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  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Investors don't have much to be thankful for ahead of tomorrow's holiday, but stock index futures are pointing to a rebound at the Wall Street open.

  • Ken Peng of Citi Private Bank says we can expect an "agreement to move forward" from U.S.-China trade talks at the G-20 summit but an "ultimate deal" will take more time to be reached.

  • There's nothing better than tech

    Ray Wang of Constellation Research says investors who want to buy technology stocks should wait for a rebalancing that he expects will take place in January.

  • Workers producing clothes in a factory in Huaibei, China.

    Trade credit insurer Coface says in a report that China's small firms are "scrambling to access financial resources to meet their working capital and long-term expansion needs."

  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media in the briefing room at the Department of State, on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. 

    The United States has told its ally South Korea it should not improve ties with North Korea faster than Pyongyang takes steps to give up its nuclear weapons, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.

  • Analyst: I don't have high expectations for Trump-Xi meeting

    Kevin Leung of Haitong International Securities says there will be "some progress" but he doesn't expect a "big deal" out of the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the upcoming G-20 summit.

  • Flags of the US and China are placed ahead of a meeting between US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and China's Agriculture Minister Han Changfu at the Ministry of Agriculture in Beijing on June 30, 2017.

    The Trump administration on Tuesday said that China has failed to alter its "unfair" practices at the heart of the U.S.-China trade conflict, adding to tensions ahead of a high-stakes meeting later this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

  • No question that FAANG stocks could fall further

    Changing the structure of trade between U.S. and China is in the long-term interest of both countries, says Michael Cuggino of The Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds.

  • Not a lot of appetite to cut production in the US

    Dwyfor Evans of State Street Global Markets says the downside on oil prices likely has "some further way to run" due to a slowdown in global growth.

  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 21- Nov Sweden Auction of Treasury bills 21- Nov Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 22- Nov Japan 3- month discount bill auction 22- Nov Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government bonds 22- Nov France Index-linked Securities auction 22- Nov Spain Bond Auction 26- Nov United States Sale of 2- year notes 26- Nov...

  • "Based on current projections, we would expect Gap brand to show sequential progress but still be down for the year," Chief Financial Officer Teri List-Stoll said on a post-earnings call. Chief Executive Officer Art Peck has also shut Gap brand stores and named a new head for the unit earlier this year in a bid to shore up sales. Old Navy, Gap's more affordable brand...

  • The Federal Agency of News LLC, known as FAN, and its sole shareholder, Evgeniy Zubarev, filed the lawsuit in federal court in the Northern District of California, seeking damages and an injunction to prevent Facebook from blocking its account. Facebook deleted FAN's account in April as it purged pages linked to the St. Petersburg- based Internet Research Agency,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- The Trump administration on Tuesday said that China has failed to alter its "unfair" practices at the heart of the U.S.- China trade conflict, adding to tensions ahead of a high-stakes meeting later this month between U.S. "This update shows that China has not fundamentally altered its unfair, unreasonable, and market-distorting practices...

  • The companies signed up for $8.9 billion in new loans, leases and lines of credit last month, up from $8.4 billion a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said. Washington- based ELFA, which reports economic activity for the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, said credit approvals were 76.5 percent in October, up from 75.7 percent in...

  • Nov 20- Mylan NV said on Tuesday it is addressing issues raised in a warning letter it received earlier this month from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which flagged concerns regarding the drugmaker's manufacturing plant in West Virginia. The company said the FDA's letter, dated Nov. 9, followed a regulatory inspection of its Morgantown, West Virginia...

  • *Drought fuelling record wool prices in top exporter Australia. MADRID/ SYDNEY, Nov 21- A jump in the price of wool from drought-ravaged Australia, the world's top exporter of high-quality fleeces, is rattling through the global clothing supply chain, with some mills passing along costs and retailers cutting down on wool or raising prices. Italian clothmaker...

  • The Federal Agency of News LLC, known as FAN, and its sole shareholder, Evgeniy Zubarev, filed the lawsuit in the federal court in the Northern District of California, seeking damages and an injunction to prevent Facebook from blocking its account. Facebook deleted FAN's account in April as it purged pages linked to the St. Petersburg- based Internet Research...

  • VANCOUVER, Nov 20- British Columbia's premier said on Tuesday his government will introduce legislation next year that will require all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in the province by 2040 to be electric or zero-emission vehicles. To support the plan, British Columbia will expand its fast-charging network and spend an addition C $20 million this year...

  • Tech stocks were priced 'beyond perfection': Adviser Investments

    Jim Lowell of Adviser Investments says technology stocks remain a "key component" to a growth investor's portfolio in the long term.