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  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- Stocks on Wall Street fell, the dollar sagged and rates on Treasury debt slipped on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government and nix a trade accord with Canada and Mexico raised investor angst. Dovish comments by ECB chief Mario Draghi had little market impact though investors kept a close eye on monetary...

  • LONDON, Aug 23- COMEX copper stocks rose by a net 271 tonnes on Monday. There was some light two-way action at New Orleans and arrivals at both Tucson and Salt Lake City. For years the copper market narrative has been woven around the interaction between inventory registered with the London Metal Exchange and the Shanghai Futures Exchange.

  • Trump: I'm building the wall even 'if we have to close down our government'

    At a Tuesday evening rally in Arizona, President Donald Trump pledged to realize his campaign promise of building a physical wall along the U.S.-Mexico border

  • *Trump ready to shut govt to build Mexico border wall. Aug 23- U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Wednesday, giving back some gains from a day earlier, after President Donald Trump warned of a government shutdown to build the Mexico border wall and also threatened to scrap a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. Trump also said he might scrap the North American...

  • President Donald Trump, at an event in Phoenix, said that the U.S. will "end up probably terminating" the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico "at some point." The U.S., Mexico and Canada began formal negotiations last week to rework the 23- year-old trade pact that Trump slammed during his campaign as the "worst" in history. The Canadian and Mexican...

  • President Donald Trump's threat to scrap the NAFTA trade pact is little more than a negotiating tactic, aimed at his political base, that should neither scare nor surprise Mexico, the country's foreign minister said on Wednesday as the peso weakened. Initial talks to re-negotiate NAFTA between Mexico, the United States and Canada ended in Washington this...

  • *Trump ready to shut govt to build Mexico border wall. Aug 23- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Wednesday as investors pulled back after President Donald Trump warned of a government shutdown to build a Mexico border wall and threatened to terminate a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. Trump also said he might scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement...

  • Aug 23- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors appeared to be in a risk-off mode a day after President Donald Trump said he will shutdown the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico. *Trump also said he might scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan,...

  • LONDON, Aug 23- The euro held near the day's highs on Wednesday, propped up by strong readings on German and French PMI surveys though analysts warned the single currency's gains could be short-lived due to concerns about heavy one-sided bets. In a speech in Germany on Wednesday, Draghi steered clear of market-sensitive comments. PMI data from Germany and France...

  • Aug 23- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors appeared to be in a risk-off mode a day after President Donald Trump said he will shutdown the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico. *Trump also said he might scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. *U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan,...

  • CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug 23- Officer Richard Haas says he never meant for Everette Howard to die. A top high-school grad staying on the University of Cincinnati campus for a college prep program, Howard, 18, had broken no laws that hot August night in 2011. Howard, shirtless, approached from behind with his dorm adviser, Ricky Pleasant, whod placed the 911 call.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts during the long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) test launch in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017.

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the production of more solid-fuel rocket engines, state media said on Wednesday, as he pursues nuclear and missile programs amid a standoff with Washington, but there were signs of tension easing.

  • LONDON, Aug 23- Mexico's peso fell and emerging market stocks lost some traction on Wednesday, after U.S. Suggesting that scrapping NAFTA might jumpstart current renegotiations, Trump said at a political rally in Arizona 150 miles from the Mexican border: "I personally dont think you can make a deal without a termination." Turkey's lira, Russia rouble and South...

  • LONDON, Aug 23- The euro edged higher on Wednesday, recovering from the day's lows, though gains on strong private sector growth data from Germany remained muted as investors braced for speeches from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi this week. "I don't expect Mario Draghi to say anything substantial on policy direction with just a few weeks before...

  • *Investors await Jackson Hole speeches by Yellen, Draghi. *Spot gold may break support at $1,282/ oz- technicals. *ECB's Draghi to speak in Germany later on Weds.

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...