TOKYO, June 26- Asian stocks retreated on Wednesday and the dollar inched up from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing. Fed Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," pushing back against U.S. Equity markets have...
Gold prices slipped on Wednesday, moving further away from a six-year peak hit in the previous session, as the dollar gained after Federal Reserve officials played down expectations of aggressive monetary easing.
SINGAPORE, June 26- London copper retreated on Wednesday from a five-week high hit in the previous session, as the dollar recovered after comments from the U.S. *CHINA: China's retail sales is seen growing at a slower-than-expected pace and would now overtake the United States only in 2021 rather than this year, as the Sino-U.S. trade war takes a toll on demand, said...
The Senate is expected to pass its own version of the border aid legislation, while the Trump administration has threatened to veto both bills.
*Spot gold was down 0.6% at $1,415.01 per ounce as of 0122 GMT, after hitting its highest since May, 2013 at $1,438.63 in the previous session. *Fed Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," pushing back against U.S. *The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump...
The dollar edged up from a three-month low on Wednesday, as investors dialed back expectations for aggressive U.S. rate cuts next month but broader conviction the Federal Reserve will need to ease policy soon capped greenback gains.
Oil prices rose over 1% on Wednesday to hit their highest in nearly a month as widely-watched data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, underpinning a market already buoyed by worries over potential U.S.-Iran conflict.
SYDNEY, June 26- U.S. corn futures edged lower on Wednesday, though losses were checked after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the condition of the North American crop deteriorated following recent unfavourable weather. *The USDA said 96% of corn is planted and 77% of soybeans, as of Sunday. *The USDA also rated 56% of the U.S. corn crop in good-to-excellent...
Democrats want Mueller's testimony on his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and Trump's efforts to influence it.
*China says both sides should compromise. WASHINGTON, June 25- The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.
Warren's plan includes standardized federal election rules, more federal oversight, and a constitutional amendment guaranteeing voting rights.
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon brought in a Washington D.C. super lawyer to represent his nonprofit. The attorney has been an open skeptic of the Mueller probe and was on a potential witness list for the House Intel investigation.
In a text message, Grisham confirmed to CNBC that she will still be working for the first lady even as she takes on her new roles.
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