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S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs as earnings roll in

Apr. 23, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

The S&P 500 hit an all-time high Tuesday, marking the stock market's complete recovery from a nosedive at the end of last year. The benchmark index's previous record was set last September, shortly before the market sank in the fourth quarter amid fears of a recession, an escalating trade war between the U.S....

Twitter profit rises as Trump demands 'fairer' social media

Apr. 23, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter Inc. on Tuesday trumpeted strong quarterly growth in earnings and users while President Donald Trump tweeted criticism of the social media site for allegedly discriminating against him politically. The company said net income for the first three months of the year rose on...

Harley-Davidson tops estimates, but sales decline

Apr. 23, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson reported a decline in motorcycles sales in the U.S. and abroad as it continues to adapt to an aging clientele while navigating the costs of higher tariffs on its motorcycles shipped overseas. President Donald Trump, who last summer supported calls for a boycott of the...

Coca-Cola surprises investors with better-than-expected 1Q

Apr. 23, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Coca-Cola Co. surprised investors with a better-than-expected first quarter but cautioned that it's still expecting slower growth for the full year. Atlanta-based Coke reported net income of $1.7 billion, or 39 cents per share, up from 32 cents per share in the January-March period a...

Asian stocks mixed, oil soars on Iran sanctions worries

Apr. 22, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday while oil prices soared to their highest level since October after the U.S. said it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.2% to 22,165.41. The Kospi in South Korea was less than 0.1% higher at 2,217.31...

Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

Apr. 18, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5% in early trading to 22,191.98. South Korea's Kospi rose 0.3% to 2,221.1. The Shanghai Composite gained 0.6% to 3,269.59. Some markets remain...

Union Pacific 1Q profit up 6% despite less freight

Apr. 18, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's first quarter profit chugged ahead 6% even though the railroad hauled 2% fewer carloads and dealt with massive flooding. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Thursday it earned $1.39 billion, or $1.93 per share. That's up from $1.31 billion, or $1.68 per share, last...

American Express 1Q earnings per share beat Street

Apr. 18, 2019 8:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express Co. on Thursday reported lower earnings in the first quarter but earnings per share beat estimates. The New York-based company said it had net income of $1.55 billion, or $1.80 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $2.01 per share. The results...

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr. 18, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after Wall Street declined despite encouraging Chinese economic data. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong all retreated. Sydney was little-changed. U.S. stocks fell despite data showing growth in China's gross domestic product held steady in the...

World market mostly rise on encouraging Chinese growth data

Apr. 17, 2019 8:10 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after news that China's economy grew at a better than expected 6.4% annual pace in the last quarter failed to entice wary investors focused on weaker U.S. corporate earnings. Germany's DAX was up 0.3% at 12,137 and the CAC 40 in France edged 0.2%...