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Asian shares track worldwide rally as S&P 500 nears record
| August 4th, 2020  12:07 AM
Asian shares track worldwide rally as S&P 500 nears record
Shares advanced across Asia on Tuesday after Wall Street closed broadly higher on encouraging economic reports, starting off August by closing within 3% of the record high it set in February. Investors appear to be shrugging off surging coronavirus caseloads in dozens of countries. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.4% to 22,505.83 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.7% to 24,637.24.
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How major US stock indexes fared Monday
August 3rd, 2020  4:41 PM

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street and around the world Monday following several encouraging reports on the economy

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Stocks rally worldwide, S&P 500 back to within 3% of record
August 3rd, 2020  4:38 PM

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street and around the world Monday following several encouraging reports on the economy

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Microsoft, ADT rise; HSBC, American Tower fall
August 3rd, 2020  4:20 PM

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Monday: Microsoft, ADT rise; HSBC, American Tower fall

US manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus
US manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus
August 3rd, 2020  12:29 PM

U.S. manufacturing showed further improvement in July with a key gauge of activity rising further into expansion territory

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Stocks rally worldwide following stronger economic reports
August 3rd, 2020  11:55 AM

Wall Street is starting August with more gains, and stocks are climbing Monday following encouraging reports from around the world on the economy

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Wall Street rises with global markets; Big Tech leads again
August 3rd, 2020  11:05 AM

Wall Street is starting August with more gains, and U.S. stocks are climbing in early Monday trading following encouraging reports from around the world on the economy

Big technology companies lead early gains on Wall Street
Big technology companies lead early gains on Wall Street
August 3rd, 2020  9:48 AM

Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street, led once again by gains for big technology companies, including Microsoft and Apple

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Stocks up on signs of industrial recovery, eyes on US talks
August 3rd, 2020  7:57 AM

Global shares are edging up as investors weigh risks from rising coronavirus cases against hopes for a recovery in some places like China and Europe

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Global shares mixed amid coronavirus waves, recovery hopes
August 3rd, 2020  5:19 AM

Global shares are mixed as investors weigh risks from rising coronavirus cases with hopes about recovery in some places like China

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Asian shares mixed on US-China tensions, Wall Street gains
August 3rd, 2020  3:55 AM

Asian shares are mixed as investors eyeball surging coronavirus cases in the region

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Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business
August 1st, 2020  2:50 PM

Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the US operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack
Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack
August 1st, 2020  1:14 AM

A Florida teen arrested Friday was named by authorities as the mastermind of the takeover earlier this month of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls that scammed people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin

Tech giants lead gains as S&P 500 closes 4th winning month
Tech giants lead gains as S&P 500 closes 4th winning month
July 31st, 2020  5:21 PM

Big Tech continues to steamroll through the pandemic, and strong gains for some of the market’s most influential companies on Friday helped Wall Street close out its fourth straight winning month

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday
July 31st, 2020  5:17 PM

Big Tech continues to steamroll through the pandemic, and strong gains for some of the market’s most influential companies on Friday helped Wall Street close out its fourth straight winning month

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Apple, Merck rise; Caterpillar, Expedia fall
July 31st, 2020  4:33 PM

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: Apple, Merck rise; Caterpillar, Expedia fall

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Big Tech props up Wall Street as S&P 500 closes winning July
July 31st, 2020  4:12 PM

Stocks staged a late rally on Wall Street Friday, closing out their fourth straight winning month

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Oil giants lost billions as pandemic crushed demand for fuel
July 31st, 2020  3:47 PM

Two American oil giants lost more than $9 billion in the second quarter as the pandemic kept households on lockdown and the need for oil diminished around the world

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Wall Street slips as worries overshadow Big Tech strength
July 31st, 2020  1:48 PM

Big Tech continues to steamroll through the pandemic, but much of the rest of Wall Street is struggling on Friday, leaving stock indexes mostly lower

Big Tech surge props up Wall Street, though caution reigns
Big Tech surge props up Wall Street, though caution reigns
July 31st, 2020  11:40 AM

Big Tech continues to steamroll through the pandemic, but much of the rest of Wall Street is struggling on Friday, leaving stock indexes mixed

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Surges for US tech giants lead stocks higher on Wall Street
July 31st, 2020  9:42 AM

Facebook, Apple and Amazon surged in early trading Friday after reporting blowout results the night before, leading major indexes higher on Wall Street

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Global shares mixed, markets look to central banks, earnings
July 31st, 2020  5:10 AM

Global shares are mixed, with European indexes rising in early trading, while Asian benchmarks tumbled, as investors looked ahead to central bank meetings and corporate earnings reports

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Asian shares fall as data, earnings show pandemic fallout
July 31st, 2020  3:38 AM

Shares are mostly lower in Asia as data and corporate earnings capture dismal portrayals of the coronavirus pandemic's impact on world economies

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Asian benchmarks tumble, looking to earnings, central banks
July 31st, 2020  12:16 AM

Asian shares are tumbling as earnings coming in around the world showed mostly dismal results amid the coronavirus pandemic

Amid the pandemic, Big Tech reports mixed earnings
Amid the pandemic, Big Tech reports mixed earnings
July 30th, 2020  7:08 PM

Big Tech companies reported mixed quarterly earnings on Thursday, a day after their top executives faced a tough congressional grilling over their market power and alleged monopolistic practices

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