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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 27, 2018 - 5:01 pm
A steep, late-afternoon sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday, knocking 344 points off the Dow Jones industrial average. The market slide erased modest gains from earlier in the day and much of a powerful rally from the day before. Banks also weighed on the...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 26, 2018. U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading Monday as the market made up some of its huge losses from last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 26, 2018 - 9:09 pm
News that the U.S. and China are open to negotiating to avert a trade war put investors in a buying mood Monday, giving the market its best day in more than two years and erasing about half of its huge losses last week. Technology companies accounted for much of the broad rally, which powered the...
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China's Central Bank Governor Yi Gang speaks at the China Development Forum at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Sunday, March 25, 2018. Yi outlined sweeping plans Sunday to rein in rising debt and financial risk, but expressed confidence that Beijing can prevent potential dangers. (AP Photo/Emily Wang)
March 25, 2018 - 11:19 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell for a third day Monday amid mounting fears about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.2 percent to 3,115.18 points and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.8 percent to 20,445.03. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.2 percent to 30,245.27...
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Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, March 23, 2018. Fears of a trade war roiled financial markets and sent the dollar wobbling Friday after Beijing retaliated against the Trump administration's tariff hikes by threatening import duties on U.S. goods. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
March 23, 2018 - 8:32 am
LONDON (AP) — Fears of a trade war are roiling financial markets Friday, with stocks under pressure around the world and the dollar in retreat. A day after the Trump administration imposed tariff hikes on Chinese goods, Beijing has threatened import duties on U.S. goods including pork, apples and...
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A television screen on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Stocks plunged, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 700 points, as investors feared that trade tensions will spike between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 22, 2018 - 10:09 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets slumped Friday after Beijing responded to the Trump administration's tariff hikes by saying it may slap higher import duties on a range of U.S. goods, ratcheting up fears of a trade war. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index plunged 3.8 percent to 20...
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Specialist Jason Hardzewicz works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Stocks are falling sharply and bond prices are climbing after the Trump administration moved to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 22, 2018 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Stocks are plunging, sending the Dow Jones industrials down 700 points, as investors fear that trade tensions will spike between the U.S. and China. The Trump administration announced trade sanctions...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 16, 2018. Asian stocks were lower on Friday as caution prevailed while investors waited for more details on the U.S. plans to slap tariffs on Chinese imports and the latest developments on authorities’ investigation into Russia’s election interference. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 16, 2018 - 7:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Friday amid caution about U.S. plans to raise tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum and uncertainty over White House politics. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.2 percent to 7,152 and France's CAC 40 edged up 0.2 percent to 5,277...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Asian shares were mixed Thursday as investors assessed President Donald Trump's pick for his new economic adviser amid lingering worries over a possible global trade war. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 15, 2018 - 5:33 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Stocks are higher in Europe after a mixed day in Asia as investors assessed President Donald Trump's pick for his new economic adviser. Trading was in a narrow range with scant fresh leads. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France's CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to...
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FILE - This Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, file photo shows a sign for a Wall Street subway station in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 13, 2018 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are moving higher Tuesday morning after the Labor Department said inflation remained in check last month. Technology and health care companies are leading the way. Qualcomm is skidding after President Donald Trump blocked a bid for the chipmaker by Singapore-based rival...
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People walk past at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday following a lackluster day on Wall Street. Investors are keeping a close eye on tensions over trade following President Donald Trump's announcement of hikes on steel and aluminum tariffs. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 13, 2018 - 8:05 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday, with Wall Street set for a cautious open, as investors gauge how far countries could go in setting up barriers to trade. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 was down 0.2 percent to 7,201 while the CAC 40 of France added 0.3 percent to 5,293...
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