Archive for December 6th, 2018

America turned into a net oil exporter last week, breaking 75 years of continued dependence on foreign oil and marking a pivotal — even if likely brief — moment toward what U.S. President Donald Trump has branded as "energy independence."

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The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, an executive at the Chinese company Huawei, could imperil trade talks. But it is part of the Trump administration’s efforts to contain China and Iran.

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<p>Stocks slashed deep losses Thursday after news broke that the Federal Reserve could tighten monetary policy at a slower pace than previously expected.</p>

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The amount of offshore cash U.S. corporations have returned home so far this year is just a fraction of what President Donald Trump had promised.

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Exclusive: U.S. probe of China's Huawei includes bank fraud accusations - sources

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Federal Reserve officials are considering whether to signal a new wait-and-see mentality after a likely interest-rate increase at their meeting in December, which could slow down the pace of rate increases next year.

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<p>Stocks fell sharply Thursday as continuing fears over U.S.-China trade relations and concern over a possible global economic slowdown kept traders on edge.</p>

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<p>Stocks fell sharply on Thursday as continuing fears over U.S.-China trade relations and concern over a possible global economic slowdown kept investors on edge.</p>

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Despite seeing one of its ugliest days of the year on Tuesday, investors have little reason to be worried about the stock market.

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<p>U.S. stock futures indicated a sharply lower open on Thursday amid lingering anxiety about a possible economic slowdown and continued murkiness around trade relations with China.</p>

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Lingering concerns about an economic slowdown plagued stocks.

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Huawei founder's daughter arrested on U.S. request, clouding China trade truce

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Huawei founder's daughter arrested on U.S. request, puts trade war truce in doubt

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An unusual move in US equity market futures this morning triggered a market intervention by CME Group, the world’s biggest futures exchange.

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Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, the minimum wage for US federal contract employees—that is, the workers hired by contractors for government jobs—will rise to $10.60 from…

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