Asian shares extend losses after Dow drops more than 1,000

Tokyo (AP), February 25 – Shares are mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday after Wall Street suffered its worst session in two years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average slumping more than 1,000 points on fears that a viral outbreak that began in China will weaken the world economy. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 3%, […]

S&P 500, Dow industrials and Nasdaq close at record highs

NEW YORK (AP and The Golden Hammer) — When Texas State Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, remarked on Monday, July 1, 2019, that “the Republican Party is the Party of Prosperity,” he was right on the mark. Since the Presidency of Donald Trump began in 2017, unemployment is at record lows. African-American, Hispanic, and […]

Asian shares mostly higher after US stocks surge on earnings

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, cheered by a jump on Wall Street as strong earnings reports from market bellwethers like Microsoft and Comcast gave a confidence boost to investors shaken by the recent wave of selling. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 21,383.73 in early trading. Australia’s […]

Markets cautious ahead of Fed announcement 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 6:00 a.m. Trading in stock markets is cautious and the dollar is slightly weaker as investors look ahead to an expected interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve. Because the increase is widely expected, a key point of focus will […]