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Bloomberg: Asian Stocks Attempt Recovery as U.S. Futures Rise: Markets Wrap
Most Asian stocks recovered Friday after the biggest sell-off in global equities since February, as U.S. stock futures extended gains and Treasury yields ticked higher. The dollar steadied and the yen gave back some of its recent gains. [more...]
Bloomberg: Sell Orders in Stocks Surge to Highest Level Since ‘Flash Crash’
Investors rushed to unload U.S. stocks in afternoon trading, with sell orders briefly hitting the highest since a liquidity-driven selloff in May 2010. Almost 1,800 stocks traded on a downtick versus those trading on an uptick on the New York Stock Exchange around 2:45 p.m. in New York. The spike in selling coincided with a slump in the S&P 500 Index. [more...]
Bloomberg: These Are the Best Countries to Live and Work in—And to Boost Your Salary
Moving abroad boosts the average worker’s income by $21,000, with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the U.S. and Hong Kong. That’s the conclusion in a survey showing that 45 percent of expats said their existing job paid more internationally and 28 percent changed locations for a promotion. [more...]
Bloomberg: Here's What to Watch in European Stocks This Morning
After the bloodbath on Thursday, there are at least some signs that calm will return to European stocks for the end of the week. Most Asian stock markets are recovering and FTSE 100 and U.S. stock market futures are pointing higher. [more...]
Bloomberg: This Stock Chart Paints an Ugly Picture for Bulls
Bulls hoping the U.S. stock market will stage another of its famous rebounds are staring anxiously at a technical level that has been a pillar of the market’s foundation for almost three years. [more...]
Bloomberg: JPMorgan Brexit Trade Backs Ireland's Stocks to Outshine London
The future of the Irish border has been a focal point of Brexit ever since the U.K. voted to leave the European Union almost 28 months ago. What’s garnered less attention is the impact the event will have on stocks traded in Dublin. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bitcoin Tumbles as Cryptocurrencies Join Global Equities Selloff
There were no good spots for investors to hide in Thursday’s global equities rout, as cryptocurrencies joined the selloff. Bitcoin, the largest digital currency, fell almost 7 percent to the lowest since mid-August, before paring its loss to 5.1 percent as of 8:08 a.m. in New York, according to prices compiled by Bloomberg.  [more...]
Reuters: Asia shares bounce after rout, but sentiment fragile
Asian shares found a slightly firmer footing on Friday to set course for their first gains in two weeks, but the rout continued in Shanghai where shares hit lows last seen in 2014. [more...]
Reuters: China September exports surge, creating record surplus with U.S. despite tariffs
China’s vast export engine unexpectedly kicked into higher gear in September, producing a record trade surplus with the United States that could exacerbate the already-heated dispute between Beijing and Washington. [more...]
CNBC: Mainland China markets decline following extended rout on Wall Street
Asia stocks remained mixed on Friday afternoon following another tumble on Wall Street overnight, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping by more than 500 points. [more...]
CNBC: 'I feel more optimistic than I did a couple of weeks ago': UK's Hammond on Brexit
With only six months to go before the U.K. leaves the European Union, the pace in Brexit negotiations has been stepped up, the U.K.'s finance chief told CNBC on Friday, adding that he feels "more optimistic today" compared to a few weeks ago. [more...]

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