China contributes 15% to global GDP, and is a major importer from emerging markets. No wonder its meltdown is having ripple effects.» Read More
*All-stock merger, Terex shareholders to get 60 pct. HELSINKI, Aug 11- U.S. cranes and mining equipment maker Terex and Finnish rival Konecranes have agreed an all-share merger, hoping a combined $10 billion in annual revenues will help them better cope with cooling Chinese and weak European demand. Terex shareholders will own 60 percent of the enlarged company,...
Growth will be the focus as investors look for a continued bounce in equities amid minor reports, oil prices, earnings and news out of Google.
U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher as a recovery in oil prices and a Warren Buffett acquisition encouraged investor sentiment.
Jim Paulsen said commodities have an "excellent chance" of rising this year if the U.S. dollar peaks, and he suspects that process has begun.
NEW YORK, Aug 9- The question investors are pondering during the remainder of the northern hemisphere summer is whether major stock markets can sustain this year's relatively high valuations given the slump in commodity prices, a firm U.S. dollar, and the likelihood of a Federal Reserve interest rate rise in September. The U.S. monthly employment report on...
U.S. stocks closed slightly lower as news of an activist stake in American Express offset some of the pressure from oil’s decline.
As the Fed puzzles over what is holding back U.S. wages and productivity six years into the recovery, a pasta sauce company may offer some answers.
Timing is not to be overlooked even when buying these stocks on the dip, according to one chief investment officer.
BRIDGEPORT, NJ, Aug 6- As the Federal Reserve puzzles over what is holding back U.S. wages and productivity six years into the economic recovery, a pasta sauce company in New Jersey may offer some answers. Chelten House Products makes private-label sauces and dressings for high-end grocers such as Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and Kroger, and has doubled its workforce...
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Companies that hit the sweet spot in China's changing growth landscape are the place to be now, not some of the former favorites, analysts say.
WASHINGTON, Aug 4- New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded strongly in June on robust demand for transportation equipment and other goods, a hopeful sign for the struggling manufacturing sector. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday new orders for manufactured goods increased 1.8 percent after declining 1.1 percent in May. Those factors have eroded the...
WASHINGTON, Aug 4- New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded strongly in June on strong demand for transportation equipment and other goods, a hopeful sign for the struggling manufacturing sector. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday new orders for manufactured goods increased 1.8 percent after a revised 1.1 percent decline in May.
The Highway Trust Fund has been limping along on short-term extensions and general fund transfers for years.
Tough times for Brazil
U.S. stocks closed higher after the Fed kept rates unchanged and the continued recovery in oil prices encouraged investor sentiment.
U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent higher as investors cheered some recovery in oil prices, amid mixed earnings and the beginning of the Fed meeting.
The House of Representatives on Monday unanimously approved the Small Business Administration loan program in a bill the Senate had already passed. But the Senate took lightning-fast action to raise the SBA lending limit in less than a day, marking a stark contrast with Congress' protracted battle over another federal loan guarantee agency, the U.S....
Dramatic headlines on China's stock market and economic slowdown form a negative weight but aren't likely to push U.S. stocks into a correction.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.