US stocks move little in early trading
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US stocks move little in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved little in early trading as investors weighed a report on unemployment benefits and corporate news. Oil prices posted another strong gain Thursday, lifting energy stocks. The Labor Department reported that applications for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but they remain at levels consistent with a healthy job … Continue reading

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Asian stocks down as China leaders meet, Fed reviews policy
Asia / International News

Asian stocks down as China leaders meet, Fed reviews policy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower Tuesday as investors awaited monetary policy announcements from central banks and the outcome of China’s economic planning meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.4 percent to 18,870.08 and South Korea’s Kospi dipped 0.2 percent to 2,043.98. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 0.8 percent to … Continue reading