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Gap’s interim CEO promises to address ‘operational issues’

Nov. 21, 2019 6:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks after Gap Inc. ousted its CEO Art Peck, the company’s interim leader promised investors it would address “operational issues” that have been dragging down the retailer. The comments from Robert J. Fisher came as the San Francisco-based clothing chain released...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Nov. 21, 2019 4:55 PM EST

Stocks closed slightly lower on Wall Street Thursday, giving the market its third straight drop. Technology stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending led the way lower. Those losses offset gains in the energy, communication services and health care sectors. On Thursday: The S&P 500 index dropped...

Stocks close with modest losses amid US-China trade anxiety

Nov. 21, 2019 4:47 PM EST

Stocks closed modestly lower on Wall Street Thursday after a mostly listless day of trading handed the market its third straight drop. Losses in technology stocks, companies that rely on consumer spending and other sectors outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Energy sector stocks were the biggest winners,...

Markets Right Now: Stocks slip as trade worries persist

Nov. 21, 2019 4:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street, giving the market its third straight drop. Technology stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending led the way lower Thursday. Those losses offset gains in the...

Global shares drop on renewed US-China trade worries

Nov. 21, 2019 6:40 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — World shares dropped Thursday as anxiety mounted over the possibility the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal before next year. China’s Commerce Ministry batted away rumors that the talks were in trouble with a spokesman saying Beijing was committed to continuing discussions on...

Asian shares skid on renewed US-China trade worries

Nov. 20, 2019 11:35 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Shares skidded Thursday in Asia after moderate declines on Wall Street as anxious mounted over the possibility the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal before next year. Hong Kong led the region with its benchmark Hang Seng index falling 1.5% to 26,461.41. The Shanghai Composite index...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Nov. 20, 2019 5:00 PM EST

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Wednesday as investors worry that the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal this year. Technology stocks took the heaviest losses. Communication services and industrial stocks also were big losers. Banks fell as bond yields declined. Energy stocks notched the biggest gain as...

Markets Right Now: Trade worries send stock indexes lower

Nov. 20, 2019 4:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street as investors worry that the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal this year. Technology and communications stocks helped pull the market lower Wednesday. Analog Devices, a...

World shares retreat on jitters over US bill on Hong Kong

Nov. 20, 2019 7:39 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Global shares declined Wednesday after the U.S. Senate passed a resolution supporting human rights in Hong Kong following months of increasingly violent protests. The resolution has added to worries over prospects for Beijing and Washington to resolve a tariff war that is hammering...

Asian shares retreat on poor Japan trade data, China news

Nov. 19, 2019 10:34 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday after Japan reported its worst monthly decline in exports in three years, putting pressure on the economy as growth slows following a sales tax hike. Adding to regional jitters, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution overnight to support human rights in...