Leading economic indicators

In a photo taken Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, Target employee Lindsay Walker scans an item as she collects merchandise from shelves to prep them for an online order at a Target store in Edison, N.J. Target Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 20, 2018 - 7:52 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target's ramped up investments online and in stores are bringing in shoppers, but they're also bruising the bottom line. Company shares fell sharply before the opening bell Tuesday after Target missed profit expectations for the third quarter, the last look at the retailer's...
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A woman looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Asian stocks slid Tuesday after tech losses dragged down Wall Street and Nissan's chairman was arrested on charges of financial misconduct.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 20, 2018 - 7:43 am
BEIJING (AP) — World stocks slid Tuesday and Wall Street was expected to drop again amid concerns about the tech sector dragged down U.S. indexes the day before. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX index lost 0.9 percent to 11,144 and France's CAC 40 shed 0.9 percent to 4,942. London's FTSE 100...
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In a photo taken Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, Target employee Lindsay Walker scans an item as she collects merchandise from shelves to prep them for an online order at a Target store in Edison, N.J. Target Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 20, 2018 - 7:25 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target's ramped up investments online and in stores are bringing in shoppers, but they're also bruising the bottom line. Company shares fell sharply before the opening bell Tuesday after Target missed profit expectations for the third quarter, the last look at the retailer's...
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November 20, 2018 - 6:52 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target is falling sharply before the opening bell after it missed profit expectations for the third quarter, the last look at the retailer's performance as it heads into the holiday shopping season. The company on Tuesday posted net income of $622 million, or $1.17 per share. Per...
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Trader Fred DeMarco follows stock activity, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at the New York Stock Exchange. Big technology and internet companies came under heavy selling pressure again on Monday, leading to broad losses across the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell 500 points. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 20, 2018 - 6:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks slid Tuesday after tech losses dragged down Wall Street and Nissan's chairman was arrested on financial charges. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX index lost 0.8 percent to 11,156.08 points and France's CAC 40 shed 0.7 percent to 4,951.75. London's FTSE 100...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, Chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn addresses reporters during a press conference in Boulogne Billancourt, outside Paris. The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company's shares to tumble and shocked many in Japan who view him as something of a hero. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
November 20, 2018 - 3:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a financial probe prompted by a whistleblower caused the automaker's shares to tumble Tuesday and left many in Japan and elsewhere stunned by his downfall. Prosecutors said they were holding Ghosn for allegedly collaborating...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, Chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn addresses reporters during a press conference in Boulogne Billancourt, outside Paris. The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company's shares to tumble and shocked many in Japan who view him as something of a hero. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
November 20, 2018 - 12:43 am
TOKYO (AP) — The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company's shares to tumble and left many in Japan shocked by his downfall. Prosecutors said Tuesday that they were holding Ghosn for allegedly...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, Chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn addresses reporters during a press conference in Boulogne Billancourt, outside Paris. The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company's shares to tumble and shocked many in Japan who view him as something of a hero. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
November 20, 2018 - 12:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company's shares to tumble and left many in Japan shocked by his downfall. Prosecutors said Tuesday that they were holding Ghosn for allegedly...
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Trader Fred DeMarco follows stock activity, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at the New York Stock Exchange. Big technology and internet companies came under heavy selling pressure again on Monday, leading to broad losses across the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell 500 points. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 19, 2018 - 11:07 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks slid Tuesday after tech losses dragged down Wall Street and Nissan's chairman was arrested on charges of financial misconduct. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1 percent to 2,675.69 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.9 percent to 21,633.54. Hong Kong's Hang...
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Trader Fred DeMarco follows stock activity, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at the New York Stock Exchange. Big technology and internet companies came under heavy selling pressure again on Monday, leading to broad losses across the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell 500 points. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 19, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Big technology and internet companies tumbled again Monday, leading to broad losses across the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell 500 points. Apple, Microsoft and Amazon, the most valuable companies on the market, sustained some of the worst losses. Facebook...
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