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Off the Charts: Holiday heartbreak for retailers

NEW YORK (AP) — The holiday season was a brutal one for U.S. retailers, especially department stores and companies that sell luxury products, and companies and investors alike didn't see it coming. ...

Stocks edge higher in early trading, led by airlines, tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging higher in early trading Thursday as investors react to the latest fourth-quarter earnings reports from corporate America. American Airlines is rallying after it beat ...

Asian shares buoyed by US earnings, upbeat talk on China

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher on Thursday as positive U.S. earnings reports reassured investors that the world's largest economy was on track. Comments by a top Chinese official buo...

US stocks climb after strong earnings; IBM leads Dow rally

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising Wednesday morning following a crop of strong fourth-quarter earnings reports from companies including IBM, consumer products maker Proctor & Gamble, and manufactu...

Stocks dip as investors fear a weakening global economy

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks across the world slipped Tuesday morning as investors again grow concerned about signs the global economy is weakening. The International Monetary Fund trimmed its economic fore...

US stocks rise again to build on four-week rally

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising again Friday morning as the market wraps up another strong week with big gains for technology and industrial companies, while banks rose after more of them poste...

US stocks are little changed after strong start to 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday morning as the market's recent rally loses steam. Health care and communications companies are edging upward while banks and technology companie...

US stock indexes climb following strong bank earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising further Wednesday morning following strong results from major banks including Goldman Sachs and Bank of America. Technology and consumer-focuse...

Asian shares higher despite growth worries, Brexit limbo

SINGAPORE (AP) — Shares were mostly higher Wednesday in Asia as investors shrugged off the parliamentary vote against British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for leaving the European Union. Weak Jap...

US indexes climb as Netflix leads internet stock surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. are rising Tuesday morning as Netflix leads a rally in internet and technology companies after saying it will raise prices for its subscription plans. Major U.S. com...

Asian shares recover as China outlines 2019 policy plans

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets bounced back from slight early losses on Tuesday after senior economic officials said Beijing will cut taxes and keep monetary policy flexible to help weather China's sl...

Stocks slip after China says exports fell in December

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets around the world are down Monday after China reported a drop in exports in December. Fears about the health of China's economy and the global economy overall were a major...

Asian stocks rise on Fed restraint, U.S-China trade hopes

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Friday as investors cheered a more restrained Federal Reserve and U.S.-China trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index...

Stocks slip as US-China trade talks end; Macy's nosedives

NEW YORK (AP) — A rally in global stock markets faded Thursday after U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of trade talks in Beijing without any significant breakthrough. Retailers sank aft...

Global stocks sustain rally as US-China trade talks wrap up

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world built on their early 2019 rally Wednesday after negotiators from the U.S. and China extended their trade talks to a third day, which investors took as a sign th...