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Companies struggle to grow profits, look ahead to 2020

Nov. 27, 2019 1:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Corporate profits continued their yearlong slide during the third quarter and analysts expect another decline this quarter before the numbers start improving. Companies have been hindered by slower global economic growth, worsened by the U.S.-China trade war, in their efforts to increase...

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...