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6:51 a.m. Aug. 17, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
These 10 ‘grey swan’ events could conspire to imperil global economy and markets With all eyes on U.S.-China trade, these macro risks are underexaminedEven as high-probability risks capture the minds of investors, there is a growing combination of lower-probability risks, that could create even more heartburn for investors as the third quarter draws to a close.
10:56 a.m. Aug. 5, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump contends China is manipulating currency and says U.S. must condemn white supremacy with ‘one voice’ Trump suggests pairing gun and immigration legislationPresident Donald Trump on Monday called for action in the wake of the deadly weekend shootings in Ohio and Texas and said China was manipulating its currency as markets plummeted.
12:42 p.m. July 29, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow logs small gain but S&P 500, Nasdaq retreat from records ahead of Fed meeting Pfizer and Mylan announce off-patent drug combinationStocks finish mixed on Monday, with declines in the financials and communication-discretionary sector preventing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq from scoring fresh record closes.
5:50 a.m. July 24, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
White House: Lighthizer, Mnuchin going to China next week for fresh trade talksU.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to China to continue trade talks, the White House announced in a statement Wednesday. The negotiations will begin on Tuesday, and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will lead the talks for his country, the statement added. The White House's announcement comes after a senior Trump administration official said Tuesday that a U.S. delegation for trade talks next week.
4:20 a.m. July 19, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
50 years after Apollo, does America have the right stuff to join the new space race? We must not let China, Russia and others dominate space militarilyFifty years after the Apollo landing on the Moon, Paul Brandus asks if Americans can come together to conquer space again.
1:52 p.m. July 16, 2019 - Associated Press
North Korea hints at halt to 20-month-old moratorium on nuclear and missile testingPyongyang says U.S. is not living up to President Donald Trump’s controversial commitment to suspend some joint military exercises with South Korea.
4:54 a.m. July 10, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Weak U.S. data could trigger 10% stock plunge, says strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading dayLooking for surprises? Watch the data not the monetary policy says our call of the day from Elia Lattuga, the deputy head of strategy research at UniCredit.
9:16 a.m. July 1, 2019 - Associated Press
Hong Kong protesters break into government headquarters on anniversary of China handoverProtesters in Hong Kong pushed barriers and dumpsters into the streets early Monday morning in an apparent bid to block access to a symbolically important ceremony marking the anniversary of the return of the former British colony to China, while Hong Kong police announced that they plan to clear Hong Kong’s legislative building after it was taken over by a group of protesters.
7:41 p.m. June 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump says he wants to inspect heavily-fortified Korean DMZ to see a ‘real border’President Donald Trump says he wants to inspect the heavily-fortified Korean demilitarized zone as an example of what a “real border” looks like.
12:52 p.m. June 27, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
S&P 500 books first gain in 5 days as investors await China-U.S. trade progress China pushed to end punitive trade tariffs ahead of G-20 meetingThe S&P 500 halts a four-day slump but the Dow marks its longest skid since March.
7:08 a.m. June 24, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
Another way China is ripping us off U.S. does the heavy lifting in the Persian Gulf—while China benefitsWhy is the United States doing the heavy lifting in the Persian Gulf, asks Paul Brandus.
3:21 a.m. June 20, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Axon stock at risk of losing half its value, short seller Spruce Point says Company formerly known as Taser says Spruce’s report is ‘poorly researched’ and full of ‘inaccuracies and innuendos’Investors who own Axon Enterprise Inc. should brace for the stock to lose half its value, according to well-known short seller Spruce Point Capital Management, which issued a “strong sell” opinion on the law enforcement technology company, that was formerly known as Taser International.
7:41 p.m. June 16, 2019 - By Josh Zumbrun
Wilbur Ross lowers expectations of trade deal coming from G-20 talks between Trump, Xi Commerce secretary says most to hope for is groundwork for new talksCommerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down prospects of a major trade deal if President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet at the Group of 20 summit in Japan later this month, but he said he believes the two sides will ultimately get back to negotiations.
11:26 a.m. June 10, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump Today: President predicts tariffs will spur China trade deal as he slams Fed Trump says he’s ‘concerned’ over Raytheon-United Technologies merger President Donald Trump on Monday predicted tariffs would spur a trade deal between the U.S. and China, as he said he was “a little concerned” about the merger agreement between Raytheon and United Technologies and criticized the Federal Reserve anew.
11:43 a.m. June 7, 2019 - Associated Press
Russia and U.S. warships nearly collide in the East China Sea The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions and the near miss was caught on videoThe U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions and the near miss was caught on video
6:59 p.m. June 6, 2019 - By Courtney McBride
U.S. planning major arms sale to Taiwan, potentially inflaming China tensions Sale of tanks, missiles could be more than $2 billionThe U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks — a move that has already drawn criticism from Beijing.
11:00 a.m. May 14, 2019 - By Claudia Assis
China threatens to reduce Boeing orders, but analyst says options are limited Chinese airlines are stuck with Boeing, analyst saysDespite trade-war talks and the 737 Max grounding, Chinese airlines, like their U.S. counterparts, are also largely stuck with Boeing Co. as the Chinese commercial airline industry grows, an analyst says.
4:30 a.m. May 13, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
All 30 Dow stocks fall, led by Apple, Boeing and CaterpillarShares of all 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average members were falling in premarket trade Monday, as intensifies, triggering a broad market selloff. The biggest Dow decliners were shares of Apple Inc. down 3.6%, Boeing Co. shedding 3.2% and Caterpillar Inc. falling 3.1%. The combined implied price losses of those three stocks would shave about 151 points off the Dow's price, while Dow futures tumbled 475 points. Over the past 12 months, about 18% of Apple's revenue was from China, according to a FactSet analysis of data, Boeing's exposure to China was about 13% and Caterpillar's was about 5.1%.
12:22 p.m. April 24, 2019 - By Sue Chang
Stocks close lower as earnings paint mixed picture of corporate sector Boeing falls short of targets, suspends share buybacksU.S. stocks close lower Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq carved out their first records in months, following earnings from high-profile companies that offered a mixed picture of American corporations.
9:51 a.m. April 24, 2019 - Associated Press
China says newest spying accusations are ‘unfounded hype’ The charges come amid a tariff war between Beijing and WashingtonThe charges come amid a tariff war between Beijing and Washington.
5:32 a.m. April 24, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Don’t be ‘fooled’ by these fresh highs for stocks, warns analyst Critical information for the U.S. trading day Our call of the day says investors should take care as the stock market sets out new highs, because a big group of investors is sitting on the sidelines, waiting to cash in on a fall.
3:05 a.m. April 16, 2019 - By Ciara Linnane
Risk of earnings recession rises, as S&P 500 profits to fall for first time in 3 years Trade tensions, weather and slowing growth are pulling down earnings expectationsInvestors should brace themselves for the first negative print for S&P 500 earnings in nearly three years and for the possibility of an earnings recession, as macroeconomic headwinds continue to pull down analyst estimates.
7:42 a.m. April 3, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend strengthens: S&P 500, Nasdaq extend April breakout Focus: Apple reclaims 200-day average (again) challenges five-month highs, AAPL, FDX, RTN, LVS, GLUUU.S. stocks are higher early Wednesday, rising amid optimism over China-U.S. trade progress. The upturn builds on a strong second-quarter start, a move placing major S&P 500 resistance (2,873) firmly under siege.
12:03 p.m. April 2, 2019 - By Greg Robb
IMF’s Lagarde: Global economy has lost momentum but will likely avoid recession IMF chief sees rebound in second half on patient Fed, China stimulusThe global economy has lost momentum this year, but growth is expected to pick up in the second half, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says.
2:06 p.m. March 25, 2019 - Associated Press
France welcomes China’s Xi, who inks multi-billion-dollar Airbus deal Chinese leader to visit leaders of Germany, EU on TuesdayChinese President Xi Jinping received the full honors of a formal reception during a state visit to France on Monday that included attending the signing of a multi-billion-dollar deal between European aircraft maker Airbus to China.
8:06 a.m. March 21, 2019 - By MarketWatch
Trump talks China and ISIS, ‘Mr. Kellyanne’ and the Mueller report: White House transcript ‘[N]ow I have somebody writing a report that never got a vote. It’s called the Mueller report. So explain that, because my voters don’t get it.’The White House has released a transcript of President Trump’s interaction with reporters on the South Lawn, before he boarded Marine One and headed for an event at a tank factory in Ohio.
12:28 p.m. March 20, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump Today: President says he’ll keep China tariffs in place for ‘substantial period’ and renews attack on McCain Trump blasts Mueller report but backs its public release President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants to keep tariffs on China until he makes sure Beijing complies with any trade deal it makes with the U.S., as he visited the battleground state of Ohio and renewed an attack on the late Sen. John McCain.
4:45 a.m. March 14, 2019 - By Emily Horton
London markets climb after parliament rule out a no-deal Brexit; miners slip on China data Royal Bank of Scotland, TUI, Cineworld activeLondon markets were up on Thursday, after U.K. lawmakers voted on Wednesday night that Britain should not leave the European Union without a withdrawal agreement in place
10:56 a.m. March 11, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Do not buy into the Goldilocks narrative in this stock market, strategist warns Critical information for the U.S. trading dayApparently, stocks can also fall in 2019. The S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq proved that last week with all three in the red for five days in a row, which hasn’t happened since 2016. So much for that big bounce off December lows?
3:09 a.m. March 9, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend roundup: Luke Perry’s death points to health concerns for young adults | Warning about Boeing’s stock | A big IPO in China 10 years since the stock market bottomed in the wake of the financial crisis10 years since the stock market bottomed in the wake of the financial crisis.
2:40 a.m. March 5, 2019 - By Dustin Volz
Chinese hackers target University of Hawaii, MIT and other schools in pursuit of military secrets Attacks leverage trust among academics to craft spear phishing emails that look like legitimate messages but came loaded with malicious softwareChinese hackers have targeted more than two dozen universities in the U.S. and around the globe as part of an elaborate scheme to steal research about maritime technology being developed for military use, according to cybersecurity experts and current and former U.S. officials.
2:56 a.m. March 1, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Industrial stocks have led the stock-market recovery, but their shine is fading Industrials are currently the weakest overbought industry group in the market, says analystIndustrial stocks have outpaced all other sectors since December, but momentum is fading.
4:09 a.m. Feb. 19, 2019 - By Peter Morici
The fight with China is about our national security, not toasters A tariff deal with China would let China dominate critical technologies of the futureThe Trump administration is pursuing a trade deal with China that will not resolve bilateral commercial tensions and could risk national security, writes Peter Moric.
6:40 a.m. Feb. 14, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Bullish investors ‘too sanguine’ about U.S.-China trade talks, warns fund manager Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day, from Ronald Temple, head of U.S. equity at Lazard Asset Management, worries investors are “too sanguine” about trade, as he flags another fast-approaching and overlooked deadline.
5:30 a.m. Jan. 31, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Here’s the last thing standing in the way of a rip-roaring rally for stocks Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day says after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s hail mary on policy, there’s still one big thing that could set this stock market off in one big meaty rally.
12:35 p.m. Jan. 30, 2019 - By Sue Chang
Stocks close at best levels in nearly 2 months as Fed seen taking dovish stance Dow reclaims the 25,000-mark as Apple spikes higherU.S. stocks rallies to close higher Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average reclaiming the 25,000 level for the first time in over a month. An accommodative Fed and upbeat quarterly results were the catalyst.
11:16 a.m. Jan. 30, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Boeing CEO ‘intimately’ involved in China trade talks, sees progress ‘Healthy’ aerospace trade environment is beneficial for the U.S. and China, and has helped make Boeing a lot of moneyBoeing has made a lot of money on trade with China, exactly what President Trump has said he wanted, which is why Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg expects ‘progress’ in trade talks.
6:57 a.m. Jan. 30, 2019 - By Emily Bary
Boeing stock finds its wings as Tesla revs its engine Earnings Watch: McDonald’s shares rally despite mixed results, Facebook joins Tesla and Microsoft on afternoon agendaBoeing Airways Inc. shares are gaining altitude Wednesday, after the company forecast clear skies ahead in a morning earnings report. The afternoon agenda is stacked, with Tesla, Facebook and Microsoft expected to report.
5:31 a.m. Jan. 30, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
The ‘dangerous’ game investors are playing in this wild earnings season Critical information for the U.S. trading dayIt’s a big week for investors, as some of the biggest names on Wall Street step up. No one has been more anticipated than Apple, but it brings to the surface a delicate problem for investors right now.
7:08 a.m. Jan. 24, 2019 - By Nigam Arora
Trump, in a bind on trade, will determine the direction of the stock market The president needs to decide between political expediency and the long-term national interestThe president needs to decide between political expediency and the long-term national interest.
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