China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

China EU

BEIJING (AP) — China and the European Union agreed Monday to launch a group that will work to update global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging irritants and preserve support for international trade amid U.S. threats of import controls. Actions such as U.S....


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US new-home sales climbed 6.7 percent in May Beijing hopes US will treat Chinese investments fairly China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year Harley, stung by tariffs, shifts some production overseas Stocks fall on report US may...


Stocks fall on report US may limit tech exports to China

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Monday morning following losses in Europe and Asia, and technology companies are skidding after The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration plans to limit high-tech exports to China and will limit Chinese investment in American technology...

National Business

Beijing hopes US will treat Chinese investments fairly

BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign ministry on Monday expressed concern over reports that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to curb Chinese investments in the United States, and urged Washington to provide a “good, fair, and predictable” environment for Chinese companies. “We hope the U.S. side will...


BC-IL--Illinois Stocks, IL

Stocks of interest to Illinoisans: Name(sym),Earnings/Share,Volume(100s),Last,Change Ameren (AEE) 2.84208159.23+.55 ArchDan (ADM) 2.43472346.33—.20 BPPLC () 1.881587944.46—1.32 Boeing (BA) 9.5613965330.35—8.56 Caterpillar () 8.2417490136.33—3.61 CooperTire (CTB) 1.37135626.53—.53 DTE (DTE) 5....


BC-SC--Commodities, SC

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Carnival shares sink on outlook, cost concerns

Earns Carnival

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnival Corp. shares tumbled Monday after the cruise operator gave a weaker-than-expected outlook, citing growing fuel costs. The stock fell $6.11, or 9.6 percent, to $57.42 in morning trading. The lackluster guidance and concern over growing costs helped drag down its peers....


Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

Supreme Court Gay Wedding Florist

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ordering Washington courts to take a new look at the case of a florist who refused to provide services for the wedding of two men because of her religious objection to same-sex marriage. The justices’ order Monday means the court is passing for now on the...


Supreme Court won't hear North Carolina districting dispute

Supreme Court Redistricting North Carolina

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now. Instead, the justices are sending a dispute over North Carolina’s heavily Republican congressional districting map back to a lower court for more work. The court’s order Monday follows a...


How to be a happy timeshare owner

Nerdwallet Liz Weston Timeshare Owner

Many people are desperate to shed their timeshares. That provides bargains for timeshare enthusiasts like Angie and Mike McCaffery of Los Angeles. The retired couple has paid as little as 50 cents for “used” timeshares. They’ve parlayed their timeshare weeks at four mainland U.S. resorts into...

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