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A person wearing a mask jogs past an Amazon Go store, Thursday, April 30, 2020, in downtown Seattle. Amazon.com is expected to announce earnings for the first quarter of 2020 at the close of markets Thursday, a report that is expected to be closely watched due to the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the company. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Amazon profit falls as pandemic-related costs rise

Apr. 30, 2020 7:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s sales soared in the first three months of the year, as more home-bound people shopped online amid the coronavirus pandemic. But getting millions of packages to shopper’s doorsteps is expensive. The rising costs pushed Amazon’s first-quarter profit down 29% and...

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Asian stock markets gained Wednesday after France and Spain joined governments that plan to ease anti-virus controls and allow businesses to reopen. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Asian stocks gain after France, Spain unveil reopening plans

Apr. 28, 2020 11:47 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets gained Wednesday after France and Spain joined governments that plan to ease anti-virus controls and allow businesses to reopen. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney and Southeast Asia advanced. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Wall Street retreated...

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A teeming, violent pre-pandemic world in 'Extraction'

Apr. 22, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The big-budget action thriller “Extraction” belongs, in many ways, to another world. It’s set in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world. It’s in this urban sea of people and traffic that Chris Hemsworth’s...

Snap, Chipotle rise; Netflix, United Airlines fall

Apr. 22, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: Netflix Inc., down $12.41 to $421.42. The streaming entertainment service warned investors that its subscriber growth could slow after lockdowns are lifted. Snap Inc., up $4.57 to $17.01. The social media and camera app...

FILE - This Jan. 29, 2010, file photo shows the company logo and view of Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif. Netflix picked up nearly 16 million global subscribers during the first three months of the year, helping cement its status as one of the world's most essential services in times of isolation or crisis. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Pandemic and chill: Netflix adds a cool 16M subscribers

Apr. 21, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Netflix picked up nearly 16 million global subscribers during the first three months of the year, helping cement its status as one of the world's most essential services in times of isolation or crisis. The quarter spanned the beginning of stay-at-home orders in the U.S. and around...

A man wearing a mask against the spread of the new coronavirus looks at an electronic stock board showing world stock indexes at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Asian shares skidded on Tuesday after U.S. oil futures plunged below zero as storage for crude runs close to full amid a worldwide glut as demand collapses due to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Oil price goes negative as demand collapses; stocks dip

Apr. 20, 2020 10:57 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares skidded on Tuesday after U.S. oil futures plunged below zero as storage for crude runs close to full amid a worldwide glut as demand collapses due to the pandemic. Shares fell in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai but New York stock futures edged higher after the S&P 500 sank...

Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 17, 2020. Shares have advanced in Asia after China's economic growth data, while bleak, was better than expected. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Hope takes the reins on Wall Street, stocks rally worldwide

Apr. 17, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In Wall Street’s tug of war between hope and pessimism about the coronavirus pandemic, hope is fighting back. U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Friday and closed out their first back-to-back weekly gain since the market began selling off two months ago. The S&P 500 jumped 2.7%...

Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 17, 2020. Shares have advanced in Asia after China's economic growth data, while bleak, was better than expected. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Asian shares climb on China data, Wall Street rally

Apr. 16, 2020 11:36 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares surged Friday in Asia after China reported economic data that, while bleak, was better than expected. The strong open followed an overnight rally on Wall Street powered by buying of Amazon, health care stocks and other market niches that are thriving in the coronavirus crunch. China...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Apr. 16, 2020 4:43 PM EDT

Stock indexes ended a wobbly day with modest gains Thursday, while the biggest increases went to Amazon, Netflix and other companies poised to do the best during the coronavirus crunch. The S&P 500 rose 0.6% after flipping between small gains and losses all day. The latest dour report on the job market...

This combination photo shows, The Beatles, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and George Harrison arriving in Liverpool, England for the premiere of their movie

Tired of 'Frozen?' Stream these less obvious kids movies

Apr. 15, 2020 4:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks of quarantine with kids have a way of burning through a movie collection. Even with the libraries of streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, Disney Plus and others, there are plenty of households that have already had their fill of “Frozen” and overdosed on...