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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo trader John Elliott works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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December 03, 2019 - 11:11 am
By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell sharply in early trading Tuesday after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year and threatened to impose tariffs on French goods. Trump said he has "no deadline" for a deal and...
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November 04, 2019 - 4:43 pm
By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned to a record on Monday, joining other market gauges at all-time highs, as the stock market's rally carried into a fifth week. Oil producers, banks and other stocks that do well when the...
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November 04, 2019 - 2:30 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher Monday as investors extended a rally that puts the major indexes on track for another record-setting day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on pace to beat its record high close set in July. The S&P 500...
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November 01, 2019 - 4:36 pm
By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks powered to records Friday after an encouraging jobs report gave reassurance that the economy is still solid, despite the pain U.S. factories are feeling from President Donald Trump's trade war. The Labor Department's...
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October 31, 2019 - 12:53 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly lower Thursday as investors shifted to a more cautious stance following another record high for the market a day earlier. Banks led the decline as bond yields made a significant move lower. The yield on the 10-year...
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October 30, 2019 - 12:46 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell in midday trading Wednesday as investors held back ahead of an anticipated decision by the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. The central bank has been using its power to cut short-term interest rates as a way to shore up the...
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October 01, 2019 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Schwab is dropping commissions for online trading of U.S. stocks and exchange-traded funds, the latest slash in an industry battle that's drastically cut the cost of investing. Tuesday's announcement sent shares of other brokerages plummeting. TD Ameritrade lost 25.8%, its...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks marched broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday as investors cheered plans for the U.S. and China to meet in October in an attempt to reconcile their longstanding trade dispute. Financial markets were also bolstered by positive economic...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Technology companies drove a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as disappointing economic data and the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China put investors in a selling mood. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 350 points as the...
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September 03, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By BANI SAPRA AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since August 2016, a sign that the trade war with China is weighing down a crucial sector of the economy. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said...
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