Apple Revenue Rises

◊ Apple Stock Rises ◊ Apple Inc. reported revenue rose 1.8% in the September quarter to $64.04 billion behind a rise in sales of wearables and services such as apps, streaming-music subscriptions and mobile payments. Those gains helped offset a 9.2% decline in iPhone sales during the period. Profit fell 3% to $13.69 billion. That […]

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Fca-Psa Merger – Talks in Progress

◊ Fca Psa Merger Talks ◊ Sometimes they come back. Fca has resumed flirting with the French group Psa. After the rumors of ongoing contacts between the two groups, an official note confirms ongoing negotiations. Fiat Chrysler shares rose sharply after news of the talks and ended up more than 7.5% in U.S. trading. Investors […]

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EIA: Oil Markets Could Face Oversupply in 2020

◊ Oil Markets ◊ Oil markets are expected to face excess supplies in 2020 due to a production boost amid weak demand growth, the director for energy markets and security at the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. “Overall, we will continue to see a well supplied market in 2020,” said Keisuke Sadamori at the Singapore […]

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S&P 500 Hits a New High

◊ S&P 500 New Record high ◊ The S&P 500 set a new intraday high Monday to kick off a busy week featuring a flurry of corporate earnings, a Federal Reserve meeting and the October jobs report. The index climbed 0.6% to 3039.91, passing its previous record of 3027.98 from July 26. The Dow Jones […]

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Amazon Shares Fall 7%

◊ Amazon Stock Market News Today ◊ Amazon shares fell 7%, as revenue growth for the company’s lucrative cloud computing business slowed down in the third quarter, missing analysts’ estimates. Amazon beat expectations on overall third-quarter revenue, posting a sales rise of 24% to $70 billion. The news underscores the big investment Amazon is making […]

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Tesla Surprising Profit

◊ Tesla Stock Market News ◊ Tesla’s shares climbed 20% in after-hours trading. “We were able to make great strides in controlling our costs,” Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a call with analysts Wednesday. “Our operating cost is now the lowest level since Model 3 production started.” The company said trial production of its […]

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Boeing Profit Plunges

◊ Boeing Stock News Today ◊ Boeing cut production of its flagship Dreamliner and delayed the arrival of a successor to its 777 mini-jumbo Wednesday, piling new pressures on a rejigged senior management team as the continued safety grounding of its 737 MAX sliced third quarter profits. The world’s largest plane maker said it was […]

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SoftBank to Take Control of WeWork

◊ SoftBank Buy WeWork ◊ SoftBank Group Corp. won approval from WeWork’s board to take control of the troubled co-working startup, in a deal that would hand co-founder Adam Neumann nearly $1.7 billion and sever most of his ties with the company. WeWork, in danger of running out of cash in the coming weeks, chose […]

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Erdogan Seeks Putin’s Support

◊ Erdogan and Putin Meeting ◊ Turkish President Erdogan met with his Russian counterpart to discuss dividing influence in Syria as U.S. troops pull out and a five-day halt to a Turkish offensive comes to an end, with both Ankara and Moscow seeking to capitalize on a rebalancing of power in the region. Ahead of […]

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Week Ahead: Brexit Deal Failure Will Rattle Markets

◊ The Week Ahead in Business and Finance ◊ The Week Ahead – Stock Markets All times listed are EDT. Sunday 21:30: China – PBoC Interest Rate Decision Monday 20:30: Australia – RBA Meeting Minutes: expected to provide additional insights into current—and possibly future—Aussie interest rate policy. Tuesday 8:30: Canada – Core Retail Sales: anticipated […]

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Strong Economy??? … Why Are So Many Workers on Strike?

How strong is the us economy today?… Even as the economy rides a 10-year winning streak, tens of thousands of workers across the country, from General Motors employees to teachers in Chicago, are striking to win better wages and benefits. But, according to those on strike, the strong growth is precisely the point. Autoworkers, teachers […]

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How To Start Trading Today

How To Start Trading Online Stock markets attract speculative capital, with most throwing money at securities without understanding why prices move higher or lower. Instead, they chase hot tips, make binary bets and sit at the feet of gurus, letting them make buy and sell decisions that make no sense. A better path is to learn how to trade the markets with skill […]

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Coca-Cola Sales Rise

The company’s sales rose in large part thanks to variations on its namesake cola—including some that contain less sugar. A diet version called Coke Zero Sugar has grown 14% by volume globally so far this year, Mr. Quincey said. And unit sales of the company’s 7.5 oz “mini cans” have increased 15% this year in […]

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SEC Seeks Ideas For Improving Trading in Small-Cap Stocks

Regulators are looking for ways to make the U.S. stock market a better place for trading shares in small- and medium-size companies. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday asked stock exchanges and other firms to submit proposals on how to improve the markets for thinly traded securities. The call for fresh ideas is the […]

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U.S. Futures Point To Mixed Open

U.S. stock index futures were mixed Thursday morning. At around 04:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 5 points, indicating a negative open of more than 6 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were slightly higher. The moves in pre-market trade come amid heightened concerns about the health of the world’s largest economy. On Wednesday, […]

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Commodity Market Insights

Prospects for a “mini” trade deal between the U.S. and China leading to further progress have lifted agricultural commodities, taken the wind out of gold and left energy markets unimpressed. Energy CRUDE OIL prices fell for the first time in four days yesterday despite the announcement of the first steps in a trade deal at […]

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Trade Deal: China Wants More Talks Before Signing

China wants further talks as soon as the end of October to hammer out the details of the “phase one” trade deal touted by Donald Trump before Xi Jinping agrees to sign it. China 50 Index Live Beijing may send a delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He, China’s top negotiator, to finalize a written […]

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China’s Imports And Exports Fell More Than Expected

China’s import and export data for September came in worse than expected. In U.S. dollar terms, China’s exports fell 3.2% in September from a year ago, while imports dropped 8.5% during the same period, according to Reuters. Economists polled by Reuters had expected Chinese exports denominated in the U.S. dollar to fall by 3% and […]

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China’s Economic Slowdown

China’s economy keeps flashing warning signs that it is losing steam—but, unlike past episodes, Beijing isn’t likely to stoke the fires to boost growth. The world’s second-largest economy, battered by a trade war with the U.S., is experiencing a slowdown that is more broad-based than any it has faced since the global financial crisis. This […]

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Apple Shares Hit New Record

Apple shares rose to an all-time high on Friday, returning to record levels. The stock rose as much as 1.6%, touching a new intraday peak of $233.82 at 9:58 a.m. in New York, exceeding the prior high set approximately 53 weeks ago. How To Buy And Sell Apple Shares The record is the culmination of […]

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Dow Jumps More Than 400 Points

Dow was up more than 400 points, while the S&P 500 rose 1.5% and the Nasdaq jumped 1.7%. The gains put the Dow and S&P 500 on track to snap a three-week losing streak. Big tech shares such as Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet all gained more than 1%. Bank stocks also gained […]

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Oil Jumps as Iran Tanker Blast

Oil jumped back above $60 a barrel after a reported explosion on an Iranian tanker. Futures jumped by almost $1 a barrel after the Islamic Republic News Agency reported a National Iranian Oil Company tanker caught fire after a blast, taking the day’s gains to more than 2%. Prices were already higher after U.S. President Donald […]

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Trump: ‘Big Day of Negotiations With China’

Donald Trump said he’s meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Friday, fueling optimism about a positive outcome from this week’s high-level trade talks. “Big day of negotiations with China. They want to make a deal, but do I? I meet with the Vice Premier tomorrow at The White House,” Trump said in a […]

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Alibaba to Stop Sales of E-Cigarettes to U.S. Buyers

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is suspending sales of e-cigarettes and accessories to buyers in the U.S., citing concerns about underage vaping and a mysterious lung illness that has been linked to at least 23 deaths. How to Buy and Sell Alibaba Shares A sprawling black market for vaping products has complicated efforts of U.S. health […]

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Toys R Us Launches New Website and Teams with Target

◊ Toys R Us News Today ◊ Toys R Us is back in time for the holidays, but the bankrupt retailer‘s newly launched website is more of an online experience given that consumers can’t use it to make purchases. Instead, those ready to spend money are redirected to Target, which is powering ToysRUs.com. ⇓⇑ Stock […]

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Federal Deficit For 2019 is Estimated at $984 Billion

StockMarketNews.Today — The federal budget deficit for 2019 is estimated at $984 billion, a hefty 4.7 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and the highest since 2012, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said on Monday. ⇓⇑ Stock Market Simulator ⇓⇑ The difference between federal spending and revenue has only ever exceeded $1 trillion four times, […]

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Samsung Warns Its Profit Fell 56%

StockMarketNews.Today — The South Korean technology giant said Tuesday that it expects to make an operating profit of roughly 7.7 trillion Korean won ($6.5 billion) for the quarter that ended in September, down from 17.57 trillion Korean won ($14.7 billion) for the same period a year ago. But that forecast beat the 7.1 trillion won […]

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American Railroads Are Already in Recession

® StockMarketNews.Today — This year’s railroad slump is getting worse as a slowdown in manufacturing threatens broader weakness in the U.S. economy. ⇓⇑ Stock Market Simulator ⇓⇑ There’s no bottom in sight as the decline in carloads for large U.S. railroads widened to 5.5% in the third quarter, the biggest drop in three years, according […]

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U.S. Economy: The Economic Slowdown Will Only Get Worse

◊ StockMarketNews.Today — The U.S. economy got off to a rough start this month, with various data pointing at a slowdown. Now economists are saying this trend will only get worse. How to Buy and Sell Volatility Index VIX The National Association for Business Economics said in a survey released Monday that US GDP growth […]

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Google Wants to Buy Firework

• StockMarketNews.Today — Google is weighing a deal for Firework, a free smartphone app for users to share 30-second homemade videos with strangers. Like TikTok, Firework tries to surface viral, edited videos from unlikely sources, though Firework aims for an older audience than its better-known competitor out of China that is big among teens. How […]

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Dow Jumps 250 Points After Steady Jobs Report

® StockMarketNews.Today ® — U.S. stocks rose on Friday as moderate jobs growth in September offered some relief from a spate of dismal economic data this week that has rankled markets and fueled concerns that the United States was sliding into a recession. September jobs numbers are likely to keep open the prospect that the […]

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U.S. Futures Down Ahead of Payrolls

◊ StockMarketNews.Today — U.S. stocks were indicated to open lower Friday, as the market braced for a downbeat monthly employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hiring in the U.S. economy is expected to have increased by a net 140,000 in September, up from 130,000 in August but still running at a clip well […]

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U.S. to Impose New Tariffs on EU Goods

◊ StockMarketNews.Today — The U.S. plans to swiftly impose new tariffs on $7.5 billion in aircraft, food products and other goods from the European Union. The new duties represent the most significant trade action against the EU since the Trump administration hit the bloc with steel and aluminum duties last year, and could further sour […]

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Dow Drops 300 Points … Fears of a Recession Continue

◊ StockMarketNews.Today — Stocks fell on Wednesday, adding to Wall Street’s poor start to the final quarter of 2019 as investors grapple with fears of an economic recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined by 273 points, or 1% to break below its 50-day and 100-day moving averages, two technical levels watched by traders. Dow […]

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Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Settle Ohio Opioid Lawsuits

◊ StockMarketNews.Today — Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday said it has agreed to a $20.4 million deal to avoid a coming trial accusing the company of helping spark an opioid-addiction crisis in two Ohio counties. The settlement makes J&J the fourth drugmaker to reach such a deal ahead of the trial, slated to begin later […]

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29% of Americans are Considered {Lower Class}

♦ StockMarketNews.Today — American Lower Class ♦ Nearly one-third of American households, 29%, live in “lower class” households, the Pew Research Center finds in a 2018 report. The median income of that group was $25,624 in 2016. Pew defines the lower class as adults whose annual household income is less than two-thirds the national median. […]

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Global Stocks Lifted by Hopes of More Easy Money

◊ Global Stocks – StockMarketNews.Today ◊ U.S. stock futures followed European shares higher amid hopes for continued support to the economy from central banks and governments. Futures on both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were up 0.2%. The Stoxx Europe 600 rose 0.5% in midday trade, with the U.K.’s FTSE 100 […]

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Tokyo Inflation Slows To 16-Month Low

◊ Tokyo Inflation – StockMarketNews.Today ◊ A leading indicator of Japan’s core consumer inflation slowed for a second straight month to its lowest rate in more than a year, underscoring the challenge for the central bank in hitting its 2% price target. Government data released on Friday showed core consumer prices in Tokyo, a leading […]

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Stocks To Buy Today … { October 2019 }

◊ Stocks To Buy Today – StockMarketNews.Today ◊ 1 – General Electric (GE) Once one of the most valuable and important companies in the world, industrial giant General Electric, has tumbled over the past several years. Now the company is a shell of its former self. About 20 years ago, this was a $50 stock. Today GE stock trades […]

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Conagra Brands Beats Profit Expectations

◊ Conagra Brands – Stock Market News Today ◊ Conagra Brands Inc. reported gains in snack-food and frozen-meal brands in its latest quarter but continued to face significant competition for canned products like Hunt’s tomatoes. The maker of Orville Redenbacher’s popcorn, Peter Pan peanut butter and Healthy Choice meals Thursday reported $2.39 billion in sales […]

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Philip Morris & Altria End Merger Talks

Juul Labs Inc. said Chief Executive Kevin Burns is stepping down and will be replaced by an executive at tobacco giant Altria Group Inc., which owns a 35% stake in the e-cigarette maker. The San Francisco company, which faces a potential crippling U.S. ban on most of its products, said Mr. Burns will be replaced […]

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How To Make Money Online by Investing Little Money

◊ How To Make Money Online by Investing Little Money – StockMarketNews.Today ◊ Internet offers many opportunities to make a lot of money. Whether you’re looking to make some fast cash, or you’re after long-term, more sustainable income-producing results, there are certainly ways you can make money online today. The truth is that making money […]

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5 Cheap Stocks to Buy Today { October 2019 }

5 Cheap Stocks to Buy Today { October 2019 } – StockMarketNews.Today 1 – General Electric (GE) Once one of the most valuable and important companies in the world, industrial giant General Electric, has tumbled over the past several years. Now the company is a shell of its former self. About 20 years ago, this […]

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Global Stocks Inch Up On Trade Hopes

Global Stocks – Trade Hopes – StockMarketNews.Today … — Global shares edged up on Tuesday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed U.S.-China trade talks will resume next month, but lingering concerns about slowing global growth reduced the overall appetite for riskier assets. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.1%, led […]

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Financial Markets News: Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

◊ Stock Market Today – Business & Financial News ◊ … — Upcoming appearances by Federal Reserve policymakers in the coming days will be even more closely watched by investors than usual in the wake of its second rate cut this year. In addition, investors will be focusing their attention on economic data for fresh […]

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Business News Today USA: Walmart to Stop Selling All E-Cigarettes

♦ Business News Today USA ♦ … — Walmart Inc. said it would stop carrying the devices after it winds down its current inventory of e-cigarettes. It carries a variety of e-cigarette brands, including market leader Juul. “Given the growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the […]

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Stock Market News: Airbnb Says It Plans to Go Public in 2020

Airbnb is considering several nontraditional approaches to its public offering, including a direct listing, the people said. In a direct listing, a company lists shares on a public market without raising any additional capital. Airbnb said on Thursday that it planned to go public in 2020, becoming one of the last of a generation of […]

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Australia’s Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Climbed

♦ Australian Unemployment ♦ Australia’s jobless rate unexpectedly climbed in August as the labor force swelled to a fresh record, signaling additional labor-market slack that sets the scene for further easing by the central bank. Unemployment climbed to 5.3%, the highest level in a year, and above the 5.2% forecast by economists, data from the […]

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FedEx Corporation – Shares Tumbled

Trade Online Without Risk With a Free Demo Account The shares tumbled 10% to $155.29 before the start of regular trading in New York on Wednesday. The drop wiped out FedEx’s year-to-date gain Blaming a weakening global economy, FedEx Corp. sliced its profit outlook in the latest sign that trade tensions are dragging down U.S. […]

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Boeing Co: U.S. Might Approve the 737 MAX to Fly

Boeing News Today – Stock Market News … — Boeing has said it expects the plane to be back in service, at least in some places, starting in the fourth quarter of this year, and the FAA could perform a certification flight as soon as next month. — Six months after the U.S. was the […]

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Saudi Arabia Oil Attacks Were Launched From Iran

Saudi Arabia Oil Attacks – Stock Market News — American intelligence indicates Iran was the staging ground for a debilitating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, people familiar with the discussions said Monday, as Washington and the kingdom weighed how to respond. The assessment, which the U.S. hasn’t shared publicly, comes as President Trump raised the […]

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Stock Markets: Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

♦ Top 5 Stock Market News ♦ … Oil prices will react when markets open after an attack on a key Saudi production facility, amid uncertainty over how much global supply will be disrupted. Investors are also bracing for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve this week, as well as a flurry of […]

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Gucci Sales Dropped in U.S.

◊ Gucci Stock News ◊ Gucci lost the top spot among luxury companies for social media engagement in March, according to Tribe Dynamics, and in July it reported its first quarterly drop in North American sales since early 2016. The retreat shows how luxury companies that thrive on Instagram and other social-media outlets can just […]

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10 Best Stocks to Buy { Second Half of 2019 }

< StockMarketNews.Today > … Stocks to buy in the second half 2019 … Here are 10 stocks to buy today { Second Half of 2019 } … Netflix iRobot Amazon.com Intuitive Surgical Alphabet Axon Enterprises Wayfair Facebook Constellation Brands Lululemon athletica  5 of the Best Stocks for Beginning Investors Let’s start with five that are particularly […]

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PG&E Reaches $11 Billion Settlement with Insurers over Deadly Wildfires

Deal Moves PG&E Closer to Bankruptcy Exit PG&E said it has reached an $11 billion settlement with insurance companies over wildfire claims, a significant step toward emerging from bankruptcy. The deal covers insurance carriers and hedge funds that were seeking compensation from PG&E for payouts insurers made to homeowners and businesses in connection with fires […]

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European Central Bank Launches New Bond-Buying Program

The European Central Bank (ECB) announced a massive new bond-buying program Thursday in a bid to stimulate the ailing euro zone economy. President Mario Draghi announced that the central bank would cut its main deposit rate by 10 basis points to -0.5%, in line with expectations. The ECB now expects interest rates to remain at […]

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Trump Raises Pressure on Fed

◊ StockMarketNews.Today – BUSINESS & FINANCIAL NEWS ◊ — … President Donald Trump urged the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates to a level typically reserved for recessions or periods of persistently weak growth, suggesting that such a setting could allow the government to refinance Treasury debt at a lower cost. Start Trading Now or Try […]

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Precious Metals Enjoy Resurgence in Negative-Yield World

♦ Precious Metals – Stock Market News Today ♦ … – Gold purchases by everyone from central banks to retail buyers have boosted the metal to its highest level in six years, with a coterie of famous investors now touting its role as a haven from market turmoil. Silver and platinum have outpaced all other […]

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Trade War: China & U.S. to Hold Trade Talks in October

China and the United States agreed to hold high-level trade talks in early October in Washington, China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday, amid fears that an escalating trade war could trigger a global economic recession. ◊ Easy Online Loans ◊ The announcement followed a call earlier in the day between China’s Vice Premier Liu He […]

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Top 5 Things to Know in the Stock Market on Wednesday

StockMarketNews.Today — Here are the top five things you need to know about in financial markets on Wednesday, 4th September: 1. Hong Kong leader to withdraw controversial bill Carrie Lam, the head of Hong Kong’s legislative council, will formally withdraw a controversial draft bill that was the initial spark for what has now become over […]

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Stock Market Today: U.S. Stock Futures Point Sharply Lower

U.S. stock futures pointed to a sharply lower open on Tuesday as concerns over the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war drove investors into safe haven assets. The blue-chip Dow futures shed 203 points, or 0.7% by 6:52 AM ET (10:52 GMT), S&P 500 futures were down 21 points, or 0.7%, while the Nasdaq […]

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Stock Markets: New U.S.-China Tariffs add to Global Gloom

Global stock prices fell on Monday after the United States and China imposed new tariffs on each other’s goods, reinforcing investors’ worries over slowing global growth. The E-mini futures for U.S. S&P500 (ESc1) fell as much as 1.06% in early trade and last stood down 0.39%. Japan’s Nikkei (N225) shed 0.28%. Start Trading Now or Try […]

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Investors Lose Appetite for Shale

◊ BUSINESS & FINANCIAL NEWS – STOCK MARKET NEWS TODAY ◊ … Smaller drillers, which account for sizable part of U.S. oil production, are struggling to pay off hefty debt burdens. Bankruptcies are rising in the U.S. oil patch as Wall Street’s disaffection with shale companies reverberates through the industry. Twenty-six U.S. oil-and-gas producers including Sanchez […]

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Stock Markets – Stock Rally Powers On Despite Tariff Deadline

◊ Stock Markets Today ◊ • U.S. stock futures gain • Treasury yields edge up • Tariffs to be implemented over the weekend Global stocks extended their rally on the final trading day of the month on optimism around U.S.-China trade relations, despite impending new tariffs. The Stoxx Europe 600 opened up 0.8%, with the […]

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Uk House Prices: British House Prices Rose in August

British house prices rose in August at the fastest annual pace in three months, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Friday, adding to tentative signs the housing market has picked up from its recent pre-Brexit slowdown. Start Trading Now or Try a FREE Demo Account. House prices rose 0.6% year-on-year after a 0.3% rise in July, Nationwide said. […]

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U.S. Stocks Open Higher on Hopes for Trade Talks

◊ U.S. Stocks News Today ◊ ♦ Stock Market News Today ♦ … — U.S. stocks advanced Thursday amid renewed hopes for progress in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 267 points, or 1.1%. The S&P 500 added 1%, led by gains in trade-sensitive industrial and material […]

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Apple’s Data Shows a Deepening Dependence on China

◊ Apple Stock News Today ◊ Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple Inc’s (AAPL) dependence on China, the company’s supply chain data shows, raising the stakes for the iPhone maker as U.S. President Donald Trump wages a trade war and promises more tariffs. Start Trading Now or Try a FREE Demo Account. Apple […]

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Hurricane Dorian Likely to Hit Florida

◊ Hurricane Dorian 2019 Florida ◊ ♦ Hurricane Dorian News Today ♦ … — Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to become a hurricane as it barrels toward Puerto Rico, where residents are preparing for a lashing of heavy rains and high winds that will test the island two years after Hurricane Maria’s devastation. The outer […]

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Natural-Gas: Prices in Europe and Asia Plummet to Historic Lows

 ◊ Natural Gas News Today ◊ ♦ Natural Gas – Stock Market News ♦ … — Natural-gas prices in Europe and Asia have plummeted this year to historic lows in the midst of reduced demand, the trade dispute with China and brimming storage facilities in Europe. The biggest driver of falling prices, though, has been the […]

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Stock Markets – Major Indexes Extend Rally

◊ Stock Markets News Today ◊ ♦ Stock Market News ♦ … — U.S. stocks rose Tuesday, extending their rally a second day, after the rhetoric between U.S. and Chinese officials pointed to a possible de-escalation in trade tensions. Broad gains, from fast-growing shares of technology companies to more staid businesses such as utility and financial […]

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Amgen to Buy Celgene’s Otezla for $13.4 Billion in Cash

◊ Amgen News Today ◊ ♦ Amgen Buy Otezla ♦ Stock Market News ♦ … — Amgen Inc. said it has agreed to buy Celgene Corp. ’s psoriasis treatment Otezla for $13.4 billion in cash, in a deal that would pave the way for Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. to complete its acquisition of Celgene. Amgen said Monday […]

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Trump on Trade War: China Wants To Negotiate…

◊ Trade War News ◊ ♦ Trade War Between U.S. and China ♦ Stock Market News Today ♦ … — President Donald Trump said on Monday that China is ready to come back to the negotiating table and the two countries will start talking very seriously. Speaking at the G-7 summit in Biarritz in France, Trump praised […]

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Financial Markets: Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

◊ Financial Markets Today ◊ ♦Financial Markets News ♦ Stock Market News Today ♦ … — The latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war is likely to dominate investors’ attention this week and a fresh batch of data will give markets more insight into the economic impact of the conflict. Markets will also be watching a […]

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Trump Will Hike Tariff Rates on Most Imports From China

{ Trump Raise Tariffs on Chinese Goods – Stock Market News } … President Donald Trump will hike tariff rates on most imports from China in response to the latest shots in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, he said Friday. Forum For Investors & Traders – For Beginning Investors, As Well As Experienced And […]

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Trump Orders U.S. Businesses to Find Alternative to China

{ Trade War and Tariffs – Stock Market News } … President Trump said U.S. companies were “hereby ordered” to start looking for alternatives to doing business in China after Beijing said it would impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products. “Our Country has lost, stupidly, Trillions of Dollars with China over many years,” Mr. […]

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Global Stocks Rise… All Eyes on the Fed

{ Global Stocks – Stock Market News } …  • European, Asian stocks up • U.S. Treasury yields rise… Global stocks climbed at the end of a week dominated by central-bank policy, with a closely watched speech expected from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell later in the day. The Stoxx Europe 600 opened 0.5% higher after a broadly […]

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Asian Stocks Cautious Ahead of Powell’s Speech

{ Asian Stocks – Stock Market News } … Asian shares struggled to make headway on Friday as uncertainty over how much further the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates added to investors’ worries over slowing global growth. With the U.S.-China trade war dragging on, and political tumult in Hong Kong, Italy and Britain adding to the […]

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5 Stocks To Buy Today … { September 2019 }

◊ Stocks To Buy Now … { September 2019 } ◊ { Stocks To Buy Today { September 2019 } – Stock Market News }  … best stocks to buy today 2019 are strong companies with solid underlying fundamentals, poised to prosper regardless of what the future holds. With trade wars and inverted yield curves stirring up fears once more, […]

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Italy’s Government Collapsed

{ Italy Government Crisis – Stock Market News } … Italy’s government collapsed, plunging the economically fragile country into deeper political turmoil, and triggering a scramble to form a new governing coalition to keep the increasingly popular far-right out of power. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation in a speech to the Senate on Tuesday, blaming […]

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Home Depot Cuts Sales Forecast

{ Home Depot Cuts Sales Forecast – Stock Market News } … Home Depot Inc. lowered its sales forecast as the company warned that rising material costs as well as the potential effects of tariffs on U.S. consumers could weigh on growth. The home-improvement retailer said fiscal 2019 sales growth would increase by 2.3%, down from its previous […]

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Gold Falls as Risk Appetite Grows

{ Gold Price News – Stock Market News } … The Federal Reserve’s upcoming Jackson Hole, Wyo. retreat Is expected to boost gold prices on speculation of an imminent rate cut. But creeping risk appetite in the meantime is spoiling the party for longs in the yellow metal. Spot gold, reflective of trades in bullion, was down $15.22, or […]

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Trump Wants to Buy Greenland … But Why?

{ Trump Confirms Interest in Greenland – Stock Market News } … Mr. Trump has become entranced by the idea of the U.S. buying this vast, ice-shrouded island on the roof of the world, people familiar with discussions said. President Trump on Sunday confirmed his interest in potentially purchasing Greenland, but said it wasn’t a priority. The territory’s […]

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Trump Dismisses Recession Fears

{ Recession Fears – Stock Market News } … U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United […]

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Economic Calendar: Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

{ Stock Market News – Economic Calendar } …This week investors will be watching to see how the Federal Reserve may respond to recession fears whipped up by the inversion of the Treasury yield curve. The Fed will hold its annual gathering in Jackson Hole towards the end of the week, with Chairman Jerome Powell to address […]

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{ Stock Market News Today – Investing for Beginners } … So you’ve decided to start investing?… Congratulations! Whether you’re just starting out on your own, in the middle of your career, approaching retirement age, or in the midst of your golden years, this means you’ve begun to think about your financial future… Nobody starts out […]

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How To Start Trading Stocks Online?

.• Stock Market News Today – 5 Steps to Start Trading Stocks Online • … 1. Decide if this is the right strategy for you… You might consider trading stocks if: … You’ve maxed out 401(k) matching dollars from your employer and you’ve also started investing in an IRA. Most 401(k) plans don’t allow participants to purchase […]

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Facebook Marketplace: The Dark Side of E-Commerce

• Stock Market News Today – Facebook Marketplace • … Facebook Inc. (FB) created an online flea market where users not only see all the bicycles, bird houses and BMWs for sale nearby, but also the names, profile photos and general locations of buyers and sellers. It is so popular that more than one in […]

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Best Airline ETFs To Buy Today {2019}

• StockMarketNews.Today – Stock Market News Today • What Are Airline ETFs?… Airline ETFs are exchange-traded funds that invest primarily in stocks of companies in the airline industry, which may include those involved in airline services, airliner manufacturing, air freight and logistics, airport services and related companies in the transportation industry. Like most ETFs, airline ETFs […]

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Wall Street: Strong Retail Sales Data

◊ Wall Street News ◊ • Business & Financial News – Stock Market News Today •  — U.S. stocks tried to bounce back on Thursday from a steep selloff a day earlier, as strong retails sales data and upbeat Walmart (WMT) earnings eased concerns of a recession, but mixed signals on trade and Cisco‘s dismal forecast […]

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Bond Market Recession Signal …

◊ Business & Financial News – Stock Market News Today ◊  —  Stocks plunged on Wednesday, giving back Tuesday’s solid gains, after the U.S. bond market flashed a troubling signal about the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped about 655 points or 2.3%, while the S&P 500 fell 2.3% and Nasdaq Composite declined 2.6%. […]

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U.S. Mortgage Debt Hits Record

◊ U.S. Mortgage Debt 2019 ◊ Start Trading Now or Try a FREE Demo Account ◊ Business & Financial News – Stock Market News Today ◊ — U.S. mortgage debt reached a record in the second quarter, exceeding its 2008 peak as the financial crisis unfolded. Mortgage balances rose by $162 billion in the second quarter to $9.406 […]

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German Economic Sentiment Tumbles To Lowest Level Since 2011

• German Economy – Stock Market News Today • Start Trading Now or Try a FREE Demo Account Expectations for the German economy have slumped to their lowest level since the eurozone debt crisis eight years ago amid deepening concerns over the US-China trade dispute and the potential for a chaotic UK exit from the EU. The […]

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Stocks Rally on Tariff Delay

◊ Business & Financial News – Stock Market News Today ◊ Start Trading Now or Try a FREE Demo Account Stocks, bond yields and commodities jumped Tuesday as news that the U.S. would delay some tariffs against China rekindled investors’ hopes for an eventual trade truce. The Trump administration announced it plans to delay and remove items […]

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