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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

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: washpost2 hr. 10 min. ago

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

Sterling hits two-week peak on smooth Brexit hopes; Asian shares wobble

Sterling jumped to a two-week high on Monday on hopes Britain was inching closer to a smooth Brexit while Asian stocks started the week gingerly amid worries about tense Sino-U.S. trade relations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 4th, 2018

Sterling hits two-week peak on smooth Brexit hopes; Asian shares seen jittery

The British pound jumped to a two-week high on Monday on hopes Britain was inching closer to a smooth Brexit, while Asian stocks will likely have a nervous start amid worries about shaky Sino-U.S. trade relations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 4th, 2018

Bond Report: 30-year Treasury yield hits four-year high after tepid showing in debt auctions

Treasury yields rose on Wednesday after two key bond auctions saw weak appetite, suggesting investor demand for U.S. government paper remained muted amid concerns of higher yields......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Wall Street tracks global stocks lower on China growth fears, high yields

Wall Street fell for a third straight day on Monday, mirroring global stocks, amid growing unease over effects of the Sino-U.S. trade war on global growth and with Treasury yields at multi-year highs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2018

Canadian dollar up on NAFTA agreement, Nikkei hits 27-year high

The Canadian dollar and the Mexican peso rose and Japanese shares hit 27-year highs on Monday after the United States and Canada reached a framework deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 30th, 2018

U.S. consumer confidence hits 18-year high; house prices slowing

U.S. consumer confidence surged to an 18-year high in September as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, pointing to sustained strength in the economy despite an increasingly bitter trade dispute between the United States and China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 25th, 2018

Oil hits four-year high as OPEC, Russia resist output rise to offset Iran sanctions

Brent crude oil prices hit a fresh four-year high on Tuesday amid looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and an apparent reluctance by OPEC and Russia to raise output to offset the expected to hit to supply......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 25th, 2018

Global stock markets fall on trade war pessimism; oil rallies

Stock markets around the world retreated on Monday amid concerns over the potential wider impact of a trade spat between China and the United States, while oil prices rallied to a four-year high after OPEC ignored U.S. calls to raise supply......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 24th, 2018

Stock markets fall on trade war pessimism, oil rallies

Stock markets around the world retreated on Monday amid concerns over the potential wider impact of a trade spat between China and the United States, while oil prices rallied to a four-year high after OPEC ignored U.S. calls to raise supply......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 24th, 2018

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield hits 4-month high as bond market sells off

Treasury yields rise Wednesday, extending this week’s climb, as investors look past trade tensions and dealt with coming corporate debt supply......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2018