Darkening clouds start to overhang global economic expansion

WASHINGTON (AP) — After galloping along for the past two years, the global economy is showing signs of weakening, with the United States, China and Europe all facing the rising threat of a slowdown. ...

Global markets sink again as tech and retail stocks drop

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are skidding Tuesday morning, putting the market back into the red for the year, as weak results from retailers and mounting losses for big technology companies compound the mar...

Bank of England to publish Brexit deal analysis next week

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England will publish its economic analysis of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal next week as well as an assessment of what would happen if Britain crashes out of the E...

'China's Golden Age is OVER': YouTuber SerpentZA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A popular South African YouTuber with over 460,000 followers on Monday (Nov. 19) uploaded a video in which he asserts that China's "Golden Age" of sky-high g...

Asian stocks slide after Wall Street losses, Nissan arrest

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks slid Tuesday after tech losses dragged down Wall Street and Nissan's chairman was arrested on charges of financial misconduct. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai...

China to propose WTO reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) said the country will propose WTO reforms, but warned that it is not an opportunity for other nations to tra...

Acrimonious Pacific summit underscores China-US tensions

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Pacific Rim leaders at a key Asian summit failed to reach agreement on a joint declaration on world trade for the first time in nearly three decades, highlighting...

Taiwan APEC envoy: Don't be optimistic about next phase of US- China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a press conference on Sunday, Nov. 18, Taiwan’s envoy to the APEC Summit, Morris Chang, declared that he and his delegation had successfully completed all tas...

Japan's exports recover but reports trade deficit in October

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is reporting a trade deficit in October but is seeing a recovery in exports after getting slammed by natural disasters in September. Japan's Ministry of Finance sa...

Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global pow...

Taiwan's economy forecast to slow down over next 6 months: survey

Taiwan's economy is expected to slow down over the next six months in the wake of volatility in global equity markets and the impact of escalating trade tensions between the United States and Chin...

Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher

Wall Street capped a day of volatile trading with a late-afternoon buying spree that sent U.S. stock indexes to a mostly higher finish Friday. Despite the 11th-hour rally, the benchm...

Nvidia, Nordstrom fall; PG&E, Sprint rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Nvidia Corp., down $37.96 to $164.43 The chipmaker said it had a large number of unsold ch...

Brexit, Italy, trade: Risks piling up for Europe's economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's five-year economic expansion is facing a mid-life crisis as it copes with a potential debt explosion in Italy, a U.S.-China trade war and the risk of a disorderly Br...

French minister warns of new Cold War from US/China tensions

PARIS (AP) — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned that the trade dispute between the United States and China could escalate into a fresh Cold War. Le Maire made the alarm-so...