Wall Street climbs on solid jobs data

Wall Street climbs on solid jobs data

Wall Street ended solidly higher on Friday as a strong jobs report and optimism about U.S.-China trade negotiations ahead of an upcoming deadline helped stoke investor risk appetite.
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Wall Street slammed on China virus fears

Wall Street slammed on China virus fears

U.S. stocks suffered their worst day in over three months Monday as China extended the Lunar New Year holiday due to a virus outbreak, fueling worries about the economic impact of containment efforts in the world's second largest economy.
J&J CEO testifies: 'I did not read all the documents'

J&J CEO testifies: 'I did not read all the documents'

Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Alex Gorsky told a jury Monday that he did not read all the internal company documents related to potential asbestos contamination in Johnson's Baby Powder.
U.S. says no new confirmed cases of coronavirus

U.S. says no new confirmed cases of coronavirus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Monday had not recorded any new confirmed cases of a new coronavirus overnight since its last update of five, and said as many as 110 potential cases were under investigation.
Wall Street slides on China virus fears

Wall Street slides on China virus fears

U.S. stocks fell more than 1% on Monday as investors worried about the economic fallout of the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak in China that has prompted the country to extend the Lunar New Year holidays and businesses to close some operations.
India renews push to sell Air India

India renews push to sell Air India

India said on Monday it plans to sell its entire interest in Air India.
Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet, revive R&D projects: sources

Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet, revive R&D projects: sources

Renault's engineering boss will meet his counterpart at Nissan in Japan this week, two sources close to Renault said, as the carmakers seek to revive projects crucial to an alliance left reeling by the Carlos Ghosn affair.
Bat spit puts a shine on Madagascan coffee

Bat spit puts a shine on Madagascan coffee

Farmers in Madagascar's Itasy province are harvesting a specialist coffee enhanced by bat spit in what may be the first time such coffee has been commercially produced in Africa.
Gloomy services push down German business morale

Gloomy services push down German business morale

German business morale deteriorated unexpectedly in January as the outlook for services darkened, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting that Europe’s largest economy got off to a slow start in 2020 after narrowly avoiding a recession last year. Ciara
Boeing’s 777X takes off on first flight

Boeing’s 777X takes off on first flight

Boeing began the maiden flight on Saturday of the world's largest twin-engined jetliner as the embattled planemaker steps up competition with European rival Airbus in a respite from a crisis over its smaller 737 MAX. Jillian Kitchener has more.
Weak ahead on Wall Street

Weak ahead on Wall Street

A pair of tech titans, Apple and Microsoft, report earnings, and Fed policy makers meet to discuss interest rates in the week ahead.
Wall Street slides as virus worries mount

Wall Street slides as virus worries mount

Wall Street fell in a broad sell-off Friday on growing concerns over the scope of the coronavirus outbreak. As Fred Katayamam reports, the S&P 500 suffered its biggest weekly decline in six months.
Wait for 10% pullback in stocks: fund manager

Wait for 10% pullback in stocks: fund manager

Needham Funds portfolio manager Chris Retzler has taken some profit from high-flying chip, chip equipment and 5G infrastructure stocks and is awaiting a correction in the markets so he can redeploy the cash.
Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble

Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble

World Athletics is set to announce the findings of a review of technology in road and track shoes by the end of January, and it is expected to change its rules in light of tumbling times recorded by athletes using Nike's Vaporfly brand.
Greta Thunberg rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig

Greta Thunberg rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig

Thunberg joined students for a climate strike on Friday after attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, where U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had earlier jibed that she should study economics.
Nigerian rice farmers fall short after borders close

Nigerian rice farmers fall short after borders close

Thomas Tyavwva Maji is planting rice on more of his land than ever on his farm in Nigeria's Benue State to take advantage of a surge in prices since the country shut its land borders in August.
Bayer faces fourth U.S. Roundup cancer trial in Monsanto home court

Bayer faces fourth U.S. Roundup cancer trial in Monsanto home court

Bayer AG is set to face a fourth U.S. jury trial over allegations that its popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer, with four cancer patients in the hometown of its agricultural subsidiary Monsanto scheduled to make their case beginning on Friday.
Jeep, Suzuki models found to have broken EU emissions rules

Jeep, Suzuki models found to have broken EU emissions rules

Fiat Chrysler's Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki's Vitara diesel models both break emissions rules and must be fixed or face a ban on sales across Europe, the Dutch road authority ruled on Thursday.
S&P notches slight gain

S&P notches slight gain

The S&P 500 ended slightly higher and the Nasdaq eked out a record closing high Thursday, helped by a jump in Netflix, while news about the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China and mixed earnings results kept a lid on the market.
Yellow lights flashing for market: technical analyst

Yellow lights flashing for market: technical analyst

Keep an eye on the exits, warns technical analyst Mark Newton of Newton Advisors. Despite rising stock prices, he sees warning signs that suggest the equity markets may soon peak.
Travel demand cushions 737 MAX toll

Travel demand cushions 737 MAX toll

Healthy travel demand helped cushion quarterly results at American Airlines and Southwest even though the Boeing 737 MAX grounding weighed on costs and profits.
Comcast offsets cord-cutting with broadband growth

Comcast offsets cord-cutting with broadband growth

Comcast's bid to counter cord-cutting with profitable broadband customers continued to pay off in the fourth quarter, as the company on Thursday beat Wall Street’s revenue and profit estimates.
ECB's Lagarde launches policy overhaul

ECB's Lagarde launches policy overhaul

The European Central Bank has launched a broad review of policy that could redefine its main goal and how to achieve it. New president, Christine Lagarde, said it would not leave "any stone unturned".
France reaches deal with U.S to push ahead with OECD digital tax talks

France reaches deal with U.S to push ahead with OECD digital tax talks

France and the United States agreed on Thursday how to press ahead with a global rewrite of cross-border tax rules for the digital era, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said.
Suspect named in Dos Santos investigation found dead

Suspect named in Dos Santos investigation found dead

Angola's fraud investigation took a shocking turn on Thursday after authorities said they could issue an international arrest warrant for billionaire Isabel dos Santos, and in Lisbon a suspect in the probe was found dead in what a police source said