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Stocks drift, US crude up 52 cents in early trade

Stocks drift, US crude up 52 cents in early trade

U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses in early trading Monday as investors pored over the latest batch of company deal news. Materials and energy stocks were among the biggest decliners. The market is coming off its fifth straight week of gains. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,592 as of ...

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Dow positive for 2016, oil closes above $40

Energy stocks rise, oil reaches highest price this year

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil closed above $40 a barrel and another surge in U.S. stocks Thursday turned the Dow Jones industrial average positive for the year and wiped out its losses from a terrible start to 2016. The price of gold and silver and oil jumped, boosting materials and energy companies. The dollar continued to weaken, boosting industrial companies ...

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Energy stocks rise, oil reaches highest price this year

FILE - In this Aug. 8. 2011 file photo, a Wall Street sign hangs near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global shares rose Friday, March 11, 2016 with Europe off to a strong start as investors reassessed an unexpectedly wide array of stimulus measures announced a day earlier by the European Central Bank.(AP Photo/Jin Lee, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved little in Thursday morning trading. Drug company stocks continued to slump, pulling health care companies lower. Energy and mining company stocks rose as the price of oil, gold and silver climbed. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,352 as of 10:05 a.m. Eastern time. The ...

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US stocks fall early as energy, materials companies slide

US stocks fall early as energy, materials companies slide

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks skidded Tuesday morning as beleaguered energy and materials companies fell along with the price of oil and precious metals. The Bank of Japan cut its economic forecasts, which hurt stocks overseas, and the U.S. Commerce Department reported surprisingly weak retail sales. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average declined 80 points, or 0.5 percent, ...

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US stocks edge higher, oil prices drop

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NEW YORK (AP) — More positive earnings surprises from U.S. companies are helping send stocks higher in early trading. European stocks rose after the European Central Bank announced more stimulus measures and oil prices fell after making gains yesterday. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 67 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,068 as of 10:19 a.m. Eastern time. ...

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