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US stocks fall as retail suffering continues; oil slips

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are skidding Friday afternoon as retailers continue to report plunging first-quarter sales. Energy companies are falling as the price of oil slips following a string of recent gains. Stocks are on track for their third straight week of losses. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 114 points, or 0.6 percent, to ...

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Marathon Oil, Corning rise; Juniper Networks and Alcoa dip

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Alcoa Inc., down 26 cents to $9.48 The aluminum producer’s revenue was weaker than expected and Alcoa said it may cut even more jobs. Juniper Networks Inc., down $1.83 to $23.06 The computer network equipment maker ...

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Fed now foresees fewer interest rate increases during 2016

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged in light of global pressures that risk slowing the U.S. economy. As a result, Fed officials are forecasting that they will raise rates more gradually this year than they had envisioned in December. The officials now foresee two, rather than four, modest increases in the Fed's benchmark short-term rate during 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged in light of global pressures that risk slowing the U.S. economy. As a result, Fed officials expect to raise rates more gradually this year than they had envisioned in December. The officials now foresee two, rather than four, modest increases in their benchmark short-term rate during 2016. ...

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Stocks mostly higher on economic data before Fed statement

Stocks mostly higher on economic data before Fed statement

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. market is quiet for a third day in a row but mostly higher Wednesday following a raft of generally positive economic reports. Investors are looking forward to the Federal Reserve’s comments on the state of the economy later in the day. Oil prices are rising on reports that major energy-producing nations will hold a ...

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Banks bounce back, leading US stocks higher in early trading

Trading Floor at the New York Stock Exchange. (Image: Scott Beale / Laughingsquid.com via Flickr)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday morning after two days of modest losses. Banks, the worst-performing sector on the market this year, recovered some of their losses. Automakers reported monthly sales, and Ford climbed. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 172 points, or 1 percent, to 16,687 as of 10:25 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard ...

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Exxon and UBS are big market movers

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Exxon Mobil Corp., down $1.70 to $74.59 The oil and natural gas company’s fourth-quarter profit fell 58 percent due to lower crude prices. UBS Group AG, down $1.29 to $15.23 The bank cited low levels of client ...

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US stocks are little changed in early trade; oil price rises

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses Thursday morning following a sharp sell-off the day before. The price of oil is climbing for the third consecutive day as key oil-producing nations discuss cuts in production. Strong earnings are propelling Facebook and Under Armor higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was off 22 points, ...

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Stock markets open lower, dragged down by energy, technology

NEW YORK — Stock are opening broadly lower as energy companies take another tumble and after Apple predicted its first sales decline in 13 years. Crude oil prices sank 1 percent to $31 a barrel in New York Wednesday, pulling big energy companies lower. Apple dropped 4 percent, weighing on the technology sector. Boeing delivered a disappointing earnings forecast. That ...

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US stocks open slightly higher as crude oil price stabilizes

Goodrich Petroleum among recent energy companies delisted from New York Stock Exchange

NEW YORK  — U.S. stocks are moving higher Thursday, led by gains in energy companies as the prices of crude oil and natural gas recover from steep plunges the day before. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 112 points, or 0.7 percent, to 15,878 as of 10:15 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 10 ...

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Global stock markets slide, oil falls below $30 a barrel

Global stock markets slide, oil falls below $30 a barrel

U.S. stocks tumbled in morning trading Friday as the price of crude oil dropped below $30 a barrel, pulling energy company shares sharply lower. Discouraging data on retail sales and manufacturing also weighed on the market. The market slide was broad, with financial and technology stocks among the biggest decliners. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slid 401 points, ...

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