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  • MELBOURNE, July 10- London copper edged up on Monday after a solid U.S. jobs report buoyed hopes that an economic recovery is taking root in the world's top economy, which spurred appetite for risky assets. *SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper traded up 0.1 percent at 46,950 yuan a tonne. *JAPAN ECONOMY: Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly tumbled...

  • *May core orders -3.6 pct m/m vs forecast +1.7 pct. *Core orders +0.6 pct yr/yr vs forecast +7.7 pct. TOKYO, July 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly tumbled in May, and the government downgraded the outlook for orders for the first time in eight months, raising doubts about the strength of the economic recovery.

  • TOKYO, July 10- Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.6 percent in May from the previous month, government data showed on Monday, in a sign capital spending lacks momentum. The surprise fall in the core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, undershot the 1.7 percent increase expected by...

  • Market seems unfazed by plunges in autos, retail

    Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

  • Cramer: Why the rest of the market seems unfazed by plunges in autos and retail

    Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

  • People walk through a nearly empty shopping mall on March 28, 2017 in Waterbury, Connecticut.

    Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

  • *Solid global demand expected to support Japan's economy. TOKYO, June 19- Japan's exports surged in May by the fastest in more than two years on higher shipments of cars and steel, an encouraging sign that robust global demand will help keep the country's modest economic recovery on track. "The main scenario is Japan's exports will continue to recover," said Shuji...

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in May to the lowest level in eight months as construction activity declined broadly, suggesting that housing could be a drag on economic growth in the second quarter. "The recent stall in homebuilding is bad news for growth," said Gus Faucher, chief economist at PNC Financial in Pittsburgh.

  • *April core orders -3.1 pct m/m vs forecast -1.3 pct. *Core orders +2.7 pct yr/yr in April vs forecast +6.3 pct. TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in April, casting doubt on the strength of companies' capital spending and adding to concerns about the country's fragile economic recovery.

  • economic fragility@ April core orders -3.1 pct m/m vs forecast -1.3 pct. *Core orders +2.7 pct yr/yr in April vs forecast +6.3 pct. TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell more than expected in April, casting doubt on the strength of companies' capital spending and potentially dragging on economic growth in the current quarter.

  • TOKYO, June 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.1 percent in April from the previous month, down for the first time in three months, in a sign capital expenditure lacks momentum, Cabinet Office data showed on Monday. The fall in the core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared...

  • *Adding capacity to existing Xi'an 3 D NAND facility an option. SEOUL, May 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is considering adding NAND memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record sales for memory suppliers. Samsung, the world's biggest memory chip maker by...

  • *Firm considering adding capacity in Xi'an. *Samsung makes 3 D NAND chips in Xi'an. Samsung, the world's No.1 memory chip maker, has already invested $7 billion in the Xi'an facility to make 3 D NAND memory chips.

  • *March core orders +1.4 pct m/m vs forecast +2.1 pct. *GDP due at 2350 GMT May 17. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders fell short of expectations in March from the previous month and companies forecast a decline in investment over April-June, underscoring the fragile nature of the country's export-driven economic recovery.

  • *GDP due at 2350 GMT May 17. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders fell short of expectations in March from the previous month and companies forecast a decline in investment over April-June, casting doubt on whether recent signs of economic recovery will be sustainable. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies on export-reliant Japan, and may...

  • *March core orders +1.4 pct m/m vs forecast +2.1 pct. TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders rose less than expected in March from the previous month, casting doubt over whether recent signs of economic recovery will be sustainable. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies on export-reliant Japan, and may delay capital spending in the coming...

  • TOKYO, May 17- Japan's core machinery orders rose 1.4 percent in March from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as a good indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, undershot the median estimate of a 2.1 percent rise expected by economists in a Reuters poll.

  • MONTERREY, Mexico, May 6- Engineers from across Mexico streamed into a cramped hotel lobby in the industrial city of Monterrey for a chance of a job with the U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc, which is looking south of the border for talent in short supply at home. Mexico boasts a substantial pool of experienced manufacturing engineers, with 19 automotive...

  • MILAN, May 4- Italian banks and asset managers are rushing to tap a 10 billion-euro wave of money expected to flow into small- and mid-caps, as clients seek tax breaks on investments in a government-sponsored plan, potentially creating a bubble. Final details are still missing but that has not stopped a rush that has sent indexes tracking Italy's small-caps to...

  • DETROIT, May 3- Automotive supplier Delphi Automotive Plc on Wednesday said it plans to spin off operations tied to internal combustion engines and focus on technology for electrically powered and self-driving vehicles, boosting its share price and highlighting the challenges for legacy auto industry players. Vehicles driven by humans and powered with...