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September 03, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Technology companies drove a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as disappointing economic data and the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China put investors in a selling mood. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 350 points as the...
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September 03, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By BANI SAPRA AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since August 2016, a sign that the trade war with China is weighing down a crucial sector of the economy. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said...
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August 26, 2019 - 1:15 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Brushing off concerns about global economic instability, President Donald Trump on Monday defended the way he is trying to squeeze a trade deal out of China, saying it's what worked for him in business. Trump was...
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August 23, 2019 - 2:13 pm
By JOE McDONALD, PAUL WISEMAN and JILL COLVIN AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies with operations in China "to immediately start looking for" an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory...
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August 20, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks edged lower in midday trading Tuesday, weighed down by a mixed batch of company earnings and another decline in bond yields. Financial sector stocks accounted for much of the selling as investors reacted to the decline in yields. The 10-year Treasury note...
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August 14, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) —The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 800 points after the bond market flashed a warning sign about a possible recession for the first time since 2007. The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly dropped below the two-year yield Wednesday, an ominous signal that has predicted past...
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August 14, 2019 - 9:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An economic alarm bell has sounded in the U.S., sending warnings of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term government bonds than they are for long-...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:17 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Monday, knocking nearly 400 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The benchmark S&P 500 had its worst day in a week as the sell-off put the market deeper into the red for August. The selling was widespread, with...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:59 pm
By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss of the year Monday and investors around the world scrambled to sell on worries about how much President Donald Trump's worsening trade war will damage the global economy. China let its currency, the yuan, drop...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:18 pm
By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks tanked again Monday on worries about how much President Donald Trump's worsening trade war will damage the economy, and the S&P 500 was headed for its worst drop since late last year, when the market was wrapped in the...
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