• Azar rallies to beat Next Shares at Saratoga

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Alto Racing’s Azar rallied to beat Next Shares by three-quarters of a length Wednesday in the Grade 2 $200,000 With Anticipation for 2-year-olds at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Specialist Jay Woods, right, works with trader John Bishop on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in early morning trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Still, investors remain on edge after a plunge in stocks Tuesday that was triggered by reports showing slowing growth in China. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    US markets open solidly higher a day after big plunge

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China.

    Updated: 3:44 pm

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015

    Defiant migrants shout ‘What we want? Peace!’ as Hungary bars them from trains for 2nd day

    Updated: 4:00 am

  • Stocks plunge on more worries about slowing growth in China; S&P 500 drops almost 3 percent

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunge on more worries about slowing growth in China; S&P 500 drops almost 3 percent.

  • In this Aug. 27, 2015 file photo, a man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the share index around the world at Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Investors have yanked $40 billion from emerging-market stocks this year, a record pace of withdrawals, as a slowdown in China has hammered companies that supply raw materials. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

    Investors are fleeing once-popular emerging markets

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 31 about investors selling emerging-market investments, The Associated Press erroneously shortened the name of a fund that tracks commodity producers. The correct full name is the FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund.

  • Specialist Thomas Facchine, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. More signs of weakness in China's economy are sending global stock markets sharply lower. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    US stocks move lower; energy sector drags as oil price falls

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks extended a global market sell-off Wednesday as poor manufacturing data from the world’s two biggest economies dampened investor sentiment.

  • In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, photo, pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish global economy. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Asian stocks fall after Fed suggests Sept rate hike possible

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved lower in early trading Monday, as oil prices fell and investors reacted to signs that the Federal Reserve was still on pace to raise rates this month. It sets up another volatile week on Wall Street, which has been battered this month.

  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer listens during a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System at the Federal Reserve in Washington. Fischer said Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, that incoming economic data and market developments will likely determine whether the Fed boosts interest rates in September. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank’s target level have likely begun to fade.

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, file photo, Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Volatility in Chinese stocks roiled global markets this week, showing how big and closely-watched China's market has become - and reminding investors that stock markets can and do swing wildly. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

    Q&A about this week’s market turmoil in China and beyond

    BEIJING (AP) — With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated — at least for now — here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn:

  • Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower after a sharp two-day surge, as the stock market closes out a wild week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data

    Well, that was exciting.