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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, as gains for banks outweigh losses in technology companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Defense contractors are making gains and technology and consumer-focused companies are also rising. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields, while chemicals maker Huntsman is rising after it agreed...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 22, 2017. Asian stocks rose Monday, cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics as President Donald Trump began his first official trip overseas as president. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 22, 2017 - 3:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Monday, with Asian markets cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics while benchmarks in Europe mostly drifted lower in early trading. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC was down 0.1 percent in early trading at 5,317.51. Germany...
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May 17, 2017 - 4:01 am
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency has switched on a newly built solar power plant to serve 20,000 Syrian refugees in the remote Azraq camp in Jordan's desert. The agency said Wednesday that Azraq has become the world's first refugee camp powered by renewable energy. For the...
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May 16, 2017 - 7:58 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Democratic hopefuls for governor of Virginia clashed over proposed gas pipelines and each other's past positions on gun rights and abortion in their penultimate debate in Norfolk. The event Tuesday was mostly a study in nuance. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and former congressman Tom...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Chinese stocks sank Tuesday after April economic activity weakened and other major Asian markets were little-changed following Wall Street’s spurt on higher oil prices. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 16, 2017 - 12:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks sank Tuesday after April economic activity weakened while other Asian markets rose following Wall Street's spurt on higher oil prices. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.4 percent to 3,078.60 points and Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.2 percent to 25,308...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, and the price of oil hit a two-year high after a spate of high-profile arrests in Saudi Arabia unnerved some investors and suggested the kingdom could be more bullish in pursuing output cuts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 15, 2017 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A spurt in oil prices on Monday revived energy stocks, which have been among the year's worst performers, and helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. The pace for markets around the world, though, remained sluggish. For weeks, markets have made only modest...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 15, 2017. Shares were higher in early trading Monday in Asia, despite worries of disruptions from the “WannaCry” ransomware cyberattack over the weekend. Yet another missile launch by North Korea also appeared to have little impact, while upbeat talk on trade and infrastructure investment at a top-level conference in China brightened sentiment. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 15, 2017 - 7:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Financial markets on Monday brushed aside worries over the "WannaCry" ransomware cyberattack as well as another missile test from North Korea. Oil prices spiked higher amid growing speculation that last year's production cut will be extended into 2018. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe,...
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FILE - This Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 file photo shows an oil rig near the town of Usinsk, 1500 km (930 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia. Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday May 15, 2017, they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
May 15, 2017 - 5:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. Oil prices rose on the announcement that the countries want to extend the deal, which encompasses both...
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May 15, 2017 - 4:41 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. Oil prices rose on the announcement that the countries want to extend the deal, which encompasses both...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2012, file photo, coal export opponents, from left, Wayne Spitzer, Ginger Hughes and April Beasley show their disapproval of a pro-coal speaker who was giving public testimony on a proposed Cherry Point coal export terminal near Bellingham, Wash., at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center in Spokane, Wash. American Indian tribes and environmentalists in the Pacific Northwest have successfully fought a slew of fossil fuel export projects in recent years and pushed for local regulations to prevent new proposals. (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)
May 14, 2017 - 2:41 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Residents of a coastal community in Oregon are considering whether to try to derail a fossil fuel export project in their rural county, a decision that could put them at odds with the Trump administration. The ballot measure before Coos County voters Tuesday would block the $7.5...
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