Market Pulse - Usa
Trading on Wall Street finished on a positive note on Tuesday, following the release of data that some analysts said showed scant pipeline price pressures building in the economy.
These were the movements in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bond yields:.
Carmakers Ford and Volkswagen announced an alliance on Tuesday that is aimed at reducing their costs in the face of slowing sales.
Netflix shares rose on Tuesday as much as 6. 2% after it announced it would be increasing its subscribing prices in the US.
Trading on Wall Street has gotten off to a positive start following the release of data that some analysts say shows scant pipeline price pressures building in the economy.
Factory gate prices in the States were dragged down by more-than-expected last month as energy cost pressures receded.
US stocks closed lower on Monday following the release of weak Chinese trade figures, as investors eyed the start of earnings season.
Chinese car sales have dropped for the first time since 1990 as an economic slowdown and the ongoing trade war with the US take their toll.
US banking giant Citigroup posted better-than-expected profits for the last quarter of 2018, despite a drop in its top line.
US stocks opened the week lower on Monday following the release of weak Chinese trade figures, as investors eyed the start of earnings season.
Newmont Mining has agreed to buy Goldcorp in a $10bn that would create the world's leading gold business.
Both exports and imports from Asia's largest economy slowed much more rapidly than anticipated at the end of 2018, amid softer growth around the world and as the tariffs imposed by Washington took an increasing toll.
A rally in global energy prices paused at the end of the week as investors took stock of recent market developments.
US stocks snapped a five day winning streak on Friday as investors paused for breath following a roughly 10% rally from the lows hit on Christmas eve, as investors wondered aloud regarding the staying power of recent gains.
US stocks edged lower at the open on Friday as investors thumbed over an in-line reading on inflation.
US consumer prices fell back just as expected last month amid a sharp drop in energy costs but, according to analysts, amid broad-based inflationary pressures at the core level.
Alphabet directors were accused on Thursday of providing big severance packages to executives in order to help cover up their sexual misconduct.
There are risks, but analysts at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch on Friday reiterated their forecast for an average price of Brent crude oil in 2019 of $70 a barrel, pointing to a combination of potentially supportive factors, including a weaker US dollar, and the then current 'bearish' investor set-up.
Stocks on the Continent are trading slightly lower, with gains for the single currency acting as a drag even as analysts mull the risk of technical recessions in Germany and Italy at the end of 2018.
The US central bank's second-in-charge sounded quite a 'dovish' note on Thursday evening, making the case for the central bank to offset slower growth overseas and "materially" tighter financial conditions if they are sustained.