The escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing dominated discussions at the G-7 gathering in France.Politicsread more
The latest round of tariff announcements in the last few days means that by the end of the year, essentially all Chinese goods exported to the U.S. will be subject to duties.China Economyread more
Futures fell after Trump said the U.S. will raise tariffs on more than $500 billion worth of Chinese imports, increasing trade tensions.Marketsread more
Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend.China Economyread more
Clouding the G-7 gathering, which represents the world's major industrial economies, are the tit-for-tat tariffs between Washington and Beijing.Politicsread more
Neither the U.S. nor China wants to be seen as the party that derailed trade talks, says William Reinsch of Center for Strategic and International Studies.World Economyread more
China said Friday it will be resuming 25% duties on U.S. autos, and a further 5% on auto parts and components.Asia Marketsread more
World leaders, environmental groups and celebrities have publicly decried the vast swaths of forest being destroyed by the fires.World Newsread more
Education Minister Ong Ye Kung says the Singapore government has been preparing for the challenge of an aging workforce "for the past 20 years."Employmentread more
Megvii is known for its facial recognition technology and while revenue grew over 350% in 2018, its losses have widened.Technologyread more
Stocks in Asia fell Monday afternoon following an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war late last week.Asia Marketsread more
Here is the best Wall Street research that's moving stocks Thursday.
Investors should buy Nvidia shares because the graphics chipmaker's earnings are set to surge from new end markets such as virtual reality, data centers and cars, according to Goldman Sachs.
Investors should avoid Intuitive Surgical shares now on slowing growth and valuation, according to Goldman Sachs. The stock of the maker of surgery robots is up 17 percent this year.
Investors should avoid shares of Newmont Mining, which are up more than 80 percent this year, as the company faces numerous challenges, Jefferies told clients.
The sell-off in shares of Pure Storage this year may be overdone, UBS told clients, predicting 40 percent upside for shares of the cloud computing play on a potential acquisition and a number of other positive catalysts. The bank upgraded the stock to buy from neutral.