• Brexit, U.S. Government Shutdown Drive Global Market Downturn

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Optimist or pessimist, there's plenty of equity grist for the mill. Early on Monday, U.S.-China trade talk resumptions and a strong jobs market report in the U.S. helped markets feel more hopeful. MSCI's world equity index , tracking stocks in 47 countries, was at an almost three-week high by Sunday night.
    It didn't last long.
    Shortly after some optimism in Asia, European stocks took a dive. The culprits: no-deal Brexit preparations, surveys predicting slower growth in the Eurozone, and U.S. government shutdown day 17.
    Wall Street traders and investors continue to have the jitters. Each...
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  • U.S., China could settle immediate trade issues: Ross on CNBC

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The United States and China are likely to reach a good settlement over immediate trade issues while agreement on structural trade issues and enforcement will be harder, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said on Monday as U.S.-China trade talks resumed.
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  • Huawei sues U.S. firm Interdigital in China over patent practices

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    InterDigital Inc on Monday said Huawei Technologies Co Ltd filed a lawsuit against it in China, alleging the U.S. technology firm had not licensed its intellectual property on fair terms.
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  • Stock markets lose shine as focus turns to US-China tensions

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    LONDON - European markets retreated Monday as the focus turned to trade issues, with U.S. and Chinese officials discussing the tariffs dispute that has raised concerns about global growth.
    KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.6 percent at 10,706 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares fell 0.6 percent to 6,798. The CAC 40 in France was also 0.6 percent lower at 4,709. U.S. stocks were poised to open steady following Friday's bumper gains, with Dow futures up 0.1 percent and the broader S&P 500 futures pointing to a 0.1 percent fall.
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  • U.S. Commerce chief: Good settlement with China seen on immediate trade issues - CNBC

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The United States and China are likely to reach a good settlement over immediate trade issues while an agreement on structural trade issues and enforcement will be harder, U.S. Secretary of State Wilbur Ross said on Monday as U.S.-China trade talks resumed.
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  • U.S. Farmers Face Planting Season Without A Resolution To Trade War

    5 monthes ago - By NPR

    The U.S. trade war with China has cost farmers billions. Government bailouts have helped keep many farms solvent, but thoughts are turning to this year's planting season.
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  • Barclays: Fed Will Raise Rates Two To Three Times, Despite Weaker Growth

    5 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The U.S. has the highest interest rates in the advanced economies and is the only carry-trade in the investment grade universe.
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  • Stock futures flat after Wall Street's strongest surge in new year

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday after Wall Street's biggest one-day surge in the new year on Friday, as focus shifted to the latest round of trade talks between the United States and China.
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  • Markets Wait for Outcome of U.S.-China Trade Meeting

    5 monthes ago - By AG Web


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  • China has 'good faith' to fix trade issues as talks with U.S. resume

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    China has the "good faith" to work with the United States to resolve trade frictions, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, as the world's two largest economies resumed talks in a bid to end their trade dispute.
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