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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 […]


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Deutsche Bank shares hit record low as UBS downgrades stock to ‘sell’

May 20, 2019

Via: CNBC

Shares of Deutsche Bank hit a record low Monday, down nearly 3%, after UBS downgraded the German lender’s stock to a “sell” rating from “neutral.” Pointing to tough external events and the low interest rate environment, UBS slashed its price […]


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Donald Trump ramps up tariffs on China, escalating the high-stakes trade war

May 10, 2019

Via: Daily Finance

President Donald Trump on Friday more than doubled the tariff rate on roughly $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, a move that sets the stage for retaliation from Beijing and that significantly raises the stakes in a yearlong trade war […]


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Chart shows glaring economic risk that could wipe out record highs

April 25, 2019

Via: CNBC

Economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan is warning Wall Street that the market’s new highs don’t signal a revitalized growth cycle. Achuthan, co-founder of the Economic Cycle Research Institute, believes it’s not an ideal environment for sustainable gains. “All the optimism is […]


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The stock market is back at new highs, but champagne corks aren’t popping on trading desks

April 24, 2019

Via: CNBC

The markets are at new highs, so why does it feel like August? The large beats on earnings from companies as diverse as Lockheed Martin, United Technologies, Pulte and Whirlpool are propelling the S&P 500 to a new high. In […]


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Bank of America shares slump despite record profit after CFO cites slowing interest growth

April 16, 2019

Via: CNBC

Bank of America shares dropped Tuesday after executives said the lender’s net interest income growth was falling because of declining interest rates and a slowing U.S. economy. Despite posting a record first-quarter profit driven by cost cuts and strength in […]


Activity, Corporate Banking, Trading

JP Morgan shares surge after bank posts record profit and revenue

April 12, 2019

Via: CNBC

J.P. Morgan Chase on Friday reported record first-quarter profit and revenue that exceeded analysts’ expectations as the bank benefited from higher interest rates. The company said profit rose 5 percent to $9.18 billion, or $2.65 a share, compared with analysts’ […]


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Stocks drift higher as investors digest inflation data, await Fed minutes

April 10, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose modestly at the start of trade Wednesday, as investors took in fresh developments, including an important reading of inflation, and updates from Europe’s central bank and minutes from the Fed. How are the benchmarks faring? The Dow […]