Ronaldo's opponents triumphant in his return to Madrid

MILAN (AP) — In Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Madrid, it was his opponents that turned out to be triumphant. Juventus not only lost on the field against Atletico Madrid, but the club...

Hot market for businesses looks to cool, survey finds

NEW YORK (AP) — The years-long hot market for businesses may start to cool, perhaps as soon as this year. That's the finding of a survey of brokers and advisers who help owners and buyers complete sal...

Asian stocks fall after Trump says no plans for Xi meeting

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled on Friday after President Donald Trump said he doesn’t plan to meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping before a tariffs truce ends in March. Japan’s ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2019. There are 326 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Feb. 8, 158...

Smaller stocks are winning again, but for how long?

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market's biggest gains are once again coming from its smallest companies, but the trend may not last much longer. Smaller-company stocks like Allegiant Trav...

Struggling Dubai amusement park abandons Six Flags expansion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A massive amusement park in Dubai says it is abandoning plans to build a $454-million Six Flags. DXB Entertainments, which runs Dubai Parks & R...

Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but threats remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will enjoy the backdrop of a mostly solid economy as he delivers his second State of the Union address Tuesday night, though questions about its sustainability...

From dorm to dominance: Growing pains as Facebook turns 15

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, trudging through its awkward teenage years, is turning 15 on Monday. Launched in 2004 as "TheFacebook," the service was originally intended only for Harvard...

Set against a shaky global picture, US economy looks sturdy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy, well into its 10th year of growth, still has a spring in its step. And it's all the more visible when set against a tiring global picture. A robus...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2019. There are 332 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 2, 19...

US employers add robust 304K jobs; joblessness up to 4 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers shrugged off last month's partial government shutdown and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year. Th...

A robust US job market likely defied shutdown during January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely kept adding jobs at a healthy pace in January even in the face of threats ranging from weakening global growth to the Trump administration's trade war with Chin...

A robust US job market likely defied shutdown during January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely kept adding jobs at a healthy pace in January even in the face of threats ranging from weakening global growth to the Trump administration's trade war with Chin...

Stocks are uneven on a mix of corporate earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street Thursday following a mixed bag of corporate earnings and as concerns linger over trade and economic growth. Facebook ju...

Asia shares mostly higher on upbeat China factory data

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a survey of Chinese manufacturers showed factory activity improved slightly in December. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nik...