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Japan’s Nikkei Rebounds

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish at 8,522. The dollar was selling at 76.70, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,648.88 an ounce.

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Japan’s Nikkei Rebounds

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly one and three-quarters percent to finish at 8,522. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.75 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market finished at 7,132, […]

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US Stocks Make Gains

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks advanced strongly Wednesday after some positive reports on the U.S. economy encouraged investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.2 percent to end at 10,940. The S&P 500 gained 1.8 percent to end at 1,144, and the NASDAQ jumped 2.3 percent to close at 2,461. European stocks closed sharply higher. London’s Financial Times […]

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US Stocks Make Gains

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks advanced strongly Wednesday after some positive reports on the U.S. economy encouraged investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.2 percent to end at 10,940. The S&P 500 gained 1.8 percent to end at 1,144, and the NASDAQ jumped 2.3 percent to close at 2,461. European stocks closed sharply higher. London’s Financial Times […]

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US, European Stocks Advance in Wednesday Trading

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Stocks advanced in the United States and Europe on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up seven-tenths of 1 percent in afternoon trading. The S&P 500 is ahead nine-tenths of a percent, while the NASDAQ is up 1.5 percent. European stocks closed sharply higher. London’s Financial Times index ended up 3.2 percent , to […]

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US, European Stocks Advance in Wednesday Trading

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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Stocks advanced in the United States and Europe on Wednesday. In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up one-half of one percent in early day trading. The S & P 500 is ahead seven-tenths of a percent, while the NASDAQ is up 1.1 percent. European stock prices are sharply higher in afternoon trading. […]

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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Wednesday. London’s Financial Times index is up more than two and one-quarter percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is three and one-quarter percent higher, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is up nearly three and three-quarters percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Slump Continues

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly one percent to finish at 8,383. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.70 yen, a loss of just over one-tenth of a yen from Tuesday. Gold is trading at $1,604.88 an ounce.

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Japan’s Nikkei Slump Continues

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly one percent to finish at 8,383. The dollar was selling at 76.69 yen, a loss of just over one-tenth of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market closed at 6,989, a loss of nearly one […]

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US Stocks Stage Late-day Rally

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks rose strongly at the end of Tuesday’s trading as investors speculated that European Union officials may work out ways to help that region’s banks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.4 percent (153 points) to close at 10,809. The S&P 500 jumped 2.3 percent (25 points) to end at 1,124 and the NASDAQ […]

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