Technology gains and solid earnings push US stocks higher
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Technology gains and solid earnings push US stocks higher

  NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are heading for more records Tuesday as most industries, including technology and health care companies, post solid gains. Solid quarterly reports are boosting companies including medical device maker Medtronic and construction services company Jacobs Engineering, while Signet Jewelers is tumbling. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index … Continue reading

US stock indexes tick higher as oil’s dismal week eases
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US stock indexes tick higher as oil’s dismal week eases

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ticked higher in morning trading Thursday after the price of oil stabilized, at least for now. This week has been dominated by oil’s tumbling price, which dropped on Wednesday to its lowest level since last summer, and how much it will affect the broader market. KEEPING SCORE: The … Continue reading

US stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise
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US stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are up for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as technology and high-dividend companies move higher. The gains are slight as retailers including jewelry and car parts sellers are falling and energy companies decline with oil prices. Investors are waiting for the Federal Reserve to release minutes from its meeting … Continue reading

Pound, stocks up amid apparent boost for UK to remain in EU
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Pound, stocks up amid apparent boost for UK to remain in EU

LONDON (AP) — The British pound and global stock markets surged Monday, June 20,2016 as the death of a pro-Europe lawmaker seemed to sap some momentum from campaigners fighting for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Betting houses shortened the odds that Britain would remain in the 28-nation bloc. The market surge suggested … Continue reading

US stocks pause after two-day surge; chemicals makers dip
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US stocks pause after two-day surge; chemicals makers dip

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are hardly budging Thursday, May 26,2016 after big gains over the last two days. Chemicals companies are down the most. However retailers, which have been pummeled in recent weeks, traded higher following a group of strong earnings reports. Utilities and phone companies are rising as bond yields slip. KEEPING SCORE: … Continue reading