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US Stock Prices Fall

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock markets were sharply lower at the close of trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost nearly 2.2 percent to end at 10,913. The S&P 500 is off 2.5 percent to finish at 1,131. The NASDAQ slid 2.6 percent to hit 2,415. European stock markets closed sharply lower. London’s Financial Times 100 index ended […]

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US, European Markets Fall in Friday Trading

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. and European stock indexes are lower in afternoon trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down seven-tenths of one percent, while the S&P 500 is off one percent. The NASDAQ is down 1.1 percent. European stock markets closed sharply lower. London’s Financial Times 100 index ended down 1.3 percent to finish at 5,128. The […]

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US, European Markets Fall in Friday Trading

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. and European stock indexes dropped sharply Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than one percent in early trading, while the S&P 500 is off 1.5 percent. The NASDAQ is down 1.6 percent. European stock markets were sharply lower in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index is down 1.8 percent. The […]

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European Markets Lower at Midday

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were sharply lower in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was down 1.80 percent , to 5,103. The CAC-40 in Paris fell 2.22 percent , to 2,960. And the DAX in Frankfurt dropped 3.10 percent , at 5,465. The S&P futures contract was down 15 points, indicating a lower opening […]

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Tokyo Stocks Steady, Dollar Up

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices were steady Friday, while the dollar inched up against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index was unchanged , to close at 8,700. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.88 yen, up slightly from late Thursday. Gold was trading at $1,632.82 an ounce.

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Stocks Higher, Dollar Stronger

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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After a day of sharp swings U.S. stock indexes closed higher Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average ended with a gain of 143 points, 1.3 percent, to close at 11,154. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 9.34 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,160. The Nasdaq composite index lost 10.82 points, or 0.4 percent, to […]

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US Stocks Advance in Midday Trading Thursday

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 12:36 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks moved higher Thursday after a U.S. report showed that its economy expanded more than first estimated in the second quarter this year and jobless benefit claims declined last week. In midday trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average of 30 key stocks is up 1.6 percent, while the broader S&P 500 index is ahead […]

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US, European Stocks Advance on Thursday

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 10:21 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. and European stocks moved higher Thursday after a U.S. report showed that its economy expanded more than first estimated in the second quarter this year and jobless benefit claims declined last week. In early trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average of 30 key stocks is up 2.1 percent, while the broader S&P 500 index […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 7:56 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are lower in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index is down nearly three-quarters of one percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is a lower by a fraction of a percent, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is down just over one-quarter of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Index Closes in Positive Territory

Posted September 29th, 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 rose one percent to finish at 8,701. The dollar was selling at 76.49 yen, a loss of one-tenth of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,627.10 an ounce.

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