Commodity markets

FILE- In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo the NYSE and Yeti logos are reflected in the glasses of trader Sal Suarino as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 01, 2018 - 11:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are climbing Thursday as major indexes extend a rebound into a third day. Technology and consumer-focused companies are making some of the biggest gains after they tumbled in October, which was the worst month for U.S. stocks in seven years. Strong third-quarter results...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Stocks climbed for the second day in a row Wednesday at the end of a brutal month for the global market. Investors applauded strong quarterly results from companies including Facebook and General Motors, but U.S. stocks still finished with their worst monthly loss in seven years. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 01, 2018 - 2:14 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Thursday as traders wondered if the Chinese government could shore up its economy without weakening the yuan as manufacturing slows. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1.5 percent to 25,347.71 while Japan's Nikkei 225 index tumbled 1.1 percent to...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Stocks climbed for the second day in a row Wednesday at the end of a brutal month for the global market. Investors applauded strong quarterly results from companies including Facebook and General Motors, but U.S. stocks still finished with their worst monthly loss in seven years. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 31, 2018 - 10:22 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for Chinese government help for the economy as manufacturing slows. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1.6 percent to 25,386.77 and the Shanghai Composite index added 1 percent to 2,628.34. The Kospi in South Korea was 0.7...
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Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Wednesday after big American companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may weigh on business appetite. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
October 31, 2018 - 7:15 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets were broadly higher Wednesday after major companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may deter corporate investment. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 rebounded 1.5 percent to 7,138. Germany's DAX...
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Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Wednesday after big American companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may weigh on business appetite. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
October 30, 2018 - 11:14 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Wednesday after big American companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may deter corporate investment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.8 percent to 21,841.65 and the...
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Trader Jonathan Mueller works in his booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, a day after a massive surge, as a number of big companies reported disappointing results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 26, 2018 - 11:13 am
Stocks are back in the red for the year Friday as another big slump rocks Wall Street. The latest plunge follows a big rally the day before and comes at the end of an unusually turbulent week of trading. Longtime market favorites like Amazon and Alphabet, Google's parent company, led the way lower...
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October 25, 2018 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States imposed sanctions Thursday on the Singapore-based director of a commodities company accused of laundering money for North Korea through the U.S. financial system. The Department of Justice also unsealed criminal charges against the person, Tan Wee Beng, accusing...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 in Tokyo. Shares fell moderately in Asia on Thursday after another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street overnight, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index sank sharply on the open but leveled off, regaining some lost ground. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 24, 2018 - 11:35 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares skidded Thursday after another torrent of selling on Wall Street sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points, erasing its gains for the year. Japan's Nikkei 225 index sank sharply on the open. By early afternoon it was down 3.3 percent at 21,369...
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A cleaner walks by investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Asian markets are mixed on Wednesday after U.S. companies, including those that outperformed in the third quarter, cautioned against escalating a trade dispute with China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 24, 2018 - 6:18 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders mulled the impact of tariffs on corporate America after big industrial companies admitted that they were facing rising costs. Investors are looking to new company earnings for further clues. KEEPING SCORE: The CAC 40 in France was up...
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A cleaner walks by investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Asian markets are mixed on Wednesday after U.S. companies, including those that outperformed in the third quarter, cautioned against escalating a trade dispute with China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 23, 2018 - 11:26 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets have bounced back from their retreat after the report of strong preliminary manufacturing data in Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 0.5 percent to 22,130.30 as a private survey suggested a recovery in manufacturing in October. The Shanghai...
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