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FILE - People walk by the New York Stock Exchange, left, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Stocks are drifting again on Wall Street Friday, Aug. 21, following a mixed set of data on the economy, as a record-breaking but wishy-washy week of trading closes out. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 21, 2020 - 3:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More gains for tech stocks propped up an otherwise wobbly Wall Street on Friday, as a record-breaking but wishy-washy week of trading came to a close. The S&P 500 rose 0.3%, even though most stocks in the index were weaker after a couple reports on the U.S. economy showed more...
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FILE - This photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange shows the trading floor. Stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street Thursday, Aug. 20, following discouraging data about the economy, as the number of layoffs sweeping the country picks up again. The S&P 500 was down 0.2% after the first 20 minutes of trading, following up on sharper losses for stock markets overseas.(NYSE Photo by Colin Ziemer via AP, File)
August 20, 2020 - 10:21 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Friday on hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine, although worries remained about long-term economic damage from the pandemic. The rise in regional benchmarks echoed the gains on Wall Street, which were led by big technology companies that are...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2020 file photo, signs for Wall Street are shown, in New York. Wall Street is drifting Wednesday morning, Aug. 19 as even a record high for the S&P 500 fails to jolt much life into the market. The S&P 500 was edging up by 0.1% after the first half hour of trading, a day after it wiped out the last of its losses created by the pandemic and surpassed its Feb. 19 peak. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 19, 2020 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are drifting between small losses and gains on Wall Street Wednesday, as the S&P 500 follows up its return to a record high with another day of meandering trading. The S&P 500 was virtually unchanged in afternoon trading, a day after it wiped out the last of its...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Japanese stocks sank while other Asian markets gained Monday after Japan reported a record economic contraction as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on retailing, investment and exports. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 16, 2020 - 10:47 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks sank while other Asian markets gained Monday after Japan reported a record economic contraction as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on retailing, investment and exports. Investors in Asia looked ahead to central bank meetings this week in China, Indonesia and the...
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FILE -In this June 16, 2020 file photo, a sign for a Wall Street building is shown in New York. Stocks are opening mostly lower on Wall Street Thursday, Aug. 13, a day after the S&P 500 closed just below its pre-pandemic record high. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 13, 2020 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another afternoon fade for stocks left Wall Street just shy of a record on Thursday, after the S&P 500 briefly crossed above its all-time closing high for the second straight day. The S&P 500 dipped 6.92 points, or 0.2%, to 3,373.43. At one point during the day, it climbed...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street pumped the brakes on its recent rally. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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August 11, 2020 - 11:06 pm
Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street pumped the brakes on its recent rally. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index edged higher while the Shanghai Composite sank 2%. Overnight, a late slide in big technology companies left indexes broadly lower on Wall Street, breaking a seven-day...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo, a woman wearing a face mask walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, Aug. 11, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
August 10, 2020 - 9:59 pm
Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 1.6% and Hong Kong gained more than 2% in early trading, even as the tally of confirmed new coronavirus cases worldwide...
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FILE - People pass the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, July 30, 2020. Wall Street is stalling on Friday, Aug. 7 as a whirlwind of worries about rising U.S-China tensions and whether Congress can deliver more aid for the economy threaten to halt its big run.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 07, 2020 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s big rally let off the accelerator on Friday, despite a better-than-expected report on the U.S. job market, amid worries about worsening U.S.-China tensions and whether Washington can deliver more aid for the economy. The S&P 500 inched up 2.12 points, or 0.1%, to 3...
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FILE - A woman wearing a mask walks her dog past the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Stocks are drifting in early trading on Wall Street Thursday, Aug. 6, after a report suggested that the number of layoffs across the country is slowing, though it remains incredibly high. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 06, 2020 - 2:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are perking higher on Wall Street Thursday after a report showed the pace of layoffs across the country is slowing, though it remains incredibly high. The S&P 500 was up 0.6% in afternoon trading after spending much of the day waffling between smaller gains and losses. It...
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Cloud computing company Rackspace begins trading at the Nasdaq following its initial public offering, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in New York's Times Square. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 05, 2020 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising again on Wall Street Wednesday, and the S&P 500 is ticking closer to its record high as it tries for a fourth straight gain. The S&P 500 was 0.6% higher in afternoon trading, following up on gains in European markets and across much of Asia. It’s back...
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