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US Stocks Fall

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes declined in Thursday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost four-tenths of a percent, the S&P 500 moved down three-tenths, while the NASDAQ slid one-tenth of a percent. European stock markets were lower at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index lost 1.4 percent to end at 5,848. […]

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US Stocks Rise

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock market indexes rose in Thursday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 moved up one-tenth of a percent while the NASDAQ gained two-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were lower in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index lost eight-tenths of a percent, the CAC 40 in Paris […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are lower in midday trading Thursday. London’s Financial Times index is down seven-tenths of a percent . The CAC-40 in Paris is down 1.1 percent , and the DAX index in Frankfurt is down one percent . In New York, the S&P futures contract is up three points, indicating a higher opening. […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Plunges

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is slightly lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped nearly one and three-quarter percent to finish at 9,555. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.90, a loss of one-fifth of a yen from Wednesday. Gold is trading at $1,540.89 an ounce.

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Japan’s Nikkei Plunges

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Thursday, while the U.S. dollar is virtually unchanged against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped nearly one and three-quarter percent to finish at 9,555. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.93 yen. The Taipei market closed at 8,991, a loss of more than three-quarters of one percent .

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Economic Worries Pummel US Stocks

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Weak economic data is sparking new concerns the U.S. economic recovery is stalling, sending the major stock indexes sharply lower Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2.2 percent to close at 12,290. The S&P 500 index plunged 2.3 percent to end at 1,315. And the NASDAQ dropped 2.3 percent to finish at 2,769. European […]

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Economic Concerns Send US Stocks Sliding

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Concerns about job creation and a slowing U.S. economic recovery pushed the major stock indexes lower in Wednesday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid almost 1.5 percent. The S&P 500 index fell 1.4 percent. And the NASDAQ dropped almost 1.3 percent. European stock prices also fell, closing lower. London’s Financial Times index dipped […]

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US Stocks Slip at Open

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Major U.S. stock market indexes slid lower in early trading Wednesday, following reports the job market created fewer jobs last month than many economists had forecast. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index each fell three-tenths of a percent. The NASDAQ dropped almost two-tenths of a percent. European stock prices were lower […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are lower in midday trading Wednesday. London’s Financial Times index is down more than one-quarter of one percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is down nearly one-quarter of one percent, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is down more than one-quarter of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract […]

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Japan’s Nikkei Loses Ground

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 9,720. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 81.39, a loss of just over one-tenth of a yen from Tuesday. Gold is trading at $1,531.15 an […]

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