US stocks dip following weak forecasts from chip companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower Friday morning as chipmakers slide, leading losses for technology companies. Energy companies are rising with oil prices. Tesla is falling further on repor...

Greek bailout ends, but Europe's debt problem goes on

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece officially emerges from its bailout program on Monday, after eight years of cutbacks enforced in return for massive loans and an economic collapse on the scale of the ...

Taiwan raises economic growth prediction for 2018 to 2.69%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s economy is performing better than expected, leading the government to raise its growth prediction for 2018 to 2.69 percent from 2.60 percent. For 2019, t...

Trump team predicts an economic boom, defying most analysts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say? Or, as the Trump administration insists, is the economy on th...

China readying military to strike Taiwan, US targets in Pacific: Pentagon report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 17, the Pentagon released an annual report on Chinese military power for the U.S. Congress tor review when drafting legislation over the upcoming year. The repo...

Taiwan to raise hourly wage by 7% to NT$150

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's hourly minimum wage is to be increased by over 7 percent, while the monthly minimum wage is to be hiked by 5 percent, pending approval by the Executive Yuan, ...

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___ Google clarifies it tracks users who pause location history SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has changed a help page that erroneously described how its "Location His...

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say? Or, as the Trump administration insists, is the economy on th...

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say? Or, as the Trump administration insists, is the economy on th...

Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top White House economic adviser confirms that China will send a trade envoy to Washington this month for talks to defuse an escalating dispute that threatens global economic gro...

US stocks climb ahead of China trade talks; Walmart surges

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are surging Thursday morning as China and the U.S. prepare to hold their first trade discussions in months, a potential sign of progress toward ending the trade war between...

Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 ...

Taiwan’s minimum wage expected to increase: Premier  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said that given Taiwan's recent economic growth, increases to the minimum wage should not be unexpected, during a TV interview with CT...

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___ Fed rate policy unintentionally pressures emerging economies WASHINGTON (AP) — By ratcheting up U.S. interest rates, the Federal Reserve has — unintentionally —...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout in riskier assets including technology stocks, copper and crude oil. U.S. retailers took a drubbing after Macy's r...