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US stocks mixed amid disappointing data (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 6 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed Thursday amid disappointing economic data and investors' concerns over the economy.A round of mixed economic data released Thursday together with actions ... Read more...

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US service sector grows in June


July 6th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) The US non-manufacturing sector expanded for the 30th straight month in June, but at a slower pace, a survey revealed Thursday.The Non-Manufacturing Index (NMI), which measures ... Read more...

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Oil edges up


June 6th, 2012 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (IANS) Crude oil prices edged up after seesawing Tuesday as US service sector data came in supportive, but weak European data deepened demand concerns.The Institute for ... Read more...

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US stocks gain on positive service data


June 6th, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (IANS) US stocks gained Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors felt heartened after a better-than-expected service report.When the ... Read more...

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Oil tumbles on weak US jobs report


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 2 (IANS) Crude prices tumbled Friday as weak US jobs report for May, weak manufacturing data from China, and a spiralling euro zone debt crisis deepened worries ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on upbeat manufacturing data


May 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (IANS) US stock jumped Tuesday, with the blue-chip Dow rallying to a fresh four-year high, as market sentiment was boosted by upbeat manufacturing data.According to the ... Read more...

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US stocks open lower on Greek worry


March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (IANS) US stocks opened lower Monday amid investors' concerns on a likely Greek default after rating agency Moody's latest downgrade of Greece's credit rating.The Dow Jones ... Read more...

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Growth slows in US service sector


December 6th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 6 (IANS/EFE) The service sector, which accounts for more than 75 percent of US economic activity, expanded last month at the slowest pace in nearly two years, ... Read more...

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Growth of US manufacturing sector slows


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) Growth of the US manufacturing sector slowed in October to just above the threshhold where expansion begins and contraction is left behind, the Institute for ... Read more...

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Report points to slower growth in US manufacturing


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) The US manufacturing sector grew in August for the 25th consecutive month, but the pace of expansion was the slowest since July 2009, the Institute ... Read more...

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US service sector grows at slowest pace in 18 months


August 4th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) The service sector of the US economy grew last month at the slowest pace since January 2010, said a report released Wednesday.The Institute for Supply ... Read more...

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US manufacturing slows


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The manufacturing sector in the US saw lower growth in July with the weakest rate of expansion in two years, according to data released Monday ... Read more...

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Wall Street drops amid debt ceiling uncertainty and weak data (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 2 (IANS) Wall Street fell Monday on weak manufacture data and debt vote worries, with the S&P; 500 falling for a sixth day, Xinhua reported. Major ... Read more...

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US stocks extend losses as relief over debt deal faded


August 2nd, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 2 (IANS) US stocks ended lower after a short-lived rally Monday, with the Dow extending losses to the seventh straight session, as relief over a debt ... Read more...

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Wall Street sees best week in nearly two years


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 2 (IANS) With all three indexes rallying for the fifth straight day, Wall Street Friday finished its best week in nearly two years, Xinhua reported.The Dow Jones ... Read more...

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US stocks continue rally on strong manufacturing data


July 1st, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) US stocks rose Thursday with major indexes gained for the fourth consecutive day, as improvement in Greece and upbeat manufacturing data reignited hopes for a ... Read more...

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US stocks sink on weak jobs, manufacturing report


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 2 (IANS) US stocks sank Wednesday after four straight gains, as the latest data on jobs and manufacturing markets provided fresh evidence of a weaker economic recovery, ... Read more...

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US manufacturing remains healthy


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Growth in the US manufacturing sector slowed slightly last month, but remains healthy, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said Monday.While the ISM index fell ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on falling unemployment rate


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (IANS) US stocks moved up Friday amid reports that the country's unemployment rate fell to a two-year low in March.The Dow Jones industrial average advanced 56.99 ... Read more...

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US stocks boosted by upbeat economic news


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 2 (DPA) US stocks climbed by the most in nearly a month Monday, fuelled by upbeat economic news and gains in commodity producers. Manufacturing sector gains in the US ... Read more...

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US stocks surge on first trading day of 2010


January 5th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 5 (DPA) US stocks posted strong gains on the first trading day of 2010 after some positive manufacturing figures fuelled optimism about the prospects for the US economy in ... Read more...

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US stocks gain on Ford profits, positive economic news


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 3 (DPA) US stocks started the week stronger Monday amid a surge of positive economic news and surprising profits for carmaker Ford. Ford Motor Co reported a net income of ... Read more...

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US stocks rise after completing best quarter since 2003


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 2 (DPA) US stocks climbed higher Wednesday on slightly rosier prospects for manufacturing and housing, a day after investors celebrated the best quarter on Wall Street since 2003. The stock ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on better-than-expected economic data


April 2nd, 2009 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (Xinhua) Wall Street rose Wednesday on better than expected economic data. The US National Association of Realtors said its seasonally adjusted index of pending sales for previously occupied homes ... Read more...

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US stocks dragged down by disappointing earnings


February 5th, 2009 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (Xinhua) US stocks were dragged down by disappointing earnings and outlook warnings Wednesday despite a better-than-expected service sector reportThe market was lifted in the morning after latest data ... Read more...

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Wall Street falls amid economic woes


December 2nd, 2008 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 2 (Xinhua) Share prices on the Wall Street plunged amid economic woes Monday as investors cashed in some of their gains from the big rally in the previous week.Retail ... Read more...

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Car sales drop, manufacturing contracts amid credit crisis


November 4th, 2008 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (DPA) Major automakers Monday reported a sharp drop in October sales, while the manufacturing sector contracted the most in 26 years as the credit crisis continued to spread to ... Read more...

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Wall Street flat after weak economic data


November 4th, 2008 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 3 (Xinhua) Wall Street fluctuated in a narrow range Monday, showing signs of stability after the US government posted weak economic data and borrowing costs further declined. The US ... Read more...

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US stocks edge lower as Senate considers rescue plan


October 2nd, 2008 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 2 (DPA) After a topsy-turvy start to the week, US stocks fell only slightly Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a Senate vote on the $700-billion rescue plan.Stocks ... Read more...

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