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Trump rally in stock markets still has legs

The rebound in share prices around the world following the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president continued Thursday, with Asia partaking in the gains and the dollar rising further. The market mood has turned around dramatically since the immediate aftermath of Trump’s victory, which prompted widespread selling Wednesday in Asia. On Thursday, Asian shares posted hefty gains ...

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US stocks close broadly higher as investors eye election

Investors remained in a buying mood on Election Day, sending U.S. stocks broadly higher and building on big gains from a day earlier. Safe-play stocks such as utilities and phone companies were among the biggest gainers Tuesday. Energy companies were essentially flat. Investors focused on the U.S. presidential election, which rattled financial markets in recent weeks as polls between Hillary ...

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Global stocks mixed over US presidential race concerns

Global stock markets were mixed Thursday, bogged down by concerns over the outcome of next week’s U.S. presidential election and ahead of the Bank of England’s policy meeting. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX dipped 0.05 percent to 10,365.37 in early trading, while France’s CAC 40 was up 0.3 percent at 4,426.42. Britain’s FTSE 100 edged 0.2 percent higher to ...

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Stocks struggle again as investors eye 2016 election

Stocks were on pace for a seventh consecutive day of losses on Wednesday, as worries over the U.S. presidential election and weaker oil prices shook investor confidence. The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, but suggested that it was moving closer to raising them. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 49 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,987 as ...

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Stocks are flat in morning trade as US election looms

Stocks are flat to slightly higher in morning trading on Monday, helped by positive economic data and investors reacting positively to a series of big mergers announced over the weekend. Investors also continue to watch the day-to-day developments of the U.S. presidential election, which is slightly more than a week away. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell three ...

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US stocks tick lower as industrial companies skid

U.S. stocks are edging lower Thursday morning as industrial companies like defense contractor Raytheon fall. Bond yields are jumping and investors are selling utility and real estate companies. Chipmaker Qualcomm said it will buy competitor NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,182 as of 10:38 a.m. Eastern ...

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Stocks slip as earnings hit consumer companies

U.S. stocks are slipping Tuesday as corporate earnings dominate the news and consumer companies like athletic apparel maker Under Armour and appliance maker Whirlpool absorb their largest losses in years. However strong results for household goods maker Procter & Gamble are sending its stock higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average shed 47 points, or 0.3 percent, to 18,176 ...

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