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Oil prices made a muted move higher Monday on expectations that some of the world's largest producers would extend production cuts into next year and U.S.-China trade talks could get back on track. Crude futures rose as much as 3% in early trading following reports that the Organization of the...
02.07.2019
President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to a cease-fire on trade that will remove some curbs on Huawei Technologies Co. buying high-tech equipment from the U.S., for the moment lifting one cloud over the global economy. Under the cease-fire, the U.S. agreed to put off additional...
01.07.2019
The Federal Reserve said the biggest U.S. banks are healthy enough to start whittling down their capital stockpiles, clearing them to make payouts to investors that exceed their expected profits. All 18 banks reviewed passed round two of the Federal Reserve's stress tests, an annual exercise...
28.06.2019
President Trump again criticized the Federal Reserve's Jerome Powell, comparing him unfavorably with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, and said the Fed's policies are hurting the U.S. economy by allowing the dollar to strengthen too much. Mr. Trump, in an interview Wednesday with Fox...
27.06.2019
FedEx Corp. said profits were squeezed in its most recent quarter as a global slowdown in trade and a shift by customers to slower and cheaper delivery options continued to weigh on the shipping giant's core Express business. The company said those factors would contribute to a decline in...
26.06.2019
French consulting and technology company Capgemini SE (CAP.FR) said Monday that it has offered to buy Altran Technologies SA (ALT.FR) in a deal valued at around 3.6 billion euros ($4.09 billion) excluding debt. Capgemini has offered EUR14 a share for Altran, equivalent to a roughly 30% premium...
25.06.2019
The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, a sign that firms a decade into an economic expansion are faring better in annual "stress tests" despite increasingly dire hypothetical scenarios. The Federal Reserve said 18 of the largest...
24.06.2019
Slack Technologies Inc. surged in its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange, the latest technology firm to jump into a hot initial-public-offering market. The company's stock recently traded at $41.42, well above previous private-trading levels and 59% higher than the so-called reference...
21.06.2019
Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady on Wednesday, but hinted they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens. "The case for somewhat more accommodative policy has strengthened," Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said at a news conference after...
20.06.2019
Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA are poised to resolve a standoff about Nissan's corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker's shareholder meeting next week, according to people familiar with their talks. A resolution would settle one of the most public and acrimonious disputes between...
19.06.2019
 
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