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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)
April 24, 2017 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vive le rally. U.S. stocks joined a worldwide surge higher Monday after the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to win...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as weak first-quarter reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs frustrate investors who hope that company earnings are on the rise. Health care companies are down the most, followed by banks. After the British government called for a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after their biggest gain in six weeks, U.S. stocks are falling hard Tuesday. Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health are leading health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs are dragging down bank stocks. After the British government called for a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 10:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health lead health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs drag down bank stocks. Stock indexes in Europe are tumbling after the British government called for a surprise early election...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 9:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are in decline Tuesday morning as Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health lead health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs drag down bank stocks. Stock indexes in Europe are tumbling after the British government called for a surprise early...
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Eurozone chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem speaks at a press conference following a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 7, 2017. Greece and its international creditors took a big step Friday toward an agreement that will ensure the cash-strapped country gets the money it needs in time to avoid a potential bankruptcy this summer. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
April 07, 2017 - 7:57 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its international creditors took a big step Friday toward an agreement that will ensure the country gets the money it needs to avoid a potential bankruptcy this summer but which could spell more pain for austerity-weary Greeks. For months, the bailout discussions have...
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Eurozone chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, center, speaks with Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna, left, and French Finance Minister Michel Sapin at a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 7, 2017. Dusselbloem said Friday that he was "in a positive mood" about a breakthrough in Greece's difficult bailout talks, but stressed an overall political deal could not be reached at Friday's meeting of finance ministers using the shared currency. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
April 07, 2017 - 6:21 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its international creditors took a big step Friday toward an agreement that will ensure the cash-strapped country gets the money it needs in time to avoid a potential bankruptcy this summer. For months, the bailout discussions have stalled amid disagreements over what...
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Eurozone chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, center, speaks with Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna, left, and French Finance Minister Michel Sapin at a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 7, 2017. Dusselbloem said Friday that he was "in a positive mood" about a breakthrough in Greece's difficult bailout talks, but stressed an overall political deal could not be reached at Friday's meeting of finance ministers using the shared currency. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
April 07, 2017 - 5:41 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The eurozone's top official says "significant progress" has been made between Greece and its creditors over the release of bailout loans that will ensure the country avoids going bankrupt this summer. "The big blocks have now been sorted out and that should allow us to speed up and...
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Eurozone chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, center, speaks with Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna, left, and French Finance Minister Michel Sapin at a meeting of European finance ministers, in Valletta, Malta, Friday, April 7, 2017. Dusselbloem said Friday that he was "in a positive mood" about a breakthrough in Greece's difficult bailout talks, but stressed an overall political deal could not be reached at Friday's meeting of finance ministers using the shared currency. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
April 07, 2017 - 4:58 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The eurozone's top official acknowledged progress in Greece's latest bailout talks with creditors but said a comprehensive deal would not be secured at a meeting of the single currency bloc's finance ministers on Friday. On arriving at the informal meeting in the Maltese capital of...
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March 28, 2017 - 12:59 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A firebrand Greek debt activist whose followers take an oath of allegiance to the ancient gods has been charged with fraud and running a criminal organization. A senior state prosecutor filed the charges Tuesday against Artemis Sorras, head of the Convention of Greeks, which...
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