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Latest News Headlines
Bloomberg: Asia Stocks Drop as Trade Talks Held; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap
Asian stocks declined as investors assessed the implications of ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China. The dollar remained under pressure ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report, while the Aussie advanced. [more...]
Bloomberg: Tesla Plunges After a Bizarre Conference Call
Elon Musk told investors not to buy Tesla Inc. shares if they can’t stomach volatility. They got the message. The comments -- part of a bizarre, heated conference call after the close Wednesday -- sent the electric-car maker’s stock plunging. Tesla fell as much as 8.6 percent Thursday after the chief executive officer rejected analysts’ questions on another quarter in which the company burned more than $1 billion in cash. [more...]
Reuters: U.S. jobs growth expected to regain momentum in April
U.S. job growth likely accelerated in April after a weather-related slowdown in the previous month, with the unemployment rate expected to drop to near a 17-1/2-year low of 4.0 percent. [more...]
Reuters: Oil prices hold steady as U.S. decision on Iran sanctions looms
Oil prices held steady on Friday after shedding earlier gains, as market jitters kicked in over the prospect of geopolitical risks from possible new U.S. sanctions against Iran. [more...]
Reuters: Asia stocks ease, dollar off highs before U.S. payrolls
Asian shares stepped back on Friday while the dollar ran into some profit-taking after a strong week of gains as financial markets turned their attention to looming U.S. payrolls data for fresh catalysts. [more...]
CNBC: Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought stunning 75 million Apple shares in first quarter
Wall Street may have had doubts about Apple before the company reported its most recent quarterly earnings, but one of the tech company's biggest shareholders — Warren Buffett — didn't. [more...]
CNBC: HSBC, Europe's largest bank, announces a 4% fall in pre-tax profit
HSBC, Europe's largest banks by assets, on Friday reported a 4 percent fall in profit before tax in the first quarter of 2018 as operating costs rose. [more...]
CNBC: A full-blown, US-China trade war would mean a 'significant' blow to global growth
Global growth could pay the price if the U.S. and China keep fighting over trade, warned Paul Gruenwald, chief economist at S&P Global Ratings. [more...]

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