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People look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday as investors waited to find out U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Federal Reserve.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 30, 2017 - 10:38 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares meandered Tuesday in Asia after markets retreated from their record highs overnight and China reported weak manufacturing data. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.4 percent to 21,933.52 as the yen gained against the U.S. dollar, hurting exporters' shares. Hong Kong's...
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A man looks back as he monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday as investors waited to find out who U.S. President Donald Trump will pick to head the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 30, 2017 - 6:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Monday as investors waited to learn U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to head the Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 lost 0.3 percent while France's CAC 40 edged up 2 points to 5,495.26 and Germany's DAX gained 8...
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A man takes a picture of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Shares in Asia posted strong gains early Friday, tracking the upbeat session overnight on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 0.9 percent to 21,945.20 as the U.S. dollar strengthened against the yen, boosting exporters’ shares. Investors are watching for U.S. GDP data. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 27, 2017 - 4:25 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher on Friday after Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.2 percent as the U.S. dollar strengthened against the yen. Chinese markets were lifted by a report of higher corporate profits. Looking ahead, investors are watching for U.S. GDP data. KEEPING SCORE:...
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The symbol for Time Warner appears on a board above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Time Warner Inc. reported financial results for its third quarter that ended Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 26, 2017 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Thursday as technology companies and banks advance. European stocks are climbing after the European Central Bank said it will begin gradually reducing the bond purchases it's been making to strengthen the regional economy. The market is regaining a chunk of...
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Brazil's President Michel Temer flashes two thumbs up as he leaves the Military Hospital, where he was hospitalized with an urinary obstruction, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Temer survived a key vote Wednesday night on whether he should be tried on corruption charges, mustering support in Brazil's lower house of Congress despite abysmal approval ratings and widespread rejection among his countrymen. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
October 26, 2017 - 1:10 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Overcoming an effort to try him on corruption charges, Brazilian President Michel Temer tried Thursday to move past the scandals that have dogged him, but it was unclear if he has the support to push his market-friendly reform agenda. A congressional vote late Wednesday temporarily...
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The lights in the offices of the European Central Bank shine in Frankfurt, Germany, early Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. The governing council of the ECB will meet on Thursday.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
October 26, 2017 - 10:07 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank will ease the pace of its bond-buying stimulus program — carefully dialing back a measure that has helped the eurozone recover from a debt crisis that threatened to break up the currency union. The ECB said Thursday it would reduce its bond...
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A woman walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Thursday, Oct 26, 2017. Asian shares were drifting Thursday as Wall Street's retreat from recent record highs and a widely awaited European Central Bank meeting gave investors reason to pause. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
October 26, 2017 - 5:14 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were drifting Thursday as uneven earnings reports and a widely awaited European Central Bank meeting gave investors reason to pause. KEEPING SCORE: European shares climbed in early trading. France's CAC 40 rose 0.2 percent to 5,383.98 and Germany's DAX edged up...
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The General Electric logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. General Electric suffered its worst one-day loss in six years Monday following downgrades from analysts. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 24, 2017 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday as construction equipment maker Caterpillar and Post-it note maker 3M lead a rally in industrial companies, while banks are climbing along with interest rates. Technology companies are also advancing. Steep losses for drugmakers Biogen and Eli Lilly...
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In this Oct. 11, 2017 photo, dealers work in the dealing room at a security firm in Tokyo. Global stock markets rose Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 after Wall Street slid as investors looked for new drivers for trading activity. (Kyodo News via AP)
October 24, 2017 - 8:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday on upbeat corporate earnings and economic data globally. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 extended a post-World War II record by logging its 16th straight trading session of gains. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 13,044 and France's CAC-...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 23, 2017 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Industrial and technology companies and retailers all stumbled Monday as U.S. stocks began the week with losses. General Electric suffered its worst one-day loss in six years following downgrades from analysts. After a mixed start, stocks turned lower in afternoon trading. GE's...
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