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U.S. Dollar, Wall St. Fall With Tax Overhaul in Focus

The U.S. dollar was lower on Friday along with Wall Street stocks as investors pulled back from technology stocks and were skeptical President Donald Trump’s Republican party would succeed in…

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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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Japan Leads Asian Shares Higher, Oil Prices Steady

Asian shares rose Thursday, led by Japan, while oil prices were steady despite a second straight day of overnight losses on Wall Street. Analysts said that despite the rebound it…

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Asian Stocks Skid as Oil Woes Sap Sentiment

Asian stocks stumbled on Wednesday after weaker crude oil prices took a toll on Wall Street, while the euro kept big gains after enjoying a boost from robust German economic…

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Asia Stocks Subdued as China Data Disappoints

Asian stocks put in a subdued performance on Tuesday as Chinese economic data disappointed and investors pondered whether a marked flattening in the U.S. yield curve might be a harbinger…

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U.S. Stocks Head Lower as Health-Care Companies Plunge

U.S. stocks are falling Friday as health-care companies skid and energy companies also head lower. Media companies are rising after quarterly reports from Disney and News Corp., and J.C. Penney…

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Wall St. Slumps on Fears of Delay in Tax-Cut Plan

U.S. stocks hit session lows in early afternoon trading on Thursday, and the Dow shed over 200 points on rising concerns that a Senate Republican tax plan may delay corporate…

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Asian Stocks Notch Succession of Highs

Asian shares wrung out another decade peak on Wednesday as data showed China’s demand for imports remained buoyant, while the dollar dipped amid concerns Republican plans for major U.S. tax…

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Stocks Lower as Travel Companies, Banks Take Losses

U.S. stocks are mostly lower Tuesday as travel companies, retailers and banks take losses. Travel booking sites Priceline and TripAdvisor are taking steep losses following their third-quarter reports. Companies that…

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