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A giant American Flag hangs on the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.  U.S. stock indexes are mixed in early trading Wednesday, as Wall Street’s tumultuous month continues to churn.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Stocks close sharply lower as tech sector takes another hit

Sep. 23, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

Wall Street experienced more whiplash Wednesday as stocks closed broadly lower, wiping out the market's gains from the day before. The S&P 500 fell 2.4% after giving up an earlier gain. The selling, which accelerated in the afternoon, was widespread, though technology stocks accounted for the biggest losses....

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 23, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose 33 cents to $39.93 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 5 cents to $41.77 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 2 cents to $1.18 a gallon. October heating oil rose 1 cent to $1.11 a gallon. October natural gas rose 29...

Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook.
(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Asian shares take breather after Wall Street gains

Sep. 23, 2020 12:04 AM EDT

Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook. Stocks slipped Wednesday in Japan, Hong Kong and Seoul but rose in Sydney after the government reported retail sales fared better than expected. Overnight, the S&P 500...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 22, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 29 cents to $39.60 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 28 cents to $41.72 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery fell 1 cent to $1.16 a gallon. October heating oil fell 1 cent to $1.10 a gallon. October natural gas was little...

A man wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Shares slipped Tuesday in Asia after markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic’s economic pain. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian shares track Wall Street retreat on pandemic pains

Sep. 22, 2020 12:41 AM EDT

Shares slipped Tuesday in Asia after markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic’s economic pain. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.3% to 23,894.72 and the Kospi in South Korea sank 1.7% to 2,348.24. The S&P/ASX 200 in Australia lost 0.6% to 5,787.00 and the Shanghai Composite index edged 0.1%...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 21, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery fell $1.80 to $39.31 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for November delivery fell $1.71 to $41.44 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery fell 6 cents to $1.18 a gallon. October heating oil fell 5 cents to $1.11 a gallon. October natural gas fell 21 cents to...

FILE - Marble sculptures occupy the pediment above the New York Stock Exchange signage, Tuesday Aug. 25, 2020, in New York.  Stocks are drifting in mixed trading on Wall Street Friday, Sept. 18, as another zig-zag week for markets closes out following their abrupt loss of momentum this month.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

US stocks fall as market decline extends for third week

Sep. 18, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

Wall Street capped another turbulent week of trading Friday with a broad slide in stocks that left the S&P 500 with its third-straight weekly loss. The S&P 500 fell 1.1%, led once again by a sell-off in technology companies, with Apple, Amazon and Alphabet weighing particularly on the market. Technology...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 18, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 14 cents to $41.11 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for November delivery fell 15 cents to $43.15 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 1 cent to $1.24 a gallon. October heating oil was little changed at $1.16 a gallon. October natural gas rose 1...

FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2020 file photo, the Wall St. street sign is framed by American flags flying outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York.  Stocks are falling early on Wall Street Thursday, Sept. 17,  as the late selling from the previous day carries over.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Asia slightly higher despite Wall Street slump, virus fears

Sep. 17, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were slightly higher Friday despite some investor attention shifting again to the uncertainties in global economies amid the coronavirus pandemic, as reflected in the overnight fall on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was little changed but inched up less than 0.1% in...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Sep. 17, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 81 cents to $40.97 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose $1.08 to $43.30 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery rose 4 cents to $1.22 a gallon. October heating oil rose 4 cents to $1.16 a gallon. October natural gas fell 22...