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Sun, Dec 16th, 2018
Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead

NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kroll, a tech executive who co-founded the HQ Trivia app, has died. He was 35.

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Almost 200 nations, including the world's top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate...

US Air Force set to launch 1st next-generation GPS satellite

DENVER (AP) — After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile.

RTN : 169.85 (-1.50%)
LMT : 287.70 (-1.55%)
Pass it on: CVS CEO says the learning should never stop

Larry Merlo has learned a few things during nearly eight years as CEO of one of the nation's biggest drugstore chains — including that you shouldn't ever stop learning.

AET : 212.70 (+0.33%)
Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

BEIJING (AP) — While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries...

AAPL : 165.48 (-3.20%)
BOUYY : 8.5500 (-3.19%)
Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the...

CBS : 48.05 (+0.29%)
China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

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

In a plot twist, Spirit tops US airlines in on-time arrivals

DALLAS (AP) — Spirit Airlines tops the latest ratings for on-time flights, a big turnaround for a discount carrier that consistently ranked as the tardiest airline in America three years ago.

Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; J&J nosedives

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the global economy. Mounting tensions in Europe over Britain's impending...

SBUX : 65.34 (-2.35%)
PFE : 43.80 (-1.73%)
AMGN : 192.07 (-2.76%)
JNJ : 133.00 (-10.04%)
ADBE : 230.00 (-7.29%)
Climate talks extended as island nations demand action

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Weary officials from almost 200 countries faced another day of negotiations at the U.N. climate talks to bridge their last remaining differences as small island nations on Friday...

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected.

GM : 35.10 (-0.03%)
Johnson & Johnson, Adobe and Starbucks dip; Sealed Air rises

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday:

ALK : 62.30 (+1.57%)
SLB : 39.10 (-4.68%)
JNJ : 133.00 (-10.04%)
SBUX : 65.34 (-2.35%)
COST : 207.06 (-8.59%)
SEE : 33.94 (+4.75%)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the health of the global economy. Mounting tensions in Europe over Britain's impeding...

Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7 million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended....

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April

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

ADBE : 230.00 (-7.29%)
JNJ : 133.00 (-10.04%)
Wall Street ends week on a sour note as S&P 500 falls to lowest close since April; it's now down 3 percent for the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street ends week on a sour note as S&P 500 falls to lowest close since April; it's now down 3 percent for the year.

Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — By detaining two Canadians in an apparent act of retaliation, China is looking like the country its harshest critics say it is: one unbound by the laws, rules and procedures that govern...

Dow drops 500 as traders worry about slowing economic growth in China, disarray surrounding Britain's plans to exit EU

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow drops 500 as traders worry about slowing economic growth in China, disarray surrounding Britain's plans to exit EU.

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 : 165.48 (-3.20%)
The debt threat: Business debt, and worries about it, are up

NEW YORK (AP) — Homeowners appear to have learned the lesson of the Great Recession about not taking on too much debt. There is some concern that Corporate America didn't get the message.

MCO : 145.52 (-2.30%)

Barchart Morning Call

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