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Dollar tramples yen and safe-haven status, gold gains

[ad_1] NEW YORK (Reuters) – The strong dollar got stronger on Thursday, rising to a three-year high against a basket of trading partner currencies, after a steep slide in the Japanese yen called into question its safe-haven status while the rally in U.S. equities took a pause. Traders work on the floor of the New […]

Trump Fed nominee Shelton hits bipartisan skepticism in Senate hearing

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve board nominee Judy Shelton faced deep skepticism from Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, as lawmakers challenged her independence from President Donald Trump and characterized her thinking as too far outside the mainstream to trust with the nation’s economy. After the hearing, three Republican senators […]

Trump touts stock market’s record run, but who benefits?

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Donald Trump loves to trumpet the hot U.S. stock market as a key achievement of his presidency, and he was in full self-congratulatory mode on that front during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of the […]

On the spot View: U.S. September payrolls decrease than anticipated, jobless fee drops

[ad_1] (Reuters) – U.S. job progress elevated reasonably in September, with the unemployment fee dropping to close a 50-year low of three.5%, which might assuage monetary market issues that the slowing economic system was on the point of a recession amid lingering commerce tensions. KEY POINTS: * Sept nonfarm payrolls +136,000 (consensus +145,000) vs Aug […]

Divided Fed set to chop rates of interest this week, however then what?

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Deep disagreements inside the Federal Reserve over the financial outlook and the way the U.S. central financial institution ought to reply is not going to cease policymakers from chopping rates of interest at a two-day assembly that begins on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies earlier […]

Carmakers race higher, Johnson jitters for sterling

[ad_1] LONDON (Reuters) – A speeding autos sector and hopes for even lower borrowing costs buoyed world stocks on Tuesday, while a brief sterling rally proved short-lived as hard-Brexit advocate Boris Johnson was confirmed as Britain’s new prime minister. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in […]

Slowing manufacturing hiring may point to fraying U.S. expansion

[ad_1] NEW YORK (Reuters) – The longest streak of U.S. factory hiring in a quarter century came to an unexpected end last month, and a clouded outlook for important manufacturing sectors like autos may impede a quick rebound, undermining a key plank of U.S. President Donald Trump’s economic agenda. FILE PHOTO: A line worker installs […]