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Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

Dec. 13, 2018 11:00 PM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world's second largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index slid 1.7 percent to 21,439.16 and the Kospi in South Korea lost 1.2 percent to...

Companies pay investors record amounts to own their stocks

Dec. 6, 2018 2:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It pays more than ever to be an investor. U.S. companies have sent a record amount of cash to their shareholders as dividends this year as their profits continue to pile higher. The increase is key for shareholders, offering a bit of stability in what's been a stomach-churning year for the...