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Oil Prices Rise Over 1% To Break Two-Day Fall As Recession Fears Recede

Gains are likely to be capped after a week of data releases including a surprise drop in industrial output growth in China to a more than 17-year low, along with a fall in exports ...

Oil Prices Rise Over 1% To Break Two-Day Fall As Recession Fears Recede

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Asian shares fall on recession fears; eyes on Fed minutes Asian shares fell on Wednesday as fresh worries about a global recession led investors to dump risky assets, with U.S. President Donald Trump showing no signs of backing down in his trade war with China....
2019-08-21 03:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall on recession fears; eyes on Fed minutes Asian shares fell on Wednesday as fresh worries about a global recession led investors to dump risky assets, with U.S. President Donald Trump showing no signs of backing down in his trade war with China....
2019-08-21 03:32

Goldman Sachs economists say fears rise that U.S.-China trade war leading to recession Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Sunday that fears of the U.S.-China trade war leading to a recession are increasing and that Goldman no longer expects a trade deal between the world's two largest economies before the 2020 U.S. presidential election...
2019-08-12 10:00

Crude oil prices fall 1% on fears for global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could disrupt supply routes and send prices higher....
2019-07-05 06:16

Crude oil prices fall amid fears about global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could disrupt supply routes and send prices higher....
2019-07-05 08:00

Global Stocks Fall as Prospects of Fed Rate Cut Recede U.S. stock futures followed Asian markets lower amid investors’ doubts that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates as much and as quickly as expected....
2019-07-08 14:48

Gold Prices Recede From Record High: 10 Things To Know Gold prices on Monday fell by by Rs 100 to Rs 38,570 per 10 grams in Delhi, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. The yellow metal fell on weak trend overseas and tepid demand from......
2019-08-19 15:48

Oil prices up after steep fall, extended OPEC+ supply cuts underpin prices Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, steadying after a more than 4% fall in the previous session, as extended output cuts by OPEC and its allies helped underpin prices despite growing concerns about weak demand....
2019-07-03 04:32

The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton Mike Middleton had no idea what he was letting himself in for when he agreed to be the first opponent of Audley Harrison The post The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 20:48

US markets sink, sparking fears of recession Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession....
2019-08-15 00:32

Recession Fears Take a Rest at Home Depot For Home Depot, a mixed second quarter was enough to send its stock sharply higher Tuesday. Investors had apparently steeled themselves for worse results....
2019-08-20 22:32

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectionist trade policy....
2019-06-04 01:00

METALS-Copper hovers near 2-yr low amid recession fears London copper hovered near a two-year low and Shanghai copper fell on Thursday, weighed down by growing fears of a global recession and weak industrial output growth in China....
2019-08-15 08:48

Dow Jones sinks 800 points amid fears of recession All three major U.S. indexes closed down about 3 per cent after 2-year U.S. Treasury yields surpassed those of 10-year bonds, which is considered a classic recession signal....
2019-08-15 00:32

German recession fears after big decline in industrial production Sales of cars and machine parts to far east fall as US–China trade conflict takes its tollGerman industrial production has suffered its biggest annual decline in nine years after the escalating trade war between the US and China took its toll on expo...
2019-08-07 21:32

Global recession fears hit stocks, bonds rally Asian shares fell on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between the United States and China showing no signs of easing....
2019-05-29 10:32

Oil slides 1.4% on recession fears, China's trade threats Oil prices fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
2019-08-17 12:48

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there are wider questions which affect the entire economy....
2019-07-09 13:01

Stock market seesaws as recession fears mix with upbeat data Stocks rose in choppy trading on Thursday but then fell back again as investors tried to balance strong July retail sales data and Walmart’s upbeat results with continuing concerns about the economy slipping into recession. Before 10 a.m., the Dow Jo...
2019-08-17 03:00

Dow posts biggest one-day drop since October as recession fears take hold Wall Street sold off sharply on Wednesday as recession fears gripped the market after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years....
2019-08-15 08:48

Dow Jones plunges 800 points as recession fears rattle markets Sharp declines come after Tuesday rally inspired by tariff delaysTrump urges Fed chief Powell to make further interest rate cutsSigns of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such ...
2019-08-14 23:00

Dow Suffers Worst Day Of 2019 As Recession Fears Hit Wall Street The Dow suffered its worst day of 2019, finishing with a loss of some 800 points, or 3.1 percent, at 24,479.42, while leading European bourses shed more than two percent....
2019-08-16 12:48

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus...
2019-06-03 11:32

Oil edges up as recession fears ease but OPEC outlook weighs Crude oil prices rose on Friday, recovering from two days of declines, after data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped to ease recession concerns, although a bearish outlook from OPEC capped gains....
2019-08-16 16:16

Global recession fears grow as factory activity shrinks Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers to roll out more stimulus....
2019-06-03 15:00

Recession Fears Grow in Europe and E.C.B. Signals Increase in Stimulus Mario Draghi, the central bank’s president, said “additional stimulus will be required” unless the economy improves. Action could come as early as July....
2019-06-18 15:16

Dropping global bond yields, recession fears put BOJ in a bind Downward-spiraling bond yields and other potential signs of global recession have strung a tightrope for the Bank of Japan: it must keep pumping money aggressively to spur growth, but also prevent borrowing costs from sliding too far below the target...
2019-08-21 06:32

Wall Street slips on political tensions, recession fears U.S. stocks slipped on Monday as political tensions around the world and fears that a prolonged U.S.-China trade war would push the global economy into recession sapped risk appetite....
2019-08-12 18:32

Wall Street falls on geopolitical tensions, recession fears U.S. stocks dropped in a broad sell-off on Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the protracted U.S.-China trade war stoked fears of impending recession....
2019-08-12 22:48

Dow, stocks stumble in afternoon trading on Mexico tariffs and recession fears The Dow fell Friday afternoon as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
2019-05-31 22:16

Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with ...
2019-08-19 02:32

Recession fears grow as UK economy shrinks on back of Brexit chaos A 0.2% contraction between April and June is first fall in GDP in six and a half yearsBusiness live blog – pound weakens as economy contractsFears that the UK could be heading for its first recession in a decade have been stoked by grim official figu...
2019-08-10 10:48

METALS-Copper edges down on recession fears, weak China data Copper prices lost ground in London and Shanghai in early trade on Thursday, weighed down by growing fears of a global recession and weak industrial output growth in top metals consumer China. Yields on 10-year U.S. Treasury notes fell below th...
2019-08-15 08:48

German bond yields at record lows amid recession fears Growing concerns of a protracted trade conflict are forcing investors to take refuge in the safe haven asset despite negative returns. Is the global economy staring at a recession?...
2019-06-04 19:32

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
2019-06-01 05:32

Trump calls for US interest rate cut; fears of UK Brexit recession – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the National Institute of Economic and Social Research warns the UK faces a murky futureLatest: Trump says Fed should lower borrowing costsNIESR warns of no-deal Brexit dangersEconomy may...
2019-07-22 17:48

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St drops at open as trade war stokes fears of recession U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday, dragged down by financial stocks, as investors shunned risky bets on fears that a drawn-out trade war between the United States and China could force the global economy into recession....
2019-08-12 16:00

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
2019-08-15 06:16

Donald Trump 'Not Ready' For China Trade Deal, Dismisses Recession Fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global......
2019-08-19 18:48

Goldman Sachs cuts growth forecast as trade war triggers recession fears Goldman Sachs lowered its fourth-quarter growth forecast by 20 basis points to 1.8%, citing a larger than-expected impact of recent trade war events....
2019-08-11 21:16

U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were......
2019-06-14 01:32

U.S. recession probabilities rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months has risen to 40-45% and the odds were......
2019-06-14 00:48

Recession probabilities rise 40-45% in six months -DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the probabilities of a recession have moved up 40-45% in six months and 65% in one year....
2019-06-14 00:32

Stocks Fall as Bond Yields Flash a Recession Warning U.S. stocks tumbled and Treasury markets sent a new recession signal after weak German and Chinese economic data stoked fears of an impending global slowdown....
2019-08-14 16:16

Japan's exports down for eighth month, sales to China slump as recession fears grow Japan's exports in July fell 1.6% from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, dragged down by China-bound shipments of car parts and semiconductor production equipment....
2019-08-19 09:00

Slowing growth in home prices aggravates recession worries Growth in home prices, the main source of wealth for most Americans, is shrinking, fueling concern that the longest economic expansion in U.S. history is nearing an end....
2019-07-18 21:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months -DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were 65% within the next year....
2019-06-14 01:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. recession probabilities rise to 40-45% in six months -DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months has risen to 40-45% and the odds were 65% within the next year....
2019-06-14 00:32

Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets Traditional safe-havens including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries were sought out on Tuesday even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as traders focused on concerns over a global deceleration....
2019-08-20 21:32

Oil prices plunge further on trade war fears Oil prices plunged by more than 1.5% to below $61 a barrel on Monday, extending last week's heavy losses as deepening U.S. trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown....
2019-06-03 11:32

My toddler saw her grandma take a bad fall: how can I calm her fears? Answer her questions factually and simply, says Annalisa Barbieri, and don’t be afraid of her worry – some stress is essential for developmentSome weeks ago, my mother had a bad fall, which left her in a coma and in intensive care. My daughter, who i...
2019-06-21 18:00

IndiGo Shares Gain Over 2% To Break Three-Day Fall Shares in InterGlobe Aviation - the parent company of the IndiGo airline - rose 2.5 per cent on Friday, breaking a three-day fall which followed a spat between the promoters of the company becoming......
2019-07-12 13:00

Trump tariff threat pushes up chance for Fed rate cuts as recession risks rise If President Donald Trump proceeds with new tariffs on China, he may very well get the deeper rate cuts he is seeking from the Fed but also odds of a recession will rise....
2019-08-02 01:16

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
2019-05-31 13:16

U.S. stocks fall as trade concerns spark growth fears U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing just above key support levels, as worries that a lengthy U.S.-China trade war would crimp global growth pushed investors into the safety of government bonds....
2019-05-29 23:16

The rise and fall of French cuisine French food was the envy of the world – before it became trapped by its own history. Can a new school of traditionalists revive its glories? By Wendell SteavensonIn 2006, after years reporting in the Middle East, I moved to Paris. It was an accidenta...
2019-07-16 17:48

Fears rise for missing mom Heather Gumina after abandoned car is found There are heightened fears for a California mom of three whose car was found abandoned almost a month after she went missing, according to authorities. Heather Gumina, 33, has not been seen since July 15 when she was released from a Pleasant Valley h...
2019-08-11 17:00

Why Stocks Are Hitting Records as Economic Fears Rise: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
2019-07-12 03:48

Asian shares fall as weak data inflames growth fears Asian shares fell on Tuesday, following a volatile Wall Street session as weak economic indicators and an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war inflamed concerns about global growth, supporting safe-haven assets such as bonds....
2019-06-04 08:32

Want to break up ‘Big Tech’? Don't fall prey to these misconceptions Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.       ...
2019-07-21 18:48

Avocado prices expected to rise If you are planning on having guacamole or avocado toast this weekend, expect to pay more for it because avocado prices are up. In the first week of July, wholesale prices of avocados from Mexico were 129 percent higher than this time last year. Tha...
2019-07-13 03:16

Oil prices fall more than 1% after U.S. fuel inventories build Oil futures fell more than 1% on Wednesday, extending a more than 3% drop in prices the previous session, after U.S. government data showed large builds in refined product stockpiles....
2019-07-18 00:32

Oil prices fall for second day on weak economic data Oil prices were declining for a second day on Tuesday, after more signs that global economic growth is being hit by U.S.-China trade tensions, although losses were limited amid tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks last week....
2019-06-18 08:48

The rise and fall of the man who redefined American fashion There is a scene in "Halston," a new documentary about the enigmatic fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick, in which his former assistant Tom Fallon recounts a story that still shocks -- even half a century on....
2019-08-05 15:48

The Rise and Fall of Shaman Queens of the East The word ‘shaman’ conjures up images of Native American medicine men smoking peace pipes, dancing in a trance to drumming around a fire or African sangomas, adorned with leopard skin, throwing dollose bones and shells to divine and drinking beer from...
2019-06-20 12:32

The rise and fall of Las Vegas motels – in pictures Photographer Fred Sigman’s latest book, Motel Vegas, documents the vernacular roadside architecture that at once dominated the Nevada city’s skyline Continue reading......
2019-05-27 14:00

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
2019-06-14 19:32

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a full-scale currency war, with damaging co...
2019-08-05 20:48

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
2019-07-31 18:48

Oil prices fall as trade war concerns hit demand outlook Oil prices fell on Monday on global growth concerns after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened China with more tariffs, which could limit crude demand from the world's two biggest buyers....
2019-08-05 14:16

Oil prices fall on U.S. inventory data, concerns about demand Oil prices fell in thin trade on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about the global economy....
2019-07-04 18:32

Corn, Wheat Prices Fall on USDA Report The USDA estimated in a monthly report that 90 million acres of corn were planted by farmers this year—greater than market expectations, traders said....
2019-08-13 12:16

Gas Prices Fall As Summer Driving Season Arrives LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18 / NBC News) — Good news for drivers: Gas prices are down nationwide just in time for summer travel. And the Lexington area has some of the lowest gasoline prices anywhere in the country. The average gas price has dropped ...
2019-06-11 12:48

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North Korea, and aggressive behavior from Russia won't benefit from his problem-solving skills. Shanahan wi...
2019-06-19 12:16

A Millennium of Glory: The Rise and Fall of the Byzantine Empire Late antiquity was one of the most dramatic periods in our history – a turbulent time in which nations and peoples rose and fell, vying for power and territory in a merciless fight for prominence.  ...
2019-07-20 09:48

El Chapo: what the rise and fall of the kingpin reveals about the war on drugs As the capture and conviction of Mexico’s notorious drug lord has shown, taking down the boss doesn’t mean taking down the organisation. By Jessica LoudisJust after midday on Tuesday 12 February, word came down that the verdict was ready in what had ...
2019-06-07 16:48

The Fiery Rise (and Nuclear Fall) of Daenerys Targaryen In the game of thrones, you win, you die, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Here’s one character’s journey from the beginning to the end of HBO’s Game of Thrones.Read more......
2019-05-24 05:16

Oil prices extend drop as trade wars stoke global economic fears Oil prices declined more than 1% on Monday to extend losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets racked up their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand as trade wars fanned fears of a slowdown in the global economy....
2019-06-03 03:48

Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
2019-05-29 19:32

Apple Shuts Hong Kong Stores Early as Fears of Lawlessness Rise Tech giant Apple shut its stores early citywide on Monday, as fears of escalating violence and spiraling lawlessness linked to weekslong protests spurred concern among businesses and the public....
2019-07-22 22:16

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
2019-06-12 00:16

Drivers will pay less for gas this July 4th than last year, despite a recent rise in prices Drivers should pay about a dime less per gallon for gasoline over the Fourth of July holiday than last year, even with a major refinery outage and new taxes in about a dozen states....
2019-07-02 19:32

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures edge up as oil prices rise Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, as oil prices gained after Iran said it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf....
2019-07-18 14:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures up as gold prices rise Futures for Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, as rising hopes of rate cuts from the U.S. Federal Reserve to counter slowing economic growth could potentially weaken the dollar and boost gold prices....
2019-06-05 15:32

CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher as oil prices rise Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday as crude prices rose after an attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists during the weekend....
2019-08-19 15:16

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Persian Gulf Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West, though ample global oil supply could keep crude prices in check...
2019-07-22 17:48

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise as oil prices gain Canada's main stock index futures rose on Monday, as oil prices gained on concerns of possible supply disruptions in the Gulf region following Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
2019-07-22 15:01

US Home Prices Rise At Slowest Pace In 6½ Years WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on price increases. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2.7% from a year earlier, down from an...
2019-05-28 16:16

Crude prices rise after positive news from China Oil prices rose early Tuesday, after Monday declines, possibly helped by some positive news from China -- but doubts remain as to whether that direction will hold....
2019-05-21 18:00

Copper Prices Fall, Pressured by Global Growth Concerns Copper for June delivery was recently down 1.6% at $2.6265 a pound on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, near its lowest level since early January....
2019-06-05 20:48

Manhattan home prices fall for first time since financial crisis New tax law changes cost New Yorkers an estimated $14 billion last year. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on how the new tax rules are hurting housing prices....
2019-06-27 19:00

Rupee, Other Emerging Market Currencies Fall As Oil Prices Surge Underpinning the dollar, investors on Friday tempered expectations for deep US interest rate cuts later this month, though a quarter-point cut is still widely expected....
2019-07-22 10:48

Fall in Copper Prices Threatens to Drive Metal Shortages The recent slide in copper prices threatens to limit investment in new mines, which could lead in coming years to sizable shortages of the material critical to manufacturing and renewable-energy projects....
2019-08-10 04:16

Gold Prices Fall After Touching Record High: 10 Things To Know Gold prices on Tuesday fell from the record-high level it touched yesterday. Gold prices dropped by Rs 100 to Rs 38,370 per 10 grams in Delhi, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI). The......
2019-08-13 21:48

The rise and fall of the starter home — why millennials are choosing to rent instead of own Flickr / Addison Place at Boca Raton Starter homes used to be seen as a great way for young people to stop paying monthly rent, build equity, and save up for a larger home. Millennials are choosing to rent for longer periods of time before buying la...
2019-07-16 00:48

Chinese exports rise, imports fall as US tariffs overshadow Chinese exports to the US unexpectedly rose in May, despite US tariffs. Imports dropped sharply as economists look to a weak year for the Asian giant's economy....
2019-06-10 13:48

Casino Playboy To CIA Spy: Rise And Fall Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Before the half brother of Kim Jong Un was killed in a brazen nerve agent attack at a Malaysian airport in 2017, he was known as a playboy and a hustler - not a secret CIA informant....
2019-06-13 05:32

Elizabeth Holmes: The hypnotic tale of the rise and fall of Theranos Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes built a $10 billion company on the promise of a miracle blood test. But it didn’t work. A new film, The Inventor, follows the fallout...
2019-05-21 15:48

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested positive for the disease, health officials confirmed Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with...
2019-08-01 20:00

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
2019-05-21 18:00

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock. In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster tha...
2019-05-25 10:48

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise Day After Budget Announcements: 10 Points Budget 2019: State-run oil marketing companies Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum review fuel prices on a daily basis, and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with......
2019-07-06 17:16

Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally....
2019-07-05 21:32

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-12 16:48

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
2019-07-12 19:48

Drink margaritas? Tequila prices are likely to rise because of U.S. tariffs on Mexico Donald Trump wants to raise tariffs on Mexico, a move that would raise consumer tequila prices and hurt revenue and employment south of the border.        ...
2019-06-07 21:32

Oil prices rise on likelihood of ongoing OPEC+ supply cuts Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said producer club OPEC and Russia were likely to keep withholding supplies, and in relief that the United States and Mexico averted a trade war that would have damaged the global economy....
2019-06-10 03:48

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected....
2019-06-27 20:48

Oil prices fall on fading storm impact, Chinese economic data Oil prices edged lower on Monday on signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived, while Chinese economic data dimmed the crude demand outlook....
2019-07-15 20:32

Gold Prices Fall On Low Demand, Weak Global Trend: 10 Things To Know Gold prices fell on Tuesday after touching an all-time high in the yesterday's session. Gold prices fell by Rs 250 to Rs 35,720 per 10 grams in Delhi, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI).......
2019-07-23 15:48

Oil prices could retest their 2019 lows if they fall below this level: RBC's Helima Croft Spiking tensions in the Gulf of Oman and rising oil production in the U.S. are combining to put crude prices in a difficult position, says RBC's Helima Croft....
2019-07-19 00:01

Global stocks fall, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities fell on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could move towards a less dovish stance....
2019-07-16 21:48

The 117-year rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP) Flickr/Mike Mozart JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business, JCPenney may not recover from years of consistently slumping sales and poor perfor...
2019-06-05 07:01

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bond prices rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
2019-05-29 18:16

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, according to financial advisers, bankers and lawyers fami...
2019-06-14 15:48

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
2019-06-13 16:32

Oil prices rise as U.S. stockpiles drop, OPEC agrees meeting date Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts....
2019-06-20 06:32

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consume...
2019-05-21 16:00

World food prices rise in May, cereal output forecast falls: U.N. FAO World food prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in May after bad weather pushed up the prices of cheese and maize, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 12:48

Gold Prices Rise On Jewellers' Buying, Firm Global Trend Traders said sentiment turned bullish on the back of a pick-up in buying support from local jewellers and positive global trend which mainly drove gold prices higher....
2019-06-01 00:48

CANADA STOCKS-TSX higher as oil prices rise, trade deficit shrinks Canada's main stock index rose slightly on Thursday as data showed the country's trade deficit shrunk - the latest sign the economy is recovering from a slowdown, while the energy sector gained on stabilizing oil prices....
2019-06-06 16:48

Trump Dials Saudi Crown Prince Over Iran, Rise In Oil Prices U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in......
2019-06-21 22:48

Crude oil prices rise early Friday amid supply concerns Oil prices rose early Friday amid supply concerns following reports of smaller-than-expected stocks, and amid reduced expectation of interest rate hikes....
2019-05-21 18:00

Corn prices dive as USDA predictions show increase in fall yields The price for corn tumbled Monday afternoon after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest crop estimates showing farmers have planted far more acres this year than private analysts anticipated....
2019-08-13 13:48

Chilean lithium producer SQM's profits fall on lower prices, higher royalties SQM, the world's No. 2 producer of lithium, said on Thursday that first-quarter earnings dropped by nearly one-third on a slump in prices of the ultralight battery metal and a spike in royalties at its operations in Chile....
2019-05-23 16:32

Trouble in Paradise: the rise and fall of Germany's 'brothel king' | Hilke Lorenz Jürgen Rudloff’s chain of ‘wellness spas’ sold sex as a health service for men. But his business model was fatally flawed – as his trial for aiding and abetting trafficking revealedUntil his dramatic fall from grace, Jürgen Rudloff was the self-procl...
2019-06-22 16:48

From casino playboy to slain CIA informant: The rise and fall of Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam is believed to have met with an American intelligence agent on a Malaysian island a few days before he was killed, according to a Malaysian official....
2019-06-13 07:48

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh Oil prices advanced on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but international benchmark Brent remained below $70 per barrel on concerns over an ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
2019-05-27 04:00

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
2019-07-13 04:00

Housing market 2019: US home prices rise at slowest pace in 6½ years U.S. home prices rose 2.7%, the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on housing market price increases.        ...
2019-05-29 19:16

Stocks in Asia trade mixed; oil prices rise as US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday morning, while oil prices continued to rise as tensions between the U.S. and Iran linger after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone last week....
2019-06-24 04:16

Fantasy Baseball: Pitching mailbag focuses on innings limits, Lucas Giolito's rise and German Marquez's fall You probably have had your starting pitchers knocked around so far in 2019. Who hasn't? Here's some guidance on how to make the best of it moving forward....
2019-06-18 03:32

Triumphant rise, spectacular fall: General Electric's 127-year journey from cutting-edge American icon to possible fraud case Wikimedia Commons General Electric used to be a byword for American innovation until a few years ago. Its 127-year history was marked by revolutionary technologies, immense profit, and now, alleged fraud. Here's a look back at GE, a manufacturing co...
2019-08-17 19:00

Hong Kong’s peace prospects recede amid teargas and smoke As protests intensify it is hard to see how deadlock can end without death or serious injuryOver the last few weeks, protesters in Hong Kong have taken to spraypainting traffic barriers, bridges, police stations and more with the words: “If we burn, ...
2019-08-07 13:48

In praise of short men: will the rise of 'short kings' spell the fall of toxic masculinity? Today is Short King appreciation day – a day to celebrate the short men in our lives. The main message? Having a low center of gravity needn’t correlate with having low self-esteemLast summer, 24-year-old comedian Jaboukie Young-White coined a new ni...
2019-06-21 11:48

Costco says 'prices will go up' in the wake of U.S. trade war with China as tariffs rise Costco is latest retailer to say that the trade war between China and the U.S. will lead to higher prices but it's taking steps to withstand trade war        ...
2019-05-31 02:48

Brexit news latest: Mark Carney says food and petrol prices will rise 'instantly' if no-deal The Governor of the Bank of England today issued a bleak warning about the impact of a no-deal Brexit saying that food and petrol prices will rise "instantly" and "very big" industries struggle to remain profitable....
2019-08-02 22:32

Exxon expects weak gas prices to offset gains from higher crude prices Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday that in the second quarter it expects higher oil prices and refining margins compared to the prior quarter, but the gains will be offset by lower natural gas and weaker margins in its chemicals business....
2019-07-01 15:48

UPDATE 1-Exxon expects weak gas prices to offset gains from higher crude prices Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday that in the second quarter it expects higher oil prices and refining margins compared to the prior quarter, but the gains will be offset by lower natural gas and weaker margins in its chemicals business....
2019-07-01 18:16

Recession: What you need to know The National Bureau of Economic Research determines a recession occurs when “a significant decline in economic activity” lasts more than “a few months.”       ...
2019-08-19 13:16

A recession will come. How bad will it be? About 40 million U.S. adults haven’t seen a single recession during their working lives. Almost as many, including most millennials, have seen only one since they turned 18....
2019-08-16 15:48

Predicting the next U.S. recession A protracted trade war between China and the United States, the world's largest economies, and a deteriorating global growth outlook has left investors apprehensive about the end to the longest expansion in American history....
2019-08-13 18:00

Will the Trade War Cause a Recession? China has stopped purchases of US ag products in retaliation to new tariffs set for Sept 1 as the trade war escalates and threatens to derail global growth....
2019-08-13 09:00

Don't worry, a recession is still unlikely The media tells us the yield curve is inverted and this means a recession is both certain and imminent. Every media outlet that's not for President Trump has been bouncing with glee to point it out to us. There is a point to the story too: An inverte...
2019-08-20 22:00

'We could talk ourselves into a recession,' one Fed official says The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner....
2019-05-23 03:16

Here's the Consensus About a 2019 Recession A survey of chief financial officers reveals a near unanimous opinion about the prospects for a recession this year. This consensus has piqued our interest. Here's why......
2019-05-21 21:48

Is a recession coming to the US? Here’s what to watch for Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago and stock markets, while wobbly, are close to record highs, but a shadow loomsIt’s 10 years since the great recession and by many measures the US economy is still booming. Unemployment is at lows last se...
2019-08-16 13:48

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
2019-08-15 00:32

A decade after the big one, what kind of recession will we have next? It’s been more than a decade since the last downturn. This is what happens during one, and why the next one won’t be like the Great Recession at all.       ...
2019-08-19 13:16

The Trump recession could be right around the corner The signs of health risks for the U.S. economy suddenly are everywhere. And President Trump’s prescriptions for prevention would actually be poison for the patient....
2019-08-12 22:48

A Recession Is Coming (Eventually). Here’s Where You’ll See It First. Economists don’t know when the decade-long expansion, now the longest in American history, will end. But here are the indicators they will be watching to figure it out....
2019-07-31 20:48

Is the US already in a recession? This economist thinks it's possible Economist Gary Shilling, who called several recent recessions, says the nation is probably already in a downturn. He cites recently weak job growth.       ...
2019-06-28 00:32

Here's what will happen to the tech industry in a recession The power of tech companies seem inevitable, and the wisdom of their executives and investors unquestionable. But a lot of things will change in a downturn....
2019-08-11 18:00

RECESSION A LIB MEDIA CONSPIRACY TO TAKE DOWN TRUMP??? There are many, many reasons to start freaking out at the possibility that we might be heading toward a global recession—a scenario made all the more terrifying by the fact that Donald freaking Trump is the one with his greasy ravioli fingers on Amer...
2019-08-19 18:48

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
2019-05-21 15:32

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-ye...
2019-08-15 03:48

Madoff whistleblower says GE is 'one recession away from Chapter 11' Harry Markopolos, the accounting investigator who accused General Electric of massive fraud on Thursday, is warning that the company could be in serious financial trouble -- and even go bankrupt -- if the economy turns south....
2019-08-16 22:16

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
2019-06-03 21:16

Experts caution against recession indicator A geeky recession indicator that blared red on Wednesday — freaking out Wall Street and Main Street alike — might be broken, economists say. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points — marking its worst dip all year — after a ...
2019-08-17 03:00

How a recession could doom Trump’s 2020 reelection Only one president since the Civil War has been reelected with a recession taking place in the two calendar years before facing voters a second time....
2019-08-13 05:16

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says, ‘I have to do it’ Trump has spent days arguing that the possibility of recession is a media creation. But Tuesday, he suggested it might be the price of doing the much-needed business of his trade war....
2019-08-20 23:16

A Recession Would Make It Harder for Trump to Get Reelected The presidential election is more than a year away, but one topic that’s heading toward the top of the discussion list is the economy. With signs pointing to a downturn, how will our economic health impact the election?...
2019-08-17 12:16

President Trump says he doesn’t see a recession on the horizon WASHINGTON – President Trump tried to alleviate fears of a recession on Sunday, echoing recent statements from his top economic advisers. “I don’t see a recession,” Trump said as he headed to Washington D.C. after vacationing in Bedminster, New...
2019-08-19 11:32

Caution is warranted but US 'should avoid a recession,' economists say The U.S. and global economy should avoid a recession in 2020, with a combination of strong retail sales, potential monetary policy easing and service sector robustness expected to mitigate slowing growth, according to several leading economists....
2019-08-19 15:48

‘It’s All Doom and Gloom.’ A Key Indicator of Recession Just Triggered in Both the U.S. and the U.K. The stream of investors seeking refuge in the safest parts of the market has triggered yet another recession warning, with yield curves inverting from the U.S. to the U.K. The gap between two- and 10-year yields dropped below zero on both sides of th...
2019-08-14 17:32

Brexit secretary: No one can rule out no-deal recession What might a no-deal Brexit really look like? Steve Barclay, who is responsible for no-deal preparations, can't rule out a recession, price rises in the supermarkets, or traffic jams on the roads....
2019-07-04 14:32

Germany's central bank warns of possible recession The Bundesbank has warned that a slump in the German economy could have continued over the summer. It cited the US-China trade war as one factor weighing on German exports....
2019-08-20 06:16

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’ Trump has spent days arguing that the possibility of recession is a media creation. But Tuesday, he suggested it might be the price of doing the much-needed business of his trade war....
2019-08-21 05:32

Wide Implications as Germany Teeters Toward Recession BERLIN (AP) — Germany, Europe’s industrial powerhouse and biggest economy, with companies like Volkswagen, Siemens and BASF, may be entering a recession, according to a gloomy report from the country’s central bank Monday — a ...
2019-08-20 06:16

Fearful of an impending recession? Here’s what you need to know if you’re near retirement or retired. A lot of retirees and investors close to retiring are worried about a coming recession and how it may affect their retirement savings. Here's what they should and shouldn't do....
2019-08-20 13:16

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
2019-06-16 21:48

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped below the yield of the 2-year note — the first time it’s done so since 2005. So-called yield curve inve...
2019-08-15 03:48

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
2019-08-14 15:16

Will a Rate Cut Boost Equities, Defer any Recession? The Fed is expected to cut rates next week. Is a rate cut deep into an economic expansion unusual? It did so in 1987 and 1998. Find out what happened....
2019-08-01 04:00

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2%, push unemployment above 5% and send house prices tumbling by around 10%, ac...
2019-07-18 15:32

Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline Car sales seem to be hitting recession levels of decline, China is eyeballing hydrogen fuel-cell tech, oil tanker attacks boost oil prices, and Infiniti seems to be getting some much needed help. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, J...
2019-06-13 22:32

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
2019-06-28 15:16

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what's "causing the trouble" in the city....
2019-08-14 08:32

UK recession risk? 0.1% second quarter contraction predicted The authors of a respected economic survey are predicting the UK economy contracted in the second quarter of the year, raising fears of a potential recession ahead....
2019-07-03 16:48

Three of Europe's biggest economies are probably in recession — and the ECB is out of bullets Reuters/Jason Cairnduff Three of Europe's largest economies — Germany, Italy, and the UK — are either in recession or are on the verge of it, which could spell danger for the eurozone. Germany, Europe's industrial backbone, is stuttering...
2019-08-11 17:00

Fed's Daly: July Rate Cut Was Right Move, Recession Not Imminent The Fed was right to lower rates in July, as it sought to keep the economy on a path of growth, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly said Tuesday....
2019-08-21 11:32

Could a second straight quarter of falling earnings signal a possible recession? With earnings season underway, a second straight quarter of declining S&P 500 profits would add to concerns about a possible recession by next year.       ...
2019-07-22 10:48

‘I Don’t Think We’re Having a Recession.’ Trump Offers an Optimistic Outlook for the Economy (BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.) — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re ha...
2019-08-19 16:32

More Than a Third of Economists Expect a U.S. Recession in 2021, a Survey Finds WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of...
2019-08-19 16:32

America has recovered from the Great Recession, but many still feel the pain Although the American economy may look recovered on paper, some made drastic decisions during the recession and are still digging out from deep hole.       ...
2019-06-24 07:00

Elizabeth Warren predicts economic recession 'maybe even by the end of 2020' Elizabeth Warren issued a stark warning about the economy as she rolled out a slew of proposed regulations and trillion-dollar investments amid concerns the country faces a coming recession....
2019-07-22 22:16

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 14:00

No-deal would plunge UK into recession, financial watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and leave a £30bn black hole in the public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility....
2019-07-18 11:00

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
2019-07-01 17:32

3 Out Of 4 Economists Predict A US Recession By 2021, Survey Finds The outlook reflects growing skepticism among economists and investors that the US economy will be able to withstand a protracted trade war with China without serious harm amid the weakening global......
2019-08-20 14:48

As investor confidence crumbles, the Fed can act to stave off a recession: Cramer "If bond yields keep plummeting, it might not matter. We'll scare ourselves right out of this terrific multi-year expansion, for certain," Jim Cramer says....
2019-08-16 13:48

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Lawmakers have voted to block the path of any future Conservative leader trying to force through a no-deal exit....
2019-07-19 07:16

Bank of England warns of 1 in 3 chance of Brexit recession Committee votes 9-0 to keep interest rates at 0.75% as uncertainty drags down the UK economyBritain has a one in three chance of plunging into recession as uncertainty over Brexit drags down the economy, the Bank of England has warned.Keeping interes...
2019-08-01 19:32

Stocks losses deepen as a key recession warning surfaces For the first time since 2007, the yields on short-term U.S. bonds eclipsed those of long-term bonds. This phenomenon has preceded every recession in the last 50 years....
2019-08-16 15:48

Apparel retail earnings haven't been this bad since the Great Recession Apparel retailers' earnings, as a group, are down 24% for the first quarter of 2019, according to an analysis by Retail Metrics. The last time the group's earnings were this bad was the first quarter of 2008, when they fell 40%....
2019-05-31 20:00

HBO's Maher prefers recession to Trump victory in 2020 HBO host Bill Maher has doubled down on his assertion that an economic recession in the United States would be welcomed if it stopped President Trump from being reelected in 2020....
2019-08-10 22:00

Yield Curve Telegraphs Recession, but Its Wires Are Crossed The yield on a 10-year Treasury note has fallen below the yield on a 3-month bill, the most-reliable signal yet found of danger ahead. But Treasurys of other maturities don’t show an inversion. What’s going on?...
2019-08-13 22:48

Trump says payroll tax cut on the table, rejects recession warnings President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he's been considering a payroll tax cut but rejected the notion that he's worried about a possible recession on the horizon....
2019-08-21 02:00

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the it...
2019-08-16 14:48

Boost in exports will lead economy out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
2019-05-22 09:00

3 out of 4 economists predict a U.S. recession by 2021, survey finds The findings reflect growing skepticism that the U.S. economy will be able to withstand a protracted trade war without serious harm amid a weakening global outlook....
2019-08-20 13:16

The US is more likely to end the trade war than face a 'Trump recession,' JP Morgan's top quant says J.P. Morgan's head quant said a U.S.-China trade deal could head off a "Trump recession" and ignite a powerful rally in value and high beta stocks....
2019-06-13 12:00

Germany likely to head into recession, central bank warns Bundesbank says summer’s slump in exports is expected to continue into the autumnGermany’s economy is heading into recession after the country’s central bank warned that a slump in exports during the summer was likely to continue into the autumn.The ...
2019-08-20 00:48

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready The world’s monetary authorities have limited policy space, and it’s unclear whether their backup plans will suffice to bolster growth and inflation....
2019-07-09 09:48

Credit investors not too worried about recession risks - bond survey Investment managers of credit assets such as corporate bonds remain unconcerned about the prospect of a recession or a worsening outlook for higher-risk assets in the next year, a mid-year survey by Russell Investments shows....
2019-07-02 18:48

Trade war escalation nudges U.S. closer to recession: Reuters poll The recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has brought forward the next U.S. recession, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters who now expect the Federal Reserve to cut rates again in September and once more next year....
2019-08-09 14:16

Government Bond-Market Measure Says Recession Risk Growing The yield on three-month bills has exceeded that of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note by as much as 0.259 percentage point, the most since May 2007....
2019-07-09 22:32

How to solidify your financial plan in case the trade war sparks a recession Ongoing trade tensions with China have many worried that the U.S. economy could be headed toward a recession. Here's how to adjust your plans before those fears become a reality....
2019-08-07 07:48

The Fed cuts rates and the tariff man tweets: Is the recession threat real? The latest 25 basis point interest rate cut by the Federal Open Market Committee came with the yawn it deserved, though it was one of the most anticipated cuts in recent Fed history. While the small cut did nothing to excite Wall Street and did even ...
2019-08-02 23:00

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could pr...
2019-08-19 08:00

Mexico recession would hasten annual ratings review, S&P warns Ratings agency Standard & Poor's could accelerate its annual review of Mexico's sovereign bonds and state oil company Pemex if the economy enters a recession and growth estimates fall for 2020, an S&P analyst said on Friday....
2019-07-20 16:16

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow says there's 'no recession on the horizon' White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro dismissed concerns about a recession Sunday after markets plummeted on Wednesday but bounced back by the week's end....
2019-08-19 11:00

Maher doubles down on call for recession to oust Trump; says it would be 'very worth' it "Real Time" host Bill Maher doubled down Friday on his desire for the U.S. economy to fall into recession in hopes of blocking a second term for President Trump -- telling his panel of guests any hardship that results would be "very worth" it....
2019-08-17 16:32

Recession watch: 6 financial moves to make when the economy slows down Stocks plunged Wednesday after a brief interest rate dip but if there is an economic downturn there are ways to survive it.       ...
2019-08-16 17:48

Trump lays the groundwork to avoid voters’ recession blame Between poor economic news coming out of China and Germany, the inversion of the yield curve, and trade negotiations with friend and foe alike that have no guarantee of ending positively, signs are mounting that next year’s economy might not be as up...
2019-08-16 14:48

Colbert Says to Beware Trump’s ‘Patented Anti-Recession Elixir’ With 15 months to keep the economy from crashing before the election, the president will pull “every trick in the book he has never read,” Stephen Colbert said....
2019-08-16 12:48

Stocks rattled, oil sinks as bond markets scream recession Asian stocks stumbled and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could portend a recession globally....
2019-08-15 08:48

Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
2019-05-31 09:48

Bill Maher: Recession would be 'worth it' if Trump doesn't get re-elected HBO host Bill Maher continued hoping for a recession on his show "Overtime" Friday, saying that the economic fallout would be "worth it" if it prevented President Trump from serving another term in office....
2019-08-04 17:32

The economy is not falling into a recession, but the slowdown stocks are working, Cramer says "The day-to-day action is going to favor the slowdown stocks and wreak havoc for the industrials, the technology stocks, and worst of all the financials," Jim Cramer says....
2019-08-13 06:48

Oil Steadies As Investors Weigh Recession Risk Against Saudi Assurance Rising U.S. inventories and relative calm in the Middle East over the last week or so are countering the likelihood that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allied producers will......
2019-06-04 13:32

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries....
2019-05-21 15:16

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepen in the face of an economic slump, volatility in the lira curren...
2019-07-06 12:00

Trump and Xi meet Saturday — If it goes poorly, the global economy could teeter into recession Stocks should rally if the U.S. and China agree to new negotiations and a ceasefire in the trade war, but the economic impact of tariffs will continue....
2019-06-27 19:32

Trump, advisers looking at ways to boost U.S. economy as markets fear recession Even as they reject talk of a looming recession, President Donald Trump and his advisers are examining ways to provide a boost to the U.S. economy should it be deemed necessary, officials said....
2019-08-21 01:00

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession The White House is weighing cuts to corporate and payroll taxes, among other measures, to cushion the U.S. economy if an election-year recession hits....
2019-08-21 03:32

Hong Kong on brink of recession as trade war, political protests escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail sales in one of the world's most popular shopping destinations....
2019-08-16 12:48

Dow pares earlier losses in midday as trade and recession concerns linger U.S. stocks pared earlier losses on Wednesday as risk-averse investors sold shares and shoveled money into bonds.       ...
2019-08-07 22:00

'I plead guilty': Larry Kudlow admits he was wrong about 2008 recession NBC host Chuck Todd reminded White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow of his ill-fated prediction in 2007 that there was "no recession coming," as Kudlow praised current economic forecasts....
2019-08-18 20:32

White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage ...
2019-08-19 00:32

Despite a solid economy, Fed cuts its key rate by quarter point to ward off a recession The Fed cut rates by a quarter point despite a solid economy, its first decrease since 2008. Slowing global growth and US-China trade war pose risks.       ...
2019-07-31 21:48

Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government d...
2019-05-29 12:00

Argentines, hurting in the shadow of recession, weigh Macri's plea for patience Argentina's opposition have their sights set on voters like Alfredo Espinoza, 55, a recently laid-off metals worker from the edge of Buenos Aires, looking to tap into rising hardship to rally supporters and win over swing voters disenchanted by Presi...
2019-08-09 18:32

Asia shares edge up as stimulus hopes temper recession worries Asian shares rose on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, boosting riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bonds and gold....
2019-08-20 08:48

Trade war could lead to 'Trump recession'; UK jobs report due - business live Rolling economic and financial news, including new UK unemployment figures and the latest trade war actionIntroduction: Trump threatens China againFears more tariffs could cause a recessionComing up: UK unemployment report 8.34am BST Donald Trump tas...
2019-06-11 10:00

CEO of Wrangler, Lee parent isn't afraid of a recession or tariffs on China-made goods Kontoor Brands put up stronger-than-expected earnings and revenue in its first earnings report as an independent company. Earlier this year, it was spun off from VF Corp....
2019-08-09 00:16

Spiraling Clashes Risk Pushing Hong Kong's Economy Into Recession Pro-democracy unrest sweeping Hong Kong is threatening to tip the trading hub into recession for the first time since the global financial crisis a decade ago, as uncertainty grips an economy already buffeted by the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-09 16:48

Goldman Sachs may lose money on the Apple Card in the next recession, Nomura says Goldman's first credit card is "highly sensitive" to rising net charge offs, and the bank will begin to lose money if losses reach about 8%, Carcache wrote....
2019-08-14 20:00

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the central bank would hold after it ends the runoff of its asset portfolio....
2019-05-23 00:32

The bond market recession signal freaking the markets out could be a false positive The nature of this yield curve inversion may make it not the recession indicator it has been in the past, says equity strategist Tom Lee of Fundstrat....
2019-05-30 08:16

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation....
2019-06-07 19:48

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach warns Fed rate cuts will not stop U.S. recession Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital, warned on Wednesday that rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve are not going to stop recession from happening and that "once the Fed is in easing mode, it is already too late."...
2019-08-15 01:32

Britain faces its highest risk of recession since the crisis, new study warns The U.K. is facing the highest risk of recession since the financial crisis due to Brexit uncertainty and a global economic slowdown, a new study has warned....
2019-07-15 19:48

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries Worries that a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession weighed on Asian equities on Monday, offsetting a welcome a lift from Chinese shares and a stronger-than-expected daily fixing for the yuan....
2019-08-12 10:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil economic activity index falls in Q2, pointing to recession Economic activity in Brazil fell slightly in the three months to June, a central bank indicator showed on Monday, suggesting Latin America's largest economy may have slipped into recession....
2019-08-12 16:00

Robert Shiller says the Fed's rate cut had the opposite intended effect, sparked recession alarm Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller takes issue with the Federal Reserve's rate cut in July, saying it caused psychological harm to the markets....
2019-08-20 18:32

Morgan Stanley sees ‘credible bear case’ for a US recession Interest rate cuts might come too late to save an economy that is dangerously close to slipping into recession, according to Morgan Stanley economists.       ...
2019-07-22 19:48

Model that predicted 2008 financial crisis suggests another recession is coming: expert Canadian economist Campbell Harvey is "very confident" that the inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve could be indicative of another recession on the horizon....
2019-07-05 20:00

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
2019-06-14 08:00

Dow drops 600 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
2019-08-14 18:00

UPDATE 1-Chile's LATAM Airlines posts $63M loss, dragged by Argentina recession Chile's LATAM Airlines Group, South America's largest airline, posted a narrower loss of $63 million in the second quarter, boosted by growing revenue in Brazil but dragged down by a recession in Argentina....
2019-08-14 05:16

Asia stocks trade lower as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia traded lower Thursday morning after the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted overnight, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy....
2019-08-15 02:48

U.S. stock futures, oil slide as trade wars stoke global recession anxiety U.S. stock futures, Asian share markets and oil prices slipped to multi-month lows on Monday on worries intensifying Sino-U.S. tensions and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
2019-06-03 05:16

Dow plummets 800 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
2019-08-15 06:16

Britain at risk of 'full-blown' recession as no-deal Brexit looms - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the Office for Budget Responsibility’s new stress test of the UK economy Newsflash: OBR warns Britain risks ‘full-blown’ recessionHere’s why no-deal would hurtNo-deal Brexit could ...
2019-07-18 22:32

UPDATE 1-DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach warns Fed rate cuts will not stop U.S. recession Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital, warned on Wednesday that rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve are not going to stop a recession from happening and that "once the Fed is in easing mode, it is already too late."...
2019-08-15 01:32

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
2019-06-13 09:16

Euro zone investor morale falls further in July, German recession looms - Sentix Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated yet further in July, confounding expectations for a rise, with positive signals from the equity markets failing to soothe investors who do expect an agreement in the trade conflict soon, a survey showed....
2019-07-08 11:00

The bond market is sending a scary message of recession, rate cuts and an unending trade war Investors rushed into the safety of bonds Thursday and sold stocks, as it appeared the trade war could be prolonged and more painful for the world economy than expected....
2019-05-24 02:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
2019-05-31 05:48

Forget a 2008 Lehman Bros-style crash – this is how a ‘normal’ recession could start | Dan Davies Current political uncertainty or trade restrictions could shock business confidence, but policymakers are fixated on financeThere’s a hoary old proverb in the financial markets that a crisis happens precisely when the institutional memory of the last...
2019-08-16 15:48

Markets slide as Germany faces recession, and US and UK yield curves invert – business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: Dow Jones falls 400+ points in early tradingNEWSFLASH: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’...
2019-08-14 19:00

'The longer the trade war goes on, the weaker China gets': Trump doubles down on tariff threats despite recession concerns NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump has appeared increasingly comfortable with prolonged trade tensions. He has maintained a defiant stance even after a key indicator warned this week that the US economy could be headed for a p...
2019-08-17 19:00

'Dr. Doom' economist Nouriel Roubini sees trade war tipping global economy into a recession The rivalry between the U.S. and China could be so disruptive that it's starting to decouple the global economy and eventually causing a recession, according to Nouriel Roubini....
2019-07-02 15:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated on Wednesday, as investors dumped shares and scurried for the safety of German and U.S. government d...
2019-05-29 12:00

Markets slide as Germany faces recession, and US and UK yield curves invert - business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’ warningUK yield curve has also inverted - a worrying s...
2019-08-14 15:48

CORRECTED-Euro zone investor morale falls further in July, German recession looms -Sentix Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated yet further in July, confounding expectations for a rise, with positive signals from the equity markets failing to soothe investors who do not expect an agreement in the trade conflict soon, a survey show...
2019-07-08 12:48

Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass sees 'shallow recession' potentially in 2020: CNBC Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass told CNBC on Tuesday that he sees a "shallow recession" potentially in 2020, also adding that he thinks U.S. interest rates will follow the global interest rates all the......
2019-08-20 22:32

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before' if he loses 2020 election — but economists are worried he's causing a recession on his own Andrew Burton/Getty Images US President Donald Trump warned Saturday of a massive market crash if he's not re-elected in 2020. The President has previously warned that the economy could tank if he's removed from office. Economists, investors, busi...
2019-06-16 00:00

It's Okay to Take a Break From the Gym Despite what you might think, we all need a break from the gym. Sometimes, it’s out of necessity because of an injury. Other times, it’s because you just don’t have time....
2019-07-18 03:48

Break the Bubbles Yes, we must tax the rich. Yes, we must wrest political power from the rich so that they don’t have it all. But if we ever want to have a less divided society, we must also go to where rich people cocoon themselves, and break that shit up....
2019-05-30 18:16

A Brief Break From The Rain Highs in the 70s are a bit below our average high in the low 80s but I doubt there will be many complaints- Tuesday’s rain-free! Enjoy it while you can, another round of showers & storms fires up late Wednesday, overnight into Thursday morning....
2019-06-11 10:32

Aly & AJ hit road with new EP during acting break Aly & AJ are on a break from acting, not music. The dual-threat duo are on the road in support of their new five-song EP "Sanctuary," a record the sisters say reflects a more mature and introspective outlook (June 3)       ...
2019-06-03 23:48

How to Get a Break From Your Kids While On Vacation As meteorologist Paul Goodloe mused to us about family travel: “If you include the kids, it’s no longer a vacation—we just call that a trip.” Don’t get us wrong: Traversing the world with your children can be a formative experience in which lifelong ...
2019-06-21 04:00

FTC chief willing to break up Big Tech The head of the Federal Trade Commission said he's prepared to break up tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
2019-08-14 03:00

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
2019-05-21 17:16

K-Pop sensation BTS to take first break since 2013 Big Hit Entertainment said a concert Sunday in Seoul was BTS' last scheduled performance before the group begins their "vacations" for the very first time since their 2013 debut....
2019-08-13 08:32

Finally, A Break in the Pattern Scattered showers continue to file in across the Bluegrass. Some of these showers have been heavy rain maker, and they are in no really hurry. Given the slow-moving and intense nature of this activity, the Flash Flood Watch will remain in effect thro...
2019-06-09 23:16

Despite Fears, Aviation’s Future Will Be More Automated In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handled by software and automated systems – as opposed to the friendly pilots sitting in the cockpit....
2019-06-04 21:32

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers increases, so does the courage of its opposition, writes Mirodrag Soric....
2019-07-31 19:48

Oil dives 4.7% on fears of a global slowdown Oil prices tumbled more than 4% on Wednesday to a seven-month low, extending recent heavy losses following a surprise build in U.S. crude stockpiles and fears that demand will shrink due to Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing....
2019-08-07 21:32

The next two months could be make-or-break for Huawei Huawei chairman Liang Hua at a press conference a few days ago deftly avoided giving a direct answer when asked by a reporter whether the Mate 30, expected in October, will launch with a Huawei-designed mobile operating system if the current US ban s...
2019-08-03 21:16

Sam Rockwell says his career could “take a break from racists” The Hollywood Reporter brought actors Hugh Grant, Sam Rockwell, Billy Porter, Diego Luna, Stephan James, and Richard Madden together for a “drama actor roundtable” to talk about their respective careers. Grant hijacks a lot of the conversation with h...
2019-06-07 23:16

Tucson welcomes in Ice Break 2019 TUCSON – On a cloud-covered Sunday afternoon, Tucson finally broke the ice. One hundred degrees was recorded for the first time in 2019 at 2:37 p.m. Sunday at Tucson International Airport. ICE BREAK – Tucson hits 100 degrees for the firs...
2019-06-10 19:16

Another active day before a break the rest of the week TUCSON –  We have an opportunity for monsoon storms this afternoon and evening before we see a break the rest of the work week. Today: Afternoon/evening thunderstorms possible in Tucson and westward (30%). High: 100° Tonight: Drying out after ...
2019-07-24 20:16

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
2019-06-04 20:16

Beyond Meat Aims for Break-Even 2019 Beyond Meat said quarterly sales more than tripled in the meat-replacement supplier’s first financial report since going public in May, though the company continued to lose money as it ramped up production....
2019-06-06 23:48

New Zealand's Ko needs break from golf, says Leadbetter Lydia Ko needs a break from golf to take stock of her career but if she wants to return to the peak of the women's game she has to free herself of her parents' influence, the New Zealander's former coach David Leadbetter has said....
2019-08-06 11:16

Winners of Ice Break 2019 announced TUCSON – It is officially hot! Despite being a little late this year, Tucson hit the triple-digit mark for the first time this year at 2:37 p.m. on June 9. And you know what that means – we have a few winners of our annual Ice Break Chall...
2019-06-11 03:48

| Tiger to take a break after Open flop Tiger Woods will take time off to rest and recuperate after a difficult two days at the Open Championship left him with little chance of making the cut....
2019-07-19 22:32

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
2019-06-09 13:32

K-pop superstars BTS to take 'long-term break' Members of the South Korean boy band BTS want to enjoy their lives as "20-something young men," their manager said. K-pop is known for intense competition, through-the-night practice hours and a demanding dance program....
2019-08-14 11:32

Hammond: No-deal Brexit could break up the UK The chancellor is to challenge the remaining Tory leadership contenders to lay out their "Plan B" if their Brexit proposals falter when one of them becomes prime minister....
2019-06-20 08:16

Yanks mash 5 more HRs vs. O's, break MLB mark The Yankees continued their season-long pummeling of Orioles pitching on Wednesday, hitting five home runs to up their season total against the O's to 52 and break the record for home runs against an opponent in one season....
2019-08-08 08:32

Ars on your lunch break: The fate we might be making for ourselves Enlarge / Suck it, Skynet. Today we’re presenting the second installment of my conversation with Naval Ravikant about existential risks. Naval is one of tech’s most successful angel investors and the founder of multiple startups—including seed-sta...
2019-06-19 09:16

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2 on Friday night. Arizona had been held to...
2019-05-25 10:48

Fan Bingbing and Fiancé Li Chen Break Up Fan Bingbing and Li Chen have called it quits, almost two years after getting engaged. On Thursday, the X-Men: Days of Future Past star took to her Weibo page to announce the couple's......
2019-06-27 21:32

Ars on your lunch break: There’s hope, and we’ll all be fine… probably Enlarge / This robot doesn't want to murder you or give you weaponized SARSbola! It just wants to vaccinate you! (Probably!) (credit: Donald Iain Smith / Getty) Today we’re presenting the fourth and final installment of my conversation with Naval R...
2019-06-20 19:16

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have tried to storm the parliament building in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and are calling for the government’s resignation. The unrest was sparked by the appearance Thursday of Russian legisl...
2019-06-20 21:48

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
2019-05-22 02:16

We sell our pizzas for $16.50. Here's how the costs break down. The day my boyfriend put giardiniera on a pizza changed my life forever. That boyfriend, now my husband, is a third-generation pizza maker, and his suburban Chicago family pizzeria has served tavern-style pies and other Chicago-style Italian fare sin...
2019-06-18 05:32

The F-35 Could Reportedly Break Itself if it Goes Too Fast, And Other F-35 Problems The F-35’s myriad problems are really now just a running gag. But its latest ones are wild, ranging from buyers feeling that they’re being spied on through the jets to the potential for structural damage if flown fast at very high altitudes, which is...
2019-06-19 07:48

FTC chief prepared to break up Big Tech — if he ‘has to’ The head of the FTC said he's prepared to break up big tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
2019-08-15 03:48

FTC Chief: Well Yes, We Could Break Up Big Tech, But Only If We Really, Really Wanted to or Something The chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Chairman Joe Simons, acknowledged in an interview on Tuesday that perhaps maybe, just maybe, one outcome of an FTC task force inquiry into whether tech giants violated anticompetition laws could be forcing t...
2019-08-14 12:32

5 ways to make the most of your lunch break Always dining al desko? This new initiative could help you get active during those precious 60 minutes of 'you time' - there are even some free classes to attend...
2019-05-24 19:00

Will robots take my job? No, but they will break it into tiny bits Robots will take our jobs in name only. They are actually fragmenting them in a way that undermines our ability to find full-time work, warns Annalee Newitz...
2019-06-27 21:48

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rose 1% on Friday, with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5%, on fears the United States could attack Iran and disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
2019-06-21 23:16

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
2019-06-07 17:32

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
2019-06-19 05:32

British town evacuated over fears of dam collapse Authorities in northwest England have said damage to a reservoir dam near Whaley Bridge "poses a significant threat to life." Residents have been told to expect to stay away from the area for several days....
2019-08-02 06:32

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The social network will also be required to establish an independent privacy committe...
2019-07-25 00:32

Poland challenges EU's new copyright law over censorship fears The EU's contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Court of Justice arguing that the law's requirement for filtering content had the poten...
2019-05-26 13:32

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
2019-06-08 13:00

Brent oil up 5% this week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Brent oil rallied above $65 per barrel on Friday and was on track for a 5% gain this week on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
2019-06-21 14:32

Oil rises despite fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices rose on Monday despite worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as crude....
2019-08-12 18:32

Brent oil up 6% in one week on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Brent oil rallied above $65 per barrel and was set to notch up a 6% gain this week on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
2019-06-21 13:16

Oil rises 0.8% despite fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices rose on Monday despite worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as crude....
2019-08-13 11:48

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quantity...
2019-07-10 18:32

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then panic....
2019-05-24 01:48

California’s Recent Earthquakes Are Reigniting Fears of the ‘Big One’ RIDGECREST, Calif. — Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready when the long-dreaded “Big One”...
2019-07-08 15:32

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called GDPR....
2019-06-20 13:16

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. and escalating U.S.-Iran tensions....
2019-05-28 16:48

BA and Lufthansa cancel flights over terrorism fears British Airways announced Saturday that flights to Cairo were being canceled for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment." The announcement came as the UK Foreign Office warned citizens traveling to Egypt of a "heightened risk of ...
2019-07-22 09:32

Oil falls on fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices fell on Monday amid worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as oil....
2019-08-12 13:32

Oil's Slide Highlights Global-Growth Fears Oil prices have remained soft this month despite rising geopolitical tensions and threats of supply disruptions, the latest sign that investors fear trade friction will hit global growth and sap demand for crude....
2019-06-17 03:16

500,000 tumble dryers set to be recalled in UK over fire fears In an "unprecedented" step, the government plans to order a company to recall hundreds of thousands of tumble dryers over fears they pose a fire safety risk....
2019-06-11 20:16

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached the point of no return. You tip-toed hesitantly out to the edge, the lifeguards snarling at you to hurr...
2019-07-04 03:16

Britain already at 'significant risk' of recession due to Brexit, leading economists warn Britain has been so hard hit by Brexit that there is a "significant risk" that it is already tipping into recession, leading economists warned today....
2019-07-22 15:48

Euro zone bond yields, euro drop as German manufacturing recession deepens Euro zone government bond yields and the euro fell on Wednesday after data showed Germany's manufacturing recession had deepened, with the performance of goods producers dropping to the lowest level in seven years....
2019-07-24 11:00

Man punched to his death trying to break up brawl in the Bronx A man was punched to death while attempting to break up a brawl outside of a Bronx deli, police said Friday. The 57-year-old intervened in a fight on the sidewalk in front of 5 East Mt. Eden Avenue in West Concourse at 1:20 a.m., police said. Chief o...
2019-07-19 23:48

The under-the-radar fantasy baseball targets set to break out Now that the All-Star break is fully within our rearview mirror, it is time for fantasy baseball owners to make that push toward a championship. Hopefully, you used the time off from daily lineup decisions to assess your roster, your place in the sta...
2019-07-14 08:16

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
2019-07-18 09:32

Penguins break into New Zealand sushi stall, again New Zealand police have returned two blue penguins to their natural habitat after they refused to leave a sushi store in Wellington. The "waddling vagrants" had been removed once before....
2019-07-17 17:48

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
2019-05-22 16:16

Oro Valley Police responds to gas line break TUCSON – Oro Valley Police is responding to a gas line break Thursday morning. The intersection of La Cholla Boulevard and Naranja Drive is closed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area. Traffic Alert La Cholla and Naranja is closed in all directio...
2019-06-06 17:00

Ars on your lunch break: Let’s talk about the extinction of humanity Enlarge / It looks so peaceful up there. (credit: alxpin / Getty) Welcome back to Ars on your Lunch Break! It’s been a while since we’ve done this, so I’ll start with a brief orientation. This series is built around the After On Podcast—which itsel...
2019-06-18 05:48

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
2019-05-25 11:16

Climate change could break the heat index It’s not the heat, it’s the … killer heat index. As the Big Apple bakes with higher-than-normal temps this week, a new study suggests that the number of dangerously hot days each year will skyrocket this century if climate change is not addressed. In...
2019-07-16 16:48

UN hosts Yemeni talks to break stalemate New steps to salvage a ceasefire at Hodeida, a Yemeni port crucial for aid deliveries to civilians, have been agreed, say UN officials. Yemeni government and rebel representatives met on a ship in the Red Sea....
2019-07-16 01:48

Tim Dowling: I love camping, but will this trip break me? Our tent is not suitable for most forms of camping, because it’s heavy and has the footprint of a bouncy castleMy wife is worried about some dental work she faces later in the afternoon, and her apprehension is colouring the discussion we’re having a...
2019-06-29 08:00

The US economy is about to break a record. These 11 charts show why The United States is nearing its longest economic expansion on record, but the recovery was gradual and uneven for many Americans. Here's how far it has come since the Great Recession ended in 2009....
2019-06-07 20:16

Uranium Giant Cameco Can't Catch a Break Jitters over a nuclear accident in Russia, while they won’t affect civilian nuclear demand, are the latest in a cascade of negative sentiment for the Canadian company....
2019-08-13 22:48

Talks break down between USWNT and US Soccer over equal pay Meditation talks between US Soccer and the United States women's soccer team over a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the players earlier this year have broken down, according to a spokesperson for the players....
2019-08-16 23:48

Bruins vs. Blues: St. Louis will need to break this trend to win Nobody bounces back like the Blues and the Bruins! While that’s a natural part of survivorship bias — teams that don’t bounce back from losses don’t last very long in the playoffs — both the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins truly have been very impr...
2019-06-06 23:48

How to Get Back Into Motorcycles After a Long Break From Riding The Craigslist ad was for a mint-condition 1997 Honda ST1100, with an aftermarket seat, a tall windscreen, and new tires. I saw from the background in the photos that the bike was parked in front of a house just around the corner from me....
2019-06-14 18:32

‘Too Bad,’ Trump Says of Attempted Break-In at Cummings’s Home The 68-year-old congressman said he yelled to scare the intruder away after his security system warned him of the burglary at his West Baltimore home....
2019-08-02 22:16

City break in Turku – where the Finnish started Finland’s oldest city and former capital is well worth a visit, with buzzing bars, restaurants and museums, plus 20,000 islets to exploreQuiz question: which is the oldest city in Finland and became the capital in 1809? No, not Helsinki – Turku. This...
2019-06-01 11:48

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a market for virtual reality video gaming....
2019-07-14 18:16

EU leaders seek to break stalemate on top jobs The divided European Union's 28 national leaders were to spend a third consecutive day on Tuesday arm-wrestling over who should hold the bloc's most prominent jobs until nearly 2025....
2019-07-02 01:32

Theresa May's successor 'must break Brexit deadlock' Business leaders fear Conservative leadership contenders will back no dealToday’s political developments - live updatesTheresa May announces she will resign on 7 JuneTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayBusiness leaders have warned that...
2019-05-25 06:48

Should I ignore the gut feelings telling me to break up with my boyfriend? He is the best partner I have had in many ways, so I don’t know why I feel this wayI am a 38-year-old woman and have been with my boyfriend, 32, for two years. I’ve swung between thinking we should break up, and convincing myself we can make it work ...
2019-06-21 13:16

Mets vs. Phillies: Aaron Nola will get it done before the break “Wah! Wah! Wah!” Megan Rapinoe called out critics who said teammate Alex Morgan’s celebratory sip of English tea was disrespectful. A day later Wah-pinoe was the one whining. She is complaining the Women’s World Cup final has to share the spotlight w...
2019-07-07 18:48

CBS goes dark for 6.5M customers as contract talks with AT&T break down Amid tense contract negotiations between CBS and AT&T, the network went dark for 6.5 million DirecTV, U-verse and DirecTV Now customers across the country Saturday....
2019-07-21 12:00

Deranged passenger arrested for trying to break into cockpit The crew and passengers aboard a Delta flight detained a lunatic who tried to barge into the cockpit — shouting that he “came to save the world” and forcing the New York-bound flight to return to Puerto Rico, police and the airline said. ...
2019-07-03 19:48

Brief Break For Summer But An Active Weekend Inbound Thursday’s cold front finally cleared the Commonwealth and set us up for a nice Friday. The summer solstice occurs just before noon and for one brief, shining moment it’ll actually feel like it! Expect a partly sunny and dry afternoon wit...
2019-06-21 10:16

| Thiem keen to break Canadian duck Montreal Masters second seed Dominic Thiem remained confident on Monday that he is in position to win a first ATP match in Canada after five career defeats....
2019-08-06 01:32

Here's how many people claimed this new 20% small-business tax break More than 14 million tax returns claimed the new 20% qualified business income deduction in 2018, according to IRS data through May 23. How to know if you qualify....
2019-08-07 20:16

Ellis never in doubt U.S. would break through dogged Dutch United States coach Jill Ellis was always confident her team would break down a defensive Netherlands side in the women's World Cup final on Sunday, despite the European champions holding off the usually quick-firing U.S. for an hour of play....
2019-07-07 22:00

Infamous Missouri Planned Parenthood gets another big break St. Louis’ notorious Planned Parenthood clinic has been given yet another extension that will allow it to operate for several more months without a valid license....
2019-07-04 05:48

Ellis never in doubt USA would break through dogged Dutch "Jill Ellis was always confident her team would break down the Netherlands in the women\u0027s World Cup final, despite the European champions holding out for an hour of play."...
2019-07-07 23:00

Ferrari need a break, says former technical director Brawn Sebastian Vettel will have gone a year without a win by the time Formula One regroups in Belgium at the end of the month, and the Ferrari driver will have plenty to chew on over the August break....
2019-08-06 20:48

Ferrari Formula 1 team has "much to do" before summer break Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto says his team has "much to do" before the mandatory two-week summer shutdown kicks in, but believes the break is sorely needed...
2019-08-06 11:16

All-Star break: Plenty of love and hate to go around Mail time. First half is in the books and the people have spoken. The Good: Joe Miegoc: “Love your stuff.” Lee Heydolph: “Honestly, read you first in The Post daily. … Billy Joel yesterday to Flounder today. … Damn, I love it … keep...
2019-07-10 20:32

House Democrats Unveil Tax-Break Extensions House Democrats are proposing to extend dozens of lapsed and expiring tax breaks through the end of 2020, releasing legislation that will mark the beginning of what’s likely to a months-long negotiation with Senate Republicans and the Trump administr...
2019-06-18 22:16

Global Chip Makers Can't Catch a Break Just when the global semiconductor industry seems to be taking a breather from one geopolitical conflict, another one is rearing its head, as tensions between Japan and South Korea worsen....
2019-07-02 18:32

Break Into Your Car Safely with a Door Stop and Metal Rod There comes a time in every car owner’s life when they lock their keys in their vehicle, or lose them completely. Sure, you can pay to have a professional break into your car for you...or you can just learn how to do it yourself to save both time and...
2019-06-05 19:00

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
2019-05-24 19:48

Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment Iran announced Sunday it will increase its uranium enrichment to an unspecified level beyond the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, furthering heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S. (July 7)       &#...
2019-07-07 17:48

| Ferrari duo ready for a break after Hungarian disappointment Sebastian Vettel said he was ready to take a break from Formula One after he and Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc finished third and fourth in the Hungarian Grand Prix....
2019-08-04 22:16

The former reserves who could make or break the Jets’ season With a new season set to begin, here are five Jets to watch when training camp starts Thursday: QB Sam Darnold It is Year 2 for the franchise quarterback, and all eyes will be on him through camp and the preseason for signs of improvement. New coach ...
2019-07-21 10:32

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the maintenance room, which was under control less than an ho...
2019-05-25 05:16

GM moves closer to securing Missouri tax break State senators passed incentives that would give GM $50 million in tax credits over 10 years in return for a $750 million investment to expand a light-truck assembly plant....
2019-05-21 14:38

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
2019-06-10 05:00

New Smart Glass Alerts Police if There's a Break-In With hundreds of office towers, hospitals, schools, retail and residential buildings as customers, View aims to upend the traditional window industry with its smart windows....
2019-07-23 13:32

Fears grow that WW2 wreck could explode on Kent coast Experts divided over risk from US munitions ship that sank 75 years ago near SheernessIt is 75 years this Tuesday since the SS Richard Montgomery sank off the Kent coast on its way to allied-occupied France. But the remains of the US cargo vessel, wh...
2019-08-18 06:16

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their market power....
2019-06-04 12:49

Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recessi...
2019-06-01 03:32

B.C. snowpacks near 40-year lows prompting drought fears The B.C. River Forecast Centre says snow levels have dropped significantly since the beginning of the month due to persistently hot weather and rapid melt....
2019-05-22 20:32

India had driest June in five years, fears for crops India had its driest June in five years because monsoon rains were delayed, the weather department said late on Sunday, raising fears for crops and the broader economy....
2019-06-30 23:16

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding from the Arkansas River. Officials say in a Faceb...
2019-06-01 17:16

Brexit and diesel fears stall car sales, says new research Exclusive Autocar survey finds sales being delayed by worries over Brexit and diesel As news of yet another monthly fall in new car sales emerged last week, there is strong new evidence that substantial numbers of car buyers are delaying purchases a...
2019-05-21 14:32

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
2019-05-22 10:32

Fears of thugs-for-hire in Hong Kong after mob attack Six men have been arrested in Hong Kong in connection with a seemingly unprovoked and indiscriminate mob attack that injured 45 people at a metro station on Sunday night and outraged a city not used to such violent scenes....
2019-07-23 18:32

Heathrow brushes off fears Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14bn scheme....
2019-06-18 18:16

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
2019-06-18 20:16

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security firms have seen signs hacking attempts in the past week....
2019-06-22 04:48

New California quakes stir fears of 'the Big One,' which is decades overdue Dr. Lucy Jones is certain "the Big One" -- the devastating, long-predicted, long overdue earthquake in Southern California along one of the United States' most dangerous fault lines -- is on its way....
2019-07-23 12:00

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 23:48

Oil on Track for Bear Market Due to Global-Growth Fears Oil prices were on track to sink into a bear market on Wednesday, falling more than 20% below their April peaks, as the global-growth worries gripping financial markets were compounded by fears of a supply glut....
2019-06-05 19:00

Genoa's relegation fears linger after draw with Cagliari "A late Domenico Criscito penalty earned Genoa a 1-1 Serie A draw at home to Cagliari on Saturday but Cesare Prandelli’s side remain at risk of relegation."...
2019-05-21 15:32