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Investors chat near an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Chinese stocks rose Friday on signs of possible progress in negotiations over Beijing's tariff war with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 18, 2019 - 3:42 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rose Friday after investors saw signs of possible progress toward a resolution of the U.S.-Chinese tariff war. Shares in China posted solid gains. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 gained 0.7 percent to 6,882.48 and Germany's DAX advanced 0.3 percent to...
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nullFILE- In this Jan. 11, 2019, file photo, trader Joseph Lawler, left, and specialist Mark Otto work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 17. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 18, 2019 - 12:15 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks rose Friday on signs of possible progress in negotiations over Beijing's tariff war with Washington. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.8 percent to 2,579.76 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1 percent to 27,013.20. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added 1.2...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Asian markets bounced back from slight early losses on Tuesday after senior economic officials said Beijing will cut taxes and keep monetary policy flexible to help weather China’s slowdown. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 15, 2019 - 7:33 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stock markets mostly rose Tuesday as after Chinese officials set out plans to support the world's second-biggest economy through a slowdown. Investors were also looking at corporate earnings as well as a vote later by the British parliament on a Brexit deal that has drawn...
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FILE - In this Nov.12, 2018 file photo, Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Energy and Oil Minister, speaks at the Abu Dhabi International Exhibition & Conference, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Al-Falih said Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi that he's not happy with the "range of volatility" seen over the past two to three years. Cautious not to set a price target or range for oil, he explained there are consequences when energy prices dip too low or rise too high. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 13, 2019 - 6:27 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Sunday that major oil producers need to do better to narrow swings in prices that dip below $60 a barrel and rise above $86. "I think what we need to do is narrow the range ... of volatility," Khalid al-Falih said. "We need...
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Trader Andrew Silverman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and technology companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 11, 2019 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks slipped Friday as falling oil prices dragged down energy companies, but the S&P 500 remained on track to close out its third straight winning week following a brutal stretch in December. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was down 7 points, or 0.3 percent, at 2,589, as of 3 p...
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Visitor watch a stock trading board at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Asian markets were mostly higher on Friday as investors cheered a more reactive Federal Reserve and U.S.-China trade talks. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
January 11, 2019 - 5:46 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets were mixed Friday as investors cheered the Federal Reserve's more restrained stance and opted to view this week's U.S.-China trade talks in a positive light. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX slipped 0.1 percent to 10,908.54 and the CAC 40 in France also edged...
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Visitor watch a stock trading board at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Asian markets were mostly higher on Friday as investors cheered a more reactive Federal Reserve and U.S.-China trade talks. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
January 10, 2019 - 11:23 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Friday as investors cheered a more restrained Federal Reserve and U.S.-China trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index advanced 0.7 percent to 20,306.16 and South Korea's Kospi was 0.4 percent higher at 2,071.18. Hong Kong's Hang Seng...
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Specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader Ryan Falvey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Stocks are slumping in early trading on Wall Street led by steep drops in Macy's and other retailers after several of the companies reported weak holiday sales. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 10, 2019 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A day of back-and-forth trading Thursday ended with the fifth gain in a row for U.S. stocks. Industrial companies like Boeing and General Electric rose while retailers fell as Macy's suffered its biggest loss of all time. Stocks struggled in the early going and the Dow Jones...
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A currency trader shouts at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Asian markets were mostly lower Thursday as U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of talks in Beijing without significant breakthroughs. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 10, 2019 - 1:00 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Thursday after U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of trade talks in Beijing without significant breakthroughs. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index, which closed up 1.1 percent on Wednesday, retreated 1.3 percent to 20,157.72. The Kospi in...
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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, putting the market on track for a fourth gain in a row. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 09, 2019 - 11:18 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Thursday as U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of talks in Beijing without significant breakthroughs. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index, which closed up 1.1 percent on Wednesday, retreated 1.4 percent to 20,141.93. The Kospi in...
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