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Trade worries are causing a sell-off in the European markets. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks with Craig Erlam of MarketPulse.
Matt Cheslock joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves after the Dow is set to snap a 5-day winning streak.
Another big week ahead, U.S earnings, 2nd quarter GDP numbers, Trade wars and ECB monetary policy all in focus.
U.K. blue-chip stocks fell Friday, returning to negative territory after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to place tariffs on $500 billion in Chinese imports, potentially ramping up his administration’s trade dispute with officials running the world’s second-largest economy.
European stocks fell Friday, with auto and bank shares among those losing ground as U.S. President Donald Trump threatens a significant expansion in tariffs on Chinese imports.
Investing.com – U.S. futures took a sudden dive on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports.The S&P 500 futures fell six points or 0.23% to 2,798.75 as of 6:48 AM ET ( 10:48 GMT) while Dow futures decreased 100 points or 0.40% to 24,959.0. Meanwhile tech heavy Nasdaq 100 futures inched up six points or 0.09% to 7,374.50.Trump said in an interview on CNBC that he is ready to impose tariffs on $500 billion worth of Chinese goods to the U.S. if China does not back down on its trade policies. ...
Early earnings news from Microsoft, Intuitive Surgical and VF Corp. on Friday countered the weak global trade that followed new trade threats from the White House. The Dow and S&P 500 opened lower, as they sought their third straight weekly gains.
U.S. dollar index falls more than 1.6% from Thursday's 52-week high after President says he's "not thrilled" with Fed tightening. China's PBOC fixed yuan at lowest level in 13 months as currencies move to center stage in trade war. U.S. equity futures extended declines Friday after President Donald Trump said Friday he was ready to increase tariffs on China-made goods to as much as $500 billion in order to address what he has called an unfair trade deficit with the world's second largest economy.
The United Kingdom’s FTSE 100 Index closed higher on Thursday and clocked the third consecutive daily gain. Carrying forward the strength, the FTSE 100 Index started July 20 on a stable note. The index was trading with strength at more than one-month high price levels in the morning session.
The UK's top share index held its ground on Friday, outperforming a broadly negative European market, as global trade uncertainty and political troubles closer to home spurred demand for defensive stocks and earnings filtered through. The blue chip FTSE 100 (.FTSE) index was up 0.1 percent at 7,694.98 points by 0916 GMT. The FTSE, dominated by companies with large foreign currency earnings, has found support from weakness in the pound, which has been on the backfoot this week amid signs of discord in Prime Minister Theresa May's party over her Brexit strategy.
Before having children more than two decades ago, Sheila Flavell was managing 600 people for an airline in the Middle East. Afterwards, back in the UK, the best job she could get was a part-time role as a waitress. After joining FDM Group, an IT support specialist, when it was a start-up, Ms Flavell is now chief operating officer of the FTSE 250 company.
In an exclusive interview with CNBC, Trump said he was “not happy” about rising interest rates. Fiat Chrysler has started the process to spin-off parts-maker Magneti Marelli. Shares in Europe hovered around the flatline in mid-morning deals on Friday following remarks from President Donald Trump about the Federal Reserve and amid further earnings.
You couldn’t tell from looking at the stock market. With higher oil prices and still solid growth in earnings and the global economy, domestic investors have enough reasons to disregard the biggest cloud on the horizon -- the possibility of a Brexit that leaves the U.K. cut off from its most important commercial partner. “You don’t want to totally leave the U.K. because there is some good value,” said Leigh Himsworth, who manages Fidelity International’s U.K. stock funds from London.
Asian markets wobbled Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were preparing to impose more tariffs on each other's products. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 lost 0.5 percent to 22,652.42 and South Korea's ...
The Dow fell 0.53%, or 134 points to 25,065, while the S&P 500 fell 0.39%, or 11 points to 2,804, and the Nasdaq declined 0.37%, or 29 points to 7,825. The dollar was falling and gold was rising after President Trump complained of unfair currency manipulation by China and the EU in a wide-ranging interview with CNBC. During the interview, which is set to air in full Friday, Trump said, "You look at the euro.
European stock markets finish lower Thursday, pulling back from a one-month high as mining stocks track a selloff in the metal prices, and the latest round of earnings reports rolled out.
Investing.com – Wall Street was lower on Thursday as trade tensions resurfaced.The S&P 500 lost six points or 0.21% to 2,809.58 as of 9:42 AM ET (13:42 GMT) while the Dow decreased 57 points or 0.23% to 25,141.37 and tech heavy NASDAQ Composite was down 10 points or 0.13% to 7,844.27.Trade tensions continued after China said the White House was wrong to blame Chinese President Xi Jinping for blocking progress on a trade deal. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro told CNBC that the U.S. President Donald Trump's trade strategy is not as disruptive as many describe. ...
U.K. stocks ended higher on Thursday and the pound tumbled after disappointing British retail sales stoked speculation the Bank of England may refrain from hiking interest rates in August.
By Danilo Masoni MILAN (Reuters) - Earnings updates were the main focus on Thursday as Britain's top share index inched higher, but it stayed within recent tight ranges as caution over the outcome of Brexit ...
Sterling dived below $1.30 for the first time in 10 months on Thursday, sent lower by weak economic data, a resurgent dollar and uncertainty about how Britain's approaching exit from the European Union will play out. Lacklustre retail sales data for June painted a picture of an economy struggling against the backdrop of stagnating wage growth, steady inflation figures and difficult Brexit negotiations. Escalating trade tensions, robust U.S. economic growth and a confident Federal Reserve have all boosted the greenback's appeal.
Investing.com – U.S. futures pointed to a lower opening bell as earnings season and trade tensions continued to rattle investors.
Stocks shifted lower Thursday. On the Dow, American Express, Traveler's and IBM reported Q2 results. Cisco gained on Amazon news, and markets looked toward DOJ hearings on auto tariffs.
Global stocks traded modestly lower Thursday, with investors reluctant to add to risk positions amid increasing concerns over the pace of economic growth thanks to ongoing trade disputes with Washington....
The UK’s retail sales figures dropped unexpectedly in June. Sales declined by 0.5% in June compared to a growth of 1.4% in May. YoY Retail sales grew by 2.9, below analysts expectation of 3.7%. Pound hits a 10-month low near 1.30 versus the US dollar.