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US Stocks Rise Strongly

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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News that European leaders made a deal to expand a bailout fund in the region’s debt crisis encouraged investors, and stocks soared around the world Thursday. U.S. stocks made strong gains in early New York trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2 percent, while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ moved up 2.5 percent. […]

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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index is up two and one-half percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is nearly five percent higher, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is up just over four and one-quarter percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up 25 points, […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Loses Ground

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed closed higher Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over two percent to finish at 8,927. The dollar was selling at 75.83 yen, a loss of more than one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,711.13 an ounce.

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Japan’s Nikkei Soars on Eurozone News

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 3:10 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 just over two percent to finish at 8,927. The dollar was selling at 75.89 yen, a loss of just over one-quarter of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market finished at 7,565, a gain of […]

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US Stocks Close Higher

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks made strong gains by the close of Wednesday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.4 percent to finish at 11,869. The S&P 500 gained 1.1 percent to end at 1,242, while the NASDAQ composite index rose half a percent to close at 2,651. Stock markets in Europe were mixed at the close […]

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US Stocks Mixed in Midday Wednesday Trading

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were mixed in midday trading Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced two-tenths of a percent, while the S&P 500 fell one-tenth of a percent. The NASDAQ dropped three-quarters of a percent. European stock markets closed mixed ahead of the Brussels summit of the continent’s leaders and their debate on resolving Europe’s debt […]

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US Stocks Higher in Early Wednesday Trading

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks advanced in Wednesday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.2 percent, while the S&P 500 gained nine-tenths of a percent. The NASDAQ moved up six-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were higher in Wednesday’s afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up seven-tenths of a percent, with the CAC-40 […]

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European Markets Higher at Midday

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were higher in midday trading Wednesday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up a fifth of a percent to 5,535. The CAC-40 in Paris was up nearly a quarter of a percent to 3,182. And the DAX in Frankfurt was up nearly half a percent at 6,073. The S&P futures contract was […]

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Tokyo Stocks Higher, Dollar Lower

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices closed higher Wednesday, and the dollar was lower against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one-tenth of a percent to close at 8,772. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 75.92 yen, down a sixth of a yen from late Tuesday. Gold was trading at $1,714.50.

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Tokyo Market Higher, Dollar Lower

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices closed higher Wednesday, and the dollar was lower against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one-tenth of a percent to close at 8,772. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.01 yen, down a fraction from late Tuesday. The Taipei market gained six-tenths of a percent to close at […]

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