Finance

China releases stockpiled pork to cool price surge

China releases stockpiled pork to cool price surge ahead of Oct. 1 celebration of Communist Party's 70th anniversary in power

Japan exports sink on weaker trade with China, US

Japan's exports fell 12% in August from a year earlier and its trade surplus

South Korea confirms 2nd case of African swine fever

South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever near its border with North Korea, raising concerns that the outbreak could spread and wreak havoc on the country's massive pig herds

Asian stocks rise after oil falls, Wall Street…

Asian stocks rise after oil prices fall back, Wall Street advances

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Fed likely to cut rates a 2nd time as economic…

Fed appears likely to cut rates for a 2nd time as Trump trade war and other threats loom

FedEx profit falls, company cites uncertainty…

FedEx's profit drops 11% as the company is hit by slowing global growth and loss of business with Amazon

House panel asks Boeing CEO to testify about grounded plane

House committee wants Boeing CEO Muilenburg to testify next month about the grounded 737 Max

Progress reported in contract talks between GM…

The strike against General Motors by 49,000 auto workers stretched into a second day, but the two sides appeared to be making progress

Airline customer-service agents report abusive customers

In a government survey, more than half of airline customer-service agents say they have been threatened by passengers in the last year

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

U.S. stock indexes ticked closer to record heights on Tuesday, as oil prices gave back nearly half their huge gains from a day earlier

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Markets Right Now: Stocks notch small gains; oil falls

Stocks are closing a lackluster session Tuesday with small gains as investors await a Federal Reserve decision on interest rates.

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WeWork delays its IPO amid tepid investor interest

Public debut for WeWork is put on hold as the company attempts to generate investor enthusiasm

Duke Energy plans to invest more in renewable power

Duke Energy plans to invest heavily in renewable energy and natural gas powered plants to further reduce its carbon emissions by 2030

US economy could shrug off oil prices if…

Oil prices slid Tuesday on hope that Saudi production will return to normal sooner than expected

Millennial Money: Is student loan refinancing…

Thinking of refinancing your student loans? Make sure you understand the pros and cons before deciding, and know how to make yourself look good to lenders

Kraft Heinz shares fall after key investor dumps holdings

Kraft Heinz shares fall after key investor dumps 25 million shares

US factory production rose at healthy pace in…

US factory output rose at a healthy clip in August after a weak showing earlier in year

World's top brewer revives listing plans, halves…

World's top brewer revives plans to list its Asian business in Hong Kong but halves its IPO size to $4.8 billion

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Purdue Pharma begins Chapter 11 bankruptcy journey

Purdue Pharma gets its day in court after the OxyContin maker filed for bankruptcy and negotiated a potential multi-billion dollar settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits

Asia Development Bank president to step down

The president of the Asia Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao, intends to step down early next year

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US…

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal promised by Trump