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Thyssenkrupp warns of economic pressure as profit falls

Steel-to-elevators group Thyssenkrupp has warned of a darkening economic backdrop, signalling tough times for its capital goods business ahead of a planned spin off. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

HSBC warns on China, Britain slowdown as 2018 profit disappoints

HSBC Holdings turned in a disappointing annual profit as higher costs and a stocks rout chipped away at its trading businesses, while warning that an economic slowdown in China and Britain would throw up further hurdles this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2019

Oil falls toward $53 on economic worries, surging supply

Oil fell toward $53 a barrel on Wednesday, under pressure from rising output in major OPEC and non-OPEC producers and concerns about an economic slowdown that could weaken demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 2nd, 2019

Oil falls to $53 on economic worries, surging supply

Oil fell to about $53 a barrel on Wednesday, under pressure from rising output in major OPEC and non-OPEC producers and due to concerns about an economic slowdown that could weaken demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 2nd, 2019

China factory activity falls amid tariff fight

An official survey shows China's manufacturing activity contracted in December, adding to pressure on Beijing to reverse an economic downturn amid trade tension with Washington......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 31st, 2018

WPP shares plunge as falls behind ad rivals in post-Sorrell era

WPP lost a fifth of its market value on Thursday after a major downturn at its creative agencies in New York and London forced it to cut its sales and profit forecasts, ramping up the pressure on new boss Mark Read......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 25th, 2018

Futures Movers: Oil falls as global equity rout takes a toll on demand optimism

Oil futures remain under pressure Thursday, unable to escape the pull of a global equity rout that may also reflect concerns about underlying economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2018

China and Russia Push Into Iran, Exploiting Europe"s Caution

Chinese and Russian state-backed companies are maneuvering to profit from European firms leaving Iran, threatening the Trump administration’s bid to raise economic pressure on Tehran......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 28th, 2018

Infinera stock falls after company warns of pricing pressure, but analysts maintain bullish stances

Shares of Infinera Corp. are down 8.2% in premarket trading Thursday after the optical transmission equipment maker reported better-than-expected quarterly results but spoke of pricing pressure fr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

Walmart Posts Strong Holiday Sales Gains in U.S.

Walmart’s profit and sales rose over the winter holidays, a sign that the retail giant lured shoppers from rivals and that Americans continued to spend freely amid mixed economic signals......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj19 hr. 8 min. ago

Oil dips below 2019 highs as surging U.S. supply counters OPEC cuts

Oil prices slipped away from 2019 highs on Wednesday, with surging U.S. supply and slowing economic growth tempering upward pressure from supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and from Washington's sanctions on Iran and Venezuela......»»

Category: topSource: reuters21 hr. 8 min. ago

Oil slips away from 2019 highs as surging US supply undermines OPEC cuts

Oil prices slipped away from 2019 highs on Wednesday, with surging U.S. supply and slowing economic growth tempering upward pressure from supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and from Washington's sanctions on Iran and Venezuela......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2019

HSBC warns on China, UK slowdowns as 2018 profit disappoints

HSBC warned it may have to delay some investments this year as Europe's biggest bank missed 2018 profit forecasts due to slowing growth in its two home markets of China and Britain......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2019

HSBC profit disappoints as China, Britain weakness poses challenge

HSBC Holdings Plc posted a disappointing profit growth as higher costs and a stocks rout took a toll on business, while cautioning that a weaker economic outlook for China and Britain would throw up further hurdles this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 19th, 2019

Deere Q1 profit falls short of estimates as sales beat

Deere & Co. said Fr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

President Trump’s Warnings on Fed Rate-Hike Were On The Mark

FLASH: The Fed has the stock market’s back White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow applauded President Trump’s public pressure on the Fed on the pace of the central bank’s interest-rate hikes. “I’m very gla.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 15th, 2019

Socialism Would Set the US Back 100 Years

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow warns that Americans want to embrace capitalism and that the Democrat-led rush to socialism would set the nation back a 100 years. .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 14th, 2019

A.I. Could Widen Economic Disparity Between Urban and Rural Areas, Brookings Report Warns

The report su.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 14th, 2019

Wall Street falls as surprise drop in retail sales rattle investors

U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, as consumer and retail stocks dropped after a sharp decline in retail sales in December suggested a slowdown in economic activity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

Expert: Fix schools or ‘wolf is around the corner’ for economy

Texas’ economic future is in danger without significant and relatively fast improvements on the state’s education/workforce, infrastructure and health care fronts, the head of a new public policy group told business and non-profit leaders in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Expert: Fix Texas schools or ‘the wolf is around the corner’ for economy

Texas’ economic future is in danger without significant and relatively fast improvements on the state’s education/workforce, infrastructure and health care fronts, the head of a new public policy group told business and non-profit leaders in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019