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Stocks move higher, led by technology and banks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are climbing in morning trading Friday as investors respond to encouraging corporate news and dealmaking. The gains were broad. Eight of the 10 sectors of the Standard and Poor’s 500 index rose, led by banks and technology companies. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 112 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,547 at 11:11 ...

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US stocks make biggest leap since March on China stimulus

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks surged to their biggest gain in two months on Tuesday after the Chinese government moved to stimulate the world’s second-largest economy. That gave a big boost to energy, chemicals and machinery companies. For months investors have worried about the state of China’s economy, which is slowing down after a quarter-century of rapid growth. The ...

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Top Marcellus news stories – April 23-May 6

Check out which news articles our readers found most engaging this past week in the list below. Enjoy! 5. Pennsylvania probes possible link between earthquakes, fracking Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations by an oil and gas company. Five tiny temblors, all too weak ...

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Stocks slip as jobs report shows hiring slowdown

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were slightly lower in early trading Friday after a report on the U.S. economy showed a significant slowdown in hiring last month, echoing weakness seen earlier in the week in Europe and Asia. TAKING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,640 as of 10:03 a.m. Eastern. The Standard ...

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