Financial markets

Specialist Peter Mazza works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Stocks are slumping for a second straight day as the market endures its most volatile stretch since February. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
Woah, what was that? After months of relative calm, Wall Street has been jolted by a sudden run of turbulent trading. The swoon wiped more than 1,300 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average over two days and dragged the benchmark S&P 500 index down more than 5 percent. The VIX index, which...
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Indonesia's President Joko Widodo delivers his speech during the opening of International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Bank annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
October 11, 2018 - 10:49 pm
NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has taken aim at tensions between big economies like the U.S. and China, saying trade wars are an invitation to destruction. Widodo said sparring between big powers was causing turmoil in financial markets at a time when attention should...
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Specialist Peter Mazza works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Stocks are slumping for a second straight day as the market endures its most volatile stretch since February. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 11, 2018 - 10:44 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Friday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data gave some markets a breather from worries about the impact of punitive tariffs. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 racked up more losses after falling almost 4 percent in the previous day. The...
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FILE- This Jan. 4, 2018, file photo shows the interior of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 10. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 10, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes dropped sharply Wednesday, and the S&P 500 was on pace for its worst day since June, as interest rates resumed their climb. Treasury yields have jumped over the last week, which has weighed on stocks around the world, and the 10-year yield once again touched...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, file photo Tommy Kalikas, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 04, 2018 - 10:33 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence claimed China had meddled with its midterm elections to unsettle the Trump administration, which Beijing has denied. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.8 percent to 23,784.64, and the...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip May arrive at the Conservative Party annual conference at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham, central England, Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 7:03 am
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech at her party's annual conference (all times local): 1 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government plans to scrap years of cost-cutting austerity policies introduced after the 2008...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2018, file photo, General Electric Chairman & CEO John Flannery is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Flannery out as chairman and CEO at General Electric after less than two years, Lawrence Culp Jr. takes over. After less than two years and a precipitous decline in the share price at General Electric, Flannery is being ousted as chairman and CEO. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 01, 2018 - 2:21 pm
BOSTON (AP) — General Electric ousted its CEO, took a $23 billion charge and said it would fall short of profit forecasts this year, further signs that the century-old industrial conglomerate is struggling to turn around its vastly shrunken business. H. Lawrence Culp Jr. will take over immediately...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Asian markets rebounded on Friday as strong U.S. economic data supported the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
September 28, 2018 - 1:51 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rebounded on Friday as strong U.S. economic data supported the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added 0.4 percent to 27,814.61. The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.6 percent to 2,807.50. Australia's S...
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FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo signs for the New York Stock Exchange hang above the trading floor. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 26. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 26, 2018 - 10:46 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve lifted its key interest rate as expected for the third time this year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dropped 0.3 percent to 23,952.30. South Korea's Kospi, which reopened after a national holiday, added 0.5...
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September 26, 2018 - 7:57 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a new law requiring that Californians undergo at least eight hours of training, including live fire exercises, before carrying concealed weapons. He also signed a bill making it clear that rapid-fire "bump stocks" like those used in last year's...
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