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Business Highlights: Jobless rate, service sector growth

___ US jobless rate sinks to 4.2% as many more people find jobs WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s unemployment rate tumbled last month to its lowest point since the pande...

DocuSign, Olli's fall; Marvell Technology, Smartsheet rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: DiDi Global Inc., down $1.73 to $6.07. The China-based ride-hailing service is ...

Wall Street's wild swings continue as stocks rise, then fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are churning in mixed trading on Wall Street Friday following a tough-to-parse report on U.S. jobs, as markets continue to swirl at the tail end of a dizzying week. ...

Cowed by Chinese regulators, Didi plans New York delisting and Hong Kong debut

Just five months after its debut, ride-hailing giant Didi Global (DIDI.N) said it plans to withdraw from the New York stock exchange and pursue a Hong Kong listing - a stunning volte-face as it bends ...

Global stocks wobble as Didi delisting revives U.S.-China worries

Stocks fell on Friday after Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi said it would delist in New York, renewing concern about U.S.-China tensions and tech regulation, while oil headed for a sixth consecutive w...

China's Didi to leave US stock market amid tech crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — China's dominant ride-hailing service, Didi Global Inc., said Friday it will pull out of the New York Stock Exchange and shift its share trading to Hong Kong as the ruling Communist Par...

China asks Didi to delist from U.S. on security fears - Bloomberg News

Chinese regulators have asked top executives of ride hailing giant Didi Global Inc to devise a plan to delist from U.S. bourses on Security fears, Bloomberg News reported on Friday. China's tec...

Pelicans' Louzada suspended for 25 games for drug violation

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans reserve small forward Didi Louzada has been suspended 25 games for violating the the NBA's performance-enhancing drug rules. Louzada’s suspens...

Alibaba stock dives nearly 11% after company admits slower growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Alibaba’s Hong Kong share price tanked Friday (Nov. 19) after the company warned investors of slowing growth. The nosedive amounted to a 10.7% cut to the company&...

Cashman says Boone made decision to move Torres to second

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone made the decision to shift Gleyber Torres from shortstop to second base late in the season. General manager Brian Cashman said Tue...

Uber Q3 loss widens on investment losses, revenue up 72%

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber on Thursday posted a big rebound in third-quarter revenue thanks to riders and drivers returning from pandemic lockdowns, but its bottom-line loss was wider than Wall Street ...

Philippines: Can boxer Manny Pacquiao win the presidency?

Five candidates have emerged in the Philippines as vying for the presidency in 2022, the most famous of which is boxer Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao, who holds the distinction of being the only boxing cha...

Taiwan's Golden Bell-winning 'Magician on the Skywalk' in hot water over VFX

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the success of ‘The Magician on the Skywalk’ at the 56th Golden Bell Awards (GBAs), Lin Chia-chi (林家齊), GBA judge and founder of MoonShine Animation,...

China tightens political control of internet giants

BEIJING (AP) — The ruling Communist Party is tightening political control over China’s internet giants and tapping their wealth to pay for its ambitions to reduce reliance on U.S. and European technol...

Harper homers, Suárez shuts down Marlins in Phils' 5-0 win

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper had three hits including his 35th homer, Ranger Suárez pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Friday night. ...