BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks tumbled while Chinese markets gained Monday after Donald Trump took office as U.S. president and promised "American first" policies, adding to concerns about the threat of protectionism.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung says battery design and manufacturing process caused Galaxy Note 7 smartphone fires .
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Stocks closed modestly higher Friday, recouping much of the market's loss from a day earlier. The gains, which snapped a 5-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average, came against the backdrop of the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president. Investors also had their eye on the latest batch of corporate earnings.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:
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HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. leaped by 35 this week to 694.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford says that a change in the way it values pension obligations will cut its 2016 net income by $2 billion.
DETROIT (AP) — The outgoing head of the government agency charged with keeping highways safe is worried that auto safety won't be a priority for the incoming Trump administration.
BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in three decades in 2016 as Beijing braces for a trade battle with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — While unemployment has fallen significantly and inflation is starting to tick higher, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday she does not believe that the central bank has fallen behind the curve and needs to start pushing interest rates up more quickly.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies is paying $20 million to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would have to pay to finance a car.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick as Treasury secretary, clashed with Democrats during a lengthy confirmation hearing Thursday over his handling of thousands of mortgage foreclosures and his failure to initially disclose to the committee nearly $100 million in assets and interests in a Cayman Islands corporation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire investor George Soros said Thursday he views President-elect Donald Trump as an "impostor and con man and a would-be dictator" who will rattle financial markets.
NEW YORK (AP) — Target says it is promoting Rick Gomez to executive vice president and chief marketing officer as the Minneapolis discounter looks to reverse traffic declines at its stores.
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express' fourth-quarter profit fell 8 percent from the same period a year earlier, hurt by the loss of the Costco credit card business and higher expenses to retain customers.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit grew 2 percent as the railroad cut costs to offset a 3 percent decline in shipments.
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is telling employees that it's expanding their parental leave benefits.
NEW YORK (AP) — Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million to the U.S. government to pay back victims of fraud that the money transfer company failed to protect.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The executive who led the financial turnaround of Canadian Pacific railroad over the past five years is teaming up with an activist investor to target CSX railroad.
Long-term US mortgage rates Long-term US mortgage rates marked their third week of declines this week, after snapping a nine-week run of increases.
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has vowed his company will do "no new foreign deals" while he is president. But he's left "new" and "deals" open to interpretation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut is gearing up for the Super Bowl by hiring 11,000 people in the U.S. to cook up its pies, deliver them to hungry customers or manage its restaurants.