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Manufacturing in New York finally expanded in March

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 7, 2015, file photo, the Statue of Liberty stands in New York harbor with the New York City skyline in the background. On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, the Federal Reserve of New York releases its March survey of manufacturers. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Factory activity in New York expanded in March for the first time since last summer, and measures of new orders and shipments also posted robust gains. The New York Federal Reserve said Tuesday its Empire State manufacturing index rose to 0.6 in March from minus 16.6 the previous month. It was the first positive reading since July. Any reading ...

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US stocks open higher, building on the gains from last week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening broadly higher, building on the market’s gains from late last week. Banks and retailers had some of the biggest gains Tuesday. Several stocks were also moving on earnings and deal news. Home security company ADT soared 50 percent after agreeing to be acquired by an investment company. Spam maker Hormel Foods jumped 8 ...

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Exxon and UBS are big market movers

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: NYSE Exxon Mobil Corp., down $1.70 to $74.59 The oil and natural gas company’s fourth-quarter profit fell 58 percent due to lower crude prices. UBS Group AG, down $1.29 to $15.23 The bank cited low levels of client ...

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US stocks are little changed in early trade; oil price rises

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses Thursday morning following a sharp sell-off the day before. The price of oil is climbing for the third consecutive day as key oil-producing nations discuss cuts in production. Strong earnings are propelling Facebook and Under Armor higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was off 22 points, ...

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