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Fri, Dec 14th, 2018
GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

DETROIT (AP) — The General Motors' massive 14,000-person layoff announced last month might not be as bad as originally projected.

Global stocks slide following weak reports from China

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sagging Friday after weak economic data from China has investors worrying about the global economy again.

JNJ : 136.61 (-7.60%)
ADBE : 234.22 (-5.59%)
PFE : 43.75 (-1.84%)
SBUX : 65.35 (-2.33%)
AMGN : 194.08 (-1.75%)
That 'live check' promises cash, but there's a catch

Have you received a preapproved offer in the mail this holiday season that looks like a check, made out to you and ready to cash? Before you rush to the bank, visions of presents dancing in your head,...

Climate talks inch forward in Poland, may go thru weekend

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Bleary-eyed after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries on Friday discussed the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge at the U.N. climate...

Markets Right Now: Concerns about China's economy hit stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

ADBE : 234.22 (-5.59%)
US industrial production climbed 0.6 percent in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production climbed 0.6 percent on surging output at mines and utilities. But manufacturing production was flat.

US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset by lower gasoline prices.

US retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November; holiday shopping gains offset by lower gasoline prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November; holiday shopping gains offset by lower gasoline prices.

World markets fall on Chinese growth concerns

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets slipped Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world's second largest economy.

China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US cars, auto parts

BEIJING (AP) — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens...

China announces suspension of 25 percent penalty tariff on US-made autos following trade cease-fire with Washington

BEIJING (AP) — China announces suspension of 25 percent penalty tariff on US-made autos following trade cease-fire with Washington.

Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

TORONTO (AP) — First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two...

Apple upstages Amazon in selecting new tech hub locations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One tech giant strung dozens of North American cities through a circus-like contest that led mayors and governors to desperately pitch their regions — and offer huge sums of public...

AAPL : 167.37 (-2.09%)
Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment flat

TOKYO (AP) — A key quarterly economic survey released Friday by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers remained unchanged, as worries about global trade tensions persisted.

Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world's second largest economy.

TLRD : 14.52 (+2.76%)
AFL : 45.10 (-1.42%)
AET : 212.70 (+0.33%)
NFLX : 275.63 (-0.14%)
Himalayan nation Nepal gets first modern train tracks

JANAKPUR, Nepal (AP) — The competition between two Asian giants, India and China, for influence over tiny Nepal is yielding a bonanza in the form of the Himalayan mountain nation's first modern railway...

Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic's tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California's Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary...

Starbucks to expand delivery in US, China

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is expanding delivery to more stores in the U.S. and China as it tries to accelerate growth in those two markets.

SBUX : 65.35 (-2.33%)
Facebook hosts offline privacy 'pop-up' in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Wrapping up a , congressional hearings and a host of other problems, Facebook hosted a one-day "pop-up" event in New York City's Bryant Park on Thursday, hoping to talk to users about...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

U.S. stocks wobbled Thursday as the markets turned fairly quiet after a very turbulent start to the week. Small companies dropped and high-dividend stocks, which investors favor when they want to reduce...

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsMar E-mini S&Ps (ESH19 -0.91%) this morning are down -0.80% and European stocks are down -0.87% on global growth concerns. Eurozone Dec manufacturing activity expanded at the slowest pace in 2-3/4 years and Eurozone Nov n... Read More

Chart of the Day

California Water Service Group Holding (CWT)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the water utility company California Water Services Group (CWT). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then I us...
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