Sharp losses for health care stocks, banks pull indexes down

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as weak first-quarter reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs frustrate investors who hope that company earnings are on the rise. Health care companies are down the most, followed by banks. After the British government called for a surprise early election next month, European stock indexes are tumbling and government bond prices are rising.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer

High court sides with Goodyear in personal injury dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. in a dispute over a $2.7 million penalty the company was ordered to pay an Arizona family to reimburse their legal fees in a personal injury case.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

SHANGHAI (AP) — On April 6, Ivanka Trump's company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks, giving it monopoly rights to sell Ivanka brand jewelry, bags and spa services in the world's second-largest economy. That night, the first daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, sat next to the president of China and his wife for a steak and Dover sole dinner at Mar-a-Lago.

  • Written by ERIKA KINETZ and ANNE D'INNOCENZIO , Associated Press