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Chinese investors react as they monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Shares opened moderately lower in Asia on Tuesday after a dismal day on Wall Street as investors fled uncertainty over the China-U.S. trade standoff. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 14, 2019 - 7:18 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World stock markets turned higher on Tuesday, stabilizing after heavy losses on Wall Street, as investors monitor the escalating dispute between China and the U.S. over trade. The FTSE 100 in Britain rose 0.9% to 7,230, while France's CAC 40 advanced 1.2% to 5,324. Germany's DAX...
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Chinese investors react as they monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Shares opened moderately lower in Asia on Tuesday after a dismal day on Wall Street as investors fled uncertainty over the China-U.S. trade standoff. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 14, 2019 - 2:22 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined moderately in Asia on Tuesday after a dismal day on Wall Street as investors fled uncertainty over the China-U.S. trade standoff. The Shanghai Composite index slipped 0.2% to 2,896.60 while Japan's Nikkei 225 gave up 0.6% to 21,067.23. The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, second from left, and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, right, speak with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, left, as he departs the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 10, 2019 - 11:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke up Friday with no agreement, hours after President Donald Trump more than doubled tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Trump asserted on Twitter that there was "no need to rush" to get a deal between the world's two biggest...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, second from left, and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, right, speak with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, left, as he departs the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 10, 2019 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke up Friday with no agreement, hours after President Donald Trump more than doubled tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Trump asserted on Twitter that there was "no need to rush" to get a deal between the world's two biggest...
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Protesters shout as the motorcade carrying Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and his delegation depart the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington, Friday, May 10, 2019, following trade talks between the United States and China. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 10, 2019 - 4:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke up Friday with no agreement, hours after President Donald Trump more than doubled tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Trump asserted on Twitter that there was "no need to rush" to get a deal between the world's two biggest...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, right, speak with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, left, as he departs the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 10, 2019 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday there was "no need to rush" to get a trade deal with China, hours after he raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, escalating a battle over China's technology ambitions. U.S. and Chinese negotiators met briefly Friday in an effort to...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, right, speak with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, left, as he departs the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 10, 2019 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators held trade talks Friday under increasing pressure after President Donald Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods and Beijing promised to retaliate, escalating a battle over China's technology ambitions. The Trump administration raised...
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The statue of Fearless Girl stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange before Uber, the world's largest ride-hailing service, holds its initial public offering, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 10, 2019 - 12:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price on an already volatile day for the markets. The ride-hailing giant sold shares in the IPO at $45 each, raising $8.1 billion and giving the company a valuation of $82...
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The statue of Fearless Girl stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange before Uber, the world's largest ride-hailing service, holds its initial public offering, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 10, 2019 - 10:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With a ring of the opening bell, Uber began picking up passengers as a newly minted public company Friday and investors waited to bet on a service with huge potential, but a long way from turning a profit. Shares in the ride-hailing giant were sold in an initial public offering for...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the first rally of his 2020 campaign, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
May 05, 2019 - 12:13 am
The Latest on the Democratic candidates running for president (all times EDT): 9 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is making his foreign policy experience a primary selling point to top donors to his presidential campaign. At a private fundraiser Saturday night in Columbia, South Carolina, Biden...
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