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U.S. Stocks Mostly Higher in Midday Trading; Oil Recovers

Utilities led U.S. stocks mostly higher in midday trading Monday as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to income-seeking investors. Financial stocks were also headed higher. Technology companies…

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Resurgent Tech Stocks Lift U.S. Indexes to Records

U.S. stock indexes climbed again to record heights on Monday, led by technology companies. They followed the lead of European markets, which jumped after French election results raised expectations for…

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Amazon Whole-Foods Deal Roils Wall Street

Major U.S. stock indexes ended little changed on Friday even as Amazon’s $13.7 billion deal to buy upscale grocer Whole Foods roiled the retail sector and rocked shares of an…

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Another Skid for Tech Companies Sends U.S. Stocks Lower

U.S. stocks are falling Thursday and following international markets lower. Technology companies, retailers and smaller firms are taking some of the largest losses. Investors appeared rattled that the Bank of…

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Tech Selloff Drags Down Wall Street

The Nasdaq Composite was on track for its biggest two-day loss since September, as a bout of profit-taking in the richly-valued technology stocks took a toll on Wall Street. Strong…

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Tech Stocks Tumble, Backing Wall St. Away From Highs

Technology stocks sold off on Friday, wounding the Nasdaq and holding down other major Wall Street indexes, which had touched record highs earlier in the session. The technology sector, which…

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Stocks Rise as Comey Testimony Springs no Surprise

U.S. stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Thursday after former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony was seen by investors as having no smoking gun that could affect Donald…

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U.S. Stock Indexes Slide in Afternoon Trading; Oil Rebounds

Disappointing results from several retailers weighed on U.S. stocks in afternoon trading Tuesday, extending the market’s modest losses from the day before. The consumer discretionary sector, which includes retailers, was…

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Stocks Mostly Lower in Midday Trading; Oil Slides

U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower in midday trading Monday as the market stepped back from its recent record highs. Real estate investment trusts fell the most as bond yields…

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