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Wed, Dec 12th, 2018
Asian shares advance following strong Wall Street finish

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after a strong overnight finish on Wall Street. Traders were encouraged by a Wall Street Journal report saying the Chinese government might make changes...

Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

TORONTO (AP) — A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of telecommunications giant Huawei. The possible arrest raises...

Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup

TOKYO (AP) — The surprise arrest of Nissan's former chairman on charges of falsifying financial reports is providing a window into possible corporate intrigue at the Japanese automaker.

NSANY : 16.4250 (+1.01%)
China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach involving the theft of personal information from as many...

GE : 6.71 (-0.74%)
The Latest: Official IDs Canadian missing in China

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the frictions between Canada and China over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive (all times local):

In airline-business rarity, Air France picks a woman CEO

When the leaders of global airlines posed for a photo in June, there were 25 men in dark suits and a lone woman in the last seat on the far right.

AC.TO : 26.26 (-1.65%)
AFLYY : 10.7800 (+4.05%)
JBLU : 17.65 (-1.51%)
LUV : 50.90 (-0.35%)
Malaysia's Proton launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes, more than a year after...

The Latest: US suspects China in Marriott data breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on cyber threats from China (all times local):

California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phones

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to a big gain Wednesday, but they still finished broadly higher as technology and health care companies rose. That helped reverse some of the market's big losses from the week...

Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and health care

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to a big gain Wednesday, but they still finished broadly higher as technology and health care companies rose. That helped reverse some of the market's big...

VZ : 57.25 (-2.72%)
CAT : 125.37 (+1.73%)
NFLX : 274.88 (+3.60%)
AMZN : 1,663.54 (+1.24%)
SCHW : 41.88 (+1.53%)
Deutsche Bank, United Rentals and Twitter surge

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

WEC : 73.87 (-1.36%)
UAA : 19.81 (-10.44%)
OXY : 65.41 (+1.10%)
URI : 108.30 (+6.32%)
Tencent Music shares rise on first trading day

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in Chinese streaming music giant Tencent Music Entertainment rose nearly 8 percent to $14 on Thursday, their first day of trade.

Markets Right Now: Stocks end higher on Wall Street

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

UNH : 270.64 (+1.28%)
Report: 'High-tech' robot on Russian TV was man in suit

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media say a contraption presented by Russian state television as a high-tech robot was in fact a man in a commercially available robot costume.

Toyota recalls 70,000 vehicles to replace air bag inflators

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 70,000 Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles in North America to replace air bag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers.

TKTDQ : 1.3900 (unch)
TM : 121.89 (+1.23%)
You got a bad review online? Some tips on how to handle it

NEW YORK (AP) — Negative online reviews may be hard for small businesses to avoid — even companies with many happy customers can get panned. Marketing consultants, who help companies keep a positive...

Bad review? Owners should address online reviewers' concerns

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Schweig thought he had a satisfied customer when a woman who bought outdoor furniture in March 2017 posted a five-star review online. Less than a year later, it was down to one star...

Verizon loses bet on digital ads, takes $4.6B accounting hit

Verizon's big bet on digital advertising isn't panning out.

GOOGL : 1,073.73 (+1.14%)
T : 30.16 (+1.55%)
VZ : 57.25 (-2.72%)
AABA : 62.82 (+0.40%)
For retailers, the smartphone is future of store experience

NEW YORK (AP) — Just a few years ago, retailers considered smartphones the enemy of the in-store experience they were trying to create. Customers often whipped out their device to compare prices online...

M : 32.22 (+1.19%)
TGT : 67.79 (+1.51%)
WMT : 93.11 (-0.79%)
ADBE : 245.55 (+0.09%)

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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