___ 2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two black men whose arrest at a Starbucks in Philadelphia has triggered a furor over racial profiling say they are pushing for changes to make sure that what they went through doesn't happen to anyone else.
U.S. stocks were broadly lower in early trading Thursday, weighed down by losses in technology companies and makers of consumer products.
Asian shares rose and oil prices touched fresh multi-year highs on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks for the moment.
___ Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise LOS ANGELES (AP) — Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.
U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in early trading Wednesday as investors size up the latest company earnings and deal news.
Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Wednesday after Beijing added to a swelling trade dispute with Washington by hiking tariffs on U.S. sorghum.
U.S. stocks moved solidly higher in early trading Tuesday, adding to the market's gains from a day earlier.
___ IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund warned that rising trade tensions between the United States and China risk undermining a global economy that the IMF believes should otherwise grow solidly this year.
Asian shares were mixed but mostly flat Tuesday, amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China and the U.S. Overnight, investors registered relief that air strikes on Syria were contained and unlikely to escalate.
U.S. stocks were broadly higher in early trading Monday, with technology and health care companies posting solid gains.
___ Starbucks to train workers on 'unconscious bias,' CEO says PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on "unconscious bias," CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested when employees said they were trespassing.
Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday, with Chinese benchmarks leading decliners.
Shares were mixed in Asia after an upbeat start to the week, with Chinese benchmarks leading the retreat.
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U.S. move to sanction Russia triggering spike in the metal’s prices.
Global stock markets were mostly higher Friday after the U.S. said it was exploring the possibility of returning to trade talks with 11 Pacific countries.
___ As royal wedding nears, brands benefit from 'Meghan effect' LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle's marriage to Prince Harry isn't just a trans-Atlantic love story linking the House of Windsor to Hollywood.
U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday morning as technology companies, banks and industrial companies rally.
Most Asian shares sank Thursday as investors digested the latest Fed minutes while geopolitical concerns overshadowed sentiment after President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone on the Middle East conflict.
___ Zuckerberg testimony reveals lawmaker confusion on Facebook WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Wednesday that regulation of social media is "inevitable" and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders.