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President Trump Says He Believes China Wants a Trade Deal

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9:18 p.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
U.S. stock futures pare losses after report China’s Liu ‘cautiously optimistic’ over trade dealStock futures slipped Thursday, but pared larger losses after China’s vice premier, Liu He, reportedly voiced optimism over a preliminary phase 1 trade pact with the U.S.
11:23 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Fed minutes show worries about economy had eased a bit Two officials wanted central bank to stress more rate cuts were unlikely Minutes of the Fed’s October meeting show officials thought the economy had proven resilient after worrisome signs in the late summer/
6:54 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a (slight) market divergence: Dow industrials pressured as Nasdaq tags record high Focus: Retail sector weathers competing earnings signals, Facebook stages stealth breakout, XRT, FB, OKTA, WPM, CVNA, VECOU.S. stocks are mixed early Wednesday, treading water in the wake of this week’s feast-or-famine batch of influential retail sector earnings reports. Against this backdrop, the Dow industrials have turned lower — pressured in the wake of a modest bearish single-day reversal — even as the small-caps show signs of life, rising from major support.
6:18 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Fed’s Brainard forecasts ‘above-trend growth’ for economy over next 18 months Fed’s Brainard is upbeat on the economic outlookFed Gov. Lael Brainard on Wednesday dismisses fears of a steep downturn, saying the consumer should power the economy to moderate growth path over the next 18 months.
6:01 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Your three-stock survival kit for 2020 — packed by Nuveen’s top stock-market strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day from Nuveen’s equity strategists says investors need to brace for a coming year that won’t top the 20%-plus gains we’ve been seeing. The key to survival are these three stocks.
4:37 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
Permits for new-home construction hits post-recession record high in October Housing starts also rose 3.8% as builders look to construct many more homes across the countryHousing starts also rose 3.8% as builders look to construct many more homes across the country.
11:16 a.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - By Clive McKeef
Nasdaq closes at new high; Dow, S&P retreat from records on earnings and doubts about China trade deal Home Depot shares closed lower on revenue miss, poor outlook U.S. stocks slipped back from record highs on Wednesday on disappointing earnings results and doubts about a U.S. - China trade deal
10:03 a.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
The woman who nailed 2018’s stock-market drop says ‘China is kind of a sideshow’ — the big Trump trade war is Europe The eurozone is also a big trading partner with the U.S.Nancy Davis, the chief investment officer and founder of advisory firm Quadratic Capital, says much of the markets focus has been on the U.S.’s trade confrontation with China but speculated that increasing trade tensions with Europe could deliver an unexpected blow to Wall Street.
8:02 a.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bullish momentum persists, S&P 500 sustains break to uncharted territory Focus: Industrials sustain break to record territory, Intel approaches 19-year peak, XLI, INTC, AVLR, NVRO, KRTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks remain near-term extended — and are due a cooling-off period, if not a corrective pullback — though the more important longer-term market bias remains comfortably bullish, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
6:16 a.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Fed’s Williams says economy clearly facing several challenges Interest rate policy on pause, but New York Fed president says he’s watching downside risks closelyThe economy is clearly facing several challenges, primarily from overseas, but the three interest rate cuts since July should will help sustain growth, said New York Fed President John Williams on Tuesday.
5:30 a.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Home builder stocks falls as Home Depot's disappointing results offset some upbeat housing dataThe home builder sector took a hit Tuesday, as from Home Depot Inc. overshadowed some for October. The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF fell 0.3%, with 21 of 38 components losing ground, and the SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF shed 0.7% with 23 of 28 components falling. The 5.2% selloff in Home Depot's stock paced the losers of both ETFs. Among other top decliners, shares of Williams-Sonoma Inc. lost 2.8%, Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. gave up 2.8% and Leggett & Platt Inc. dropped 2.2%. Separately, housing starts in October rose a little less than expected but building permits rose well above expectations.
1:02 a.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks push higher, bolstered by optimism over a U.S.-China trade deal SES, EasyJet among stocks on the moveEuropean stocks are climbing on Tuesday, bolstered by gains for banks and mining stocks
6:52 a.m. Nov. 18, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bullish momentum accelerates, Dow industrials tag 28,000 mark Focus: Health care sector knifes to record highs, XLV, VEEV, CAT, HON, AGIO, PVU.S. stocks are mixed early Monday, largely treading water in the wake of decisive breakouts to conclude last week. Against this backdrop, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has slightly extended a rally atop the 28,000 mark, while the S&P 500 is digesting its latest spike to record territory.
5:12 a.m. Nov. 18, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
It’s great the stock market is setting records, but it’s not because the economy is great Consumer spending, business production slow ahead of holidaysStocks on Wall Street have soared to fresh record highs, but it’s not because the economy is flashing a big thumbs-up sign. Far from it.
2:52 a.m. Nov. 18, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
With Dow above 28,000 are investors ignoring a ‘material deterioration’ in the global economy? ‘The economy isn’t falling off a cliff,’ but it’s not about to rebound, eitherNeither corporate profits nor economic data have yet to corroborate the ongoing rally and rotation in U.S. stocks, so the market may be getting ahead of itself and be due for a pullback, analysts and investors told MarketWatch.
5:14 a.m. Nov. 17, 2019 - By Clive McKeef
U.S. stock market at record but farm bankruptcies at highest since 2011 Squeeze on farmers underscores the toll the trade war has taken on a critical Trump constituency ahead of the 2020 electionsWhile the U.S. stock market is soaring to new records, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting 28,000 on Friday, farmers are having trouble paying their bills in the heart of America’s agricultural sector.
8:30 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Kissinger says failure to mend U.S.-China trade relations would be ‘worse than the world wars that ruined European civilization’ Lack of a U.S. - China deal could lead to a ‘catastrophic outcome’Henry Kissinger, the former U.S. Secretary of State and national-security adviser under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, had dire warnings about the inability of the U.S. and China to resolve their differences on international trade.
8:28 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These highflying stocks hold big clues to a broader year-end rally Our call of the day says investors wanting to know if stocks have some juice left for the rest of the year should keep an eye on this highflying set.
7:53 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
The big worries facing stock investors in 2020, according to Citi’s top equity strategistIn our call of the day, MarketWatch speaks to Citigroup’s chief U.S. equity strategist, Tobias Levkovich, who lays out his big concerns for stock markets in 2020.
11:44 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
U.S. stocks climb to fresh records on revived hope for U.S. - China trade deal Dow hits 28,000 for first time U.S. stocks closed at fresh record highs on Friday on revived hopes for a U.S. - China trade deal despite mixed economic data.
11:36 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year, 30-year Treasury yield logs biggest weekly drop in one and a half monthsU.S. Treasury yields rise Friday, trimming their week long decline, after an official from the White House suggested negotiations for the phase one trade deal was nearing an end.
7:11 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
This forecast predicts barely any growth in U.S. stocks next year — and a big drop if there’s a recession Critical information for the U.S. trading dayFinancial markets are overvalued, according to an Oxford Economics forecast, so don’t expect much in the way of gains for stocks even if a recession is avoided.
7:10 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting the approach of Dow 28,000, decisive November breakouts persist Focus: Financials approach 12-year peak, Xerox sustains November break to 11-year highs, XLF, XRX, NTAP, APTV, CROXU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Friday, rising amid November price action that continues to shape up as technically consequential. In the process, the S&P 500 and Dow industrials have concurrently broken out, knifing to uncharted territory (again) from mid-month flag patterns.
6:10 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Greg Robb
NY Empire State factory index sluggish for sixth straight month in November Empire State index little changed at 2.9 from 4.0 in OctoberFactory activity in the New York region was sluggish for the sixth straight month, according to the Empire State manufacturing survey released by the New York Fed on Friday.
6:00 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Greg Robb
U.S. industrial output falls by most in 17 months in October U.S. industrial output falls 0.8% and 0.5% ex-autos and partsIndustrial output fell 0.8% in October, pushed lower by the GM strike, the Federal Reserve reported Friday.
9:41 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Fed’s Bullard says sharper-than-expected economic slowdown is ‘key risk’ Appropriate for Fed to pause to see how economy develops, St. Louis Fed President saysSt Louis Fed President James Bullard said Thursday that the key risk facing the economy is that the slowdown may be sharper than expected.
6:56 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting (another) bull flag, S&P 500 consolidates November breakout Focus: Materials sector sustains November breakout, XLB, ALL, ADBE, AMKR, XECU.S. stocks are lower early Thursday, pressured after a mixed batch of key earnings reports and amid familiar trade-related uncertainty. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Dow industrials have pulled in from their latest record closes amid thus far still muted mid-month selling pressure.
6:00 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Powell: Weakness in manufacturing not spilling over into broader economy Recession probability is not elevated, Fed chairman saysFed Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that weakness in manufacturing has not spilled over into the broader economy.
12:22 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
European stocks edge lower on China trade concerns and ‘worst of all worlds’ German economic dataEuropean stocks slipped on Thursday on concern over the state of U.S.-China trade talks as data showed a stagnating economy in Germany.
9:38 a.m. Nov. 13, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Fed’s Powell says interest rates will be on hold absent a material deterioration in economy Central bank chief says baseline outlook for economy ‘remains favorable’ but there are risksFed Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that interest rates are on hold absent a material deterioration of the economy.
9:24 a.m. Nov. 13, 2019 - By William Watts
Why stock-market bulls banking on a weaker U.S. dollar could be disappointedInvestors are pining for a top in the U.S. dollar, with some predicating calls for further stock market gains partly on expectations for a weaker U.S. currency. Dollar bulls say don’t count on a weaker currency.
6:59 a.m. Nov. 13, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bull-trend pullback: S&P 500, Nasdaq ease from latest records Focus: Biotech sector’s breakout attempt, Emerging markets, IBB, EEM, DIS, ZBRA, STLD, BLDRU.S. stocks are mixed early Wednesday, treading water amid Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s remarks to Congress. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have pulled in modestly from their latest record highs, while the Dow industrials rise slightly after registering an absolutely unchanged Tuesday session — a 0.00-point net change, to the decimal.
1:13 a.m. Nov. 13, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks drop amid disappointment over Trump trade comments ABN Amro, autos, banks among the losing stocksEuropean stocks fell on Wednesday, a day after President Donald Trump failed to offer any clarity over the rollback of tariffs against China, and raised concerns that Europe wasn’t out of the woods over an auto tariff hike.
11:36 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
Treasury yields end flat after Trump rehashes Fed spat in speech, but offers few details on China trade talks 10-year Treasury yield stands near three-month highU.S. Treasury yields ended mostly flat Tuesday after a speech by President Donald Trump in New York rehashed his disapproval of the Federal Reserve’s measured approach to interest rate cuts, but disappointed in terms of offering concrete details on the state of trade discussions
11:33 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump says U.S.-China deal could happen soon and speaks at New York fundraiser Stocks finish mostly higher after Trump economic speech President Donald Trump on Tuesday called a U.S.-China trade deal close, as he also spoke at a fundraiser in New York.
7:54 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend strengthens: S&P 500 sustains breakout amid market rotation Focus: Crude oil challenges 200-day average, Transports digest November breakout, USO, IYT, AVGO, CRUS, AZN, WIFITechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ already-bullish bigger-picture backdrop continues to strengthen amid market rotation, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:04 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend strengthens: S&P 500 sustains breakout amid market rotation Focus: Crude oil challenges 200-day average, Transports digest November breakout, USO, IYT, AVGO, CRUS, AZN, WIFITechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ already-bullish bigger-picture backdrop continues to strengthen. On a headline basis, each big three benchmark has staged a decisive November breakout — confirming its uptrend — and has since flatlined, signaling still muted selling pressure amid healthy market rotation.
6:44 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Here’s what may drive stocks even higher (hint: not the trade war or the Fed) 2019’s low bar could make earnings look much better next year says, DataTrekMediocre corporate earnings throughout 2019 means 2020 will look better by comparison.
4:47 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Don’t let the headlines scare you into cash, says UBS portfolio manager Critical information for the U.S. trading dayIf political headlines are making you sweat these days, then it is time to start focusing on the data, and it looks good, says a senior portfolio manager at UBS.
6:49 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend pauses: U.S. benchmarks pull in (modestly) from record highs Focus: Health care sector sustains November breakout, UPS tags 21-month high, XLV, UPS, SNE, NUE, ARWRU.S. stocks are lower early Monday, pressured after the U.S. tempered trade-progress expectations, and with the bond markets closed for Veterans Day. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 is digesting a decisive November breakout, a rally punctuated by three straight record closes to conclude last week.
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