Global equities start stronger in November and are lifted by the results of the trade war

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The world's stock markets began in November with a broad rally following a brutal October, fueled by strong corporate profits and signs that a trade war…

The EU is making a new offer to the reluctant states regarding digital taxes: document

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU finance ministers will discuss a watered-down proposal for an EU-wide digital tax next week. This is evidenced by a document Reuters has seen, and attempts to…

Robust earnings boost stock markets after a brutal month

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Robust corporate earnings contributed to the upswing in global equity markets on Wednesday, easing off after a brutal October in which stocks suffered one of their…

Private pay rises in October; Salary increase in the third quarter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US private sector salaries rose most sharply in eight months in October, suggesting that overall employment growth accelerated this month after Hurricane Florence weighed on restaurant and…

How medium-term US elections could beat the markets

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gridlock, Blue Sweep or Red Repeat? Wall Street is watching attentively next week's US Congressional elections, as policy decisions that can affect the economy, business decisions…

US equities are rising on hopes of a trade agreement between the US and China

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With broad gains in the US stock market, global stocks rallied on Tuesday after President Donald Trump said China was a "big deal" that would ease…

Mastercard stocks are slipping as the quality of revenue growth is disappointing

(Reuters) – Mastercard (MAN) The price fell sharply in afternoon trading on Tuesday as investors feared that the company's revenue growth in the third quarter was mainly driven by discounts…

US consumer confidence at 18-year high; House price gains slowly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Consumer confidence in the US rose to an 18-year high in October, driven by a robust labor market that supports expectations for strong economic growth by early…

USA is leading world stocks higher on hopes of a trade agreement between the US and China

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With broad gains in the US stock market, global stocks rallied on Tuesday after President Donald Trump said China was a "big deal" that would ease…

The US limits its exports to the Chinese semiconductor company Fujian Jinhua

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The administration of US President Donald Trump took steps on Monday to cut off a Chinese state-sponsored chip maker from US suppliers, as the company is owned…