US poised to restrict TSMC's chip sales to China's Huawei

The United States has been aiming to curb the supply of chips sold by contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to China's Huawei Technologies Co. through planned heavier sa...

At least 13 US journalists facing expulsion from China

BEIJING (AP) — At least 13 American journalists stand to be expelled from China in retaliation for a new limit imposed by the Trump administration on visas for Chinese state-owned media operating in t...

Coronavirus rocks already strained ties between US, China

WASHINGTON (AP) — Badly strained ties between the United States and China are deteriorating further with the two sides hurling harsh accusations and bitter name-calling over responsibility for the spr...

China to expel American reporters after US curbs its media

BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday it will revoke the media credentials of all American journalists at three major U.S. news organizations, in effect expelling them from the country, in respons...

A look at some of the hardest hit sectors in the S&P 500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven weeks after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the outbreak is now classified as a pandemic and it's doing widespread damage to critical economic sectors of ...

Nervous consumers around world pull back amid viral outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buffeted by fears of the fast-spreading coronavirus, consumers in the United States and overseas are showing increasing signs of cutting back on spending in what amounts to a severe ...

China turns to propaganda to right image in virus 'war'

BEIJING (AP) — As the rest of the world grapples with a burgeoning virus outbreak, China's ruling Communist Party has deployed its propaganda playbook to portray its leader as firmly in charge, leadin...

60% of businesses optimistic about Taiwan’s 2020 economic outlook: AmCham Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around 60 percent of multinationals doing business in Taiwan expressed optimism about the country’s economic prospects for the next 12 months, according to a survey ...

Target offers solid profit outlook despite virus uncertainty

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. says there could be periodic shipping delays in merchandise from China while the discounter scrambles to stock up on more household essentials in its U.S. stores as it con...

Asian shares rise on hopes central banks may act on outbreak

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday amid hopes that central banks will take action to shield the global economy from the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained ...

Teens love the video app TikTok. Do they love it too much?

From the perspective of teens, TikTok is a major new outlet for self-expression, one proudly home to the silly, the loud and the weird. To others, the Chinese-owned online video serv...

Market corrections: scary but also, in some cases, necessary

NEW YORK (AP) — After six days of being pounded by a virus-induced, global sell-off, U.S. markets hit a milestone this week. The S&P 500 has dropped more than 10% from the recor...

Global stocks fall again on fear of virus impact on economy

Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading fears over the impact of the new coronavirus, with some indexes set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2...

Asia stocks tumble on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Asian stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening an global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. Tokyo's benchmark plum...

Virus anxiety triggers biggest 1-day market drop since 2011

Worldwide markets plummeted again Thursday (Feb. 27), deepening a weeklong rout triggered by growing anxiety that the coronavirus will wreak havoc on the global economy. The sweeping selloff gave U.S....