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Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower after mixed earnings

Oct. 23, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday after major companies reported mixed earnings and an EU leader said he would recommend the trade bloc let Britain to delay its departure. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul declined, while Tokyo gained 0.4%. U.S. shares...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower after mixed earnings

Oct. 23, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday after major companies reported mixed earnings and an EU leader said he would recommend the trade bloc allow Britain to delay its departure. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong all declined. U.S. shares retreated, led by a tech...

For toymaker Hasbro, trade wars are no fun

Oct. 22, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Shares of Hasbro plunged Tuesday after the company revealed that the trade war is wreaking havoc on its supply chain and creating confusion among customers for its toys. The company said price hikes may be on the way for consumers as it offsets rising costs. Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Oct. 22, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street after a day of wobbling back and forth as investors looked over some mixed company earnings. Technology stocks led the selling. Weak profits and sales pulled shares in McDonald's lower. Travelers sank after its results fell short of Wall Street's forecasts. Biogen soared on news...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street

Oct. 22, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street after a day of wobbling back and forth as investors looked over some mixed news on corporate earnings. Health care and energy companies did well Tuesday, but losses in...

World shares rise after upbeat talk on China-US trade

Oct. 22, 2019 7:55 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Global stock markets were rising Tuesday, spurred by upbeat talk from President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on the status of trade negotiations with China. Investors were heartened by Trump's comment to reporters Monday that he hopes to sign a trade deal with China next month at a...

Asian stocks climb, lifted by upbeat talk on China-US trade

Oct. 22, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are gaining in Asia after upbeat comments from President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on the status of trade negotiations with China. The Kospi in South Korea led gains, jumping 1.3% to 2,090.88, thanks to gains in technology companies overnight on Wall Street. Australia's...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Oct. 21, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday, led by gains in technology and financial services companies. The rally, which extended the market's gains of the past two weeks, came as investors found fresh reason for optimism as the U.S. and China continue negotiations aimed at resolving their costly trade...

Boeing shares extend slide after Wall Street downgrades

Oct. 21, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

Boeing's stock extended its slide following revelations about internal concern over a flight system tied to two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jetliner. Credit Suisse and UBS downgraded their ratings on Boeing's stock on Monday. Analysts cited Friday's disclosures that a senior Boeing pilot struggled while testing...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, led by tech companies, banks

Oct. 21, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing higher Monday, led by gains in technology companies and banks. The technology sector of the S&P 500 rose 1.1%, snapping a three-day losing streak. Apple rose 1.7%. Intel gained 1.5%....