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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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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Japanese stocks sank while other Asian markets gained Monday after Japan reported a record economic contraction as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on retailing, investment and exports. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 16, 2020 - 11:47 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks sank while other Asian markets gained Monday after Japan reported a record economic contraction as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on retailing, investment and exports. Investors in Asia looked ahead to central bank meetings this week in China, Indonesia and the...
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FILE -In this June 16, 2020 file photo, a sign for a Wall Street building is shown in New York. Stocks are opening mostly lower on Wall Street Thursday, Aug. 13, a day after the S&P 500 closed just below its pre-pandemic record high. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 13, 2020 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another afternoon fade for stocks left Wall Street just shy of a record on Thursday, after the S&P 500 briefly crossed above its all-time closing high for the second straight day. The S&P 500 dipped 6.92 points, or 0.2%, to 3,373.43. At one point during the day, it climbed...
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FILE - This July 21, 2020 file photo shows The New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are rebounding in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday, Aug. 12, carrying the S&P 500 back toward the cusp of its record high. The benchmark index was up 1% after the first half-hour of trading and on pace for its eighth gain in nine days. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 12, 2020 - 5:53 pm
Stocks marched broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, briefly nudging the S&P 500 above its all-time closing high set in February, before the coronavirus pandemic led to a historic market plunge. The benchmark index notched a 1.4% gain, its eighth in nine days. It ended within 0.2% of its...
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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. The S&P 500 is trading above its record closing high Wednesday, Aug. 12, after a rebound for stocks helped the index erase the last of the historic losses taken due to the pandemic. The index was up 1.6% in afternoon trading, with big technology stocks once again leading the way. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 11, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Stocks are moving higher on Wall Street Tuesday, edging the S&P 500 closer to the all-time high it hit in February, before the coronavirus pandemic knocked the market into a steep plunge. The S&P 500 was up 0.5% in afternoon trading, on pace for its eighth straight gain. The latest up move...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo, a woman wearing a face mask walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, Aug. 11, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
August 10, 2020 - 10:59 pm
Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 1.6% and Hong Kong gained more than 2% in early trading, even as the tally of confirmed new coronavirus cases worldwide...
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FILE - People pass the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, July 30, 2020. Wall Street is stalling on Friday, Aug. 7 as a whirlwind of worries about rising U.S-China tensions and whether Congress can deliver more aid for the economy threaten to halt its big run.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 07, 2020 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s big rally let off the accelerator on Friday, despite a better-than-expected report on the U.S. job market, amid worries about worsening U.S.-China tensions and whether Washington can deliver more aid for the economy. The S&P 500 inched up 2.12 points, or 0.1%, to 3...
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