Oil futures on track to book a second weekly decline

2020-01-17

Oil futures struggled for direction on Friday, seesawing between modest gains and losses, with prices on track to register a loss for a second week in a row. Traders continued to weigh the prospects for energy demand in the wake of the China-U.S. trade deal on Wednesday and Senate approvalRead More →

Yields rise on trade optimism ahead of U.S. data

2019-12-04

Yields on U.S. government debt rose Wednesday as Treasury prices gave back some of the previous session’s large gains following a news report that said the U.S. and China remained on track to complete a phase-one trade deal before a Dec. 15 deadline despite President Trump’s comments about a delayRead More →

Europe stocks hammered by U.S.-China trade tensions

2019-08-05

Europe stocks dropped sharply on Monday on concerns about being caught up in escalating U.S.-China trade tensions. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -1.84%   index slumped 2.06% to 370.37, in broad-based selling. The U.K. FTSE 100 index UKX, -2.10%  slumped 2.24% to 7241.13, the German DAX DAX, -1.49%  skidded 1.81%Read More →