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A banner for Utz Brands, which is listed at the New York Stock Exchange, hangs on the exterior of the building, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. The Hanover, Pa. based company is known for its potato chips and snack foods. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 31, 2020 - 4:50 pm
Stocks ended lower on Wall Street's Monday, but the market still closed out August with its fifth monthly gain in a row. The S&P 500 fell 0.2% after spending much of the day wavering between gains and losses of less than 0.1%. The modest decline, which snapped the index's seven-day winning...
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A man walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a Hong Kong local bank Monday, Aug. 31, 2019. Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street turned in its fifth straight weekly gain and China’s manufacturing growth held steady. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
August 31, 2020 - 3:32 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets gave up early gains Monday after Wall Street turned in its fifth straight weekly gain and China’s manufacturing growth held steady. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.8% to 3,428.07 after a survey showed growth in manufacturing held steady in August at the...
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FILE - Marble sculptures occupy the pediment above the New York Stock Exchange signage, Tuesday Aug. 25, 2020, in New York. Stocks are drifting in mixed trading on Wall Street Friday, Sept. 18, as another zig-zag week for markets closes out following their abrupt loss of momentum this month.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
August 27, 2020 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 ticked further into record territory on Thursday after the Federal Reserve made a major overhaul to its strategy, one that could keep interest rates low for longer. The benchmark index rose 0.2%, to another all-time high, but it veered through a jumbled day of...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. Asian stock markets retreated Thursday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman for signs of more support to an economic recovery. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 26, 2020 - 11:47 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets retreated Thursday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman for signs of more support to an economic recovery. Market benchmarks in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul fell while Shanghai was higher. Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500...
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FILE - This July 21, 2020 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are drifting close to their record heights in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday, Aug. 25, after the United States and China indicated some progress in trade talks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 25, 2020 - 3:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting close to their record heights Tuesday, as momentum slows on Wall Street. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in afternoon trading after flipping between small gains and losses for much of the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 109 points, or 0.4%, at 28,...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2020, file photo, a man wearing a protective face mask passes the New York Stock Exchange, as employees arrive for the partial reopening of the trading floor. Stocks are climbing in early trading on Monday, Aug. 24 on Wall Street, adding to their record-breaking run from last week. The S&P 500 was up 0.7% after the first 25 minutes of trading, following up on solid gains for stock markets across much of Europe and Asia. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 24, 2020 - 6:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plowed higher on Wall Street Monday, as hopes for a COVID-19 treatment and vaccine had investors looking ahead to the possibility of a healthier economy that has shed the virus. The S&P 500 rallied 34.12, or 1%, to 3,431.28 and added to the all-time high it set last week...
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FILE - People walk by the New York Stock Exchange, left, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Stocks are drifting again on Wall Street Friday, Aug. 21, following a mixed set of data on the economy, as a record-breaking but wishy-washy week of trading closes out. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 21, 2020 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More gains for tech stocks propped up an otherwise wobbly Wall Street on Friday, as a record-breaking but wishy-washy week of trading came to a close. The S&P 500 rose 0.3%, even though most stocks in the index were weaker after a couple reports on the U.S. economy showed more...
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FILE - This photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange shows the trading floor. Stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street Thursday, Aug. 20, following discouraging data about the economy, as the number of layoffs sweeping the country picks up again. The S&P 500 was down 0.2% after the first 20 minutes of trading, following up on sharper losses for stock markets overseas.(NYSE Photo by Colin Ziemer via AP, File)
August 20, 2020 - 11:21 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Friday on hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine, although worries remained about long-term economic damage from the pandemic. The rise in regional benchmarks echoed the gains on Wall Street, which were led by big technology companies that are...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing money exchange rates at a securities firm in Tokyo on May 29, 2020. Stocks were mixed in Asia on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, after the S&P 500 logged a fresh all-time high. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 19, 2020 - 8:02 am
World share prices pushed higher on Wednesday after the S&P 500 logged an all-time high, with U.S. futures up again ahead of the start of trading. The future for the S&P 500 was up 0.1% while the contract for the Dow industrials gained 0.2%, suggesting the euphoria from the S&P 500′s...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2020 file photo, a woman wearing a mask passes a sign for Wall Street during the coronavirus pandemic. Stocks are starting another week with modest gains on Wall Street, and the S&P 500 is making its latest run at its record high. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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August 17, 2020 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are starting another week with modest gains on Wall Street, and the S&P 500 is making its latest run at its record high. The benchmark index was up 0.3% at 3,384.56 in midday trading. Earlier in the morning, it rose above its record closing level of 3,386.15, which was...
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