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Wall Street Ends Higher on US-China Trade Hopes

Wall Street stocks finished solidly higher for a second straight session on Friday on hopes of a breakthrough in US-China trade talks.

Tesla Shares Tumble After Musk Interview in NYTimes

Tesla shares took a pounding Friday amid fresh fears about the future of the electric carmaker after a wide-ranging interview with chief executive Elon Musk in which he revealed his struggles with exhaustion and a lengthy but unsuccessful effort to find a number two executive.

Stocks Enjoy Global Rally in Wake of UK Johnson’s Resignation

A global stocks rally gathered steam Monday, fueled by economic optimism, while the British foreign minister's sudden resignation over Brexit depressed the pound.

Global Stocks Split as Wall Street Rally Fizzles

 Wall Street whipsawed global investors on Tuesday, with an early burst of enthusiasm petering out as falling oil prices helped send major US indices lower.

Wall Street Gains Continue into the New Year Trading

Wall Street stocks resumed their upward climb Monday, the first trading day of the new year, amid apparent rising optimism about the incoming Trump administration.

US Stocks Take Modest Hit As Feds Raise Interest Rates

Wall Street stocks fell modestly and the dollar advanced after the Federal Reserve Wednesday lifted its benchmark interest rate for only the second time in a decade.

S&P Downgrades UK AAA Credit Rating Post Brexit Vote

 Ratings agency Standard & Poor's removed the United Kingdom's coveted AAA status on Monday because of its vote to leave the European Union, downgrading it by two notches with a long-term negative outlook.

Brexit Poles Show Britian Staying In EU; Stocks Rise

 A top anti-Brussels campaigner said it appeared Britain had narrowly voted to remain in the EU, as counting began Thursday after millions voted in a bitterly-fought historic referendum.

US Moves to Block Haliburton Merger in Antitrust Case

US antitrust officials filed suit Wednesday to block Halliburton's proposed $34.6 billion takeover of rival Baker Hughes that would create a global oil services giant.

Beverly Hills News – Marriott Sweetens Bid for Starwood; Beats Out Chinese Offer and Stocks Rise

 Wall Street stocks notched modest gains Monday as merger news, including another twist in the takeover battle for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, lifted the market.

Federal Reserve Cut Outlook on Interest Rate Increases Amidst Global Economic Slowdown

The Federal Reserve cut its outlook for the US economy and kept its interest rate policy unchanged Wednesday, citing the impact of the global slowdown and turmoil in world markets.

G20 Finance Ministers in Shanghai Will Be Discussing Economic Slowdown

 G20 finance ministers gather in Shanghai from Friday with the global economy assailed on multiple fronts, from China's slowing growth to weak commodity prices, amid simmering disagreements over how best to face the challenges.

Dow Jumps On Rising Oil Prices, Falling Dollar

Energy and industrial names surged Wednesday with rising oil prices, but the Nasdaq finished lower as Google parent Alphabet and some other leading technology names retreated.

Stocks, Oil Prices Jump, Pushing Markets Up After Monday’s 200-Point Decline

(Reuters) - Stock and oil prices rebounded on Tuesday on hopes oil producers would cut output to address the supply glut that has punished equity markets and pushed crude values to 12-year lows.

Yen Hits One-Year High As Investors Seek Safe Haven

 The yen hit a one-year high versus the dollar Wednesday as investors sought the haven currency amid a rout in equity markets and worries about the faltering world economy.

Stocks Plummet With Oil Prices Falling To 12-Year Low

 Stock losses on Wall Street mounted to more than 3.0 percent at midday Wednesday driven in part by another plunge in crude oil prices.
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