Retail worry: Will wine, cheese tariffs hurt holiday sales?

NEW YORK (AP) — The tariffs the Trump administration is about to impose on wine, liquor and cheese from Europe couldn't come at a worse time for small retailers. "It's kind of scary ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 16 The London Evening Standard on racist chants and gestures during the football match between...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to make iPhone XR and eventually iPhone 11 in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foxconn Technology Group is expanding its operations in India with the manufacturing of the iPhone XR, while Apple Inc. was also planning to make the newer iPhone 11 i...

Asian shares rise after Wall Street gain on solid earnings

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday after a Wall Street rally driven by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1.2% to 22,...

Trump's sanctions won't bite a vulnerable Turkish economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The sanctions the U.S. announced against Turkey this week over its offensive in Syria fall well short of doing serious damage to an economy still healing from a recession and...

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is further downgrading its outlook for the world economy, predicting that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis primari...

The Latest: US troops leaving Syria to move to Iraq, Kuwait

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and the Turkish invasion of Syria (all times local): 8:30 a.m. A U.S. official says the approximately 1,000 U.S. t...

Asia shares mostly higher China-US trade deal fades

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.9% to 22,207.21 as Tokyo reopened from a p...

'Nothing-burger': US-China truce leaves big issues for later

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump heralded a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks, and markets rallied in relief over a de-escalation in tensions between the world's two biggest eco...

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey beg...

Trump says he soon will impose package of sanctions, including higher steel tariffs, on Turkey for incursion into Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he soon will impose package of sanctions, including higher steel tariffs, on Turkey for incursion into Syria.

'Nothing-burger': US-China truce leaves big issues for later

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump heralded a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks, and markets rallied in relief over a de-escalation in tensions between the world's two biggest economies. ...

Stocks wobble in early trading as caution lingers over trade

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are wobbling between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Monday as investors remain cautious about the prospects of a full trade agreement between the U.S. an...

Markets Right Now: US stocks fall on trade caution

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly lower as traders turn cautious about prospec...

Trade war won’t stop global deployment of Taiwan businesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said on Monday (Oct. 14) that despite the U.S. and China announcing a truce on tariff hikes, global deployment is still t...