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US stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil slides

US stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil slides

U.S. stock indexes edged lower in early trading Thursday as investors pored over the latest crop of company earnings news. Telecom services and consumer staples companies were down the most. Oil prices were also headed lower. The stock market is coming off a three-day winning streak. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 39 points, or 0.2 percent, to ...

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US stock indexes are edging lower in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes were edging lower in early trading Monday as investors worked through several company announcements. Global markets were modestly higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 48 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,748 as of 10:55 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down five points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,066 ...

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Stocks open lower; travel companies sink following attacks

Stocks open lower; travel companies sink following attacks

U.S. stocks are opening broadly lower, led by declines in travel-related companies following the attacks in Belgium. Airlines, cruise companies and travel booking sites were among the biggest decliners early Tuesday. Delta Air Lines and Carnival each lost 3 percent. Energy and materials companies were also lower. The price of crude oil slipped. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 47 ...

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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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Stocks edge lower in early trading a day after a big gain

FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, as the market gives back some of a big gain from the day before. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly lower in Wednesday’s early trading as oil prices decline and utility stocks struggle. A day earlier, stocks made their biggest gains in more than a month. Utility company stocks are tumbling as bond prices continue to fall, making the dividend-rich sector less appealing to investors. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average ...

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US stocks are little changed in early trading

US stocks are little changed in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were little changed in morning trading Thursday as investors continued to watch the price of oil, which was moving lower. Salesforce.com jumped after the company reported strong fourth-quarter results and raised its full-year forecast. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average edged up six points to 16,492 as of 10:16 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard ...

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US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

U.S. stocks extended their three-day losing streak Tuesday, closing slightly lower after spending most of the day wavering between gains and losses. Energy companies led the decline as the price of U.S. crude oil sank nearly 6 percent. It’s now at about $28 a barrel. The market’s bumpy ride followed a slide in European stock indexes and steep losses in ...

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Oil, gas companies lead early decline in stocks

NEW YORK — Stocks were moderately lower Monday morning as the price of oil took another tumble amid renewed concerns about the Chinese and U.S. economies. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 56 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,411 as of 11:25 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost seven points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,931 ...

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Oil Patch influence seen in Jamestown Crime statistics

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By Chris Olson Overall crime statistics for the city of Jamestown are down compared to last year, but Jamestown Police Chief Scott Edinger said he is seeing some upward trends related to the population increases out west. The Jamestown Police Department released its annual report for 2013. The department responded to 16,661 calls for service in 2013, which is down 3 ...

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