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10:51 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - Associated Press
Jeremy Corbyn says Brexit Party moving towards ‘Trump alliance’ Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage will not challenge Conservative Party on seats it won at the last British election.Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage will not challenge Conservative Party on seats it won at the last British election.
3:49 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
British pound surges after Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage says he won’t challenge Conservative seats FTSE 100 led lower by miners, energyThe British pound shot higher on Monday, after Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said his party won’t contest seats captured by the ruling Conservative Party in the last election.
7:16 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Germany, allies mark 30 years since Berlin Wall fell Leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic placed roses near the once-fearsome barrier that divided the city for 28 yearsGermany marked the 30th anniversary Saturday of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.
9:42 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By George Soros
George Soros worries about totalitarian resurgence on 30th anniversary of Iron Curtain’s demise Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Hungarian-born financier reflects on how open societies can overcome brutish and nasty nationalismThe collapse of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago heralded the triumph of open societies and the end of one form of totalitarianism, but brutish and nasty nationalism is now ascendent across the world, writes George Soros.
4:49 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
The economic cycle isn’t late stage, but the market cycle may be, UBS says The market cycle looks stretched The good news, according to UBS strategists, is the economy still has room to grow. The bad news is, the same doesn’t hold true for markets.
4:43 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These ‘all-terrain’ stocks are vital for investors when the world comes unglued Critical information for the U.S. trading dayMarkets are looking up thanks to some positive headlines on the trade front, but our call of the day says investors need to be prepared for anything that could rock their portfolio. Enter the “all-terrain” portfolio.
4:00 p.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - Associated Press
China eclipsing U.S. as Europe’s go-to partner Trump’s disdain for multilateralism sends allies looking elsewhere When France’s president wants to carry European concerns to the world stage to find solutions for climate change, trade tensions or Iran’s nuclear ambitions, he no longer calls Washington. He flies to Beijing.
12:08 p.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Rupert Steiner
Do you double dip your chips? New report reveals surprising trans-Atlantic cultural differences Almost a fifth of Brits think it’s OK to double dip chips at dinner parties, with 16% of people in the north-west of Britain likely to take a packet of snacks with them to a dinner party in case they get hungry later, the Waitrose & Partners seventh annual Food and Drink Report shows.
4:41 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Bill Parks
Corporate tax avoidance demands a global solution The world should tax multinationals based on the destination of salesMultinational corporations have long avoided paying their full share of taxes, and time is running out to agree on a fair global solution.
11:03 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Sondland says he told Ukraine that aid depended on the probe Trump wanted U.S. ambassador to EU amends testimony in impeachment inquiryThe U.S. ambassador to the European Union said in amended testimony released Tuesday that he remembered telling a top Ukrainian official that U.S. aid to the country had a condition: announcing a probe sought by President Donald Trump.
4:50 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
The world is de-globalizing. Here’s what it may mean for investors. The scenarios range from not much different than the status quo to something frightening - Capital EconomicsThere are several possible paths forward, each with very different implications for markets, asset classes, and world economies, according to Capital Economics.
12:13 p.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. officially begins pulling out of Paris climate deal Withdrawal process from pact that Pompeo called an ‘unfair economic burden’ to U.S. does not become official for a yearThe United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement.
12:02 p.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - By Rupert Steiner
Order! Order! Bercow twisted words and convention to his own ends—this is who’s been elected to replace himSpeaker John Bercow, the umpire of Britain’s Parliament has stepped down and on Monday was replaced by Deputy Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle, the front -runner, who beat seven other candidates to win the role with 323 votes. It was the first election for Speaker in over 10 years.
6:58 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
European stocks end at best level in more than four yearsGerman stocks on Monday rose to the highest level in more than 17 months, as the rally in European stocks continued
5:04 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - Associated Press
EU remains committed to Iran nuclear deal even after U.S. withdrawal A European Commission spokeswoman said Monday the deal is a matter of global securityA European Commission spokeswoman said Monday the deal is a matter of global security
3:55 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - By Pierre Briançon
Why Europe has given up on the wealth tax – for now Europe has been struggling to tax wealth in order to reduce rising inequalityMost governments that once tried a wealth tax have now scrapped it. It brought little revenue, and was too easy to evade.
7:15 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
The signals are ‘loud and clear’ — a new bull market is underway, strategist saysStocks just took out new highs, the Federal Reserve continues to pump money into the U.S. economy, equity valuations are looking rather toppy, and there’s an abundance of fear-peddling from Wall Street pundits. What’s all the noise mean? A bull market, according to Callum Thomas of Topdown Charts.
3:30 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
How the frugality of U.S. corporations saved third-quarter results from the abyss Roughly 70% of S&P 500 companies have reported third-quarter earningsThird-quarter earnings season still appears that earnings-per-share, or EPS, for America’s largest public companies will decline year-over-year during the three-month period, reported results are coming in much better than feared.
2:58 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Europe stocks are hotter than U.S. ones right now, inflow data show Inflows to European equities top U.S. ones in week ending Oct. 30For one week at least, more stock-market investors have turned to stodgy Europe than the U.S. An analysis by Jefferies of inflow data showed that European stocks, in the week ending Oct. 30, saw more inflows than U.S. ones.
5:32 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - Associated Press
Eurozone economy expands as shaky recovery continues Unemployment remained unchanged in September at 7.5%, the lowest since July 2008The 19 country eurozone grew 0.2% in the third quarter from the quarter before, continuing a shaky upswing amid trade disputes and uncertainty over Brexit.
11:07 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
S&P 500 notches 15th record of 2019 as Fed cuts rates a third straight time U.S. equity benchmarks on Wednesday finished near their best levels of the session and the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high--its second of the week-- after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates a third consecutive time and signaled it may hold off on further cuts unless the economic backdrop worsens. The Federal Open Market Committee cut benchmark interest rates a quarter point to a range of 1.5% to 1.75%, from 1.75% to 2%. The S&P 500 index closed up nearly 10 points, or 0.3% at 3,047, marking its second record this week and its 15th of 2019, according to Dow Jones Market Data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 115 points, or 0.4%, at 27,187, not far from its all-time peak, while the Nasdaq Composite Index finished the session up 0.3% at 8,304, also a stone's throw from a record close. All closing levels for the benchmarks are on a preliminary basis. Powell expressed optimism, however, about the outlook for the economy and stated that a number of headwinds, including Britain's exit from the European Union, or Brexit, had subsided. "There's plenty of risk left, but I have to say the risks seem to have subsided," Powell said at a 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time news conference a half-hour after the central bank released its policy update. The committee said they would act as appropriate to sustain the U.S. economic expansion but there were two dissenters. Kansas City Federal Reserve leader Esther George and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren voted to keep rates on hold. Those two members also dissented in last month's decision. Looking ahead, Wall Street is awaiting a report from Apple Inc. .
9:13 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - Associated Press
Intelligence community fears other countries will join Russia in trying to disrupt 2020 U.S. electionsRussia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year’s vote as well. But it’s not the only country with an eye on U.S. politics.
7:17 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
U.S. lobbying for U.K. drug price rise prompts Johnson, Corbyn clash over post-Brexit trade pact U.S. drug companies enjoy better protection from generics A television report saying U.S. companies are lobbying the British government over drug prices was a topic of debate in Britain’s Parliament on Wednesday in what is expected to be a hot topic in the run-up to December’s U.K. general election.
4:39 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Stocks stumble lower at the open as investors await crucial decision on interest rates from the FedU.S. stock markets slipped at the open Wednesday as investors watched for a widely expected interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve, while a flood of quarterly corporate results continued apace and a reading of the health of the domestic economy came in better than expected. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 27,038, down 0.1%, the S&P 500 index edged 0.1% lower at 3,034, and the Nasdaq Composite Index ticked down 0.1% to 8,270. The Federal Reserve's Jerome Powell and the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee will release its policy update later at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, with Powell slated to discuss the central bank's policy a half-hour later. A quarter percentage point cut to a 1.50%-1.75% range is expected by the FOMC. Meanwhile, a report on private-sector employment came showed that Private-sector employers added 125,000 jobs were created in October, according to payroll-processor Automatic Data Processing Inc. , matching consensus estimates. GDP showed an . On the earnings fronts, quarterly results from Apple Inc. are expected later Wednesday. Investors also watched for a second day of Congressional hearings from Boeing Co.'s CEO after centered on a pair of fatal crashes of the aviation company's 737 MAX jets.
7:51 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
U.S. stocks are getting a run for the money from some unlikely parts of the world Investors are making a mistake to ignore international marketsInvestors are making a mistake to ignore international markets, writes Mark Hulbert.
6:25 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Nouriel Roubini
Printing money isn’t a universal cure-all in recession, Roubini says Monetizing the debt won’t help get us out of a permanent negative supply shockWhen the next recession hits, policy makers will almost certainly pursue some form of central-bank-financed stimulus, regardless of whether the situation calls for it, writes Nouriel Roubini.
1:06 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Tom Teodorczuk
Capital Confidential: MAD Trump portrait goes down badly in DC The empty spot on the walls of Washington’s National Portrait Gallery for Trump’s painting will remain vacant a while longer, and WeWork finds an unlikely defender
1:28 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
EU grants new Brexit delay to Jan. 31The European Union agreed to delay Brexit until Jan. 31 next year on Monday — just three days before it was due to take place.
1:00 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Don’t cut rates! Weaken the dollar instead Fed, Treasury should boost economy with competitive devaluationThe Fed is in danger of being sucked into a race to the bottom by trying to match Europe’s low interest rates.. It would do better to instead target a weaker dollar.
12:01 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - Byron Tau
Justice Department loses battle to keep unredacted Mueller report from CongressThe Friday order gives the Justice Department till next Wednesday to comply. An appeal remains possible.
10:32 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures inch higher, with U.S. prices up over 5% for the week Natural-gas futures slip lower for the weekOil futures inch higher on Friday, with U.S. benchmark crude prices settling more than 5% higher for the week, as news of progress on part of a U.S.-China trade deal eased concerns over a slowdown in economic growth and energy demand.
10:13 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - Associated Press
Global climate fund reaches $10 billion Trump’s decision to withhold $2 billion of the $3 billion pledged by Barack Obama has contributed to a fund shortfall other countries have struggled to fillTrump’s decision to withhold $2 billion of the $3 billion pledged by Barack Obama has contributed to a fund shortfall other countries have struggled to fill.
10:04 a.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil up for 3rd straight day as producers look to rein in outputOil futures end higher on Thursday, with West Texas Intermediate logging a three-day winning streak as it settles at a nearly one-month high, as producers look to rein in crude output.
6:11 a.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - By William Watts
Draghi downbeat on eurozone economy, plays down divisions as he heads for ECB exit Draghi is keeping a spiked Prussian helmet given to him in 2012 by German tabloid Bild which has often criticized him Mario Draghi, in his final news conference as president of the European Central Bank on Thursday, reiterates a downbeat outlook for the eurozone economy and minimizes dissent over last month’s decision to restart quantitative easing.
11:39 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
Treasury yields come off lows as investors take down key debt auction Fed expands overnight repo auction by 60% and term repo provision by 28% from Thursday U.S. Treasury yields come off their lows as bond traders made room for the fresh influx of debt supply ahead of the Federal Reserve’s meeting next week, where an interest-rate cut is widely expected.
11:24 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump lifts Turkey sanctions as Syria ceasefire said to be made permanent President blasts ‘Never Trumper Republicans’ as ‘human scum’President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will lift sanctions on Turkey after Ankara told his administration it will stop fighting in Syria and make a ceasefire permanent.
9:16 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold scores first gain in 4 sessions Silver, copper futures finish higherGold prices settle higher on Wednesday for the first time in four sessions, as a retreat in assets considered risky, amid political uncertainties like Brexit, underpin gains in the yellow metal.
8:49 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold futures mark first climb in 4 sessionsGold futures to mark their first gain in four sessions, with prices settling at their highest in nearly a week. "As investors grow weary waiting for a resolution to the Brexit saga, they are bound to fall back on their flight-to-safety mantra as they let the U.K. political uncertainties play out," said Han Tan, market analyst at FXTM. Also, "although investors' hopes over the U.S.-China 'phase-one' trade deal have dampened bullion of late, overarching concerns over the state of the global economy are expected to keep gold elevated going into next year." December gold rose $8.20, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,495.70 an ounce. That was the highest most-active contract finish since Oct. 17, according to FactSet data.
6:55 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump says U.S. to lift Turkey sanctions as Syria ceasefire made permanentPresident Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. will lift sanctions on Turkey after Ankara told his administration it will stop combat in Syria and make a ceasefire permanent. "The sanctions will be lifted unless something happens that we're not happy with," Trump said in an announcement from the White House. The iShares MSCI Turkey ETF rose about 4% as Trump spoke.
3:24 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Ambassador William Taylor and the 10-hour diplomatic drama on Capitol Hill It took Taylor — who complied with a subpoena to appear, after the State Department reportedly tried to block his testimony — a full hour to read his opening statementIt took Taylor — who complied with a subpoena to appear, after the State Department reportedly tried to block his testimony — a full hour to read his opening statement.
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