Stock indices and averages

A currency trader watches the computer monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
December 12, 2018 - 4:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 edged up 0.9 percent to 4,849.45 in early trading, while Germany's DAX added 0.7 percent to 10,850.39. Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.5 percent to 6,837.35. U.S. shares were set...
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William Geier, Jr., left, and David O'Day work at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in New York. Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China are back negotiating over their trade dispute. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 11, 2018 - 9:21 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.7 percent in early trading to 21,501.95. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 edged up 0.8 percent to 5,618.70. South Korea's Kospi was up nearly 1.0 percent at 2,073.20. Hong...
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William Geier, Jr., left, and David O'Day work at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in New York. Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China are back negotiating over their trade dispute. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 11, 2018 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks careened through another dizzying day Tuesday after indexes shot to big early-morning gains only to give them all up and then yo-yo between gains and losses. The S&P 500 was up modestly by late-afternoon trading. It's the latest in a series of sharp turns in...
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William Geier, Jr., left, and David O'Day work at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in New York. Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China are back negotiating over their trade dispute. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 11, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes veered through another dizzying cycle Tuesday, shooting to big gains early in the morning before turning broadly lower in the afternoon. It's the latest in a series of sharp turns in direction for the market, which has lurched up and mostly down since late...
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William Geier, Jr., left, and David O'Day work at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in New York. Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China are back negotiating over their trade dispute. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 11, 2018 - 1:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes veered through another dizzying cycle Tuesday, shooting to big gains early in the morning before falling modestly in midday trading. By early afternoon, indexes were mixed. It's just the latest in a series of sharp turns in direction for the market, which has...
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William Geier, Jr., left, and David O'Day work at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in New York. Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China are back negotiating over their trade dispute. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 11, 2018 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes rose Tuesday on hopes that trade tensions between the world's largest economies may ease, though much of the big gains from the morning had evaporated by midday. The S&P 500 index jumped as much as 1.4 percent in early trading, following even bigger gains in...
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FILE- In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 11. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 11, 2018 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets around the world jumped Tuesday on hopes that trade tensions between the world's largest economies may ease after U.S. and Chinese officials spoke on the phone. The S&P 500 index jumped more than 1 percent at the start of trading, following even bigger gains in...
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FILE- In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 11. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 11, 2018 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets around the world jumped Tuesday on hopes that trade tensions between the world's largest economies may ease after U.S. and Chinese officials spoke on the phone. The S&P 500 index jumped more than 1 percent at the start of trading, following even bigger gains in...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Asian markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading on doubts that U.S. and China would be able to resolve a crippling trade dispute and weak economic data closer to home. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
December 11, 2018 - 8:18 am
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China are back negotiating over their trade dispute. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 2 percent to 10,831 while France's CAC 40 was up 2 percent at 4,837. Britain's...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Asian markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading on doubts that U.S. and China would be able to resolve a crippling trade dispute and weak economic data closer to home. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
December 11, 2018 - 4:29 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday after the U.S. and China broached plans for talks to soothe a festering trade dispute. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX gained 0.7 percent to 10,696.51 and France's CAC 40 added 0.7 percent to 4,775.32. Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0...
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