Wall Street

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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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Associated Press
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 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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Associated Press
December 06, 2018 - 10:41 am
by Alex Veiga U.S. stocks tumbled in early trading Thursday following a sell-off in overseas markets, knocking more than 450 points off the Dow Jones Industrials Average. The broad market decline came as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive overshadowed some positive comments on...
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FILE- In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell listens to a question during a news conference in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
November 28, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell cast a bright picture of the U.S. economy Wednesday and appeared to suggest that the Fed might consider a pause in its interest rate hikes next year to assess the impact of its credit tightening...
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October 26, 2018 - 4:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another wave of selling rocked Wall Street, plunging major indexes back into the red for the year. Steep drops in favorites like Amazon pulled the market sharply lower Friday, capping an unusually turbulent week of trading. The slide that began three weeks ago has put the S&P...
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September 04, 2018 - 1:26 pm
By JOSEPH PISANI and MARLEY JAY , AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion, hot on the heels of iPhone maker Apple. Amazon has revolutionized how people shop online and is the world's dominant internet retailer. In two decades...
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July 14, 2018 - 8:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the chief federal ethics officer. But it's not clear whether the sales by...
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