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Global Stocks Rise on Optimism About US-China Deal

TOKYO — Global shares rose Thursday on optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal and the Chinese government's efforts to boost its economy. France's CAC 40 rose 1.4% to 6,058 on the new year's first day of trading, while Germany's DAX was 1% higher at 13,382. ...
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Stocks Wobble in Early Trading on Latest Batch of Earnings

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors reviewed a mixed batch of corporate profits and financial forecasts. Technology stocks made the strongest gains. Microsoft rose 1.5% after ha...
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US Stocks Steady After Plunge, but Caution Reigns

NEW YORK — Stocks around the world remained stuck in the spin cycle Thursday, as worries about a possible recession collided with hopes that the strongest part of the U.S. economy — shoppers spending at stores and online — can keep going. The U.S. bond mark...
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Uber Shares Continue to Slide in First Full Day of Trading

NEW YORK — Uber shares were down 8% in morning trading Monday and dipped below $38 after the opening bell. Monday was the first full day of trading for the ride-hailing company after its rocky debut on the stock market Friday. Its shares had been priced at ...