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Dow Crosses 24,000 Mark as Banks Climb, Techs Rebound

The blue-chip Dow Jones index raced past the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday, propelled by further gains for bank stocks and a recovery in technology shares. The…

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European Shares Climb on Hopes for German Coalition Deal

European shares were higher Tuesday following a downbeat day in Asia, after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her Conservative bloc was willing to discuss forging a “stable government” with the…

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Asia Stocks Hit by China, S. Korea Weakness

Asian stocks surrendered early modest gains and retreated from a decade high on Monday, weighed by weakness in the Chinese and South Korean markets, while the euro reached a two-month…

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Asian Shares Off 10-Year Peak, China Hits 3-Month Low

Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while mainland Chinese shares dropped to three-month lows after big falls the previous day on concerns about fresh government steps to…

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Asia Stocks Wilt as China Weakness Dims Mood

Asian shares pulled back on Monday, with investor sentiment hurt by a retreat on Wall Street and a slide in Chinese stocks, while the euro skidded after German coalition talks…

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Asian Shares Gain, Mueller Report Hits Dollar

Asian shares clawed back most of their weekly loss after rising firmly on Friday as strong Wall Street earnings and a step forward on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood,…

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2 Injured in Fire on Platform in Gulf of Mexico

Two workers were injured when a fire broke out on an oil-production platform in the Gulf of Mexico early Wednesday, according to a Coast Guard spokeswoman. Coast Guard Petty Officer…

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