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Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return

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(Reuters) – The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing to sow corn before the end of the month. Some fertilizer shipments had been parked on river banks near St. Read More

Investors shun equities, pile into bonds in past week: BAML

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors are neither extremely bullish nor bearish, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s gauge of market sentiment, as they weigh the impact of trade tensions between the United States and China. Investors pulled $19.5 billion out of equities in the week to May 15, while bonds added $5.1 billion in their Read More

Global stocks gain after earnings, deal news, data; U.S. yields move up

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in global trade relations. Traders work on the floor at the New Read More

Wall St. advances as earnings, economic data beat expectations

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street extended its rally in afternoon trading on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid All Read More

Wall St. gains on earnings boost, strong economic data

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Monday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Wall St. gains on upbeat earnings, strong economic data

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as upbeat earnings from Walmart and Cisco, and robust domestic economic data helped investors overlook worries about the ongoing trade war between the United States and China. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Read More

Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, threatening to further strain Sino-U.S. trade ties. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February Read More

Asian shares fall after U.S. blacklists China’s Huawei

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Thursday after the United States hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, threatening FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo to further strain Sino-U.S. trade ties. MSCI’s broadest index Read More