• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    China releases a fresh set of terrible data. China's 2018 trade surplus with the world fell to $351.76 billion, its lowest since 2013, according to data released Monday by China's General Administration of Customs. Its 2018 trade surplus with the US, however, swelled to a record $323.32 billion, the data showed.
    Global markets are under pressure. Hong Kong's Hang Seng led the losses in Asia, and Britain's FTSE trails in Europe. The S&P 500 was set to open down 1% near 2,570.
    The government shutdown is now the longest on record. The shutdown reached a 24th day...
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  • China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

    China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Global stock markets and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in the world's second-largest economy and sparked fears of a sharper slowdown in global growth.
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  • 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    China releases a fresh set of terrible data. China's 2018 trade surplus with the world fell to $351.76 billion, its lowest since 2013, according to data released Monday by China's General Administration of Customs. However, its 2018 trade surplus with the US swelled to a record $323.32 billion, the data showed.
    Global markets are under pressure. Hong Kong's Hang Seng led the losses in Asia and Britain's FTSE trails in Europe. The S&P 500 was set to open down 1% near 2,570.
    The government shutdown is now the longest on record. The shutdown reached a 24th day...
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  • China trade shock rattles European stocks, commodities

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    World stock markets stumbled and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in the world's second-biggest economy and sparked fresh fears of a sharper slowdown in global growth.
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  • Stocks are falling after a fresh set of horrible data out of China reignited worries about the global economy

    Stocks are falling after a fresh set of horrible data out of China reignited worries about the global economy

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    A fresh set of troublingly poor data out of China has investors running for cover on Monday, with all major stock indexes around the world losing ground on the week's first trading day.
    Trade data showed that the value of Chinese imports and exports fell heavily in the year to December.
    The news has pushed stocks around the world lower, with futures pointing to losses of as much as 0.9% for the Nasdaq when US markets open later Monday.
    European and Asian shares have also dropped, with the market further hindered by thin liquidity in Asia as Japanese traders enjoy a public holiday.
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