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Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) presented at this week's Bank of America Global Industrial Conference in London. Bank of America analyst Ross ... "Caterpillar continues to believe steel tariffs are a manageable risk due to its global footprint and procurement network," Gilardi says. "In our view, the incremental ...
(RTTNews) - The Indonesia stock market on Wednesday finally ended the six-day slide in which it had surrendered more than 250 points or 3.7 percent. The Jakarta Composite Index now rests just above the 6,310-point plateau although it may see renewed selling pressure again on Thursday. The global ...

The J.P. Morgan Global Manufacturing and Services PMI, which aggregates the national PMI indexes collated by IHS Markit, was strong in February: As J.P. Morgan commented, “The February PMI surveys signalled a further acceleration in the rate of expansion in global economic output. According to the ...
Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, ...
(RTTNews.com) - The Thai stock market has moved higher in consecutive trading days, although it has advanced just 2 points in that span. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now rests just above the 1,800-point plateau although it may spin its wheels on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is ...
Trump has already announced new tariffs on global imports of steel and aluminum. His administration is now considering which ... Time Warner is the parent company of CNN. 4. Global stock market overview: European markets dipped in early trading and many Asian markets ended the day with losses.

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Tuesday as indexes stabilized after jitters over Facebook and other technology companies led to losses on Wall Street. Investors are also awaiting the first Federal Reserve meeting under the new chairman, Jerome Powell, and anticipating the first rate increase of ...
A “trade war” is the top tail risk for financial markets, according to fund managers, who also now overwhelmingly describe the global economy as entering the “late cycle” period. “Cracks in the bull case are starting to emerge, with fund managers citing concerns over trade, stagflation and leverage,” said ...
The sell-off briefly spread through global markets. But a solid performance by markets in the United States on Tuesday seemed to cool the fire. With markets in positive territory early Wednesday, President Trump broke his silence on stock market volatility, posting a message on Twitter that promoted the ...
Losses this week have taken the shine off of a recent rally in Asian stock markets. The Hang Seng hit an all-time record in January, while the Nikkei has recently flirted with levels not seen since the early 1990s. Tokyo stocks plunged more than 7% over the course of Monday and Tuesday, erasing all of their ...
Because the index tends to be negatively correlated to the stock market, said Weiss. But it's not for the faint of heart, or frankly, for most average investors. It's possible to own the index through an ETF or an ETN, such as the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX). This week, you may have heard ...
The global run on shares earlier in the week, ahead of the Dow rally on Tuesday, wiped $4tn off stock market values and pushed down oil and base metals prices. It was triggered by fears that central banks would be forced to react to galloping growth across the industrialised world by hiking interest rates, ...
The stock market appeared to be making a comeback after historic plunges on Friday and Monday. The Dow surged 567 ... "The global bond bubble is leaking air," Peter Boockvar, chief investment officer at Bleakley Advisory Group, wrote in a note to clients after the Treasury auction. He said assets like ...
It's been a wild ride for investors in the United States and worldwide in recent days. A market selloff that was sparked last week and accelerated on Monday hit the US and has sent ripples across global markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average saw its biggest one-day point drop in history on Monday, and ...
Monday's stock market plunge caused the VIX to spike 84%, its most on record. That caused the VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN (XIV) and the ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (SVXY), products designed to return the inverse of the VIX, to see their combined value shrink to $150 million from $3 ...
Bitcoin dropped 15.5 percent Monday to its lowest since mid-November, while the S&P 500 fell 4.1 percent in its worst day in six years. Meanwhile, gold futures slipped just 0.06 percent during Monday's stock market plunge, and are up 2.58 percent for the year so far. Bitcoin has lost half its value for 2018.
Global stock markets plunged on Feb. 5, continuing the already precipitous decline from the week before. The Dow Jones industrial average, one of the most widely followed indexes, fell by almost 1,200 points, a 4.6 percent loss and the biggest point decline on record. Put another way, the world's 500 ...

... and sell-offs in the global equity markets, analysts are still attempting to explain the mood swing. It is inexplicable, on the face of it, that an optimistic US jobs report on Friday would trigger a strong negative reaction. But in her final interview after four years as Fed chair, Janet Yellen noted that stock market ...
... of stock markets. Mr. Pence, who was speaking to reporters as he headed to Asia, said the United States economy remained strong, pointing in particular to record-low unemployment and signs of accelerating wage growth. (Here's a look at how Mr. Trump has tied his political fortunes to the stock market.).
Selling on global stock markets has ramped up because of expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could increase interest rates more quickly than previously thought. Higher interest rates can weigh on companies' earnings and wreak havoc in bond markets. The growing concerns about the pace of interest ...
Kristina Hooper, chief global market strategist at Invesco: “Don't be scared, and don't be impulsive. Be disciplined no matter what the market environment, and keep saving and investing according to your long-term plan,” Hooper says, noting that rising inflation, yields and volatility have combined for a ...
Central banks created an artificial environment that took out "all the volatility, all the uncertainty" from markets, said Karsten Junius, chief economist at Bank J. Safra Sarasin. Tax policy changes in the U.S. also added to the euphoria in markets, Junius said. "Then come things like inflation," the economist ...
But it seems like Trump is going to live or die by the stock market," said Greg Valliere, chief global strategist at Horizon Investments. Trump has tweeted about the stock market dozens of times since his election, frequently bragging about the latest all-time highs on Wall Street. "Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all ...
The current sell-off in markets wasn't triggered by a change in economic fundamentals, which remain solid globally, said major money managers including Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Fidelity. The dip in markets presents opportunities for investors to buy into Asian stocks and bonds, they said.
Many firms have pledged to give a slice of the cash to their workers. Decades of flat wages should mean that increases expected in 2018 and possibly 2019 are too small to trigger a reaction from the central bank, but investors are betting rates will rise. As a consequence, stock market jitters could continue.
Evidence of higher wages was “whacking” global markets last week, while higher bond yields threatened to “topple” a multiyear rally. On Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average fell by 666 points, as if scripted by a devilish hack, which was followed by an even steeper decline Monday, amid erratic trading.
Global growth and inflation will be perpetually weak. Central ... Major stock markets in the region plunged after the drop in the United States on Monday, suggesting the pain could continue. In Japan ... Mr. Trump's habit of regularly boasting about stock market surges is a practice other presidents avoided.
The tremors also spread to the other side of the globe, with stocks in Asia plummeting overnight. Japan's Nikkei lost more nearly 5%, while ... The selling on Wall Street has left the stock market on the verge of a "correction," which signifies a 10% retreat from a previous high. The Dow is down 8.5% from its ...
The plunging stock market is awkward for President Trump. He's frequently taken credit for the big run-up in U.S. share prices during his presidency. "It's a risky game to talk about the markets. But it seems like Trump is going to live or die by the stock market," said Greg Valliere, chief global strategist at ...
But experts point out that the latest declines are still modest compared with the hefty gains of recent months. Many stock markets around the world have been trading near record highs. Traders are now wondering if "last week's reversal in U.S. stocks and the ugly close Friday ... is likely the start of something ...
(RTTNews) - The Taiwan stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last six trading days since the end of the eight-day winning streak in which it had soared ... The global forecast for the Asian markets suggests mild upside after the FOMC left interest rates unchanged.
The stock market got its first taste of some volatility in a while this week. That's not something to be worried about yet, according to Michael Arone, the chief investment strategist at State Street Global Advisors, which manages $2.8 trillion in assets. He's watching the frequency of corrections, credit spreads, and real interest ...
Almost a decade after the global financial crisis, the S&P Global BMI (Broad Market Index), a measure of the global stock market, has gained 234.4% from its bottom on March 9, 2009. As of January 26, 2018, the index level was 33.7% above its pre-crisis high that happened on October 31, 2007.
Thai Stock Market Draws Firm Lead ... (RTTNews) - The Thai stock market inched higher again on Wednesday, one day after it had halted the two-day winning streak in which it had gathered ... The global forecast for the Asian markets suggests mild upside after the FOMC left interest rates unchanged.
Aha, the strong global economy and the weak U.S. dollar would push inflation up, forcing the Federal Reserve to raise short-term interest rates faster than expected. But as I learned years ago, there is no reason for any short-term market move. Indeed, by midday Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial ...
One of the primary reasons for the extended period of market calm has been the influence of central bank asset purchases (a.k.a. "QE" or "quantitative easing"). As the world found itself on the precipice of bearish stock price decimation two years ago (01/16), global central banks supercharged their stimulus ...
Nobody knows if the stock market's two-day decline is merely a pause on the way to more records or the start of a more meaningful pullback. But after a ... “Markets may not yet have run too far, but could be running too fast,” said Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS Wealth Management.
A growing global economy, strong corporate earnings and a surge of consumer confidence have sent stocks soaring. CEOs and investors are feeling very optimistic thanks to Congress' tax cuts and Trump's deregulation agenda. Despite this week's slide, the Dow is still up more than 5% in January.
"Whatever the trigger, a correction of some kind seems a high probability in the coming months," Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, wrote Monday. The S&P 500 has entered the longest period since 1929 without a correction of more than 5 percent, the strategist explained.
Stocks will experience a correction this quarter as the Federal Reserve leads other central banks in tightening global monetary policy, a strategist at Stifel predicts. "With late cycle U.S. tax cuts occurring after GDP has recovered, the Fed must tighten to offset loose fiscal policy," Barry Bannister, the firm's ...
(RTTNews) - The Singapore stock market has moved higher in six straight sessions, surging more than 120 points or 3.5 percent in that span. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,500-point plateau and it's poised to extend its winning streak again on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian ...
NEW YORK: World stock markets went on another record-smashing run Thursday fueled by a bright economic outlook and strong oil prices, with Wall Street's Dow index ... "It's onwards and upwards for global stock markets," said Lee Wild, head of equity strategy at online stockbroker Interactive Investor.
LONDON: World stock markets went on another record-smashing run on Thursday (Jan 4) fuelled by a bright economic outlook and strong oil prices, with Wall Street's Dow index powering past 25,000 for the first time and London also reaching a new record peak. "It's onwards and upwards for global stock ...
But 2017 showed the first cracks in the U.S. stock market's longtime dominance. On the one hand, the U.S. stock market had a banner year in 2017, with VTI closing the year up 21.21%. On the other hand, compared to global stock markets, VTI's run is much less impressive. In fact, the U.S. market ranked a ...
"The point is to invest in themes humanity cannot ignore," says Dave Haviland, lead portfolio manager at Beaumont Capital Management. What are such themes going forward? Here are five generational, social, and cultural trends that are likely to have a big impact on the global economy—and your ...
London - World stock markets rallied further on Thursday on a bright economic outlook and strong oil prices, with London clinching a new record peak. "It's onwards and upwards for global stock markets," said Lee Wild, head of equity strategy at online stockbroker Interactive Investor. "With economic data ...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gone above the 25,000 mark for the first time, on another day of surging share prices on stock markets across the US, Europe and Asia. In the UK the FTSE 100 closed at a record high on Thursday, tracking gains for equity markets around the world on a day when ...
What's more, the global economy seems to be on the upswing. Europe and Japan are clearly on the mend. Fears of a hard landing in China seem to be waning. And the worst might finally be over in hard hit emerging markets like Brazil and Argentina. This synchronized growth should lead to even higher ...
For politics, global relations and the climate, 2017 was a year of turmoil. Partisan divisions in Washington, escalating threats from North Korea and historic natural disasters left many Americans hoping they'll be dealt a better hand in the coming year. But on Wall Street, everything came up aces. Seemingly ...
Stock markets in the UAE and the wider Arabian Gulf missed out on the bumper year for the US and emerging market equities in 2017, as sluggish ... “The rally has been led by the uplift in global trade, underpinned by a synchronised recovery in global growth, and US dollar depreciation,” said Tom Wilson, ...


 

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