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Recession risk hits six-year high amid trade war, shutdown

Economists put the risk of a U.S. recession at the highest in more than six years amid mounting dangers from financial markets, a trade war with China and the federal-government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2019

Economic Report: Trade deficit hits 10-year high as Americans snap up imports and China shuns soybeans

The trade deficit rose 1.7% in October to a 10-year high amid a record shortfall with China, keeping the U.S. on pace to record the largest gap in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Dollar hits year high; stocks, copper pull back

The U.S. dollar hit a year high on Thursday against a basket of major currencies, but copper prices tumbled and major world stock markets pulled back amid concerns over China's economy and continued global trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

Trade Friction Stymies Growth in Germany and Japan

Japan and Germany avoided slipping into recession as 2018 drew to a close, but the world’s third- and fourth-largest economies seem set for a year of weak growth amid uncertainty about global trade......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjFeb 15th, 2019

China Global Exports Surge In January But Trade With US Tumbles

Amid intensifying trade talks, Chinese exports rebounded dramatically in January as companies trying to ship goods ahead of the Lunar New Year shutdown likely exaggerated the gains. .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 13th, 2019

Global stocks ride high as "risk-on" reigns supreme

World shares and bond yields rode a renewed surge in risk appetite on Tuesday as investors turned optimistic about U.S.-China trade talks and cheered Washington's deal to avoid another government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

Jobless claims hit 1-year high amid shutdown, holiday

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose by more than forecast to the highest since September 2017 amid the tail end of the government shutdown and a holiday that typically coincides with volatility in the data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 31st, 2019

Jobless claims hit 1-year high amid shutdown, holiday

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose by more than forecast to the highest since September 2017 amid the tail end of the government shutdown and a holiday that typically coincides with volatility in the data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 31st, 2019

U.S. jobless claims hit one-year high amid shutdown, holiday

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose by more than forecast to the highest since September 2017 amid the tail end of the government shutdown and a holiday that typically coincides with volatility in the data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 31st, 2019

Gold hits eight-month high, stocks mixed amid trade caution, results

Gold hit an eight-month high while world stock markets were mixed ahead of further U.S.-Sino trade talks, a raft of technology company results starting with Apple later on Tuesday and an impending Federal Reserve decision on interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

Market Looks To End Week On High Note Amid Potential Progress On Ending Shutdown

U.S. market participants awoke to a trio of positive news tidbits touching on the partial government shutdown, trade war, and Fed policy even as sentiment from a largely positive earnings season continued to provide momentum. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 25th, 2019

Factbox: China rolls out fiscal, monetary stimulus to spur economy

China's economy grew at the weakest pace in nearly three decades last year amid weakening domestic demand and U.S. trade tariffs, prompting Beijing to announce a series of growth-boosting measures to avert the risk of a sharper slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 25th, 2019

UK pay growth hits fresh 10-year high as employment soars amid Brexit uncertainty

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Category: videoSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2019

As global recession fears grow, calls escalate for Trump to end shutdown and trade war

On Monday, the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth predictions for this year and next, saying "the balance of risks remains skewed to the downside.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 21st, 2019

Bond Report: 30-year Treasury yield hits more than three-week high

Treasury yields were struggling for direction on Monday after a raft of weaker trade data underlined the slowdown in global growth.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2019

With global growth in question, 10-year yield hits 11-month low

The benchmark 10-year U.S. government bond hit an 11-month low on Wednesday, beginning the year down nearly 50 percent from its 2018 high amid concerns about a global growth slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 2nd, 2019

With global growth in question, 10-year yield hits 11-month low

The benchmark 10-year U.S. government bond hit an 11-month low on Wednesday, beginning the year down nearly 50 percent from its 2018 high amid concerns about a global growth slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 2nd, 2019

U.S. trade deficit hits 10-year high; job growth slowing

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Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

U.S. trade deficit hits 10-year high; private hiring slows

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Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

Asian shares tentative ahead of Trump-Xi meeting, Fed speech

Asian shares dithered on Wednesday and the dollar jumped to a near 1-1/2-year top as risk assets rowed back amid conflicting signals on prospects for de-escalating the Sino-U.S. trade dispute......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 27th, 2018

Asian shares sink as risk sentiment sours, pound hits 2-week top

Asian stocks sank on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war deterred investment in riskier assets, while sterling jumped to a two-week high on hopes of an orderly Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018