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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street after a number of big U.S. companies reported strong quarterly earnings. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 31, 2018 - 10:44 am
Stocks moved higher in morning trading Wednesday after several big U.S. companies reported strong quarterly results. Technology companies accounted for much of the market's gain, outweighing losses in health care and other sectors. Oil prices headed lower. The market was coming off a two-day losing...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices in a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street recorded its biggest decline since August. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 31, 2018 - 8:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets stabilized Wednesday after Wall Street recorded its biggest decline since August the day before, and as investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy statement. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.2 percent to 13,222 and France's CAC 40 gained 0.3...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices in a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street recorded its biggest decline since August. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 31, 2018 - 4:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street recorded its biggest decline since August. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 13,237.02 points and France's CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to 5,488.78. London's FTSE 100 added 1 point to 7,586.98. On Tuesday, the FTSE 100...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices in a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street recorded its biggest decline since August. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 31, 2018 - 1:25 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street recorded its biggest decline since August. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.6 percent to 3,465.82 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.8 percent to 23,098.29. Hong Kong's Hang Seng edged 0.1 percent lower to 32,589.83 and...
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A Nasdaq employee works at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Health care stocks are leading U.S. indexes broadly lower in early trading following news of a big new venture in the health care business. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 30, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Hefty losses in health care and technology companies led U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday, handing the market its biggest pullback since August and its worst two-day drop since May. The broad slide, which briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average down by more than 400 points, erased some of...
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A Nasdaq employee works at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Health care stocks are leading U.S. indexes broadly lower in early trading following news of a big new venture in the health care business. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 30, 2018 - 3:48 pm
U.S. stocks fell sharply in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, placing the market on course for its worst day since August and its first two-day losing streak in more than a month. Health care and technology stocks accounted for much of the decline. Banks, industrial companies and energy stocks also...
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A Nasdaq employee works at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Health care stocks are leading U.S. indexes broadly lower in early trading following news of a big new venture in the health care business. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 30, 2018 - 1:58 pm
The U.S. stock market fell sharply Tuesday afternoon, on pace for its worst day since August and its first two-day losing streak in more than a month. Hefty losses in health care and technology stocks weighed on the market. Banks and industrial companies accounted for a big slice of the decline...
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A Nasdaq employee works at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Health care stocks are leading U.S. indexes broadly lower in early trading following news of a big new venture in the health care business. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 30, 2018 - 12:17 pm
U.S. stocks fell sharply in midday trading Tuesday, pulled down by hefty losses in health care and technology companies. Financial and industrial stocks also accounted for a big slice of the decline. Energy companies fell as crude oil prices headed lower. The broad slide put the stock market on...
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January 30, 2018 - 10:20 am
U.S. stocks fell sharply in early trading Tuesday, extending the market's losses from a day earlier. Health insurers, drugmakers and distributors led the slide following news that JPMorgan Chase, Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway are launching a health care venture. Technology stocks also posted losses...
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January 30, 2018 - 9:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 29 about American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault, The Associated Press erroneously identified the Fortune 500 drug company that is led by a black CEO. Merck & Co., not Pfizer, has a black CEO. A corrected version of the story is below: Chenault dealt with crises,...
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