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People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, March 9, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on relief that President Donald Trump's tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports may not be as harsh as initially feared. News Trump and North Korea's leader will meet also lifted sentiment.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 09, 2018 - 8:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets rose Friday on the back of strong U.S. jobs figures and investors digested President Donald Trump's announcement of new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. South Korea's Kospi was a notable riser, jumping 1.1 percent on news that Trump plans to meet with North...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 08, 2018 - 9:57 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday on relief that President Donald Trump's tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports may not be as harsh as initially feared. News Trump and North Korea's leader will meet also lifted sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.9...
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Currency traders talk near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), center, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Asian stock markets fell Wednesday after the surprise departure of President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, who was the administration’s leading internal opponent of his planned tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 07, 2018 - 5:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets fell Wednesday after the surprise departure of President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, who was the administration's leading internal opponent of his planned tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 was flat at...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 5, 2018. Banks and technology companies are leading U.S. stocks lower in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 05, 2018 - 2:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks shook off morning losses on Monday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index was on pace for its best day in a week. It's the latest turn for a market suddenly prone to quick shifts not only day to day but also hour to hour. The volatility comes as investors question whether a...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, March 5, 2018. Asian shares fell in early trading Monday as investors evaluated the uncertain results of Italian elections and a report on China's economic plans for the year ahead. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 05, 2018 - 7:45 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets recovered their poise Monday after fears of a trade war prompted volatile trading at the end of last week. Italian stocks underperformed their peers in Europe, though, after Sunday's election showed rising support for populist parties but no one grouping able to...
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Traders Gregory Rowe, left, and Michael Milano work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, March 2, 2018. Stocks are opening lower Friday as investors remain concerned that President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will lead to retaliation from other countries. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 02, 2018 - 12:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mixed in midday trading on Friday after paring sharp losses from earlier. It's the latest dizzying swing in a whirlwind week dominated by fears about a possible trade war and a more aggressive Federal Reserve. When U.S. markets opened for trading, the...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Friday, March 2, 2018. Asian shares posted steep declines Friday, adding to global stock market losses after President Donald Trump vowed to impose stiff steel and aluminum tariffs, sparking fears of a trade war. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 02, 2018 - 4:43 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets posted steep declines Friday, adding to global losses after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose stiff steel and aluminum tariffs, sparking fears of a trade war. KEEPING SCORE: European shares sank in early trading. France's CAC 40 lost 1.2 percent to 5,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks sank sharply on Thursday, March 1, 2018, in another dizzying day of trading after President Donald Trump promised stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, which investors feared could lead to retaliation by other countries and higher inflation. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 01, 2018 - 9:34 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares posted steep declines Friday, adding to global stock market losses after President Donald Trump vowed to impose stiff steel and aluminum tariffs, sparking fears of a trade war. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 2.8 percent to 21,109.44 and South Korea's...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 01, 2018 - 2:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to protect vital American industries, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, dramatically raising the possibility of a trade showdown with China and other key trading partners. The announcement roiled...
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FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve, sits in the audience before being called to testify during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jerome Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, investors will be paying close attention to his every word. Financial markets are always on high alert for any hints of policy shifts when the leader of the world...
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