Financial markets

A man stands in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank In Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. Asian shares advanced Friday after a strong finish on Wall Street helped by news of possible progress on resolving trade tensions between China and the U.S. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 02, 2018 - 4:38 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares charged ahead Friday in Europe and Asia after President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping spoke by phone and both Trump and the Chinese state media reported progress in resolving trade tensions between their two countries. KEEPING SCORE: The CAC 40 in France...
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FILE- In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo the NYSE and Yeti logos are reflected in the glasses of trader Sal Suarino as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 01, 2018 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed Thursday as major indexes extended a rebound into a third day. The dollar dropped, a change that provided a relief to big exporters like industrial and technology companies. The U.S. stock market continued its gradual rebound from a plunge that lasted almost the...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Stocks climbed for the second day in a row Wednesday at the end of a brutal month for the global market. Investors applauded strong quarterly results from companies including Facebook and General Motors, but U.S. stocks still finished with their worst monthly loss in seven years. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 31, 2018 - 10:22 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for Chinese government help for the economy as manufacturing slows. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1.6 percent to 25,386.77 and the Shanghai Composite index added 1 percent to 2,628.34. The Kospi in South Korea was 0.7...
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Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Wednesday after big American companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may weigh on business appetite. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
October 31, 2018 - 7:15 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets were broadly higher Wednesday after major companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may deter corporate investment. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 rebounded 1.5 percent to 7,138. Germany's DAX...
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FILE- In this Oct. 23, 2018, file photo specialist James Denaro works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 29. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 29, 2018 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks gave up a big gain from earlier in the day Monday and turned lower in afternoon trading as Wall Street's recent bout of volatility continued. Technology and communications companies posted some of the biggest losses Monday. Amazon slid again, and Netflix and Facebook also...
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An investor watches private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
October 29, 2018 - 4:49 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock prices were mixed Monday after Wall Street extended its slide, fueling concern about the global market outlook. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.9 percent to 6,999.72 and Germany's DAX gained 0.4 percent to 11,253.50. France's CAC 40 advanced 0.3...
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Trader Jonathan Mueller works in his booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, a day after a massive surge, as a number of big companies reported disappointing results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 26, 2018 - 1:33 pm
U.S. stocks recovered some of their losses Friday following a steep slide in early trading, but the drop was enough to push the benchmark S&P 500 index back into the red for the year. Despite the afternoon rebound, stocks were still on track to erase much of the market's gains from a big rally...
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In this photo taken on Aug. 25, 2010, a bank clerk counts Chinese 100 Yuan notes in Shanghai. China’s politically sensitive yuan has sunk to a 22-month low against the dollar after the U.S. Treasury declined to label Beijing a currency manipulator amid a mounting tariff battle. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 18, 2018 - 4:10 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's politically sensitive yuan has sunk to a 22-month low against the dollar after the U.S. Treasury declined to label Beijing a currency manipulator amid a mounting tariff battle. The yuan fell to 6.9411 per dollar at mid-morning on Thursday, the closest it has come to breaking...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Stocks are opening mostly lower as technology companies continue to fall. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 15, 2018 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower Monday as technology companies continue to slump. Trading on Wall Street remains uneven after last week's steep losses. The S&P 500 and other major U.S. indexes are coming off their worst week since late March as investors worry about rising...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, a man walks by the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 12, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A big early gain for U.S. stocks has mostly evaporated Friday, leaving major indexes only somewhat higher after two days of steep losses. Stocks remain volatile after the plunge, and they are on track for their biggest weekly losses in six months as investors have been rattled by...
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