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Currencies: Dollar extends climb to kick off week, with partial government shutdown looming

The U.S. dollar looks to add to its winning streak, strengthening against rivals across the board, despite the chance of the renewed partial government shutdown looming in the background......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Currencies: Dollar retraces gains to end week lower

The U.S. dollar loses its strength in late Friday trading amid President Donald Trump’s signing of a spending bill that will avoid a renewed partial government shutdown and his declaration of a national emergency on border security......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

U.S. stocks climb at the open but are set for the worst week in 9 months; Nike shares surge

U.S. stocks opened higher Friday, but were on track for their worst weekly skid in about nine months as investors struggled to look past fears of a partial government shutdown .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2018

Currencies: Dollar regains some strength as government shutdown fears weigh on financial markets

The U.S. dollar regains ground and strengthens versus its major rivals on Friday, reversing a downtrend that had dominated the past few days, as worries about a partial U.S. government shutdown weigh on financial markets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields inch higher as China-U.S. trade negotiations extend to next week

Treasury yields edged higher Friday in New York as investors looked past bonds to riskier assets while digesting apparent progress in Sino-U.S. tariff negotiations and the unlikelihood of another partial government shutdown in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

S&P 500 Futures at Ten Week Highs

U.S. stock index futures advanced due to a report that President Donald Trump intends to sign the border security deal to avoid another partial government shutdown......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesFeb 13th, 2019

The federal shutdown caused a real mess at the IRS

Disruptions from last month's partial government shutdown caused a "shocking" deterioration in the IRS' telephone help for taxpayers in the first week of the filing season, the agency's watchdog says......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2019

The federal shutdown caused a real mess at the IRS

Disruptions from last month's partial government shutdown caused a "shocking" deterioration in the IRS' telephone help for taxpayers in the first week of the filing season, the agency's watchdog says......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2019

Bond Report: Treasury yields string back-to-back climb as progress in shutdown talks buoys stocks

Treasury prices fall Tuesday, pushing yields higher, as a tentative agreement to avert another partial government closure fosters appetite for assets perceived as risky and away from so-called havens like government paper......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

The federal shutdown caused a big mess at the IRS

Disruptions from last month's partial government shutdown caused a "shocking" deterioration in the IRS' telephone help for taxpayers in the first week of the filing season, the agency's watchdog says......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2019

The federal shutdown caused a big mess at the IRS

Disruptions from last month's partial government shutdown caused a "shocking" deterioration in the IRS' telephone help for taxpayers in the first week of the filing season, the agency's watchdog says......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2019

NewsWatch: U.S. stock futures climb as lawmakers reach tentative shutdown deal

U.S. stock futures rise as Democrats and Republicans agree to a tentative deal to avert another partial government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures climb as lawmakers reach tentative shutdown deal

U.S. stock futures rise as Democrats and Republicans agree to a tentative deal to avert another partial government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks close mostly higher as new round of U.S.-China trade talks kick off

U.S. stocks close mostly higher Monday after a choppy session as a round of U.S.-China tariff negotiations in Beijing commenced and as the threat of another partial government shutdown loomed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks trade mixed after trade talks kick off, China equities rise

U.S. stocks are struggling for direction to start the week. Investors are looking at a key week for trade talks, and the potential for another government shutdown at the end of it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Asian shares slip, looming U.S.-China trade talks in focus

Asian shares started the week on the backfoot as investors were unable to shake off worries about global growth, U.S. politics and the Sino-U.S. trade war, keeping the safe-haven dollar well bid near a six-week top against major currencies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 10th, 2019

U.S. Jobless Claims Declined Last Week

The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell sharply last week but remained higher than before the partial government shutdown that ended Jan. 25......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 8th, 2019

Weekly jobless claims fall less than expected after shutdown

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by less than expected last week, signaling it may take longer for the labor market to return to its previous trend following the partial government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2019

Jobless Claims Jumped Last Week

The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits rose sharply last week, although claims filed by federal employees ticked down during the fourth week of a monthlong partial government shutdown......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 1st, 2019

TSA security checkpoint at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport to reopen

Terminal B at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport will return to normal operations this week now that the partial government shutdown has ended.  The Transportation Security Administration security checkpoint and ticketing counter w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2019

The Government Shutdown Cost the U.S. $3 Billion, CBO Says

However, the CBO said most of the lost output 'will eventually be recovered' (Bloomberg) — The five-week partial s.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 28th, 2019