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Trade war may steer tax cuts" windfall to even more buybacks

The escalating trade war between the United States and China may prompt U.S. companies to shift money they had earmarked for capital expenditures into stock buybacks instead, pushing record levels of corporate share repurchases even higher......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

Here"s how Jim Cramer thinks tariffs will affect consumers

Jim Cramer points to the action in retail stocks as a sign that the economic windfall from the U.S.-China trade spat won't affect U.S. consumers as much as people think......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 21st, 2018

Cramer says it"s "highly unlikely" tariff costs will all trickle down to consumers

Jim Cramer points to the action in retail stocks as a sign that the economic windfall from the U.S.-China trade spat won't affect U.S. consumers as much as people think......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneySep 20th, 2018

China cuts U.S. Treasury holdings as trade war starts heating up

China’s holdings of U.S. Treasuries fell to a six-month low in July, just as a trade war between the world’s two largest economies began heating up......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 18th, 2018

Pakistan Takes Emergency Steps to Patch Budget

Imran Khan’s new Pakistan government introduced emergency budget measures just weeks after coming into office, introducing spending cuts and tax increases to grapple with budget and trade deficits......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 18th, 2018

Oil steady as Iran sanction fears face U.S.-China trade tensions

Oil prices were little changed on Monday as market participants weighed potential supply cuts from U.S. sanctions on Iran with deepening trade tensions between the United States and China that could dent global crude demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 17th, 2018

Fed Governor Lael Brainard Talks Trade, Tax Cuts, Mortgage Rates At Detroit Economic Club

While trade disputes are a source of uncertainty, they're not yet making a substantial dent in economic figures, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said Wednesday.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 12th, 2018

Wall Street higher as tax cut hopes keep trade war fears at bay

U.S. stock indexes were higher on Monday, boosted by the consumer discretionary sector and as hopes for a new round of tax cuts overshadowed fears of an escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade war......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 10th, 2018

U.S. Stock Markets Continue to Outperform China"s Equity Markets

U.S. stock index futures are higher as hopes for a new round of tax cuts overshadowed anxiety over global trade issues......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesSep 10th, 2018

Wall Street opens higher as tax cut hopes outshine trade fears

U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday as hopes for a fresh round of tax cuts overshadowed fears of an escalation in the trade war between the United States and China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 10th, 2018

U.S. Trade Deficit Posted Biggest Increase in July Since 2015

The U.S. trade deficit posted its biggest monthly increase in almost three and a half years in July, as tax cuts and higher federal spending goosed up domestic demand while a cooling economy overseas hampered exports......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 5th, 2018

U.S. Trade Deficit Posts Biggest Increase in July Since 2015

The U.S. trade deficit posted its biggest monthly increase in almost three and a half years in July, as tax cuts and higher federal spending goosed up domestic demand while a cooling economy overseas hampered exports......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 5th, 2018

Hawaiian Airlines cuts outlook in wake of Hurricane Lane, shares fall

Shares of Hawaiian Holdings Inc. dropped 1.9% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the company's Hawaiian Airlines subsidiary lowered its unit revenue and capacity guidance in the wake of .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2018

Dow cuts session loss in afternoon trade, but Nike and 3M"s stocks keep index in the red

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was slashing its losses in late-Tuesday trade, but declines in shares of .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2018

Global stocks still hooked on buybacks; trade war snaring more bulls: Reuters poll

The historic run-up in world shares will continue through 2019, but the outlook for almost half of the major bourses polled by Reuters has slipped, with many now only expected to recoup losses from this year's sell-off......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 2nd, 2018

Experts worry trade war could dampen momentum

A group of economists and real estate executives debated the U.S. and Global Outlook: Tax Cuts, Trade Wars and Rising Interest Rates during a symposium hosted by Atlantic Environmental Solutions Inc. Par.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 29th, 2018

German, U.S. companies concerned despite EU trade truce with Trump: survey

Nearly three out of four companies doing business in Germany and the United States doubt that a U.S.-European trade truce reached last month will be followed by a lasting agreement on large-scale tariff cuts, a survey showed on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 28th, 2018

U.S.-China trade talks optimism lifts shares, oil gains

A gauge of global equity markets rose on Monday on hopes U.S.-China trade talks this week will diffuse the dispute, while Turkey's lira fell anew on cuts to the country's credit ratings and after shots were fired outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 20th, 2018

Cautious optimism for U.S.-China trade talks lifts shares

Shares rose worldwide on Monday on hopes of a resolution to the U.S.-China trade row at talks this week, while Turkey's lira fell after cuts to the country's credit ratings and shots were fired outside the U.S. embassy in Ankara......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 20th, 2018

Forecaster of the Month: Here’s a conservative economist who doesn’t think Trump fixed everything

The forecaster of the month likes the tax cuts and deregulation, but he think the Trump White House is mismanaging the trade war......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018

We"re far from recession, says Fiduciary Trust"s Carin Pai

Earnings are delivering as expected, tax cuts benefits far outweigh trade war fears, and an inverted yield curve is not always a sign of an upcoming recession, says Carin Pai, executive vice president at Fiduciary Trust. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 9th, 2018