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Bloomberg: Stocks in Asia Rise as Dollar Fluctuates; Oil Dips: Markets Wrap
Asian stocks climbed Tuesday, extending a gradual recovery after declines in recent weeks stoked by concerns about the vulnerabilities of emerging-markets in the face of higher U.S. yields, a stronger dollar and costlier energy prices. [more...]
Bloomberg: Oil Wobbles Near $70 as Trump Keeps World Guessing on Iran Deal
Oil retreated from the highest level since 2014 as investors weighed competing views on whether the U.S. will reimpose sanctions on OPEC producer Iran and the potential consequences of such a decision. [more...]
Reuters: Oil trims gains ahead of Trump Iran announcement, Asia shares up
Oil prices eased slightly on Tuesday, a day after hitting 3-1/2 year highs, as investors braced for President Donald Trump’s decision on whether to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal, a move that could disrupt global oil supply. [more...]
Reuters: China's April exports bounce back more than expected despite U.S. trade brawl
China’s exports rebounded more strongly than expected in April after a surprise drop the previous month, suggesting global demand remains relatively resilient and providing a cushion to the economy amid a heated trade dispute with the United States. [more...]
Reuters: Fed officials say price pressures rising but no need to shift rate path
As benchmark oil prices touched $70 a barrel, Federal Reserve officials on Monday said that rising U.S. inflation and wage pressures are not enough yet to prompt a change in the central bank’s rate outlook. [more...]
CNBC: Bitcoin almost broke through the $10,000 mark—then Warren Buffett and Bill Gates came along
Bitcoin prices dropped Monday following criticism from some of the investment world's best-known billionaires. The cryptocurrency hit a low of $9,188.66 Monday after climbing above $9,900 over the weekend, according to CoinDesk. Bitcoin has recovered roughly 40 percent from the lows around $6,700 last month but has been unable to break the $10,000 level. [more...]
CNBC: China says last month's trade surplus with the US was nearly $7 billion more than March's surplusLast month saw major growth in China trade. China's April imports jumped 21.5 percent and its exports grew 12.9 percent against the prior year-ago period. Both of those figures, denominated in U.S. dollars, topped analysts expectations: A Reuters poll had predicted 16 percent import growth and 6.3 percent export growth. [more...]
CNBC: Bahrain is betting on 80 billion barrels of oil to help clear its budget deficit
A new, massive oil discovery in Bahrain could help the island kingdom dramatically improve its economic and fiscal strength, according to analysts at Moody's credit ratings agency. [more...]
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