US stocks rise to records, despite rare stumble for tech

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks mostly rose in Tuesday morning trading as corporate profits continue to come in even bigger than analysts expected. McDonald's and Caterpillar were among the big companies ...

Asian stocks sag amid caution on earnings, politics

TOKYO (AP) — Asian share benchmarks sagged Tuesday as investors awaited a slew of corporate earnings reports. A meeting of the Federal Reserve and caution over potential twists and turns in U.S. polit...

Forecast of Taiwan's manufacturing output growth upgraded

The Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK) under the government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute has raised its forecast of output growth for Taiwan's manufacturing sect...

Made-in-USA goods can be pricey and elusive. Just ask Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's push this week to get Americans to buy goods "made in America" is harder than it might seem. Even for Trump. The gold-pla...

Tsai pledges more support for expansion of Taiwanese businesses in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a meeting of chambers of commerce leaders, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen pledged to take more steps to help Taiwanese businesses expand further throughou...

China's ambition, US retreat on show in Serbian factory town

SMEDEREVO, Serbia (AP) — A giant Chinese red flag flutters on a pole where an American flag used to fly at a steel mill in this dusty industrial Serbian town. The company logos of U.S. Steel are faded...

Key points from the G20 summit of world leaders

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Leaders of the Group of 20 rich and developing countries spent two days trying to come up with common positions on climate change, trade and migration at their summit in Hambur...

A guide to what's up at the Group of 20 summit

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — An assertive U.S. president willing to tear up existing deals. Clashing positions over trade and climate change. North Korea launching a long-range missile. A global economy th...

Trump and EU offer starkly different trade visions at G-20

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Competing visions of world trade are set to collide head-on at the Group of 20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg, Germany, this week. U.S. President Donald...

Asian shares rise as investors shake off missile concerns

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday, reversing early losses as investors shrugged off concerns over the implications of North Korea's long-range missile launch a day earlier. Trading was thin...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2017. There are 182 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 2, 193...

Yellen says reforms have made financial system safer

LONDON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says banking reforms now in place have made the financial system safer, and the world should be able to avoid the type of devastating crisis that struc...

Taiwan's premier reaffirms government’s commitment to joining TPP

The Republic of China (Taiwan) government is committed to seeking membership for the country in the Trans-Pacific Partnership and playing its part in bringing the trade agreement into force for the be...

Debt, protectionism could drag down improving global economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The global economy has picked up and prospects for the next few months are the best in a long time. But the recovery is maturing and faces risks from populi...

Mexico raises key interest rate to 7 pct to combat inflation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's central bank has raised its benchmark interest rate a quarter-point to 7 percent in an effort to limit inflation. The country's medium-term inflation targ...