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NEW YORK | Stocks sink as trade war heats up with new tariff threats

NEW YORK — Global stock indexes are falling Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China said it would to retaliate. In the U.S., industrial companies and basic materials makers are taking some of the worst losses. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks sink as trade war heats up with new tariff threats

NEW YORK | Another wave of sales; GE emerges a company vastly changed

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric shed more of its major assets, announcing plans to cast away its health care business and sell its interests in the oil-services company, Baker Hughes. The company’s latest round of winnowing arrived Tuesday, the first time since 1907 that General Electric Co. will not be a member of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Another wave of sales; GE emerges a company vastly changed

NEW YORK | US stocks skid as industrials, automakers, tech trade lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Car makers and technology and industrial companies fell Thursday as investors focused on the U.S.-China trade dispute, which could reduce company spending and earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped for the eighth day in a row. While investors generally don’t expect a trade war between the U.S. and China, they … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks skid as industrials, automakers, tech trade lower

NEW YORK | Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally

NEW YORK (AP) — Big industrial and technology companies skidded Tuesday as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China threatened to come to a boil. Smaller companies less focused on overseas trade fared better, as did dividend-paying stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell for the sixth day in a row and lost 287.26 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally

NEW YORK | US stocks wobble; tech and retailers rise but banks fall

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly higher Tuesday after posting solid gains over the last two days. Technology companies and consumer-focused companies rose further and the smallest companies were also making gains. Banks slipped as bond yields decreased and health care companies also fell. Twitter rose after being added to the S&P 500 … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks wobble; tech and retailers rise but banks fall

WASHINGTON | Trump tariffs on US allies draw retaliation threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration delivered a gut punch to America’s closest allies Thursday, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from Europe, Mexico and Canada in a move that drew immediate vows of retaliation. Stock prices tumbled amid fears of a trade war, with the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 250 points … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump tariffs on US allies draw retaliation threats

NEW YORK | Oil prices and energy companies keep falling; US stocks dip

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices are sinking again Friday morning on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Overall U.S. stocks are slightly lower again as falling bond yields put pressure on banks, even as they help dividend-payers like household goods makers. Gap is tumbling after it had a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Oil prices and energy companies keep falling; US stocks dip

Major US stock indexes head lower as bond yields spike

U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in midday trading Tuesday, led by declines in technology, health care and consumer-focused companies. The slide put the Dow Jones industrial average on track to end an eight-day winning streak. Banks rose as bond prices fell, sending yields to their highest level in almost seven years. The pickup in bond … Continue reading Major US stock indexes head lower as bond yields spike