NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street has ended an eight-week winning streak. Stocks fell for the second day in a row Friday, something that hadn't happened in a month, as Amazon put a scare into yet another industry: medical device and health care equipment companies. The S&P 500 lost 2 points and the Dow slid over 39. But the Nasdaq did rise -- but only a fraction of a point.
NEWE YORK (AP) — In the commodities market on Friday, benchmark U.S. crude oil lost 43 cents to close at $56.74 a barrel in New York. Meanwhile, Brent crude, used to price international oils, gave up 41 cents to end up at $63.52 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline gave up 1 cent to $1.81 a gallon.
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries say they have reached an agreement to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it. A basic deal was delayed by unspecified disagreements raised by Canada and possibly other countries that were worked out in talks that extended late into the night Friday.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Federal scientists and land managers who've been crafting strategies to protect sage grouse habitat across the U.S. West for two decades are going back to the drawing board under a Trump administration edict to reassess existing plans. The Bureau of Land Management wraps up a series of public meetings in the next few days ahead of a Nov. 27 cutoff for comment on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's order to consider changes to ensure grouse protection doesn't harm the economy.
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a report that Hasbro has made a takeover offer for rival Mattel. Such a deal could bring together well-known brands like Monopoly, Nerf, Barbie and Hot Wheels. The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter that it did not identify, says Hasbro approached Mattel recently about a deal. Hasbro says it does not comment on "rumors or speculation." Mattel didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.