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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

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

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

Dow closes 350 points lower on threat of Mexico tariffs

Stocks ended sharply lower Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump’s surprise threat of tariffs on all Mexico imports, amid a worsening trade war with China, could risk sending the U.S. economy into a recession......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

Dow closes 350 points lower on threat of Mexico tariffs

Stocks ended sharply lower Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump’s surprise threat of tariffs on all Mexico imports, amid a worsening trade war with China, could risk sending the U.S. economy into a recession......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

Stocks slump after Trump threatens new tariffs on Mexico

Stocks tanked on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump’s surprise threat of tariffs on all Mexico imports, amid a worsening trade war with China, could risk sending the U.S. economy into a recession......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

Stocks slump after Trump threatens new tariffs on Mexico

Stocks tanked on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump’s surprise threat of tariffs on all Mexico imports, amid a worsening trade war with China, could risk sending the U.S. economy into a recession......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

Stocks drop after Trump threatens new tariffs on Mexico

Stocks tanked on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump’s surprise threat of tariffs on all Mexico imports, amid a worsening trade war with China, could risk sending the U.S. economy into a recession......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

Stocks drop after Trump threatens new tariffs on Mexico

Stocks tanked on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump’s surprise threat of tariffs on all Mexico imports, amid a worsening trade war with China, could risk sending the U.S. economy into a recession......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield hits highest in more than a week as U.S.-China trade talks stall

Treasury yields rise on Monday, after an earlier slide, with the two-year Treasury note hitting a 10-day high as U.S.-China trade tensions remain a focus for investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 20th, 2019

U.S. consumer sentiment robust before escalation of trade war

U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to a 15-year high in early May amid growing confidence over the economy's outlook, but much of the surge was recorded before an escalation in the trade war between the United States and China, which could hurt activity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2019

U.S. goods trade deficit with China hits five-year low

The U.S. goods trade deficit with China, a focus of President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda dropped to a five-year low in March amid a surge in exports, including soybeans......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 2019

Pfizer hits an over two-year high ahead of March quarter results

The stock was up 5% to Rs 2,434 on the BSE in intra-day trade, trading at its highest level since January 4, 2016......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 7th, 2018

Average mortgage rates in the US at a 7-year high; 30-year rate hits 4.61%

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week, marking their highest levels in seven years amid the peak home buying season. The average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.61%.     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 17th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar index hits 6-month high on trade optimism

The U.S. dollar surged anew on Monday, with a key dollar index at its best level since late last year, as investors cheered signs of easing trade tensions between U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

Oil at 3-year high as US stock decline adds to supply risk

Crude closed at a 3 1/2 year high amid shrinking stockpiles in the U.S., disruptions at Libyan ports and other worldwide supply risks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 28th, 2018

Mall Vacancy Rate Hits Six-Year High

Malls are the emptiest they’ve been since 2012, when the U.S. economy was still struggling to recover from the last recession, as more consumers shifted their shopping online......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 3rd, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer inflation hits 6-year high, CPI shows

A yardstick of consumer prices known as CPI shows that inflation rose in June to the highest yearly rate since 2012, reflecting a U.S. economy that’s running hotter than anytime since the Great Recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Airshow Buyers Seek Discretion Amid Trade Tensions

Some $35 billion in orders—or about 285 planes—have been snapped up by anonymous buyers this week at the aviation industry’s biggest trade fair of the year, as executives worry high-profile deals could exacerbate trade tensions......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) down more than 22 percent from its 52-week high

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) down more than 22 percent from its 52-week high  Chinese equities have been among the worst performers globally this year amid the slowing Chinese economy and the country’s ongoing trade di.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 14th, 2018

GE"s stock hits 9-year low, amid a 6-session losing streak

Shares of General Electric Co. shed 1.1% in midday trade Tuesday, putting them on track to suffer a sixth-str.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2018