Asian markets mixed as oil prices surge

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after crude prices surged following an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing facility. Hong Kong's benchmark tumbled 1%...

Asian markets mixed as oil prices surge

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after crude prices surged following an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing facility. Hong Kong's benchmark tumbled 1....

Bundesbank chief Weidmann critical of new ECB stimulus

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's central bank says the European Central Bank "overshot the mark" in delivering a new blast of monetary stimulus to help the continent's shaky economy. ...

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___ US budget deficit for 11 months up $169 billion over 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government's budget deficit increased by $169 billion to $1.07 trillion in ...

US consumer prices up slight 0.1% in August but core higher

WASHINGTON (AP) — Overall consumer prices slowed in August, reflecting a big drop in the cost of gasoline and other energy products. But core inflation, which excludes energy and food, was rising at i...

Stocks rise as US, China ease trade tensions

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose in early trading after the U.S. and China took more steps to ease tensions in their long-standing trade war that threatens to hurt the broader global economy. ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on trade talk hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Stocks are rising early on Wall Street Thursday on further signs of eas...

Turkish central bank slashes key interest rate again

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's central bank, under its new governor, has slashed its key interest rate again, this time by 3.25 percentage points. The bank said Thursday it had lower...

European Central Bank unveils new help for economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is launching a new round of monetary stimulus to support economic growth in the face of uncertainties like the U.S.-China trade conflict and Brexit....

European Central Bank cuts key rate, restarts bond-buying stimulus program to help slowing economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank cuts key rate, restarts bond-buying stimulus program to help slowing economy.

Asian shares mixed after China eases trade tensions

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after China and the U.S. moved to ease trade tensions. Investors drew encouragement from China's decision to exempt some U.S. products...

Asian shares mixed after China eases trade tensions

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after China moved to ease trade tensions. Investors drew encouragement from China's decision to exempt some U.S. products from a recent rou...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 11 The Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News & Observer on how a congressional election in ...

US stocks edge higher as China eases trade tensions

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading on Wednesday as investors snapped up technology companies following China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs. ...

ECB faces key stimulus decision as Draghi era nears end

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Analysts say European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is preparing a new shot of stimulus to prop up economic growth and inflation, though doubts are growing about whether cen...