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Bloomberg: JPMorgan Says Record-Breaking Bull Market Could Run Until 2020
It looks like the decade-long bull market in U.S. stocks has more room to run, albeit with less vigor. That’s the latest view from JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s asset management team, which forecasts U.S. equities could continue to gain for 2 1/2 more years as about half of the indicators the bank analyzes suggest that markets are mid-cycle rather than late cycle.  [more...]
Bloomberg: Asia Stocks Climb as Yuan Losses Ease; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap
Stocks in Asia reversed losses and the yuan recovered its drop amid signs of intervention from Chinese authorities looking to stem the currency’s weakness. [more...]

Bloomberg: Stocks Fall; Dollar Whipsawed by Trump Fed Comment: Markets Wrap
The dollar swung between gains and losses and Treasuries strengthened after President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates. U.S. equities finished lower for the first time in three days as financial shares led declines. [more...]

Bloomberg: Yuan's Fallout for Markets Means No Summer Lull for Traders
The market turmoil spurred by the Chinese yuan’s tumble to a one-year low is putting traders on alert during the normally sleepy Northern hemisphere summer. [more...]

Bloomberg: No End in Sight for Commodity Crash With Charts Sending Bear Signals
The Bloomberg Commodity Index has tumbled about 10 percent from a high in May amid mounting concerns that a trade war could derail global growth, curbing demand for everything from aluminum to soybeans. [more...]

Bloomberg: Draghi Will Just About Raise ECB Interest Rate Before Retiring
Mario Draghi will squeeze in one interest-rate increase before his term as European Central Bank president ends next year, according to a Bloomberg survey of economists. [more...]

Bloomberg: Yen May Trigger ‘Strong’ Rally in Japanese Stocks: JPMorgan
Japan’s currency is increasingly trading in tandem with American stocks, in a correlation that resembles moves in September 2017, which presaged a surge in Japanese shares, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. [more...]
Reuters: Asia stocks unnerved by yuan slide, heightened trade war fears
The Chinese yuan skidded to one-year lows on Friday, unnerving investors in Asian stock markets and stoking concerns Beijing’s currency management could become the next flash point in a fierce trade dispute with the United States. [more...]
Reuters: U.S. weekly jobless claims hit more than 48-and-a-half-year low
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than 48-1/2-year low last week as the labor market strengthens further, but trade tensions are casting a shadow over the economy’s outlook. [more...]
CNBC: Higher oil prices are threatening the future of a once-burgeoning financial sector
Higher oil prices this year have reduced the need for energy-exporters in the Middle East to raise funds through the Islamic bond market — threatening the growth of a niche finance sector that has been struggling to gain wider traction. [more...]
CNBC: Trump: I'll be Vladimir Putin's 'worst enemy' if US-Russia relationship 'doesn't work out'
President Donald Trump vowed Thursday that if his dealings with Russian leader Vladimir Putin don't "work out, I'll be the worst enemy he's ever had." [more...]
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