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Asian shares rally on hopes for China-US trade breakthrough

BANGKOK (AP) — Share prices have surged in Europe and Asia on Wednesday on hopes for progress in resolving the tariffs battle between the U.S. and China as talks appeared to have been extended in Beij...

US stocks rise again as investors hope for trade progress

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe continued to rise Tuesday led by industrial, technology and energy companies as well as retailers. The latest round of trade talks betwe...

Asian shares mixed as officials mum on China-US trade talks

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as officials kept silent on talks in Beijing aimed at resolving trade tensions with the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 ind...

US stocks edge higher after huge swings in recent trading

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street Monday after enormous swings the previous two days. Representatives from the U.S. and China began a roun...

Japan rebounds, Asia jumps on US data as trade talks begin

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data lifted indexes on Wall Street. All eyes are on trade talks in Beijing, where American and Chinese officials are...

Stocks surge as US and China plan trade talks; hiring climbs

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are jumping Friday as investors welcomed news of trade talks between the U.S. and China next week and the U.S. government reported a big increase in hiring in December. T...

Japanese shares skid, Shanghai climbs after Wall St sell-off

SINGAPORE (AP) — Japanese shares tumbled and Shanghai's benchmark climbed Friday as Asian markets steadied following a technology-led sell-off on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 index st...

Apple warning of weak sales in China sends US stocks sinking

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's warning that its sales in China weakened over the holidays added to investors' fears that the global economy is losing strength, with the trade fight between the U.S. and China...

Tough start to 2019 for stocks after weak data from China

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are falling to start 2019 after more shaky economic news from China. The stock market turned volatile late in 2018 as investors grew increasingly worried about threats to...

Trade war, big profits, wild swings: a look at 2018 markets

Wall Street started 2018 strong, buoyed by a growing economy and corporate profits. It didn't end that way. U.S. stocks climbed to new highs in January, shook off a sudden, steep dro...

Trade war, profits, marijuana: Markets saw it all in 2018

Wall Street started 2018 strong, buoyed by a growing economy and corporate profits. It isn't ending that way. U.S. stocks climbed to new highs early, shook off a sudden, steep drop b...

US stock indexes inch higher after days of huge losses

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are modestly higher Friday morning and indexes overseas are slightly lower as a steep plunge in global stock markets comes to at least a temporary halt. I...

US stocks dip again following several days of steep losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock prices are moving slightly lower on Wall Street Thursday morning, a day after another big plunge rocked markets around the world. The benchmark S&P 500 inde...

Fed's Powell embraces uncertainty and risks that go with it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell sounded a note of humility Wednesday. The question for the Federal Reserve chairman is whether humility plays well with the financial markets. Speakin...

US stocks rise before Federal Reserve meeting; oil rebounds

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are climbing Wednesday morning as a modest recovery in oil prices pulls energy companies slightly higher following huge losses a day earlier. Markets were...