Shares fall in Asia as virus outbreak hits profits, events

Shares slipped in Asia on Tuesday (Feb. 18) as the impact from the virus outbreak that began in China deepened, with Apple saying it would fail to meet its profit target and China moving to postpone o...

TSMC becomes first Taiwan individual stock added to Global Islamic Indexes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) became the first individual stock in the country to be listed in the Global Islamic Indexes of American finance company M...

Asian stock markets retreat after surge on China tariff cut

Asian stock markets retreated Friday (Feb. 7) following a surge after China announced a tariff cut on U.S. imports. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney all declined. M...

Corporate America has a 1%, too, more influential than ever

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that they've already taken over our lives, big tech companies are taking over the stock market. The five biggest U.S. stocks — Apple, Microsoft, Google’s parent ...

Disconnect? Stocks rising despite fears over the coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has exposed a seeming disconnect between the financial markets and science. Health experts don't know how far the virus from China will sprea...

Trump uses State of Union to campaign; Pelosi rips up speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a Congress and nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address Tuesday to extol a “Great American Comeba...

Takeaways from State of the Union: Economy not impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump leaned hard on the strong U.S. economy as he made the case for his reelection in the State of the Union address — and he threw in a few theatrical flourishes. ...

In response to Trump, Democrat focuses on pocket book issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are focusing on making health care more affordable and other pocket-book issues, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Tuesday as she used her party's response to President D...

Tesla stock is soaring. Madness or visionary investing?

DETROIT (AP) — Eight months after it seemed headed for the corporate junkyard, Tesla is now worth more than General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler combined, even though the Big Three together sell mor...

Asian shares track Wall Street rebound, Shanghai up 1.3%

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are higher in Asia, with the Shanghai Composite up 1.3% as China's central bank stepped up its intervention by channeling another 400 billion yuan ($57 billion) in extra funds in...

AP FACT CHECK: Bracing for Trump's 'relentless optimism'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most jagged edges of President Donald Trump's day-to-day rhetoric may be sanded at the edges Tuesday night. No speech is more carefully prepared than the State of the Union. ...

Billionaire Bloomberg proposes tax plan aimed at wealthy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is unveiling a tax plan that would target the wealthy — increasing rates on capital gains and corporate gains as well as ...

Panel says 'mission-driven' investors should help cabbies

A task force studying New York City's struggling taxi industry called Friday for “mission-driven” investors to help bail out drivers who incurred massive debt once the value of the medallion that allo...

Listed companies in Taiwan required to disclose info in English starting July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Publicly listed and over-the-counter companies in Taiwan will be required to provide relevant company information from July onwards, said the country’s financial reg...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. A STRIKING SHIFT FROM ‘PERFECT’ DEALINGS WITH UKRAINE Trump’s legal team i...