higher Wednesday, giving the benchmark S&P 500 its fifth straight gain. Technology stocks powered much of the rally, led by chipmakers. Retailers, homebuilders and hotel operators were among the big gainers...
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FILE- In this March 5, 2019, file photo specialist Matthew Grenier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 3. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 03, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Stocks recovered from a late-afternoon bout of selling on Wall Street to finish modestly higher Wednesday, giving the benchmark S&P 500 its fifth straight gain. Technology stocks powered much of the rally, led by chipmakers. Retailers, homebuilders and hotel operators were among the big gainers...
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FILE- In this March 5, 2019, file photo specialist Matthew Grenier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 3. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 03, 2019 - 3:42 pm
U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses Wednesday as a late-afternoon wave of trading volatility put the market's modest early gains at risk. Energy companies, consumer goods makers and health care stocks took some of the heaviest losses, offsetting gains in other sectors. Noble...
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FILE- In this March 5, 2019, file photo specialist Matthew Grenier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 3. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 03, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Technology companies helped drive stocks on Wall Street to solid gains Wednesday afternoon, placing the market on track for a strong rebound after a flat finish a day earlier. Chipmakers led the gainers in the technology sector. Advanced Micro Devices jumped 10.2% and Micron Technology climbed 4.6...
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FILE- In this March 5, 2019, file photo specialist Matthew Grenier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 3. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 03, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher on Wall Street in morning trading Wednesday, led by technology companies and banks. Chipmaker Intel rose 2.7% after naming a new chief financial officer and rival Advanced Micro Devices jumped 10%. Morgan Stanley rose 1.7%. Solid earnings helped push...
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FILE- In this March 7, 2019, file photo visitors to the Pittsburgh veterans job fair meet with recruiters at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. On Wednesday, April 3, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in March. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
April 03, 2019 - 9:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies added the fewest jobs in 18 months in March, a private survey found, suggesting employers may have grown more cautious as signs of slower economic growth have emerged. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 129,000 jobs last month, down from the...
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Asian markets rose on Wednesday ahead of the continuation of trade talks between the U.S. and China in Washington. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 03, 2019 - 7:28 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global shares rose Wednesday ahead of the resumption of trade talks between the U.S. and China in Washington and amid hopes that Britain's exit from the European Union could be less disruptive for business than previously feared. In a surprising about-face, British Prime Minister...
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Patrick Casey, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as the market pulls back following a three-day rally. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 02, 2019 - 4:54 pm
A day of listless trading on Wall Street ended with an uneven finish for stock indexes as the market lost some of its momentum after a three-day winning streak. After a brief early slide, U.S. stocks mostly wavered between small gains and losses through the rest of the day, as gains for some big...
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FILE - In this June 4, 2014, file photo, people walk in to a Walgreens retail store in Boston. Walgreens slashed its 2019 forecast and missed second-quarter expectations with a performance that sent its shares plunging Tuesday, April 2, 2019 and knocked down the Dow Jones industrial average. The nation’s largest drugstore chain said it now expects adjusted earnings per share to be roughly flat this year after confirming as recently as late December a forecast for growth of 7% to 12%. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
April 02, 2019 - 12:59 pm
Walgreens slashed its 2019 forecast and missed second-quarter expectations with a performance that sent its shares plunging Tuesday and helped knock down the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Company leaders told analysts that challenges they had been expecting like reimbursement cuts and lower price...
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Patrick Casey, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as the market pulls back following a three-day rally. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 02, 2019 - 11:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly lower on Wall Street in early trading on Tuesday, reversing course from a three-day rally. Health care and consumer products companies led the market lower. Walgreens Boots Alliance plunged after it slashed its forecast following a weak quarter. Competitor...
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