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US Stocks Decline

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks declined in Thursday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 dropped one-tenth of a percent while the NASDAQ moved down nearly four-tenths of a percent. European stock prices declined in Thursday’s afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times index slid about eight-tenths of a percent, the CAC-40 in Paris was off […]

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Asia, European Stocks Sink; New York Points Higher

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are down in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index and the DAX index in Frankfurt are down almost one-quarter of one percent while the CAC-40 in Paris is down one-fifth of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up more than five points, indicating a higher opening. Tokyo’s […]

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Nikkei Falls Sharply, Dollar Slips

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended sharply lower Thursday Monday, while the dollar lost ground against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost slightly more than one percent to finish at 8,682. The dollar was selling at 77.76 yen in currency trading, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. Gold was trading at $1,628.50 an […]

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Japanese, Taiwan Markets Sag as Dollar Dips

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost slightly more than one percent to finish at 8,682. The dollar was selling at 76.75 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Wednesday. The Taipei market closed at 7,244, losing almost one […]

US Stocks Fall

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks declined Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost two-thirds of a percent to close at 11,505. The S&P 500 fell nearly 1.3 percent to finish at 1,210 while the NASDAQ dropped 2 percent to end at 2,604. In Europe, stocks made gains by the close of trading. London’s Financial Times index advanced seven-tenths […]

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US Stocks Mixed

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were mixed in Wednesday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose a third of a percent, the S&P 500 index is unchanged while the NASDAQ is off half a percent. In Europe, stocks made gains by the close of trading. London’s Financial Times index advanced seven-tenths of a percent to finish at […]

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US Stocks Mixed in Early Wednesday Trading

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were mixed in early trading Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up two-tenths of one percent, while the NASDAQ composite index is off seven-tenths of a percent. The S&P 500 index is virtually unchanged from Tuesday’s close. In Europe, stocks are up in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times index is up one-half […]

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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Wednesday. London’s Financial Times index is 1.3 percent higher. The CAC-40 in Paris is up 1.2 percent, and the DAX index in Frankfurt is up 1.4 percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is up one point, indicating a higher opening. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Rebounds

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,773. The dollar was selling at 76.76 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market closed at 7,353, losing a […]

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US Stocks Make Strong Gains Tuesday

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks made strong gains in Tuesday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.6 percent to close at 11,577. The S&P 500 advanced 2 percent to end at 1,225 while the NASDAQ jumped 1.6 percent to hit 2,657. European stock prices were mixed at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times index lost a […]

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