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Wed, Feb 20th, 2019
Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

LONDON (AP) — Microsoft says it has detected hacking attacks aimed at European democratic institutions including think tanks and non-profit groups ahead of elections on the continent in May.

Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case

TOKYO (AP) — The newly appointed star defender for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn said Wednesday that he believes the case against his client does "not meet international standards" and could scare...

NSANY : 17.0100 (-0.44%)
World shares mostly higher on upbeat talk on China-US trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Europe and Asia on Wednesday after President Donald Trump suggested trade talks with China do not face a hard March 1 deadline for a deal.

WMT : 102.20 (+2.21%)
Samsung poised to unveil new phones in bid to revive sales

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung is expected to show off its latest smartphones Wednesday, the latest effort by a phone maker to come up with new features compelling enough to end a sales slump.

Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums

TOKYO (AP) — Japan reports its exports tumbled 8.4 percent in January from a year earlier, as slowing Chinese growth pushed its monthly trade deficit to the highest level in nearly five years.

Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall St advance

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a modestly high finish on Wall Street that extended the market's gains into a fourth week.

JPM : 105.18 (-0.35%)
TGT : 73.30 (+0.63%)
WMT : 102.20 (+2.21%)
Billionaire Icahn wants Caesars Entertainment to sell itself

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday disclosed he has taken a 10 percent stake in Caesars Entertainment and is pushing the casino giant to sell itself.

ERI : 47.87 (+0.40%)
MGM : 28.47 (+0.92%)
FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

Federal officials have told Southwest Airlines to fix the way it calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes during a yearlong investigation.

UAL : 89.24 (+1.05%)
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and ended modestly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market's gains into a fourth week.

WMT : 102.20 (+2.21%)
Walmart, D.R. Horton rise; Transocean, Weight Watchers fall

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday:

WTW : 28.91 (-4.52%)
WIN : 1.31 (-61.13%)
NAVI : 12.79 (+9.04%)
LUV : 57.67 (-0.05%)
RIG : 8.73 (-2.24%)
DHI : 40.43 (+1.15%)
Markets Right Now: Stocks extend gains into a 4th week

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

JPM : 105.18 (-0.35%)
WMT : 102.20 (+2.21%)
Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but adds he's not in any rush because U.S. relations with Pyongyang...

Payless files for bankruptcy, closing North American stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is shuttering its remaining stores in North America.

I owe how much? Americans shocked by impact of new tax law

Wait, I owe the IRS?

Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election

LONDON (AP) — Twitter said Tuesday it is tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of bloc-wide elections this spring, following similar moves by fellow tech giants Facebook and Google....

EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, seeking to get polluting CO2 levels down.

Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU vote in May

PARIS (AP) — The web platform was named for a revered French populist philosopher and created by an Italian internet entrepreneur to transform common grievances into proposals and activists into political...

Millennial Money: Make your funds move at the speed of life

Change is constant — especially when you're young. Chances are you'll cycle through a few moves, job changes and romantic relationships as you establish your life as a young adult.

Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

LONDON (AP) — Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as it struggles with the uncertainty associated with leaving the European...

GM : 39.53 (+1.13%)
HMC : 27.56 (+0.69%)
US, China resume trade talks in Washington ahead of deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China resume talks Tuesday aimed at ending a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions ahead of a deadline for a massive U.S. tariff hike.

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