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Mon, Jan 20th, 2020
Extradition hearing begins for top Huawei exec in Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom M , caused a diplomatic uproar between...

Trump heading to Switzerland as impeachment trial reconvenes

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald in the Senate this week, he won’t be watching from inside the chamber or on television from the White House.

BA : 324.15 (-2.36%)
Signs point up for small manufacturers, home remodelers

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent economic indicators point to an easier time ahead for small manufacturers and companies in the home remodeling industry.

Paris transit strike eases; commuters, tourists relieved

PARIS (AP) — Paris commuters who have battled through six weeks of misery-inducing transport strikes found their smiles again Monday as some subway workers ended their walkouts against a contested overhaul...

UK looks to fast-growing Africa for trade ties after Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Harry touted the U.K. as an ideal business partner for Africa on Monday as their country prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world....

France's Macron tells global CEOs: we're open for business

PARIS (AP) — France's president is taking on the role of salesman in chief for his strike-battered country.

JPM : 138.20 (+0.69%)
US brokers prospective flights between Serbia, Kosovo

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. diplomats on Monday oversaw the signing of an agreement between Serbia, Kosovo and German airline Lufthansa on the resumption of commercial flights intended to help improve economic...

IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Low interest rates and reduced trade tensions will likely buoy the global economy over the next two years and help nurture steady if modest growth.

Rising inequality eroding trust in capitalism - survey

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Rising income inequality is undermining confidence in capitalism around the world, according to a survey conducted by public relations firm Edelman ahead of the gathering of...

World shares mixed ahead of central bank decisions

TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets were trading in narrow ranges Monday as investors awaited central bank decisions and earnings reports due out in coming weeks. U.S. stock markets will be closed in observance...

James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career.

This Week: Netflix earns, US home sales, Southwest earns

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:

NFLX : 339.67 (+0.31%)
BA : 324.15 (-2.36%)
Trump thanks farmers for backing him through China trade war

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked farmers Sunday for supporting him through a trade war with China as he promoted a new North American trade agreement and a separate one with China...

Startups see a market in renting couches by the month

NEW YORK (AP) — Zachariah Mohammed’s living room is filled with stuff he doesn’t own.

Startups see a market in renting couches by the month

NEW YORK (AP) — Zachariah Mohammed’s living room is filled with stuff he doesn’t own.

Even as Trump claims two victories on trade, doubts remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s trade deal with China last week opened up export opportunities for American farmers, manufacturers and energy producers. And his trade pact with Canada and...

UK treasury chief: Some businesses may hurt after Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country's treasury chief has admitted...

Splits in France's strike movement trigger fears of violence

PARIS (AP) — A French government minister warned that seditious groups bent on violence were hijacking the protest movement against pension reform that has gripped the country, after a fire Saturday...

St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands of St. Louis-area families were freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that is increasingly popular among churches and other organizations trying...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's compulsive claims of 'biggest' ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — Size matters to President Donald Trump. So much that he exaggerates continually, sometimes spectacularly, the size of what he does.

Chart of the Day

Corvel Cp (CRVL)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the insurance and business services company CorVel (CRVL). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's New All-Time High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then used the Fl...
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