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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Nov. 18, 2019 4:33 PM EST

The U.S. stock market inched higher Monday, the latest nudge in its record-setting, six-week run, as markets wait for the next development in trade talks between the United States and China. All three major U.S. stock indexes edged above the all-time highs they set on Friday, though the seemingly placid moves...

US indexes inch up as stocks churn, markets await trade deal

Nov. 18, 2019 4:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market inched higher Monday, the latest nudge in its record-setting, six-week run, as markets wait for the next development in trade talks between the United States and China. All three major indexes edged above the all-time highs they set on Friday, though the seemingly...

McDonald scores record 44, Arizona women top No. 22 Texas

Nov. 17, 2019 4:04 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Aari McDonald set a school record with 44 points and Arizona rolled over No. 22 Texas 83-58 on Sunday. McDonald surpassed the single-game scoring record of 39 she had shared with Davellyn Whyte (2010), shooting 14 of 18 with two 3-pointers and making all 14 of her free throws. McDonald...

Saudi Aramco seeks record-setting IPO with value up to $1.7T

Nov. 17, 2019 1:12 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil giant Aramco announced Sunday it will sell a 1.5% stake in the company as it looks to raise as much as $25.6 billion from the sale, potentially becoming the most-valuable initial public offering in history. The newly released figures...

Record attendance at women’s soccer game in Brazil

Nov. 17, 2019 10:30 AM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian women’s soccer set an attendance record on Saturday with more than 28,000 fans at the Arena Corinthians stadium to watch the second leg of the Sao Paulo state championship final. Corinthians beat local rival Sao Paulo 3-0 in front of 28,862 fans, Corinthians tweeted. Match...

Perry sets record, leads Brown past Columbia 48-24

Nov. 16, 2019 5:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — EJ Perry threw for three touchdowns, ran for another and set the Brown single-season record for total offense in a 48-24 win over Columbia on Saturday, the Bears’ first Ivy League win. Allen Smith had 113 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries, one going 70 yards for a score on...

Rawlings tosses 6 TDs, Yale eases by Princeton 51-14

Nov. 16, 2019 5:04 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Kurt Rawlings threw for six touchdowns to set a Yale program record and the Bulldogs cruised past Princeton 51-14 on Saturday. It tied the largest margin of victory over Princeton in 142 meetings. Rawlings was 22-of-34 passing for 338 yards with three TDs to Reed Klubnik and two for...

No. 10 Mississippi State women rout Murray State 124-43

Nov. 15, 2019 11:22 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Coach Vic Schaefer had no remorse about Mississippi State’s 81-point margin of victory over Murray State. Jessika Carter had career highs with 25 points and 18 rebounds, and the 10th-ranked Bulldogs set a school record for points in a game as they coasted to a 124-43 victory...

Another record month for sports betting in NJ: $487M in bets

Nov. 14, 2019 3:29 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s sports betting industry set another monthly record in October for the amount bet as gamblers plunked down close to a half-billion dollars while baseball’s playoffs and World Series, football, basketball and hockey were all on the betting board. Figures...

Asian markets mixed after Wall Street high

Nov. 13, 2019 11:20 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday amid doubts about the status of a U.S.-Chinese trade deal after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s chairman said it is likely to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged. Investors were wary after The Wall Street Journal reported Chinese negotiators...