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Global stocks up on strong Japanese, European data

Stock markets had an upbeat start to the week after stronger-than-expected economic data from Japan and the eurozone. Attention is likely to focus this week on Friday’s release of U.S. growth data, as investors adapt to expectations the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in December. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX gained 0.9 percent to 10,808 and France’s CAC40 was up ...

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

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

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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