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US Stocks Mixed in Midday Trading Tuesday

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Prices on major U.S. stock indexes were mixed in midday trading Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down slightly from Monday’s close, while the S&P 500 index is up a tenth of a percentage point. The NASDAQ composite index is ahead six-tenths of one percent. European stocks closed mixed. The Financial Times index in […]

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US Stocks Open Lower

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Prices on major U.S. stock indexes dropped in early trading Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index were each about three-tenths of a percent lower, and the NASDAQ composite index fell one-tenth of a percent. European stock prices were lower in midday trading, with the main Financial Times index in London and […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are lower in midday trading Tuesday. London’s Financial Times, the CAC-40 in Paris and the DAX index in Frankfurt are all down around three-quarters of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is down more than five points, indicating a lower opening. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Index Enjoys Upswing

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774. The dollar was selling at 76.66 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Monday. Gold is trading at $1,662.56 an ounce.

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Japan’s Nikkei Index Enjoys Upswing

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is slightly higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774. The dollar was selling at 76.70 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market ended the day’s trading at 7,399, an increase […]

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US Stocks Advance Sharply in Monday Trading

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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(adds US closing)) U.S. and European stock indexes advanced sharply in Monday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up nearly 3 percent to close at 11,433. The broader S&P 500 index was up almost 3.5 percent at 1,195, and the NASDAQ was up 3.5 percent to end at 2,566. European stock markets closed higher. […]

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US Stocks Advance in Early Monday Trading

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. and European stock indexes advanced sharply in Monday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 2.5 percent, while the S&P 500 index is ahead 2.9 percent. The NASDAQ is up more than 3 percent. European stock markets closed higher. London’s Financial Times 100 index ended up 1.8 percent to finish at 5,399. The […]

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US Stocks Advance in Early Monday Trading

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes moved up in early trading Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 index and the NASDAQ are all ahead by more than 2 percent. European stock markets also advanced in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index and the CAC-40 in Paris are both ahead by more than 1.2 percent. […]

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European Markets Higher at Midday

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were higher in midday trading Monday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up nearly one percent , to 5,354. The CAC-40 in Paris rose 1.05 percent , to 3,128. And the DAX in Frankfurt gained half a percent , at 5,702. The S&P futures contract was up 16 points, indicating a higher […]

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Tokyo Markets Closed, Dollar Down

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Tokyo markets were closed Monday for a national holiday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. The dollar was selling at 76.59 yen in currency trading, down one-tenth of a yen from late Friday. Gold was trading at $1,662.15 an ounce.

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