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Pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in New York.  Stocks are climbing back in the early going on Wall Street Thursday, a day after the market took its biggest one-day loss since October.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Stocks rise, with investors watching online activist traders

Jan. 28, 2021 10:27 AM EST

Stocks were recovering in early trading on Thursday, after falling sharply the day before on lingering worries about the long-term economic damage from the pandemic. Investors continued to watch the nauseating moves of stocks like GameStop and AMC, which have become targets of online retail investors that have...

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Asian shares skidded on Thursday as a reality check set in about longtime economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, giving Wall Street its worst day since October.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Asian shares drop after US stocks' worst day since October

Jan. 27, 2021 9:59 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares skidded on Thursday as a reality check set in about longtime economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, giving Wall Street its worst day since October. Benchmarks in Japan, South Korea, Australia and China declined Thursday. The region is looking ahead to earnings season for a...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jan. 27, 2021 3:56 PM EST

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for March delivery rose 24 cents to $52.85 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for March delivery fell 10 cents to $55.81 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery was unchanged at $1.58 a gallon. February heating oil rose 1 cent to $1.61 a gallon. February natural gas rose 10...

A woman cycles past by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. Stocks were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Asian shares mixed following lackluster day on Wall Street

Jan. 26, 2021 11:59 PM EST

Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street. Benchmarks logged moderate gains in Hong Kong and Tokyo, but were flat in Sydney and Shanghai. Australian shares declined. Markets have meandered since last week as investors weighed solid corporate earnings results against renewed...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jan. 26, 2021 4:35 PM EST

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for March delivery fell 16 cents to $52.61 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for March delivery rose 3 cents to $55.91 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery rose 2 cents to $1.58 a gallon. February heating oil was flat at $1.60 a gallon. February natural gas rose 5 cents to...

A man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Shares fell in Asia on Tuesday after a choppy session on Wall Street yielded mixed results as the market struggled to find direction. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian shares retreat after bumpy day on Wall Street

Jan. 25, 2021 11:01 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell in Asia on Tuesday after a choppy session on Wall Street yielded mixed results as the market struggled to find direction. Hong Kong led other regional markets lower, dropping 1.9% to 29,587.91. Markets in Australia and India were closed for holidays. Traders are keeping a wary...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jan. 25, 2021 3:57 PM EST

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for March delivery rose 50 cents to $52.77 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for March delivery rose 47 cents to $55.88 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery rose 1 cent to $1.56 a gallon. February heating oil rose 2 cents to $1.59 a gallon. February natural gas rose 16 cents...

A woman walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. Asian shares rose Monday amid some hope for recovering economies slammed by the pandemic, as market attention turned to upcoming company earnings. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian shares rise on recovery hopes, markets eye earnings

Jan. 24, 2021 10:53 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Monday amid some hopes for recovering economies slammed by the pandemic, as market attention turned to upcoming company earnings. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained nearly 0.5% in morning trading to 28,767.43. Australia's S&P/ASX200 added 0.4% to 6,829.60. South Korea's...

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, traders work on the floor during the United Wholesale Mortgage IPO, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Wall Street is tapping the brakes on its record-setting rally this week, as markets worldwide take a pause on Friday. (Courtney Crow/New York Stock Exchange via AP)

Mixed finish on Wall Street as worldwide rally takes a pause

Jan. 22, 2021 4:51 PM EST

Wall Street tapped the brakes on its recent record-setting rally Friday with a mixed finish for the major stock indexes, though the S&P 500 still ended the week with its third weekly gain in four. The benchmark index fell 0.3%, snapping a three-day winning streak, but notched a 1.9% gain for the week. The...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jan. 22, 2021 3:33 PM EST

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for March delivery fell 86 cents to $52.27 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for March delivery fell 69 cents to $55.41 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery was little changed at $1.55 a gallon. February heating oil fell 2 cents to $1.58 a gallon. February natural gas fell 4...