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Investors are increasingly betting the Fed will cut rates as the trade war escalates

An increasing number of market watchers appear to think the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing poses risks that could upend growth in the largest economy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2019

Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street

Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 28th, 2019

Powell testimony, Fed meeting highlight case for "insurance"

A confidence shock driven partly by the U.S. trade war is at the center of an increasingly persuasive argument for Federal Reserve policymakers seriously considering cutting rates for the first time in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2019

Europe rallies as bond yields drop to new lows

Investors returned to bonds on Wednesday, setting off another slide in benchmark debt yields, amid fears of a global trade war and recession, bets central banks will cut interest rates and falling oil prices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 3rd, 2019

Stocks move lower as investors wait for news on trade, interest rates

U.S. stocks moved lower in midday trading on Wa.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 25th, 2019

Safety first: markets wary of world politics and policy and dash for bunkers

Gold, Switzerland's franc, Japan's yen, top-rated government bonds, and even bitcoin -- investors have dashed for havens and alternative assets this week as anxiety grows about trade wars, U.S.-Iran tensions and negative interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 25th, 2019

Global stocks mostly flat ahead of G20; dollar slips

Global equity markets traded mostly flat on Monday as investors awaited U.S.-China trade talks this week at the G20 summit, and the dollar fell to three-month lows on bets the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates more than once this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 24th, 2019

S&P hits record closing high as investors bet on Fed rate cut

The S&P 500 index registered a record closing high on Thursday, lifted by Wall Street's expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates as soon as next month to keep the U.S.-China trade war from stalling economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 20th, 2019

Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to Fed rates

Asian shares were mixed Monday amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 17th, 2019

Asian shares mostly higher as investors look ahead to Fed

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 17th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets mostly higher as investors await Fed meeting

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2019

Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters

European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

Global stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters

Asian shares, European and U.S. stock futures rose on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as global investors hoped for lower U.S. interest rates on the back of lackluster jobs data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

Here’s why stock markets didn’t mind a bit of bad news

The Dow surged 263 points as a disappointing jobs report and ongoing trade tensions buoyed investors' hopes that the Fed will cut rates to boost the economy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 7th, 2019

Here’s why U.S. stock markets didn’t mind a bit of bad news

The Dow surged 263 points as a disappointing jobs report and ongoing trade tensions buoyed investors' hopes that the Federal Reserve will cut rates to boost the economy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 7th, 2019

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Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 7th, 2019

Europe Markets: Europe stocks rise as investors digest ECB announcement

Europe’s markets ticked up on Friday, as investors digest yesterday’s interest rates announcement from the European Central Bank’s and eye up a possible trade resolution between the U.S. and Mexico.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2019

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks

Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 6th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets mixed as traders weigh trade tensions vs. hopes of Fed rate cut

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Thursday as investors weighed pessimism over global trade tensions against optimism that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2019

The Fed is "indicating that a rate cut is coming," says former central banker

Investors are expecting the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, arguing that the ongoing U.S.-China trade war is threatening to slow down the global economy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 5th, 2019

Traders are expecting a rate cut as soon as next month as Trump’s trade wars escalate

Drew Angerer/Getty Images As President Donald Trump escalates trade tensions on multiple fronts, the market is increasingly expecting that the Federal Reserve's next policy move will be a rate cut. Economists say the burd.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2019