• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Canada arrested Huawei's CFO, and the US is seeking to extradite her. Meng Wanzhou, CFO of the Chinese technology company Huawei, was arrested on suspicion of violating the US's trade sanctions on Iran, adding a new chapter to the US-China trade war.
    Stocks are getting rocked. Hong Kong's Hang Seng led the losses in Asia and Britain's FTSE trails in Europe. The S&P 500 is set to open down 1.66% near 2,655.
    Bonds are rallying. Buying has pushed the 10-year yield down more than 2 basis points to 2.89%, but the yield curve is slightly steeper with the 2-10-yr...
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  • Matthew Goldberg: 4 things you need to know about the yield curve

    Matthew Goldberg: 4 things you need to know about the yield curve

    6 days ago - By Stl Today

    Forecasts are everywhere. In the morning, you wake up and check the weather. On the way to work, you check the traffic. In economics, there's also an important barometer - and it could be signaling a recession. If short-term yields...
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
    The chief financial officer of Chinese tech and telecoms giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada at the request of US authorities and faces extradition to the United States. Canadian authorities "provisionally detained" Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, while she was transferring flights in the country.
    UK lawmakers used their parliamentary privilege to publish a cache of internal Facebook documents and emails that had been under seal. The documents, which are part of a US lawsuit between...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Thursday.
    1. Global stocks are falling again. European and UK markets both fell more than 1%, amid lingering fears over US-China trade and a flattening US yield curve. US markets were closed to mark the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush.
    2. China has confirmed major details about the Trump-Xi trade deal. While the statement was light on specifics, the Chinese official attempted to assuage skepticism about the deal that helped contribute to a major selloff in US stocks. The Chinese also made a concrete step toward...
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