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FILE- In this April 26, 2017, file photo, a barber works in Bloomfield, Ind. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of non-manufacturing activity for May on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (Chris Howell/The Herald-Times via AP, File)
June 05, 2018 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. services firms expanded at a stronger pace in May compared to the prior month, as companies saw gains in business activity, new orders and employment. The Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday that its services index rose to 58.6, from 56.8 in April. Any reading above...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, June 1, 2018. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. stocks slid amid mounting trade tensions. U.S. benchmarks fell after the Trump administration said it is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 01, 2018 - 8:50 am
Stock markets turned higher on Friday after some losses in Asia as investors digested strong jobs data in the U.S., the risk of mounting trade tensions and an easing in Italy's political uncertainty. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gained 1.3 percent to 12,761 and the CAC 40 in France jumped 1.5...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, June 1, 2018. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. stocks slid amid mounting trade tensions. U.S. benchmarks fell after the Trump administration said it is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 31, 2018 - 11:38 pm
Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. stocks slid amid mounting trade tensions. U.S. benchmarks fell after the Trump administration said it is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index added 0.4 percent...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, May 31, 2018. Asian shares are gaining after U.S. stocks recovered most of their sharp losses from a day earlier as jitters over Italy’s political turmoil subsided. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 31, 2018 - 5:28 am
Global shares rose Thursday on the back of promising Chinese data and fresh signs that Italy may avoid imminent elections after all. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 climbed 0.4 percent to 5,446.54 while the FTSE 100 index gained 0.2 percent to 7,708.06. The DAX in Germany dropped 0.2...
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Baseball players from Santa Fe High School and Kingwood Park High School come together around the pitching mound to say a prayer before their game in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, May 19, 2018. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, killing at least 10 people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 19, 2018 - 8:18 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A Santa Fe high school baseball team member who suffered a head wound in the shooting attended the school's playoff game Saturday. Team member Rome Shubert was dressed in a team jersey but in...
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FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, specialist Anthony Rinaldi is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 15, 2018 - 12:09 pm
U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in midday trading Tuesday, led by declines in technology, health care and consumer-focused companies. The slide put the Dow Jones industrial average on track to end an eight-day winning streak. Banks rose as bond prices fell, sending yields to their highest level in...
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This photo provided early Thursday, May 10, 2018, by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows missiles rise into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense position and other military bases, in Damascus, Syria. The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked "dozens" of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 3:03 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli forces unleashed a heavy bombardment against Iranian military installations in Syria on Thursday in what Israel called retaliation for an Iranian rocket barrage on its positions in the occupied Golan Heights, the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, poses for a photo with Renova CEO businessman Viktor Vekselberg during an awarding ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia. Outside the rarified sphere of the super-rich, tycoon Viktor Vekselberg is mostly known in Russia for spending more than $100 million to bring cultural artifacts back to their homeland, including an array of Faberge eggs glittering with gold and jewels. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 09, 2018 - 11:21 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Outside the rarified sphere of the super-rich, tycoon Viktor Vekselberg is mostly known in Russia for spending more than $100 million to bring cultural artifacts back to his homeland, including an array of Faberge eggs glittering with gold and jewels. By Vekselberg's standards, the...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Shares are mixed in Asia after a topsy-turvy May Day session on Wall Street, where most benchmarks recovered from early losses as Apple led a rally in technology companies. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 02, 2018 - 5:16 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were higher in Europe on Wednesday after a day of losses in most Asian markets. Investors are looking ahead to Federal Reserve meeting and to China-U.S. trade talks later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX added 1.2 percent to 12,756.54 and the CAC 40 of France gained 0...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Shares are mixed in Asia after a topsy-turvy May Day session on Wall Street, where most benchmarks recovered from early losses as Apple led a rally in technology companies. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 02, 2018 - 12:55 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are mixed in Asia after a topsy-turvy May Day session on Wall Street, where most benchmarks recovered from early losses as Apple led a rally in technology companies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.3 percent to 22,444.09 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0...
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