US stocks rise as tech and machinery companies lead the way
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US stocks rise as tech and machinery companies lead the way

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are making solid gains in Monday morning trading as machinery and technology companies move higher. Energy companies are up with the price of oil. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 114 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,238 as of 10:25 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s … Continue reading

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Asia extends global stock sell-off after ECB underwhelms
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Asia extends global stock sell-off after ECB underwhelms

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks sank Friday, extending a sell-off in world markets after Europe’s central bank unveiled plans to stimulate the continent’s ailing economy that fell short of investor expectations. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 dropped 1.9 percent to 19,556.50 and South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.9 percent to 1,975.27. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng … Continue reading