US stocks edge higher in early trading, extending gains

U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Wednesday, extending modest gains from a day earlier, as investors reviewed the latest batch of company earnings reports. Gains in co...

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US automakers to Trump: Don't slap tariffs on imported cars

DETROIT (AP) — America's auto industry is bracing for a potential escalation in President Donald Trump's tariff war with the world, one that could weaken the global auto industry and economy, inflate ...

US stocks mixed ahead of more China-US trade talks

Stocks edged between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as U.S. markets reopened following the Presidents Day holiday and as investors sized up the latest company earnings ...

Asian shares gain on hopes for progress on China-US trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Share benchmarks were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday as Chinese and U.S. negotiators geared up for trade talks in Washington this week. U.S. markets were closed Mond...

EU to react swiftly if Trump slaps tariffs on EU cars

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says that its reaction will be "swift and adequate" if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive...

Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. ...

Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. ...

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Deere, hit on both sides of trade war, posts weak 1Q earns

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Deere & Co., a manufacturer that faces threats from both ends of a trade war, cited rising costs and anxious farmers as it reported a profit shortfall for the first quarter Fri...

Trade talk optimism pushes stocks higher in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — Plans to extend key trade talks between the U.S. and China drove stocks broadly higher in early trading. The early gains mark a turnaround after the market ended lowe...

The Latest: Defense chief: UK steadfast on European security

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's upcoming scheduled exit from the European Union (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Britain's defense secretary has sought to reassure...

French minister: Britain must hurry up and decide on Brexit

PARIS (AP) — France's Europe minister is urging Britain to "hurry up" and decide whether it's leaving the European Union with or without a deal. Nathalie Loiseau said on RTL radio Fr...

AP analysis: Steel tariffs waived even with tough trade talk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President Donald Trump's tough talk on trade, his administration has granted hundreds of companies permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and oth...

Trump's new trade decision: Impose tariffs on imported cars?

DETROIT (AP) — Sometimes, on a bad night, Brad Strong wakes at 2 a.m. and can't get back to sleep. The insomnia isn't about his family or money or health. It's about tariffs. The Str...