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Energy companies lead US stocks higher as oil prices rebound

Energy companies led U.S. stocks broadly higher in early trading Wednesday, wiping out some of the market’s losses from a day earlier. Energy stocks are benefiting from a pickup in crude oil prices, which have fallen sharply in recent weeks on concerns of rising supplies. Industrial companies and banks were also climbing. KEEPING SCORE: The … Continue reading Energy companies lead US stocks higher as oil prices rebound

Energy companies lead US stocks lower after oil price sinks

Energy companies led a late-afternoon sell-off on Wall Street Tuesday after U.S. crude oil prices had their biggest drop in more than three years. Investors are worried about the possibility of rising oil production out of the U.S. and OPEC. The slide wiped out early gains for the market, placing it on course to close … Continue reading Energy companies lead US stocks lower after oil price sinks

BEIJING | Stocks recover from tech sell-off, oil down on Trump warning

BEIJING — Stock markets stabilized Tuesday after a sell-off led by technology shares dragged Wall Street sharply lower the day before. The price of oil fell after U.S. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia should not cut production, as it had said it would. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX advanced 0.7 percent to 11,409 … Continue reading BEIJING | Stocks recover from tech sell-off, oil down on Trump warning

NEW YORK | US stocks dip after post-election surge; oil falls again

NEW YORK — Stocks in the U.S. are slightly lower Thursday afternoon after a big rally the day before. Technology and internet companies are slipping after chipmaker Qualcomm gave a disappointing revenue forecast for the current quarter. The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, as expected, but traders still think it will raise rates again … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks dip after post-election surge; oil falls again

TOKYO  | Asian markets rise awaiting US midterm election results

TOKYO  — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for results from the midterm elections in the U.S., which could affect the regional economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.7 percent in early trading to 22,300.38 ahead of the results. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.5 percent to 5,846.80. South Korea’s Kospi … Continue reading TOKYO  | Asian markets rise awaiting US midterm election results

SINGAPORE | Global markets waver on worries over US-China trade dispute

SINGAPORE— Global shares were mixed Monday as European shares wavered following widespread losses for Asian benchmarks. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 dropped 0.1 percent to 7,084.73 while the CAC 40 in France edged less than 0.1 percent higher to 5,103.97. Germany’s DAX gained 0.1 percent to 11,524.98. Wall Street was positioned for slight losses. The … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Global markets waver on worries over US-China trade dispute

NEW YORK | Apple drags stocks lower; high-dividend companies also dip

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are slipping Friday as a big loss from Apple drags technology companies lower and an increase in interest rates hurts high-dividend companies. The world’s largest technology company forecast weak revenue and said it will stop disclosing quarterly iPhone sales. Stocks had surged over the previous three days and they’re still on … Continue reading NEW YORK | Apple drags stocks lower; high-dividend companies also dip

BANGKOK | Asia shares reap big gains following rebound on Wall Street

BANGKOK — Asian shares advanced Friday after a strong finish on Wall Street, helped by news of possible progress on resolving trade tensions between China and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped 2.4 percent to 26,026.18 and the Shanghai Composite index added 1.2 percent to 2,637.65. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index climbed … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asia shares reap big gains following rebound on Wall Street