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Stocks move lower on economic data, Powell remarks

Jun. 25, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

Stocks fell on Wall Street in afternoon trading Tuesday after discouraging economic data and cautionary remarks from the head of the Federal Reserve stoked investors' worries that the U.S. economy is slowing. In an early afternoon speech, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell noted that the economic outlook has become...

Markets Right Now: Stocks lower ahead of Powell speech

Jun. 25, 2019 12:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:00 p.m. Stocks are lower on Wall Street at midday Tuesday with technology and communications stocks leading the declines. Health care companies are rising after AbbVie said it will pay $63 billion for Botox maker...

Global stocks sink ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit

Jun. 25, 2019 7:50 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets fell Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for renewed trade talks. Benchmarks in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Shanghai declined and Wall Street drifted toward a lower open. Traders looked ahead to a meeting...

Asian stocks lower ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit

Jun. 25, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Major Asian stock markets declined Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for renewed trade talks. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong declined. Seoul and Sydney were little-changed. Investors were encouraged by the...

Markets Right Now: Stocks slip, led by health care

Jun. 24, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Health care companies helped pull the broader market slightly lower in a day of listless trading as investors focused on upcoming trade talks between the U.S. and China. Bristol-Myers Squibb fell 7.4% Monday. Caesar's...

Trump attacks Federal Reserve again, wants interest rate cut

Jun. 24, 2019 9:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing efforts to pressure the U.S. central bank system, saying the stock markets and economic growth would be much higher if not for its actions. Trump says the Federal Reserve "doesn't know what it's doing" and raised interest rates too quickly. The...

World shares mixed ahead of Trump-Xi meet at G-20 summit

Jun. 24, 2019 7:38 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Monday as investors watched for movement in the China-U.S. trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping planned for this week in Osaka, Japan, at the Group of 20 summit. Oil prices rose as uncertainties over U.S. tensions with...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Jun. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

Stocks ended a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street slightly lower Friday as a weeklong rally fizzled out. Even with the modest losses, which came a day after the S&P 500 set a record closing high, the benchmark index ended the week with its third straight weekly gain. On Friday: The S&P 500 index dipped...

S&P 500 notches 3rd straight weekly gain after wobbly day

Jun. 21, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

Wall Street finished a milestone-setting week on a downbeat note Friday after a late flurry of selling nudged stocks lower, ending the market's four-day winning streak. Even with the modest losses the market delivered its third straight weekly gain, with the benchmark S&P 500 index hovering just below its...

Markets Right Now: Weeklong stock market rally fizzles out

Jun. 21, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended a wobbly day slightly lower on Wall Street as a weeklong rally fizzled out. The modest losses Friday came a day after the S&P 500 set a record closing high. On Friday the Dow Jones Industrial Average...