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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...

Asian stocks sink after Trump threatens more China tariffs

Nov. 12, 2019 10:53 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks sank Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened more tariff hikes on Chinese imports if talks aimed at ending a trade war fail to produce an interim agreement. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia all declined. Trump said Tuesday that...

Former Hermitage establishment horses find new home

Nov. 12, 2019 1:40 PM EST

TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) — Two Percheron horses previously living and working at the now-bankrupt Hermitage Club have found a new home and jobs at the Plymouth Police Department in Massachusetts. "It's a very happy ending," Plymouth Police Det. Paul Caraher said. "We couldn't be more pleased with these two...

Stocks mixed as uncertainty reigns in US-China trade talks

Nov. 11, 2019 11:40 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as investors awaited cues on trade talks between China and the U.S. The next hints on progress in the negotiations between Beijing and Washington could come later in the day, when Trump is scheduled to give a speech on trade and economic policy at the...

Honored WWII aerial gunner is a survivor

Nov. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Morry Crow is an everyday hero. Crow completed 30 missions as an aerial gunner in World War II. He flew missions in Norway and Germany and survived harrowing incidents during those missions. But while 10 of the 21 planes in his squadron didn't return, he and his crew were part of...

Stocks push past latest trade-war confusion to more records

Nov. 8, 2019 4:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped another week of healthy gains on Friday, but it ended on more of a befuddled note than a bang as confusion about the U.S.-China trade war hung over the market. Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses through the day amid conflicting signals about the progress...

Markets Right Now: Stocks hold on to most of the day's gains

Nov. 7, 2019 4:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending higher on Wall Street following hopes that China and the U.S. are getting closer to a trade deal. The Dow Jones industrials and the S&P 500 ended at record highs again Thursday, but they would...

Asian stocks mostly lower after US indexes hit pause

Nov. 6, 2019 11:31 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Thursday after a meandering day of trading in the U.S. left stock indexes close to their record highs. The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.3% to 2,969.81. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 was down 0.1% at 23,275.17. Hong Kong's Hang Seng sank 0.4% to 27,589.65 and South...

Dow hits record as stock market rally extends into 5th week

Nov. 4, 2019 6:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned to a record on Monday, joining other market gauges at all-time highs, as the stock market's rally carried into a fifth week. Oil producers, banks and other stocks that do well when the economy is strengthening again led the way. It's a notable shift...

Saints fans mix rooting with Mardi Gras Indian-style chants

Nov. 3, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It sounded like an indoor Mardi Gras Indian march. The Crunch Crew, an extended family of devoted Who Dats, gathered at a suburban-style house on Desire Drive in Gentilly Woods to watch the Saints tame the Bears on Oct. 20. Drums thundered, cowbells clanked, and everyone chanted call-...