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By khabrain On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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US stocks flat as Hurricane Irma approaches

Shares of banks, insurers and media companies were among the laggards Thursday as US stocks finished nearly flat as another massive hurricane approached the United States. Barely a week after Hurricane Harvey inundated More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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US stocks up ahead of Apple earnings, Fed meeting

NEW YORK (AFP) – Wall Street stocks rose a bit early Tuesday ahead of Apple earnings and the start of a two-day Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting. The world s biggest company by market capitalization, More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
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US stocks rise ahead of February jobs report

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks finished higher following mostly solid US economic data on the eve of the eagerly anticipated February jobs report. The Dow Jones Industrial advanced 44.58 points (0.26 percent) to 16,843.90. The More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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US stocks score big gains as Fed rate hike odds fall

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks finished solidly higher Thursday, following global equity markets upward on rising confidence the US Federal Reserve will delay hiking interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average More...

By khabrain On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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US stocks rose of Fed rate plan

US stocks rose strongly for the second straight session Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s decision on whether to raise interest rates for the first time in nine years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose More...

By khabrain On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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dollar rises on rate hike bets, Shanghai extending a rally

HONG KONG (AFP) – Asian markets mostly rose Thursday, with Tokyo lifted by a stronger dollar as investors position for an expected US rate hike and Shanghai extending a recent rally to six sessions. The euro More...

By khabrain On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Oil prices down in Asian trade

SINGAPORE – Oil prices were lower in Asia Thursday following a mixed US energy report and after the US Federal Reserve signalled it will keep its near-zero benchmark interest rates unchanged for now, analysts More...

By khabrain On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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US job growth recovers

WASHINGTON: US job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4 percent, suggesting underlying strength in the economy at the start of the second quarter that could More...

By khabrain On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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US stocks snap 4-day slide

NEW YORK  – Wall Street stocks rose Friday, snapping a four-day losing streak as traders shrugged off weaker-than-expected US economic growth in the fourth quarter. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial More...

By khabrain On Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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US stocks plummet on Fed rate worries

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks finished sharply lower Friday after a strong US jobs report raised expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon lift interest rates. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial More...