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Jeff Katz
February 25, 2020 - 1:12 pm
The Dow Jones dropped more than 1,000 points as coronavirus concerns affect the markets. Read more below!
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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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September 20, 2019 - 11:37 am
By DAMIAN J. TROISE, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading on Friday as most sectors of the market posted small gains. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% to 3,014 and is within 12 points of all-time high. The index is headed for a fourth straight weekly gain, even...
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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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August 21, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer U.S. stocks marched broadly higher in midday trading Wednesday as investors welcomed a batch of strong earnings reports from several big retailers. Target and Lowe's surged, leading a rally in retail stocks, as the market bounced back from its first loss in four...
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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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Jeff Katz
June 28, 2019 - 2:43 pm
Joe Biden, like other Democrats at the debate Thursday night, promised he would raise taxes if he is elected in 2020. Biden, considered the Democratic frontrunner for 2020, was asked about prior remarks he made praising Wall Street’s positive influences. Video of I would eliminate Donald Trump...
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January 04, 2019 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street roared back, wiping out all of the market's losses from the previous day, as a barrage of positive news eased concerns about the global economy and interest rates. Major indexes closed up more than 3 percent Friday. Traders were encouraged by news that employers ramped...
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January 02, 2019 - 4:44 pm
By MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in...
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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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