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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Shares have fallen in Asia after China rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. Shares fell in Hong Kong, India and Australia, while markets in Japan, South Korea and elsewhere were closed Monday for national holidays. The slow start to the week followed a mixed close Friday on Wall Street, where an afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark index on track to eke out its own record high for much of the day.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 24, 2018 - 1:19 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares have fallen in Asia after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. The slow start to the week followed a mixed close Friday on Wall Street, where an afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500...
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FILE- In this Sept. 14, 2018, file photo specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader Gregory Rowe work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 21. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Major U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher in afternoon trading Friday, on track to extend gains from a day earlier when the market climbed to all-time highs. Gains in health care and industrial companies outweighed losses in banks and technology stocks. Energy companies rose along with the price...
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FILE- In this July 19, 2018, file photo Brendan Kennedy, third from right in front, CEO and founder of British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., a major Canadian marijuana grower, leads cheers as confetti falls to celebrate his company's IPO (TLRY) at Nasdaq in New York. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
September 21, 2018 - 2:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the ending will be a buzzkill. Billions of...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. A wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 20, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high, beating the mark it set in January. The S&P 500, a benchmark for many index funds, also beat the all-time high it set last month. Big technology...
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In this June 15, 2018 photo, cash is fanned out from a wallet in North Andover, Mass. On Thursday, Aug. 20, the Federal Reserve reports on household wealth for the April-June quarter. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 20, 2018 - 1:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent. The value of Americans' stock and mutual fund portfolios rose...
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FILE- In this Sept. 14, 2018, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 20. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 20, 2018 - 12:13 pm
A wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January. The S&P 500, the benchmark for many index funds, was also above the peak it reached last month. A weaker dollar and a mix of mostly...
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An investor sits in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
September 20, 2018 - 8:38 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — European markets climbed Thursday following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute. The price of oil dropped after U.S. President Donald Trump warned OPEC to ensure production increases, as they...
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FILE- In this Aug. 31, 2018, file photo trader Thomas Ferrigno, left, works with specialists Dilip Patel, center, and Karan Virdi on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 19, 2018 - 12:22 pm
Major U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher in midday trading Wednesday as gains in financial companies outweighed losses elsewhere in the market. Bond yields climbed to the highest level in four months, sending bank shares higher and weighing on utilities and other high-dividend payers. Energy...
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In this Sept. 11, 2018, photo, people use smartphones in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 19, 2018 - 2:48 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.1 percent to finish at 23,672.52. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.5 percent at 6,190.00. South Korea's Kospi...
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Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, center, arrive in a horse-drawn carriage at the Knight's Hall in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, for a ceremony marking the opening of the parliamentary year with a speech by King Willem-Alexander outlining the government's budget plans for the year ahead. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
September 18, 2018 - 8:21 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government says the country's economy will grow by 2.6 percent next year and unemployment will fall to a record low of 3.5 percent. The projected sixth year of growth reflects an economy that has recovered strongly from the global financial crisis a decade...
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