Oil settles below $90 as recession fears grow

An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 7 (Reuters) – Oil prices slumped on Wednesday, falling below levels seen before Russia invaded Ukraine as downbeat Chinese trade data fueled investor worries about recession … Read more

Wall Street rebounds on lower yields, focuses on Fed path

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Energy stocks follow the fall in oil The Fed’s Beige Book indicates that price pressures are still lingering Fed Chairman Powell will speak on Thursday Sept 7 (Reuters) – U.S. stock indices climbed on Wednesday after a recent selloff as bond yields eased, as investors await … Read more

Wall Street ends its busy post-summer session in the red

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISM service sector data beats estimates Bed Bath & Beyond shares sink after death of CFO Wall St emerges from three straight weeks of decline Dow down 0.55%, S&P 500 down 0.41%, Nasdaq down 0.74% NEW YORK, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indexes closed … Read more

Asian stocks stagnate as investors await more rate action

People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index at a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Asian stocks largely wiped out early morning gains on Tuesday afternoon as investors remained cautious … Read more

Wall St falls for 3rd consecutive session on concerns over Fed rate hikes

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 29, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Best Buy sales beat estimates as discounts drive demand July job openings up sharply Dow down 1.02%, S&P 500 down 1.22%, Nasdaq down 1.45% … Read more

Dollar hits 20-year high as markets seek higher rates for longer

US dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration taken July 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar hit a 20-year high against other major currencies on Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced interest rates would be kept lower. long … Read more

Wall Street ends well as Powell speech affirms hawkish rate stance

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fed will continue to tighten until inflation is under control – Powell Core PCE rises 0.1% in July compared to a rise of 0.6% … Read more

Lower gasoline prices are dampening consumer spending in the United States; monthly inflation slows down sharply

Consumer spending increases by 0.1% in July The decline in gas stations explains the slight increase The Core PCE price index edged up 0.1%; up 4.6 year-over-year WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending barely rose in July as falling gasoline prices hurt sales at gas stations, but monthly inflation slowed sharply, which could … Read more

Stocks slide and dollar firm ahead of Jackson Hole conference

Fed sticks to hawkish tone – analysts U.S. Terminal Rate Expectations Rise, Dollar Gains New swings hit property stocks in China SINGAPORE, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell for an eighth consecutive session on Wednesday as investors worried about the scale of the problems in China’s property sector and braced for a hawkish … Read more

Eurozone slide into recession puts euro at 20-year low

PMI data bolsters European recession expectations Dollar leads after euro hits 20-year low, sterling slips Investors ask how hawkish the Fed will be in Jackson Hole Oil rebounds as Saudis talk production cuts US PMI expected just after Wall Street opens LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The contraction of the euro zone economy for a … Read more