Saturday, August 17, 2019

 


Canadian Press
Stock market gyrates as the economic picture gets blurred

You're not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed investors have been sending stocks on a wild ride in August.

And there could be plenty more where that came from. Two notoriously volatile months for stocks lie just ahead.

Stocks around the world jumped Friday to cap another tumultuous week. Investors have been frantically trying to rejigger their predictions about whether President Donald Trump's trade war and slowing economies around the world (full story)

 
Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil field
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a "limited fire" i (full story)
Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment rat (full story)
Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism
HAGATNA, Guam — A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report said. (full story)

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Associated Press
Stock market gyrates as the economic picture gets blurred

You're not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed investors have been sending stocks on a wild ride in August.

And there could be plenty more where that came from. Two notoriously volatile months for stocks lie just ahead.

Stocks around the world jumped Friday to cap another tumultuous week. Investors have been frantically trying to rejigger their predictions about whether President Donald Trump's trade war and slowing economies around the wor (full story)

 
Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report said. (full story)
Claims: Migrant children molested in US-funded foster care
SANTA ANA, California (AP) — This story is part of an ongoing joint investigation between The Associated Press and the PBS series FRONTLINE on the treatment of migrant children, which includes an upcoming film. (full story)
Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollution
DENVER (AP) — Colorado tightened its air quality regulations on Friday, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution. (full story)

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 Leader of largest US organic food fraud gets
 Jury to decide PG&E's role in California wine
 China flexes muscle near Hong Kong amid more
 Java still a no-no for Mormons despite fancy
 The Latest: Jury to decide PG&E role in wine
 Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major
 Google employees call for pledge not to work with
 California's 113-month job growth ties record set
 NRA wants a role when Oliver North meets state
 Open-pit phosphate mines approved in Idaho with
 Claims: Migrant children molested in US-funded
 US stocks end turbulent week with broad gains
 Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight
 How major US stock indexes fared Friday
 Nvidia and GE rise while Dillard's and Sasol fall
 Amazon: Facial recognition program for cops
 
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