• Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday

    5 days ago - By CNBC

    News that the U.S. and China are willing to roll back tariffs to reach a trade deal sparked a sharp rotation out of bonds and into stocks.
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  • Federal Reserve is a 'buy' signal for stocks - Invesco

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Look past the daily headlines surrounding the U.S.-China trade war and focus on the Federal Reserve's switch to neutral as a buy signal for stocks through the first half of 2020, advised Krishna Memani, vice chair of invesments at Invesco.
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  • Trade Experts Say Not To Read Too Much into Potential China/US Tariff Rollback

    5 days ago - By Forbes

    China is said to be optimistic about Phase 1 talks to restore better trade relations with the US. Leading trades experts say not to get your hopes up about the long-term relationship. Trade will never look like it did ten years ago with China.
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  • Kanye just unveiled a new foam sneaker made from algae

    5 days ago - By Fast Company

    Onstage at the Fast Company Innovation Festival, West showed off a new style of shoe that is emblematic of his fashion brand's moves toward sustainability and manufacturing in the U.S.
    Kanye's latest Yeezy sneaker is made in part from algae as part of the brand's move toward sustainability. Onstage at the Fast Company Innovation Festival today, West held up a pair of the new shoes and explained how the company is transforming, including making its products in the U.S. and moving its headquarters to a 4,000-acre ranch in Wyoming, where it will have its own hydroponic farm
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  • Exclusive: Rollback of China tariffs faces fierce opposition in White House - sources

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    An agreement between the United States and China to roll back existing tariffs as part of a 'phase one' trade deal faces fierce internal opposition at the White House and from outside advisers, multiple sources familiar with the talks said.
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  • Global stocks, dollar rally on renewed U.S.-China deal hopes

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Oil prices rose and stocks rallied worldwide on Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States to cancel tariffs in phases, a key consideration in reaching a deal to end a trade war that has crimped economic growth and roiled markets.
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  • Juncker says Trump won't impose tariffs on European cars: Sueddeutsche

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker does not believe U.S. President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported European cars next week, he told Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
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  • Wall St. gains as China, U.S. agree to remove tariffs in phases

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks were higher late on Thursday as the latest signs of progress in U.S.-China trade relations relieved investors, though indexes pared gains after another report raised fresh worries about the outlook for a deal.
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  • The Latest: Friend says Twitter suspect was not political

    5 days ago - By Chron

    SAN FRANCISCO - The Latest on allegations from U.S. prosecutors that Saudi Arabia recruited two Twitter employees to spy on accounts that included prominent opponents :
    11:15 a.m.
    A former co-worker and friend of a man accused of working for the Saudi government to gather confidential personal information from thousands of Twitter accounts says she never recalled him as being political.
    Shirine Hossaini said Thursday that she and former Twitter employee Ahmad Abouammo worked together for several years at the headquarters of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks in Springfield...
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  • Diplomatic Cables Suggest Trump Pushed Hardline Immigration Policies Contrary to National Security

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    U.S. ambassadors from El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti sent urgent cables to the White House in the early days of the Trump administration, pleading with them to abandon plans to send hundreds of thousands of migrants back to their home countries.
    The cables, made public Thursday, expose the divide between career diplomats and a new administration eager to push through major hardline immigration policies even as it apparently weighed possible fallout on the 2020 presidential race.
    Facing legal challenges, the Trump administration later backed down from its hardline position and last month...
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  • Despite the Trade War, the U.S. and Chinese Economies Aren't ‘Decoupling,' Goldman's Strategy Chief Says

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    The top strategist at one of America's most China-savvy investment banks says she's skeptical of the oft-heard assertion that the world's two largest economy's are “decoupling.”
    Stephanie Cohen, chief strategy officer for Goldman Sachs , told the Fortune Global Tech Forum in Guangzhou Thursday she thinks claims the U.S. and China are unwinding decades of collaboration in finance, technology, and trade are overdone.
    Cohen, who also oversees GS Accelerate, an in-house incubator launched by Goldman last year, said her recent discussions about opportunities for the firm and its clients in...
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  • Exclusive: Trump administration moves closer to easing gun exports

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    The Trump administration has passed a key milestone in a long-delayed rule change that would make it easier to sell U.S. firearms outside the United States, including assault rifles and ammunition, people briefed on the matter told Reuters.
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  • China, U.S. agree to roll back tariffs as part of trade deal: officials

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    China and the United States have agreed to roll back tariffs on each others' goods as part of the first phase of a trade deal, officials from both sides said on Thursday, offering a new sign of progress despite ongoing divisions about the months-long dispute.
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  • Transportation's Capital: Autonomous Vehicles Get a Move on at GTC DC

    Transportation's Capital: Autonomous Vehicles Get a Move on at GTC DC

    5 days ago - By NVIDIA

    Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays the coming of autonomous vehicle technology, according to the U.S. Postal Service.
    The USPS Wednesday discussed the results of its autonomous mail delivery pilot with NVIDIA DRIVE ecosystem member TuSimple at GTC DC.
    The discussion follows the announcement earlier this week that the USPS - the world's largest delivery service - will use NVIDIA end-to-end AI technology for mail processing.
    The intersection of transportation, public policy, and AI was a major focus at this week's conference, which brought more than 3,500 government...
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  • Reports of US confirming China tariff rollback drives markets record-high

    Reports of US confirming China tariff rollback drives markets record-high

    5 days ago - By RT

    Reports that the US has agreed to a rollback of tariffs on Chinese goods if ‘phase one' of the long-awaited trade deal is sealed have sent markets to a record high.
    A US official has confirmed the arrangement to roll back tariffs, Bloomberg reported on Thursday afternoon.
    The Dow Jones gained 246.34 points, with companies like Caterpillar and Boeing up at least 1.2 percent. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 added 17.27 points, rising to 3,094.05. Energy stocks jumped 1.1 percent.
    US President Donald Trump tweeted that the stock market was "up big" on Thursday morning. "A New Record. Enjoy!" he...
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  • Wall Street hits fresh record high on trade deal hopes

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street hit fresh record highs on Thursday, as investors cheered signs of progress in U.S.-China trade relations and a batch of largely upbeat earnings reports.
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  • Oil rises above $62/bbl on hopes for U.S.-China trade deal

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Oil rose above $62 a barrel on Thursday after China hinted at progress towards a trade deal with the United States, raising hopes for an end to a long dispute that has weighed on economic growth and demand for fuel.
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  • A Government Shutdown Might Be a Distraction From Impeachment-But It Would Be a Huge Risk for Trump

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Existing funding for the government expires on November 21, and without an agreement between Republicans and Democrats, the U.S. could face a second government shutdown in less than a year.
    While Congress appears poised to pass another temporary continuing resolution to avert the crisis, Trump's border wall funding demands still haven't been negotiated, and Democrats fear Trump could use that point of contention to draw attention away from the impeachment inquiry.
    “He always likes to create diversions,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters last week. “I hope and pray he...
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  • U.S., China agree to roll back tariffs in phase one trade deal: U.S. official

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    The United States and China have agreed to roll back tariffs as part of the first phase of a trade deal between the world's two biggest economies, a U.S. official confirmed on Thursday.
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