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From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

Jun. 23, 2018 11:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A motorcycle shop near Cologne, Germany, wonders if it even has a future. A brawl that the United States...

US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb

Jun. 22, 2018 4:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While trade tensions remained in the headlines, U.S. stocks finished slightly higher at the end of a bumpy week. U.S. crude futures jumped 4.6 percent after OPEC...

Global markets, oil rise as OPEC mulls output increase

Jun. 22, 2018 8:01 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks and oil prices were higher Friday as investors monitored OPEC's discussion on increasing crude production. Caution remained, however, over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profits and jobs....

Asian stocks down as multiple trade disputes worry investors

Jun. 22, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks fell Friday following Wall Street losses overnight as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profit and jobs. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 lost 0.9 percent to...

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

Jun. 19, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China edged closer Tuesday to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world's two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing and Washington and crimp global growth. The collateral damage could be widespread. If the...

The Latest: Fed uncertain on banking for marijuana firms

Jun. 13, 2018 3:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve policy meeting (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says the U.S. central bank has not resolved how financial institutions should deal with marijuana businesses. Marijuana usage is permitted in some states, but not by federal...

The Latest: WH calls Trump's meetings at G-7 positive

Jun. 8, 2018 8:56 PM EDT

LA MALBAIE, Quebec (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the annual Group of Seven meeting of industrialized nations (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump had positive meetings at the G-7 summit with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President...

Business Highlights

Jun. 8, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

___ Report: Facebook's shared user data with select companies SANB FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook shared personal information culled from its users' profiles with other companies after the date when executives have said the social network prevented third-party developers from gaining access to the data. That's...

Global stocks gain after Wall Street rise ahead of G7

Jun. 6, 2018 4:45 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks markets followed Wall Street higher Wednesday ahead of a meeting of major industrialized economies overshadowed by tension over U.S. steel tariffs. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent to 7,706.16 points while France's CAC 40 edged up 5 points to...

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street rise ahead of G7 meeting

Jun. 6, 2018 12:12 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Wednesday ahead of a meeting of major industrialized economies overshadowed by tension over U.S. steel tariffs. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.1 percent to 22,572.46 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.4 percent to 31,221.59. Sydney's...