AP Top Business News at 10:32 a.m. EDT

Technology companies lead early slide in US stocks; oil down
Technology companies led a slide in U.S. stocks early Thursday as the market pulled back from its latest record highs. Cruise lines, fast-food restaurants and other consumer-focused companies also declined. Phone company stocks notched gains. Investors were poring over a batch of company earnings. Crude oil prices fell....

Wooing Amazon with sun, fun ... and giant buttons
BOSTON (AP) -- Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they've been brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons....

Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:...

CEO of Goldman Sachs hints at further Brexit move
LONDON (AP) -- The CEO of Goldman Sachs has hinted the banking giant could be sending more jobs from London to Frankfurt following Britain's exit from the European....

Senate Republicans cruise toward passage of budget plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans are on track to pass a $4 trillion budget plan that shelves GOP deficit concerns in favor of the party's drive to cut taxes....

Surprise! 4 things you didn't know were taxable
Tax season begins in just a few months, which means there's precious little time left to prevent unwelcome tax surprises next April. For many people, the blow comes when they find out they have to report income they thought wasn't taxable - and then have to come up with money to pay taxes on it....

Spain ready to revoke Catalan autonomy amid independence bid
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Spain's government on Thursday set in motion plans to take away Catalonia's local powers after its defiant regional president refused to give up his demands for Catalan independence....

China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control
BEIJING (AP) -- China's ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader....

The Latest: Belgian PM downplays rift over Catalonia
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):...

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 3.88 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Long-term U.S. rates slipped this week, reversing two straight weekly increases....

Business Video
Captains of industry: Comparing CEO pay and performance
Unemployment by the numbers
Up to the Minute
US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 3.88 percent

Technology companies lead early slide in US stocks; oil down

Surprise! 4 things you didn't know were taxable

Markets Right Now: Technology, banks lead early declines

US unemployment claims fall to 222,000, lowest in 44 years

Swiss biotech group Roche sees 5 pct rise in 9-month sales

LG, Qualcomm join hands for autonomous driving

Australian car making to end soon with GM plant closing

Bank of Korea raises South Korea's outlook on strong exports

Japan trade surplus leaps on strong exports to rest of Asia