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  • Big industrial and technology companies skidded Tuesday as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China threatened to come to a boil. Smaller companies less focused on overseas trade fared better, as did dividend-paying stocks. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks rose 0.99 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,693.45.

  • NEW YORK, June 19- Global stock markets fell with U.S. bond yields and agricultural commodities on Tuesday, while the dollar rose and investors flocked to safety in the face of a rapidly escalating U.S.-China trade conflict. U.S. soybean futures were among the biggest casualties after President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on another...

  • *Iran rules out OPEC deal as Russia, Saudi push for output hike. NEW YORK, June 19- Oil fell on Tuesday ahead of a possible increase in OPEC crude supply, and as an escalating trade dispute between the United States and China unleashed sharp selloffs in many global markets. Russia plans to propose increasing oil production by the OPEC+ deal members by 1.5 million...

  • TOKYO, June 20- Barely six months after inaugurating a tiny software-coding boot camp in a basement in Tokyo, Silicon Valley transplant Kani Munidasa stood before some of Japan's top business leaders in February with a warning: software was threatening their future. Entry-level software engineers in Japan make about $40,000 on average- less than half their...

  • NEW YORK, June 19- FedEx Corp reported fourth-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, boosted by higher rates and an increase in sales at its Express business. Shares of the package delivery company, which suffered their worse sell-off in two months before the results due to the latest U.S.- China trade war worries, rose marginally in...

  • The company anticipates lower net new store growth in the United States for fiscal 2019 and said it would take steps to address rapidly changing consumer preferences by introducing new products, focussing on health and wellness trends. The Seattle- based company said it will close about 150 stores in fiscal 2019 in its most densely penetrated markets, 100 more...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3287, or 75.26 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 19- The Canadian dollar weakened to a nearly one-year low against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as an escalating trade dispute between the United States and China pressured global stock and commodity markets. The loonie, which is sensitive to movement in crude oil prices, touched its weakest level...

  • MONROE, Mich. _ La-Z-Boy Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $34.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $426.8 million.

  • MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ FedEx Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $1.13 billion. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $5.72 per share. FedEx expects full-year earnings in the range of $15.65 to $16.25 per share.

  • WALTHAM, Mass. _ Steel Connect, Inc on Tuesday reported a loss of $10.3 million in its fiscal third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Waltham, Massachusetts- based company said it had a loss of 18 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Caterpillar Inc., down $5.38 to $143.30. Facebook Inc., down 82 cents to $197.49. Baidu Inc., down $6.78 to $262.11.

  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif. _ Oracle Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $3.41 billion. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 94 cents per share. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $11.19 billion.

  • Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports as the two nations edged toward a trade war. In response, China threatened "comprehensive measures," raising the risk that it would target major American companies operating in China. China said it would retaliate in kind, with tariffs on U.S. goods like electric cars,...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Latest on California legislation to create a western regional electric grid:. A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states. A contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states faces a...

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  • The Business Roundtable, a lobbying group that includes the CEOs of Walmart Inc., General Motors Co., Boeing Co. and Mastercard Inc., released a statement Tuesday urging the immediate end to the policy. "This practice is cruel and contrary to American values," said Chuck Robbins, the chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems Inc. and the head of the Business Roundtable's...

  • DALLAS— American Airlines is continuing to cancel hundreds of flights because of computer problems at an affiliate, PSA Airlines. More than 500 PSA flights were canceled Tuesday, according to tracking service FlightStats. Many of the canceled or delayed flights have been in Charlotte, North Carolina, a major American Airlines hub.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday welcomed Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House. The royals are in the U.S. to mark the 300th anniversaries of the founding of New Orleans and San Antonio, stopping in both cities with historical ties to Spain before arriving at the White House. The president also...