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Johnson victory means Brexit is coming, tough talks loom
Johnson victory means Brexit is coming, tough talks loom
| December 13th | 2019  2:06AM
Johnson victory means Brexit is coming, tough talks loom
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigned on one theme alone — “Get Brexit done.” His sweeping victory in Thursday's election means that could now happen within weeks. Even before his Conservative Party had officially crossed the winning line Friday, Johnson said it looked like his party had “a powerful new mandate"…
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The Latest: UK Liberal Democrats chief Swinson steps down
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| December 13th | 2019  2:03AM
The Latest: UK Liberal Democrats chief Swinson steps down
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit election (all times local): 7 a.m. The leader of Britain’s centrist Liberal Democrats has stepped down after losing her own seat on a disappointing election night for the party. The pro-EU party had hoped that its staunch opposition to Brexit would help it build…
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The Latest: Trump congratulates Johnson on landslide UK win
The Latest: Trump congratulates Johnson on landslide UK win
| December 13th | 2019  1:49AM
The Latest: Trump congratulates Johnson on landslide UK win
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit election (all times local): 6:40 a.m. The American president has taken to Twitter — where else? — to congratulate British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on “his great WIN” in the U.K.'s general election. Donald Trump also wrote that “Britain and the United States…
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US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs
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| December 13th | 2019  1:27AM
US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration and China were expected to announce Friday a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that are set to kick in Sunday, de-escalating their 17-month trade war. Thursday evening, a senior administration official said a policy announcement regarding China would take place on Friday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal planning.
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The Latest: UK vote a disaster for left-wing Labour Party
The Latest: UK vote a disaster for left-wing Labour Party
| December 13th | 2019  1:05AM
The Latest: UK vote a disaster for left-wing Labour Party
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit general election (all times local): 6 a.m. Veteran Labour Party left-wing firebrand Dennis Skinner has lost his seat in the British election, one of many Labour lawmakers ousted by a Conservative challenger in Boris Johnson’s landslide victory. The 87-year-old…
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China leaders promise to shore up 2020 growth amid trade war
China leaders promise to shore up 2020 growth amid trade war
| December 13th | 2019  12:48AM
China leaders promise to shore up 2020 growth amid trade war
BEIJING (AP) — China's leaders are promising to shore up economic growth next year in the face of a tariff war with Washington and to reduce poverty and pollution. Leaders of the ruling Communist Party, in a statement reported Friday by state media, pledged at an annual planning meeting to promote technology-based development and competition…
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The Latest: UK election a disaster for Labour chief Corbyn
The Latest: UK election a disaster for Labour chief Corbyn
| December 13th | 2019  12:39AM
The Latest: UK election a disaster for Labour chief Corbyn
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit general election (all times local): 5:30 a.m. Britain's election was a flat-out disaster for left-wing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who faced calls for his resignation. Results pouring in early Friday showed a substantial shift in support to the Conservatives from Labour.
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Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment souring
Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment souring
| December 13th | 2019  12:16AM
Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment souring
TOKYO (AP) — A closely watched economic survey by the Bank of Japan showed sentiment among major manufacturers soured for the fourth straight quarter, sapped by trade tensions and damage from a typhoon. The trade war between the U.S. and China crimped trade and growth for the world's third largest economy, which is heavily dependent on exports.
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The Latest: Boris Johnson's Conservatives win majority in UK
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| December 13th | 2019  12:11AM
The Latest: Boris Johnson's Conservatives win majority in UK
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit general election (all times local): 5:10 a.m. Britain’s Conservative Party has reached a total of 326 seats in the House of Commons, ensuring it will form a majority government. Counts by broadcasters BBC, ITV and Sky News say the party has reached the threshold,…
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Pound jumps on expected Tory win; trade talk lifts shares
Gregory Rowe, Michael Pistillo
| December 12th | 2019  11:14PM
Pound jumps on expected Tory win; trade talk lifts shares
BANGKOK (AP) — The British pound surged early Friday as exit polls indicated a resounding election victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, as talk of a China-U.S. trade deal buoyed share prices in Asia. The British pound strengthened to $1.3468 from $1.3385 late Thursday as projections showed the conservatives likely to win a solid majority of seats in Parliament.
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The Latest: Pro-EU Liberal Democrat chief loses seat in UK
The Latest: Pro-EU Liberal Democrat chief loses seat in UK
| December 12th | 2019  11:05PM
The Latest: Pro-EU Liberal Democrat chief loses seat in UK
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's Brexit general election (all times local): 4 a.m. The leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, has lost her seat in Parliament, while her party is struggling to make election gains. Swinson was narrowly defeated in her Dunbartonshire East constituency by the…
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Are We Headed for a Repeat of the December 2018 Sell-Off?
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| December 12th | 2019  1:00AM
Are We Headed for a Repeat of the December 2018 Sell-Off?
As we head into the final weeks of December 2019, traders and investors alike can’t help but wonder if December concludes with the traditional holiday melt-up rally or repeat a brutal melt-down like December 2018. There are many similarities with last year but also stark differences. We will look at the catalysts to compare both potential scenarios…
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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) Looks Like It Wants To Cool Off
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| December 12th | 2019  1:00AM
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) Looks Like It Wants To Cool Off
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has been one of the best performing healthcare stocks this month and shares are trading within 2% of their all-time highs. Having fallen more than 25% from the end of last year through this past September, not many would have guessed that the $265 billion healthcare products and the insurance company were capable of turning the story around.
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What Are the Best Trade Catalysts to Look For?
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| December 12th | 2019  1:00AM
What Are the Best Trade Catalysts to Look For?
One of the most interesting components of trading is that each and every day there are new factors that directly influence the prices of securities in the market. That means that every morning at the opening bell, there are plenty of new opportunities that traders can take advantage of. Part of being a successful trader is being able to recognize…
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Why Volume Matters in Day Trading
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| December 12th | 2019  1:00AM
Why Volume Matters in Day Trading
As a trader, it can be tough to find opportunities in the market if there isn’t a lot of trading volume that day. Even if you think you found a trading setup with a lot of potential, it won’t go anywhere without trading volume. A stock without volume is akin to a car without gasoline. It’s simply not going to get you to where you…
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The Basics of Support and Resistance
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| December 12th | 2019  1:00AM
The Basics of Support and Resistance
Trading is a lot more difficult if you aren’t focused on learning about all of the tools that are at your disposal. There are plenty of indicators and tools out there to choose from, but some are universally accepted in the trading community and always seem to make there way into a trader’s toolset. Before you dive into the world of Fibonacci…
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Children's Place Sees Stock Drop After Report of Gymboree Relaunch Troubles
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| December 12th | 2019  1:00AM
Children's Place Sees Stock Drop After Report of Gymboree Relaunch Troubles
Just yesterday, we got word in about Children's Place (NASDAQ: PLCE) about how its third-quarter report didn't boast any word of markdowns, though we were pretty clear that it was “only a matter of time” until the company did start marking down. We were right, and a lot sooner than most probably expected, as word emerged of a 23% drop…
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These 3 Tech Bellwethers Will Report Results After The Session
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| December 12th | 2019  1:00AM
These 3 Tech Bellwethers Will Report Results After The Session
Earnings Season Doldrums Doesn’t Mean No Reports Are Out With another 6 or 7 weeks until the peak of the 4th quarter earnings cycle, the market is anxious for whatever news it can get about how the quarter is going. The earnings calendar is short on names this week but there are some, and those that are could set the tone for an entire sector…
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Why Home Depot Remains a Good Investment
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| December 12th | 2019  1:00AM
Why Home Depot Remains a Good Investment
Home Depot (NYSE:HD) shares are holding steady one day after the company issued a forecast for lower sales volume in 2020. The Atlanta-based home improvement chain is not forecasting total sales to rise by 3.5% in 2020. In the all-important comparable-store sales, Home Depot is forecasting an increase of 4%. This is shy of analysts’ expectations for comparable-store sales growth of 4.3%.
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