Frost linked to climate change pressures Colombian farmers

Early frosts connected to climate change in Colombia's high-altitude Andean areas are laying waste to farm pastures and crops. Roger Fortuna has more. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2020/01/18/frost-linked-to-climate-change-pressures?videoId=662204955&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Week ahead on Wall Street: Davos, earnings

Investors next week will get their cues from headlines from the Davos economic summit and earnings from the likes of Netflix and Comcast. Fred Katayama reports. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2020/01/17/week-ahead-on-wall-street-davos-earnings?videoId=661601799&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Alphabet’s public market cap tops $1 trillion

The public market capitalization of Google parent Alphabet topped the $1 trillion mark shortly before the close of trading on Thursday, making it the fourth S&P 500 component to top the lofty level. Freddie...

The first phase of the US-China trade deal signed

The trade dispute between the United States and China lasted nearly two years and affected the global financial market's trading trends. Finally a positive change has taken place, as the so-called first phase of...

Oil gains after U.S.-China trade deal, rise in inventories

By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Thursday buoyed by the long-anticipated signing of an initial Sino-U.S. trade deal that sets the stage for a jump in Chinese purchases of American energy...

U.S. Senate expected to vote on North American trade deal Thursday: McConnell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expected the Senate to vote on final approval of a new North American trade deal on Thursday and send the legislation to President...
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Predictions 2020: Shareholder activism goes green

ValueAct Capital founder and CEO Jeff Ubben explains why it’s important to consider ESG in investments, what happens if companies don’t adapt and why the electric utility industry should be a priority. Here are...

Volume Adds Depth And Color To Monochromatic Picture

Daily Dow Jones Industrial Average As always, volume reveals the truth behind the price action, and whilst price action alone reveals much, on its own, it is a one dimensional approach. An image in black...

France stocks lower at close of trade; CAC 40 down 0.14%

Investing.com – France stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Foods & Drugs, Gas & Water and General Financial sectors led shares lower. At the close in Paris, the CAC 40 declined 0.14%, while the SBF 120 index declined...

Shake Shack Shares Jump Sharply in Second-Straight Session

By Kim Khan Investing.com – Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) rallied again Wednesday as enthusiasm over its presentation at the ICR Conference for investors continued. Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), which reportedly shed its stake in Uber (NYSE:UBER), is still...

Why Beyond Meat Shares Are Soaring

Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) is regaining its momentum after a dramatic fall from grace last year. Indeed, the producer of plant-based "meat" has surged more than 60% in the first two weeks of trading in...

Breaking: Ruble Slides as Putin Announces Government’s Resignation

By Geoffrey Smith Investing.com -- The ruble fell on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin announced the resignation of the Russian government. The announcement comes against the background of speculation that Putin is planning to tweak...

Pound Slips After Weaker Inflation Adds to Case for BOE Stimulus

(Bloomberg) -- The pound slid and gilts rallied after inflation data backed up Bank of England policy maker Michael Saunders’ call for urgent stimulus to boost the U.K. economy. Sterling fell against all its peers and 10-year government bond...

Oil Prices Drop Amid Rising Crude Stockpiles

By Alex Ho Investing.com - Oil prices dropped today on Wednesday in Asia after the American Petroleum Institute (API) reported that U.S. crude stockpiles rose by 1.1 million barrels last week. U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures fell 0.3%$...
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“I realized I had strength I didn’t know I had” -Carole Ghosn

Carole Ghosn, the wife of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, told Reuters she now wishes she never had a highly-criticized birthday party at the palace in Versailles, France, and that she discovered 'strength' in...

Investors in the US expect interest rates to lower

According to recent analysis by the world-famous Swiss banking giant UBS, the Federal Reserve System (FED) could cut interest rates in the US as many as three times in 2020. According to the Dollar...
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Tech lifts S&P, Nasdaq to records

Apple and other tech favorites propelled Wall Street to record highs Monday. As Fred Katayama reports, optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal and upcoming earnings season encouraged investors to buy stocks. Read more at...

OIl’s Losses Deepen; Oversupply Feared Above Iran Tensions, China Deal

By Barani Krishnan Investing.com - Street protests in Iran or the anticipation of a China deal aren’t swaying oil buyers. Crude prices sunk further for the year on Monday on easing tensions in the Middle...

Gold Blows Away More Froth, But Retains $1,500 Grip

Investing.com - The profit-taking from last week that took some of the froth off gold’s seven-year highs was back on Monday, as markets continued to operate without fear of another U.S.-Iran blowup. Anticipation of...

Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.21%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials, Technology and Consumer Goods sectors led shares higher. At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 rose 0.21%. The best performers of the session on the OMX...

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.08%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Communication, Insurance and Technology sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.08%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Delek...

U.S. to Lift Yuan Manipulator Tag Ahead of China Trade Deal

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump’s administration plans to lift its designation of China as a currency manipulator, people familiar with the matter said, removing an obstacle to a trade deal the two nations are...

After 2019’s Mega-Rally, Is It Time To Sell Apple?

After seeing the value of their holdings doubled during the past year, one logical question for investors in the shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is whether it’s time to take some risk off the table...

2 Top Software Stocks Poised for Explosive Breakouts In 2020

With strong market conditions the past few months, traders remain focused on the long side as we enter the upcoming earnings season. In this post, we show you two top software stocks with explosive...

Forex – Sterling Slips vs Dollar, Euro as Vlieghe Fuels Rate Hopes

Investing.com -- The dollar opened the week stronger against the pound sterling and the Japanese yen, but weaker against the euro, with markets still unsettled by the weak labor market report on Friday. The dollar index, which measures the...

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.06%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Oil & Gas, Insurance and Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 0.06%. The best performers of the session on...

As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

By Gregory Scruggs SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle, the Pacific Northwest city where home-grown online retailer Amazon.com has increasingly flexed its political muscle, is expected to approve on Monday legislation banning political contributions by companies with...

Macro View: Has The Fed Trapped Itself?

“Don’t fight the Fed” That’s how I started out last week’s “Macroview.” “That is the current mantra of the market as we begin 2020, and it certainly seems to be the right call. Over the last few...

U.S. Semiconductor Stocks: Significant Pullback Soon Before New Upleg

Medium-Term Technicals SOXX 2019 Performance Of 14 US Sectors SOXX Weekly Chart SOXX Daily Chart Key Levels (1 to 3 months) Intermediate support: 247.10 Pivot (key support): 237.85 Resistances: 265.10/55 & 276.25/279.20 Next support: 218.00 (major) Directional Bias (1 to 3 months) The major...

Strategist Who Nailed 2019 U.S. Stock Surge Warns on Positioning

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock positioning is near extreme levels as investors price in improving worldwide economic growth, according to Deutsche Bank AG (DE:DBKGn). “Equity positioning, like the market itself, has run far ahead of current growth asinvestors...
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Dow stumbles after touching 29,000 for first time ever

The Dow Jones Industrial Average made history Friday when it hit 29,000 for the first time in history but a tepid jobs report and caution ahead of the weekend sparked a widespread sell-off. Conway...

U.S. stocks lower at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.46%

Investing.com – U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Oil & Gas, Consumer Services and Basic Materials sectors led shares lower. At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.46%, while the S&P 500 index...
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Pay attention to sales outlook for market direction -investor

With earnings season on the horizon, Albion Financial Group's Jason Ware advised investors to pay attention to 2020 sales outlooks to determine how the stock market will fare this year. Conway G. Gittens sat...

U.S. Crude Has Biggest Weekly Loss in 6 Months as Supply Worries Return

Investing.com – Oil prices plunged for the week, with the U.S. benchmark losing its most in six months, amid worries that there was too much crude supply in the market despite signs that risks...

U.S. Crude Has Biggest Weekly Loss in 6 Months as Supply Worries Return

Investing.com – Oil prices plunged for the week, with the U.S. benchmark losing its most in six months, amid worries that there was too much crude supply in the market despite signs that risks...

U.S. Crude Has Biggest Weekly Loss in 6 Months as Supply Worries Return

Investing.com – Oil prices plunged for the week, with the U.S. benchmark losing its most in six months, amid worries that there was too much crude supply in the market despite signs that risks...

Gold Holds Onto Gains to Settle Higher

Investing.com – So long as Wall Street hits record highs investors can expect gold to show some resilience. 8830|Gold futures}} for February delivery on New York’s COMEX settled up $5.80, or 0.4%, at $1,560.10 per...

The Crazy Stock Train To Bull Eternity

Once again I have to disclaim that at the moment (and for quite some time now) I hold not one single short position, in anything. I am only long U.S. and global stocks. But...
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Week ahead: earnings and ‘phase one’ trade deal

Key events in the coming week include the start of fourth-quarter earnings season led by big U.S. banks like J.P. Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs, as well as the signing of the 'phase one'...

Cryptocurrencies especially Bitcoin have strengthened

In recent days the price of gold on the commodity market has risen significantly - including the cryptocurrency market - where the exchange rates of virtual currencies, especially Bitcoin cryptocurrencies, have strengthened. This was...

Gold prices down amid easing U.S.-Iran tensions

Investing.com – Gold prices continued to fall on Friday in Asia as U.S.-Iran tensions deescalated, sending relief to market. Gold Futures traded 0.44% lower to $1,547.45 per ounce by 11:00 PM ET (04:00 GMT). Prices of the precious metal dropped...

Top Quality Oil Sold Near $100 a Barrel on New Ship Rules

(Bloomberg) -- Just shy of $100 a barrel -- that’s the cost of a type of crude that’s become prized thanks to the scramble for cleaner-burning fuels. Australia’s Santos Ltd. this week sold a cargo...
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Avoid department store stocks: strategist

Kohl’s and J.C. Penney shares got slammed Thursday. National Securities’ Art Hogan says department stores are still stuck with too much real estate. He also shares his outlook on the upcoming jobs report and...

Denmark stocks higher at close of trade; OMX Copenhagen 20 up 0.76%

Investing.com – Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Personal & Household Goods, Technology and Software & Computer Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Copenhagen, the OMX Copenhagen 20 added 0.76%. The best performers...

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.15%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Technology, Communication and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 rose 0.15%. The best performers of the session on the TA...

Iran Fears Ease, So Focus Turns To Jobs, Fed Speakers, Earnings

(Thursday Market Open) And now back to your regularly scheduled programming. At least that’s the way it feels early Thursday, with the market riding higher in pre-market trading as geopolitical fears ease and investors contemplate...

Is It Too Late To Buy AMD Stock?

After returning about 150% in 2019, the shares of Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) could be on a tear again. The stock gained 5.5% in the first two days of 2020, hitting $48.53 on Jan....

Canadian dollar seen losing upside momentum over coming year: Reuters poll

By Fergal Smith TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar, last year's top-performing G10 currency, will shift into a sideways trading pattern this year as the domestic economy softens and the recent boost from easing trade...
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Tesla stock worth more than GM, Ford combined

Electric car company Tesla made history of a different kind Wednesday when a pop in its stock gave the company a higher stock market value than General Motors and Ford combined. Conway G. Gittens...

Oil Prices Up After Iran Attacks Two U.S.-Iraqi Airbases, Sparking More Conflicts

Investing.com - Oil prices jumped on Wednesday in Asia after Iran attacked two U.S.-Iraqi airbases in response to a U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general last week, sparking worries of intensifying conflict...

Oil jumps as Iran rocket strike on U.S. forces jolts markets

By Aaron Sheldrick and Julia Payne TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices were up on Wednesday but well below peaks hit in frenzied early trading after a rocket attack by Iran on American forces in Iraq...
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Middle East jitters hit Wall Street

Stocks fell into the close on Tuesday as cautious investors kept on eye on tensions in the Middle East. Conway G. Gittens reports. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2020/01/07/middle-east-jitters-hit-wall-street?videoId=655149168&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Financial Stair Steps

I watch the financials ETFs quite closely. The bank sector one, symbol SPDR® S&P Bank ETF (NYSE:KBE), has, on an intraday basis, been making a steady series of stair steps in recent days. The...

Are Current U.S. Stock Market Returns Extraordinary?

The bull run in U.S. equities in recent years strikes many investors as something other than a run-of-the-mill rally. Although Mr. Market has dispensed several sharp corrections, it’s hard to overlook the fact that...

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.33%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Banking, Financials and Insurance sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 0.33% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers...

VW’s Seat brand chief steps down as Renault continues CEO hunt

FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - Volkswagen (DE:VOWG_p) on Tuesday said that Luca de Meo has stepped down from his current role as head of its Spanish Seat brand just as rival Renault (PA:RENA) intensifies efforts to find a...

Safe-haven currencies pull back as geopolitical tensions ease

LONDON (Reuters) - The Japanese yen and Swiss franc pulled back from recent highs on Tuesday as investors became less anxious about the chances of an all-out conflict between the United States and Iran. The...

Forex – U.S. Dollar Near Flat as Traders Remain Cautious Amid Mideast Tensions

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was near flat on Tuesday in Asia as traders remained cautious about situation in the Middle East. The U.S. Dollar Index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies last...

Oil drops more than 1% as investors recalibrate risk in Mideast

By Florence Tan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday as investors reconsidered the likelihood of Middle East supply disruptions in the wake of the United States killing a top Iranian...
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Wall Street brushes off Middle East tensions

U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday, rebounding from Friday’s losses as investors brushed aside increased tensions in the Middle East, while shares of Alphabet and other internet names gained. Yahaira Jacquez reports. Read more...

Nothing Could Be Finer Than A Short Sale That Is Miner

After I dumped my GLD (NYSE:GLD) calls this morning, I started to wonder who my next victim would be. My eyes landed on the Metals & Mining ETF SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF...

Oil up Slightly After Brent Blows Past $70 on U.S.-Iran Crisis

Investing.com – Oil prices remained in bull territory on Monday, with global crude benchmark Brent piercing the key psychological $70-per-barrel mark, before coming off that peak, as Washington and Tehran exchanged strike threats after the U.S....

Stocks Not Worried About U.S.-Iran Conflict

The U.S. and Iran traded barbs this weekend heating things up after the U.S. attack on an Iranian military official last week. The S&P 500 gapped open lower on the reopen after the weekend and naturally...

Alphabet, Amazon keep S&P afloat as Middle East tensions persist

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday, rebounding from Friday's losses as investors brushed aside increased tensions in the Middle East, while shares of Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and other internet names gained. The...

Saudi Aramco hits new low since trading began on December 11

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco (SE:2222) shares briefly hit 34.45 riyals ($9.18) in early trade, their lowest level since its shares began trading on December 11, following a record-setting initial public offering (IPO). At 0706 GMT, Aramco...

Iran’s Currency Feels the Squeeze as Trump Intensifies Rhetoric

(Bloomberg) -- Iran’s currency is feeling the pain of rising tension with the U.S. The rial weakened to its lowest level in more than six months on the black market following the killing of Qassem Soleimani, one...

State banks help steady Turkish lira despite oil jump

By Nevzat Devranoglu ANKARA (Reuters) - The Turkish lira was flat on Monday despite another jump in oil prices, and three traders said state banks were again selling dollars to support the currency through market...

Oil Prices Jump Amid Middle East Tensions

Investing.com - Oil prices jumped on Monday in Asia as tensions in the Middle East escalated. U.S. WTI rose 2.5% to $64.65 by 10:50 PM ET (02:50 GMT), while International Brent surged 3.0% to $70.69. Heightened...

Oil surges again after Trump threatens Iraq sanctions, Iran retaliation

By Florence Tan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose a further 2% on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel, as rhetoric from the United States, Iran and Iraq fanned tensions in the Middle East...

Japan orders tighter border controls after Ghosn flees country

Japan's justice minister and prosecutors call the escape of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn illegal and respond by tightening border controls. Adam Reed reports. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2020/01/05/japan-orders-tighter-border-controls-aft?videoId=653934012&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Wall Street drops on Mideast tensions

Wall Street's major indexes fell from record highs Friday after a U.S. air strike in Iraq ratcheted up tensions in the Middle East and a bigger-than-expected contraction in the U.S. manufacturing sector raised concerns...

No urge to buy defense stocks: wealth manager

Defense stocks like Lockheed and Northrop Grumman shot higher after the U.S. airstrike Friday, but Kendall Capital Management's Clark Kendall says he has no urge to buy them now because they're "fully valued." Read...

Breakingviews TV: Russia’s misplaced optimism

Inbound retail and technology deals suggest the business climate is improving. It helps that U.S. lawmakers are too busy with domestic politics to impose major new sanctions. But big, if hollow, spending plans aren’t...

Stocks end firm to cap banner year

Wall Street edged higher Tuesday as a rally fueled by trade optimism recommenced, capping off a decade of handsome returns. Fred Katayama reports. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2019/12/31/stocks-end-firm-to-cap-banner-year?videoId=651174816&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Breakingviews TV: SoftBank’s big breakup

Masayoshi Son’s technology conglomerate has poured billions of dollars into companies like Uber and WeWork. But SoftBank is worth much less than the sum of its parts. The Japanese investor will face growing investor...

Breakingviews TV: Asian buyouts

More than $250 bln of private equity money is sloshing around the region, as a new KKR fund looks set to exceed its flagship U.S. one. Cheap debt helps put another Toshiba-like deal in...

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

Spotify Technology said on Friday it would pause selling political advertisements on its music streaming platform in early 2020. Freddie Joyner has more. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2019/12/27/spotify-to-suspend-political-advertising?videoId=649009144&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

S&P 500, Dow eke out records

The Nasdaq snapped its 11-day winning streak Friday, but the Dow and S&P 500 eked out gains to hit new records. Fred Katayama reports. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2019/12/27/sp-500-dow-eke-out-records?videoId=648973205&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Expanding economy like The Rolling Stones: wealth manager

RegentAtlantic's Andy Kapyrin explains why this late stage economic expansion resembles The Rolling Stones. He says investors should roll their tumbling dice on Vanguard's REIT ETF. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2019/12/27/expanding-economy-like-the-rolling-stone?videoId=648951388&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Nasdaq tops 9,000

The Nasdaq crossed the 9,000-point mark for the first time Thursday. As Fred Katayama reports, all three major Wall Street indexes posted record closing highs. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2019/12/26/nasdaq-tops-9000?videoId=648427569&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Bond market signal is ‘frightening’: economist

The rally in bonds, which is often seen as a negative economic indicator, is a "little bit frightening," says economist Max Wolff, who adds that the signal that market sends is "generally correct." Read...

Dow, S&P pause near records

The S&P 500 and the Dow slipped in a shortened, pre-Christmas session Tuesday, as investors paused after a record-setting rally. Fred Katayama reports. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2019/12/24/dow-sp-pause-near-records?videoId=647326949&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Family of Pablo Escobar to sell new smartphone

Esocbar Inc. is hoping to use the worldwide fame of the family's name to sell a foldable smartphone, which they say will hit markets in January 2020. Chris Dignam has more. Read more at...

‘Skywalker’ disappoints with $374M debut weekend

"Star Wars" movie "The Rise of Skywalker" blasted into theaters with $374 million in global ticket sales over the weekend as fans rushed to see the final chapter in the long-running film saga, distributor...

Wall Street hits high on trade optimism

U.S. stocks hit record closing highs again Friday after data showed a rise in consumer spending and investors continued to be optimistic over progress in the U.S.-China trade war. Fred Katayama reports. Read more...

Pare momentum stocks, buy value: wealth manager

Investors should pare back holdings of big tech stocks because the positive narrative has changed, says Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2019/12/20/pare-momentum-stocks-buy-value-wealth-ma?videoId=645160952&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

U.S. House passes new trade pact replacing NAFTA

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade deal on Thursday that includes tougher labor and automotive rules but leaves $1.2 trillion in annual U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade flows largely unchanged. Read...

Ignore impeachment: policies, not politics matter: wealth manager

There's not much uncertainty about the impeachment vote, says Summit Place Financial Advisors' Liz Miller. So investors, she says, should focus on policies instead. Read more at : http://www.reuters.com/video/2019/12/18/ignore-impeachment-policies-not-politics?videoId=644128551&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=5

Economic bright spots send Wall St. to new records; FedEx disappoints

Stocks crept higher to set new record closing highs but shares of FedEx fell after the delivery company posted disappointing quarterly results across the board. Conway G. Gittens has the market action. Read more...

Boeing halts production of 737 MAX

Boeing will halt production of the 737 MAX in January, without any layoffs, as the grounding of the planemaker's best-selling jet after two deadly crashes looks to extend well into 2020. Conway G. Gittens...

Oil prices fall but hold near three-month high on trade deal agreement

By Noah Browning LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices held near three-month highs on Monday, supported by last week's announcement of an initial trade deal between the United States and China. Brent crude oil futures (LCOc1) were...

Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.55%

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Petrochemicals, Telecoms & IT and Insurance sectors led shares higher. At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share gained 0.55%. The best performers of the...

Indonesia files lawsuit against EU at WTO over palm oil

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia has filed a lawsuit at the World Trade Organization against the European Union, claiming the bloc's restrictions on palm oil-based biofuel are unfair, the country's trade ministry said in a...

Aramco shares up 1.6% in third consecutive day of gains

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco (SE:2222) shares gained for a third consecutive day on Sunday, rising 1.63% to 37.4 Saudi riyal ($9.97), pushing the company's value back toward the $2 trillion level it topped last week. The...

Weekly Charts: Strong Week For Economic Modern Family

After a week of back and forth headlines, all seemingly ended well for the Economic Modern Family. Oh sure, they still seriously underperform the big guns S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and the Dow. And within the Family itself, Sister Semiconductors SMH keeps...

The Broad NYSE Composite Is Starting To Look Toppy

Our previous two posts at Investing.com showed how the S&P 500 and the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSE:IWM) both appear to be tracing the final moves of an upward completion pattern – the fifth and final...

Mnuchin says trade deal with China to boost global economy

By Dmitry Zhdannikov and Alexander Cornwell DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday a "phase one" trade deal between the United States and China was "very good" for global economic growth,...

U.S. Mnuchin says trade deal with China to boost global economy

By Dmitry Zhdannikov and Alexander Cornwell DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday a "phase one" trade deal between the United States and China was "very good" for global economic growth,...

Renault offers CEO job to SEAT’s Luca De Meo, says La Vanguardia

MADRID (Reuters) - French carmaker Renault (PA:RENA) has offered the chairman of Volkswagen's (DE:VOWG) SEAT brand, Luca de Meo, the job of chief executive, Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia reported on Saturday, citing anonymous sources. The report said...

China regulators approve more STAR Market funds – Shanghai Securities News

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese regulators have recently approved four funds focused on China's new Nasdaq-style STAR Market, the official Shanghai Securities News reported on Saturday, as fund managers seek to capitalize on China's push...