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May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the short run, a truce in the trade conflict between the United States and China has lightened tensions, halted the immediate threat of U.S. tariffs on China’s goods and cheered stock markets.

The long-run picture may not be so sunny.

The outcome of last weekend’s talks upset…


May 21, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric will tie its train engine division to the railroad equipment maker Wabtec in deal worth about $11 billion as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate.

Wabtec CEO Raymond Betler will lead the combined company and its chairman, Albert…

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May 21, 2018

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — In a story May 10 about Ducommun Inc.‘s earnings — generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research — The Associated Press erroneously described the company. Ducommun is an aerospace and defense supplier, not a maker of construction supplies.


May 21, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.

KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.2 percent to 3,208.20 and Sydney’s S&P-ASX 200 lost 0.7 percent to 6,039.20. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 edged up…

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May 21, 2018

The eruption of Mount Kilauea in Hawaii is a reminder to business owners, even those nowhere near any of the 169 volcanoes in the U.S., that they could be vulnerable to nature’s most destructive forces. And that they need to be sure they’re insured against disasters like tornadoes, earthquakes,…

SmallBiz Get Started

May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pompeo says if Iran makes ‘major changes,‘ US willing to lift all sanctions, restore full diplomatic and commercial ties.

May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pompeo calls for treaty with Iran ratified by Congress that ends enrichment, gives inspectors access anywhere in country.

May 21, 2018

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:


The Federal Reserve releases minutes from its most recent policymakers’ meeting on Wednesday.

At the meeting earlier this month, the panel left the central bank’s key policy rate…

This Week in Business

May 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers.

Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million this weekend, giving it the second-highest opening ever for an R-rated movie and ending the three-week reign of Disney’s “Avengers: Infinity War”…

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May 20, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking about a peak suddenly made stocks weak.

Investors got a rude awakening in April when executives at Caterpillar said the construction and mining equipment company didn’t expect to top its first-quarter profit for the rest of the year. Other companies warned about paying more…

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