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Investors unwind bearish bets as optimism grows on trade and stimulus

World stocks rose for the sixth straight day on Wednesday and bond prices fell as investors unwound safety bets, encouraged by hopes of a resolution to the Sino-U.S. trade standoff and signs Europe ma...

Investors unwind bearish bets as optimism grows on trade and stimulus

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Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, trade optimism U.S. stocks surged on Monday, building on previous session's rally, fueled by growing hopes that major economies would act to prop up slowing growth, while technology stocks got a lift from trade optimism....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Trade optimism, dovish Fed bets power Wall Street rally U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inching close to record levels, as President Donald Trump's comments on restarting trade talks with China added to optimism of a more accommodative Federal Reserve....
2019-06-18, 18:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts Latam markets; Brazil cheers stimulus Latin American markets rose on Wednesday as optimism from U.S.-China trade talks offset concerns of slowing global growth, while a new policy to control Brazil's fiscal woes and provide stimulus to the economy boosted sentiment. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday it was a ...
2019-07-24, 23:26

Rupee Bets Turn Bearish For First Time Since February: Poll Investors had turned bullish on the rupee in March for the first time in nearly a year when billions of dollars worth of foreign funds poured into India ahead of general election....
2019-06-20, 14:00

Stimulus optimism boosts stocks, eases pressure on bonds World stock markets rose on Monday on signs that major economies would look to prop up stalling growth with fresh stimulus measures, easing pressure on bonds and dampening demand for perceived safe-havens such as gold....
2019-08-19, 16:13

Wall Street ends sharply higher on German stimulus optimism U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week....
2019-08-17, 03:39

Waning ECB stimulus bets push bond yields higher Global bond yields rose on Monday, amid growing caution over the extent to which the European Central Bank will add stimulus to boost an ailing economy this week and rising hopes that Berlin could loosen its purse strings....
2019-09-10, 14:26

Japan stocks edge higher as stimulus optimism eases global recession worries Japanese shares advanced on Monday after hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China eased immediate concerns about a slowing global economy....
2019-08-19, 09:39

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets rise, lifted by China stimulus, U.S. rate cut bets An index of Latin American currencies rose on Friday, on track to record its first weekly gain in seven weeks, as China's move to boost lending boosted their appeal to investors, as did slower U.S. job growth. Signs of resumption in U.S.-China trade talks and easing political tensions in Asia an...
2019-09-07, 04:39

Beyond Meat Investors Will Choke on Their Optimism Investors in the maker of pea-based burgers will almost certainly be disappointed, due to absurd growth expectations that ignore the realities of an economic downturn....
2019-08-24, 06:00

Growth Fears Push Investors to Renew Bets on Rate Cuts Following the worst week for stocks of 2019, investors are adding to bets that the Federal Reserve will continue lowering interest rates to stabilize the economy....
2019-08-05, 00:39

Asia stocks rise as stimulus, policy hopes calm nervous investors Asian stocks rose on Monday as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China soothed investors' fears of a sharp global economic slump....
2019-08-19, 04:00

CEE MARKETS-Stocks rise on stimulus hopes, investors await c.bank signals Central European stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, as investors eyed the prospect of fiscal stimulus in Germany and looked ahead to a week heavy with central bank events. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is due to make a speech on Friday at an annual meeting of central bankers in...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Copper Extends Rebound on Optimism About Trade Copper prices rallied, bringing their two-day climb to more than 4% on hopes that coming trade talks could relieve some pressure on the global economy....
2019-09-05, 19:26

Wall St. opens flat as trade optimism fades U.S. stocks opened flat on Tuesday, following a record-setting rally in the previous session, as optimism over U.S.-China trade talks waned after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion worth of additional European goods....
2019-07-02, 15:52

U.S. stocks gain ground on trade optimism; oil climbs U.S. stocks advanced on Monday at the start of a heavy earnings week, while European shares overall were little changed, as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and escalating geopolitical tensions sent oil prices higher....
2019-07-22, 17:52

METALS-Copper gains on optimism over trade talks Copper hit the highest in 1-1/2 months on Friday as investors hoped an easing of trade tensions between the United States and China might eventually boost metals demand....
2019-09-13, 15:13

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's main indexes rose about 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in U.S. job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, with Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods adding to the upbeat mood....
2019-06-07, 21:00

Global stocks climb with bond yields on trade optimism Equities around the world rose on Monday while U.S. Treasury prices fell as risk assets were in demand after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, easing worries the global economy would face another trade war....
2019-06-11, 01:26

Earnings and trade optimism push Wall St. toward record high The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would resolve its trade conflict with China....
2019-07-23, 23:26

U.S.-China trade optimism boosts stocks, bond yields A gauge of global stocks was on track for an eighth straight day of gains and benchmark government bond yields advanced on Friday after signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, as well as a solid U.S. retail sales report, allayed recession worries....
2019-09-13, 22:00

European shares higher on hopes of rate cut, trade optimism European shares advanced for the sixth straight session on Thursday, as investors took heart from signs that the U.S.-China trade talks are back on track, with expectations of interest rate cuts by central banks lifting the sentiment....
2019-07-04, 12:26

Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
2019-06-10, 15:52

US STOCKS-Earnings and trade optimism push Wall St toward record high The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would resolve its trade conflict with China....
2019-07-24, 00:39

Global stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters Asian shares, European and U.S. stock futures rose on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as global investors hoped for lower U.S. interest rates on the back of lackluster jobs data....
2019-06-10, 09:39

Wall Street rallies as trade optimism lifts tech stocks Wall Street's main indexes rallied on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting an all-time high, as technology stocks gained on growing optimism around U.S.-China trade talks and a likely reprieve for Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
2019-07-01, 18:52

S&P 500 hits fresh record high as Pence sparks trade optimism The S&P 500 hit a new all-time high on Friday, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a planned speech on China policy rekindled optimism over trade talks between the world's two largest economies....
2019-06-21, 19:26

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises after two days of losses on trade-related optimism Canada's main stock index rose on Friday after two days of sharp declines as sentiment was lifted by comments from U.S. President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the trade dispute with China....
2019-05-24, 17:00

Oil prices edge higher, set for weekly gain amid trade optimism Oil prices edged higher on Friday, with crude benchmarks poised for multi-week gains amid a sharp draw down in U.S. crude inventories, while trade tensions eased after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month....
2019-09-06, 06:13

Trade war thaw and ECB stimulus hopes buoys stocks World stocks climbed to their highest in six weeks on Thursday as the European Central Bank prepared to offer new stimulus measures and the United States and China made mutual concessions in their trade dispute, improving demand for riskier bets....
2019-09-12, 13:26

For U.S. housing, trade war set to blunt some of Fed stimulus: Reuters poll The U.S.-China trade war may blunt some of the stimulus on the U.S. housing market from expected further interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve, with only a modest outlook for price rises, a Reuters poll of property market experts found....
2019-08-23, 04:52

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-04, 20:13

Equities rally dissipates as trade optimism fades, yield curve flattens Wall Street's indexes ended Tuesday's session virtually unchanged after investors turned their focus to U.S.-China trade tensions as euphoria from Friday's U.S.-Mexico deal faded....
2019-06-12, 07:13

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends up sharply on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
2019-06-07, 23:26

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks hit 3-week highs on U.S-China trade optimism Latin American stocks surged to three-week highs on Thursday after the United States and China agreed to resume trade talks, raising expectations that both sides will resolve a tariff dispute that has hurt global growth. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks rose 1.6%, tracking gains in global s...
2019-09-05, 23:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens flat as trade optimism fades U.S. stocks opened flat on Tuesday, following a record-setting rally in the previous session, as optimism over U.S.-China trade talks waned after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion worth of additional European goods....
2019-07-02, 16:39

Dow, stocks climb amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-04, 23:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters Asian shares, European and U.S. stock futures rose on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as global investors hoped for lower U.S. interest rates on the back of lacklustre jobs data....
2019-06-10, 10:26

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
2019-06-05, 03:00

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower key borrowing costs by a bold half-point next......
2019-08-23, 22:52

Wall St. pushes higher on trade hopes, dovish Fed bets Wall Street's main indexes rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inching close to record levels, as President Donald Trump's comments on restarting trade talks with China added to optimism of a more accommodative Federal Reserve....
2019-06-18, 19:39

MLB playoff rankings: Eight best World Series bets after the trade deadline Baseball's trade deadline has passed and the league's contenders had varying levels of success in acquiring additional assets. Who's in the best shape?       ...
2019-08-01, 03:52

Wall Street ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 ended the session within striking distance of its all-time closing high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank....
2019-09-13, 01:26

IMF stands by yuan view; says China could need stimulus if trade war worsens The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that China's yuan valuation was largely in line with economic fundamentals, but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China to pursue a more flexible exchange rate with less intervention....
2019-08-10, 03:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks scale one-month highs on China-U.S. trade optimism An index of Latin American stocks scaled one-month highs on Thursday, while currencies strengthened as conciliatory trade measures between the United States and China aided risk appetite. U.S. President Donald Trump delayed an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods by two weeks after China exempte...
2019-09-12, 22:13

U.S.-China Trade War's Global Impact Grows Fallout from the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is rippling through the global economy, hurting confidence among U.S. small businesses, crimping trade among industrial giants in Asia and hitting export-oriented factories in Europe....
2019-09-03, 05:26

Wall Street muted as rate cut bets temper trade tensions Wall Street's main indexes edged higher in choppy trading on Thursday, as expectations of a supportive central bank kept in check worries of a flare up in trade tensions after President Donald Trump's fresh China tariffs threat....
2019-06-06, 20:52

Wall Street subdued as rate cut bets temper trade tensions U.S. stocks eked out gains in choppy trading on Thursday, as hopes of an interest rate cut outweighed fears of a flare up in U.S.-China trade tensions after comments from President Donald Trump....
2019-06-06, 18:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 closed within striking distance of its all-time high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank....
2019-09-12, 22:13

Expected Fiscal Stimulus, US-China Trade War To Guide Markets: Experts Analysts opined that investors are awaiting a stimulus package and relief for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from the super-rich surcharge which was announced in the Budget in July....
2019-08-18, 14:52

Trade war risks outweigh gains from stimulus for emerging markets: Fitch Looser monetary policy from major central banks will help relieve some of the pressures felt by emerging markets but U.S.-China trade tensions remain an urgent concern, a senior official at Fitch Ratings said....
2019-06-20, 18:52

U.S. businesses are taking down job listings as Trump’s trade war grows Companies have already scaled back spending on equipment and new buildings. Now there are early signs that business leaders are pulling back on hiring, too....
2019-08-13, 16:26

UPDATE 2-European shares hand back gains after White House dampens Sino-U.S. trade optimism European shares handed back gains to close flat on Thursday after comments from the White House undid optimism over a potential Sino-U.S. trade deal, while a strong rally in shares of chemicals giant Bayer propped up German equities....
2019-06-27, 20:13

US STOCKS-Wall Street advances on trade concessions, euro zone stimulus Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 hovered a hair's breadth below its all-time high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank....
2019-09-12, 22:13

UPDATE 2-European shares hit 6-week high on trade relief, stimulus hope European shares hit six-week highs on Wednesday, supported by easing U.S.-China trade tensions and hopes of fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank, while news from individual companies played into the upbeat mood....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Wall Street gets boost from easing trade concerns, euro zone stimulus U.S. stocks were on track for a second straight session of gains on Thursday, after a stimulus drive by the European Central Bank added to an upbeat mood from trade concessions by Washington and Beijing ahead of planned negotiations in October....
2019-09-12, 19:52

CANADA STOCKS-TSX notches record high amid trade hopes, ECB stimulus Canada's main stock index climbed to a record high on Thursday, led by financial shares, as a thaw in U.S.-China trade tensions and the European Central Bank's new stimulus measures boosted investor sentiment....
2019-09-12, 22:13

US STOCKS-S&P 500 closes in on record-high on trade hopes, euro zone stimulus The S&P 500 inched closer to its all-time high on Thursday, after a stimulus drive by the European Central Bank added to an upbeat mood from trade concessions by Washington and Beijing ahead of planned negotiations in October....
2019-09-12, 21:00

Buzz of Russell Westbrook trade grows at Summer League USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt is on site at NBA Summer League and the buzz surrounding a potential Russell Westbrook trade has dominated the conversation.       ...
2019-07-09, 15:52

U.S. Proposes New Tariffs on $4 Billion of E.U. Goods as Trade Dispute Grows The United States moved to impose levies on more products than previously planned in an escalation of its fight with Europe over government aid for Boeing and Airbus....
2019-07-02, 21:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks rise on hopes for U.S.-China trade, monetary stimulus Asian stocks rose on Thursday on hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade frictions and expectations that the European Central Bank will kick off another wave of monetary easing by global central banks....
2019-09-12, 07:39

Asia stocks set to trade lower as Hong Kong crisis grows Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Hong Kong authorities will attempt to restart flights at the airport after operations were crippled on Monday due to protests....
2019-08-13, 02:00

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn and wheat could lose out with the package that could top $15 billion....
2019-05-22, 22:13

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in scale and organization....
2019-08-01, 16:26

Investors have set their eyes on Thailand as the trade war deepens, says CEO Thailand is set to see an uptick in investment amid the U.S.-China trade war, says the president and CEO of U.S.-ASEAN Business Council, Alexander Feldman....
2019-08-27, 12:26

Stocks Rise as Investors Hope for Trade Progress U.S. stocks rose Thursday, with the S&P 500 snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors hope for progress on the trade between the U.S. and China....
2019-06-27, 23:26

Investors retreat from U.S. stock funds as trade war expands Investors pulled approximately $4.7 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week as concerns about escalating trade wars weighed on equity markets worldwide, according to data released Wednesday by the Investment Company Institute. The retreat from domes...
2019-06-05, 18:52

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
2019-07-18, 08:00

Trade Progress Hides Undercurrent of Risks for Investors Markets cautiously celebrated President Trump’s moves to defuse trade tensions with China over the weekend. Investors should be more wary. The type of deal on display reflects a worrisome trend that other countries are starting to follow: Trade has become just another bargaining chip in global polit...
2019-07-02, 16:13

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
2019-06-12, 21:26

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall Street analysts....
2019-06-01, 22:39

US STOCKS-Futures rise as investors cheer trade progress U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday as new signs of progress in trade relations between the United States and China comforted markets, which have been rankled by a prolonged stand off between the world's two largest economies....
2019-09-13, 15:13

Asian shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies Asian shares are higher as investors continue to rejigger their read on President Donald Trump’s trade war and growing worries about slowing economies around the world...
2019-08-19, 09:39

Stocks Slip as Investors Weigh Trade Against Monetary Policy U.S. equity markets ticked slightly lower as investors wavered between fears of rising trade tensions and hopes that policy makers will bolster markets with fresh stimulus measures....
2019-06-12, 02:26

China tech bonds reward investors as trade war fears ebb The beaten-down bonds of Chinese internet companies have rebounded since the May flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions, reaping a good profit for investors who braved the storm to buy the dips....
2019-07-10, 16:52

Stocks move higher as investors push through trade anxiety Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street as investors at least temporarily set aside concerns about the heated trade war between the U.S. and China that roiled the market earlier in the week...
2019-08-08, 22:39

U.S. Government Bonds Decline as Investors Watch for Trade Signals U.S government-bond prices fell after the White House said it would grant temporary exemptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies, raising hopes of a thaw in trade tensions....
2019-05-21, 23:26

Investors wade back in to U.S. stocks as trade concerns mount Investors jumped back in to the U.S. stock market for the first time since mid-April by sending roughly $3.7 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week,......
2019-05-29, 19:26

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises as investors eye U.S.-China trade talks at G20 Wall Street advanced on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of the much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan....
2019-06-29, 01:13

Investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks on 'trade deal trauma': BAML Global equities have seen outflows of $20.5 billion in the past week as "trade deal trauma" pushed more money into bonds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, the latest sign of how growing......
2019-05-21, 17:13

European markets edge higher as investors monitor trade war escalations European markets opened higher Thursday after the pan-European Stoxx 600 reached its lowest point since March 11, as investors navigate the latest escalations in the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-30, 10:26

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-23, 16:39

Chip stocks brush off trade war and rally to near record highs as investors bet on 5G Semiconductor companies, especially those that sell heavily to China, have faced major headwinds this year. But investors are betting on a big payoff in 2020....
2019-09-18, 21:39

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
2019-07-03, 04:39

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Oil Prices Sink as Trade Tensions Limit Investors' Appetite for Risk Oil prices fell as investors’ risk appetite was hampered by trade tensions that could limit demand. Crude tracked losses in global markets after the U.S. and China dispute appeared to move further from resolution....
2019-05-29, 13:39

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-21, 18:52

Wall St. Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-21, 19:26

Asia markets trade lower as investors await China's growth data Investors will be watching out for Chinese gross domestic product data for the second quarter, set to be released at 10:00 a.m. HK/SIN, for clues as to whether policy makers will introduce more stimulus measures in the coming months....
2019-07-15, 03:26

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
2019-06-22, 01:13

Investors trim cash, buy stocks on dovish Fed, trade truce: BAML poll Fund managers have trimmed cash holdings and added risk to their portfolios following the U.S. Federal Reserve's dovish pivot and after Beijing and Washington agreed a temporary truce to their......
2019-07-16, 14:00

Treasury yields off record lows as investors monitor US-China trade developments U.S. government debt prices ticked lower Thursday morning as investors monitored U.S.-China trade developments and looked ahead to fresh economic data....
2019-08-29, 11:13

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting......
2019-06-07, 05:26

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as investors await Chinese inflation data China's inflation rate for the month of July is set to be released around 9:30 a.m. HK/SIN on Friday. Investors will be looking out for the impact of pork prices, which have been persistently high as a result of an outbreak African swine fever....
2019-08-09, 02:52

Asia stocks subdued as investors await Chinese trade data; Singapore GDP falls 3.4% Preliminary data released Friday showed gross domestic product in Singapore dropping 3.4% in the April-June period, badly missing analyst expectations....
2019-07-12, 03:39

Asia stocks rise as investors watch US-China trade developments, Shenzhen jumps more than 2% Stocks in Asia traded higher Tuesday afternoon as investors watch for developments on the U.S.-China trade front following a recent escalation in tensions....
2019-08-27, 07:26

Markets could face 'bearish black hole' Warnings are sounding in global financial markets, punctuated by a cascade of selling in everything from stocks and crude oil to metals like iron ore....
2019-08-08, 19:00

Markets could face another 'bearish black hole' Warnings are sounding in global financial markets, punctuated by a cascade of selling in everything from stocks and crude oil to metals like iron ore....
2019-08-08, 17:52

Tesla's bullish analysts turn bearish A sell-off of Tesla shares sparked by slowing deliveries and a chaotic shift in retailing strategy early this year has accelerated this month, with several analysts sounding alarms about petering demand....
2019-05-21, 23:13

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
2019-05-23, 01:26

BAML: Buy risky assets as sentiment gets extremely bearish Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday its market sentiment indicator has fallen to a level so bearish it has triggered a "contrarian" buy signal for assets considered more risky, such as......
2019-08-30, 17:39

Fed's Bullard says only a 'sustained' bond inversion would be a bearish signal The inversion of portions of the Treasury bond yield curve this week "would have to be sustained over a period of time" to be taken as a "bearish" signal for a U.S. economy, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said....
2019-08-16, 17:39

One top tech investor is betting against chip stocks, bearish Netflix AlphaOne Capital Partners' Dan Niles is forecasting a fall in semiconductor stocks as he believes chipmakers will start to cut their earnings forecasts for the second half of the year....
2019-06-13, 23:13

Tesla forecasts turn bearish on Wall Street as Q2 nears end Worries about demand for Tesla's vehicles have dominated investor sentiment this year, and the shares have fallen nearly 34 percent so far in 2019....
2019-06-20, 18:13

OPEC sees bearish oil outlook for rest of 2019, points to 2020 surplus OPEC delivered a downbeat oil market outlook for the rest of 2019 on Friday as economic growth slows and highlighted challenges in 2020 as rivals pump more, building a case to keep up an OPEC-led pact to curb supply....
2019-08-16, 22:00

Ethereum market faces bearish ‘death cross’ pattern, while Bitcoin retains momentum Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, is struggling to find any sense of market momentum, with its price dropping almost 50 percent since its 2019-peak of $349. To make matters worse, Ethereum‘s market is on the verge of a “death cross.” This is a spooky technical pattern that’s only ...
2019-09-04, 13:52

S&P 500, Dow hit new highs on rate cut optimism The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs on Friday, as the indexes continued a strong run for the week on raised expectations of an interest rate cut this month....
2019-07-12, 17:39

Dealers' optimism faded a bit from last year Dealers' optimistic view of the U.S. market waned last quarter amid softening new-vehicle sales and a mounting threat of tariffs. They remained optimistic about inventory levels, but as lease return volume comes down, their confidence will likely dim, a Cox Automotive survey says....
2019-06-10, 09:39

S&P 500 rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 summit The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed higher in a broad-based rally on Thursday as investors looked to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan this weekend for progress in the long-running U.S.-China trade dispute, which has whipsawed markets for months....
2019-06-27, 23:39

Boris Johnson: Brexit needs greater optimism On a visit to Scotland, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he hopes to end negativity about leaving the European Union and focus on new opportunities. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-07, 05:26

Stocks gain on Fed rate cut optimism; oil drops A gauge of global stocks advanced on Thursday, erasing declines on a late rally after comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker heightened expectations for a rate cut, while oil prices dropped on forecasts of rising output....
2019-07-19, 04:26

In need of relentless optimism? The 10 best ‘hopepunk’ shows to binge now It’s the TV genre that offers a sunny, uplifting take on the world, in contrast to, well, everything else. Here are the shows to watch when ‘grimdark’ programming becomes too muchThe BBC has announced that it has invested £150,000 in a podcast series that will attempt to cash in on the trend for “ho...
2019-06-11, 00:00

Fed Stimulus Just Ain't What It Used to Be Unnerved by mounting risks to the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve is considering lowering interest rates. Rate cuts might not provide the economy with as much oomph as in the past, though....
2019-06-17, 16:26

"Life-changing" Surgery Gives Andy Murray Cause For Optimism Andy Murray has entered the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club in London this week for what will be his first taste of action since going under the knife in January....
2019-06-18, 19:00

Rush to Corporate Bonds Reflects Cautious Optimism A shift by some investors to corporate bonds from stocks indicates relative confidence in the ability to pay back debt despite slowing earnings growth....
2019-09-10, 20:26

Arsenal optimism faces first major test at Liverpool "The two remaining teams with 100 percent Premier League records this season go head-to-head on Saturday when Liverpool host a new-look Arsenal at Anfield in an encounter that will act as a barometer to measure the London club\u0027s progress."...
2019-08-22, 17:39

The Institute is archetypal Stephen King, but with less guts and more optimism The marketing for The Institute boldly compares Stephen King’s new novel to the estimable It, no doubt due to Pennywise’s long shadow over the zeitgeist of the moment. But, while there’s a gaggle of pre-teens akin to The Losers’ Club at the center of this story, The Institute shares more DNA with an...
2019-09-09, 18:26

US STOCKS-Futures push higher on rate cut optimism U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Friday, with Wall Street looking set to extend this week's strong run after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's dovish remarks boosted bets of an interest rate cut this month....
2019-07-12, 16:13

Trouble Spots Lurk Beneath Earnings Optimism Investors are emphasizing the positives, but there’s plenty of fresh evidence of a slowdown in results from United Technologies and other industrial companies....
2019-07-23, 17:52

The Mets’ Latest August Run Stalls, but Optimism Abounds Their eight-game win streak came to an end, but the Mets are on the verge of a playoff spot. They carry plenty of momentum into a six-game road trip....
2019-08-12, 01:13

Investor optimism hit 3-year low in early August. Here's why Wells Fargo's survey on investor confidence suggests that they were rattled by the U.S. trade war with China and other factors.       ...
2019-08-23, 18:26

UPS Bets on Amazon, Despite Risk As FedEx stops shipping Amazon packages, United Parcel Service mulls a question similar to the one its delivery rival just faced: grow alongside one of the world’s largest shippers or cut off a looming competitor?...
2019-08-11, 20:39

Wall Street hits record high on rate cut optimism The three main indexes hit record intraday highs on Friday, continuing a strong run for the week on hopes of an interest rate cut this month, while investors waited for the start of the corporate earnings season next week....
2019-07-12, 20:52

Coach celebrates the city with colour and optimism on the High Line Bright leather and bold knitwear dominate the runway as Stuart Vevers unveils designs for the new decadeFashion brand Coach took over the newest section of New York’s High Line on Tuesday afternoon to present its spring/summer 2020 collection – it was an apt backdrop for a collection which took the ...
2019-09-11, 03:39

Optimism may hold secret to longer life, study suggests Research claims people who ‘look on the bright side’ stand better chance of reaching 85Seeing the glass as half full may mean a longer life, according to research suggesting that optimists not only live longer in general, but have a better chance of reaching 85 or older.It is not the first time opti...
2019-08-27, 08:13

Quiet nature of NHL labor talks breeds cautious optimism Representatives from the NHL and NHL Players' Association have met numerous times over the past eight months and not once in a secret underground bunker or a dark parking garage....
2019-09-10, 15:39

Wall St. notches all-time highs on lingering rate-cut optimism All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as firm expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
2019-07-12, 23:52

People with higher optimism more likely to live 'exceptionally long lives' A new study that followed tens of thousands of adults found that those with higher optimism lived longer and were more likely to reach 85 years of age....
2019-08-28, 04:39

Wall St. edges higher on Microsoft's beat, rate cut optimism Wall Street's main indexes inched higher on Friday after solid results from technology giant Microsoft added to an upbeat mood following hints from a top Federal Reserve official that a U.S. interest rate cut could be imminent....
2019-07-19, 18:26

Iran voices optimism over nuclear deal after talks with France Tehran says gap is closing on views after phone conversation between Macron and Rouhani Iran and France have moved closer in their views on the future of Tehran’s nuclear deal with the west after talks between the countries’ presidents, the Iranian government has said.The French president, Emmanuel ...
2019-09-03, 05:00

| Starlet Stanway shows the way as England move forward with optimism It was England's youngest player who summed up the strength in depth available to coach Phil Neville as they defeated Japan in the Women's World Cup....
2019-06-20, 17:00

Liverpool 0-1 Reading: Reds have grounds for optimism despite losing WSL opener If Liverpool Women are to deliver on manager Vicky Jepson's target of an improvement on last season's eighth-placed finish this year, then games like this may well be crucial....
2019-09-08, 17:39

MLB: Breaking down best way to wager first inning Yes/No bets LAS VEGAS — As a society, we love instant gratification, whether it’s quick meals in the microwave or instant access to news (or any other content) online. So, it makes sense that we’re looking for a quicker way to cash a bet. I mean, who has time to sweat a game for three hours? We......
2019-06-08, 22:26

Volkswagen bets big on electric — but will consumers buy in? RANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto market. The cars are the result of massive investments in battery technology and new factories driven...
2019-09-09, 22:00

How Woodford Investment's bets took a bad turn When Neil Woodford left the fund management giant Invesco Perpetual in October 2013 to set up his own company, he was without doubt Britain's most-garlanded asset manager....
2019-06-04, 18:00

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies gain on Fed optimism, Brazil assets dip Latin American currencies were set to close higher on Thursday for a sixth straight session, taking cues from the U.S. Federal Reserve's dovish stance, while assets in Brazil underperformed as the euphoria over the pension reform vote waned. MSCI's Latin American currencies moved o.6% higher i...
2019-07-11, 22:26

Report: EU officials dismiss Boris Johnson's optimism on Brexit talks European Union officials on Sunday dismissed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statements that negotiations for Britain to leave the bloc have progressed....
2019-09-15, 19:52

The cult of optimism got us into this mess. It’s time to embrace pessimism | David Olusoga Complacent attitudes of ‘everything will turn out all right’ are misplaced when the country is confronted by crisesWhen historians write the last pages of their books, and the producers of history documentaries sit down to edit the final minutes of their programmes, there is often a strong urge to l...
2019-07-14, 13:52

Borussia Dortmund fans filled with optimism despite missing out on Bundesliga title As the last matchday of the Bundesliga season approached, many were thrilled by the prospect of Borussia Dortmund winning the title. Despite that not happening, their fans had their reasons to celebrate....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Nicolas Pépé cameo gives Arsenal cause for optimism in workaday win| Jonathan Wilson The £72m record signing’s arrival off the bench was of potentially far greater significance for the Gunners than the 1-0 victory over Newcastle UnitedA substitute appearance lasting 20 minutes plus injury time and 10 largely unremarkable touches may not seem like much, but in them were encapsulated ...
2019-08-12, 03:13

Wall Street stocks climb, dollar drops on rate-cut optimism U.S. stocks edged higher and the dollar fell as hopes rose for an imminent interest-rate cut, while oil futures were little changed as supply worries triggered by a tropical storm were offset by signs of a global surplus for several months....
2019-07-12, 20:52

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open higher on rate cut optimism Wall Street looked set to open higher on Friday, putting the three indexes on track to extend this week's strong run fueled by rising expectations of an interest rate cut this month....
2019-07-12, 16:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies climb to 15-month high on Fed optimism Latin American currencies scaled a 15-month high on Friday as hopes of an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month boosted investor confidence, while stock indices in the region were subdued. MSCI's index of Latin American currencies touched its highest levels since April 20...
2019-07-12, 22:39

Nicolas Pépé cameo gives Arsenal cause for optimism in workaday win | Jonathan Wilson The £72m record signing’s arrival off the bench was of potentially far greater significance for the Gunners than the 1-0 victory over Newcastle UnitedA substitute appearance lasting 20 minutes plus injury time and 10 largely unremarkable touches may not seem like much, but in them were encapsulated ...
2019-08-11, 20:13

World stocks, oil jump amid optimism over Mexican tariffs delay Major world stock indexes and oil prices jumped on Thursday as investor optimism grew following a report that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
2019-06-07, 01:13

FOREX-Dollar falls for a 2nd day on U.S. rate cut bets The dollar slipped for a second day against its rivals on Thursday on the back of softer U.S. Treasury yields after weak housing data as investors geared up for a policy meeting next week where officials are set to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade....
2019-07-18, 12:39

New Jersey may let Golden Nugget casino take some NBA bets ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering loosening their sports betting restrictions to allow the owner of the Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association teams. Texas billionaire Tilman Fertitta owns the casino and also owns the NBA’s Hou...
2019-06-19, 00:52

Powell's speech support U.S. rate-cut bets U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank will do what it can to preserve the longest U.S. economic expansion on record, supporting bets......
2019-08-23, 22:52

Apple Bets More Cameras Can Keep iPhone Humming The new iPhone is expected to remain the star of Apple’s annual publicity showcase, but the spotlight is starting to turn toward younger products the company is counting on for growth....
2019-09-08, 17:13

Toyota spreads its bets across the transportation spectrum From batteries and self-driving vehicles to lunar rovers and ride-hailing companies, Toyota is on an investment spree, pouring more than $3 billion into deals and partnerships in recent years....
2019-08-01, 13:26

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide who don’t use banks or other traditional institutions. The cryptocurrency sector has for years tried to do the same and failed....
2019-08-22, 17:13

Fiat bets on electric '500' as it moves on from Renault Fiat Chrysler (FCA) plans to invest 700 million euros ($788 million) in an electric makeover of its iconic Fiat 500, a top executive said on Thursday, as the automaker seeks to move on from its failed bid to merge with France's Renault ....
2019-07-11, 17:39

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primaries....
2019-05-21, 15:26

UPDATE 4-Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 bln Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualize data....
2019-06-10, 22:52

Bets on Patriots drive line vs. Dolphins to -18.5 With the line currently favoring the Patriots by 18.5 points, the Dolphins would be the biggest NFL home underdog in the past 12 seasons entering Sunday's game....
2019-09-13, 18:00

Stocks, Treasuries climb on bets for U.S. rate cut Major world stock markets edged higher and the U.S. Treasuries market resumed its recent rally on Wednesday as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates and help boost a sluggish global economy....
2019-06-05, 18:26

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualize data....
2019-06-11, 01:26

How to avoid making catastrophic innovation bets Business executives must make big bets to sustain leadership or else risk obsolescence. But there's a right way and a wrong way to take on those risks.Read More...
2019-06-08, 23:26

Stocks Climb After ECB Stimulus Package U.S. stocks edged higher after the European Central Bank unveiled a sweeping stimulus package and President Trump said he would delay an increase in tariffs on some Chinese imports....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Kudlow: no stimulus tax cuts in near future Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters outside the White House on Thursday the economy is in good shape and there are no stimulus tax cuts in the near future. The White House had floated the idea of a payroll tax cut. (Aug. 23)        ...
2019-08-23, 10:52

Lyft rises after Uber's CEO shows optimism about competition on the company's first earnings call Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi echoed his rival's optimism about the direction of the ride-sharing market on the company's first earnings call....
2019-05-31, 19:39

Downbeat U.S. earnings sour investor optimism; euro slides on soft data U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday as a series of disappointing earnings reports damped investor optimism over the prospect of a new round of U.S.-China trade talks next week, while the euro dropped to a two-month low amid soft economic data....
2019-07-24, 17:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St stocks climb, dollar drops on rate-cut optimism * Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates after U.S. market open, adds commentary, changes byline, previous dateline LONDON)...
2019-07-12, 20:52

Lindsey Graham after Iran shoots down US drone: ‘All bets are off’ Sen. Lindsey Graham issued a strong warning to Iran after they shot down a U.S. drone that was flying over international waters late Wednesday. Iran claims the drone was flying over their airspace....
2019-06-20, 20:13

RPT-Weak data, rate cut bets weigh on sterling Sterling and gilt yields fell on Wednesday as economic data reinforced money markets' view that the Bank of England would join its central bank counterparts in cutting interest rates to shore up a worsening economic outlook....
2019-07-03, 17:13

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation feeds Fed bets World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a barely visible rise in U.S. inflation kept up talk of an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12, 16:13

Owlcam bets the dash cam is the new frontier in machine learning To do machine learning right, some take the approach of getting in the middle of a big problem and hoping to amass the data to train the network. That's the bet of startup Owlcam, whose $349 camera and service offering claims to have received millions of videos from its customers, building its datab...
2019-06-27, 22:39

After Jony Ive, Apple Bets a Pragmatist Can Turn Prophet Apple’s Jeff Williams has gone from heading procurement to leading all of the tech giant’s operations. Now he has a new responsibility: creating the iconic gadgets that make the company hum....
2019-07-05, 12:00

If CUSMA not ratified before election, ‘all bets are off’: business head The deal could face risks if not ratified before the Canadian election and the American primaries starting shortly afterwards, says one business leader....
2019-06-16, 18:13

Sharps sound off on favorite strategies for hedging their bets Hockey’s Stanley Cup Final could come to an end Sunday (NBC, 8 p.m.) when the St. Louis Blues play host to the Boston Bruins. Pre-series underdog St. Louis is one win away from a championship. One of their avid fans is one win away from pocketing $100,000. If you’ve been following sports betting med...
2019-06-09, 22:39

New Jersey takes over $318M sports bets, more than Nevada While New York lawmakers waffled over legal sports betting, New Jersey was raking in the dough, according to a new report. In May, the Garden State took in more wagers than any other state — including gambling mecca Nevada, according to ESPN. New Jersey bookmakers accepted $318.9 million in sports b...
2019-06-28, 00:39

Fed rate cut bets lift stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar....
2019-07-19, 13:13

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised......
2019-05-24, 11:39

Fed rate cut bets buoy stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar....
2019-07-19, 16:13

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Trader bets silver's sterling rally has even more room to run Silver hits its 2017 high. Is it time to turn to safety? With CNBC's Rahel Solomon and the "Futures Now" traders, Anthony Grisanti of Tickertocker and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services....
2019-08-27, 23:39

Would you be willing to fly on a pilotless jet? Airbus bets the answer is yes – eventually An Airbus executive says it already has the technology for pilotless passenger planes but needs to win over the traveling public and regulators.       ...
2019-06-18, 17:52

ECB hawks rally against Draghi's farewell stimulus Conservative policymakers slammed the European Central Bank's lavish stimulus measures on Friday, voicing doubts about the need and effectiveness of a package that could consume most of the bank's remaining firepower....
2019-09-13, 22:00

The case for US stimulus just got weaker. Europe's is only getting stronger 1. America vs. Europe: The United States and Europe could both soon turn on the stimulus taps. The events of the past week have bolstered the case in Europe, but undermined it in the United States....
2019-07-08, 03:52

Draghi's stimulus hints put ECB in Trump's crosshairs The European Central Bank will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, signaling one of the biggest policy reversals of his eight-year tenure and provoking the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-06-18, 18:13

Chinese Stocks Gain on Hopes for Stimulus Chinese stocks inched higher on Monday after new data showed growth in the world’s second largest economy slowed to its weakest pace since 1992, raising expectations of more supportive policy from Beijing....
2019-07-15, 10:13

Wall St. opens higher on stimulus hopes Wall Street opened higher on Monday, after China's plans of an interest rate reform reinforced hopes that major economies would act to counter the impact of escalating global trade tensions....
2019-08-19, 16:13

Asian factories suffering, more stimulus seen ahead Asian factory activity contracted further in July, fuelling worries that a Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in China could tilt the world toward a global recession, which central banks will have to fight with depleted ammunition....
2019-08-01, 06:13

Does Germany need a stimulus package to cope with recession? German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession. It would mark a departure from a policy of balanced annual budgets....
2019-08-21, 11:26

After Fed turn, Europe faces stimulus question The European Central Bank is weighing what to do about growth worries and sluggish inflation, just two days after the U.S. Federal Reserve opened the door to more stimulus....
2019-06-06, 08:39

White House economist: Jobs report shows risks to economy, but still reasons for optimism Top Trump economic adviser Kevin Hassett said that Friday’s jobs report indicates higher risks to the economy but that he remains hopeful job growth will pick up in June and the U.S. will avoid a recession....
2019-06-07, 19:39

Asian shares fall as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts Asian shares fell on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data tempered expectations for a Fed rate cut, while the Turkish lira hovered near two-week lows on worries about central bank independence....
2019-07-08, 06:13

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers at the Rivers Casino near Schenectady noshed on hot dogs and sipped spiked seltzers as they plunked ...
2019-07-17, 00:39

Asian shares stumble as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large rate cut, while the Turkish lira hovered near two-week lows on worries about central bank independence....
2019-07-08, 09:13

Women's World Cup: USA four-goal favorite over Chile; other good bets The United States Women's National Team is a four-goal favorite over Chile at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after scoring 13 goal against Thailand....
2019-06-15, 00:39

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank....
2019-05-28, 16:00

Bets on Falling Interest Rates Unleash Gold Rally Gold is on its longest winning streak in almost a year and a half, the latest signal that investors are preparing for the Fed to lower interest rates amid signs of a slowdown in economic growth....
2019-06-09, 15:26

New York Giants at Cincinnati Bengals odds, picks and best bets Previewing the New York Giants at Cincinnati Bengals Week 3 preseason match up, with NFL preseason betting odds, picks and best bets       ...
2019-08-21, 01:13

Speculators trim bullish bets on U.S. dollar -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to the smallest position since early April, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
2019-06-07, 23:26

Prop bets abound ahead of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Bettors won’t be left hungry just because New Jersey put the kibosh on gambling on the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Online gambling sites such as Bovada are happy to accept wagers on every aspect of the annual Coney Island contest — whether, for example, 11-time champion and heavy fa...
2019-07-04, 01:13

Doritos Bets Consumers Will Recognize the Brand in Its Logo-Free Ad Advertisers typically pay up to get their name front and center during big events. Frito-Lay, a PepsiCo-owned company, is launching a new campaign for Doritos, but its ads will leave out a key element: any mention of its product....
2019-08-26, 22:26

NFL bets: Browns have better postseason odds than eight 2018 playoff teams The New England Patriots have an NFL-best 84.2 percent chance of making the playoffs, while the Miami Dolphins have just an 8.6 percent change of appearing in the 2019 postseason, according to an online sports book....
2019-06-17, 20:26

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bets the house on a broadly comic casino riff Has Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ever done an episode as purely goofy as this? Sure, there have been some lighthearted outings, like season four’s “Hot Potato Soup” and its Koenig brothers silliness, but that was deep into a season already marked with severe emotional beats. We’re still feeling o...
2019-05-25, 04:26

Long-range NFL bets worth making: Steelers will surprise LAS VEGAS — Summer vacation ends this week in the NFL, with all 32 teams reporting to training camp by Friday. The betting world revolves around football. And although the NFL never really leaves us anymore, there’s definitely a different feel in the air in anticipation of Patrick Mahomes launching ...
2019-07-23, 20:39

Moveworks bets IT overload is a natural language processing problem Help-desk tickets are regularly stranded for 72 hours while admins try to figure out what people are actually asking. Startup Moveworks is adapting natural language understanding to decipher and automate those mysterious requests....
2019-05-24, 22:39

Auto Makers Raise Bets in China Despite Market Slowdown China, despite falling car sales, remains the industry proving ground for electric vehicles as Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota—plus Chinese startups—pour in....
2019-06-08, 15:52

Setback for EU fighter jets as Malaysia bets on palm oil barter Hamstrung by huge public debt, Malaysia is planning to use palm oil to buy military equipment, including fighter jets. European defense companies are not enthused about Kuala Lumpur's latest attempt at barter trade....
2019-05-29, 21:26

Wall Street jumps on German stimulus hopes Technology shares led Wall Street's advance on Friday as a waning bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the market at the close of a turbulent week....
2019-08-16, 22:00

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
2019-08-17, 06:52

Weak European inflation bolsters case for stimulus Inflation in the 19-country eurozone was stuck at a low annual rate of 1% in August, potentially bolstering the argument for the European Central Bank to provide more stimulus to the economy when it meets next month...
2019-08-30, 12:00

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
2019-07-19, 00:26

Draghi's dovish talk steers his successor toward a new era of stimulus Investors in Europe are likely to receive more clues this week on who will replace Mario Draghi, just days after the European Central Bank president signaled that more accommodative policy could be on the way....
2019-06-19, 18:00

ECB hints at more stimulus as global economy outlook dims If eurozone inflation stays low, the European Central Bank (ECB) could cut interest rates even further and take other steps to boost it, ECB chief Mario Draghi said. The remark prompted accusations from Donald Trump....
2019-06-18, 22:26

China's bank loans up in August, more stimulus expected Chinese regulators have been trying to boost bank lending and lower financing costs for more than a year. But some analysts say credit demand has not picked up as much as expected....
2019-09-12, 06:13

Government's 70,000-Crore Stimulus No "Game Changer", Say Some Economists On Saturday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the tax refund program for exporters from January 1 will cost the government Rs 50,000 crore ($7 billion) in revenue annually....
2019-09-16, 07:52

ECB announces fresh stimulus as eurozone economy falters Mario Draghi says bank will reboot quantitative easing in month Lagarde succeeds himThe European Central Bank has announced a fresh stimulus package in an attempt to prevent the fragile eurozone economy from grinding to a halt, with an interest rate cut and plans to pump €20bn (£19bn) a month into t...
2019-09-12, 20:39

Futures edge higher on hopes of monetary stimulus U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Monday, as mixed global economic data drove expectations of monetary stimulus from central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve....
2019-09-09, 13:39

METALS-Copper ticks up on China stimulus hopes Copper prices advanced on Monday as China announced new measures to support its economy amid a damaging trade war with the United States, potentially improving demand for the red metal....
2019-08-19, 09:39

Opposition Mounts to Draghi's Plans for a Last ECB Stimulus Package European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s plans for a final burst of monetary stimulus before his term ends is running into opposition, raising the prospect he will have to temper or hold off on launching a bond-buying program....
2019-09-10, 13:39

Global Stocks Tick Higher on China Stimulus Global markets edged up after China late Friday undertook stimulus measures as data showed its economy has been pressured by trade tensions with the U.S....
2019-09-09, 12:26

Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharply as markets were wagering....
2019-08-22, 04:26

Oil rises 2% after attack on Saudi field, stimulus expectations Oil prices gained roughly 2% on Monday after a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemen's Houthi forces threatened crude supplies and as traders looked for signs that top economies would take measures to counteract a global slowdown....
2019-08-19, 21:26

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on as economy slows The European Central Bank is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms markets risks pushing up borrowing costs....
2019-09-12, 12:39

ECB Minutes Back Up Signals of Broad Stimulus Package European Central Bank officials gave a further signal that they would launch a big stimulus package next month, which could include rate cuts and asset purchases, in an effort to arrest the region’s economic slowdown....
2019-08-22, 17:13

ECB injects fresh stimulus in bid to inspire sluggish eurozone Outgoing ECB President Mario Draghi achieved his goal of further cuts to interest rates and the renewal of bond buying for the euro area. But some policymakers are skeptical that the move was necessary....
2019-09-12, 17:52

Inflation remains weak in eurozone as ECB mulls stimulus FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Annual inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro remained stuck at 1.2% in June, well below their central bank’s goal despite years of stimulus policies. The official figure released Friday by the EU statistics agency matched the May reading and came in short of...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Barron Trump: First son grows up With his father, Donald Trump, always in the spotlight, Barron Trump has grown up before our eyes. Now first son, he turned 13 on March 20, 2019.        ...
2019-08-20, 05:00

Raucous indie rockers and dance-pop icons: 13 of Pitchfork 2019’s best bets Some 40-plus acts take the stage in Chicago’s Union Park this weekend, many of whom put out some of The A.V. Club’s favorite albums of 2018 and 2019 (so far). Which means that, even if Pitchfork is one of the city’s more manageable high-profile summer fests, there’s more great music to hear than hum...
2019-07-17, 15:01

UPDATE 1-Speculators trim bullish bets on U.S. dollar -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to the smallest position since early April, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position, derived from net positions...
2019-06-07, 23:26

With a Roster Full of Holes, the Jets Tried to Place Their Draft Bets Wisely Quinnen Williams could be a big win as a first-round choice. The team’s other five draft picks offer potential for reward — along with plenty of risk....
2019-05-21, 22:52

Speculators cut long dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
2019-09-14, 01:39

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL) UPDATE 4-Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 bln Tableau buy (June 10) Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualize data....
2019-06-12, 17:39

Amazon bets big on Alexa smart TVs with huge Fire TV Edition rollout Not content with being embedded into smartphones, tablets, web browsers and your home's smart speakers, Amazon is continuing its push into televisions with the announcement of a number of new Fire TV Edition sets destined for the UK, Germany and Austria.The retailer giant has launched more than...
2019-09-04, 23:26

JGB prices drop on dampened Fed rate-cut bets, weak 5-year auction Japanese bond prices dropped for a second session on Tuesday as investors continued to unwind bets that the U.S. Federal Reserve will aggressively cut interest rates by 50 basis points this month....
2019-07-09, 12:39

Fund manager loses $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
2019-08-15, 00:26

Trump hits out as ECB launches new stimulus package – business live European Central Bank has voted to restart its QE programme, and hit banks with deeper negative interest rates to make them lendECB president Mario Draghi is giving a press conference nowLatest: Draghi says governments must boost spendingPresident Trump claims ECB is weakening the euroBREAKING: New ...
2019-09-12, 15:52

US STOCKS-Futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
2019-06-11, 15:13

Global stocks gain on hopes of central bank stimulus Global stock markets gained on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on stimulus that's expected from the world's central banks to support slowing growth....
2019-09-09, 13:39

Stocks rise with focus on stimulus; U.S. yield curve flat A global equities gauge rose on Wednesday for a third day in four as bets on more economic stimulus overcame, for now, worries over the rising prospect of a global recession....
2019-08-21, 21:39

Germany's economic resilience is crumbling and it's time for stimulus, say economists Germany's economic resilience is crumbling, fueling fears of a recession and increasing pressure on the government to deliver a fiscal stimulus package....
2019-08-14, 15:13

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on to prop up ailing economy The European Central Bank is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms markets risks pushing up borrowing costs....
2019-09-12, 10:13

Germany's Small Steps Into Stimulus Are Unlikely to Meet Economists' Hopes Economists and international organizations have urged Berlin for months to spend more to fight a looming recession, but while officials say the government is preparing measures to support demand, they are likely to fall well short of the big stimulus the world is hoping for....
2019-09-01, 21:00

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beijing will roll out more incentives such as easier credit conditions to get businesses and consumers spending....
2019-07-15, 17:13

Recession Fears Grow in Europe and E.C.B. Signals Increase in Stimulus Mario Draghi, the central bank’s president, said “additional stimulus will be required” unless the economy improves. Action could come as early as July....
2019-06-18, 17:39

Lagarde defends European Central Bank stimulus at hearing The nominee to succeed Mario Draghi as head of the European Central Bank has defended the bank’s record low interest rates and extraordinary stimulus measures deployed in the wake of the Great Recession and eurozone debt crisis...
2019-09-04, 15:00

European Central Bank: ready to give more stimulus if needed FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says that the eurozone’s monetary authority stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if the economy needs it. Draghi said in a speech Tuesday at a conference in Sintra, Portug...
2019-06-18, 12:13

German central bank chief slams ECB stimulus package Interest rate cuts and bond-buying programs to boost Europe's flagging economy "overshot the mark," according to Jens Weidmann. And he wasn't the only central banker to criticise Mario Draghi's monetary policy plans....
2019-09-14, 08:26

Powell Says Fed Prepared to Provide Stimulus if a Slowdown Hits U.S. Economy Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was prepared to provide more stimulus if a global economic slowdown, aggravated in recent weeks by geopolitical events and trade policy uncertainty, hurts the U.S. economy....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Draghi ties Lagarde's hands with promise of indefinite stimulus European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi pledged indefinite stimulus on Thursday to revive an ailing euro zone economy, tying the hands of his successor for years to come and sparking an immediate conflict with U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-09-12, 19:52

US STOCKS-Futures climb on stimulus hopes, Nvidia results U.S. stock index futures rose 1% on Friday, as hopes of more stimulus from central banks helped lift some gloom in what has been a turbulent week for markets....
2019-08-16, 16:00

Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell....
2019-08-20, 04:13

India's GDP growth hits six-year low, raising prospects of more stimulus India's economy grew at its weakest pace since 2013 between April and June as consumer demand and government spending slowed amid global trade frictions, raising chances of the central bank slashing interest rates further at its next meeting....
2019-09-02, 08:52

Economy Doesn't Need Fiscal Stimulus To Tackle Slowdown: Top Official The GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year came in at 5.8 per cent caused by slowdown in key sectors like agriculture, manufacturing and industry....
2019-08-22, 13:52

Stocks futures subdued after strong rebound on stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Tuesday as investors paused after a three-day run that was driven by hopes that major economies would act to counter a global economic downturn....
2019-08-20, 14:39

ECB vice president says another bond-buying program could be part of new stimulus The European Central Bank's (ECB) vice president said another large bond-buying program could be an option if inflation in the region doesn't reach its intended target....
2019-06-19, 12:00

Japanese stocks end at 5-1/2-week high on global stimulus hopes Japanese shares hit a 5-1/2-week closing high on Monday, supported by hopes that stimulus from the world's largest economies would help stave off a global recession....
2019-09-09, 10:00

Turkey’s Erdogan Goes His Own Way as Distrust With U.S. Grows Three years after a failed coup, the decision to buy the Russian S-400 missile system underscores the Turkish leader’s desire to hedge his alliances....
2019-07-17, 01:39

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran US defence official says it ‘has suspicions’ vessel out of contact since Saturday has been seized by IranThe US “has suspicions” that a Gulf oil tanker out of contact since it stopped transmitting its location on Saturday has been seized by Iran, a defence official has said.Tracking data from the MT...
2019-07-16, 17:13

Financial malware threat grows The number of users hit by financial malware grew by seven percent during the first half of 2019 to reach 430,000 according to new research from Kaspersky which revealed the growing threat that banking Trojans pose to both businesses and individuals.This type of malware is aimed at stealing finances...
2019-07-31, 21:39

Hold the phone: Startup Dialpad bets voice AI is key to transforming the front office Cloud-based calling systems are merging with tools to reinvent the "front office" of enterprise and the "go-to-market" process of sales and marketing. Eight-year-old startup Dialpad believes its innovative work with machine learning is the perfect mash-up of the two....
2019-08-30, 02:26

Wall St. slips as strong jobs data tempers bets of aggressive rate cut U.S. stocks fell on Friday, retreating from record closing highs, after a strong rebound in U.S. job growth in June dashed hopes of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve this month....
2019-07-05, 16:52

Asian shares stumble, dollar firms as Fed dampens bets on more rate cuts Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday while the dollar jumped to two-year highs as the U.S. Federal Reserve poured cold water on market expectations of a lengthy easing cycle following a 25 basis-point rate cut....
2019-08-01, 06:13

CORRECTED-PRECIOUS-Gold steady as big rate cut bets fade, analysts eye further upside Gold steadied on Monday, having slid 1% in the previous session on lowered expectations of a big interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but the metal's overall momentum remained supported by global geopolitical uncertainties....
2019-07-22, 17:13

UPDATE 1-Speculators cut net long dollar bets to lowest in more than a year -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position fell to its lowest in more than a year, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $13.327 billion in the week ended Aug. 20, compared with $16.7 ...
2019-08-23, 23:13

At North Carolina Rally, Trump Bets on Divisive Attacks as Way to Bolster Re-election Bid “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
2019-07-18, 04:52

Amazon bets big on you wanting an Alexa smart TV with huge Fire TV Edition rollout Not content with being embedded into smartphones, tablets, web browsers and your home's smart speakers, Amazon is continuing its push into televisions with the announcement of a number of new Fire TV Edition sets destined for the UK, Germany and Austria.The retailer giant has launched more than...
2019-09-04, 22:39

India's Reliance bets on tech for growth, announces stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries said it would launch super-fast internet in India next month, stressing that partnerships would be its path to growth as it announced a tie up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil unit to Saudi Aramco....
2019-08-13, 01:13

UPDATE 1-Speculators cut long dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position, derived from net positions of International Monetary Market speculato...
2019-09-14, 01:39

2019 Emmy Nominations Predictions: Game of Thrones, Veep and More Surefire Bets It's Emmys time, which means there are going to be a few select very happy people and fans, and quite a few broken hearts. We've already told you our dream Emmy nominations, now it's......
2019-07-15, 18:39

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
2019-06-12, 02:26

Wall St. gains as weak private jobs data raises rate cut bets U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as expectations of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve were lifted following the weakest pace of private sector jobs growth in more than nine years in May....
2019-06-05, 18:26

Global stocks climb, short-dated Treasury yields dip on bets for U.S. rate cut Major world stock markets rose and short-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates and help boost a sluggish global economy....
2019-06-05, 22:52

Asia stocks fall as Fed rate cut bets dialed back, Europe to follow Asian stocks hovered around two-and-a-half week lows on Tuesday as expectations waned for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month, while technology companies retreated on Apple Inc's overnight drop....
2019-07-09, 10:39

France's Macron bets on private-sector funding to fuel startup push France aims to raise 5 billion euros ($5.53 billion) in funds from private-sector investors to give French startup companies a leg up and help the most promising ones grow further, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday....
2019-09-18, 07:52

Wall Street rises as weak ADP jobs data bolsters rate-cut bets U.S. stocks gained on Wednesday after data showed that the private sector added fewest jobs in May since 2010, raising the odds that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates to counter a potential slowdown....
2019-06-05, 16:52

Centre Working On Stimulus Package To Address Economic Slowdown: Report The stimulus is also likely to cover the financial markets that have shown volatility in recent weeks and particularly after the Budget presentation....
2019-08-14, 04:26

ECB President Mario Draghi's swansong stimulus faces stiff opposition Draghi plans to launch a fresh round of monetary easing amid slowing growth and sluggish inflation in the eurozone. But the outgoing ECB president's efforts to exit with a bang is facing a major pushback....
2019-09-11, 13:00

Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, Apple leads tech gains U.S. stocks surged on Monday on growing hopes that major economies would act to stymie the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions, while technology stocks rose led by a nearly 3% gain in Apple's shares....
2019-08-19, 17:52

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
2019-06-18, 14:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharply as markets were wagering....
2019-08-22, 04:00

European markets close lower after Draghi's mixed message on stimulus European stocks whipsawed Thursday afternoon, after the European Central Bank ECB kept interest rates on hold but signaled that more monetary easing could be on the horizon....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Wall St. set to open higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief Wall Street was set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
2019-06-11, 15:26

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain competitive advantages over the United States....
2019-07-04, 03:52

Economic Growth Seen Slipping In April-June, More Stimulus Expected: Poll If the latest number for expansion of gross domestic product is 5.7 per cent or less, the quarter had the slowest expansion in 21 quarters, since 5.3% in January-March 2014....
2019-08-30, 03:52

European shares inch up on strong German data, stimulus hopes European stock markets opened slightly higher after data showed a surprise rise in German exports and on firmer expectations of a stimulus by the European Central Bank later this week....
2019-09-09, 10:00

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent.......
2019-08-23, 14:52

Semiconductors, China stimulus hopes push European shares higher European shares churned higher on Friday, boosted by positive sentiment after China hinted on plans to spur economic growth while chipmaker stocks in the region propped up markets, helped by solid earnings news from U.S. counterparts....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Wall Street flat after jobs data, China stimulus plan U.S. stocks treaded water on Friday as underwhelming jobs data rounded off a week of mixed economic signals about the domestic economy, while a new stimulus plan from China helped ease some concerns around global growth....
2019-09-06, 19:39

Stocks rise with focus on stimulus; U.S. yield curve briefly inverts A global equities gauge rose on Wednesday for a third day in four as bets on more economic stimulus overcame, for now, worries over the rising prospect of a global recession....
2019-08-22, 02:00

Analysts divided on ECB stimulus prospects amid conflicting tones from officials Analysts are split over what to expect from the European Central Bank (ECB) week, after central bank officials moved to downplay market expectations of immediate and substantial quantitative easing (QE)....
2019-09-09, 17:39

The Londoner: Corbyn son grows his hemp empire Tommy Corbyn hopes hemp will help Brexit | Nish Kumar's personal fatberg troubles | Greta Thunberg practices on her yacht | Extinction Rebellion join Big Ideas fest of Tory MP | Ed Miliband takes blame for constitution troubles...
2019-08-13, 14:52

‘Power’ heads toward its finale, but its influence grows ‘Power’ heads toward its final season having transformed the Starz network, a process that executive producer 50 Cent says isn’t over with more shows in the ‘Power’ franchise on their way...
2019-08-24, 01:13

Support for Impeachment Inquiry Grows in the House The trickle of Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry is threatening to turn into a flood, but there are few signs the rising tide will sway House Democratic leaders....
2019-08-01, 16:52

Turmoil as tariffs rift grows between US, China Donald Trump orders American companies to seek alternatives to operating in China, hours after Beijing announced new trade sanctions. Analyst Amanda DeBusk says the situation is "very serious," but China's tariff retaliation is not surprising. (Aug. 23)        ...
2019-08-24, 09:00

ECB's Draghi Grows Bolder as His Tenure Nears End Mario Draghi is teeing up some of the boldest policy moves of his eight-year term as European Central Bank president only four months before he steps down, potentially binding the hands of his successor for years....
2019-06-30, 19:26

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand already has a couple of other Android handsets headed to American carriers. Technically, the Nokia 3.1 A and Nokia 3.1 C are one and the same phone, the l...
2019-06-07, 18:52

Tenaja fire in California grows to 2,000 acres The Tenaja fire grew to 2,000 acres in Southern California and triggered mandatory evacuations for hundreds of residents, authorities said.        ...
2019-09-06, 22:00

Huawei H1 Revenue Grows 30 Percent Despite US Ban: Report Huawei revenue grew roughly 30 percent in the first half after select teams secured critical supplies to keep production going despite US technology export restrictions, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 22:39

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a remote area of the Push Ridge Wilderness north of Melpomene Road. Crews are currently working on suppre...
2019-08-24, 03:26

Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran There is growing anecdotal evidence that more women are pushing back against wearing the compulsory headscarf, or hijab, in Iran. The debate over the hijab is polarizing Iranians as a time when the country is buckling under US sanctions. (July 15)        ...
2019-07-15, 22:39

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
2019-07-15, 20:52

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract has to be renegotiated, to the extent there are undu...
2019-05-29, 00:52

Speculators pare net long dollar bets to lowest since July 2018 -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position fell to its lowest level in more than a year, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
2019-08-23, 23:13

UPDATE 1-Speculators raise net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.48 billion in the week ended July 9, compared with $14.66 bi...
2019-07-12, 22:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets Investors on Tuesday sought traditional safe havens, including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries, even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as markets focused on concerns over a global deceleration....
2019-08-21, 00:13

UPDATE 1-India's Reliance bets on tech for growth, announces stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries said it would launch super-fast internet in India next month, stressing that partnerships would be its path to growth as it announced a tie up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil unit to Saudi Aramco....
2019-08-12, 15:13

Speculators lift net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters data Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
2019-07-12, 22:39

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as attacks on Saudi oil plants lift safe-haven bets Gold prices jumped more than 1% on Monday as investors scurried for safe-haven assets after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities risked disrupting global energy supplies and increasing tensions in the Middle East....
2019-09-16, 04:13

Global stocks inch higher as stimulus hopes spur tentative rebound Stock markets edged higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that more monetary and fiscal stimulus was on its way, hoping more easing would help stave off a major global economic downturn....
2019-08-20, 14:39

Wall Street ekes out gains after China stimulus plan, jobs data U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday as China's stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth, while investors digested underwhelming jobs data that capped a week of mixed economic signals....
2019-09-06, 21:13

Japan stocks advance as stimulus hopes calm global recession fears Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs central banks around the world are taking steps to support their economies helped ease immediate concerns about a global recession....
2019-08-19, 09:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares inch higher as stimulus hopes spur rebound European shares followed their Asian counterparts higher on Tuesday as investors bet possible monetary and fiscal stimulus measures would help stave off a major global economic downturn....
2019-08-20, 11:52

Wall Street ticks higher after jobs data, Chinese stimulus plan U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday as a new Chinese stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth, while investors digested underwhelming jobs data that rounded off a week of mixed economic signals....
2019-09-06, 19:39

UPDATE 2-Brazil eyes stimulus package to mark 200 days of Bolsonaro's government Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday his government will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports, in an effort to mark the first 200 days of his administration....
2019-07-18, 02:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports....
2019-07-18, 01:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks buoyed by stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007....
2019-08-16, 12:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007....
2019-08-16, 16:00

Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold....
2019-08-20, 04:13

FOREX-Euro weakens vs dollar as Treasury yields pick up on stimulus talks The euro hovered around a two-week low versus the dollar as the U.S. currency held strong on Tuesday, boosted by slightly higher Treasury yields, while political uncertainties in Italy also kept the common currency subdued....
2019-08-20, 11:52

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher on hopes of monetary stimulus U.S. stocks opened higher for the fourth straight session on Monday, as mixed global economic data lifted expectations of monetary stimulus from central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve....
2019-09-09, 18:00

Lightning-caused fire near I-10, Dragoon grows to more than 100 acres TUCSON – The fire burning near Dragoon has grown to more than 100 acres after the fire ignited sometime Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, the fire is located near Interstate 10 and Dragoon Road 12 miles northeast of Benson. Authorities say the fire was...
2019-08-22, 19:13

UPDATE 2-Italy's Autogrill looking for acquisitions as war chest grows Italy's Autogrill, which runs restaurants and bars at airports, motorways and railways around the world, is looking at possible acquisitions in related sectors in the next few years, when it will have 1.5 billion euros for M&A....
2019-06-04, 17:26

FROM THE FIELD: Green wall of opportunities grows in the Sahel An ambitious plan has got underway to plant a band of trees across the Sahel region of Africa, to hold back desertification and combat climate change, thanks to the support of the United Nations....
2019-08-19, 18:13

Going down? Thyssenkrupp could exit elevator business as pressure grows Step into a lift and there is a two in three chance that it will have been built by one of four companies - US firm Otis, Swiss group Schindler, Finland's Kone or Thyssenkrupp of Germany....
2019-08-30, 08:13

As craft beer market grows, so do wild flavors Beer is getting weird. At the Strange Brew Festival in Reno, Nevada, this month, visitors could sample a peanut butter and pickle pilsner, a tamale lager and a smoked carrot stout. There was garlic bread beer and a macaroni and cheese pale ale. Brewers have always experimented. But as craft brewerie...
2019-05-29, 07:39

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
2019-05-23, 21:52

In Cleveland, a Young Pitching Corps Grows Up Quickly Three years after they were selected in the same draft, Shane Bieber, Aaron Civale and Zach Plesac are suddenly starring on the major league stage for a contending club....
2019-09-13, 15:39

Cocaine haul from ship grows, arrests now stand at 6 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they say they’ve seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds, or 15,876 kilograms. They said Friday it’s the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs. They put the street value ...
2019-06-21, 20:26

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a global outcry....
2019-08-25, 13:39

AT&T wireless business grows but premium TV subscribers decline AT&T Inc on Wednesday beat Wall Street estimates for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill as it ground out some growth in a saturated market and continued to bundle media content from Time Warner into new wireless plans....
2019-07-24, 14:00

My beard grows more strongly on the right side of my face – am I a werewolf? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsWhy does my beard grow more strongly on the right side of my face? A wise person tells me it may indicate a partially lycanthrop...
2019-08-13, 18:26

The Big Diesel Lie Grows While The Trump Administration Rolls Coal Who can forget Dieselgate, the headline-grabbing, reputation-destroying pollution scandal of 2015? In which Volkswagen AG, one of the planet’s largest carmakers, was exposed for installing defeat devices on up to 11 million of its diesels to trick regulators around the world into thinking these cars...
2019-08-13, 22:00

In a stirring finale, Stranger Things stands up and grows up I admire how seamlessly and thoroughly the set design and background decor of Stranger Things 3 integrates the grid motif that was the hallmark of season one and continued in season two. It’s everywhere, but nowhere is it as pervasive as Starcourt Mall....
2019-07-05, 19:39

Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a......
2019-08-25, 04:26

UK's Javid set to boost spending as prospect of election grows British finance minister Sajid Javid will announce increases in public spending on Wednesday, preparing the ground for a possible snap election call by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is seeking a way to break resistance to his Brexit plans....
2019-09-04, 02:39

TS Ivo grows in Pacific off Mexico; Chantal ebbs in Atlantic Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is gaining strength off the southwestern coast of Mexico but is not expected to pose a threat to land, while Tropical Storm Chantal has faded into a tropical depression while moving away from North America in the Atlantic...
2019-08-22, 06:39

Anticipation grows ahead of Federer's return to Paris All Roger Federer had to do was strike a few silky forehands in his first practice session at Roland Garros for four years to create something of a social media frenzy this week....
2019-05-23, 10:13

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position......
2019-07-11, 20:39

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
2019-07-16, 02:00

As BTS’s Reach Expands, an Army of Dedicated K-Pop Translators Grows The fans who devote their time to interpreting lyrics, tweets and interviews for listeners who don’t speak Korean are hard-working, passionate and unpaid....
2019-07-04, 21:26

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to express their displeasure with the idea. “We do not...
2019-06-05, 02:39

Germany's far-right: Police to restructure as threat of extremism grows Germany's federal criminal police agency wants to overhaul the structures it uses to fight far-right groups and hate crimes, media reports say. The organization sees a growing threat of militant extremism in the country....
2019-08-19, 17:00

With Most States Under One Party’s Control, America Grows More Divided It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party, and lawmakers have pushed in opposite directions....
2019-06-11, 12:52

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX tepid on smaller U.S. rate-cut bets, oil price jump caps losses Latin American currencies were subdued on Monday in line with the broader emerging markets as expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve waned following an easing in China-U.S. trade tensions, but a jump in oil prices helped limit losses. The South China Morning...
2019-07-22, 18:13

College gambler sent racist death threats to dozens of athletes he blamed for losing bets. Now he may go to prison. Addison Choi pleaded guilty to threatening college and pro athletes as well as their girlfriends on Instagram, often using racist slurs.        ...
2019-05-30, 19:00

Activision bets on higher results with dual launch of Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Mobile Activision Blizzard will drive the Call of Duty franchise higher with the combination of its Modern Warfare core title and Call of Duty: Mobile.Read More...
2019-08-09, 05:13

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies as stocks surge; growth risks, rate cut bets lend support Gold steadied on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a rally in equities reduced the attraction of the non-yielding metal, while global growth concerns and prospects for dovish monetary policy kept bullion supported....
2019-07-03, 20:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks fall as Fed rate cut bets dialed back, Europe to follow Asian stocks hovered around two-and-a-half week lows on Tuesday as expectations waned for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month, while technology companies retreated on Apple Inc's overnight drop....
2019-07-09, 12:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain as soft data lift stimulus hopes Asian stocks edged higher on Monday amid a cautious mood as investors pinned their hopes on expected global stimulus to support slowing growth in the world's major economies....
2019-09-09, 10:00

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks climb on stimulus hopes, Mexico's peso outperforms Latin American stocks moved higher on Monday as hopes that stimulus from the world's major economies would help prop up growth boosted sentiment, while Mexico's peso outperformed regional currencies that were mostly weaker against the dollar. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks rose 0.6%, in l...
2019-09-09, 18:00

Fed chair Powell's remarks, China stimulus help markets look past weak U.S. jobs data Wall Street advanced on Friday and Treasury yields pared their losses as upbeat remarks from Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell and a Chinese economic stimulus package helped investors shrug off a weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report....
2019-09-06, 21:13

Man accidentally grows corn stalk with record-shattering 28 ears This New Jersey man has cornered the market! Matt Jacovelli is growing a stalk in his vegetable garden that has sprouted, at last count, 28 cobs — a staggering number that could smash the current world record. Jacovelli — who lives in Deptford, a suburb of Philadelphia — noticed ears of corn “...
2019-08-29, 22:26

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars spent fighting narcotics....
2019-06-07, 04:00

Fitch, S&P downgrade Argentina debt as default risk grows Ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's downgraded Argentina's sovereign debt rating on Friday, flagging higher chances of a default in the wake of a shock primary election result that plunged the country into its latest economic crisis....
2019-08-17, 08:13

Call Grows For Harshest Punishment To Killers Of 2-Year-Old In Aligarh The murder of a two-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh has drawn widespread condemnation and calls for giving the harshest punishment to the accused. The girl was strangled to death and had her......
2019-06-07, 09:39

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – rock'n'roll rebel grows up The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait of the former Oasis singer reveals a newfound humilityBros raised the candid rockumentary bar, and it falls to Liam Gallagher to respond: strange days indeed. This disarming portrait of pop’s pre-eminent monobrow picks up where Supersonic ...
2019-06-06, 23:39

Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces itself as major storm grows After leaving Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands largely unscathed in its wake, Hurricane Dorian has its eye set on Florida’s east coast, where it is expected to arrive by Labor Day as a major Category 3 storm after being fueled by the warm Atlantic. The US National Hurricane Center said the Categor...
2019-08-29, 19:13

Jeurys Familia implodes as Mets’ bullpen nightmare grows Prosperity can be fleeting. For the Mets, it’s often gone in an instant. It usually is when the bullpen is involved. In the span of 24 hours, they went from feeling good, headed to what looked like their sixth victory in eight games, to getting swept in a makeshift doubleheader and once again fading...
2019-06-15, 06:13

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman deepened this weekend amid warnings over the danger of a major confrontation in the region, despite hi...
2019-06-16, 00:52

Farmers’ Frustration With Trump Grows as U.S. Escalates China Fight Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, a somewhat unlikely lieutenant in the president’s trade war, is tasked with fending off a revolt from the heart of the president’s base....
2019-08-27, 11:13

UPDATE 3-AT&T wireless business grows but premium TV subscribers decline AT&T Inc exceeded analyst expectations on Wednesday for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as it eked out some growth in a saturated market and continued to bundle media content from Time Warner into new wireless plans....
2019-07-24, 15:13

China's new home prices in May grows at fastest pace in five months New home prices in China rose at their fastest pace in five months in May, complicating government efforts to keep frothy housing markets under control as it rolls out more stimulus for the slowing economy....
2019-06-18, 13:52

Support for Mexican president grows after Trump tariff threat Support for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has grown since his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of Mexican goods to pressure Mexico into adopting tougher migration policies, polls showed on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 21:26

Verde Fire burning northeast of Scottsdale grows in size SCOTTSDALE- Fire crews are working to put out a fire about 15 miles northeast of Scottsdale Monday. The Verde Fire grew to approximately 1,960 acres on Sunday. Public Affairs Officer Carrie Templin with the Tonto National Forest released a statement saying that the fire is zero percent contained and...
2019-08-06, 17:00

| Japan PM warns Africa about debt as China grows presence Japan's prime minister warned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects that some blame for damaging the finances of developing nations....
2019-08-29, 15:39

Frustration grows among natural gas producers amid low prices, LNG uncertainty A consortium of nine natural gas producers wants to attract partners to build and operate what could be a 12-million-tonne-per-year LNG project to open by 2026....
2019-08-12, 02:26

Argentina slaps controls on the peso as currency crisis grows Argentina is taking desperate action to keep dollars in the country as it tries to prop up its collapsing currency and avoid defaulting on its debt for the third time since 2000....
2019-09-02, 20:13

Southern California fire grows to 2,000 acres; evacuations expanded Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

Nets players’ push for Carmelo Anthony grows with Joe Johnson unlikely Facing a potential issue at forward, the Nets have been linked to possibly bringing Joe Johnson or Carmelo Anthony back to the New York. Johnson is reportedly getting closer to a deal with the Pistons, while yet another Net has been subtly stumping for Anthony. Johnson’s clutch shot-making earned hi...
2019-09-12, 01:26

UK, EU ramp up Brexit talks as Parliament suspension backlash grows Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to "step up the tempo" with bi-weekly Brexit talks. While Johnson tries to quickly renegotiate a divorce deal, his plans to suspend Parliament are being challenged in court....
2019-08-30, 15:39

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two months ago.Before that, Apple said it has amassed...
2019-06-28, 18:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold....
2019-08-20, 03:52

ASAP Rocky to Remain in Jail in Sweden, as Protest Clamor Grows After a court said the rapper could be held at least six more days pending an assault investigation, President Trump said “we hope to get him home soon.”...
2019-07-19, 21:01

Thomson Reuters raises outlook, grows fastest since financial crisis Thomson Reuters Corp raised its sales and core profit outlook for 2019 and 2020 on Thursday after reporting 4% organic revenue growth in the second quarter, which it said was its best since 2008 and ahead of its expectations....
2019-08-01, 15:52

Hope grows for deal to ward off Trump's tariffs on Mexican imports Hope grew on Wednesday for a deal to avoid the United States imposing tariffs on Mexican goods in return for Mexico doing more to halt illegal immigration but President Donald Trump said he was willing to go ahead with the import duties if he is not satisfied....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Amazon continues to dominate a market in which Apple grows more irrelevant by the quarter At this point, it should come as no big surprise that the thriving global smart speaker market had yet another stellar quarter. After all, we're talking about an industry expected to surpass both tablets and wearable bands in terms of its worldwide installed base before long, while topping every oth...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Colorado grows annual cannabis sales to $1 billion as other states struggle Colorado residents are spending $280 on marijuana, the highest average in states where marijuana legalization has passed. The cannabis market has already delivered $1 billion in revenue to Colorado and a first-mover advantage over other states....
2019-07-10, 14:13

Brazil airline Gol reports narrower quarterly loss as revenue grows Brazil's largest airline, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes, narrowed its losses in the second quarter to 194.6 million reais ($51.04 million), helped by higher revenues due to the suspension of flights and operations by rival Avianca Brasil....
2019-08-01, 14:13

Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talks with senior Afghan politicians on the peace process, officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27, 20:00

3rd person allegedly killed by missing Canadian men is identified as manhunt grows Two Canadian men at the center of a nationwide manhunt after the discovery of three bodies earlier this month were charged in the murder of a Vancouver man whose identity was revealed Wednesday....
2019-07-25, 10:13

| Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing anger over the country's ailing economy....
2019-08-24, 20:52

Match-Fixing at Women’s World Cup? As Game Grows, Officials Are on Alert As the profile of women’s soccer grows, games are drawing millions of dollars worth of bets. And FIFA and match-fixing officials say they are taking no chances....
2019-06-17, 19:13

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions to China despite a huge weekend protest.The finan...
2019-06-11, 07:13

China's July services sector grows at slowest pace in five months "China's economy showed signs of recovery in July, thanks to large-scale tax and fee cuts, as well as ongoing support from monetary policy and government-driven infrastructure investment," says the director of macroeconomic analysis at CEBM Group....
2019-08-05, 09:00

West Bank Grows Calmer as Pocketbook Issues Take Priority Over Protests A lull in protests appears to bolster the Trump administration’s belief that economic growth will produce peace. But Palestinians say the calm is a symptom of despair....
2019-07-08, 22:13

Brexit crisis grows as opposition rejects snap election call Britain’s opposition parties say they won’t support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election when it comes to a vote next week, piling more pressure on Britain’s embattled leader...
2019-09-06, 19:13

The Urgency for a Vaccine Grows as a Deadly Virus Ravages Asia’s Pig Herds (BEIJING) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig herds. Farmers have long contained its spread by quarantining and killing infected animals, but the disease’s devastating march into East Asia is...
2019-08-20, 15:00

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees might have a solid lead over the Rays in the AL East, but the difference between the teams in the past two games has been a lot tighter. For a second straight game on Friday night, the top two teams in the East needed extra innings to determine a......
2019-07-06, 06:26

NBA draft: Legend of Zion Williamson grows with incredible story from HS coach In case you needed a reminder of how otherworldly Zion Williamson is, his high school basketball coach has a story for you.       ...
2019-06-20, 19:39

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has drawn hundreds of thousands of people into the streets in protest....
2019-06-15, 04:26

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
2019-05-22, 23:26

Hurricane Dorian grows in size, heads toward Florida after bashing Bahamas Hurricane Dorian grew in size and picked up speed on Tuesday, and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast after pounding Grand Bahama Island for about a day, killing at least five people....
2019-09-03, 19:26

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rules and fund other illicit activities.Read more......
2019-07-16, 01:13

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 2-year low as demand fear grows Shanghai copper prices on Thursday tumbled to their lowest in two years, tracking falls in London's overnight session, as anxiety about global growth and metals demand hurt sentiment....
2019-06-06, 07:52

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller digital coins also feeling the burn....
2019-07-18, 03:01

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
2019-07-10, 21:39

Nevada becoming battleground state in 2020 as population grows older, more diverse Although Nevada underwent a blue wave in the 2018 midterms, the state’s changing demographics could set the stage for a different outcome in the 2020 presidential election....
2019-07-11, 00:39

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
2019-07-11, 22:39

Trump Tells Aides ‘Take the Land’ as Impatience Grows on Border Wall An administration official said that the president was joking — “he winks when he does it” — when he suggested aides break the law to build his wall....
2019-08-28, 21:39

Rift grows over FIFA placing Samoura in Africa clean-up role FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
2019-06-20, 19:39

Italian Leonardo's U.S. defense unit grows as military orders rise -CEO Leonardo SpA's U.S. defense unit is growing significantly as the American military budget increases and the return on sales should increase, Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 21:39

Kawhi Leonard momentum grows in Lakers’ emerging dream scenario While the Lakers got the offseason started with a bang by trading for Anthony Davis, they were much quieter on the hectic first day of free agency Sunday. It may just be setting the stage for a dream scenario and another splash that would shake the NBA. Momentum appears to be growing for the Lakers....
2019-07-01, 18:26

Epstein Suicide Inquiry Grows: Roughly 15 Jail Workers Are Subpoenaed Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide at a Manhattan jail has led to reassignments for top prison officials, and now federal grand jury subpoenas for jail employees....
2019-08-23, 02:52

England semi-final at 'Fortress Edgbaston' gives Eoin Morgan grounds for optimism Eoin Morgan believes securing a World Cup semi-final at "Fortress Edgbaston" hands his England team a boost as the tournament races towards its conclusion....
2019-07-04, 16:13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks make cautious gains as weak data boosts stimulus hopes Asian stocks eked out modest gains on Monday, amid a cautious market mood as investors pinned expectations on likely stimulus to support growth in the world's major economies, which showed further signs of struggle....
2019-09-09, 05:13

UK economy grows in May; Wall Street hits record high - business live Stocks surge as US central bank chief hints at interest rate cuts, while UK economy remains weakLatest: Wall Street races to record highFed chair Jerome Powell hints at rate cutPowell cites global weakness and trade tensionsEarlier:UK grew by 0.3% in May, after April contractionExperts: Storm clouds...
2019-07-10, 16:13

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event on Wednesday as celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio and Ariana Grande joined an international ch...
2019-08-22, 19:39

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurred a movement to change the way elections are won....
2019-06-13, 19:13

UPDATE 2-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
2019-05-22, 21:00

'We all have a personal connection' - dockside memorial grows for California boat fire victims Members of the close-knit Santa Barbara boating community gathered on Tuesday to construct a makeshift memorial to the 34 people believed to have perished when their dive boat caught fire and sank off the California coast....
2019-09-04, 03:52

Dora The Explorer grows up in the sort of weird, sometimes funny Lost City Of Gold There are a number of strange things about Dora And The Lost City Of Gold, a new live-action feature adaptation of the Nickelodeon television program Dora The Explorer. But perhaps the strangest is that it’s a theatrical film, and not the decade-old YouTube comedy sketch that its premise seemingly b...
2019-08-05, 18:39

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that earned him a suspension from his SiriusXM radio gig. This time Haney took aim at Woods, whom he coached between 2004 and 2010, alluding to his sex scanda...
2019-06-05, 00:26

Lightning-caused fire at Grand Canyon National Park grows to 25 acres NORTH RIM, Ariz. (KPNX) — Grand Canyon National Park managers say one of the three fires ignited by lightning recently on the North Rim grew. The Ikes Fire is located three miles east of Swamp Point. It started on July 25, according to park officials. In the last few days, the fire went from just a ...
2019-08-02, 02:26

China's service sector activity grows at quicker pace in August: official PMI Growth in China's services sector activity picked up for the first time in five months in August, official data showed on Saturday, cushioning some of the economic impact from intensifying U.S. trade pressure....
2019-08-31, 04:26

UPDATE 3-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
2019-07-09, 23:39

Drake v Bucks feud grows as Milwaukee turns its ire on rapper's courtside antics Raptors super-fan has been vocal during NBA playoff gamesRapper trolls Milwaukee star Giannis AntetokounmpoAs the Toronto Raptors have made their way through the NBA playoffs, casual viewers may have wondered if Drake was coaching the team rather than Nick Nurse. The rapper has been a prominent pres...
2019-05-22, 21:00

Cuomo orders health probe, new warning signs as vape crisis grows Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanded New Yorkers put down their e-cigarettes and other vaping devices Monday after federal health authorities reported an outbreak of mysterious illnesses tied to the popular devices left hundreds hospitalized across the country. “This is a frightening public health phenomenon,...
2019-09-10, 17:39

Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has given up flying....
2019-06-03, 18:13

Hong Kong Protesters Occupy Airport as Anger Grows Over Police Violence Black-clad protesters flooded Hong Kong’s international airport Monday, angered by a night of unprecedented police violence that left the inside of several subway stations clouded with tear gas and multiple demonstrators seriously injured. Sunday night marked a shocking escalation as the anti-...
2019-08-12, 10:13

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” she says. A few minutes’ conversation with Kelsea i...
2019-06-20, 14:52

Southwest Airlines to Leave Newark Airport as Toll of Boeing’s 737 Max Grounding Grows The carrier also said its profits were down about $175 million in the second quarter because of the troubled jet’s inability to fly after two deadly crashes....
2019-07-31, 18:26

UPDATE 2-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
2019-07-09, 20:26

Pelosi grows emotional while reacting to shocking photo of drowned father and child House Speaker Nancy Pelosi grew emotional at a press conference Thursday when asked to describe her reaction to a shocking photo of a drowned father and daughter lying face down in the water of the Rio Grande, part of the US border with Mexico....
2019-06-28, 04:13

Whether anti-Ashley sentiment grows depends on Newcastle’s early results | Louise Taylor If success on the pitch should halt the protest movement in its tracks a couple more disjointed defeats under Steve Bruce may see it gain considerable tractionSunderland supporters used to joke that their closest rivals harboured such blind loyalty to Newcastle United that the mere presence of 11 em...
2019-08-13, 02:52

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being accused of betraying the country's leader Kim Jong Un....
2019-06-04, 16:52

As craft beer grows, so do wild flavors with brews made of candy, pickles and ... steak? More US craft breweries leads to more experimental beers including strange brews made with Jolly Ranchers, peanut butter, pickles, tamales and steak.        ...
2019-05-31, 23:39

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrators there.The bipartisan leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday condemned Chinese autho...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Hong Kong Protesters Bring Airport to Standstill as Anger Grows Over Police Violence Outbound travel was suspended at Hong Kong’s international airport Monday afternoon as thousands of black-clad protesters flooded the terminal, mobilized by anger over a night of police violence that left the inside of several subway stations clouded with tear gas and multiple demonstrators se...
2019-08-12, 16:13

Share of Asian, Central American illegal immigrants grows as Mexicans drop from majority Mexicans stopped representing the majority of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. in 2017 -- dropping by 2 million since 2007 -- while the proportion of immigrants from Asia and Central America grew. ...
2019-06-12, 23:26

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the line AMG S-class and Maybach lineup....
2019-06-11, 12:52

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch during a game....
2019-05-30, 21:00

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
2019-05-26, 19:01

McDonald's is doubling down on deals and inexpensive breakfast to win over budget shoppers as the gap between rich and poor grows in America (MCD) Hollis Johnson McDonald's needs to win over budget shoppers to attract more customers, with the chain recently adding new local deals to its $1 $2 $3 Menu and inexpensive breakfast options like Donut Sticks. Still, the top reason that people who are eating at McDonald's less frequently provided to...
2019-06-11, 21:52

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s handling his job, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey online poll. The survey of voters in 11 southern states found 38 percent said they “str...
2019-07-21, 01:39