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Trump’s North American Trade Triumph

October 16, 2018

Via: CNSNews.com

For those on the left and right who were certain that President Donald Trump’s presidency meant the end of global free trade … think again. Though Trump’s critics have dismissed the significance of the new Mexico and Canada trade deal, […]


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Big banks to kick off earnings season this week, but reports may not boost their stocks

October 10, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Will the third-quarter earnings season prove the charm for bank stocks, which have lagged behind other sectors and the main benchmarks this year? Probably not, according to analysts previewing the numbers, even though expectations for the sector have been scaled […]


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The stock market is trading at a record, but a look under the hood shows some troubling signs

October 4, 2018

Via: CNBC

Stocks may be trading at record highs, but the market looks far more fragile under the surface. Among the signals: More stocks declining than rising, a greater number of 52-week lows than highs, and a drop in small-cap stocks. Despite […]


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3 Bank Stocks That Face Further Declines

October 1, 2018

Via: Yahoo

Banks stocks have been a significant disappointment so far in 2018 dropping by almost 2% as measured by the Invesco KBW Bank ETF ( KBWB)—a proxy for the KBW NASDAQ Bank Index. The poor performance comes against the backdrop of […]


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Stock futures trade modestly higher as investors await Fed decision

September 26, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose modestly in early trading on Wednesday, putting equity benchmarks back near all-time highs, though trading could be muted as investors focus on a Federal Reserve decision that’s fully expected to deliver a rate increase in the afternoon. […]


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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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This hidden factor could soon make stocks much more volatile

September 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Trading in the U.S. stock market has been quiet of late, but the calm may not last for long. Major U.S. companies are about to enter their “blackout” period, which will remove a steady—and perhaps underappreciated—factor that has been buttressing […]


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From Trump to trade, the financial crisis still resonates 10 years later

September 11, 2018

Via: CNBC

This week is the 10th anniversary of the inflection point of the financial crisis: the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the biggest bankruptcy in history. To some, it feels like a long time ago. Yet, its effects still echo in the […]


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Deutsche Bank shares dip after report that China’s HNA plans to sell its stake

September 7, 2018

Via: CNBC

HNA Group, one of China’s largest conglomerates and the owner of a $40 billion-plus empire of businesses and company stakes, will be exiting its 7.6 percent stake in Germany’s Deutsche Bank, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The decision, according […]


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Bitcoin falls after Goldman reportedly drops crypto trading plans

September 5, 2018

Via: CNBC

Goldman Sachs is dropping its plan to open a trading desk for cryptocurrencies, Business Insider reported Wednesday, as the firm sees the regulatory environment as ambiguous. Bitcoin fell 5.3 percent Wednesday after the report, according to Coinbase data. The Wall […]