• Whistleblower accuses GE of fraud, misleading investors

    NEW YORK (AP) — A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme is now accusing General Electric of misleading investors, sending the company’s stock on a downward spiral.

  • Trump’s stance on Hong Kong shows his focus on China trade

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rather than speak up strongly for the Hong Kong protesters, President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested the answer to their complaints of Chinese oppression is simply for Beijing’s “great leader,” Xi Jinping, to meet with them and peacefully sort out the unrest that has been decades in the making.

  • The Latest: Trump doesn’t want HK protests to be violent

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s comments on the Hong Kong protests (all times local):

  • As bond yields fall, S&P 500 dividends could lure investors

    NEW YORK (AP) — With bond yields plunging because of worries about the global economy, investors might turn their attention to companies in the S&P 500 paying some juicy dividends.

  • Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader released on bail

    HONG KONG (AP) — Three senior Hong Kong police officers said Thursday that they are not aware of any plans for Chinese forces to join efforts to quell mass demonstrations in the territory, as images this week showed paramilitary exercises in a neighboring mainland city.

  • AP Explains: Is the US economy nearing a recession?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial markets are flashing a key warning sign of a recession, and the global economy is weakening as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies.

  • Retailers wrestle with a volatile trade policy with China

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lance Ruttenberg knows too well how fast President Donald Trump’s China trade policies can change.

  • Markets Right Now: Dow drops 800 after bonds flash warning

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

  • Planned Parenthood sets exit from family planning program

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Raising the stakes in an ideologically charged standoff over women’s health, Planned Parenthood said Wednesday it will soon leave the federal family planning program unless a court puts a hold on Trump administration rules that bar clinics from referring patients for abortions.

  • Vaping companies sue to delay US e-cigarette review

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A vaping industry group sued the U.S. government on Wednesday to delay an upcoming review of thousands of e-cigarettes on the market.