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US stocks gain ground following 7 straight weeks of losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Monday following seven weeks of declines that nearly ended the bull market that began in March 2020. The S&P 500 ros...

Asia stocks weighed by inflation concerns, China tech selling

Asian stocks came under pressure on Monday as persistent worries about inflation and rising interest rates dogged the global economic outlook and fresh selling in technology stocks weighed on Chinese ...

Asian shares mixed after Wall St barely misses bear market

Shares are mixed in Asia in cautious trading after Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market on Friday. Tokyo and Sydney were higher Monday while Hong Kong and Shanghai decli...

Business Highlights: US stocks' late rally, Hyundai's plans

___ Final-hour rally yanks Wall Street from maw of bear market NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market Friday after another drop for stocks...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The stock market clawed back from a midday drop Friday after coming to the edge of its first bear market since the beginning of the pandemic. The S&P 500 ended 18.7% below the r...

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares bounce as China moves to boost housing

Asian shares jumped on Friday after China cut a key lending benchmark to support a slowing economy, but a gauge of global equities remained set for its longest weekly losing streak on record amid inve...

Asian stocks rise after Wall St slips closer to bear market

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Friday after Wall Street fell closer to bear territory, China cut a key interest rate and Japanese inflation edged higher. Market benchmarks i...

Business Highlights: New Twitter policy, Wall Street slide

___ New Twitter policy aims to pierce fog of war misinformation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is stepping up its fight against misinformation with a new policy crack...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks ended another volatile day lower on Wall Street Thursday, bringing the market closer to its first bear market since the beginning of the pandemic. The S&P 500, the benchma...

EXPLAINER: ESG investing and the debate surrounding it

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's the latest sign ESG investing is now mainstream after starting as a niche corner of Wall Street: It's become the target of Republican politicians and billionaire Elon Musk amid ...

World shares sink after inflation driven retreat on Wall St

TOKYO (AP) — Shares declined in Europe and Asia on Thursday after a broad retreat on Wall Street triggered by worries over the impact of persistent high inflation on corporate profits and consumer spe...

EXPLAINER: Why is Wall Street close to a bear market?

NEW YORK (AP) — The bears are rumbling toward Wall Street. The stock market’s skid this year has pulled the S&P 500 close to what’s known as a bear market. Rising interest rates,...

Business Highlights: Wall Street sell-off, Target's woes

___ Stocks fall sharply as Target’s woes renew inflation fears NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed sharply lower on Wall Street Wednesday as dismal results from Target re...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks closed sharply lower on Wall Street Wednesday as dismal results from Target renewed fears that inflation is battering U.S. companies. The S&P 500, the benchmark for many ...

Global stocks mixed after US retail data offset rate fears

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed and Wall Street futures were lower Wednesday after positive U.S. retail sales data helped to offset concern the Federal Reserve might consider more rate ...