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The Latest: USC, UCLA cancel pre-game bonfires

Nov. 15, 2018 8:31 PM EST

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The University of Southern California and UCLA are canceling their usual bonfires before Saturday's football game at the Pasadena Rose Bowl out of respect for those who lost homes and lives in devastating California...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Nov. 15, 2018 4:54 PM EST

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Thursday, breaking a five-day losing streak for the market. Gains in technology companies and banks drove an afternoon rally, offsetting losses in retailers, homebuilders, utilities and other sectors. Energy stocks rose as the price of U.S. crude oil rose for the second...

Technology companies, banks lead rebound for US stocks

Nov. 15, 2018 4:51 PM EST

A rebound in technology companies and banks helped reverse an early slide for U.S. stocks Thursday, breaking a five-day losing streak for the market. Health care and industrial stocks also rose, offsetting losses in retailers, homebuilders, utilities and other sectors. Energy stocks also helped lift the market as...

Markets Right Now: Stocks erase early loss, finish higher

Nov. 15, 2018 4:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. A rebound in technology stocks helped the market erase an early loss and finish higher, breaking a five-day losing streak. Banks and industrial stocks also rose Thursday, offsetting losses in retailers, homebuilders...

Stocks mostly rise but Europe weighed down by Brexit discord

Nov. 15, 2018 7:44 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly rose Thursday, though European indexes and the pound sagged as discord within the British government threatened a newly agreed Brexit deal. KEEPING SCORE: German's DAX was flat at 11,417 and France's CAC 40 shed 0.3 percent to 5,054. London's FTSE 100 gained 0.1...

Asian stocks lower after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

Nov. 14, 2018 10:30 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain's Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.7 percent to 21,686.71 points and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 retreated 0.6 percent to...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Nov. 14, 2018 4:56 PM EST

Technology companies and banks led stocks lower on a turbulent day on Wall Street, extending the market's slide to a fifth day. Bond prices rose Wednesday as traders shifted money into low-risk assets. Energy companies held up better than the rest of the market as the price of oil turned higher, breaking a 12-day...

Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead US stock indexes lower

Nov. 14, 2018 4:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Technology companies and banks led stocks lower on Wall Street, extending the market's slide to a fifth day. Apple sank 2.8 percent Wednesday and JPMorgan Chase gave up 2.1 percent. Energy companies held up better...

Global shares dip after Wall Street falls over oil concerns

Nov. 14, 2018 8:06 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Concerns about political developments in Britain and Italy kept a lid on global stock markets on Wednesday. Meanwhile oil prices recouped some lost ground. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC slipped 0.4 percent to 5,082 while Germany's DAX fell .3 percent to 11,441. The FTSE 100 index of...

Asian shares lower after Wall Street falls over oil concerns

Nov. 13, 2018 10:17 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday, after the steepest drop in oil prices in more than three years put investors in a selling mood on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.1 percent to 21,779.22 in early trading, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 1.3...