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Asian Shares Advance as Investors Await US-China Trade Moves

By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business WriterBANGKOK (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. trade front after President Donald Trump cast doubts over a Chinese official’s comments on gradually rolling back tariffs as negotiations progress. The […]

By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business WriterBANGKOK (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. trade front after President Donald Trump cast doubts over a Chinese official's comments on gradually rolling back...

Global Stocks Higher After Possible US-China Trade Snag

By JOE McDONALD AP Business WriterBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after investors were rattled by a possible snag in a U.S.-Chinese trade truce following reports Beijing wants Washington to lift punitive tariffs. Germany and Paris opened higher and London was unchanged. Tokyo rose while Shanghai declined and Hong Kong was […]

By JOE McDONALD AP Business WriterBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after investors were rattled by a possible snag in a U.S.-Chinese trade truce following reports Beijing wants Washington to lift punitive tariffs. Germany and Paris opened higher and London was unchanged. Tokyo rose while Shanghai...

Global Markets Follow Wall Street Rise on US Jobs Data

By JOE McDONALD AP Business WriterBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets followed Wall Street higher Monday after unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data helped to soothe investor worries after American factory weakened more than forecast in October. London and Frankfurt opened higher while Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul also rose. Japanese markets were closed for a […]

By JOE McDONALD AP Business WriterBEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets followed Wall Street higher Monday after unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data helped to soothe investor worries after American factory weakened more than forecast in October. London and Frankfurt opened higher while Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul also rose. Japanese...

Stocks Open Busy Week on Track for Record High

By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in midday trading Monday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a record high at the beginning of a busy week of corporate earnings and economic reports. Wall Street will get reports from 156 companies in the benchmark index this […]

By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in midday trading Monday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a record high at the beginning of a busy week of corporate earnings and economic reports. Wall Street will get reports from 156 companies...

World Shares Mixed After Upbeat Talk on China-US Trade

By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — World shares are mixed following upbeat talk by President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on the status of trade negotiations with China. Britain’s FTSE 100 edged 0.1% lower to 7,155.92, while the CAC 40 in Paris lost 0.5% to 5,622.37. Germany’s DAX was flat at […]

By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — World shares are mixed following upbeat talk by President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on the status of trade negotiations with China. Britain's FTSE 100 edged 0.1% lower to 7,155.92, while the CAC 40 in Paris lost 0.5% to 5,622.37....

Stocks Stall as Caution Lingers on Trade

Stocks stall in midday trading as caution lingers over trade By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks stalled in midday trading on Wall Street Monday as investors remain cautious about the prospects of a full trade agreement between the U.S. and China. Technology and health care stocks were posting some […]

Stocks stall in midday trading as caution lingers over trade By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks stalled in midday trading on Wall Street Monday as investors remain cautious about the prospects of a full trade agreement between the U.S. and China. Technology and health...

Global Stocks Mixed with US, China Tariff Truce

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose while European markets opened lower Monday after Washington and Beijing announced a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war. London and Frankfurt declined while Shanghai and Hong Kong gained. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. President Donald Trump agreed Friday to […]

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose while European markets opened lower Monday after Washington and Beijing announced a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war. London and Frankfurt declined while Shanghai and Hong Kong gained. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. President...

Stocks Notch Gains, Erase Prior Losses for S&P 500

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business WriterTechnology companies led stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, erasing the S&P 500’s losses from a day earlier. Traders pivoted to riskier holdings as encouraging developments overseas helped alleviate investors’ anxiety over the global economy. Lawmakers in Britain were seeking a less chaotic exit from the European Union and […]

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business WriterTechnology companies led stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, erasing the S&P 500's losses from a day earlier. Traders pivoted to riskier holdings as encouraging developments overseas helped alleviate investors' anxiety over the global economy. Lawmakers in Britain were seeking a less chaotic exit...

US Trade Gap Falls 2.7% in July Including Gap with China

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit declined in July, including the gap with China that has been the focus of President Donald Trump’s tariffs. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the gap between the goods and services the U.S. buys and what it sells abroad fell 2.7% to […]

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit declined in July, including the gap with China that has been the focus of President Donald Trump's tariffs. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the gap between the goods and services the U.S. buys and what it...