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BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher as Chinese and U.S. officials prepare for trade talks in Washington this week.
Amazon says it will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning reversal after a yearlong search. The online retailer has faced opposition from some New York politicians, who were unhappy with the tax incentives Amazon was promised. Amazon said Thursday it does not plan to look for another location, and will continue to build out offices in Arlington, Virginia, and Nashville, Tennessee.
SINGAPORE (AP) — European shares rose Thursday and Wall Street was set to open higher after the U.S. and China kicked off two days of trade talks in Beijing. The aim is to forestall further tariff hikes in a bruising dispute over Beijing's technology policies.
Stocks extended their gains on Wall Street as investors remained optimistic that the U.S. and China will make more progress in resolving their costly trade dispute. Energy companies, retailers and industrial ...
Stocks are levitating higher on Wall Street, with major benchmarks and a few other market indicators offering signs that a rally that took hold in January may give way to a more lasting uptrend.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday as investors hoped for a possible resolution to the bruising trade war between the U.S. and China.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Monday as traders watched for developments on a fresh round of trade talks with the United States this week in Beijing. Markets in China and Taiwan, reopening after a weeklong Lunar New Year break, edged higher on hopes that American and Chinese officials will make progress on a wide-ranging dispute that has weighed on the global economy.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stock markets drifted lower Friday after President Donald Trump said he doesn't plan to meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping before their truce on raising tariffs in a festering trade dispute ends in early March.
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed Monday amid speculation over the next steps in a dispute between the U.S. and China over technology development and trade following meetings in Washington last week.
The iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) IWM , which tracks the small cap-focused Russell, has rallied more than 11 percent in 2019, capping off Friday with its third up week in a row. Kevin O'Leary , co-founder of O'Leary Funds and co-host of "Shark Tank," told CNBC recently that several tailwinds should continue to benefit small caps over large caps this year. "Tax reforms haven't had their full effect yet and because the tax code has just been re-written for these all domestic companies.
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets edged lower on Friday ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report and after the U.S.-China trade talks yielded few immediate results.
Banks and smaller companies propelled stocks to their best January in 30 years, a sign that investors are favoring sectors tied to the U.S. economy. The Fed’s statement Wednesday that interest-rate increases are on hold helped ease investors’ worries that higher rates would increase borrowing costs and curtail corporate profits. Cautious comments from central-bank officials including Chairman Jerome Powell throughout the month also fueled the stock rally.
Andrew Lapthorne, head of quantitative equity research at Société Générale, thinks so. The January effect of old used to show a significant reverse, with December’s winners becoming losers and vice versa. This year’s reverse was the strongest since 2001, Mr. Lapthorne says.
Stock markets mostly rose Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it would be cautious in raising interest rates and as investors monitor U.S-China trade talks. The high-level talks are aimed at settling a months' long trade war that has raised fears of slower economic growth.
Stocks wound up with a mixed finish on Wall Street Tuesday as an early gain faded, giving the benchmark S&P 500 index its second straight decline.
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed Tuesday amid concerns that U.S. criminal charges against China's Huawei could complicate trade talks, though European indexes were up on optimism over Brexit.
BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets mostly fell Monday on caution over China-U.S. trade talks and over the ability of U.S. congressional negotiators to forge a government funding bill acceptable to President Donald Trump.
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Monday after President Donald Trump temporarily re-opened the U.S. government. Japan was the main regional outlier, as the Nikkei 225 index lost 0.5 percent to 20,759.48 with uncertainty over China-U.S. trade talks bringing a lull in buying sentiment.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets advanced Friday amid optimism over the potential for China-U.S. trade talks to help end a tariffs war between the two largest economies.