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NEW YORK | US stocks keep climbing; technology companies lead

NEW YORK  — U.S. stocks are rising again Tuesday as strong company earnings lift the market. The benchmark S&P 500 index is up for the fourth day in a row and fifth out of the last six. Technology companies and banks are making some of the largest gains. Overseas markets are also higher. KEEPING SCORE: … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks keep climbing; technology companies lead

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline

BEIJING/November 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — European stocks gained in early trading Wednesday while Asian markets were mixed after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a fresh warning to North Korea and China reported weaker but still-robust trade growth. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany’s DAX gained 0.2 percent to 13,404.15 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 … Continue reading Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline

Global stocks mixed as investors focus on US tax reform

SEOUL, South Korea/September 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stock markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the outlines of tax overhaul plans by U.S. President Donald Trump while news headlines on geopolitical tensions surrounding North Korea have quieted. KEEPING SCORE: European markets opened with modest gains. Britain’s FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent in early … Continue reading Global stocks mixed as investors focus on US tax reform

Asian shares rise, Europe mixed before central banks meeting

TOKYO/August 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian shares were mostly higher but European trading began mixed Friday as market players watched for comments at a central banks’ annual meeting later in the global day. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged down 0.2 percent in early trading to 5,102.80, while Germany’s DAX inched down 0.1 percent to … Continue reading Asian shares rise, Europe mixed before central banks meeting

Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US

TOKYO/August 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares rose Tuesday as both Koreas and the U.S. signaled a willingness to defuse the crisis over North Korea‘s nuclear program. A rally on Wall Street led by gains in technology shares also helped. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,132.11 in early trading, while Germany’s … Continue reading Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US