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Bonds Are Screaming A Warning: Should Investors Be Listening?

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Following the recession, central banks around the world used bonds of various kinds as tools in their attempts to reflate the global economy. With hindsight, that seems to have worked, even despite fiscal policies that were generally unhelpful. But there has been one big negative. The massive purchases of bonds Read More

Apple's Cook to China: keep opening for sake of global economy

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FILE PHOTO: Apple CEO Tim Cook attends the China Development Forum in Beijing, China, March 18, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple chief executive Tim Cook nudged China on Saturday to open up and said the future would depend on global collaboration, as the United States and China remained locked in a bitter trade Read More

Wall Street Week Ahead: Doubts increase that first quarter will be earnings low point

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – As Wall Street braces for what may be the first U.S. profit decline since 2016, investors say the first quarter may not mark the low point for 2019 earnings. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid In Read More

Image sharing website Pinterest files for IPO

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(Reuters) – Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Friday, looking to tap into a red-hot market for new stock offerings. A Pinterest banner hangs on the facade of the New York Read More

U.S. adds criminal charges against ex-Autonomy CEO Lynch

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(Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Friday added three new criminal charges to their indictment against British entrepreneur Mike Lynch related to the $11.1 billion sale of his software company Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard in 2011. FILE PHOTO: Mike Lynch, founder of Autonomy, poses for photographers at an awards ceremony in central London March 13, 2008. REUTERS/Toby 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

Tiffany sticks to 2019 targets, helped by e-commerce; shares rebound

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(Reuters) – Luxury retailer Tiffany & Co said Friday it expected earnings growth to resume in the second half of the year, helped by a healthy e-commerce business, a forecast that allowed investors to look past slightly disappointing quarterly sales. FILE PHOTO: A Tiffany & Co logo is seen outside the store on 5th Ave 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

UK economy dodges no-deal Brexit hit, for now

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy has struggled beneath the weight of Brexit uncertainty for nearly three years, but many business leaders would probably be relieved just to have more of the same for the next few months. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Read More