Stock markets

FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, as technology and consumer-focused companies rise but consumer goods makers like Johnson & Johnson take losses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
January 09, 2018 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held close to their record levels on Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 edged higher as calm continues to reign over markets around the world. Rising health care stocks helped to overshadow weakness for telecoms and other dividend-paying stocks, which fell...
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A man fastens his shoelaces as he walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Asian shares rose Tuesday, cheered by the upbeat mood on Wall Street and hopes for U.S. economic growth. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 09, 2018 - 8:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets remained solid Tuesday as investor sentiment continued to be buoyed by solid economic news in the run-up to the start of the U.S. quarterly corporate results season. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 rose 0.6 percent to 5,518 while the FTSE 100 index of...
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A man fastens his shoelaces as he walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Asian shares rose Tuesday, cheered by the upbeat mood on Wall Street and hopes for U.S. economic growth. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 09, 2018 - 3:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher on Tuesday, cheered by the upbeat mood on Wall Street and hopes for a robust U.S. economy. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 climbed 0.3 percent to 5,504.55, while Germany's DAX gained 0.1 percent to 13,387.07 in early trading. Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes took a small step back from their record levels on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 08, 2018 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes shook off a short-lived bout of weakness and held at record levels in Monday afternoon trading. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped at the start of trading and appeared to be on pace for its first down day of the year. But strengthening gains for utilities...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes took a small step back from their record levels on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 08, 2018 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held close to their record levels on Monday, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. Losses for health care and financial stocks helped to overshadow gains for utility stocks and other areas of the market that do well when interest rates...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes took a small step back from their record levels on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 08, 2018 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes took a small step back from their record levels on Monday, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. Losses for health care and financial stocks helped to overshadow a surge for retailers, which jumped after several boasted of strong results...
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A woman checks stock index through her smartphone at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 8, 2017. Asian stock markets rose Monday following Wall Street's strong week as traders looked ahead to data releases from China, Japan and the Eurozone. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 08, 2018 - 8:21 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly rose Monday following a record-setting week on Wall Street and as traders looked ahead to data releases from China, Japan and the eurozone. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 13,354 and France's CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to 5,485. London's...
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A woman checks stock index through her smartphone at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 8, 2017. Asian stock markets rose Monday following Wall Street's strong week as traders looked ahead to data releases from China, Japan and the Eurozone. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 08, 2018 - 5:11 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Monday following Wall Street's strong week as traders looked ahead to data releases from China, Japan and the Eurozone. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX rose 0.4 percent to 13,372.75 and France's CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to 5,486.07. London's...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. US stocks rise for the fourth day in a row as the government’s December 2017 jobs report shows strong hiring in manufacturing and construction and an increase in factory orders. Transportation and technology companies are rising. Overall, employers didn’t add as many jobs as experts expected. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 05, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are climbing as U.S. stocks rise for the fourth day in a row to start 2018, their longest new-year winning streak in eight years. The Labor Department said employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a solid gain but a bit less than experts expected. Health care...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. US stocks rise for the fourth day in a row as the government’s December 2017 jobs report shows strong hiring in manufacturing and construction and an increase in factory orders. Transportation and technology companies are rising. Overall, employers didn’t add as many jobs as experts expected. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 05, 2018 - 12:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are climbing as U.S. stocks rise for the fourth day in a row to start 2018. The Labor Department said employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a solid gain but a bit less than experts expected. Hiring in manufacturing and construction was strong and factories...
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