Market Pulse - Usa
15 Nov
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US close: Stocks reverses earlier losses as investors remain hopeful of improved US-China relations

US stocks closed higher on Thursday, reversing losses seen in the previous session, as the dollar surged against the pound and investors continued to eye the headlines around trade talks between the US and China.

15 Nov
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US open: Dow Jones on track for longest decline in five months

Wall Street trading began with losses on Thursday, following on from those seen during the previous session, as the dollar surged against the pound and investors continued to eye headlines around trade talks between the US and China.

15 Nov
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Walmart sales beat forecasts, helped by Asda

Walmart turned in a stronger-than-expected set of sales figures ahead of the all-important holiday season, leading the retailer to boost its full-year outlook and put rival Amazon on notice.

15 Nov
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US jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week

US jobless claims edged only slightly higher last week, but some economists believed there were signs in the data that, at least for now, momentum in the jobs market might be topping out.

15 Nov
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October US retail sales rise as expected

US retail sales grew more quickly than expected last month, boosted by sales of motor vehicles, building materials and at gasoline stations.

15 Nov
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Europe midday: Stocks dip amid post-Brexit deal political convulsions

Stocks across the Continent are trading slightly lower as investors digest the ongoing political convulsions in London, even as they keep a wary eye on the Italian government's antics with Brussels over its 2019 budget.

15 Nov
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Fed's Powell's positive on economy, financial markets' reaction is being monitored

The Federal Reserve needs to calibrate how much it needs to further tighten monetary policy and at what pace, central bank chairman, Jerome Powell, said ovenright.

14 Nov
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US close: Markets finish lower as sentiment sours

Wall Street swung into negative territory by the close on Wednesday, as investors thumbed over the latest reading on inflation and earnings from the likes of Macy's and Blue Apron.

14 Nov
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US should hike foreign investment to curb China influence, says Congress report

A report from a US congressional commission recommends that Washington fund infrastructure in developing nations in order to counter Chinese financing deals.

14 Nov
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US open: Positive open on the Street following in-line inflation report

Wall Street trading began on a positive note on Wednesday as investors thumbed over the latest reading on inflation and earnings from the likes of Macy's and Blue Apron.

14 Nov
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US 'core' October CPI falls short of analysts' forecasts

Inflation in the US accelerated as expected last month, pushed higher by increased energy costs, but underlying price pressures were more modest than economists had anticipated.

14 Nov
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Touchstone Exploration swings to profit after production jumps

Touchstone Exploration reported on Wednesday that it swung to a profit in the third quarter as the Trinidadfocused oil and gas company benefitted from increased production and rising oil prices.

14 Nov
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WeWork value jumps to $42bn as SoftBank provides more backing

New York-based office sharing outfit WeWork was valued at a mammoth $42bn as it agreed another major investment from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.

14 Nov
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Snap faces probe from DoJ and SEC over IPO disclosures

US government agencies have launched an investigation into complaints that Snap attempted to cover up the potential threat to growth prospects of its Snapchat platform ahead of its initial public offering last year.

13 Nov
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US close: Stocks close lower as tumbling oil prices reverse afternoon rally

US stocks closed mostly lower on Tuesday as a late push was offset by plummeting oil prices cratered, dragging the energy sector sharply lower.

13 Nov
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US open: Wall Street jumps on appearance of improving US-China relations, WTI crashing

US stocks appear to be moving higher quickly on Tuesday following a hesitant start amid hopes that relations between China and the US are improving.

13 Nov
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FX round-up: Trade talk, speculation around possible Brexit deal brake US dollar

A more 'constructive' news-flow on the global trade front and news of a breakthrough in talks on the UK's withdrawal between London and Brussels, kept the Greenback from hitting a fresh 52-week high on Tuesday.

13 Nov
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US and China speaking 'at all levels' ahead of G20 meet, says Kudlow

President Trump has initiated direct contact with Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of the leaders’ meeting at the G20 in Argentina at the end of the month, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNBC on Tuesday.

13 Nov
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Home Depot raises guidance for second time this year

Home Depot upped its sales and profits guidance for a second time this year on Tuesday thanks to a robust US housing market that has led many Americans to pour money back into their homes.

13 Nov
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Morgan Stanley downgrades European O&G, stays 'overweight' BP

Analysts at Morgan Stanley on Tuesday downgraded their recommendation on the European Oil & Gas sector, arguing that the favourable tailwinds which had helped compress its relative dividend yield back to its historical norms had now largely passed.