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Bloomberg: Stocks Slip With Aussie as China Trade Slides: Markets Wrap
Stocks fell with the Australian dollar as China trade data showed a worse-than-expected slump amid the trade war, reigniting concerns about global growth. Treasury futures indicated a decline in yields. [more...]
Bloomberg: The Next American Car Recession Has Already Started
These should be boom times for Detroit. Unemployment is at a half-century low, gasoline is cheap and auto sales in the U.S. were near record levels last year. Yet American automakers are closing factories, cutting shifts and laying off thousands of workers. The industry is behaving like a recession has arrived. [more...]
Bloomberg: Gundlach Warns U.S. Economy Is Floating on ‘an Ocean of Debt’
Jeffrey Gundlach said yet again that the U.S. economy is gorging on debt. Echoing many of the themes from his annual "Just Markets" webcast on Tuesday, Gundlach took part in a round-table of 10 of Wall Street’s smartest investors for Barron’s. He highlighted the dangers especially posed by the U.S. corporate bond market. [more...]
Bloomberg: Goldman Outlines ‘Where to Invest Now’ in U.S. Equities
U.S. stocks could deliver big gains in 2019 if history is any guide, and some companies have more potential to outperform than others, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [more...]
Bloomberg: Why the Fed and Markets Don’t Agree on Interest-Rate Prospects
Markets have had a full week to digest the very strong U.S. jobs report, as well as signs of progress in the China-U.S. trade talks. Yet despite the positive news, investors and traders believe the Federal Reserve will stop hiking interest rates this year and will cut them in both 2020 and 2021. [more...]
Bloomberg: China December Trade Slumps as Trade War, Economic Slowdown Bite
Chinese trade slumped in December, sending regional stocks and the Australian dollar lower, as an unexpected fall in both exports and imports underlined the impact of the trade war and economic slowdown. [more...]
Bloomberg: UBS Sees Fed Hiking Twice While Asia Central Banks Pause in 2019
UBS Global Wealth Management reckons the U.S. Federal Reserve may raise interest rates twice in 2019 despite markets pricing in little chance of that happening. [more...]
Bloomberg: The Pound’s Most-Accurate Forecaster Says It Will Slip Another 3%
Sterling will slide more than 3 percent to $1.24 by the end of March as even the most favorable Brexit outcome will mean the economy will be worse off than if “remain” had won the 2016 referendum, according to Westpac Banking Corp. The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey is for the currency to climb to $1.30 in the same period. [more...]
Reuters: China's exports shrink most in two years, raising risks to global economy
China’s exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December, while imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world’s second-largest economy in 2019 and deteriorating global demand. [more...]
Reuters: Asia shares, US stock futures hit as China's export slump jolts investors
Asian shares and U.S. stock futures skidded on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese exports pointed to deepening cracks in the world’s second-biggest economy and raised fears of a sharper slowdown in global growth and corporate profits. [more...]
CNBC: Expect prolonged uncertainty as Brexit process drags on, says former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown
The U.K.'s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown told CNBC that he doesn't expect a closely-watched Brexit vote on Tuesday to go in the government's favor. [more...]
CNBC: China says its 2018 trade surplus with the US was $323 billion — the highest it's ever recorded
Despite U.S. President Donald Trump launching a high-stakes trade war against Beijing last year, China on Monday announced that its 2018 trade surplus with Washington was its largest in more than a decade. [more...]
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