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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times index is up nearly one-quarter of one percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is up a fraction of one percent, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is up four-tenths of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is down one […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Loses Ground

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Friday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained close to three-quarters of one percent to finish at 10,138. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 81.35, a gain of one-tenth of a yen from Thursday. Gold is trading at $1,526.25 an ounce.

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Japan’s Nikkei Rises

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Friday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained close to three-quarters of one percent to finish at 10,138. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 81.28 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Thursday. The Taipei market closed at 8,750, […]

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US Stocks Close Higher

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were higher at closing Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose seven-tenths of a percent to 12,719. The S&P 500 was up one percent to close at 1,353 and the Nasdaq composite index climbed 1.4 percent to 2,873. European stock prices closed higher. London’s Financial Times index gained almost nine-tenths of a percent […]

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US Stocks Push Higher at Midday

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The major U.S. stock indexes posted gains in midday trading Thursday after reports from the government and a private payroll company indicated improvements in the country’s job market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up seven-tenths of a percent. The S&P 500 index advanced nine-tenths of a percent. And the NASDAQ gained 1.3 percent. European […]

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US Stocks Bounce Higher at Open

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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The major U.S. stock indexes moved higher in Thursday’s early trading following a government report showing fewer Americans are applying for unemployment insurance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained nearly half a percent. The S&P 500 index advanced three-quarters of a percent. And the NASDAQ rose eight-tenths of a percent. European stock prices were also […]

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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index, the CAC-40 in Paris and the DAX index in Frankfurt are all up about four-tenths of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up five points, indicating a higher opening. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost one-tenth of one percent to […]

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Mild Losses for Japan’s Nikkei Index

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one-tenth of one percent to finish at 10,071. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.94, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,527.28 an ounce.

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Mild Losses for Japan’s Nikkei Index

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one-tenth of one percent to finish at 10,071. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.98 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market closed at 8,773, […]

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US Stocks Close Higher

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes were higher at closing Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose five-tenths of 1 percent to 12,626. The S&P 500 was up one-tenth of 1 percent to 1,339. The Nasdaq Composite index advanced three-tenths of 1 percent to 2,834. European stock markets were lower at the close of trading. London’s Financial […]

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