Asia shares mixed, Shanghai down after Apple sales warning

Business 01/03/19, 01:38

Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after tumbling more than 1 percent on the first trading day of 2019. Apple downgraded its sales projections, citing slowing Chinese growth, hitting technology shares in South Korea and Taiwan. The Japanese yen, seen as a relatively safe asset, strengthened against the dollar, euro ...

How to qualify for soccer’s 2020 European Championship

Soccer 11/20/18, 19:02

With the inaugural Nations League program ending Tuesday, the 2020 European Championship is up next for the continent's national teams.All 24 places at Euro 2020 are up for grabs when qualifying starts in March, although the Nations League helped shape the draw that will be held on Dec. 2 in ...

What’s at stake as Italy plays chicken with markets, EU

Europe 10/26/18, 18:29

Italy's government is playing a game of chicken with European authorities and financial markets over plans to spend big — and it's unclear whether the country can avoid a collision that would spread wreckage throughout Europe and the rest of the world.Financial markets have been falling in Italy and the ...

Port wine? Feta? Brexit may spell trouble for famed EU names

Business 09/19/18, 06:29

The scorching late summer sun of northern Portugal is ripening the black, super-sweet grapes that will go to make what European Union rules say is the only wine in the world that can be called port.Winemaking has for centuries been a way of life for many families here in the ...

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