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Bloomberg: Stocks Struggle to Push Higher; Dollar Steadies: Markets Wrap
Asian stocks struggled to build on this week’s advance even as signs that trade tensions are easing boosted investor sentiment. The dollar steadied and Treasury yields pared gains. [more...]
Bloomberg: Stocks Rise as Trump Shakes Up Trade Landscape: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks gained and Treasuries retreated as President Donald Trump said he’s considering rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal he pulled out of shortly after taking office. Crude added to this week’s climb, and the dollar rose. [more...]
Bloomberg: What Happened in the World Economy This Week and What It Means
The trade tensions that have rattled the world economy appeared to cool this week as the main protagonists – U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping – adopted more diplomatic stances. [more...]
Bloomberg: Goldman Says Internet Firms' Next Big Fight Will Be in Indonesia
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says the next battle for technology companies will be fought in Indonesia, because of the Asian country’s huge population, high economic growth and “untapped market potential.” [more...]
Bloomberg: Aluminum Set for Best Week Since 1987 as Rusal Woes Rock Market
Aluminum is heading for its biggest weekly increase since at least 1987 as investors and the global industry battle with supply disruptions after the U.S. imposed sanctions on Russia’s United Co. Rusal. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bitcoin Surges Most Since December After Breaching Key Levels
Bitcoin’s back. At least for one day. The biggest cryptocurrency climbed 12 percent as of 5 p.m. in New York, piercing both the $7,000 and the $8,000 levels in less than an hour early in the trading day, leaving investors guessing as to what was the catalyst.  [more...]
Bloomberg: Mysterious Swiss Franc Slide Shows Reach of Russian Sanctions
Nervous Russian tycoons may be driving a selloff in the Swiss franc. The currency’s slide this week has been out of character with its status as a safe asset during times of market turmoil. [more...]
Reuters: Stocks pare gains on uncertainties over trade, mixed China data
Asia stocks pared early gains on Friday as caution crept in ahead of the U.S. earnings season and as investors weighed the possible impact on global growth from a tariff spat between the United States and China. [more...]
Reuters: China March exports unexpectedly fall but first quarter trade surplus with U.S. soars
China’s exports growth unexpectedly fell in March, the first drop since February last year, raising questions about the health of one of the economy’s key growth drivers even as trade tensions rapidly escalate with the United States. [more...]
CNBC: Zuckerberg survived two days of grilling by Congress, but Facebook's troubles are not over yet
Facebook's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg spent two days this week facing scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, but the social network he helped create isn't in the clear just yet. [more...]
CNBC: Bank earnings are coming, and they're going to be huge
Tax cuts, rising interest rates and a general spirit of more robust economic growth are the principal ingredients in what is expected to be an especially powerful profit formula for the banking industry. [more...]
Currency Strength Indicators
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