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Stock indexes fall yet again as British vote looms

Stocks were declining for a sixth day Thursday as investors continued to brace for next week’s vote on whether Britain would remain a member of the European Union. Japanese stocks plunged 3 percent after the Bank of Japan decided not to increase its economic stimulus efforts. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 91 points, or 0.5 percent, to ...

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Stocks rise ahead of Fed rate decision, comments

The Latest on the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting, which ends at 2 p.m. with the release of a policy statement and then a news conference by Chair Janet Yellen: ____ 1:00 p.m. Federal Reserve officials are an hour away from wrapping up their June meeting. Stocks have edged up in trading before the decision regarding short-term interest rates. ...

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US, global stock markets weak ahead of Fed meeting

Stocks in the U.S. and other global markets were falling for a fourth day Thursday as jittery investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates and worried about Britain’s vote on whether to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 103 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,628 as of 11:05 a.m. Eastern. The Standard ...

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Stocks tumble amid concerns over global economy

World stocks fell sharply on Friday amid concerns over the global economy and as investors look ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting next week. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 lost 1.2 percent to 6,157 while France’s CAC 40 fell 1.1 percent to 4,358. Germany’s DAX slumped 2 percent to 9,888. U.S. stocks were poised to open lower as ...

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US stocks climb as energy stocks make big gains

U.S. stocks continue to rise Tuesday as the price of oil inches higher. Energy companies are gaining the most, while a drop in bond yields is sending high-dividend phone company stocks higher. Drug companies are tumbling on disappointing results from clinical studies. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 77 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,997 as of 1 ...

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Stocks trading around 2016 highs as oil prices soar

U.S. stocks are climbing to their highest prices of 2016 Monday afternoon as oil prices also set annual highs, taking energy companies higher. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave a mixed view of the economy, but banks are recovering as investors anticipate higher interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average gained 135 points, or 0.8 percent, to 17,941 ...

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After an early wobble, US stocks edge higher in late trade

U.S. stock indexes moved slightly higher in late-afternoon trading, reversing an earlier slide. Health care companies led the rebound. Energy stocks were the biggest laggard following a meeting of OPEC ministers that ended without an agreement on crude production cuts. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 19 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,809 as of 3:14 p.m. ...

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