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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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This May 3, 2017 file photo shows bananas for sale at a Whole Foods Market in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. U.S. wholesale prices edged up just 0.1 percent in April 2018 held down by a big drop in food costs. It was the smallest gain in four months. The April increase in the Labor Department’s producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, followed a 0.3 percent rise in March, the government reported Wednesday, May 9. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 10, 2018 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — American drivers paid more for gas, but overall consumer prices rose only modestly in April, a sign that inflation remains mild. The modest pace of consumer inflation may send a reassuring signal to the Federal Reserve, which is considering how quickly to raise interest rates this...
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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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This May 3, 2017 file photo shows bananas for sale at a Whole Foods Market in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. U.S. wholesale prices edged up just 0.1 percent in April 2018 held down by a big drop in food costs. It was the smallest gain in four months. The April increase in the Labor Department’s producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, followed a 0.3 percent rise in March, the government reported Wednesday, May 9. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 10, 2018 - 9:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose a modest 0.2 percent in April, lifted by higher gas costs, a sign that broader inflation pressures remain muted. The consumer price index increased 2.5 percent in April from a year earlier, the Labor Department said Thursday, the biggest annual gain in 14...
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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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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, poses for a photo with Renova CEO businessman Viktor Vekselberg during an awarding ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia. Outside the rarified sphere of the super-rich, tycoon Viktor Vekselberg is mostly known in Russia for spending more than $100 million to bring cultural artifacts back to their homeland, including an array of Faberge eggs glittering with gold and jewels. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 09, 2018 - 11:21 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Outside the rarified sphere of the super-rich, tycoon Viktor Vekselberg is mostly known in Russia for spending more than $100 million to bring cultural artifacts back to his homeland, including an array of Faberge eggs glittering with gold and jewels. By Vekselberg's standards, the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2014 file photo, an Iranian worker assembles a Peugeot 206 at the state-run Iran-Khodro automobile manufacturing plant near Tehran, Iran. From brand-new airplanes to oilfields, billions of dollars of deals stand on the line for international corporations as President Donald Trump weighs whether to pull America out of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
May 09, 2018 - 5:41 pm
European and American companies could lose billions of dollars in commercial deals canceled and a major new export market undercut by the U.S. decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran. President Donald Trump's decision will likely most hurt aircraft makers, oil companies and auto manufacturers. The...
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