Economy

Yellow vest protesters still block French traffic circles

Dec 16, 2018

Yellow vest protesters are occupying dozens of traffic roundabouts in France, even as their movement for economic justice appears to be losing momentum on the fifth straight weekend of demonstrations

Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

Dec 16, 2018

Chinese tech giant Huawei's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad, while one of its top executives faces U.S. charges over trade with Iran

Lebanese take to the streets to protest political stalemate

Dec 16, 2018

Hundreds of Lebanese have taken to the streets to protest against a political stalemate that has prevented the formation of a new government seven months after elections

AP FACT CHECK: Trump floats fictions about the border

Dec 15, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tenuous grasp of the truth on immigration

Vietnam beats Malaysia 1-0 to win AFF title

Dec 15, 2018

Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 Saturday in the second leg to win the ASEAN Football Federation championship 3-2 on aggregate

Currency Markets

Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; J&J nosedives

Dec 14, 2018

Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street, shaving 496 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as traders worry about signs of weaker economic growth in China and Europe

World markets fall on Chinese growth concerns

Dec 14, 2018

Stock markets are down after China reported disappointing economic data, stirring up worries about the impact of trade tensions on the world's second largest economy.

Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

Dec 14, 2018

Asian shares slip on slowing Chinese industrial output, retail sales

Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and health care

Dec 12, 2018

U.S. stocks gave up much of an early rally but still ended higher, led by gains in technology and health care companies.

US-China trade hopes help shore up global stock markets

Dec 12, 2018

Global shares are rising amid hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks

Debt And Bond Markets

Markets Right Now: US stocks drift to a mostly lower close

Dec 13, 2018

Stocks drifted to a mostly lower close on Wall Street as trading calmed down following a turbulent few days earlier this week.

Dow slides 700 points as US stocks veer sharply lower

Dec 4, 2018

U.S. stocks are veering sharply lower, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 700 points

Markets Right Now: Hint of slower rate hikes sets off rally

Nov 28, 2018

Stocks are moving sharply higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the central bank might consider a pause in its interest rate hikes next year.

Markets Right Now: Solid earnings send US stocks higher

Oct 30, 2018

Stocks are solidly higher on Wall Street at midday after several companies released encouraging earnings reports.

Share sell-off moderates in Asia after rout on Wall Street

Oct 25, 2018

Asian shares see moderate sell-off after overnight rout on Wall Street