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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Most Asian stocks markets were mixed Friday, as Wall Street’s latest record close and strong oil prices were offset by the strengthening yen, which pressured Japan’s Nikkei. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 12, 2018 - 4:16 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian and European stock markets notched up gains on Friday, lifted by Wall Street's latest record close and optimism about the global economy after data showed China capped a year of strong trade growth. KEEPING SCORE: European shares were mostly higher in early trading. Germany's...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, file photo, a logo for the New York Stock Exchange is displayed above the trading floor. Stocks are rising at the start of trading Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, led by homebuilders and airlines. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 11, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks brushed aside their first wobble of the year and got back to setting records on Thursday. Energy stocks led the way after the price of oil touched its highest level since 2014. The gains for indexes marked a return to calm, after a whiff of nervousness wafted through...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, file photo, a logo for the New York Stock Exchange is displayed above the trading floor. Stocks are rising at the start of trading Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, led by homebuilders and airlines. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 11, 2018 - 3:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks recovered from their first wobble of the year and pushed back to record heights on Thursday. Surging energy stocks led the way after oil hit its highest price since 2014. The gains for indexes marked a return to calm for markets, which got a whiff of nervousness a day...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, file photo, a logo for the New York Stock Exchange is displayed above the trading floor. Stocks are rising at the start of trading Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, led by homebuilders and airlines. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 11, 2018 - 11:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks recovered from their first wobble of the year and climbed on Thursday. Energy stocks led the way after oil climbed to its highest price since 2014. The gains for indexes marked a return to calm for markets, which got a whiff of nervousness a day earlier after interest...
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A currency trader talks on the phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Asian stock markets were lower on Thursday after Wall Street posted its first loss this year. Reports that China may slow its purchase of U.S. government bonds weighed on investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 11, 2018 - 5:01 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global shares were mixed Thursday, with Europe steady and Asia posting modest losses after main Wall Street benchmarks fell for the first time in 2018. Unconfirmed reports Thursday that China may slow its purchases of U.S. government bonds weighed on investor sentiment...
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A currency trader talks on the phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Asian stock markets were lower on Thursday after Wall Street posted its first loss this year. Reports that China may slow its purchase of U.S. government bonds weighed on investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 11, 2018 - 2:53 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed on Thursday after Wall Street benchmarks posted their first losses of 2018. Reports that China may slow its purchases of U.S. government bonds weighed on investor sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 23,710.43 and...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, as a New Year's rally runs out of gas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 10, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market's fantastic start to 2018 stalled on Wednesday after real-estate companies and other dividend payers sank on concerns about rising interest rates. The losses knocked indexes a bit off their record highs and provided the first minor hiccup for a market that had...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, as a New Year's rally runs out of gas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 10, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market's fantastic start to 2018 stalled out on Wednesday after interest rates climbed. Stock indexes were mixed in afternoon trading, and the Standard & Poor's 500 was down slightly from its record high. Losses had been steeper in the morning, when the yield on the 10...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, as a New Year's rally runs out of gas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 10, 2018 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market's fantastic start to 2018 stalled out on Wednesday after interest rates climbed even further. Stocks that pay big dividends were the worst performers, hurt by the yield on the 10-year Treasury breaching its highest level since March. The weakness put the Standard...
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Men walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Share prices were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday despite Wall Street’s extended winning streak. Chinese shares were buoyed by surging oil prices. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 10, 2018 - 7:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Speculation that China may cut or even halt its purchases of U.S. Treasurys weighed on stock markets Wednesday and sent the dollar sliding. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX fell 0.8 percent to 13,280 while the CAC 40 in France declined 0.2 percent to 5,500. The FTSE 100 index...
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