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Stocks tick upward as video game makers jump, but banks skid

Stocks tick upward as video game makers jump, but banks skid

US stock indexes finish slightly higher as video game makers jump while banks and energy companies slip

Trump environment nominees pressed on federal climate report

Trump environment nominees pressed on federal climate report

President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as his top White House environmental adviser says she is unconvinced by a recent U.S. government assessment concluding that man-made carbon emissions are the primary cause of climate change

US tightens travel rules to Cuba, blacklists many businesses

US tightens travel rules to Cuba, blacklists many businesses

The Trump administration is imposing travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba that will make it harder for Americans to visit the island nation

EU to review steel giant ArcelorMittal's plan to buy Ilva

EU to review steel giant ArcelorMittal's plan to buy Ilva

The EU's anti-trust watchdog is launching a probe into steel giant ArcelorMittal's planned buyout of Italian firm Ilva amid concern that it could reduce competition and drive up prices

Silence on Pacific Rim ministers' talks ahead of APEC summit

Silence on Pacific Rim ministers' talks ahead of APEC summit

Silence on talks by Pacific Rim foreign and trade ministers as gaps remain ahead of regional summit

German government advisers raise economic growth forecast

German government advisers raise economic growth forecast

The German government's panel of independent economic advisers is predicting healthy growth this year of 2 percent in Europe's biggest economy, followed by a further pickup to 2.2 percent in 2018

India lauds last year's rupee swap, even as economy slows

India lauds last year's rupee swap, even as economy slows

One year after India overhauled its currency in a move to end tax evasion, the government is declaring success but some aren't sure it was worth it

Trump visits Beijing amid mounting tensions over trade

Trump visits Beijing amid mounting tensions over trade

After a brief truce with China to cooperate over North Korea, President Donald Trump has arrived in Beijing amid mounting U.S. trade complaints, with limited prospects for progress on market access, technology policy and other sore points

Losses for banks and smaller companies take US stocks lower

Losses for banks and smaller companies take US stocks lower

US stocks are declining as banks, smaller firms and travel companies take losses

Ousted Catalan leader challenges EU to speak out on crisis

Ousted Catalan leader challenges EU to speak out on crisis

Catalonia's ousted leader has vowed to prolong the fight for independence from Spain and urged the European Union to speak out over the jailing of Catalan officials in a rebellion case