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The Market In 5 Minutes: Summer Stocks, Jobless Claims, David Einhorn And More

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It seems there’s a new tariff being threatened or applied on a weekly basis. For investors who need a recap of the trade turmoil, here’s a 2018 tariff timeline: Link

On Wall Street, the month of July has a reputation for low market volume and a lack of big news headlines: Link

For years, David Einhorn’s investors didn’t seem to mind his unusual ways—the aloofness toward clients, midday naps, unpopular stock picks, late nights on the town. Until the billionaire hedge-fund manager fell into a slump: Link $

Friday is the date when the world’s two largest economies are due to slide deeper into a trade conflict that’s roiled markets and cast a shadow over the global growth outlook: Link $

A ship carrying U.S. soybeans is steaming toward northern China in a race to beat a 25 percent tariff: Link $


  • USA ADP Employment Change for Jun 177.0K vs 190.0K Est; Prior 178.0K
  • US Initial Jobless Claims for Jun 30 231.0K vs 231.0K Est; Prior 227.0K. Continuing Claims for Jun 23 1.74M vs 1.72M Est; Prior 1.71M
  • US Services Purchasing Managers' Index for June is schedule for release at 9:45 a.m. ET.
  • The ISM non-manufacturing index for June will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET.
  • The Energy Information Administration’s weekly report on petroleum inventories in the U.S. is schedule for release at 10:30 a.m. ET.
  • The Federal Open Market Committee will issue minutes of its meeting at 2:00 p.m. ET.
  • Data on money supply for the latest week will be released at 4:30 p.m. ET.


  • KeyBanc upgrades Qorvo (NASDAQ: QRVO) from Neutral to Buy
  • Credit Suisse upgrades Brookfield Infrastructure (NYSE: BIP) from Neutral to Outperform

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