Economy

President Donald Trump speaks to the members of the media before leaving the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, to attend a campaign rally in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 26, 2018 - 10:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent critics of President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 p.m. Federal authorities have captured a Florida man with a criminal history and a fervor for President Donald Trump and accused him of sending at least 13 mail bombs to prominent...
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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 - 12:13 pm
Stocks are back in the red for the year Friday as another big slump rocks Wall Street. The latest plunge follows a big rally the day before and comes at the end of an unusually turbulent week of trading. Longtime market favorites like Amazon and Alphabet, Google's parent company, led the way lower...
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October 26, 2018 - 10:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's High Court says Barclays will not face trial on charges relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis. The Serious Fraud Office had accused Barclays over a 2008 deal to give to Qatar Holding LLC a $3 billion loan that was then used to...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, unseen, during a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (Nicolas Asfouri/Pool photo via AP)
October 26, 2018 - 8:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — China and Japan displayed a united front on "free and fair" trade as leaders of Asia's two biggest economies met Friday in Beijing. The visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, along with hundreds of Japanese businessmen, took place against the backdrop of the festering trade...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, cheered by a jump on Wall Street as strong earnings reports from market bellwethers like Microsoft and Comcast gave a confidence boost to investors shaken by the recent wave of selling. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 26, 2018 - 3:27 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares turned mostly lower after early gains Friday, despite the overnight jump on Wall Street. Worries over corporate earnings, trade and the outlook for growth weighed on sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.4 percent to finish at 21,184.60, while South...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint press conference with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 26, 2018 - 2:22 am
BEIJING (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a second meeting with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Friday during the first formal visit to Beijing by a Japanese leader in nearly seven years that heralds warming ties following years of acrimony. Speaking to reporters afterward, Li said 500...
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President Donald Trump talks about drug prices during a visit to the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 26, 2018 - 1:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump has announced a plan to lower prices for some prescription drugs, saying it would stop unfair practices that force Americans to pay much more than people in other countries for the same medications. "We are...
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President Donald Trump talks about drug prices during a visit to the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 25, 2018 - 10:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a plan to lower prices for some prescription drugs, saying it would stop unfair practices that force Americans to pay much more than people in other countries for the same medications. "...
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FILE- In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo a Nasdaq employee monitors market activity in New York. Amazon.com Inc. reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 25. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 25, 2018 - 7:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon reported another record quarterly profit Thursday, fueled by the growth of online shopping and its cloud-computing service. But its revenue grew less than Wall Street analysts expected, and Amazon's shares fell after the results were released. The company, based in Seattle,...
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FILE- In this July 17, 2018, file photo ramp workers prepare a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 for departure to Denver from Minneapolis International Airport in Minneapolis. Southwest Airlines Co. reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 25. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
October 25, 2018 - 5:22 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Airlines have figured out how to extract more money from passengers, and they will need it to cover rising costs for their own fuel, labor and other expenses. Not long ago, investors demanded that the airlines boost prices, even if it meant reducing flights to create a shortage of...
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