NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its worst day since June as investor nervousness increased following a nuclear test by North Korea and Federal Reserve officials’ comments lifted rate hike bets.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The Latest on North Korea’s nuclear test (all times local):
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Apple’s latest iPhone may be more notable for what’s missing than what’s been added, as the consumer tech giant tries to revive demand for its top-selling product and nudge consumers closer to its vision of a wireless world.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares held within one-year peaks on Thursday as Chinese trade data topped forecasts and imports recorded their first annual rise since late 2014, a promising sign for global demand that gave the Australia dollar a lift.
NEW YORK (AP) – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will take the same stage for the first time Wednesday night, aiming to position themselves as best prepared to lead in turbulent times and warning that their opponent would put the country at risk.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc unveiled an iPhone 7 with high-resolution cameras and no headphone jack at its annual launch event Wednesday, though the biggest surprise was the debut of a three-decade-old Nintendo game franchise, Super Mario Bros, on the smartphone.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH [ROBG.UL] concealed the use of Volkswagen AG’s secret “defeat device” software that it helped design and demanded in 2008 that the German automaker provide legal protection in its use, lawyers for American owners alleged in a court filing.
BOSTON (Reuters) – Activist investor William Ackman’s hedge fund took a 9.9 percent stake in fast-casual Mexican food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc , buying in after the once high-flying company was battered by food-safety issues.
RENO, Nev. (Reuters) – A top Federal Reserve official on Tuesday repeated his call for gradual interest rate hikes, evidently unfazed by a slowdown in U.S. job gains and sluggishness in the services sector that now has traders betting against any rate hike at all this year.
TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar took a tumble and Asian stocks rose to one-year highs on Wednesday after surprisingly weak U.S. services sector activity put paid to already slim chances of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve as early as this month.