Asian stock markets mixed SEOUL, South Korea (AP)(STL.News) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday with little economic news to move the markets on the final trading day of 2016. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.2 percent to 19,114.37 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose 1.1 percent to 22,029.80. China’s Shanghai Composite Index … Continue reading Asian stock markets mixed on final trading day of 2016
Did Trump just create 8,000 jobs? WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump gave himself kudos for the creation of 8,000 new U.S. jobs by a Japanese tech mogul, saying it was proof of “the spirit and the hope” stirred by his presidential win. But for those particular jobs, Trump was basically taking a bow for the … Continue reading AP Explains: Did Trump just create 8,000 jobs?
US stocks drift lower in afternoon trading (AP)(STL.News) U.S. stock indexes drifted lower in late-afternoon trading Thursday, on course for their second loss in two days. Financial stocks fell the most. Energy companies also declined as the price of U.S. crude oil closed lower. Utilities, real estate stocks and phone companies, all known for paying … Continue reading US stocks drift lower in afternoon trading; oil price slips
Global stocks mostly fall TOKYO (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares mostly fell in thin trading Thursday, taking their cues from a slide on Wall Street. A stronger yen helped send Japanese stocks lower. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 lost 0.5 percent to 4,822.78 in early trading, while Germany’s DAX fell 0.5 percent to 11,416.75. Britain’s FTSE … Continue reading Global stocks mostly fall after Wall Street’s slide
WASHINGTON/December 29, 2016 (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to name China a currency manipulator on his first day in the White House. There’s only one problem – it’s not true anymore. China, the world’s second-biggest economy behind the United States, hasn’t been pushing down its currency to benefit Chinese exporters in years. And … Continue reading What it means if Trump names China a currency manipulator
Nvidia Leads S&P’s winners in 2016 NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — In a solid year for stocks, graphics processor maker Nvidia stood far above its peers on the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. The company’s stock more than tripled for the year. But it was far from the only company that made a notable move. Goldman … Continue reading Nvidia leads S&P’s winners in 2016; drug companies slump
Looking for that great piece of Vintage Modern Art? ST LOUIS, MO/December 28, 2016 (STL.News) – Rocket Century: Look no further than Rocket Century, your Vintage Modern Store destination. Rocket Century opened in 2010 as an online only store that featured an array of amazing vintage modern furniture, artwork and accessories. They still ship coast … Continue reading Looking for that great piece of Vintage Modern Art?
NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News)(Where to Sell your unwanted stuff)— If you’re cleaning out your closets for the new year, or need some spare cash after the holidays, your old stuff can help fill up your wallet. A number of websites and apps make it easier to sell used smartphones, furniture and clothes. Here’s where to go … Continue reading Where to sell your unwanted stuff online and earn extra cash