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Stocks post losses Tuesday; oil prices gain nearly $1 US a barrel

Stock markets on both sides of the border lost ground Tuesday, a day after two of the three major U.S. indexes hit new highs and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed above the 5,000 mark for the first time in 15 years. 259 more words

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Stocks, oil prices up; Nasdaq within 10 points of 5,000 mark

Stock market indexes are flashing green Monday, the first trading day of March, as the technology-rich Nasdaq Composite Index zeroes in on the 5,000 level. 154 more words

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Oil prices up despite another jump in U.S. inventories; stock markets post gains

Oil prices are climbing Wednesday, with the April futures contract for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude regaining the $50 US a barrel level.

As of about 1:55 pm EST, WTI is trading at $50.03 US a barrel, up 75 cents on the day, despite another big jump in U.S. 120 more words

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Stocks in U.S. hit new record highs; TSX slips on weaker oil prices

Stock markets in the U.S. are up again Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index currently in record territory, while the Nasdaq Composite Index is closing in on the 5,000 level. 185 more words

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Oil, gold, TSX lower in afternoon trading; U.S. markets at new record highs

It’s a down day in Toronto and an up day in New York, as traders push stocks higher on reports out of Europe pointing to a Greek debt deal. 149 more words

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Oil prices sag on latest U.S. inventory data; stock markets down slightly

Oil prices slid below the $50 US a barrel level early Thursday before rallying later in the session to end the day north of the $51 mark. 212 more words

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Stocks, oil prices retreat after S&P 500 sets new high

Stock markets are having a mixed day Wednesday, one day after the S&P 500 Index closed above the 2,100 level for the first time.

As of about 2:14 pm EST, the broadly based U.S. 148 more words

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