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July 05, 2019 - 11:39 am
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers sharply stepped up their hiring in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy's durability after more than a decade of expansion. The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a...
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May 31, 2019 - 3:28 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico, its third-biggest trading partner. The slump all but guarantees the market will end May with its first monthly loss of 2019. The S&P 500...
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May 13, 2019 - 5:02 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Monday as investors sought shelter from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. The selling was widespread and heavy, handing the benchmark S&P 500 index its biggest...
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May 06, 2019 - 4:20 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers Fresh market jitters over the possibility of an escalation in the costly trade war between the U.S. and China pulled stocks broadly lower on Wall Street Monday. The sell-off, which eased toward the end of the day after an initial steep slump,...
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December 27, 2018 - 8:27 am
by David McHugh & Annabelle Liang FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — More wild market swings appeared imminent Thursday, with U.S. stocks heading sharply lower after the largest single-day gain in history for the Dow. Slowing economic growth globally and a partial U.S. government shutdown heading into...
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December 26, 2018 - 5:21 pm
By ALEX VEIGA , AP Business Writer Wall Street notched its best day in 10 years as stocks rallied back Wednesday, giving some post-Christmas hope to a market that has otherwise been battered this December. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 1,000 points — its biggest point-gain ever...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:33 am
By MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — After almost 10 years, Wall Street's rally looks like it's ending. Another day of big losses Friday left the U.S. market with its worst week in more than seven years. All of the major indexes have lost 16 to 26 percent from their highs this summer...
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December 17, 2018 - 4:27 pm
By MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are skidding Monday as another day of big losses takes the market to its lowest level in more than a year. Retailers and technology stocks are sinking, and health insurers and hospitals are falling after a federal judge in Texas ruled...
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December 06, 2018 - 5:11 pm
By ALEX VEIGA , AP Business Writer U.S. stocks clawed most of their way back from a deep slide Thursday that at one point had wiped out the market's gains for the year. An early plunge briefly knocked more than 700 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average as the arrest of a senior Chinese...
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December 04, 2018 - 6:02 pm
By STAN CHOE , AP Business Writer Eds: With BC-Financial Markets. With AP Photos. NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most reliable warning signals for a recession just got a bit brighter. The signal is called the "yield curve," and it shows how the bond market is feeling about the U.S. economy's long-term...
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