Stocks drop around the world, bonds rise on trade worries


FILE - In this May 9, 2019, file photo trader Craig Spector works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 17.

Nissan proposing more board members, with Renault’s Bollore

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo, Renault CEO Thierry Bollore addresses the media after the presentation of the company's 2018 full year results in Boulogne Billancourt, outside Paris. Nissan says it is proposing adding Renault’s chief executive, Thierry Bollore, to its board, as well as several outsiders, to strengthen its governance following the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn. The Japanese automaker’s proposals announced Friday, May 17, 2019 will be put to a shareholder vote at a meeting set for June.

The Latest: Germans, Dutch won’t ban Huawei despite US move

A man presses on the glass window near a logo for Huawei in Beijing on Thursday, May 16, 2019. In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S. networks and said it was subjecting the Chinese company to strict export controls.

Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban

FILE - In this Thursday, March 7, 2019 file photo, the Texas state flag files outside the Huawei Technologies Ltd. business location in Plano, Texas. President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday, May 15, 2019, apparently aimed at banning equipment from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from U.S. networks. It does not name specific countries or companies and gives the Department of Commerce 150 days to come up with regulations.

US issues $300B target list of Chinese goods in trade battle

A man chats with workers near a fruit section selling oranges from the United States and fruits from China at a supermarket in Beijing, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump's latest penalties on Chinese products.

Why tariff war threatens Beijing’s global economic ambitions

A customer looks at her iPhone in a store of U.S. tech company Apple in Beijing on Friday, May 10, 2019. U.S. President Donald Trump's latest tariff hike on Chinese goods took effect Friday and Beijing said it would retaliate, escalating a battle over China's technology ambitions and other trade tensions.

Asian shares mostly lower amid jitters ahead of trade talks

Currency traders watch the computer monitors near the screen showing the foreign exchange rate at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 9, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday amid investor jitters ahead of the latest round of trade talks between the U.S. and China.

Investors Should Pay Attention To Silver Momentum - Analysts

Gold is not the only precious metal seeing a strong start in 2019. Optimism in silver is building as prices hold near their highest levels in almost six months.

GM restructuring: Production ending at Ohio plant this week

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors will end production this week at the first of five North American plants it wants to close by early next year as part of a companywide restructuring.