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Financial Markets

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  • US stock market opens higher, breaking a 4-day slump

    U.S. stocks are opening modestly higher after four losing days. Cruise operator Carnival jumped 6 percent in early trading Friday after reporting income that was far higher than Wall Street analysts were expecting. The Dow Jones industrial average...
  • Yemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopes

    Asian shares were lackluster Friday as investors monitored violence in the Middle East but Japan's market rose after weak economic data boosted hopes for more central bank stimulus. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 19,564.67 after...
  • US stocks extend losses to a fourth day, oil price gains

    U.S. stocks are closing lower after a see-saw day, extending the market's losses to a fourth day. European and Asian markets also fell Thursday after Saudi Arabia launched strikes on military installations in Yemen. The price of oil rose. The Dow...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thursday

    U.S. stocks ended a see-saw day slightly lower Thursday, the fourth loss in a row. Edgy investors continue to monitor the conflict in Yemen and the rapid ascension of the U.S. dollar, which is causing some companies to pull back their profit...
  • Pressure rises on Greece as savers drain bank deposits

    Greek bank deposits dropped by more than 7.5 billion euros ($8.2 billion) in February, ramping up pressure on the country's teetering financial system as its government scrambles to reach a deal with creditors within days. The central bank of Greece said...
  • Correction: Financial Markets story

    In some versions of a March 25 story about financial markets, The Associated Press erroneously reported the current employer of one of the people quoted. Peter Cardillo works for Rockwell Global Capital, not Avalon Partners. A corrected version of the...
  • US market open lower, pushing losing streak to a 4th day

    U.S. stock indexes are opening modestly lower as the market extends a losing streak to a fourth day. Declines were sharper in European and Asian markets Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 89 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,631 as of 9:35 a.m....
  • Sophia Bera: 3 steps to an emergency fund

    If you lose your job tomorrow, do you have enough money to pay your rent next month? Bad things can happen. Start an emergency fund in three simple steps to cushion you in times of trouble. Saving an emergency fund can sound like a daunting task. You may...
  • US market indexes slump, extending declines to a 3rd day

    U.S. stock indexes are closing lower, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Kraft bucked the trend, soaring 36 percent Wednesday after reaching a deal to be acquired by Heinz. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell dropped...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Wednesday

    The U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Nine of the 10 industry sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index fell. Energy was the only sector to rise, helped by a gain in the price...
  • US stocks move lower following drop in durable goods

    U.S. stock indexes are moving lower, bringing the market further below record highs reached earlier this month. Kraft soared 40 percent Wednesday after reaching a deal to be acquired by ketchup maker Heinz. The Standard & Poor's 500 fell 15 points, or...