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Trump tariff delay is a nod to the U.S. consumer — the only engine powering the global economy

August 15, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The Trump Administration gave markets an early Christmas present, when it announced Tuesday that it will delay planned tariffs on a subset of the $300 billion in imports that had been announced Aug 1. While the news caused stock markets […]


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U.S. stocks set to drift modestly higher at the open ahead of Fed decision

July 31, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock index were poised to rise Wednesday, in the final trading day of the month, ahead of a crucial Federal Reserve policy decision that is widely expected to result in the first interest-rate cut in more than a decade. […]


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US companies are increasingly interested in China’s big import event despite trade war

July 29, 2019

Via: CNBC

BEIJING — American companies remain keen on tapping business opportunities in China, despite the trade tensions between the two countries. More U.S. companies than last year plan to participate in this November’s China International Import Expo, Ren Hongbin, assistant minister […]


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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Bank of America, United Airlines, Amazon, CSX & more

July 17, 2019

Via: CNBC

Bank of America – The bank reported quarterly profit of 74 cents per share, beating consensus by 3 cents a share. Revenue was just above forecasts, with the bank’s results helped in part by stronger retail banking performance. Net interest […]


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Trump’s trade war could lead to a shortage of Bibles in the US, major publishers and religious charities warn

July 9, 2019

Via: Daily Finance

US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China could result in a “Bible tax” and a shortage of Bibles, the US’ biggest Christian publisher and Bible charities are warning, according to report from The Associated Press. They say that most […]


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Morgan Stanley on trade truce: No real progress, downside risks to economy and market remain

July 1, 2019

Via: CNBC

Tensions between the U.S. and China are not escalating but there is still “no clear path” towards a deal between the world’s two largest economies, according to Morgan Stanley. Developments at the G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan over the weekend […]


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European markets keep climbing after dovish Fed

June 20, 2019

Via: Market Watch

European markets continued to rally after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated it was considering future rate cuts at its policy meeting Wednesday. How did markets perform? The Stoxx 600 SXXP, +0.68% was 0.7% higher at 387.6, following Wednesday’s rally of […]


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CEO optimism takes a hit in the second quarter as trade headwinds persist

June 13, 2019

Via: CNBC

CEOs became less optimistic about the U.S. economy as the Trump administration ratcheted up trade tensions with key partners, according to the latest Business Roundtable survey. The Business Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook Index fell by 5.7 points in the second […]


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Jamie Dimon warns US-China trade fight becoming a ‘real issue’ that could deter investment

May 28, 2019

Via: CNBC

J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said that the escalating U.S.-China trade dispute is a “real issue” that could damage corporate confidence. “I think trade is a real issue,” Dimon said Tuesday in a conference in New York. “Trade has […]


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Memorial Day: Everything you need to know about trading hours, market closures

May 24, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. financial markets will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day to honor and remember the brave men and women who died serving their country. For some investors, it will be a much-needed reprieve, with stocks struggling to find […]