Saturday, October 21, 2017

Business News

In this Oct. 18, 2017 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping talks with former Chinese President Hu Jintao during the opening session of China's 19th Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

BY JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth stayed relatively stable in the latest quarter, buoyed by strength in retail spending and exports, giving the ruling Communist Party a ...
In this undated photo provided by General Motors Holden, cars are assembled on the production line in Adelaide, Australia.

BY ROD McGUIRK CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian auto manufacturing era is about to end after more than 90 years when General Motors Co.’s last Holden sedan rolls off ...
A couple walk by a fashion bag reflected on a woman checking on her smartphone outside a fashion boutique at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

BY JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth stayed relatively stable in the latest quarter, buoyed by strength in retail spending and exports, giving the ruling Communist Party a ...
A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks mostly fell Thursday after data showed that China’s economic growth slowed slightly and tensions rose over the Spanish region of ...
This undated illustration provided by Hilcorp Alaska Inc. shows a model of an artificial gravel island of the Liberty Project, a proposal to drill in Arctic waters from the artificial island.

BY DAN JOLING ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won’t be from a remote ...
The Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Washington. If President Donald Trump succeeds in shutting down a major “Obamacare” subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making basic health insurance available to more people for free, and making upper-tier plans more affordable.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major “Obamacare” health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic ...
Trader Peter Tuchman wears a "Dow 23,000" hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.

BY ALEX VEIGA A day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for U.S. stocks Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for ...
This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo, shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen in New York.

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is vowing to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweetstorm that ...
This Dec. 3, 2014, file photo, shows the Anthem logo at the company's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis.

BY TOM MURPHY Anthem has found a new partner to help run prescription drug coverage after the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer’s rocky relationship with Express Scripts ends. The nation’s second-largest ...
In this Nov. 16, 2009 file photo, chickens stand in their cages at a farm near Stuart, Iowa. Discovery of the bird flu on an Iowa turkey farm has raised serious concerns that the bird killer could find its way into chicken barns in the nation’s top egg-producing state and rapidly decimate the flocks that provide the U.S. with its breakfast staple. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

BY DAVID PITT DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to kill a rule designed to protect the rights of farmers who raise chickens, cows and hogs for ...
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