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Stocks say ‘nevermind’; reverse recent losses as banks jump

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U.S. stocks are climbing Friday and regaining the previous day’s losses. Banks are recovering from a sharp drop as Deutsche Bank tries to reassure investors about its financial health. Strong earnings from Costco are giving consumer stocks a lift and energy companies are also trading higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 200 points, or 1.1 percent, to ...

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Stock indexes edge higher in early trading

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U.S. stock markets are slightly higher in a quiet start to Wednesday trading as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Phone and utility companies are slipping. Beer makers AB InBev and Molson Coors are rising after SABMiller’s shareholders approved the $103 billion deal that will combine InBev with SABMiller, forming the world’s largest brewe. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow ...

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Banks tumble with interest rates, leading a US stock slide

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U.S. stocks are slumping Monday and banks are taking the biggest losses. Shares of Deutsche Bank hit an all-time low and interest rates are moving lower. Pfizer is pulling drugmakers down after it announced it won’t break up into two companies. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 153 points, or 0.8 percent, to 18,107 as of 3:15 p.m. ...

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World stocks lower as investors assess outlook, take profits

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Stock markets around the world fell modestly Friday as investors booked some of the profits made this week. The main factors behind this week’s broad-based ascent were relief that the U.S. Federal Reserve didn’t raise interest rates and a modest easing in policy from the Bank of Japan. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares ...

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US stocks rise with oil prices ahead of Fed statement

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U.S. stocks are higher Wednesday as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Metals prices are also rising as the dollar gets a bit weaker. Investors are waiting for the Federal Reserve to conclude a policy meeting. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 50 points, or 0.3 percent, to 18,180 as of noon Eastern time. The Standard ...

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Global stocks rally ahead of Fed and Bank of Japan meetings

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Global stock markets started the new trading week strongly Monday as investors appeared to put last week’s jitters behind them as they awaited the outcome of the latest policy meetings of the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan later this week. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was up 1.5 percent at 6,807 ...

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US, European shares slide, led by plunge in Deutsche Bank

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U.S. and European stocks were moderately lower in early trading Friday after Deutsche Bank said it wouldn’t settle with the Department of Justice over its role in the 2008 financial crisis. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 18,129 as of 10:10 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 10 points, ...

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Stocks tick higher in quiet start after days of big moves

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U.S. stocks are slightly higher in Wednesday morning as utility companies climb. Energy companies are trading lower as the price of oil continues to slip. Stocks are at their lowest levels in two months after large losses in two of the last three days. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 31 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,097 as ...

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Stocks tumble as weaker forecast sends oil prices lower

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U.S. stocks are skidding Tuesday after the International Energy Agency said it expects slower growth in demand for oil this year. That’s pushing the price of oil down and sending energy companies lower. Banks and phone companies are also falling. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 243 points, or 1.3 percent, to 18,149 as of noon Eastern ...

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US stock indexes slide in morning trading; oil falls

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U.S. stocks fell broadly in early trading Friday, pulled down by sharp declines in utilities and consumer-focused companies. Energy stocks also fell as the price of crude oil turned lower following a rally the day before. News that North Korea had conducted a nuclear test also weighed on the market. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 148 points, ...

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