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Banks and Tech Stocks Lead Midday Gains for U.S. Indexes

Banks led U.S. stocks modestly higher in midday trading Monday, extending the market’s gains from last week. Technology companies also were among the biggest gainers, while utilities and real estate…

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Stocks Set New Highs, Dollar Weakens on Data

A gauge of global equities rose and shares on Wall Street set new highs on Friday as investors shrugged off the latest missile test by North Korea, while the dollar…

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U.S., Asian Shares Dip After N. Korean Missile Launch

U.S. stock futures and Asian shares dipped after North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, demonstrating Pyongyang’s defiance in the face of intensifying sanctions.…

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U.S. Stock Indexes Waver Between Small Gains and Losses

U.S. stocks are mixed Friday as technology companies skid while banks and insurance companies recover some of their recent losses. Credit-monitoring company Equifax is plunging after it disclosed a data…

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Losses for Insurers and Banks Lead U.S. Stocks Lower

U.S. stocks are mostly lower Thursday as banks tumble along with bond yields and interest rates, and insurance companies fall as investors weigh the prospects of big losses caused by…

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