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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...

Real estate stocks surge as investors balance risk

Oct. 31, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In 2019, investors have relied on bricks and mortar to balance the riskier parts of their portfolios and get a good return. The S&P 500's real estate sector has been outpacing the broader market throughout the year. It's the second best performing sector in the index, in between...

Stocks set another record. The champagne's still corked.

Oct. 28, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are back at a record. Don't feel excited? Neither does Wall Street. After a shaky few months, the stock market has pushed through worries about President Donald Trump's trade wars, weakening corporate profits and the slowing global economy to set another all-time high. The...

Investors return to Saudi Arabia as lucrative oil IPO looms

Oct. 28, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Lured by a long-looming stock offering of Saudi Arabia's massive state-run oil company, investors and business leaders have returned to the kingdom's capital for an investment forum that was overshadowed last year by the assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal...