Stock Market News – 23 January 2020 — Airlines and passengers are on guard against a new flu-like virus that originated in Wuhan, China. Here’s an explainer on the airline industry’s response to the outbreak so far and its potential… Read More ›
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Stock Market News Today — US stocks hit records, with the S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite and Dow Jones Industrial Average each hitting all-time intraday highs soon after the open. Asian markets rebounded from the previous session’s sell-off. Hong Kong’s Hang… Read More ›
Investors have grown more concerned over the threats posed by this year’s US presidential election than the global trade war, underscoring the importance of America’s public policy as markets sit at record highs. A survey of fund managers by Bank… Read More ›
♦ Brussels Briefing ♦ Stock Market News — Stock Market Today The EU’s fiscal rules are widely disliked given their impenetrable and convoluted nature — yet it is difficult to avoid setting off political landmines somewhere in the union when… Read More ›
♦ European Stocks – U.S. Stocks ♦ Stock Market Today — U.S. stocks traded at record levels and those in Europe hit a fresh high on Friday. The region-wide Stoxx Europe 600 index rose 1 per cent for its fourth… Read More ›
♦ Tech Sector Leads Stocks Higher ♦ StockMarketNews.Today — U.S. equities rose, led by shares of technology companies, in a week expected to be dominated by the start of earnings season and the signing of a partial China trade deal…. Read More ›
Stock Market News: The U.S. and China Have Agreed to Restart Semi-Annual Talks Aimed at Resolving Economic Disputes
Today’s Stock Market News – Sunday, 12 January, 2020 ⇑⇓ Stock Market News Today ⇓⇑ — The United States and China have agreed to restart semi-annual talks aimed at resolving economic disputes between the two countries, a process abandoned at the… Read More ›
⇑⇓ STOCK MARKET NEWS TODAY — BUSINESS & FINANCIAL NEWS ⇓⇑ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday that the U.S. would impose new sanctions on Iran’s metal exports and a handful of the country’s… Read More ›
Stock Market News — U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in December, but the pace of hiring remains more than enough to keep the longest economic expansion in history on track despite a deepening downturn in a manufacturing sector… Read More ›
◊ Stock Market News Today – Friday, 10 January, 2020 ◊ StockMarketNews.Today — Stocks march higher as Middle East tensions ease… World stocks set new record highs on Friday and the prices of safe-haven assets such as gold pulled back… Read More ›
Livent News – Stock Market Today StockMarketNews.Today — Shares in lithium producer Livent fell by 12 per cent on Wednesday after the company cut its earnings guidance and warned the market for the battery raw material remains “challenging.” Livent said… Read More ›
⇑⇓ STOCK MARKET NEWS TODAY — BUSINESS & FINANCIAL NEWS ⇓⇑ StockMarketNews.Today — A flare-up in U.S.-Iran tension may be keeping oil elevated, but an actual disruption to global crude supplies is needed to keep prices at current levels, according… Read More ›
⇑⇓ STOCK MARKET NEWS TODAY — BUSINESS & FINANCIAL NEWS ⇓⇑ The first full trading week of 2020 looks likely to be action packed with geopolitics firmly back on top of the market agenda after a spike in oil prices… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December amid declining demand for machinery and primary metals, pointing to a further slowdown in business spending on equipment that could crimp economic growth.
Minutes from the Federal Reserve’s January meeting released Wednesday showed unanimous agreement among officials to hold off on future interest-rate rises until a clearer picture on the state of the U.S. economy could be seen, though some members acknowledged the economic outlook was more uncertain since their previous meeting.
A New Round Of Talks Between The United States And China To Resolve Their Trade War Will Take Place In Washington On Tuesday
The talks are aimed at “achieving needed structural changes in China that affect trade between the United States and China. The two sides will also discuss China’s pledge to purchase a substantial amount of goods and services from the United States,” the White House said in a statement.
HSBC Holdings Turned In A Disappointing Annual Profit. Shares Dip After Lender Says Cost Growth Outstripped Revenue At The End Of 2018
HSBC Holdings turned in a disappointing annual profit as higher costs and a stocks rout chipped away at its trading businesses, while warning that an economic slowdown in China and Britain would throw up further hurdles this year.
Spotify Is Acquiring Pair of Podcasting Companies. The Acquisition Plans Come As The Company Reports Its First-Ever Operating Profit For The Fourth Quarter
The music-streaming company, which is already the second-largest podcasting platform, said it would buy podcast publisher Anchor in a move to increase its presence in other forms of audio. It also said it is buying podcast producer Gimlet Media.
Analysts Warn Car Makers Could Be Forced To Cut Factory Production With U.S. Auto Sales Expected To Weaken In 2019
While January is typically a slower month for new-vehicle sales, analysts say the rising stock levels are becoming problematic because car companies will start this year with more unsold inventory than they had three years ago when U.S. auto sales peaked at 17.55 million for the year.
2019 Stress Test Scenario: Big Banks Must Show The Fed They Can Survive A Hypothetical Scenario With Enough Capital To Continue Lending
“The hypothetical scenario features the largest unemployment rate change to date,” said Randal Quarles, the Fed’s vice chairman for supervision, in a written statement. “We are confident this scenario will effectively test the resiliency of the nation’s largest banks.”
In a statement published Monday, 11 of the 14 members of the Lima Group called for a “peaceful transition through political and diplomatic means without the use of force.”
The group also underscored the need for an urgent delivery of humanitarian aid and insisted international governments “take measures to prevent the Maduro regime … from doing business in oil, gold and other assets.”
Alphabet Inc. revenue grew 22% year over year to $39.3 billion, beating Wall Street’s forecasts. But, as is often the case, what Google spends sometimes overshadows what it makes
Alphabet Inc., parent company of the Internet search giant, reported mostly strong fourth-quarter results Monday afternoon. Revenue grew 22% year over year to $39.3 billion, beating Wall Street’s forecasts. That was driven by yet another quarter of 20% growth for the company’s colossal advertising business, which now generates more than $116 billion in revenue annually.
The deepening turmoil in Venezuela is exacerbating a shortfall of crude oil. Venezuela’s oil occupies a special niche to U.S. refiners’ operations
On Monday, the U.S. imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil giant in an attempt to prevent the proceeds of crude sales to the U.S. from reaching the government of President Nicolás Maduro.
Hershey Co. Looks to New Candy, Higher Prices to Boost Revenue. The Chocolatier Said it Expects Sales to Increase by 1% to 3% this Year
Hershey said it expects sales to increase by 1% to 3% this year, with earnings per share rising by 5% to 7%—in line with analyst estimates, according to FactSet.
U.S. homes and businesses used record amounts of natural gas for heating during the brutal freeze blanketing the eastern half of the country on Wednesday
Several utilities urged customers to cut back on power and gas use on Thursday during the brutal freeze blanketing the eastern half of the country after U.S. homes and businesses used record amounts of natural gas for heating on Wednesday
Alibaba’s fiscal third quarter revenue was 117.28 billion yuan ($17.5 billion), compared with 83.03 billion yuan the same period a year before, the company reported Wednesday. Its quarterly net income increased 37% to 33.05 billion yuan, above the 21.430 billion yuan that analysts had expected.