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China unveils interest rate reform to steer funding costs lower for firms

China’s central bank unveiled a key interest rate reform on Saturday to help steer borrowing costs lower for companies and support a slowing economy that has been hurt by a trade war with the United States......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 17th, 2019

Wall St. edges lower as trade concerns weigh, big rate cut hopes fade

The S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials were on track to fall for the third straight session on Tuesday, as investors worried over warnings of a hit to earnings from the U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in hopes of a steep interest rate cut this month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 9th, 2019

Dollar gains on lower rate cut expectations, stocks flat

The dollar rose and European shares fell on Wednesday as traders scaled back expectations of an aggressive cut in U.S. interest rates in July, while Wall Street rose on hopes of a China-U.S. trade breakthrough at the G20 summit later this week in Japan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 26th, 2019

Trade tensions push Wall St. lower, rate cut hopes limit losses

Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday over worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington toughened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Wall Street set to open lower as trade tensions weigh

Wall Street was set to open slightly lower on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war was heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losses were limited by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Stericycle (SRCL) Posts Disappointing Q1 Earnings, Stock Down

Lower revenues, higher operating costs, extreme weather conditions, increase in interest expenses and higher effective tax rate hurt Stericycle'.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 3rd, 2019

Watts Water (WTS) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenues Match

Solid performance in the Americas, on the back of price, volume, productivity, lower tax rate, and reduced interest costs, drives Watts Water's (WTS) fi.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 3rd, 2019

Wall Street opens lower as trade war fears escalate

(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes opened lower on Friday as renewed fears of a trade conflict between the United States and China outweighed a lower-than-expected March jobs data that eased concerns over aggressive interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 6th, 2018

Stock futures dip as Trump"s comments spark trade talk uncertainty

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday on fresh uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks and ahead of a Federal Reserve report that would be watched for cues on pace of future interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 23rd, 2018

Investors Bet on Higher Rates as U.S. Inflation Firms

Investors’ bets that the Fed will deliver a fourth interest-rate increase in 2018 touched their highest levels this year on Wednesday, as the intensifying trade spat between the U.S. and China threatens to add to mounting inflation pressures......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

As big firms get bigger, rate cuts may pack less punch: study

Low interest rates may do less to boost business spending in today's economy than in years past because the big companies that now dominate many industries tend to use their money on intangibles that do not get cheaper as borrowing costs fall......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 24th, 2018

Treasury Bond Futures Lower in Spite of Mostly Bullish News

U.S. stock index futures are higher as expectations grew that the U.S. and China would begin new trade talks, while an interest rate increase in Turkey supported the Turkish lira and global risk appetite......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesSep 14th, 2018

Wall Street falls as U.S.-China tariffs kick in

Wall Street's three main indexes were lower on Monday after a new round of U.S.-China trade tariffs kicked in and investors expected an interest rate hike a day ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day meeting......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 24th, 2018

Wall Street falls on U.S.-China trade tariff standoff

On Wall Street the S&P and the Dow closed lower on Monday after a round of U.S.-China trade tariffs kicked in, dampening last week's hopes for a resolution and investors waited for an interest rate hike ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 24th, 2018

Asia Markets: Asian markets pull back, led by sharp declines in China

Asian stock markets fell in early trading Thursday, after Wall Street closed lower and the Fed minutes suggested more interest-rate hikes ahead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2018

Wall Street opens lower as China, rate worries weigh

U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, as a batch of weak Chinese data raised concerns about global growth a day after the Federal Reserve hinted at gradual tightening of borrowing costs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Wall St. on track to open lower after recent surge

Wall Street was set to open lower on Friday after rallying for the past five sessions on hopes of a resolution in the U.S.-China trade dispute and assurances from the Federal Reserve that it would be patient on interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Wall Street opens lower after five-day surge

U.S. stocks fell at the open on Friday after rallying for the past five sessions on hopes of a resolution in the U.S.-China trade dispute and assurances from the Federal Reserve that it would be patient on interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Wall Street bullish on ride-hailing firms on lower driver costs, recovery signs

Wall Street gave a resounding vote of confidence to ride-hailing stocks ahead of Uber's results on Thursday, after Lyft indicated a slow recovery in demand and lower costs as rising unemployment creates greater supply of drivers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 7th, 2020

Spending less than an hour on my computer got me a significantly lower mortgage interest rate

PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou/Getty Images My partner and I wanted to get the lowest mortga.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 4th, 2020

Peso lower as Banco de Mexico delivers surprise rate cut and rolls out billions in stimulus in latest reaction to coronavirus

Mexico's central bank, the Banco de Mexico, cut its key interest rate by half-a-percentage point on Tuesday to 6%. Policy makers in Mexico also rolled out a more than $30 billion stimulus package to "foster an orderly behavior of financial marke.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2020