Donald Trump’s critical comments of the US Fed held back some stocks on Tuesday, while the dollar fell for a fourth consecutive day in its worst spell since March. As David Pollard reports, Trump said he was “not thrilled” with the Federal Reserve under his own appointee, Chairman Jerome Powell, for raising interest rates and […]
China says it hopes trade talks with the United States this week can reach a “good result”. But, as Sonia Legg, reports, that optimism wasn’t shared by President Trump.
The major U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as optimism over talks between the United States and China provided a boost to trade-sensitive stocks. Fred Katayama reports.
Nikko Asset Management’s chief global strategist tells Reuters’ Fred Katayama why he’s optimistic the U.S. and China will resolve their trade dispute. He says it’s a good time to buy beaten down trade-sensitive stocks, especially those in China and Japan.
Skepticism is mounting on Wall Street over whether Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk can really take the company private.
Aug 20 – With presidential campaigning heating up in Brazil, Martin Langfield handicaps the field. As jailed former President Lula leads polls and firebrand Jair Bolsonaro dominates the right, market favorite Geraldo Alckmin may fail to advance to the runoff round.
PepsiCo will buy carbonated drink-machine maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion as it battles Coca-Cola for an edge in the health-conscious beverage market. Sonia Legg reports
Italian infrastructure group Atlantia opened down close to 10 percent with speculation over whether the government would revoke toll highway concessions held by its unit Autostrade per l’Italia after the collapse of a bridge in Genoa last week. Pascale Davies reports.
Venezuela on Monday slashed five zeros from prices as part of a plan President Maduro says will tame hyperinflation but critics see as pushing the country deeper into crisis. Store owners, meanwhile, are wrestling with an anguishing decision: close up shop, or hit customers with steep price hikes to pay for a 60-fold increase to […]
Investors have been trying to measure whether a historically long run in U.S. stocks still has legs. Conway G. Gittens reports.