Thursday, April 2, 2020

All posts tagged "Markets"

  • 8 Reasons China and its President are off to a Rocky 2016

    BEIJING – Barely more than a week into 2016, Chinese President Xi Jinping is having a rough time of it, with challenges ranging from a plummeting stock market to new provocations from obstreperous ally North Korea. While...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • US Employers Hire at Blistering Pace, Defying Global Trends

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy is motoring ahead despite slowing global growth that caused upheavals in financial markets around the world this week. Employers added a robust 292,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate stayed low...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Friday’s US Jobs Report: Will Hiring Survive Global Turmoil?

    WASHINGTON – For months, U.S. employers have steadily added jobs even as global growth has flagged and financial markets have sunk. Friday’s jobs report for December may provide some hints of whether that trend can endure. Most...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Stocks Slump the most in 3 Months on New China Worries

    NEW YORK – Stocks and oil prices plunged again Thursday on spreading fears that China’s economy, a major engine of global growth, is sputtering. It was the worst one-day drop since late September, and the main U.S....

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • China will Suspend Automated Stock Trading Halts

    China’s market regulators say they are suspending a mechanism that automatically halts trading when stocks fall sharply. The mechanism, which was implemented at the beginning of the year, has been triggered twice this week. On Thursday trading...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • UK Warns of ‘Dangerous Cocktail’ of Economic Threats

    LONDON – Britain’s Treasury chief is set to warn Thursday of a “dangerous cocktail” of new threats to the economy, insisting that the country’s robust growth is not immune to troubles from abroad. George Osborne will use...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico Stock Index lost 22.36% in 2015

    SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Stock Index (PRSI) lost 504.05 points, or 22.36% of its value in 2015, according to the latest data released by the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico (GDB). The PRSI stood...

    • Posted January 4, 2016