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  • Here's the best two ways to cash in on the dollar dip: Technician

    Rich Ross, Evercore ISI, discusses the dollar hitting a 10-month low after President Trump's agenda falters and where to put your money to work. The “Fast Money” traders weigh in.

  • People shop for groceries in a supermarket in Auckland, New Zealand on April 14, 2017.

    Inflation in New Zealand slowed by more than expected in the second quarter, sending the local dollar sharply lower.

  • *BlackRock falls after quarterly results miss estimates. July 17- U.S. stocks looked set to open little changed on Monday as investors treaded water ahead of a busy earnings week from big U.S. companies. First-quarter earnings posted their best performance since 2011, according to Thomson Reuters data.

  • LONDON, July 17- Gold climbed on Monday and was likely to see further gains after the dollar slumped to multi-month lows on the back of data that pointed to weak U.S. inflation and less prospect of rate hikes. "The dollar continues to be on the back foot and yields have dropped back somewhat from their relatively elevated positioning lately," said analyst Jonathan...

  • Roger Altman: Rise of populism fueled by lower wages

    Roger Altman, Evercore executive chairman, provides insight to what's driving discontent among workers and why the economic data doesn't tell the whole story.

  • LONDON, July 17- Gold was steady on Monday and likely to see further gains after the dollar slumped to multi-month lows on the back of data that pointed to weak U.S. inflation and less prospect of rate hikes. "The dollar continues to be on the back foot and yields have dropped back somewhat from their relatively elevated positioning lately," said analyst Jonathan...

  • MELBOURNE, July 17- London copper hit its highest since early March on Monday, supported by a weaker dollar and as an upbeat second quarter for China's economy brightened demand prospects for metals. China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, faster than expected and in line with the first quarter's growth. The property backdrop...

  • MELBOURNE, July 17- London copper hit its highest since early March on Monday, supported by a weaker dollar and as an upbeat second quarter for China's economy brightened demand prospects for metals. China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, faster than expected and in line with the first quarter's growth. The property backdrop...

  • MELBOURNE, July 17- London copper hit its highest since early March on Monday, supported by a weaker dollar and as an upbeat second quarter for China's economy brightened demand prospects for metals. China's economy grew 6.9 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, faster than expected and in line with the first quarter's growth. The property backdrop...

  • *Raft of China data top forecasts, GDP +6.9 pct y/y. SYDNEY, July 17- The dollar huddled near a 10- month trough on Monday as the diminished risk of aggressive U.S. policy tightening sent investors piling into leveraged positions in higher yielding currencies or risky assets. "It is encouraging for global growth as well because China is the second largest economy on...

  • Charles Evans, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

    Chicago Fed President said inflation below 2 percent goal is a "serious policy outcome miss," supporting gradual interest-rate hikes.

  • *JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Citigroup lower after quarterly results. July 14- U.S. stocks edged higher in late morning trading on Friday as weak economic data dimmed chances of another rate hike this year, while tepid forecasts by JPMorgan and Wells Fargo limited gains. So companies that miss expectations or guide down will be overly punished, "said Michael Scanlon,...

  • Robert Kaplan, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    Robert Kaplan said on Friday that the U.S. central bank could begin to allow its $4.5 trillion balance sheet to shrink soon.

  • A worker sets up a display in a Walmart Super Center in Compton, California.

    The U.S. Consumer Price Index was forecast to rise 0.2 percent in June, after edging up 0.1 percent a month earlier.

  • The European Central Bank is keen to keep its asset purchases open-ended rather than setting a potentially distant date on which bond-buying will stop, to retain flexibility in case the outlook sours, three sources familiar with the discussion said.

  • FRANKFURT, July 14- The European Central Bank is keen to keep its asset purchases open-ended rather than setting a potentially distant date on which bond-buying will stop, to retain flexibility in case the outlook sours, three sources familiar with the discussion said. ECB President Mario Draghi sent a shockwave through markets earlier this month when he...

  • Markets could question stability of Japan PM's 'Abenomics': Market researcher

    As Shinzo Abe's approval declines, markets could question the stability of 'Abenomics', Derek Halpenny, market researcher at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, said.

  • US has what it wanted, solid growth without risk of spike

    Daniel Morris, senior investment strategist at BNP Paribas Asset Management, and Neil Brown, investment manager at Liontrust, speak about investing in the U.S.

  • Neil Brown, investment manager at Liontrust, discusses the U.S. economy and whether traditional retailers can compete with e-commerce giant Amazon.

  • Catherine Yeung of Fidelity International talks about potentially higher inflation in China and says second-quarter GDP could be higher than expected.