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Asia Markets: Asian markets gain in muted holiday trading

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Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.

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Asia Markets: Asian markets gain in muted holiday trading

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Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.

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Howard Gold’s No-Nonsense Investing: Even 75% of Americans in the best 401(k) plans won’t have enough to retire

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Many workers don’t save enough for retirement or undermine themselves — still, there are a few fixes.

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Market Snapshot: Stocks close higher as investors digest plethora of earnings, economic data

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U.S. stocks close higher Thursday as investors continued to analyze the flow of corporate earnings and a series of conflicting economic reports.

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Market Extra: Zoom Technologies soared 56,000% in the past 30 days — as unrelated Zoom Video prepared its IPO

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Much has been made of the buzzy public debut of Zoom Video Communications Inc., the enterprise videoconference software company with a $1 billion valuation, that is set to list on Nasdaq, but the shares of another unrelated company has been more aptly … Continue reading

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Market Extra: Cyclical stocks are back in vogue as recession fears fade

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Investors have all but abandoned sectors considered defensive in favor of cyclical stocks that perform better during periods of healthy growth.

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Market Extra: Cyclical stocks are back in vogue as recession fears fade

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Investors have all but abandoned sectors considered defensive in favor of cyclical stocks that perform better during periods of healthy growth.

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Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick up, but applications hit a 9-year high

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Rates for home loans were modestly higher, but consumer demand, as measured by applications for mortgages, remained robust.

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Market Extra: StockTwits to launch commission-free stock trading platform to rival Robinhood, others

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StockTwits — a social-media platform founded in 2008 as a venue for day traders to exchange ideas and musings — is set to kick off a free online brokerage unit, aimed at appealing to its current roster of approximately two million members, as well as luring millennials.

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Health-care drama has now spread to biopharma stocks

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Health stocks had another bad day, with investor jitters spreading to the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors, as well.

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