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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday as investors analyzed the Fed's latest decision and turned their focus to upcoming talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in Beijing aimed at resolving simmering trade tensions. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 03, 2018 - 4:55 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed on Thursday as investors analyzed the Fed's decision to keep interest rates unchanged and kept an eye out for developments from China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: European shares slipped in early trading. France's CAC 40 lost 0.3...
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Trader Greg Mulligan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Stocks are opening moderately lower as Wall Street reacts to another big round of company earnings. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 02, 2018 - 10:42 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday as investors analyzed the Fed's decision to stand pat on interest rates. The focus was turning to talks beginning Thursday between U.S. and Chinese officials in Beijing aimed at resolving festering trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: Hong...
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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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In this March 26, 2018 photo, people are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo. Tokyo stocks were marginally higher Tuesday, May 1, 2018, while most other major Asian markets were closed for public holidays. The White House’s announcement that it would postpone a decision on imposing hefty tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum products from some countries helped boost investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 01, 2018 - 7:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Stocks were higher in Britain and Japan on Tuesday while most other major markets were closed for public holidays. The White House's postponement of a decision on imposing hefty tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum products from some countries helped boost...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, people walk by the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 30, 2018 - 2:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were lower in mid-afternoon trading on Monday after an early burst of buying faded away. The S&P 500 jumped at the open of trading following a series of buyout deals and strong earnings reports. But the index sagged as noon approached, weighed down by losses...
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April 30, 2018 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher following a spate of buyout announcements and strong earnings reports. McDonald's jumped 3.7 percent to one of the biggest gains in the S&P 500 after it reported healthier...
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In this March 26, 2018 photo, people wait to cross a street in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo. Shares were higher in Hong Kong and South Korea on Monday, April 30, 2018, following the release of reassuring manufacturing data for China, though many Asian markets are closed for holidays. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
April 30, 2018 - 12:04 am
Shares were higher in Hong Kong, Australia and South Korea on Monday following the release of reassuring manufacturing data for China, though a number of Asian markets are closed for holidays. A monthly purchasing managers survey showed factory activity ticked lower but overall has held steady...
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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
April 27, 2018 - 10:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Online retailer Amazon is surging to new highs Friday following a strong first quarter and tech giants Microsoft and Intel are also climbing, but U.S. stocks are just modestly higher overall. Weak results from Exxon Mobil are weighing on energy companies. Asian stocks climbed...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 26, 2018 - 11:52 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after reports of strong U.S. earnings, as investors watched the inter-Korean summit. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index sank 0.7 percent to 3,052.32, but Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 22,441.28. Hong Kong's...
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