Financial Markets

Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Sep 19, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher despite jitters over escalating China-US trade dispute

The Latest: China's premier appeals for global support

Sep 19, 2018

The Latest: China's No. 2 leader appeals for global support for free trade as trade clash with U.S. heats up

Venezuela doubles down on Chinese money to reverse crisis

Sep 18, 2018

Venezuela is leaning heavily on new investments from China saying it will dramatically boost oil production and turn around the country's crashing economy

Financial Services

Visa, Mastercard in new settlement of credit card fee suit

Sep 18, 2018

Visa and Mastercard say they and a group of banks are settling part of a 13-year-old lawsuit over credit card transaction fees for a total of $6.2 billion

The Latest: IMF chief warns of costs of no Brexit deal

Sep 17, 2018

The head of the International Monetary Fund says that a failure to agree on a Brexit deal "would have dear economic consequences."

Florence likely to expose gaps in flood insurance

Sep 16, 2018

More Americans in at-risk regions are now carrying flood insurance, reversing a decade-long trend, according to an analysis done by The Associated Press

Investment Management

Review: Gary Shteyngart's road novel in the time of Trump

Sep 4, 2018

Gary Shteyngart sends a hedge fund manager across America by bus in 'Lake Success'

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

Aug 20, 2018

Tesla's board of directors may require shake up, corporate governance experts say, noting the lack of authority over the company's recent turmoil

Indonesia returning yacht at center of Malaysia graft probe

Aug 5, 2018

A police official says Indonesia is returning a luxury yacht allegedly bought with funds stolen from a Malaysian state investment company

International Investing

AP Explains: Financial turmoil in emerging markets

Sep 5, 2018

Will the turmoil in emerging markets spread? Here's a look at some of the causes and potential consequences of the jitters.

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

Aug 17, 2018

Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis.

The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

Aug 16, 2018

President Donald Trump is calling on jailed pastor Andrew Brunson to serve as a "great patriot hostage" while he's being held in Turkey