Oil Price Fall on U.S. Crude Inventory Build

Investing.com - Oil prices fell on Thursday in Asia as reports showed a surprise build in U.S. crude inventories last week. U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures were down 0.6% to $61.03 by 1:18 AM ET (05:18 GMT)....

A Copper Mining Lesson From Zambia: History Repeats Itself

(Bloomberg) -- Vedanta Resources Ltd. is learning the hard way that when it comes to Zambia’s copper-mining industry, history tends to repeat itself. Fifty years ago, Zambia’s first post-independence leader Kenneth Kaunda nationalized mines owned...
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Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban

Amazon on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology. ...

Netherlands stocks lower at close of trade; AEX down 0.03%

Investing.com – Netherlands stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumer Services, Consumer Goods and Software & Computer Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX lost 0.03%. The best performers of the session...

United CEO promises to re-book passengers concerned about 737 MAX

By Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing (NYSE:BA) Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to...

Will Emerging Markets Tank If 3-Year Support Breaks?

Are the emerging markets about to “submerge” and head a good deal lower? What they do at (3) will go a long way in answering that question. The emerging-market ETF (NYSE:EEM) has been lagging the broad...

Forex – Pound Falls After Reports of Pressure on May to Resign

Investing.com - Sterling slumped on Wednesday after reports that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May could resign as soon as today amid Brexit chaos caused a sell-off of the pound. GBP/USD fell 0.5% to 1.2637 as of...

Real Estate Sector 2Q19: Best And Worst

The Real Estate sector ranks eleventh out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 2Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Real Estate sector ranked eleventh. It gets our Very Unattractive...

Asian Central Banks Move to Curb Rapid Currency Declines

(Bloomberg) -- Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes. Central banks across Asia are moving to defend their currencies from recent declines as...

Gold Prices Unchanged as Traders Await Further Trade News

Investing.com - Gold prices were largely unchanged on Wednesday in Asia as traders remain cautious amid the latest news on the Sino-U.S. trade front. Gold futures for June delivery, traded on the Comex division of the...

Oil falls on rising U.S. stockpiles, but markets remain tense

By Aaron Sheldrick and Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and as Saudi Arabia pledged to keep markets balanced. However, analysts said oil markets...
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McDonald’s slapped with 25 sexual harassment claims

McDonald’s was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up. Read more at : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/USVideoBusiness/~3/DMNO-mRBJsE/mcdonalds-slapped-with-25-sexual-harassm

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay

LONDON (Reuters) - Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups...

Southwest Airlines ends mechanics dispute just as American’s heats up

By Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations...

Gold Stocks: Buy In July And Watch Them Fly

“Buy in July to watch your gold stocks fly!” That’s a time-tested mantra from “Goldlion,” who picks the junior mining stocks for my Graceland Juniors newsletter. Sadly, this is not July. It’s the month of...

Forex – U.S. Dollar Rises on Huawei, Trade Relief

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rose Tuesday, hitting a three-week high as investor tension eased after the U.S. removed some restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against...

Industrials Sector 2Q19: Best And Worst

The Industrials sector ranks seventh out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 2Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Industrials sector ranked sixth. It gets our Neutral rating, which is...

Weekly Financial Market events review

So far the new business week has seen an increased interest from commodity market investors in the crude oil. The price of oil has risen after relations between Iran and the US have deteriorated....

Forex – Dollar Hits 3-Week High on Huawei Relief, RBA Rate Talk

Investing.com -- The dollar hit a fresh three-week high against its developed-market peers in early trading in Europe Tuesday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indirectly argued against cutting interest rates in the near term due...

Gold Prices Slip, Stocks Rebound as Trade Tension Takes a Breather

Investing.com - Prices of safe-haven gold slipped on Tuesday in Asia, while stock markets rebounded as traders cheered a reprieve in U.S.-China trade tensions after Washington temporarily eased restrictions on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Gold...

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle

By Lucy Nicholson and Richa Naidu GILROY, California (Reuters) - Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack...
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Huawei fallout worries spark tech sell-off

U.S. stocks slid Monday. As Fred Katayama reports, U.S. restrictions on Huawei Technologies slammed the tech sector. Read more at : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/USVideoBusiness/~3/bBwayLuC314/huawei-fallout-worries-spark-tech-sell-o

Will S&P 500 Double Top Derail The Rally?

The rally off the December stock-market lows has been strong, to say the least. The S&P 500 rallied 25 percent before hitting and testing the 2018 high. The old highs proved to be formidable resistance and ushered...

Healthcare Sector 2Q19: Best and Worst

The Healthcare sector ranks fifth out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 2Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Healthcare sector ranked seventh. It gets our Neutral rating, which is...

Commercial property no threat to U.S. expansion: Nareit economist

By Michael Connor NEW YORK (Reuters) - America's $6 trillion of commercial property markets show no signs a U.S. recession is on the way, with builders, lenders and buyers treading cautiously after a soft first...

Wall St. pressured as Huawei fallout worries spark tech sell-off

By April Joyner NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that...

Forex – U.S. Dollar Flat Amid Trade Tensions

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was flat on Monday following increased trade tensions after the White House blacklisted Chinese giant Huawei. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a basket of six major...

A $19 Billion Test Is Coming Straight for China’s Battered Yuan

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next. China’s yuan, already battered by the U.S. trade dispute, will soon have a catalyst...

Gold Prices Flat as U.S. Dollar Edges Up

Investing.com - Gold prices were trading near flat on Monday in Asia as the U.S. dollar edged higher. Gold Futures for June delivery, traded on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, were unchanged...

Oil Prices Jump as OPEC Signals Continued Production Cuts

Investing.com - Oil prices jumped on Monday in Asia after OPEC+ members indicated intentions to maintain production cuts for the rest of the year. U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures rose 1.3% to $63.75 by 12:20 AM ET...

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist – source

By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a...

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.18%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Banking, Real Estate and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 0.18%. The best performers of the session on the TA...

Forex – Weekly Outlook: May 20 -24

Investing.com - This week investors will be looking ahead to the upcoming European elections amid potential risks for the single currency, while worries over Brexit will to continue to dominate sentiment on sterling. Market participants...

Zimbabwe central bank says it secures $500 million to ease dollar shortages

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's central bank has secured a $500 million loan from unspecified international banks to support interbank currency trading from Monday and ease a dollar crunch that has brought fuel and medicine...

Technically Speaking: Treasury Market Rallies

Technically Speaking For May 13-17 Summary International data is positive, but there was softness this week in China and the EU. US data was mixed. This rally is still suspect. International Economic Data of Note China/Japan/Australia ...

SPY Trends And Influencers: The Pullback May Not Be Over

SPY Trends And Influencers May 18, 2019 Last week’s review of the macro market indicators saw heading into the May options expiration week equity markets had reset lower, but ended the week strong. This suggested...

Exclusive: Saudi’s Falih says sees no oil shortage, but OPEC to act if needed

By Rania El Gamal and Vladimir Soldatkin JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising,...

China appoints state asset chief as new market regulator

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Xiao Yaqing, director of China's state-owned asset regulator, has been appointed head of the country's market regulation administration, state television reported on Saturday. Xiao's appointment came after the incumbent director of the...

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says

(Reuters) - Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the...

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don’t go green

ROME (Reuters) - The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure...

Exclusive: Saudi’s Falih says oil stocks still building, but OPEC to act if needed

By Rania El Gamal and Vladimir Soldatkin JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising,...

China’s tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo

By Ben Blanchard and David Shepardson WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest...
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U.S. strikes tariffs deal with Canada, Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal on tariffs - well over a year after U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico sparked a trade spat. Read more...
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Wall Street drops on trade uncertainty

Wall Street ended lower on Friday as trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses. Fred Katayama reports. Read more at...

The U.S. South Is About to Get a Big Heat Wave

(Bloomberg) -- Different parts of the U.S. are set to see wildly disparate weather conditions next week, potentially rattling energy and agricultural markets. A potentially record-setting heat wave will probably sweep through the South, raising...
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S&P 500 will gain 4% to 7% once trade deal is done

Exencial Wealth Advisors CIO Tim Courtney tells Reuters' Fred Katayama he's optimistic the U.S. and China will reach a trade deal and propel the S&P 500 higher. Read more at :...

Walmart bets big on attracting workforce with new HQ campus

By Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New corporate headquarters are springing up across the United States. Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Inc, the world's largest retailer and the country's biggest private sector employer, on Friday revealed plans for a...

U.K. stocks lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.10%

Investing.com – U.K. stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Electrical, Industrial Metals & Mining and General Retailers sectors led shares lower. At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 fell 0.10%. The best performers of...

China’s tough talk leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo

By Ben Blanchard and David Shepardson WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest...

Forex – Dollar Nears Two-Year High

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar neared a two-year high on Friday as the White House delayed auto tariffs, while trade tensions with China increased demand for safe-haven assets amid an equity selloff. The U.S. dollar index,...

Digital Euro Could Either Help or Harm Economy, ECB Paper Says

(Bloomberg) -- Digital central bank money for use by the general public could help monetary policy to reach the economy more directly, according to research by the European Central Bank. It could also have...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. received support from the American National Institute

The US National Institute of Health (NIH) has advised to use Truvada from Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ-GILD) as a possible prevention against HIV for people who are at high risk contracting the virus. The...

Oil extends gains into fourth straight day on Middle East tensions

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oil prices edged higher on Friday, extending gains into a fourth session as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential supply disruptions. Brent crude futures were at $72.82 a barrel at 0024...
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Wall Street rises for third straight day

Wall Street closed higher on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood. Fred Katayama reports. Read more at : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/USVideoBusiness/~3/uZlfaoSZhcI/wall-street-rises-for-third-straight-day

Oil Rallies as Mideast Tensions Flare Over Saudi Pipeline Attack

(Bloomberg) -- Oil soared to a two-week high as Saudi Arabia accused Iran of ordering this week’s attack on its key oil facilities, fueling tensions between two of the world’s oil-producing superpowers. Futures in New...

Stung by U.S. sanction threats, EU seeks ways to boost the euro

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is seeking new ways to widen use of the euro and counter the dollar's global dominance, top EU officials said on Thursday, as the bloc tries...

Is It Time To Buy Silver?

The Silver Miners (NYSE:SIL) have lost over 50% since the highs back in 2016. Is that large of a decline enough to present a buying opportunity? No doubt the multi-year trend for SIL remains down at...

U.K. stocks higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 1.08%

Investing.com – U.K. stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Software & Computer Services, Insurance and Life Insurance/Assurance sectors led shares higher. At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 added 1.08%. The best performers of...

Forex – Sterling Falls on Reports That Theresa May Could Resign in June

Investing.com - Sterling was lower on Thursday after reports that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will step down over the summer regardless of whether or not her Brexit withdrawal agreement passes. Cable was down 0.4%,...

Britain’s May to set out departure timetable in early June: 1922 Committee

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May and a powerful committee of Conservative lawmakers will meet after her latest attempt to pass her Brexit deal in early June to agree the timetable for...

Strength In Consumer Staples

The Consumer Staples, tracked by the Select Sector ETF, $XLP, have been a benefactor of the appetite for stocks since late December. The sector has seen a nearly 18% move higher. And unlike the...

Quality, Liquidity And Large-Cap Growth Lead 2019 Factor Returns

The escalating trade battle between the US and China shows no sign of easing, which raises questions about the outlook for US equities. Based on year-to-date results, however, across-the-board gains continue to prevail for...

Quality, Liquidity And Large-Cap Growth Lead 2019 Factor Returns

The escalating trade battle between the US and China shows no sign of easing, which raises questions about the outlook for US equities. Based on year-to-date results, however, across-the-board gains continue to prevail for...

After Falling 11% This Month, Is The MSCI China Index A Buy?

With the MSCI China Index lower by 9.56 percent this month and residing 18.5 percent below its 52-week high, some aggressive traders and investors may be thinking Chinese equities are starting to look like...

After Falling 11% This Month, Is The MSCI China Index A Buy?

With the MSCI China Index lower by 9.56 percent this month and residing 18.5 percent below its 52-week high, some aggressive traders and investors may be thinking Chinese equities are starting to look like...

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Middle East

Investing.com - Oil prices extended gains on Thursday in Asia amid tensions in the Middle East linked to stealth attacks on Saudi oil tankers and pipelines. U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures rose 0.7% to $62.45 by 12:20...

Coming marine fuel standard will disrupt markets for 1-5 years: BCG study

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - The marine industry's January 2020 shift to using very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO) to power ships worldwide will launch a one- to five-year disruption in oil and refined...
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Wall Street rises as trade worries ease

U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday as reports that U.S. President Donald Trump would hold off on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts eased growth concerns. Fred Katayama reports. Read...

Trump, Tweets And Stocks

The tweets giveth, and the tweets taketh away. Once again, we are in a situation where a single rumor (delays on car tariffs for EU for 6 months) rocketed the ESalmost 50 points from its...

StockBeat – Autos Driving Higher as Trump Reportedly Will Delay Auto Tariffs

Investing.com - Auto stocks rose on Wednesday on reports that President Donald Trump plans to delay auto import tariffs by about six months. By early afternoon, Ford Motor (NYSE:F) rose 1.32%, General Motors (NYSE:GM) rose...

Exclusive: Kone looks at options for potential Thyssenkrupp elevator deal – sources

By Christoph Steitz, Arno Schuetze and Tom Käckenhoff FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - Finland's Kone is assessing the viability of a bid for Thyssenkrupp's 14 billion euro ($15.7 billion) elevators division even as the German conglomerate pursues...

Hong Kong Dollar Nears Weak End of Peg as Trade War Costs Mount

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong’s currency is once again approaching the weak end of its trading band against the greenback, after a reprieve last month. Falling demand for Hong Kong assets amid an escalation of tensions...

Forex – Dollar Rises as Fed Officials Push Back Against Call to Ease

Investing.com -- The dollar was higher in early trading in Europe on Wednesday, supported by comments from senior Federal Reserve officials playing down the likelihood of interest rate cuts, and by a fresh bout...

Emini Dow Jones Holding Support At 25420/460 Re-Targets 25500

Emini Dow Jones - Nasdaq Daily Forecast - May 15, 2019 Emini Dow Jones holding the key support at 25420/460 re-targets 25500, minor resistance at 25550/560 and perhaps 25640/650. Watch strong resistance at 25750/780. A break...

Gold Prices Little Changed as Stocks Recover

Investing.com - Gold prices were little changed on Wednesday in Asia, holding below the key $1,300 level, as global stocks recovered from a slump earlier this week triggered by escalating U.S.-China trade tensions. Gold futures for...

Oil drops on surprise U.S. stockpile rise, but Middle East tensions support

By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil fell on Wednesday after data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles and as Chinese industrial output grew less than expected in April, but prices were supported by mounting...
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Google ads coming to mobile app home feed

Google will begin featuring ads on the home feed of its smartphone app later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue. ...

Rapid bitcoin rally cheers crypto market investors, others wary

By Tom Wilson LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin hit its highest level in 10 months on Tuesday, raising hopes among cryptocurrency enthusiasts of greater mainstream acceptance as an escalating U.S.-China trade war roiled global markets, but others urged...

Norway stocks higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.39%

Investing.com – Norway stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Pharma Biotech & Life Sciences, Telecoms and Utilities sectors led shares higher. At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 0.39%. The best performers of the session...

Russia stocks higher at close of trade; MOEX Russia up 2.13%

Investing.com – Russia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Telecoms and Power sectors led shares higher. At the close in Moscow, the MOEX Russia gained 2.13%. The best performers of the session on the MOEX...

Forex – Yuan Steady After Trump Remarks, Central Bank Liquidity, U.S. Dollar Rises

Investing.com - The Chinese offshore yuan lost its initial impetus and traded little changed against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday as China’s central bank supplied liquidity, dampening a rebound from 2019 lows. The yuan has been under...

Weekly Financial Market events review

The new trading week, which is the 20th one in 2019 started with the resumption of a trade war between the US and China. On Friday, 10 June 2019 the US introduced increased tariffs...

Technically Speaking: The Sell-Off Picks Up Speed

Technically Speaking For May 13 Summary China sharply escalated trade tensions today. Oil prices remain contained. The markets sold-off sharply today, setting a bearish tone for the week. China announced it will retaliate against the U.S.'s tariff...

Oil Prices Rise as Reported Oil Tanker Attack Outweigh Sino-U.S. Trade Tensions

Investing.com - Oil prices were higher on Tuesday as rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East clouded the demand outlook, offsetting concerns over an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. U.S. Crude Oil WTI...

ETF Flows Show Investors Fleeing Japan

This article focuses on an important development for Japanese equities that investors should be aware of. Recently there have been significant outflows from Japan equity ETFs. Typically, outflows of this magnitude send a bullish...

Oil prices rise, gains tempered by U.S.-China trade tensions

By Aaron Sheldrick and Colin Packham TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oil prices were moving higher on Tuesday, though gains were checked amid an escalation in the trade war between the United States and China. Brent crude futures were...
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Wall Street sinks as tariff war heats up

Wall Street shares sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, sending investors fleeing equities for less risky assets. Fred Katayama reports. Read more at : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/USVideoBusiness/~3/l_s5WWk3U0k/wall-street-sinks-as-tariff-war-heats-up

Norway stocks lower at close of trade; Oslo OBX down 0.97%

Investing.com – Norway stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Pharma Biotech & Life Sciences, Technology Hardware & Equipment and Auto & components sectors led shares lower. At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX declined 0.97%. The...

U.S. drops plan to require vehicle brake-throttle override system

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said Monday it will drop rules first proposed in 2012 that would have required automakers to install brake-throttle override systems to prevent runaway vehicles. The regulation was...

Forex – U.S. Dollar Hit by Demand for Safe-Haven Currencies

Investing.com - Even though the U.S. dollar hit a four-month high against the Chinese yuan on Monday, the greenback was under pressure as investors piled into safe-haven currencies such as the Japanese yen and...

3 Big Dividends (Up To 6.9%) That Thrive In Any Market

If this wobbly market has you parked on the sidelines, worrying the big 2019 rally might evaporate at any second, I have good news: this is still a great time to buy. But you need...

Forex – Dollar Hits New 4-Month High as Trade Dispute Worsens

Investing.com -- The dollar hit a four-month high against the Chinese yuan but was lower against the yen and Swiss franc early Monday in Europe as the worsening trade conflict between the U.S. and China prompted...

Sector ETF Week In Review: The Defensive Tone Continues

Sector ETF Week In Review For May 6-10 Summary Sector performance over the last three months shows an aggressive, risk-on investment philosophy. Performance over the last month and week indicates a more defensive tone. The...

Oil prices mixed amid U.S.-China trade impasse

By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks. U.S. West Texas Intermediate...

Germany’s Thyssenkrupp to seek new steel partners, CEO tells paper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp (DE:TKAG) will still seek partners for its steel operations after abandoning a European merger with India's Tata Steel, Chief Executive Guido Kerkhoff said in comments published on Sunday. Kerkhoff ditched a...

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue

By Patricia Weiss and Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bayer (DE:BAYGN) said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto (NYSE:MON), the U.S. seed maker it took over last...

Energy & Precious Metals – Weekly Review and Calendar Ahead

By Barani Krishnan Investing.com - With multiple price drivers pulling crude futures in various directions last week, it ultimately came down to either of two things that would matter: the world’s largest consumer of raw...

Banking Index Squeezed Into Corner, Yen Advances

VIX rallied to challenge the weekly Cycle top before closing beneath Long-term support/resistance at 16.36. The Cycles Model suggests Cyclical strength may dominate through mid-May, possibly longer. (MarketWatch) A spike in Wall Street’s most popular volatility...

China Large-Cap ETF Dropped Sharply Last Week

Not only has it been a rough week for U.S. stocks, but the iShares China Large-Cap (NYSE:FXI) has taken a beating as well, as fears of increased tariffs on Chinese goods were realized today. The exchange-traded fund (ETF)...

Bitcoin’s First $1,000 Weekend Since 2017 Marks Nine-Month High

(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin surged more than $1,000 this weekend to the highest level since August, as cryptocurrencies extended their rebound from a slump last month amid the New York attorney general’s investigation of a key part...