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  • ‘Exceptional period of growth’ is done in US, JPMorgan global market watcher warns

    J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Ben Mandel sees the global slowdown disrupting U.S. economic growth and increasing recession risks.

  • As of 12:48 p.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures were down 9-3/ 4 cents at $9.07 a bushel after dipping to $8.99-1/ 2, breaking below chart support at the contract's 50- day moving average near $9.06. "Wheat remains positive as Black Sea supplies tighten amid talk of managing shipments, and amid rumors of Chinese interest in 3 to 7 million metric...

  • Clients in North America, Halliburton's biggest market by revenue, began pulling back on some drilling services last year amid transportation bottlenecks in the largest U.S. production region and after oil prices slid sharply in the fourth quarter. An oil glut and concerns about a global economic slowdown have pushed U.S. crude futures down about 30 percent...

  • Clients in North America, Halliburton's biggest market by revenue, began pulling back on some drilling services last year amid transportation bottlenecks in the largest U.S. production region and after oil prices slid sharply in the fourth quarter. An oil glut and concerns about a global economic slowdown have pushed U.S. crude futures down about 30 percent...

  • Jan 22- U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, as investors were hit by fears of global economic slowdown after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its growth forecasts in a week of heavy corporate earnings. The downgrades reflected weakness in Europe and were on the same day China released data that confirmed its slowest growth rate in 28 years, adding to...

  • Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,277.24 per ounce by 0313 GMT, after touching its lowest since Dec. 28 at $1,276.31 on Monday. U.S. gold futures fell 0.4 percent to $1,277.20 per ounce. A weaker euro and concerns around growth in Europe have given a leg up to the dollar, pushing gold prices down below key level of $1,280, "said Kyle Rodda, market analyst with IG Markets.

  • *MSCI Asia ex- Japan down 0.5 pct, Nikkei flat. *U.S.- China trade ties, Brexit key risks for world economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.5 percent, drifting away from a recent seven-week top.

  • SYDNEY, Jan 22- U.S. soybean futures rose for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday as hopes for a deal to ease a trade war between Washington and Beijing stoked expectations for increased demand for North American supplies. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.3 percent to $9.19 a bushel by 0133 GMT, having firmed 1 percent on...

  • *U.S.- China trade relations, Brexit key risks for world economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.1 percent but was still within striking distance of a seven-week top touched the previous day. However, equity prices in Europe and Latin America were hit after data showed a slowdown in growth in China, the world's second biggest...

  • Mayflower Advisors' Larry Glazer believes the hill's political stalemate is favorable for Wall Street — at least in the short term.

  • *China's 2018 crude runs hit record 12.1 mln bpd. LONDON, Jan 21- Oil prices edged up on Monday, reversing earlier losses, as investors shrugged off data that confirmed China's economic growth is cooling and instead latched on to positive supply-side drivers for the market. Brent crude oil futures were up 12 cents at $62.83 a barrel by 3:23 p.m. EST versus Friday's...

  • *China's 2018 crude runs hit record 12.1 mln bpd. LONDON, Jan 21- Oil prices edged up on Monday, reversing earlier losses, as investors shrugged off data that confirmed China's slowing economy and instead latched on to positive supply-side drivers for the market. Brent crude oil futures were up 12 cents at $62.82 a barrel by 12:27 p.m. EST, while U.S. crude futures...

  • *China's 2018 crude runs hit record 12.1 mln bpd. Brent crude oil futures were down 13 cents at $62.57 a barrel by 1207 GMT, while U.S. crude futures lost 10 cents at $53.70 a barrel. China's 2018 economic growth slowed to the weakest in 28 years, data showed, at 6.6 percent versus 6.8 percent in 2017..

  • *Spot gold may fall to $1,268- technicals. *Asia shares inch up after Wall Street rally last week. Spot gold was mostly unchanged at $1,281.41 per ounce by 0610 GMT, while U.S. gold futures fell 0.1 percent to $1,281.10 an ounce.

  • *Asia shares inch up after Wall Street rally last week. Spot gold was trading up 0.1 percent at $1,282.31 per ounce by 0306 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were steady at $1,282 per ounce. But on the other hand, we have seen them easing bearish sentiments in equity markets, "said Benjamin Lu, analyst at Phillip Futures, Singapore.

  • Gold bars

    Technician says the charts are pointing to another pop for gold.

  • Many of the rigs cut were in the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, the country's biggest shale oil formation, were the rig count dropped by seven this week to 481, the lowest since August. Oil prices tanked in the fourth quarter of 2018, with U.S. crude futures dropping from a near four-year high of $76.90 a barrel in early October to an 18- month low of $42.36 in...

  • *Investors warm to report of progress in U.S.- China talks. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 18- Chicago soybean futures ticked higher on Friday as a press report pointing to progress in trade negotiations between Washington and China boosted equity and commodity markets. Chicago corn and wheat were also up slightly as the renewed optimism about a possible resolution to a...

  • *Hopes of easing U.S.- China trade conflict limits losses. SINGAPORE, Jan 18- Chicago soybean futures ticked down on Friday with the market poised to finish lower for a second consecutive week on pressure from a lack of Chinese buying. The most-active soybean contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade is down around half a percent this week, the second straight weekly...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 18- U.S. soybean futures edged higher on Friday amid bets the U.S. and China would resolve their long-drawn trade dispute, though the oilseed remained on course to finish the week in negative territory. *Soybeans hit a high of $9.12 a bushel on Thursday- the highest since Jan. 11. Numerous crop watchers have scaled back their harvest forecasts for...

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