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Wed, Dec 12th, 2018
Report: China could allow more access for foreign companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — A media reports suggest Beijing is scrapping its "Made in China" industrial policy criticized by the Trump administration in favor of one that allows greater access for foreign companies....

Global stocks jump as technology and energy companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock indexes jumped Wednesday to reverse some of their big losses from the week before. In the U.S., technology companies rallied and energy companies rose along with crude oil...

NFLX : 278.38 (+4.92%)
For retailers, the smartphone is future of store experience

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are taking back some control of the store experience with smartphone app features that let customers do things like scan and pay, as well as download digital maps.

WMT : 93.76 (-0.10%)
M : 32.19 (+1.10%)
TGT : 67.88 (+1.65%)
ADBE : 250.00 (+1.90%)
Expand your homebuying options with a fixer-upper mortgage

It's the lament of first-time homebuyers in just about every housing market: There aren't enough entry-level homes available that are move-in ready.

FNMA : 1.1400 (-3.39%)
Markets Right Now: Stocks jump at the start of trading

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

Verizon takes $4.6B charge on internet ventures

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Verizon slipped before the opening bell Wednesday with the company taking a $4.6 billion hit on what's become an expensive internet foray that's never panned out.

VZ : 57.80 (-1.78%)
Sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some...

FDX : 190.24 (+0.31%)
ADBE : 250.00 (+1.90%)
US consumer prices flat in November as energy plunges

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in November, the best performance since prices actually fell eight months ago. The docile inflation reading reflected a big drop in the cost of gasoline...

US consumer prices flat in November, lowest reading in 8 months, reflecting big drop in energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices flat in November, lowest reading in 8 months, reflecting big drop in energy.

US-China trade hopes help shore up global stock markets

LONDON (AP) — Global shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks while U.K. markets took in stride the news that British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence...

China mum on detained Canadian, queries status of employer

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry denied knowledge Wednesday of the detention of a former Canadian diplomat but said the organization he was working for, the International Crisis Group, is not...

Lawyers protest detention of Kelly, Ghosn's co-accused

TOKYO (AP) — Lawyers for Greg Kelly, the American executive arrested last month with Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn on suspicion of underreporting Ghosn's pay, unsuccessfully protested Wednesday...

NSANY : 16.3700 (+0.68%)
Russian official threatens to block Google

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian communications official has threatened to block Google in Russia unless it complies with a law banning certain websites.

Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers' grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have sounded like a broken record, but it amplified the prickly issues facing tech companies as Democrats prepare to take control...

AMZN : 1,689.40 (+2.81%)
GOOGL : 1,084.09 (+2.11%)
Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court granted bail Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States' request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three...

AAPL : 170.75 (+1.26%)
QCOM : 58.27 (+1.60%)
Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks.

The Latest: Trump says he could intervene in Huawei case

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest on the arrest in Canada of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou. (all times local):

US military's Aegis system intercepts test missile in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military's land-based Aegis missile defense system has intercepted an intermediate range ballistic missile in a test near Hawaii.

Christmas tree farmers aim to boost sales via social media

TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The...

New head of watchdog agency vows consumers will be top focus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new head of the U.S. consumer watchdog agency says she doesn't have immediate targets in mind for rolling back actions taken by her controversial predecessor, and will put protecting...

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.71%) this morning are up +0.73% and European stocks are up +1.32% on optimism for the U.S.-China trade outlook. The CFO of Huawei Technologies was granted bail in Canada and President Trump said ... Read More

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