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Congress just passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to address the growing economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Included are direct payments to many Americans. Individuals are eligible for up to $1,200 and couples would receive up to $2,400 — plus $500 per child. But the payments would start phasing out for individuals with […]

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Coronavirus Shows Cash Is King, Even for Biggest U.S. Companies

The fast-spreading coronavirus has prompted even the biggest U.S. companies to cut their spending and bolster their balance sheets, proving once again how cash is king, especially in times of crisis. After a decadelong U.S. economic expansion, not every company has entered this crisis with the same cash cushion. Apple Inc. ended the year with […]

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Deal Reached On $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

Lawmakers and the Trump administration reached an agreement on an estimated $2 trillion stimulus package aimed at shielding the U.S. economy from the worst consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The legislation, which congressional officials were set to continue to write throughout the early morning Wednesday, will provide direct financial checks to many Americans, drastically expand […]

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Financial Markets: European Shares Jump Again On Stimulus Bump

European shares rose on Wednesday following a strong rally in the previous session, as investors bet on unprecedented stimulus measures to ease the economic pain on businesses and households from the coronavirus pandemic. The pan-European STOXX 600 index (STOXX) was up 2.1% at 0804 GMT, with energy (SXEP), industrials (SXNP), financials (SXFP) and miners (SXPP) […]

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Stocks Rebounded Aggressively From A Three-Year Low

Stocks rebounded aggressively from a three-year low Tuesday as traders hoped U.S. lawmakers were close to an agreement on a stimulus bill to rescue the economy from the damage caused by the coronavirus. Today Stock Market News Economic Indicators Business Commodities Insights The Dow soared more than 1,600 points, or 8.7%. The S&P 500 gained […]

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U.S. Futures And Global Equities Rise After Fed Move

U.S. stock-index futures and global equities rose after the Federal Reserve stepped up its assistance to the American economy, saying it would back lending to businesses and buy essentially unlimited amounts of government debt. S&P 500 futures gained more than 3% in early afternoon trading on Tuesday in Hong Kong, suggesting U.S. shares could rise […]

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Financial Markets – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

This week market watchers will be looking at economic data releases for early indications of the scale of the impact from the coronavirus pandemic, but the main focus will continue to be on the response from governments and central banks who are ramping up stimulus measures amid market fears over whether steps announced so far […]

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Airbnb Racks Up Hundreds Of Millions In Losses Due To Coronavirus

Airbnb Inc. wrestles with escalating losses due to the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its global business. The pandemic has thrown into disarray Airbnb’s plans to go public this year, and the company’s board and investors are divided over the best path forward, according to people familiar with the matter. The San Francisco-based […]

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These Five Warning Signs Highlight Virus’s Rapid Economic Impact

The economic losses from the coronavirus have transitioned from hints of serious difficulties just a week ago to a devastating stoppage at countless U.S. restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, gyms and other service providers, with millions of employees now idled. While still largely invisible in the mostly dated official economic data, the destruction is clear in […]

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Coronavirus Deaths Top 10,000 Globally

The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus world-wide doubled in a week to more than 10,000 on Friday. Deaths from the pneumonia-causing pathogen have more than quadrupled in the U.S. over the past week to 205, while confirmed infections in the country have surged to 14,250 from around 1,700 on March 13. The majority […]

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Goldman: U.S. Measures Could Support Oil Prices Near Term

Supply restraint by core-OPEC producers could push second-quarter Brent oil prices up to $30 a barrel, while U.S. measures to support the market could underpin prices in the near term, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) said in a research note. Citing Wall Street Journal reports that the United States was considering intervening in the ongoing Saudi-Russian price […]

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Stock Market Today: Technology Sector Leads A Turnaround

Stocks turned higher Thursday, erasing losses from earlier in the day as sharp gains in tech shares led to a turnaround. The Dow was up more than 400 points, or 2.1%. The S&P 500 was up 1.5%, while the Nasdaq outperformed with a 3.2% surge. Shares of Netflix and Facebook rose 7.6% and 5.8%, respectively. […]

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World Leaders Rush In To Shore Up Panic-Hit Global Financial System

World leaders raced to shore up panic-stricken global markets on Thursday, pouring liquidity into the financial system as investors everywhere dumped assets, switching to dollars in cash amid the escalating coronavirus pandemic. Policymakers in the United States, Europe and Asia resorted to emergency action as the pandemic left their economies virtually comatose, with quarantined consumers, […]

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Coronavirus Infections Pass 200,000 Globally, Death Toll Tops 8,000

The rapid increase in world-wide cases reflects, in part, how people in many countries were unwittingly transmitting the respiratory virus before governments grasped the scale of the problem. There were more than 205,000 confirmed cases of the disease known as Covid-19 on Wednesday, with infections outside of mainland China—where the epidemic began—now above 124,000, according […]

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Financial Markets Tumbles Again On Recession Fears

Trading in U.S. stock was again suspended almost immediately after the opening on Wednesday, after another huge wave of selling driven by fears of a coronavirus-induced recession. By 10 AM ET (1400 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 980 points, or 4.6% at 20,257 points, having tried and failed to break through the […]

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Amazon Stops Receiving Nonessential Products From Sellers

Amazon is suspending sellers from sending nonessential products to its U.S. and U.K. warehouses until April 5 in the latest move to free up inventory space for much-needed supplies that are in shortage as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. In a note sent to sellers Tuesday, Amazon said it is seeing increasing online shopping […]

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Traders Bet On Falling ‘Fear Gauge’

The volatility gauge tends to rise when markets fall and investors reach for stock protection through the options market. The VIX climbed to 82.69 Monday, topping its high of about 80 in 2008. After the financial crisis, trading derivatives tied to the VIX took off as people sought to profit from its swings. Create Apps […]

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Euro 2020 Football Tournament Set To Be Postponed

Uefa, European football’s governing body, will on Tuesday postpone this summer’s Euro 2020 Championships as the flagship tournament becomes the latest casualty of the coronavirus outbreak that has upended the global sporting calendar. The tournament will be delayed in an effort to allow the continent’s domestic leagues to finish their seasons and avoid multibillion-euro hits […]

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European Union Ban Entry All Schengen Area Borders

The European countries have discussed today the idea of introducing a ban on entry to the 26-state Schengen passport-free travel zone, which would cover all non-essential visits from third countries, with exemptions including for citizens of the Schengen area, people familiar with the work. The proposal was announced by the President of the EU Commission […]

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Emergency Measures Taken By The Federal Reserve May Not Be Enough To Ward Off A Coronavirus-Induced Great Recession

The decline underscores the level of worry among investors since the coronavirus pandemic escalated and disrupted supply chains, sidelined workers and infected tens of thousands of people. To combat the potential economic fallout, central banks and governments have put in place various stimulus measures. Those efforts, so far, have yet to stem the selloff. The […]

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Wall Street Sees Worst Drop Since 1987

U.S. stock markets fell the most since 1987 in early trading on Monday, having been suspended, limit down, almost immediately after trading started, as the shutdown of increasing swathes of public life in the U.S. brought home the scale of the coronavirus outbreak. By 9:50 AM ET (1350 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was […]

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Oil’s Spectacular Collapse Continues

Oil prices extended the gloom on Monday after a Saudi-Russian price war and an equities meltdown sparked by the coronavirus pandemic saw their biggest weekly losses in more than a decade. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) briefly fell below $30 a barrel, or 5.5 percent, in morning Asian trade before regaining its footing. Day […]

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Rescue Bids By Fed Fail To Calm Panicky Markets

Stock markets were routed and the dollar stumbled on Monday after the Federal Reserve slashed interest rates in an emergency move and its major peers offered cheap U.S. dollars to ease a ruinous logjam in global lending markets. European markets were also poised to open sharply lower, with EUROSTOXX 50 futures down 3.4% and FTSE […]

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Financial Markets – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

After a week that saw global stock markets crash with the coronavirus outbreak ending a years-long bull run global central banks will be under more pressure to act in order to maintain the flow of support for economies and for those most hard hit by the virus. The Federal Reserve is expected to slash its […]

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Investors Prepare For More Market Swings As Virus Spreads

With one of Wall Street‘s wildest weeks in recent memory now in the history books, investors are bracing for more uncertainty and big market swings ahead. Overwhelmingly, caution remains the watchword for investors and analysts reeling from a week that saw all three U.S. exchanges confirm bear markets, oil prices plummet to multiyear lows and […]

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Coronavirus Measures Put New Limits on Daily Life

Governments have imposed a series of measures to limit gatherings of large numbers of people in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed 5,829 and infected 156,169 since emerging late last year in China, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Coronavirus: What is it and how to protect […]

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Aramco Profits Plunge

Saudi Aramco on Sunday said it plans to cut capital spending in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, and also posted a plunge in profit for last year, missing forecasts in its first earnings announcement as a listed company. Oil, God and Gold: The Story of Aramco and the Saudi Kings Saudi Arabia‘s decision last […]

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American Airlines Cutting International Flights By 75%

American Airlines Inc said Saturday it plans to cut 75% of its international flights through May 6 and ground nearly all its widebody fleet, as airlines respond to the global collapse in travel demand due to the coronavirus pandemic. American Airlines Magazines The dramatic announcement by the largest U.S. airline came hours after the White […]

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Apple Closes All Its Stores

Apple said the stores would be closed until March 27 in light of the worsening spread of the virus, which according to figures from Johns Hopkins University has killed 5,429 and infected 145,369. Hourly workers will continue to be paid, and workers across the company will be allowed to work remotely if their jobs permit […]

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How A Virus Upended The World Economy

The virulent invader, which swept through Asia and Europe, is leading many U.S. businesses to hoard cash, pare spending and rethink how they operate without knowing how long the troubles will last. Some that lost business may never get that revenue back. Thinner profit margins and a focus on cost cutting mean some firms may […]

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U.S. Stocks Extend Losses After Trading Halt

The global market selloff that plunged U.S. stocks into a bear market continued at a furious pace Thursday, as investors absorbed news of a travel ban between the U.S. and Europe and fear over the impact of coronavirus continued. The S&P 500 shed 7% shortly after the opening bell, plunging the index into bear market […]

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World Health Organization Declares COVID-19 a ‘Pandemic’

◊ Coronavirus Declared Global Pandemic ◊ U.S. stocks headed back towards lows Wednesday as investors awaited further details on stimulus measures proposed by the White House to curb the impact of the novel coronavirus, which has become a pandemic, according to the the World Health Organization. The S&P 500 slipped 3.91%, Nasdaq Composite lost 3.58% […]

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Financial Markets – Volatility Increases

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 822 points, or 3.3%. The S&P 500 fell 3.1%, and the Nasdaq Composite lost 2.7%. The declines continued a volatile week that saw stocks plunge Monday only to recover much of their losses Tuesday. A closely watched measure of turbulence in U.S. stocks, the Cboe Volatility Index, was hovering […]

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Financial Markets Buffeted Again By Virus Concerns

U.S. stock futures, world shares and Treasury yields all headed lower on Wednesday, pointing to sustained doubts about the ability of governments and central banks to combat the economic headwinds caused by the novel coronavirus. The fresh downdraft in Asian trading hours followed two tumultuous days marked by a violent global selloff and a sharp […]

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Warren Buffett Is Still Bullish On Stocks And The Long-Term Market

The Oracle of Omaha is still bullish on stocks and the long-term market. The recent coronavirus-related volatility in the stock market was enough to rattle even the most confident market bull. However, beloved investing guru and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett is always around to deliver his textbook calm, pragmatic advice and reassurance […]

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International Markets Regained Ground After The Worst Day In 12 Years

International markets regained ground after Monday’s bruising selloff, with American stock futures gaining 2.6%, as investors welcomed the prospect of new U.S. tax cuts and other measures to counter the economic pain caused by the coronavirus. President Trump said Monday his administration would discuss several proposals with Congress, including a possible payroll-tax cut and help […]

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Virus Fears Push Stocks Closer To A Bear Market

The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its worst decline since 2008 and at one point came within 65 points of touching a bear market. For the day, the Dow sank 2,013.76 points, or 7.8%, to 23851.02. It was the first time the Dow lost more than 2,000 points in a session. The S&P 500 fell […]

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Bull Market Is Over …

“The 11-year bull market is over,” said Peter Cecchini, the chief market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, noting that it isn’t just about an official 20% drop. Mr. Cecchini said central banks suppressed interest rates over the years, and that became a big narrative investors used to justify buying stocks. Meanwhile, signs have emerged that global […]

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Coronavirus Cases Outside China Tripled In Past Week

There were 29,306 cases outside mainland China, versus around 10,000 a week ago. The U.S. tally rose to 554 cases, with 21 deaths. The world-wide death toll stood at 3,825—the bulk of it in China, especially in the central city of Wuhan, which first reported the pneumonia-causing virus in December. Italy has the second-highest number […]

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Global Markets In Turmoil As Oil Plunges

Oil plunged more than 25%, 10-year Treasury yields dipped below 0.4%, stocks dropped, and currencies swung as the prospect of an energy glut ratcheted up turmoil across markets world-wide. Investors are responding to Saudi Arabia’s decision over the weekend to cut most of its oil prices and boost output, despite existing threats to demand from […]

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Financial Markets – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

All eyes will be on the European Central Bank this week as global central bankers try to respond to the economic risk posed by the coronavirus threat. The ECB, which meets on Thursday, has less room to act than the Federal Reserve but market watchers still see a good chance of a rate cut. The […]

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Coronavirus: The Italian Government Is Locking Down 17 Million People

A decree from the Italian Prime Minister’s office says people living in Lombardy, where Milan is the capital, and the named provinces in Lombardy’s nearby regions must “absolutely avoid any movement into and out of the areas.” Police, emergency services and if needed the army will be available to enforce the quarantine. People violating the […]

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COVID-19 Risk Rises For U.S. And Global Economies

Financial markets and economic forecasters are warning of rising risks for the U.S. and global economy, which were improving before the novel coronavirus spread from China around the world. Discover 7 Ways to Create a Sustainable, Passive Income for Life A buoyant U.S. job market had fueled strong consumer spending and cushioned the economy through […]

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Berkshire Hathaway Backs Away From Canadian Gas Project

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has backed out of financing a major gas project in the Canadian province of Quebec, prompting worries that international investors are increasingly shunning the country after protests over another energy project. Warren Buffett’s conglomerate pulled out of providing roughly 4 billion Canadian dollars ($2.99 billion) in equity financing for the Énergie Saguenay […]

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Most Reliable Online Broker In 2020

What is the best stock trading platform for 2020? ….  How To Choose The Most Reliable Online Broker in 2020 … To evaluate brokers, you should look at the following factors: >>> Commissions >>> Account Minimum >>> Account Fees >>> Your Trading Style and Tech Needs >>> Promotions Look at commissions on the investments you’ll […]

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China January-February Exports Tumble

China’s exports contracted sharply in the first two months of the year, and imports slowed, as the health crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak caused massive disruptions to business operations, global supply chains and economic activity. The gloomy trade report is likely to reinforce fears that China’s economic growth halved in the first quarter to […]

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Financial Markets – Investors Retreat From Stocks

Investors continued to pile into safe-haven assets Friday, pushing the yield on long-term U.S. government bonds to unprecedented levels and setting gold up for its best week in over a decade. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury sank below 0.8% for the first time. Stock futures also retreated, with contracts linked to the Dow […]

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OPEC Agrees To Drastic Oil Cuts

The plan approved Thursday by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries would involve production cuts of 1 million barrels a day through the end of June to be shared among its 13 member nations. It also calls for another 500,000 barrels of daily cuts to be divided among the cartel’s 10 Russia-led oil-producing allies. […]

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Coronavirus Fears Hammer Europe’s Tourism Industry

The long line to get into St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome is gone. The coronavirus outbreak in Europe is scaring away travelers and hammering tourism just as the high season is getting under way. Thousands of people have canceled their trips to the region since the disease began to spread in Italy last month, drying […]

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U.S. Index Futures Drop With Investors Weighing Virus Threat

U.S. equity-index futures extended drops as investors weighed whether global efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be enough to soften its economic impact. S&P 500 index futures contracts expiring in March slid 1.3% at 8:50 a.m. in London. Contracts dropped 1.2% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and 1.1% for the Nasdaq 100. In […]

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Australian Economic Growth Picks Up But Outlook Cloudy On Virus Fears

Australia’s economy expanded by more than expected last quarter, erasing the risk of a recession even as raging bushfires and the coronavirus crisis wreaked havoc with tourism and travel at the start of the new year. Wednesday’s data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed the A$2 trillion ($1.3 trillion) economy accelerated by 0.5% […]

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Wall Street Tries To Recover From Massive Sell-Off

Stocks rose sharply on Monday in volatile trading as Wall Street attempted to pare losses incurred during the worst week since the financial crisis amid fears of the coronavirus outbreak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 576 points higher, or 2.3%. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 2% each. “The market has been […]

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China Economy Seen in Deeper Contraction on Factory Drop

China’s economy could be heading for a worse-than-expected first-quarter contraction after the country’s manufacturing sector reported activity at a record low in February due to the coronavirus outbreak. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index plunged to 35.7 in February from 50 the previous month, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Saturday. […]

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Global Markets – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

The week will start after Saturday’s data showing a record contraction in China’s manufacturing and service sectors because of the coronavirus outbreak, underlining the extent of the potential impact on the broader global economy. Discover 7 Ways to Create a Sustainable, Passive Income for Life – By Robert Kiyosaki. Investors will also be closely watching […]

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China Makes Bad Loans Disappear as Virus Pummels Banks

Chinese banks are taking extraordinary measures to avoid recognizing bad loans, seeking to shield themselves and cash-strapped borrowers from the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak. Some of the measures, which include rolling over loans to companies at risk of missing payment deadlines and relaxing guidelines on how to categorize overdue debt, have the explicit […]

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Wall Street Slips Into Correction Territory

Wall Street‘s main indexes fell for the sixth straight session and slipped into correction territory on Thursday, as the rapid spread of the coronavirus outside China intensified fears about the hit to economic growth and corporate earnings. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq are now more than 10% below their intraday record highs hit on Feb. […]

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Discover 7 Ways to Create a Sustainable, Passive Income for Life – By Robert Kiyosaki. Wouldn’t it be nice if money grew on trees? Although you’ll never find dollar bills sprouting from your favorite oak tree, you can uncover money in other places. By spending some time dissecting your spending habits and scrutinizing your expenses, […]

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Pandemic Fears Pummel Stocks

Stocks sunk deeper into the red on Thursday, oil prices fell and U.S. Treasuries rallied into record territory as more signs of the global spread of the coronavirus heightened fears of a pandemic. Global markets have dropped for six straight days, wiping out more than $3.6 trillion in value. Much remains unknown about the virus […]

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Today’s Stock Market News – Oil Prices Fell On Monday

Oil Steadied Above $56 A Barrel After Two Days Of Declines

Oil steadied above $56 a barrel on Tuesday after two days of declines as OPEC output cuts and Libyan supply losses balanced concerns about the spread of the coronavirus and its impact on oil demand. Crude fell almost 4% on Monday, with other commodities also reporting losses while U.S. and European equities suffered their steepest […]

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European Shares Steady As Selling Pressure Eases

European shares bounced back on Tuesday after recording their worst losses since June 2016 in the previous session, with investors assessing the economic hit of a coronavirus outbreak that has spread far beyond China. Markets across the globe attempted to stabilize, with the pan-European STOXX 600 index (STOXX) rising 0.6%. After a 5.4% tumble on […]

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Moderna Inc. Ships First Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine For Human Tests

Drugmaker Moderna Inc. has shipped the first batch of its rapidly developed coronavirus vaccine to U.S. government researchers, who will launch the first human tests of whether the experimental shot could help suppress the epidemic originating in China. Moderna on Monday sent vaccine vials from its Norwood, Mass., manufacturing plant to the National Institute of Allergy […]

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Pandemic Fears Grip Wall Street

Wall Street plunged into the red in early trading Monday as a spike in the number of Covid-19 virus cases confirmed outside of China pushed money out of riskier investments. The Dow dove 905.27 points, or 3.12%, to 28,087.04 at 9:35 AM ET (14:35 GMT) and the S&P 500 fell 93.63, or 2.8%, to 3,245.62. […]

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Shares Drop, Gold Surges As Investors Scurry For Safety

Global shares and oil slid on Monday while safe-haven gold surged as the spread of the coronavirus outside China darkened the outlook for world growth with infections and deaths rising in South Korea, Italy and the Middle East. The large spike in Italian cases has especially rattled investors on concerns about the potential for the […]

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Financial Markets – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

While China is slowly getting back to normal, fears over the economic fallout from the spread of coronavirus beyond its borders remain to the fore, so remarks by central bank officials from the U.S. and Europe will be watched for their outlook on the global economy. It’s a quiet week for data with durable goods […]

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Stock Trading: 3 Things Under The Radar This Week

Financial markets found themselves at the mercy of coronavirus headlines once again this week. But digging deeper in some market-moving events, the U.S. dollar saw a swift change of its narrative as weekly trading came to a close. Amusement park icon Six Flags admitted that its thrill-ride business needs a major rethink. And Hong Kong […]

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Is It Too Late To Invest In The Soaring Stock Market?

The Dow and Nasdaq are both approaching splashy numerical milestones. The Dow is about 2% away from topping 30,000 while the Nasdaq is less than 2% from 10,000 after hitting a new record high on Wednesday. So is it finally time for investors to bail on stocks? It’s only natural for people to start worrying […]

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30-Year Treasury Yield Drops To All-Time Low Of 1.89%

The 30-year Treasury yield plunged to a record low on Friday as the coronavirus outbreak intensified fears about slowing global economic growth and caused investors to crowd into bonds. A weak reading on the U.S. services economy also helped send yields lower. Make Money Fast Today The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond dropped about […]

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Bank of America warns negative U.S. rates could hurt operations

Bank of America Corp cited the possibility of negative interest rates in the United States as a business risk for the first time in a filing on Wednesday. The unconventional policy measure has been a talking point for President Donald Trump, who has critiqued the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates earlier in his presidency. […]

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Futures Rise on China Stimulus Hopes

U.S. stock index futures advanced on Wednesday as signs of slowing coronavirus infections and expectations that China would take more steps to bolster its virus-hit economy helped investors return to equities after Apple’s sales warning. The number of new coronavirus cases dropped in mainland China, helping world stocks rise, although global health officials cautioned it […]

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U.K. Inflation Accelerates to Its Fastest Pace in Six Months

U.K. inflation picked up for the first time in six months, boosted by the cost of energy, motor fuel and air fares. Consumer prices rose a stronger-than-forecast 1.8% in January from a year earlier, the fastest since July, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday. Core inflation picked up to 1.6%. The pound erased a […]

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Intesa Sanpaolo launches €4.9bn bid to buy UBI Banca

START TRADING NOW OR TRY A FREE DEMO ACCOUNT Intesa Sanpaolo launches €4.9bn bid to buy UBI Banca < Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy’s biggest domestic lender, has launched a €4.86bn ($5.26bn) takeover bid for its rival UBI Banca in an audacious attempt to kick-start consolidation in Italy’s fragmented banking sector. Just before midnight on Monday local […]

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JPMorgan Says Record Highs in European Stocks Can Last and Widen

European equities are trading at fresh record highs, and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) & Co. strategists say the rally can go on and even expand to markets that have been left behind. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed at a historical peak last week after earnings optimism outweighed spreading coronavirus fears. To JPMorgan strategists, the fact […]

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Alstom Confirms Talks On Potential $7 Billion Bombardier Deal

French train maker Alstom (PA:ALSO) has confirmed it is in talks on the possible acquisition of the train business of Canada’s Bombardier (TO:BBDb), a potential $7 billion deal that could help it build scale in the increasingly competitive rail sector. A deal could be important for Alstom, maker of the TGV bullet trains which speed […]

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Stock Market: 3 Things Under The Radar This Week

Attention remained on China and the coronavirus this week as stocks and commodities swung on differing reports of the numbers of new cases. Among those headlines and another busy week of earnings, investors may have missed a potential opportunity in the luxury sector, with Wall Street expressing confidence in an Italian-French conglomerate. While Fed chief […]

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OPEC Wants To Raise Oil Prices

◊ OPEC and Oil Prices News ◊ ⇑⇓ StockMarketNews.Today ⇓⇑ The coronavirus outbreak has interrupted economic activity in China with entire cities on lockdown and travel restrictions putting a huge dent in demand for oil. Quite how much this will hit crude demand is unclear — but Chinese energy executives have said oil consumption in […]

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Stock Market – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

◊ Stock Market News This Week ◊ ⇑⇓ StockMarketNews.Today ⇓⇑ Coronavirus headlines could hang over the market in the coming week, as China reported an additional 89 deaths on Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths in the mainland to 811. The global death toll from the new coronavirus is now at 813, higher than […]

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Day Trading: 3 Things Under The Radar This Week

◊ Day Trading News ◊ ⇑⇓ StockMarketNews.Today ⇓⇑ Although closing Friday on a down note, stocks rallied sharply this week as the coronavirus, earnings and employment data took most of investors’ attention (along with the wild swings in Tesla). But among things that may have gone overlooked, two U.K. companies that could be surfing the […]

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Turmoil In Global Gas Market

◊ Natural Gas News China ◊ ⇑⇓ StockMarketNews.Today ⇓⇑ Chinese importers threatening to cancel up to 70 per cent of seaborne imports in February as demand collapses and companies struggle to staff ports. The move by China, the world’s second-largest importer of liquefied natural gas, has sent prices to their lowest level on record and […]

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Tesla Resume Production In Shanghai

◊ Tesla Production In Shanghai ◊ ⇑⇓ StockMarketNews.Today ⇓⇑ U.S. electric carmaker Tesla‘s factory in China’s financial hub of Shanghai will resume production on Feb. 10 with assistance to help it cope with a spreading epidemic of coronavirus, a Shanghai government official said on Saturday. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic […]

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Wall Street Slips After Jobs Report

◊ Stock Market News Jobs Report ◊ StockMarketNews.Today Wall Street pulled back from record levels on Friday, as investors assessed the U.S. employment report that showed jobs growth accelerated in January but included a downward revision to some previous numbers. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 225,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department’s data showed, much higher […]

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Amazon Says It Will Create 15,000 Jobs In Bellevue

StockMarketNews.Today — Amazon said it expects to bring the 15,000 jobs to Bellevue over the next few years. More than 2,000 employees currently work in Bellevue, and the company has about 700 job openings in the city. The company opened its first office building in Bellevue in 2017. The city is also where Amazon got […]

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German Industry Output Suffers Biggest Slump Since 2009

Stock Market News — German industrial output registered its biggest drop in more than a decade in December, highlighting the weakness of the manufacturing sector that is dragging on overall growth in Europe‘s largest economy. Industrial production tumbled by 3.5% on the month, undershooting expectations for a 0.2% fall, figures released by the Statistics Office […]

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China Cuts U.S. Import Tariffs

Global stocks extended their recovery on Thursday, cheered by record closes in Wall Street benchmarks following encouraging economic data, and after China announced a cut in tariffs on some imported goods from the United States. The tariff relief added to hopes the global economy may be able to avoid a major shock from China’s rapidly-spreading […]

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