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Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Jen Rogers from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves ahead of the FOMC Minutes released Wednesday at 2:00 pm and the speech of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome "Jay" Powell expected to drop at 10:00 am Friday.
Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, and Andy Serwer are joined by FX Street Senior Analyst Joe Trevisani to discuss the U.S. trade war with China and it's impact on the overall economy.
After 8 years, Greece has finally exited that massive $330B Eurozone bailout. That as Venezuela is facing new questions after its leader, Nicolas Maduro, took steps to devalue the currency by 96%. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Rick Newman and Myles Udland discuss what the future holds.
U.S. stock futures posted modest gains on Tuesday, Aug. 21, but the dollar extended its fall after Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of currencies, was down 0.16% to 96.45 after Trump told Reuters in an interview that he was "not thrilled" with the Federal Reserve under Chairman Jerome Powell, Trump's appointee, for raising interest rates and said the Fed should do more to help him to boost the economy.
Global shares were mostly higher in subdued trading Tuesday, tracking gains in Asia despite doubts over the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The future contract for the Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.1 percent to 25,789.00 while the contract for the S&P 500 added less than 0.1 percent to 2,859.20. FEDERAL RESERVE: Minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting are due out Wednesday and could provide insights into the latest thinking on rate hikes at a time when President Donald Trump has been stepping up criticism of tightening by the U.S. central bank.
HOWARD GOLD'S NO-NONSENSE INVESTING This week, the bull market in stocks that began on March 9, 2009, will become, by most standards, the longest bull run over the past 100 years. Though some people say that the 1990s bull actually was longer or that this bull really started in 2011 or 2013 or 2016, most investors accept that by Wednesday this market will have lasted 3,453 trading days, surpassing the 1990s mega-bull in duration.
Dollar extends fall after President Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates. European stocks were muted and the dollar extended its fall on Tuesday, Aug. 21, after President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates. European markets were struggling to gain direction early in the trading day, as investors looked ahead to trade talks between the U.S. and China.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday amid doubts about the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
Asia traded mostly up on Tuesday after, with Chinese mainland shares leading gains. Trade relations between the U.S. and China remain in focus as the two countries are set to hold discussions later this week. Chinese markets led gains on Tuesday in a mostly positive trading session across Asia, extending their upward climb from the previous day after the banking regulator urged institutions to boost lending in the country.
The bull market in U.S. stocks is about to become the longest in history. If stocks don't drop significantly by the close of trading Wednesday, the bull market that began in March 2009 will have lasted nine years, five months and 13 days. CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips says it has reached an agreement with Venezuela(asterisk)s state-owned oil company to recover nearly $2 billion it was awarded as part of a decade-old expropriation dispute.
The bull market on stocks is on the verge of setting a record for longevity, but may have much further to run, say technical analysts.
As stocks started the week with a move higher, PepsiCo announced plans to buy SodaStream International and Estee Lauder reported nicely growing sales.
U.S. stocks closed broadly higher Monday as retailers and other consumer-focused companies posted solid gains. Industrial stocks also rose, led by airlines. Energy companies rose along with the price of U.S. crude oil. Technology stocks lagged the market.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on the brink of bursting out of correction territory for the first time in more than six months, underscoring some signs of renewed optimism on Wall Street.