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→  March 27, 2018

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks ticked higher on Tuesday, building on strong gains from the previous session amid easing fears of a trade war between the United States and China. Technology stocks were the biggest gainers, with a more than 1 percent rise in shares of Apple (AAPL.O), Amazon (AMZN.O), Microsoft (MSFT.O) and Intel (INTC.O) providing […]

→  March 26, 2018

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose across the board on Monday as fears about a trade war between the United States and China eased following reports that the two countries were willing to negotiate tariffs and trade imbalances. All the 11 major SP indexes were up, led by a 2.4 percent gain in technology .SPLRCT and […]

→  March 25, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Sunday, in what would be the U.S. company’s second retreat from Asia. The deal, which could be announced as early as Monday, marks the […]

→  March 24, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States has flouted trade rules with an inquiry into intellectual property and China will defend its interests, Vice Premier Liu He told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a telephone call on Saturday, Chinese state media reported. The call between Mnuchin and Liu, a confidante of President Xi Jinping, was […]

→  March 23, 2018

(Reuters) – The SP 500 and the Dow were lifted by gains in Nike on Friday, but the tech-heavy Nasdaq was weighed down by losses in chip stocks led by Micron Technology. Shares of the world’s largest footwear maker (NKE.N) rose 3.5 percent after the company said it expected its North America business to return […]

→  March 22, 2018

(Reuters) – Shares of Facebook Inc fell 3 percent in premarket trading on Thursday as an apology from Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg did little to quell Wall Street nerves about how much a row over user data privacy will cost the company. Zuckerberg on Wednesday promised tougher steps to restrict developers’ access to user information, […]

→  March 21, 2018

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, ahead of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate hike, as weakness in Facebook’s shares (FB.O) for a third day were countered by gains in energy stocks. Technology shares .SPLRCT fell 0.3 percent as Facebook’s data privacy travails persisted. Facebook was down 2 percent, adding to a […]

→  March 20, 2018

TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation. The ride services company said it was suspending North American tests of its […]

→  March 19, 2018

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Monday, with the Nasdaq dropping more than 1 percent, as Facebook’s (FB.O) shares tumbled about 5 percent on reports that data of 50 million users were misused. Facebook shares dropped, on track for their worst day in 16 months, on media reports that a political consultancy that worked on […]

→  March 18, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Luke Thomas, 44, an information technology field manager who lives in Miami, began investing in the U.S. stock market in his early 20s, attracted by the prospect of learning “how to grow a little bit of money into a lot,” he said. At the time, he put most of his money […]