Tag: trade policy

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Small business confidence rebounds on optimism about US-China trade deal

December 2, 2019


Resurgent optimism about the future of U.S. trade policy, along with a surprise spike in optimism about technological changes, helped lift confidence among small business owners, according to the fourth-quarter 2019 CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. The CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Confidence […]

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Stocks open slightly lower after Trump’s SOTU address

February 6, 2019

Via: Daily Finance

U.S. stock futures were little changed Wednesday morning following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, wherein the president reiterated a hardline stance on trade policy and again called for Congress to come to an agreement to provide funds […]

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Stocks inch higher, putting S&P 500, Dow a hair away from records

September 19, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose in early trading on Wednesday, in the latest example of investors ignoring escalating tensions between the U.S. and China on trade policy to focus instead on improving economic fundamentals. The day’s gains were widespread, with nine of […]

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U.S. stock futures on pause with big bank earnings in focus

July 13, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a flat open on Friday, as investors digested the first major reads on the second-quarter earnings season, which could start to provide clarity on whether corporate fundamentals are strong enough to offset the uncertainty surrounding […]