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  • With rate cut likely, market wonders how low Fed will go

    With U.S.-China trade tensions roiling markets, investors are counting on support for stocks coming from a Federal Reserve willing to keep cutting interest rates to help the U.S. economy avoid a severe downturn.

  • MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi leads Gulf lower after attacks on oil plants

    Saudi Arabian stocks dropped on Sunday with banking and petrochemical shares taking the biggest hit after attacks on two key Saudi oil plants a day earlier knocked out more than half of Saudi crude ...

  • Wall St Week Ahead-With rate cut likely, market wonders how low Fed will go

    With U.S.-China trade tensions roiling markets, investors are counting on support for stocks coming from a Federal Reserve willing to keep cutting interest rates to help the U.S. economy avoid a severe downturn.

  • With rate cut likely, market wonders how low Fed will go

    With U.S.-China trade tensions roiling markets, investors are counting on support for stocks coming from a Federal Reserve willing to keep cutting interest rates to help the U.S. economy avoid a severe downturn.

  • Stocks Extend Weekly Winning Streak

    U.S. stocks clinched a third consecutive week of gains and are sitting within a hair of their records, as moderating tensions between the U.S. and China eased fears about a potential recession. Major indexes have rebounded after a volatile August that rattled share prices and government bond yields around the world. Despite a quiet session Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 are within about 0.6% of their July highs.

  • US STOCKS-S&P edges lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease

    * China announces tariff exemptions, Trump open to interim deal. * August retail sales rise 0.4% vs. forecast of 0.2% * Treasury yields hit multi-week highs. * Dow & S&P 500 close within 1 percent below all-time highs. * Dow rises 0.14%, S&P 500 off 0.07%, Nasdaq down 0.22% By Stephen Culp.

  • Cloudflare stock bursts out of gate following already elevated IPO range

    Shares hit high of $19.53 after pricing above range at $15. Cloudflare Inc. shares burst out of the gate for their first day of trading Friday as the latest cybersecurity company to go public in a space that's seeing rapid consolidation. On Friday, the price of the stock shot to a high of $19.53, and closed up 19% at $17.90, for a market cap of about$ 5.25 billion, with 35.9 million shares exchanging hands during the session.

  • Dow ekes 8th straight gain as stocks remain in striking distance of record highs

    By Chris Matthews and Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch. U.S. consumers spend more, U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out an eighth-straight gain Friday, while the blue chip index and the S&P 500 remain within striking distance of fresh all-time highs as Sino-American trade tensions ease and central banks support risk taking with economic stimulus measures.

  • Stocks Close Day Near Flat, As Dow Ekes Out Gain

    U.S. stocks paused Friday but headed toward a third consecutive week of gains and within a hair of their records. Easing tensions between the U.S. and China, alongside the prospect of looser monetary policy around the world, helped lift stocks this week, pushing major indexes back toward highs reached in July. The indexes have rebounded after a volatile August that rattled share prices and government bond yields around the world.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, bond yields lifted by U.S.-China trade hopes

    * MSCI world share index hits highest level since late July. * S&P 500 within striking distance of record. * China to exempt some agricultural products from tariffs -Xinhua. * Bond yields at multi-week highs as recession worries ebb. By Chuck Mikolajczak.

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