The escalations in the trade war between the world's largest economies are rattling investors already unnerved about a slowing global economy, falling U.S. corporate profits and possibly too-weak inflation.
By Associated Press
The rally came as investors balanced optimism over the possibility that the Federal Reserve could cut interest rates in response to a slowing economy and jitters about the prospects of dimmer corporate profits should a severe slowdown take hold.
By Damian J. Troise, Alex Veiga, Associated Press
Some trade jitters eased a bit Monday, at least in regard to the trade spat between the U.S. and Mexico.
By Damian Troise, Alex Veiga, Associated Press
The latest market slide comes as investors worry that the trade war between the U.S. and China will derail global economic and corporate profit growth as it drags on with no sign of a resolution.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Islamic State in Syria urged supporters via social media to launch vengeance attacks around the world. Several hundred die-hard fighters are under siege in the eastern part of the country. Plus, the Venezuelan government…
By Damian Troise, Associated Press
The world's two largest economies have pulled back from an immediate escalation of their damaging trade war.
By Gretchen Frazee
Lyft drivers who have completed between 10,000 and 20,000 rides will receive a bonus of $1,000 with the option of using the money to purchase company stock.
By Gretchen Frazee, Maea Lenei Buhre
The final jobs report of 2018 released Friday, boasting 312,000 jobs added in December, puts the U.S. economy on track for another relatively strong showing in 2019, with economists predicting a slowdown coming toward the end of the year.
By Marley Jay, Associated Press
The rare warning of disappointing results from Apple stoked investors' fears that the world's second-biggest economy is losing steam and that trade tensions between Washington and Beijing are making things worse. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 660 points.
By Alex Veiga, Associated Press
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot up more than 1,000 points — its biggest single-day point gain ever — rising nearly 5 percent as investors returned from a one-day Christmas break.
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