Stock market mixed but set to punch higher for the week after Trump says he hasn’t agreed to roll back China tariffs

Stock market mixed but set to punch higher for the week after Trump says he hasn’t agreed to roll back China tariffs

Stock market mixed but set to punch higher for the week after Trump says he hasn't agreed to roll back China tariffs

For the week, the Dow was likely to gain 5%, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq may finish the five-session period 10% or more higher. What's driving the market? Stock markets pulled back slightly Friday … Continue reading at marketwatch.com

CVS Stock Finds Itself in a Good Place at a Bad Time

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) stock got a lift on Nov. 6 after delivering an earnings report that beat on both the top and bottom lines. The company also gave improved earnings estimates for the rest of 2019. Continue reading at msn.com

How the Fed's 'quasi-QE' helped turn a prominent stock-market bear bullish on cyclicals -- for now

Barry Bannister, head of institutional equity strategy at Stifel, offered a prescient warning last year ahead of the fourth-quarter stock-market slump. Bannister held then that the Fed had tightened … Continue reading at marketwatch.com

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Be Careful With the Recent Rally in iQiyi Stock

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A Shorter Day for Stock Market Traders? It’s a Nice Dream

The call to cut the trading hours of Europe’s stock exchanges by 90 minutes is a noble thing, but it wouldn’t change working patterns much. Marcus Ashworth is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering … Continue reading at bloomberg.com

PS Business Parks: Another Below-5% Preferred Stock IPO

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This Number Shows Why a Stock Market Crash Is More Likely Than Ever

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease from 6-mth highs on U.S.-China trade angst

Asian shares step back from highs on concerns over trade deal * Beijing says U.S., China agree to cancel tariffs in phases * Sources say the plan meets opposition within White House * Asian stock … Continue reading at cnbc.com

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Tech and health care lead stock surge after midterms

Tech and health care lead stock surge after midterms

Tech and health care lead stock surge after midterms

Three-fourths of the stocks on the New York Stock Exchange traded higher. Historically markets have performed well after midterm elections and with split control of Congress. High-growth stocks … Continue reading at triblive.com

Stocks Plunge In Week As Amazon, Google, Tesla, Microsoft, Boeing Headline Earnings

The major averages had a couple of up days, but suffered another week of sharp losses amid multiple stock market routs. The Dow Jones fell 3%, the S&P 500 index 3.9% and the Nasdaq composite 3.8%, all … Continue reading at investors.com

Record Earnings Headline Arista Networks’ Continued Growth

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Canada is the pot-stock capital of the world -- but a U.S. market is catching up

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Midterms May Grab the Headlines, but Stocks Will React to Trade

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British Pound To Euro Exchange Rate Forecast: Sterling Ignores UK Data Over “Secret Brexit Deal” Reports

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Stock market responds to political change

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Spotify Announces Stock Repurchase Program, Up to .0 Billion

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U.S. stock market posts worst October in years ahead of midterm elections

Investor anxiety that one or both houses of Congress will flip to Democratic control in next week's midterm election is thought to have added to one of the stock market's worst Octobers in years. Continue reading at triblive.com

BABA Stock Could Turn Around Before the Headlines Notice

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Canadian Stocks Have Turned Positive After Weak Start — Canadian Commentary

Canadian Stocks Have Turned Positive After Weak Start -- Canadian Commentary

Canadian Stocks Have Turned Positive After Weak Start — Canadian Commentary

(RTTNews.com) – The Canadian stock market began Thursday’s session in the red, but has since pared its early losses and turned positive. Gold stocks are recovering some ground following yesterday’s sell-off, despite the continued dip in gold prices this … Continue reading at nasdaq.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges higher as mining stocks rebound

The steady performance for the index follows its biggest decline on Wednesday in more than eight weeks. The materials group, which includes precious and base metals miners and fertilizer companies, added 1.3 percent as gold stocks rebounded after losses on … Continue reading at reuters.com

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TSX edges higher as mining stocks rebound

TORONTO -- Canada's main stock edged slightly higher on Thursday, helped by a rebound in mining stocks and gains for Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce after better-than-expected earnings. The steady performance for the index follows its biggest decline … Continue reading at business.financialpost.com

CANADA STOCKS-Futures fall ahead of Fed gathering

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Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.94%

Investing.com - Canada stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Materials, Clean Technology and Energy sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.94%. Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones … Continue reading at investing.com

CANADA STOCKS-Materials shares pull TSX down for worst day in over 8 weeks

TORONTO/OTTAWA, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index posted its biggest decline in more than eight weeks on Wednesday as lower metal and oil prices sent shares of resource companies tumbling. The decline in the materials and energy sectors easily … Continue reading at cnbc.com

Canadian Cannabis Stocks – Buy-Buy Or Bye-Bye?

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Canada Stocks Rise, Reverse Loss as Couche-Tard Jumps to Record

Canadian stocks rose, rebounding from early declines to halt a four-day slide, as advances in consumer and health-care companies overcame losses in natural-resource producers. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 0.4 percent to 14,748.19 at 4 p.m. in Toronto … Continue reading at bloomberg.com

* Kitco News — The sentiment in China will continue to be bearish, with one market expert noting that 'everything is falling off a cliff,' in the country. Speaking to Kitco news on Friday, Ken Hoffman, sector head of global metal and mining for Bloomberg Intelligence said that, 'China is in decrease mode [and] we actually think their copper demand, for the first time in 30 years, will actually decline by 2-4%.' He explained that as the country shifts from an industrial-based economy to a more information technology-based one, old businesses — steel, copper, cement — are going to be hurt. Hoffman also commented on the recent surprise move by the Chinese central bank to devalue its currency, the yuan. 'One of the biggest points that China has right now is to make the yuan more global,' he noted, adding that the weakening of the yuan is helping gold. 'If China is going to devalue its currency, that's going to be very positive for gold demand in China, the world's largest gold buyer,' he explained. Speaking on the recent release of gold reserve holdings by the People's Bank of China, Hoffman said that, 'even people in the country don't believe the numbers that were released.' 'There is a way central banks can sort of hide gold [holdings],' he remarked. However, he noted that gold continues to play a very important role in the country's currency strategy. China still has a ‘strong and sincere interest in gold,' he added. On Friday, gold prices continued their winning streak, hitting a six-week high. December Comex gold was last up .10 at ,158.30 an ounce.

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Canada Stocks Jump on Crude Rally After Jobs Data Tops Forecasts

Canada Stocks Jump on Crude Rally After Jobs Data Tops Forecasts

Canada Stocks Jump on Crude Rally After Jobs Data Tops Forecasts

Canadian stocks rose the most in three weeks, as a rally in crude boosted energy producers and a surge in hiring stoked speculation the nation's central bank will refrain from cutting interest rates further. The Standard & Poor's/TSX Index rose 1 … Continue reading at bloomberg.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps 1 pct as surging oil boost energy companies

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CANADA STOCKS-Futures up as oil prices rise

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3 Reasons Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. Surged 25.8% in March

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The Latest: European stocks close sharply lower after ECB

The Latest: European stocks close sharply lower after ECB

Stocks markets in Europe have closed sharply lower as investors appear unconvinced by the European Central Bank’s stimulus measures. Germany’s DAX ended the day down 2.3 percent after initially rising on the ECB announcement of rate cuts and more bond … Continue reading at heraldstandard.com

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Asian stocks uneven as uncertainty weighs ahead of ECB meet

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Stocks end roller-coaster day with little change

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* Go to http://www.cityindex.co.uk/market-analysis/ for more trading insights from spread betting and CFD trading provider City Index. Here, Sophia Ziaee brings you the key activity shaping the markets on 8th August. Headlines include:

– Reports suggest the European Central Bank is set to wade into the financial markets today in an attempt to prevent the turmoil in the single-currency area from spiralling out of control.

– Earlier today the ECB stepped into bond markets, backing up a pledge to support Spain and Italy with the aim to prevent financial meltdown in the euro zone.

– Meanwhile, in the UK, It was a volatile start for the FTSE 100 with stocks starting to recover from earlier falls.

– The market is braced for a bleak quarterly inflation report from the Bank of England later this week, which is expected to confirm the picture of disappointing growth at home and abroad.

– Wall Street is set for a sharply lower opening after the unprecedented Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the U.S. government’s AAA debt rating to AA+, and assigned it a negative outlook

– The implication is that gold will continue its bull run which included an all time high earlier of 15, while oil will seek a lower support.

– So there are plenty of markets to be trading on this week, stay tuned for another market update tomorrow.

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