• 3Q Fund Review: A welcome return to strong, steady returns

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a good summer for fund investors, as calm and strong markets around the world lifted most categories to gains from July into September.

  • In this Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, trader James Dresch, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Energy stocks led most markets higher on Thursday, Sept. 29, after OPEC nations reached a preliminary deal to cut oil production for the first time in eight years. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Stocks slip as drug companies fall; oil drillers climb

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower on Friday as investor sentiment was dented by overnight losses on Wall Street and renewed worries about the health of Deutsche Bank.

    Updated: 9:14 pm

  • In this Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, trader Leon Montana works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock markets opened slightly higher Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, as energy companies are rising with the price of oil. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    US stocks give up an early gain and turn lower at midday

    HONG KONG (AP) — Energy companies led a rally in Asian stock markets Thursday as investors welcomed news that OPEC nations planned to cut oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to reduce a global glut.