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Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on trade talk hopes

Sep 12, 2019

Stocks are rising early on Wall Street Thursday as the U.S. and China made what could be considered goodwill gestures ahead of upcoming talks about their trade dispute.

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US stocks notch solid gains as China eases trade tensions

Sep 12, 2019

Stocks notched broad gains on Wall Street Wednesday as investors drew encouragement from China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs

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China to boost pork output as swine fever drives up prices

Sep 11, 2019

China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed on a devastating outbreak of African swine fever

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Thai high court affirms guilt of 2009 Pattaya rioters

Sep 11, 2019

Thailand's Supreme Court has affirmed the prison sentences of 12 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement convicted in connection with rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009

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Trump ousts hawkish Bolton, dissenter on foreign policy

Sep 10, 2019

President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton. Trump tweeted Tuesday that he told Bolton Monday night that his services were no longer needed at the White House

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Sep 10, 2019

A late burst of buying left stocks mostly higher on Wall Street Tuesday after the major indexes spent most of the day lower

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US stock indexes end mostly higher after late buying burst

Sep 10, 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Tuesday, erasing much of an early slide, as investors favored smaller, U.S.-focused companies for the second straight day

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Officials spar with senators over plan for mortgage giants

Sep 10, 2019

Trump administration officials are defending their plan to Congress for ending government control of mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, clashing with Democratic senators on whether the change would raise home borrowing costs

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Thai trade minister says progress made in free trade pact

Sep 10, 2019

A Thai economic official says regional trade ministers made some progress toward completing a long-awaited free trade agreement, and final details are expected to be worked out later this month in Vietnam

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Syrian pound hits record low, setting off hike in prices

Sep 10, 2019

Syrian pound hits record low against dollar, setting off hike in prices in war-torn country

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