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S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record closing highs on upbeat earnings

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq registered record closing highs after a broadbased rally on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid In Read More

S&P 500 nears record high after upbeat earnings

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 index moved closer to its record high on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown, sparking a broad-based rally. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The benchmark Read More

Environment emerges as major issue for Australian voters

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A man snorkels in an area called the “Coral Gardens” near Lady Elliot Island, on the Great Barrier Reef, northeast of Bundaberg town in Queensland, Australia, June 11, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The environment has emerged as a major issue for Australian voters, a poll showed on Sunday, but healthcare and the Read More

Stocks mixed as strong U.S. retail sales offsets weak European manufacturing data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global stocks fell on Thursday after underwhelming manufacturing surveys from Asia and Europe, though they pared losses as Wall Street edged higher on strong U.S. retail sales data and earnings from industrial companies. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Read More

API: U.S. continues to lead the world in natural gas liquids, crude oil production

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4/18/2019 Photo: Gulfport Energy. WASHINGTON — The American Petroleum Institute’s latest monthly statistical report showed that the U.S. sustained its position as the world’s leading oil producer, continuing a pace of 12.1 MMbopd, matching February 2019. In addition, petroleum demand in March was the strongest for that month in more than a decade at 20.7 Read More

Asian shares off nine-month peak, European PMIs in focus

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Thursday after losses on Wall Street but trade was subdued as investors awaited business surveys in Europe and largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long Easter weekend holiday. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Read More

Asian shares edge up to nine month high, European, Japan PMIs awaited

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were subdued on Thursday after a negative performance on Wall Street, with caution ahead of business surveys in Europe and Japan, and the Good Friday and Easter holidays keeping investors on the sidelines. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage Read More

Wall Street slips with healthcare shares

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Wednesday as a drop in healthcare shares overshadowed a string of positive corporate earnings and upbeat economic data from the United States Read More

Global stock rally on China data capped by flight from healthcare shares

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock markets pared earlier gains as a continued flight from healthcare shares dragged on Wall Street, overshadowing earlier upbeat economic data from China. The S&P 500 flattened as the healthcare index dived 2.1% on continued fallout from concerns about potential changes to U.S. policy. Mixed corporate results, including an earnings Read More

U.S. firms no longer ‘positive anchor’ for Beijing ties: AmCham in China

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Frustrated U.S. businesses can no longer be counted on as a “positive anchor” in U.S.-China relations, a top U.S. business lobby said on Wednesday, arguing any deal to end trade tensions must address structural problems in China’s economic system. FILE PHOTO: Chinese staffers adjust U.S. and Chinese flags before the opening session Read More