Market Wrap Up
Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation, according to analysts who've studied the legislation - Full Story.
President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea on Thursday, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans' nuclear weapons advances. Its leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement, branding Trump as "deranged" and warning he will "pay dearly" for his threat to "totally destroy" the North if it attacks - Full Story.
China's Finance Ministry on Friday criticized the cut in the Standard & Poor's rating agency's credit rating on Chinese government borrowing as a "wrong decision" and said it ignores the country's economic strength - Full Story.
The Latest on Standard & Poor's cutting credit ratings for China (all times local): - Full Story.
Most Asian stock markets fell Friday as investors turned cautious following new U.S. sanctions targeting North Korea and a China credit rating downgrade - Full Story.
Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized - if unintended - role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections - Full Story.
The Latest on Facebook and the Russia investigation (all times local): - Full Story.
Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast - Full Story.
House Republicans plan a retreat away from the Capitol next week to discuss a tax overhaul that congressional leaders have been working on for month - Full Story.
Updated: 9/22 2:20 AM