China tries to reassure foreign companies, promises openness

Published Oct. 17 2017

BEIJING (AP) - A spokesman for China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday promised Beijing will open its markets further and...

Johnson & Johnson tops Street 3Q forecasts

Published Oct. 17 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Johnson & Johnson is reporting third-quarter earnings of $3.76 billion.

UK interest rates set to rise as inflation hits 3 percent

Published Oct. 17 2017

LONDON (AP) - Inflation is set to rise above 3 percent in the next month or two, the Bank of...


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UnitedHealth beats 3Q earnings forecast, hikes 2017 guidance

Published Oct. 17 2017

UnitedHealth Groups' third-quarter earnings soared 26 percent to beat Wall Street expectations as its growing Optum business segment once again...

Airbus shares jump on Bombardier deal, despite legal woes

Published Oct. 17 2017

PARIS (AP) - Airbus shares have risen thanks to an unusual no-cost deal with Canada's Bombardier that has angered U.S....

Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environmental impact

Published Oct. 17 2017

The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks...

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street records

Published Oct. 17 2017

BEIJING (AP) - Asian stocks rose Tuesday after Wall Street's major indexes hit new highs as China prepared to open...

Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

Published Oct. 16 2017

BOSTON (AP) - A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease...

Asian stocks little-changed after Wall Street hits new highs

Published Oct. 16 2017

BEIJING (AP) - Asian stocks were little-changed Tuesday after Wall Street's major indexes rose to new highs as China prepared...

Bombardier Inc. to partner with Airbus on C Series program

Published Oct. 16 2017

TORONTO (AP) - Canadian plane maker Bombardier announced Monday it has sold a majority stake in its C Series passenger...

Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works - just too slowly

Published Oct. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having...

Source: Trump to meet with Yellen to discuss Fed job

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will meet with President Donald Trump on Thursday to discuss the possibility...


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Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

Published Oct. 16 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company...

Researchers discover vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi security

Published Oct. 16 2017

Security researchers have discovered a Wi-Fi network vulnerability that could allow attackers to steal sensitive information or spread malicious software...

Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force...

Nordstrom puts the hunt for a buyer on hold

Published Oct. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Nordstrom is halting, at least temporarily, the hunt for a buyer, sending shares down sharply at...

Survey: Manufacturing in New York accelerated in October

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Manufacturing activity in New York picked up this month, expanding at the fastest pace in three years.

Weinstein Co., mired in sex scandal, may be up for sale

Published Oct. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The Weinstein Co., mired in a sex scandal, may be putting itself up for sale.

Czech Republic's hot property market is becoming a problem

Published Oct. 16 2017

PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech Republic's capital has the hottest residential property market in Europe, and it's becoming a problem.

Report: Lufthansa preparing Alitalia bid with steep cuts

Published Oct. 16 2017

MILAN (AP) - With a deadline for binding bids for bankrupt Alitalia closing in, an Italian newspaper reported Monday that...

Euro back under pressure from populist politics

Published Oct. 16 2017

LONDON (AP) - For months, the euro has been strengthening as fears over the rise in populism in Europe abated....


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Hurricane Ophelia's remnants to batter UK, Ireland

Published Oct. 16 2017

LONDON (AP) - Authorities in Ireland have closed schools, courts and government buildings amid concerns about potential damage from the...

UK leader makes surprise Brussels trip to undo Brexit logjam

Published Oct. 16 2017

LONDON (AP) - U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials...