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NEW YORK | Stocks shuffle toward another weekly gain as oil prices rise

NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher Friday as energy companies rise with oil prices. Industrial companies and household goods makers are also higher. Banks are slipping as investors aren’t finding much to get excited about in second-quarter reports from JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo. AT&T is falling after the Department of … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks shuffle toward another weekly gain as oil prices rise

NEW YORK | US stocks edge higher as G-7 summit begins; tech stocks slip

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are turning slightly higher Friday after small losses the day before. Household goods makers and health care companies are rising, but technology companies are taking small losses after they took their biggest drop in six weeks. Investors are treading cautiously as the Group of Seven summit gets started. Leaders … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks edge higher as G-7 summit begins; tech stocks slip

Asian shares advance as China reports recovery in exports

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday following an upbeat finish on Wall Street. Chinese benchmarks surged after Beijing reported that exports rebounded in April, jumping nearly 22 percent from a year earlier. Oil prices fell back from a three-year high. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index added 0.2 percent to 22,508.24 and … Continue reading Asian shares advance as China reports recovery in exports

US stocks claw back some of their losses as yields dip

NEW YORK /February 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. stocks rose in early trading on Wednesday to claw back some of their sharp losses from the prior day, when speculation about a more aggressive Federal Reserve rattled markets. Treasury yields dipped modestly, which helped support stocks. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up … Continue reading US stocks claw back some of their losses as yields dip