Asian shares advance as investors await US-China trade moves

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average notched another record high. Investors were awaiting developments on the China-U.S....

Global stocks lower amid uncertainty over US-China trade

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly declined Friday amid uncertainty about a possible U.S.-Chinese agreement to roll back tariffs in their trade war. Tokyo rose after Beijing said Thur...

'End of history'? 30 years on, does that idea still hold up?

LONDON (AP) — Months before the Berlin Wall fell on Nov. 9, 1989, with the Soviet stranglehold over the Eastern Bloc crumbling, a young political scientist named Francis Fukuyama made a declaration th...

Europeans look to China as global partner, shun Trump's US

PARIS (AP) — When France's president wants to carry European concerns to the world stage to find solutions for climate change, trade tensions or Iran's nuclear ambitions, he no longer ca...

Europeans look to China as global partner, shun Trump's US

PARIS (AP) — When France's president wants to carry European concerns to the world stage to find solutions for climate change, trade tensions or Iran's nuclear ambitions, he no longer calls Washington...

Taiwan small and medium enterprises see steady growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a document disclosed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Tuesday (Nov. 5), small and medium enterprises in Taiwan are said to have shown steady growth in 2019, while...

Asia stocks mixed on possible US-China trade snag

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after investors were rattled by a possible snag in a U.S.-Chinese trade truce following reports Beijing wants Washington to lift punitive tariff...

China-led Asian trade bloc pushes ahead as India drops out

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — A 16-nation trade initiative backed by China is pushing ahead as India, facing fierce domestic opposition to its market-opening requirements, has dropped out. Lead...

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___ Why Trump tariffs haven't revitalized American steelmakers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's move last year to tax imported steel triggered jeers but a...

Why Trump tariffs haven't revitalized American steelmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's move last year to tax imported steel triggered jeers but also cheers. Its goal — to raise steel prices — threatened to hurt the legions of U.S. manufacturers...

Why Trump tariffs haven't revitalized American steelmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's move last year to tax imported steel triggered jeers but also cheers. Its goal — to raise steel prices — threatened to hurt the legions of U.S. manufacturers...

Why Trump tariffs haven't revitalized American steelmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's move last year to tax imported steel triggered jeers but also cheers. Its goal — to raise steel prices — threatened to hurt the legions of U.S. manufacturers...

Asian markets follow Wall Street rise on US jobs data

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Monday after unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data helped to soothe worries American factory activity was weaker than forecast. ...

Asian markets follow Wall Street rise on US jobs data

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Monday after unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data helped to soothe worries American factory activity was weaker than forecast. ...

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___ US economy defies threats with a solid job gain for October WASHINGTON (AP) — A solid October jobs report spotlighted the surprising durability of the U.S. econ...