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The Fed Notes a Capex Slump as Trade Tensions Weigh on Spending Plans

The Fed observes that business fixed investment “had moderated from its rapid pace earlier in the year,” when capital spending had been “growing strongly.”.....»»

Category: topSource: barronsNov 9th, 2018

How Trade Tensions Will Test Companies and Investors

It’s not just the direct impact on targeted goods. Uncertainty over tariffs may cause businesses to delay or change spending and hiring plans......»»

Category: topSource: barronsApr 13th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock market slump as trade tensions weigh; consumer-staples shares lead losses

U.S. stocks on Monday, trade lower, albeit off session lows, with the Dow industrials on track for a five-day skid, as trade-war fears take center stage......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2018

Europe Markets: Europe stock benchmarks slump as trade worries weigh; BOE hikes rates

European stocks skid firmly lower Thursday as trade tensions between the U.S. and China appear to meet with fresh escalation, with Germany’s main benchmark dragged lower by concerns about the impact of tariff action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 2nd, 2018

Philly Fed Finds Trump Tax Relief More Than Offsets Adverse Effect From Trade War

For all the concerns that Trump's trade war and tariff increases could jeopardize corporate capital spending plans, resulting in a broader economic slump, a Special Question p.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 18th, 2018

Governments Urged to Ready Stimulus for Next Downturn

The OECD said governments need to prepare plans for a synchronized boost in spending to fight the next downturn, given that central banks have largely run out of ammunition to fight a slowdown, but tensions over trade could make that difficult......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2018

DRAM capex to plunge 28% in 2019, says IC Insights

DRAM capital spending will fall 28% in 2019, due to economic and trade uncertainties, and softer demand keeping pressure on DRAM ASPs, according IC Insights......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 15th, 2019

Semiconductor industry capex forecast to slump in 2019 and 2020, says IC Insights

The global semiconductor industry's capital spending is forecast to drop in both 2019 and 2020, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJun 28th, 2019

Global chipmakers rally on Micron"s upbeat results, Huawei shipments

Shares of chipmakers rose on Wednesday after Micron Technology Inc forecast a recovery in chip demand in the second half of the year, easing concerns that rising trade tensions would exacerbate a slump in the sector......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 26th, 2019

Trade tensions weigh on Wall St., hopes of rate cut limit losses

Wall Street's main indexes dropped on Wednesday on worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington hardened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Wall Street set to open lower as trade tensions weigh

Wall Street was set to open slightly lower on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war was heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losses were limited by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Market Snapshot: Dow logs 6-day winning streak as U.S.-Mexico trade tensions recede

U.S. stocks close higher Monday, with the Dow gaining for the sixth session in a row, as investors continued to snap up global equities after the U.S. dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 10th, 2019

Trump"s Mexico reprieve offers rare good news for world economy

President Donald Trump’s reversal of plans for new tariffs on Mexico is rare good news for a world economy that’s being buffeted by escalating U.S.-China trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 8th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil climbs sharply at settlement on report U.S. may delay U.S. tariffs on Mexico

After spending much of Thursday’s session struggling for direction, oil futures climb sharply by the settlement, as a report that the U.S. may delay tariffs on Mexico helped ease concerns over trade tensions that threaten to hurt energy demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2019

Here’s what people think about retiring early and Trump’s tariff threats dragging down stocks

Readers weigh in on collecting Social Security early, paying off a mortgage before retirement and how President Trump's trade wars are impacting retirement plans......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 6th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets mixed as traders weigh trade tensions vs. hopes of Fed rate cut

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Thursday as investors weighed pessimism over global trade tensions against optimism that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2019

Fed says contacts worry about trade war; economy growing modestly

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday reported that its contacts at companies across the country were worried that international trade tensions could weigh on business even as economic activity picked up......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2019

Mexico secures Monday talk in Washington on US tariff threat

Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez plans to meet in Washington on Monday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in an effort to defuse rising trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 2nd, 2019

Stocks slump after US expands trade war to Mexico

U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 31st, 2019

Stocks slump on rising fears about the economy

Stocks fell Wednesday as bond yields declined again, triggering concerns about the economic outlook. Increasing trade tensions in the China-U.S. trade fight also weighed on markets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 29th, 2019

Stocks slump on rising fears about the economy

Stocks fell Wednesday as bond yields declined again, triggering concerns about the economic outlook. Increasing trade tensions in the China-U.S. trade fight also weighed on markets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 29th, 2019