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Finance Tech, Trading

Apple shares fall 2% after report says it’s warning suppliers about a sharp drop in parts orders

June 8, 2018

Via: CNBC

Apple shares fell 2 percent in U.S. premarket trading on Friday, after a report said the firm told its supply chain to make 20 percent fewer parts for iPhones in the second half of 2018. The Nikkei newspaper, citing unnamed […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Trade tremors: How Trump’s tariffs have stirred up markets

June 8, 2018

Via: ABC News

Fears of a trade war have given a boost to some of the smallest companies on the market as well as some of the biggest technology companies, but they’ve squeezed almost everything in the middle. For more than three months, […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Why the return of King Dollar could create a feeding frenzy for U.S. stocks

June 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

While Wall Street stocks may well on their way to fresh highs, the dollar has been taking hits from all comers. That buck weakness is largely due to speculation the ECB may be nearing its own quantitative-easing unwind. The dollar […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks higher as investor worries on Italy ease

June 7, 2018

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets were higher Thursday as remarks by a European Central Bank board member eased worries about the new Italian government’s spending plans. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 rose 0.6 percent to 5,488.91 and Germany’s DAX gained 0.3 percent […]


Energy, Industries

Oil prices move higher as Venezuela supply crisis intensifies

June 6, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Oil prices moved a leg higher on Wednesday, extending the prior day’s gains after reports Venezuela may not deliver some of its contracted crude oil exports amid political upheaval. Production and exports in Venezuela have recently been hit hard by […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Dow set to lead Wall Street higher on signs of thawing trade tensions

June 6, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The Dow Jones Industrial Average could be ready to shake off sluggishness seen so far this week, with futures for the index pointing to a firmer start on Wednesday. Stocks were lifted by signs of easing trade tensions ahead of […]


Finance Tech, Trading

U.S. stock futures edge higher, with techs eyeing a new record

June 5, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock futures were rising modestly on Tuesday, with technology shares poised to potentially lead the gains again on the heels of the Nasdaq’s first record finish in months. A smattering of economic data is en route, including the Institute […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global shares bounce back on strong China economic data

June 5, 2018

Via: ABC News

Shares were mostly higher in Europe on Tuesday after a mixed day in Asia, as strong economic data from China suggested global growth is on the uptick. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. Germany’s DAX rose 1.1 percent […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global growth rate could drop by more than a quarter thanks to tariffs, S&P chief economist forecasts

June 4, 2018

Via: CNBC

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth could take a hit to the order of around one percent if tariff threats escalate into a trade war, S&P Global’s chief economist forecast Monday. It may not be a global recession, but “one […]


Energy, Industries

Higher oil prices are taking a toll on airline profits

June 4, 2018

Via: CNN

Airline profits are set to take a hit from the rise in oil prices and other increasing costs this year. The International Air Transport Association, a global industry group, has slashed its forecast for total profits for the global airline […]