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Stock markets push higher ahead of US jobless figures

TOKYO (AP) - Stock markets and the price of oil pushed higher on Thursday ahead of the latest weekly jobless claims figures in the...

Stocks charge higher on hopes for progress in fighting virus

Stocks around the world whipped higher Wednesday, riding a wave of optimism on encouraging data about a possible treatment for COVID-19. The upswell of...

Stocks turn higher as nations look to reopen, but oil slides

TOKYO (AP) - Stock markets turned higher Tuesday after a mixed session in Asia as governments inch toward letting businesses reopen and central banks...

US pork farmers panic as virus ruins hopes for great year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - After enduring extended trade disputes and worker shortages, U.S. hog farmers were poised to finally hit it big this...

Q&A: Oil prices go negative. What does that mean?

NEW YORK (AP) - The world is awash in oil, there's little demand for it and we're running out of places to put it.That...

World shares skid after oil prices plunge below zero

BANGKOK (AP) - World share prices skidded Tuesday after the price of U.S. crude oil plunged below zero, with demand collapsing as the pandemic...

Q&A: Oil prices crater as demand evaporates, storage fills

NEW YORK (AP) - The world is awash in oil, there's little demand for it and we're running out of places to put it.That...

Oil price goes negative as demand collapses; stocks dip

BANGKOK (AP) - Asian shares skidded on Tuesday after U.S. oil futures plunged below zero as storage for crude runs close to full amid...

With price high, Thais with dwindling incomes sell off gold

BANGKOK (AP) - With gold prices rising to a seven-year high, many Thais have been flocking to gold shops to trade in their necklaces,...

Global stocks, oil price sink on grim forecasts

Global stocks and oil prices tumbled Wednesday after the International Monetary Fund said the world's economy will suffer its worst year since the Great...