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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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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,773. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose just over one and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,309. Share prices were higher in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Sydney and Wellington, […]

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Asian Stocks Mostly Higher

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one-quarter of one percent to finish at 8,773. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose just over one and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,309. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney and Wellington, but lower in Taipei. In […]

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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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US Stocks Mixed in Tuesday’s Midday Trading

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were mixed in Tuesday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained seven-tenths of a percent, the S&P 500 advanced one percent, while the NASDAQ fell seven-tenths of a percent. European stock prices were mixed at the close of trading. London’s Financial Times index lost half a percent to close at 5,410. The […]

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US Stocks Mixed in Early Tuesday Trading

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were narrowly mixed in Tuesday morning trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the NASDAQ composite index are both down a tenth of one percent, while the S&P 500 is up a tenth of a percent. European stock prices were lower in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times index is off nine-tenths of a […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are lower in midday trading Tuesday. London’s Financial Times index is down one and one-quarter percent lower. The CAC-40 in Paris is down nearly two percent, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is down over one-half of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is down four points, […]

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Asia Markets Close Lower

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed lower Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost just over one and one-half percent to finish at 8,742. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged nearly four and one-quarter percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,076. Share prices were also lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, […]

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