Stock Market Overview
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday amid renewed jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan reports that its manufacturing output and household spending fell in March, while the jobless rate remained at a 22-year low.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House won't vote on Republican legislation scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law until at least next week, a GOP leader said Thursday. The decision deals a setback to the White House, which has pressured congressional Republicans to pass the bill by Saturday — President Donald Trump's 100th day in office.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Like the rest of the world, Mexico only learned through media reports that the Trump administration was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy likely slowed significantly in the first three months of the year, though economists foresee a sharp rebound in the current April-June quarter on the strength of solid job growth, higher consumer confidence and stock-market records.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A judge in Wisconsin, one of only two states that prohibit the sale of home-baked goods, is considering whether such a ban is unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has successfully delayed a legal fight over enforcing Obama-era restrictions on pollution from coal-fired power plants.
TANAH LOT, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean. An island at high tide and flanked by sheer cliffs, it's among Bali's most photographed sites, particularly for the mesmerizing sunsets that transform the waters into a shimmering orange vista.