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  • Global Stocks Waver Amid Uncertainty on Rates, Trade Talks

    Global stocks paused on Tuesday as investors took a wait-and-see approach to trade developments and the Federal Reserve's next policy moves. The Stoxx Europe 600 ticked up 0.2%, with rises in its health care constituents mostly offset by losses in its basic resources sector. Shares in the world's largest miner, BHP Group PLC, dropped 1.2% despite posting a record payout off the back of strong profits, after Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said the trade dispute between the...

  • Global Stocks Jump to Start the Week

    --S&P 500, Dow futures tick higher. Global stocks and U.S. futures climbed Monday on the prospect of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and expectations of central-bank stimulus measures across major economies. The Stoxx Europe 600 rose 0.9% in midday trade, led by gains in its basic resources, autos and banking sectors.

  • Global Stocks Jump to Start the Week

    --S&P 500, Dow futures tick higher. Global stocks and U.S. futures climbed Monday on the prospect of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and expectations of central-bank stimulus measures across major economies. The Stoxx Europe 600 rose 0.7% in late-morning trade, led by gains in its basic resources and banking sectors, with Deutsche Bank shares up 2.8%.

  • Global Stocks Jump to Start the Week

    --S&P 500, Dow futures tick higher. Global stocks climbed Monday on the prospect of central-bank stimulus measures across major economies. The Stoxx Europe 600 rose 0.5% in morning trade, led by gains in its basic resources and banking sectors, with Deutsche Bank shares up 2.8%.

  • Global Stocks Jump to Start the Week

    Global stocks climbed Monday on the prospect of central-bank stimulus measures across major economies. The Stoxx Europe 600 opened 0.7% higher, led by gains in its basic resources and banking sectors, with Deutsche Bank shares up 3%. The German DAX rose 0.9% and the U.K.' s FTSE 100 was up 0.8%.

  • U.S. Stocks Rise but Notch Modest Weekly Loss

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced back from Wednesday's 800- point selloff with two consecutive sessions of gains and a modest weekly loss. But investors' lingering fears about a potential recession remain unresolved. Positive developments around trade and reassurances of extra stimulus from central bankers buoyed markets Friday.

  • J.C. Penney, Viacom, General Electric: Stocks That Defined the Week

    Major U.S. stock indexes fell for the week on renewed concerns that the economy could be headed toward a recession, fueled by an inversion of the yield curve and other market signals flashing red. Penney Co. said it would start selling secondhand clothes, Viacom Inc. (VIA) and CBS Corp. (CBS) agreed to get back together, and Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos now has his sights set on General Electric Co. (GE). The hand-me-down is going mainstream.

  • U.S. Stocks Rise but Notch Modest Weekly Loss

    By Corrie Driebusch and Avantika Chilkoti. U.S. stocks climbed for a second consecutive session Friday but notched modest weekly losses as investors continue to parse signs of slowing economic growth. Positive developments around trade and reassurances of extra stimulus from central bankers buoyed markets, which were rattled earlier this week after weak data out of Germany and China exacerbated fears of a potential recession.

  • Stocks Climb but Remain on Track for Weekly Losses

    By Corrie Driebusch and Avantika Chilkoti. U.S. stocks climbed for a second consecutive session Friday but remain on track for modest weekly losses as investors continue to parse signs of slowing economic growth. Positive developments around trade and reassurances of extra stimulus from central bakers buoyed markets, which were rattled earlier this week after weak data out of Germany and China exacerbated fears of a potential recession.

  • Stocks Climb but Remain on Track for Weekly Losses

    By Corrie Driebusch and Avantika Chilkoti. U.S. stocks climbed for a second consecutive session Friday but remain on track for modest weekly declines as investors continue to parse signs of slowing economic growth. Reassurances of extra stimulus from central bakers buoyed markets, which were rattled earlier this week after weak data out of Germany and China exacerbated fears of a potential recession.

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