Markets

Markets are loving the Fed’s ‘patient’ stance on rates — and with Facebook’s blowout quarter it’s a sea of green for stocks

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady Wednesday, and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the US central bank would be patient with hikes. Stock markets quickly moved higher, with the Hang Seng approaching a four-month high. Also Wednesday, Facebook announced fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations. Facebook soared 11% […]
Markets are loving the Fed’s ‘patient’ stance on rates — and with Facebook’s blowout quarter it’s a sea of green for stocks
Markets

New year, new bloodbath: Stocks plunge after weak data from China

US index futures were tumbling early Wednesday, following global stocks lower after manufacturing data out of China signalled a slowdown. The S&P 500 fell 6.2% in 2018, booking its worst year since the financial crisis and worst December since the Great Depression. Read more at Markets Insider. US stocks look […]
New year, new bloodbath: Stocks plunge after weak data from China
Markets

Global stocks drop after Trump trade-war jitters spark US bloodbath

Asian markets tumbled Wednesday after President Donald Trump reignited trade-war tensions. His tweet Tuesday calling himself “Tariff Man” preceded a bloodbath in US stock markets. He later threatened “major tariffs” against China. Trader sentiment has dragged as fears about global growth and the US economy resurfaced. European equities took a […]
Global stocks drop after Trump trade-war jitters spark US bloodbath
Markets

JPMorgan’s ultimate guide to the markets and the economy

The US stock market has seen historically high levels of volatility since its correction in February. Tech stocks have gotten rocked since a massive Facebook data breach, prompting fears that both EU and US regulation will slow growth in the sector. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has been railing against China […]
JPMorgan’s ultimate guide to the markets and the economy
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