• US stocks rise again as trade worries take back seat

    11 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks climbed with other markets on Monday as worries about trade tensions between the United States and the rest of the world took a back seat.
    The world's two largest economies took their biggest steps yet on Friday in a brewing global trade war after the United States and China imposed dueling tariffs on each other's goods. But a better-than-forecast U.S. jobs report on Friday and the expectation for strong earnings reports from nearly every swath of corporate America in the upcoming weeks have nevertheless helped support stocks.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was up 15...
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  • Wall Street poised for gains as trade concerns take a back seat

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock futures pointed to opening gains for Wall Street on Monday after healthy U.S. jobs data last week helped investors look past rising trade tensions between the United States and China.
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  • UK blue-chips rise after Brexit minister quits

    11 days ago - By eFinancial News

    Pound on the up despite chaos, mining stocks strengthen as trade worries ebb
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  • Stocks rise amid brighter Brexit outlook, trade tensions

    11 days ago - By Chron

    TOKYO - Global stock markets mostly rose Monday as the British government appeared to turn toward a more trade-friendly version of Brexit and as investors monitored the escalating trade standoff between the U.S. and China.
    KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 5,402, while Germany's DAX added 0.2 percent to 12,520. Britain's FTSE 100 was also higher at 7,646, up 0.4 percent. U.S. shares were also set for gains, with Dow futures up 0.5 percent and S&P 500 futures gaining 0.4 percent.
    BREXIT: A cabinet meeting held Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May yielded a Brexit plan that...
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