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US Stocks Mixed

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks were mixed in Thursday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose three-tenths of a percent to close at 11,542. The S&P 500 gained half a percent to end at 1,215 while the NASDAQ moved down two-tenths of a percent to reach 2,599. European stock prices were down sharply by the end of Thursday’s […]

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US Stocks Decline

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks declined in Thursday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 dropped six-tenths of a percent while the NASDAQ moved down 1.2 percent. European stock prices were down sharply by the end of Thursday’s trading. London’s Financial Times index slid 1.2 percent to close at 5,385. The CAC-40 in Paris […]

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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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Asian Markets Tumble Across the Board

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian markets closed lower across the board Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost slightly more than one percent to finish at 8,682. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell just over one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 17,983. Share prices were also lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, […]

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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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Asia Records Broad Market Losses

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed lower across the board Thursday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost slightly more than one percent to finish at 8,682. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell just over one and three-quarters percent to finish the day’s trading at 17,983. Share prices were lower in Manila, Shanghai, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, […]

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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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