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Markets Right Now: Stocks close flat

Stocks are ending nearly flat on Wall Street as the market continues the small moves it’s made in the last few weeks. The Dow Jones industrial average dipped 3 points to 18,352. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was nearly unchanged at 2,164. The Nasdaq composite rose 7 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,166. Container makers were some of the ...

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US stocks start lower as consumer companies slide

U.S. stocks are slipping Tuesday morning as investors worry about the health of Europe’s banks. Utility and consumer products companies are taking some of the biggest losses. Bond prices are falling and sending yields higher, and the price of oil is rebounding after a sharp fall. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 75 points, or 0.4 percent, to ...

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Stocks up on hope of UK stimulus, eurozone Brexit resilience

Stock markets turned higher on Friday after surveys suggested the eurozone economy is proving resilient to the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s Brexit vote. A big drop in business activity in the U.K. raised expectations of more central bank stimulus there. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent to 6,728 and Germany’s DAX was up 0.1 percent to 10,163. France’s CAC ...

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ANOTHER RECORD: US stocks led by gains in technology

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies after Microsoft reported surprisingly strong results. The gains Wednesday extended a winning streak for the Dow Jones industrial average and kept the market at record-high levels. Microsoft jumped 5 percent after the company reported big gains in its cloud computing services. That helped send other technology stocks ...

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US stock indexes pull back after a strong 3-week run

Stocks are mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as a three-week rally that brought indexes to all-time highs loses momentum. Netflix and other companies reported disappointing results and the International Monetary Fund predicted a slowdown in the United Kingdom following its vote to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down ...

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Stocks are rising on Wall Street for 6th day

Stocks are rising modestly in early morning trading Friday as the market extends a winning streak into a sixth day. Bond yields climbed again as investors felt more comfortable moving money out of low-risk assets. Raw material suppliers and health care stocks led the advances. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 29 points, or 0.2 percent, to 18,535 ...

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