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BC-Business News Digest

January 30, 2019

Here are AP Business News’ latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

US-CHINA TRADE TALKS _ U.S. and Chinese negotiators start two days of high-level talks Wednesday aimed at settling a six-month trade conflict that has shaken financial markets and clouded the outlook for the global economy. Yet the odds seem stacked against any substantive resolution this week to the standoff between the world’s two biggest economies. By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber. UPCOMING: 850 words, photo after midnight.

FEDERAL RESERVE _ With the Federal Reserve considered sure to leave interest rates unchanged Wednesday, investors will be looking to hear Chairman Jerome Powell sound a reassuring theme that a pause in the Fed’s rate hikes could last a while. By Martin Crutsinger. UPCOMING: 850 words at 3 a.m. Will be updated after fed announcement due at 2 p.m.

MARKETS & ECONOMY:

FINANCIAL MARKETS — A report on global markets, starting in Asia and updated through the close of trading on Wall Street.

ADP EMPLOYMENT _ Payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in January. By Christopher Rugaber. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 8:15 a.m., 350 words by 9 a.m.

EARNINGS:

EARNS-BOEING _ The airplane maker reports quarterly results. UPCOMING: 250 words, photo after the release of the report at about 8 a.m.

EARNS-MCDONALD’S _ The hamburger chain reports quarterly results. UPCOMING: 250 words, photo after the release of the report at about 8 a.m.

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