Stocks

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___ Report: More companies in China handing over technology BEIJING (AP) — A business group says the number of foreign companies in China that feel compelled to hand over technology has doubled since two years ago.

How the major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday and notched their second-straight weekly loss, as investors were whipsawed by contradictory developments in the Trump administration's array of trade conflicts.

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___ Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux NEW YORK (AP) — A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices in opposite directions and creating uncertainty over where they might land.

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___ Countertops and rubber bands: US pursues obscure trade cases WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's high-profile trade offensives have grabbed headlines and rattled financial markets around the world.