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Finance Tech, Liquidity

Former Fed Chair Yellen says the recession indicator in the bond market could mean a rate cut not a downturn

March 25, 2019

Via: CNBC

HONG KONG — Janet Yellen, the former chair of the Federal Reserve, said Monday that the recent triggering of a recession indicator in the U.S. bond markets could signal the need for a rate cut and not a prolonged economic […]


Finance Tech, Trading

U.S. stock futures indicate modest losses ahead for Wall Street

March 25, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock futures slipped on Monday, as investors struggled to regroup after data showing weakness on the global economic front triggered the worst day for equities since the start of the year. How are benchmark indexes trading? In volatile action, […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

U.S. Companies Are Going After EU Bond Market Investors

March 20, 2019

Via: Fortune

Corporate bonds in the U.S. have seen slow times. Companies have been issuing less debt, with investment-grade bond issuance off by 18% year over year, according to Barron’s. High-yield bond offerings are down 25%. Blame a number of factors: rising […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Treasury yields edge lower ahead of Fed meeting

March 19, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields struggled for direction on Tuesday before a Federal Reserve meeting that could show policy makers scaling back rate-hike projections amid investor skepticism the central bank can push forward with further hikes in 2019. The 10-year Treasury note yield […]


Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Instagram Wants to Help Users Buy Products in its App

March 19, 2019

Via: Fortune

Instagram is strengthening its role in e-commerce by allowing users to pay for dresses, makeup, and watches inside its app. The new checkout feature, which begins rolling out on Tuesday, lets users make in-app purchases from 23 retailers, including Nike, […]


News

Apple loses court case in battle with Qualcomm, ordered to pay fine

March 18, 2019

Via: TechRadar

In the latest chapter of ongoing issues between Apple and Qualcomm, the latter has won a patent infringement case against Apple in San Diego. A jury there found that the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus […]


Energy, Industries

Oil prices ease as OPEC comments on supply cuts remain hazy

March 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures slumped Monday but were well off the lowest levels of the day as the market continued to assess the state of supply. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies said Sunday they were deepening their […]


News

British Government Says It Will Slash Most Tariffs in a No-Deal Brexit Scenario

March 13, 2019

Via: Fortune

As predicted, the British Parliament voted against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit on Tuesday evening. This second rejection means the Parliament will on Wednesday evening vote on the desirability of a no-deal Brexit and, presuming the scenario is rejected, vote […]


Energy, Industries

Oil heads for back-to-back gains as traders focus on signs of supply crunch

March 12, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Crude-oil prices Tuesday morning were trading near two-week highs, bolstered by tightening Venezuelan supplies and signs that OPEC would continue cutting output into the second half of the year. Gains for the commodity come after marking their highest settlement so […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Others, Trading

Boeing’s stock keeps Dow futures under pressure while broader market struggles for altitude

March 12, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Stock market futures traded mixed in the premarket Tuesday, while those for the Dow remained under pressure as a fatal plane crash of a Boeing Co. aircraft over the weekend weighed on the blue-chip index. How are major indexes performing? […]