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How major US stock indexes fared Friday 10/21/2022

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Friday, notching sizable weekly gains for major indexes. The benchmark S&P 500 rose 2.4%…

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Asia stocks mixed after Wall St rises on corporate profits

BEIJING — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rose on strong corporate profit reports. Tokyo advanced while…

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UK leader in peril after Treasury chief axes ‘Trussonomics’

LONDON — The U.K.’s new Treasury chief ripped up the government’s economic plan on Monday, dramatically reversing most of the…

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday 10/14/2022

Stocks ended broadly lower on Wall Street, leaving most major indexes in the red for the week, as more concerns…

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Star witness testifies at California sheriff’s civil trial

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A former manager for a Silicon Valley security business that worked for Facebook testified at a…

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday 10/6/2022

Stocks closed lower again on Wall Street but still managed to hold on to sizable gains for the week. The…

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Average long-term US mortgage rates dip to 6.66% this week

WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates ticked down modestly this week after six straight weeks of gains pushed rates…

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UK’s Truss tries to shake off dismal start with party speech

BIRMINGHAM, England — U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss will say Wednesday that all change brings disruption as she tries to…

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Hong Kong shares soar 6%, leading Asian market gains

TOKYO — Hong Kong’s share benchmark soared more than 6% on Wednesday as Asian shares tracked gains on Wall Street.…

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Turkey’s annual inflation hits new 24-year high at 83.45%

Official data show that Turkey’s annual inflation reached a new 24-year high of 83.45% in September, pushing the cost of…

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