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A woman uses a smartphone in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday, trading in a narrow range after overnight gains following conciliatory comments on trade by Chinese President Xi Jinping. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
April 11, 2018 - 4:11 am
Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday, trading in a narrow range after overnight gains following conciliatory comments on trade by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Xi's pledge to cut tariffs on imported cars and improve intellectual property protection was seen as a step toward easing trade tensions...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears on a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as he testifies in the Senate in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 10, 2018 - 5:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks jumped Tuesday after Chinese President Xi Jinping said Beijing would reduce tariffs on imported cars and improve intellectual property protection, steps that could ease trade tensions. Facebook climbed as CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the Senate about the company's...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Xi has promised to cut China's auto import tariffs and ease restrictions on foreign ownership in its auto industry amid an escalating tariff spat with Washington, in a speech Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at a business conference. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
April 10, 2018 - 5:28 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Investors and China watchers welcomed President Xi Jinping's pledge Tuesday to open his country's market wider to foreign competition, hoping it will ease a trade dispute with Washington that has unsettled financial markets and could jeopardize a global economic expansion. Xi's vow...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:31 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida's citrus industry got some dire news Tuesday from an organization that advises the federal government on science and technical matters. In a report, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said a single breakthrough discovery for managing...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:00 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rally NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sharply higher in midday trading on Wall Street after conciliatory remarks on trade from China's leader helped put investors in a buying mood. Automakers and technology stocks climbed after President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) said he...
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April 10, 2018 - 10:22 am
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This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook's failure to stop illicit traders utilizing its platform for illegal activity violates the social network's responsibilities as a publicly traded company. (AP Photo)
April 09, 2018 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a secret complaint filed with the...
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April 09, 2018 - 5:36 pm
___ Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — A new analysis says President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's big spending bill will send the federal deficit toward $1 trillion. The Congressional Budget Office says the deficit will reach $804 billion this...
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April 09, 2018 - 2:42 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A $20 million international competition to make profitable products from a gas that otherwise would contribute to global warming has entered its final stretch. The 10 finalists in the contest sponsored by a U.S. energy company and a group of Canadian oil sands producers have...
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This April 5, 2018, photo shows a building's address on Wall Street, in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 9. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 09, 2018 - 9:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in big technology companies. Apple rose 1.4 percent in early trading Monday, and Microsoft climbed 1.1 percent. Banks were also higher as bond...
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