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  • President Donald Trump said on Monday he was "not thrilled" with the Federal Reserve under Chairman Jerome Powell for raising interest rates and said the U.S. central bank should do more to help him to boost the economy. In the middle of international trade disputes, Trump in an interview with Reuters also accused China and Europe of manipulating their...

  • HOUSTON _ PrimeEnergy Corp. on Monday reported a second-quarter loss of $560,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Houston- based company said it had a loss of 27 cents. PrimeEnergy shares have risen 48 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 20- Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, paid $3.7 million to a shell company allegedly set up by Brazilian builder Odebrecht to pay bribes, investigative news site Quinto Elemento Lab reported on Monday. Citing documents from Brazil's Supreme Court, Quinto Elemento reported that AHMSA made three wire transfers to...

  • President Donald Trump does not expect much progress from trade talks with China this week in Washington, he told Reuters on Monday. Trump said in an interview that he had "no time frame" for ending the trade dispute with China. The talks this week come as new U.S. tariffs on $16 billion of Chinese goods take effect, along with retaliatory tariffs from Beijing on an...

  • Trump's comments in an interview with Reuters come as the social media industry faces mounting scrutiny from Congress to police foreign propaganda. Those tweets followed actions taken by Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc's YouTube and Facebook to remove some content posted by Infowars, a website run by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Trump appeared on a show produced...

  • *Stocks rise in anticipation of U.S.- China trade talks. NEW YORK, Aug 20- A gauge of global equity markets rose on Monday on hopes U.S.- China trade talks this week will diffuse the dispute, while Turkey's lira fell anew on cuts to the country's credit ratings and after shots were fired outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. Wall Street rose and broad-based gains in...

  • U.S. stocks closed broadly higher Monday as retailers and other consumer-focused companies posted solid gains. Industrial stocks also rose, led by airlines. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 5.75 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,698.69.

  • SodaStream International Ltd., up $12.26 to $142.11. Estee Lauder Companies Inc., up $4.62 to $140.56. China Biologic Products Holdings Inc., up $8.01 to $100.

  • GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands _ Fabrinet on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $22.8 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 75 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in October, Fabrinet expects its per-share earnings to range from 80 cents to 83 cents.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- Wall Street's major indexes rose on Monday on optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, though they fell from session highs after President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve's raising interest rates. U.S. stocks moved lower in the last 10 minutes of the session after Trump, in an interview with Reuters, said he was "...

  • WESTLAKE, Ohio _ Nordson Corp. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $94.9 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.60 per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $590.1 million.

  • CBS and its outside lawyer did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The plaintiffs ABS Entertainment Inc, Barnaby Records Inc, Brunswick Record Corp and Malaco Inc sued CBS over its playing of songs they had remastered from their original analog format. District Judge Percy Anderson in Los Angeles said CBS, which according to court papers does not...

  • President Donald Trump does not expect much progress from trade talks with China this week in Washington, he told Reuters on Monday.

  • EXCLUSIVE-TRUMP SAYS DOES NOT ANTICIPATE MUCH COMING FROM CHINA TRADE TALKS THIS WEEK IN WASHINGTON.

  • Trump's comments in an interview with Reuters come as the social media industry faces mounting scrutiny from Congress to police foreign propaganda.

  • EXCLUSIVE-TRUMP SAYS HE HAS "NO TIME FRAME" FOR ENDING CHINA TRADE DISPUTE.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- The greenback fell on Monday as investors pulled out of the safe-haven currency with optimism rising over upcoming U.S.- China trade talks, and after U.S. The dollar index, which weighs the greenback against a basket of six rival currencies, fell 0.3 percent to a low of 95.83 in the North American session ahead of trade talks between the United...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3050, or 76.63 U.S. cents. OTTAWA, Aug 20- The Canadian dollar rose to a 10- day high against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, as oil prices climbed and U.S. "I think it is mostly a dollar move today," said Erik Nelson, a currency strategist at Wells Fargo.

  • LOS ANGELES— The FBI says a Chinese man was kidnapped after a business meeting in the Los Angeles- area last month, but authorities haven't heard from the kidnappers since they demanded a $2 million ransom. Gene Kowel, an assistant special agent in charge at the FBI's office in Los Angeles, said investigators are examining several theories, including that Liao was...

  • Aug 20- The major U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as optimism over talks between the United States and China provided a boost to trade-sensitive stocks in the industrial, energy and materials sectors. But stocks pulled off their session highs minutes before the closing bell after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for raising...