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Asian shares fall back as investors cautious over Fed, China

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:27:49 GMT2017-12-12T06:27:49Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as investors stepped back after several days of advances, erasing early gains. Markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and the outcome of a major Chinese planning conference....

Business Highlights

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:21:24 GMT2017-12-11T23:21:24Z


Spirit boots breast-feeding woman from plane

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:11:31 GMT2017-12-11T23:11:31Z

A woman making a long-planned trip with her parents and young son says Spirit Airlines kicked the family off the plane when she didn't immediately stop breast-feeding the 2-year-old, who was restless after a long delay....

How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:13:56 GMT2017-12-11T22:13:56Z

Stocks ended modestly higher Monday, nudging the Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average to record highs....

US stocks close modestly higher; S&P 500, Dow hit new highs

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:11:35 GMT2017-12-11T22:11:35Z

Technology companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, driving the market to another set of milestones....

Waiting for Congress, Mnuchin makes 2nd emergency debt move

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:41:42 GMT2017-12-11T21:41:42Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday he is making a second emergency move to keep the government from going above the debt limit while awaiting congressional action to raise the threshold....

Apple and Chesapeake Energy rise; Spark Therapeutics sinks

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:26:05 GMT2017-12-11T21:26:05Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:...

Markets Right Now: More records for S&P 500, Dow industrials

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:10:57 GMT2017-12-11T21:10:57Z

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):...

In tax push, Trump's team uses a dubious growth estimate

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:00:18 GMT2017-12-11T19:00:18Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department just gave Republicans ammunition that their tax cuts would pay for themselves....

US job openings slip in October, but hiring increased

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:32:38 GMT2017-12-11T17:32:38Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved....