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Positive German data tempers equity selloff, safe havens in demand

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks hit a 12-day trough on Monday as fears for economic growth sent investors dashing for safe-haven assets, but the selloff lost some momentum after better-than-expected data from Germany. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Staff The Ifo Read More

Positive German data tempers equity selloff, lifts bond yields

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks hit a 12-day trough on Monday as fears for economic growth sent investors dashing for safe-haven assets, but the selloff lost some momentum after better-than-expected data from Germany. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Staff The Ifo Read More

Porsche offers computerized cruise control for twisty roads

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See the most exotic cars from the Geneva Motor Show I was going almost 50 miles an hour on a mountain road just north of New York City. Ahead of me, the road curved sharply to the left with just a thin metal railing between the speeding car and a long drop down a mountainside Read More

In foreboding sign for U.S. economy, factory sector softens

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March, a troubling sign for the economy although the housing market showed signs lower interest rates were giving it a boost. A man walks his dog past a mural depicting factory workers in the historic Pullman neighborhood in Chicago November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Nelles Financial data Read More

U.S. Treasuries signal trouble, stocks fall after weak data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks around the world fell and U.S. Treasuries yields sent out warning signs of a possible recession on Friday after weaker-than-expected U.S. and European data intensified fears of a global economic slowdown. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, March Read More

Wall Street stumbles as investors spooked by signs of economic slowdown

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks sold off sharply on Friday, with all three major U.S. stock indexes dropping between 1 and 2 percent as weak factory data from the United States and Europe led to an inversion of U.S. Treasury yields, fueling fears of a global economic downturn. Traders work on the floor Read More

Take Five: Take it easy, central banks – World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis 1/ TAKE IT EASY With the U.S. Federal Reserve well Read More

U.S. corporate breakups could be catalyst to change Dow index

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shake-ups come infrequently for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but some degree of change may be in the works for the stock index as two of its 30 constituents prepare to transform from large conglomerates into smaller companies. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the trading information for chemical producer DowDuPont Inc. Read More

As worries about populism in Europe rise, investors bet on stock market volatility

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors are betting on heightened political uncertainty and greater volatility in European stock markets ahead of European Parliament elections in May amid growing concerns about rising populism. FILE PHOTO: A trader works at his desk at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach In one of the first Read More