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BANGKOK | Asian shares track Wall St weakness as eyes on Fed comment

BANGKOK  — Asian shares were mixed Friday following a listless session on Wall Street, where a slide in banks and industrial companies offset solid gains for the technology sector. A lack of progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China was weighing on sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index jumped 0.6 percent … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asian shares track Wall St weakness as eyes on Fed comment

BEIJING | Asian stock markets mixed ahead of US-China tariff hikes

BEIJING — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after U.S. and Chinese officials held talks on their deepening trade dispute ahead of a new round of tariff hikes. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.2 percent to 22,403.90 while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.8 percent to 27,704.60. The Shanghai Composite Index gave up 1.7 … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stock markets mixed ahead of US-China tariff hikes

TOKYO | Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 touches all-time high

TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday, as some markets were cheered by bullish sentiments on Wall Street despite concerns about an ongoing trade dispute with China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 percent in morning trading to 22,279.89. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.5 percent to 6,252.80. South Korea’s Kospi was up 0.3 … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares mixed after S&P 500 touches all-time high

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis | Kohl’s puts up big 2Q numbers, and gets punished

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis — Kohl’s breezed past profit and revenue expectations for the second quarter and raised its outlook for the year, only to be punished by investors before the opening bell Tuesday. The reaction on Wall Street was similar last week when Macy’s topped almost all expectations and raised its expectations for the year, … Continue reading MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis | Kohl’s puts up big 2Q numbers, and gets punished

TOKYO | Asian shares mixed on doubt of resolving US-China trade spat

TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday amid doubts on the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped nearly 0.2 percent in morning trading to 22,158.35, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.9 percent to 6,290.00. But South Korea’s Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,255.65. … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares mixed on doubt of resolving US-China trade spat

Home Depot roars back in the second quarter

ATLANTA/ August 15, 2018 (STL.News)— Home Depot handily beat expectations during the second quarter, bouncing back from a slow start to the year when terrible weather cooled construction projects. The world’s biggest home improvement retailer boosted its full-year profit and revenue forecasts Tuesday. Higher mortgage rates combined with steadily rising real estate prices have dampened … Continue reading Home Depot roars back in the second quarter

NEW YORK | Actress Sean Young wanted for questioning in burglary

NEW YORK — Police say actress Sean Young is wanted for questioning after she was caught on surveillance video stealing laptops and video production software from a store in New York City. Police say employees at a store in Queens reported a burglary Thursday. They say surveillance video showed Young and a male companion breaking … Continue reading NEW YORK | Actress Sean Young wanted for questioning in burglary