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Energy, Uncategorized

Oil prices sink more than 2% as U.S.-China trade spat sparks demand concerns

May 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Crude-oil prices dropped on Tuesday amid lingering worries about a protracted trade conflict between the U.S. and China, which could hurt demand for the commodity. “Oil prices remain volatile, with concerns a trade war could have reduced demand battling for […]


Finance Tech, Trading

World shares extend losses ahead of US economic growth data

April 26, 2019

Via: ABC News

Shares edged lower in Europe on Friday following a lackluster day in Asia ahead of the release of U.S. economic growth data later in the day. Benchmarks fell Friday in Paris, London, Tokyo and Shanghai but rose in Hong Kong […]


Finance Tech, Trading

U.S. stock futures point to losses at the start of post-Easter trading

April 22, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stock futures fell Monday, as investors face a big week for corporate quarterly results and economic data, following an extended holiday weekend. A jump in crude-oil prices as the U.S. was expected to end waivers for countries that import […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks modestly higher in quiet holiday trading

April 19, 2019

Via: ABC News

Global stock indexes were mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed. Trading was closed in France, Germany and the U.K. Japans benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5 to finish at 22,200.56. South […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Which markets are closed on Good Friday?

April 18, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Major U.S. exchanges will be closed on Good Friday, while the most-watched European markets will be closed on both Good Friday and Easter Monday. Good Friday is a Christian holiday that celebrates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, while Easter Monday […]


Finance Tech, Trading

World stocks mixed as US, China move toward deal

April 15, 2019

Via: ABC News

World stocks mostly edged up on Monday after the U.S. and China said they were closing in on a trade deal, without giving a timeline, and amid optimism over corporate earnings. Britain’s FTSE 100 was flat at 7,433 while the […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks are down after Trump threatens tariffs on EU helicopters, ski-suits, cheeses and wines

April 9, 2019

Via: Business Insider

American and European investors took cover after the Trump administration threatened to impose tariffs on $11 billion in imports from the European Union, worsening an already tense backdrop for global trade. The White House justified its decision to target products […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Cannabis stocks mixed ahead of bill proposing protections for weed companies

April 5, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Cannabis stocks traded in a holding pattern on Thursday, extending a recent quiescent period, with investors awaiting the outcome of bipartisan legislation proposed in the House and Senate that would create protections for states that have legalized the substance for […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Stocks set to rise on hopes the US and China are close to a trade deal

April 3, 2019

Via: CNBC

U.S. stock futures climbed Wednesday on optimism over U.S.-China trade talks. As of 02:45 a.m. ET, Dow futures were 100 points higher, indicating a positive open of 67 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also rose. American and Chinese officials […]


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? […]