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Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold prices retreat, struggle to hold above $1,470

November 21, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures headed lower Thursday, with the metal struggling to maintain a long-term bullish trend as traders eye prospects for a U.S.-China trade deal which may lower geopolitical risk. Prices for the precious metal “continue to coil on a seesaw […]


Finance Tech, Trading

‘Full-blown profits recession’ could hit US in early 2020, all-star investor Richard Bernstein warns

November 21, 2019

Via: CNBC

Institutional Investor Hall of Famer Richard Bernstein is making a bearish contrarian call on earnings. Despite Wall Street’s strong appetite for stocks right now, Bernstein believes there’s a high probability corporate earnings will come in negative next year. “The one […]


Finance Tech, Trading

European stocks on track for worst decline in six weeks on China trade concerns

November 20, 2019

Via: Market Watch

European stocks were on track for their worst single-day performance in six weeks following concerns over the U.S.-China trade talks. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.78% fell 0.54% to 403.32, its worst day since October 8. The German DAX DAX, […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks on track to build on records as investors remain optimistic on U.S.-China trade talks

November 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Stock-index futures pointed to a higher start for Wall Street on Monday, with equities set to build on last week’s push to records as investors remain optimistic over U.S.-China trade talks. How are the major benchmarks doing? Futures on the […]


Energy, Industries

Oil struggles to build on last week’s gains

November 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Oil futures edged lower in quiet trade Monday, as bulls struggle to build on gains seen last week on rising optimism over prospects for a so-called phase one U.S.-China trade deal. West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery CLZ19, -0.83% […]


Industries, Manufacturing

The lagging manufacturing sector may be about to rebound, according to a reliable indicator

November 13, 2019

Via: CNBC

Chip stocks may be pointing the way to a rebound in the manufacturing economy. Manufacturing activity has been contracting since the summer, according to the widely watched ISM manufacturing index, but that may be about to change. Natixis economist Joseph […]


Enterprise, Industries

Cisco earnings: results from the network-gear maker may refresh fears of a tech-spending slowdown

November 12, 2019

Via: Market Watch

A disappointing forecast in August, hinting at weakness in China and corporate tech-spending, knocked Cisco Systems Inc. shares down. The question when Cisco delivers its most recent quarterly update is whether that spending trend continues. Cisco CSCO, -1.49% is seen […]


Energy, Industries

Why U.S. Miners Are Still Digging New Mines as Coal Prices Plunge

November 12, 2019

Via: Fortune

As coal prices tumble and bankruptcies rise, a few U.S. miners are still pushing ahead with plans to expand. Arch Coal Inc. and Consol Energy Inc. remain on track to open new mines to dig steelmaking, or metallurgical, coal from […]


Finance Tech, Trading

China-US trade uncertainty weighs on global stocks

November 11, 2019

Via: ABC News

Shares around the world fell Monday as hopes for a breakthrough in the trade war between the United States and China diminished after President Donald Trump said Washington had not agreed to gradually roll back tariffs as negotiations progress. Hopes […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Chinese E-Commerce Giants Report Booming Singles Day Sales

November 11, 2019

Via: Time

(BEIJING) — Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com reported a total of more than $50 billion in sales on Monday in the first half of Singles Day, an annual marketing event that is the world’s busiest online shopping day. Singles […]