Fed's Daly wants pause in interest rate increases
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US stocks end at highest levels in over one month

US stocks end at highest levels in over one month

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US regulators mull record fine against Facebook over privacy issues

US regulators mull record fine against Facebook over privacy issues

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WH: Trump-Kim summit set for end of February

WH: Trump-Kim summit set for end of February

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Troubled Banca Carige plans €2B debt issue

Troubled Banca Carige plans €2B debt issue

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  • DNC reports cyberattack attempt after midterms
    DNC reports cyberattack attempt after midterms
    Politics 3h ago

    Court filings revealed the Democratic National Committee accused a hacking organization allegedly supported by the Kremlin of another so-called spear-phishing campaign, the Wall Street Journal wrote on Friday. The attempted cyberattack o...

  • US oil rig count down by 21 to 852 - Baker Hughes
    US oil rig count down by 21 to 852 - Baker Hughes
    Economy 4h ago

    The number of oil rigs in the United States fell by 21 to 852 in the week ending January 18 compared to the previous week, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count released on Friday.

    The number of gas rigs in the US decrea...

  • State Dept: Talks with N. Korean envoy were good
    State Dept: Talks with N. Korean envoy were good
    World 4h ago

    General Kim Yong-chol (pictured), North Korea's chief negotiator with the United States, was meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday, the White House said. Reporters were waiting for an update from the encounter after the Depar...

  • NY Fed boosts Q1 growth estimate to 2.17% for US
    NY Fed boosts Q1 growth estimate to 2.17% for US
    Economy 4h ago

    The staff of the Federal Reserve's subsidiary in New York updated its regular so-called nowcast on Friday with improvement in expectations for economic expansion. The United States grew at an annualized 2.57% rate in real terms in th...

  • Oil jumps to highest in 6 weeks on trade deal hopes
    Oil jumps to highest in 6 weeks on trade deal hopes
    Markets 4h ago

    Crude prices extended gains from earlier in the session, trading sharply higher on Friday as investors grew hopeful that Washington and Beijing might reach a trade agreement soon ...

  • Dow jumps over 300 points on trade developments
    Dow jumps over 300 points on trade developments
    Markets 5h ago

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped over 300 points on Friday after news of a breakthrough in trade negotiations between China and the United States. US media reported Beijing offered to increase its annual import of US goods by a co...

  • Yield on 30-year US bonds hits one-month high
    Yield on 30-year US bonds hits one-month high
    Markets 5h ago

    Stocks continued to rise on Friday on Wall Street, taking debt securities issued by the Department of the Treasury out of the picture. The dollar strengthened further and bonds fell, lifting yields, as investors turned to equities on unc...

  • Europe ends sharply higher on hopes of trade deal
    Europe ends sharply higher on hopes of trade deal
    Markets 5h ago

    Markets in Europe closed sharply in the green on Friday as investors grew more optimistic of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing after reports emerged that United States T...

  • WH denies leaking Pelosi's plans - report
    WH denies leaking Pelosi's plans - report
    Politics 5h ago

    White House denied on Friday that United States President Donald Trump leaked a congressional delegation's plan to fly commercially to Afghanistan after they were denied military aircraft because of the ongoing government shutdown, F...

  • German, UK bonds weaken as stocks surge
    German, UK bonds weaken as stocks surge
    Markets 5h ago

    Brexit concerns were set aside on Friday as stock markets in the United Kingdom and the Eurozone jumped, which drove away investors from sovereign debt securities. Bonds mostly declined, lifting stocks, with an acceleration before the cl...

  • Trump praises GOP for united front on border security
    Trump praises GOP for united front on border security
    Politics 6h ago

    United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday to praise the Republican Party for showing a united front on the issues of border security despite the opposition it is facing from the Democrats. The president urged the pol...

  • Stocks hit one-month high on China trade offer rumor
    Stocks hit one-month high on China trade offer rumor
    Markets 6h ago

    The dollar advanced and equities continued to rise early in the session on Friday in New York. Bonds issued by the Department of the Treasury fell as stocks surged on unconfirmed media reports that China has offered to the United States ...

  • AT&T ads return to YouTube - report
    AT&T ads return to YouTube - report
    Business | Technology 6h ago

    AT&T Inc. will continue to advertise on YouTube LLC. after nearly two years of hiatus, tech media reported on Friday. In early 2017, the multinational conglomerate has publicly distanced from the aforementioned video platform, after ...

  • Shutdown may cut growth by one point – NY Fed head
    Shutdown may cut growth by one point – NY Fed head
    Economy 6h ago

    John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, warned on Friday of the partial government shutdown's possible impact on consumer spending, particularly in the first quarter, but acknowledged economic growth should ...

  • US-led airstrikes in Syria kill 20 people - report
    US-led airstrikes in Syria kill 20 people - report
    War / Terrorism 6h ago

    Airstrikes conducted by the United States-led coalition killed at least 20 civilians in a village in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor on Friday, local media claimed. The attack was allegedly directed at the Islamic State-contro...