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Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street skids, China slows

Oct. 18, 2018 11:52 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.1 percent to 22,411.33 and Seoul's Kospi shed 0.3 percent to 2,141.06. The Shanghai Composite Index was flat...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Oct. 18, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

U.S. stocks slumped again Thursday as investors continued to sell shares of technology and internet companies, industrials, and companies that rely on consumer spending. Several industrial companies tumbled after releasing their quarterly reports, and European stocks also fell as European Union leaders criticized...

Markets Right Now: Dow falls again as industrial stocks sink

Oct. 18, 2018 4:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly lower on Wall Street after erasing part of an earlier plunge. Industrial companies sustained some of the biggest losses Thursday after several of them reported dismal results. Aircraft maker...

World stock markets mostly dip on Fed views on rates

Oct. 18, 2018 8:37 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets mostly dipped on Thursday on the news that some policymakers at Federal Reserve think interest rates should continue to be raised until they are slightly restrictive. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX shed 0.1 percent to 11,704 and the CAC 40 in France gained 0.4 percent to 5,163....

Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

Oct. 18, 2018 12:11 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Thursday in Asia after a retreat on Wall Street driven by sell-offs of technology shares, homebuilders and retailers. A report of weaker Japanese exports in September underscored uncertainties over the outlook for trade. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index sank 0.7 percent to...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Oct. 17, 2018 4:43 PM EDT

After an early slide, U.S. stocks ended slightly lower Wednesday as banks climbed but retailers, homebuilders and smaller companies fell. On Wednesday: The S&P 500 index dipped 0.71 points to 2,809.21. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gave back 91.74 points, or 0.4 percent, to 25,706.68. The Nasdaq composite...

Markets Right Now: Stocks erase most of an early plunge

Oct. 17, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks clawed back nearly all of an early plunge but still ended slightly lower on Wall Street, a day after the market's biggest gain in six months. Trading remained choppy Wednesday, with sharp drops for IBM and...

Stocks head lower, giving back some of a big rally

Oct. 17, 2018 11:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Wednesday after their biggest gain in more than six months. Homebuilders are sinking after the Commerce Department said construction of new homes dropped in September, and retailers are also sharply lower. IBM tumbled after it announced disappointing quarterly...

Netflix shares jump 6 percent on strong subscriber growth

Oct. 17, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix shares jumped 6 percent in early trading after the company reported a big increase in subscribers. The video-streaming service added 7 million subscribers worldwide from July through September, far above the company's target of 5 million Investors typically pay more attention to...

World markets steady after earnings-driven rally

Oct. 17, 2018 7:40 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Stock markets stabilized Wednesday after a rally inspired by strong corporate earnings, with investors also monitoring talks on Britain's exit from the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,183.04 and Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.3 percent to 7,078.53....