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BEIJING  | China’s growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

BEIJING  — China reported economic growth sank to a post-global crisis low as finance officials launched a media blitz Friday to shore up confidence in its sagging stock market. Growth in the quarter that ended in September slipped to 6.5 percent over a year earlier from the previous quarter’s 6.7 percent, official data showed. It … Continue reading BEIJING  | China’s growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

SAN FRANCISCO | China’s music streaming leader Tencent to go public in US

SAN FRANCISCO  — The owner of China’s largest music streaming services is looking to strike it rich in the U.S. stock market. Tencent Music Entertainment plans to sell its stock in the U.S. as part of an initial public offering. The IPO documents filed Tuesday propose raising $1 billion, but that preliminary figure often ends … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | China’s music streaming leader Tencent to go public in US

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. | In Tennessee, Trump accuses Dems of trying to sink Kavanaugh

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — As the fate of his Supreme Court pick hangs in the balance, President Donald Trump barnstormed Monday for a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, warning that Democrats will unleash havoc if they gain control of Congress and accusing them of trying to sink his nominee. “A Democratic takeover of Congress will … Continue reading JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. | In Tennessee, Trump accuses Dems of trying to sink Kavanaugh

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. | Trump predicts havoc if Democrats take over Congress

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.— As the fate of his Supreme Court pick hangs in the balance, President Donald Trump barnstormed for a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, warning that Democrats will unleash havoc if they gain control of Congress and accusing them of trying to sink his nominee. “A Democratic takeover of Congress will plunge our … Continue reading JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. | Trump predicts havoc if Democrats take over Congress

S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 close at record highs

Wall Street ended a week of milestones with a few more Friday. The benchmark S&P 500 index closed at an all-time high, just two days after the current bull market in U.S. stocks became the longest in history. The Nasdaq composite and the Russell 2000 indexes also ended the day at all-time highs. Technology companies, … Continue reading S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 close at record highs

Stocks mixed even as S&P 500 index marks longest bull run

The major U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday, on track for the market’s bull run to become the longest in history. Gains in technology stocks, retailers and energy companies outweigh losses in industrial firms and elsewhere in the market. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index edged up 1 point, less than … Continue reading Stocks mixed even as S&P 500 index marks longest bull run

Stocks mixed even as S&P 500 index marks longest bull run

The major U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in morning trading Wednesday, recouping some of their losses from earlier in the day, as the S&P 500 index was poised to mark its longest bull run in history. Gains in technology stocks, retailers and energy companies outweighed losses in industrial firms and elsewhere in the market. … Continue reading Stocks mixed even as S&P 500 index marks longest bull run

Stocks slip even as S&P 500 index marks its longest bull run

U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading, giving back some of their gains from a day earlier, even as the S&P 500 index is poised to mark its longest bull run in history. Losses in industrial companies, banks and the technology sector outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Big retailers surged after reporting solid … Continue reading Stocks slip even as S&P 500 index marks its longest bull run