Sunday, August 18, 2019

Stocks move broadly higher as turbulent week nears its end

Stocks move broadly higher as turbulent week nears its end
Stocks rose broadly in morning trading on Wall Street Friday as investors look to end a turbulent week on a positive note. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% as of 10 a.m. Eastern time and the Dow Jones Industrial Average also gained ground. But both indexes are still headed for a third straight weekly decline after…

Madoff Whistleblower Accuses GE of Masking Problems (Radio)

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Second police officer contaminated in Salisbury Novichok poisoning

Second police officer contaminated in Salisbury Novichok poisoning
Image copyright Reuters/BBC Image caption Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia survived the poisoning attempt A second police officer was contaminated with Novichok during the 2018 poisonings in Salisbury, it has been revealed.Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were targeted with the nerve agent in March 2018.Det Sgt Nick Bailey was also…

Kashmir: Fire across LoC ‘kills 3 Pakistani, 5 Indian troops’

Kashmir: Fire across LoC ‘kills 3 Pakistani, 5 Indian troops’
Indian soldiers patrolling near the LoC on Tuesday [Channi Anand/AP Photo] Pakistan's army has said at least three Pakistani and five Indian soldiers have been killed after a cross-border exchange of fire in the disputed region of Kashmir. Major General Asif Ghafoor, the chief spokesman of the Pakistan armed forces, said in a Twitter post on Thursday…

Dow opens flat, holding most of Wednesday’s steep losses

Dow opens flat, holding most of Wednesday’s steep losses
U.S. stock markets opened mostly flat on Thursday, in essence holding most of Wednesday's steep losses. Interested in Stock Market? Add Stock Market as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Stock Market news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading sideways in early trade, up…

WeWork Shows Revenue Growth, Cash Burn in IPO Filing

WeWork Shows Revenue Growth, Cash Burn in IPO Filing
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Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators apologise for airport chaos

Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators apologise for airport chaos
Police in Hong Kong criticize pro-democracy activists for detaining two people Show more Police in Hong Kong have strongly criticised pro-democracy activists for detaining two people during protests at the territory's airport. We speak Joshua Wong one of the pro-democracy demonstrators. Also in the programme: The Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, says the United Nations…

‘Hong Kong is not safe any more’: Millions affected by crisis

‘Hong Kong is not safe any more’: Millions affected by crisis
Millions of people have been affected by the protests in Hong Kong. But it is not limited to those inside the territory. The effects of the ongoing protests are spreading across the border, particularly to one city just next to Hong Kong, inside the border of mainland China. Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Shenzhen.

Stocks slide after bond market warns again of recession

Stocks sank Wednesday after the bond market threw up one of its last remaining warning flags on the economy. The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly dropped below the two-year Treasury's yield Wednesday morning. It's rare for short-term yields to rise above longer-term ones, and when it happens, market watchers call it "an inverted yield…

Markets, Trading Volume Zoom On Good China Trade News (Radio)

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