The art of hyperbole: Trump's got it down pat

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's never just a deal. President Donald Trump's penchant for overselling his accomplishments has been on vivid display in recent days as he hailed his Syria cease-...

Business Highlights

___ China's economic slowdown deepens, weighing on global growth BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slowed to a new three-decade low amid a tariff war with Wash...

Stocks slip as first big week of earnings heads to a finish

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slipping in midday trading on Wall Street Friday, weighed down by losses in technology companies. The market is still on track for its second weekly gain after three straigh...

Stocks slip as first big week of earnings heads to a finish

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street Friday, weighed down by losses in technology companies. The market is still on track for its second weekly gain after three straight...

CIER raises Taiwan's economic growth forecast for 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Friday (Oct. 18), the Chung-Hua Institution of Economic Research (CIER) announced that it has revised Taiwan’s economic growth forecast for the next year. Acco...

World finance officials facing host of problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its sister organization, the World Bank, are laying out their visions for the future, hoping to achieve a world with les...

Is the mask finally slipping for Communist China?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The seventieth anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China was supposed to be a moment of great celebration and a chance to highlight the countr...

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___ Solid company earnings power broad rally for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks notched solid gains on Wall Street Tuesday as investors welcomed surprisingly good...

Stocks move higher as companies report solid earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Solid financial results from some of the nation's largest companies helped push stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday. Health care stocks led the mark...

Stocks rally on hopes for a breakthrough in trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rallied in early trading Friday, erasing their losses for the week, as investors hope for a breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war. President Donald Trump ga...

Malaysia offers incentives to boost growth in 2020 budget

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government is offering investment incentives and wide-ranging financial goodies for ethnic Malays and the poor but is hiking taxes for the rich in a smaller na...

Lam says Chinese military could step in if uprising gets bad

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warned Tuesday that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked the city for months "becomes so bad...

Taiwan’s electronics giants may cut and run from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four Taiwan business giants, including Foxconn Technology Group, Quanta Computer, Inventec and Compal, will withdraw from the Chinese market due to the ongoing U.S.-China ...

Morris Chang notes importance of marketing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder and former CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), gave a speech on "Lessons for Business Leaders" at National Tsin...

The Latest: US jobless rate fell to 50-year low of 3.5%

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the September U.S. jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The U.S. unemployment rate fell in September to a new five-decade low of...