Emerging Markets

World finance officials pledge to combat global economic slowdown due to trade war

Global finance ministers and central bank officials wrapped up their fall meetings on Saturday with a pledge to “employ all appropriate tools” to combat the weakest global econonic growth in a decade, but there was little evidence of progress in easing tensions over international trade policy, a major source of the slowdown. 7:14 p.m. Oct. 19, 2019

IMF, World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

The leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank appealed to their 189 member countries on Friday to resolve widening disagreements on trade and other issues, warning that the divisions threaten to worsen the impact of a global slowdown. 9:28 a.m. Oct. 19, 2019

Charting a bull-trend pullback, S&P 500 digests mid-October breakout

U.S. stocks are lower early Friday, pulling in slightly as the major benchmarks digest otherwise constructive week-to-date price action. Against this backdrop, each big three U.S. benchmark has sustained its mid-October breakout — amid receding volatility — with the best six months seasonally just nine sessions away. 11:41 a.m. Oct. 18, 2019

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Mobilizing for a climate moonshot

The mission to put a human on the moon should inspire us to do it again. Imagine if we were to bring the same courage, spirit of experimentation, and willpower to bear on the greatest challenge of our time: climate change.

11:45 a.m. Oct. 17, 2019
Bullish bias persists, S&P 500 nails the breakout point

U.S. stocks are higher early Thursday, rising amid reports that a tentative Brexit agreement has been reached. Against this backdrop, the major U.S. benchmarks are acting well technically, extending the mid-month break to a higher plateau.

11:44 a.m. Oct. 17, 2019
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Institutional investors are taking more risks world-wide and that’s dangerous for everyone: IMF

Institutional investors are taking more risks because of low interest rates and that’s dangerous for the global economy, the International Monetary Fund said in a new report

8:04 a.m. Oct. 17, 2019
Charting a bullish technical tilt, Nasdaq ventures atop major resistance (8,060)

The major U.S. benchmarks have weathered an October market whipsaw, rising amid potentially consequential mid-month price action, writes Michael Ashbaugh.

12:45 p.m. Oct. 15, 2019
Charting a bullish technical tilt, Nasdaq ventures atop major resistance (8,060)

Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have weathered an October market whipsaw, rising amid potentially consequential mid-month price action.

11:55 a.m. Oct. 15, 2019
S&P 500 reaches higher plateau, Nasdaq nails the breakdown point (8,060)

U.S. stocks are mixed early Monday, treading water in the wake of last week’s trade-fueled market gains. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has reclaimed key gap resistance (2,960), while the Nasdaq Composite rallied to nail its breakdown point (8,060) to conclude last week, an area that remains under siege early Monday.

11:47 a.m. Oct. 14, 2019
 - Marlene Houghton
‘To hell with it’: She ditched Canada at 56 for Belize, where a couple can get ‘everything you could imagine’ for under $50,000 a year

She moved to a beautiful, laid-back island in Belize in 2013. Here’s the surprising reason she’s returning to North America.

10:12 a.m. Oct. 12, 2019
Charting a trade-fueled breakout, S&P 500 knifes atop major resistance

The major U.S. benchmarks have taken flight early Friday, rising amid potentially consequential late-week breakout attempts. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has reclaimed key gap resistance (2,960) and a close near Friday’s early session high would signal a bullish intermediate-term technical bias.

11:53 a.m. Oct. 11, 2019

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