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Tokyo Stocks Down, Dollar Flat

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Monday, while the dollar rose against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped seven-tenths of a percent to close at 9,448. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.38 yen, up slightly from late Friday. Gold was trading at $1,527.59 an ounce.

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Tokyo Stocks Down, Dollar Up

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Monday, while the dollar rose against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped seven-tenths of a percent , to close at 9,448. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.48 yen, up slightly from late Friday. The Taipei market fell 1.41 percent , to close at 8,713.

NYT: US Spearheads Creation of ‘Shadow Internet’ to Aid Dissidents

Posted June 12th, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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A published report says the U.S. government is financing a global effort to establish what is described as a “shadow” Internet system that would help enable dissidents seeking to undermine repressive governments. According to a report published Sunday in The New York Times, the State Department is leading the effort with an allocation of $2 […]

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US Stocks Close Lower, Dow Under 12,000

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were lower at closing Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.4 percent , falling below 12,000 to 11,952. The S&P 500 also fell 1.4 percent to 1,271. The Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 1.5 percent to 2,644. European stock markets were lower at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was […]

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US Stocks Fall

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes fell in Friday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost nearly 1.5 percent, while both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ slid more than 1.5 percent. European stock markets were lower at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was down more than 1.5 percent to end at […]

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US Stocks Fall

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock markets declined in Friday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 lost two-thirds of a percent, while the NASDAQ slid nearly half a percent. European stock markets were lower in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was down three-tenths of a percent. The CAC 40 in Paris lost […]

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European Markets Lower at Midday

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were mostly lower in midday trading Friday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was down slightly , to 5,855. The CAC-40 in Paris was down three-tenths of a percent , to 3,868. And the DAX in Frankfurt was up two-tenths of a percent , at 7,175. The S&P futures contract was down four […]

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Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Down

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Friday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,514. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.07 yen, down three-tenths of a yen from late Thursday. Gold was trading at $1,543.92 an ounce.

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Tokyo Stocks Up, Dollar Down

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended higher Friday, while the dollar slipped against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained half a percent , to close at 9,514. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.08 yen, down three-tenths of a yen from late Thursday. The Taipei market dropped 1.81 percent , to close at 8,838.

US Stocks Close Higher

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Thursday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced six-tenths of a percent to end at 12,124. The S&P 500 rose seven-tenths of a percent to close at 1,289 and the NASDAQ composite index gained a third of a percent to finish at 2,685. European stock markets were higher at […]

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