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US stocks edge mostly higher as oil prices bounce back

U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher in early trading Friday as rising oil prices pushed energy companies higher. Technology companies were the biggest laggards as Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet declined on disappointing earnings. Investors pored through the latest batch of earnings from big companies, including McDonald’s, American Airlines Group and General Electric. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average ...

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US stocks steady ahead of global economic talks

LONDON (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed as investors weigh first quarter results from several financial companies and look ahead to weekend meetings on economics and oil. Oil prices slipped early Friday, dragging energy companies lower. Citibank said first quarter profit declined sharply, but results beat expectations and Citi shares rose 2.4 percent. This weekend, finance ministers from leading ...

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Stocks are jumbled as consumer companies rise, energy falls

FILE - This Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are edging mostly higher in early trading, Monday, March 28, 2016. Markets are generally quiet with trading closed across Europe for the Easter holiday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are wobbling Monday morning as retailers and makers of household goods inch higher. Energy companies are falling with the price of oil. Hotel chains Starwood and Marriott are rising again as Marriott and Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group continue to try to buy Starwood. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 18 points, ...

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