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SINGAPORE | Asian shares mostly fall on weak Japan data, US-China trade

SINGAPORE — Asian markets are mostly lower on jitters over the simmering U.S. trade dispute with China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.8 percent to 24,088.63. Hong Kong‘s Hang Seng fell 0.4 percent to 27,017.75 after closing at a two-week low on Tuesday. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.3 percent to 6,143.70. Stocks fell … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares mostly fall on weak Japan data, US-China trade

BOGOTA, Colombia | UN says Colombia’s coca production surges to record high

BOGOTA, Colombia — A United Nations report said Wednesday that cultivation of the plant used to make cocaine has reached an all-time high in Colombia, adding pressure on President Ivan Duque to resume an aerial spraying program suspended by his predecessor over health concerns. Annual data released by the U.N. indicates Colombian coca cultivation increased … Continue reading BOGOTA, Colombia | UN says Colombia’s coca production surges to record high

S&P 500 touches all-time high as earnings drive stock gains

U.S. stocks moved higher Tuesday afternoon, placing the S&P 500 on track for an all-time high. The benchmark index of large U.S. companies briefly traded just above its last closing high set seven months ago. The latest gains came as investors welcomed solid results from homebuilders, retailers and other companies. Technology stocks and banks also … Continue reading S&P 500 touches all-time high as earnings drive stock gains

NEW YORK | Stocks rebound; technology rally leads Nasdaq to record high

NEW YORK — Technology companies soared Thursday as major U.S. stock indexes recovered the ground they lost a day earlier. The Nasdaq composite closed at another all-time high. Big names like Apple and Microsoft and chipmakers including Intel all made big gains as investors remain optimistic about the technology sector even though much of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks rebound; technology rally leads Nasdaq to record high

NEW YORK | Technology rebound sets Nasdaq on course for record high

NEW YORK  — Technology companies are soaring Thursday as investors remain optimistic about the sector even though much of the market has been shaken by fears about the trade war with China. The Nasdaq composite is on track for an all-time high. I ndustrial companies are also bouncing back as the market recovers most of … Continue reading NEW YORK | Technology rebound sets Nasdaq on course for record high

Governor Scott – Florida Hits All-Time Record High for Tourism

88.2 million visitors came to Florida in the first nine months of 2017 MIAMI, FL/November 20, 2017 (STL.News) – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida (FL) set another tourism record by welcoming the highest number of visitors of any nine months in the state’s history with 88.2 million visitors, according to VISIT FLORIDA. This … Continue reading Governor Scott – Florida Hits All-Time Record High for Tourism