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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

Share Buybacks, the Latest Tool to Calm Markets, Surge in China

Chinese companies have bought back record amounts of stock this year, helping offset souring market sentiment caused by trade tensions and economic weakness......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsj5 hr. 47 min. ago

Investors flee oil as stock rout, OPEC doubts turn up pressure

Investors fled oil in droves on Tuesday, repelled by a toxic mix that included a global selloff in stocks, rising doubts on OPEC’s commitment to production cuts and escalating trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral14 hr. 32 min. ago

Crude rises slightly despite oversupply fears

Crude futures rose ahead of settlement in choppy trade on Monday, supported by a reported drawdown of U.S. oil inventories, potential European Union sanctions on Iran and possible OPEC production cuts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

Brent crude slips as investors fear another glut

Brent crude futures fell in choppy trade on Monday, under pressure from growing supply but supported by a reported drawdown of U.S. oil inventories, potential European Union sanctions on Iran and possible OPEC production cuts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

Oil climbs on prospect of OPEC cuts despite lingering U.S.-China trade concerns

Oil prices rose by around 1 percent on Monday amid expectations that top exporter Saudi Arabia will push producer club OPEC to cut supply towards year-end......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

Oil rises on expected OPEC cuts, but markets wary on trade woes

Oil prices rose on Monday as traders expected top exporter Saudi Arabia to push producer club OPEC to cut supply toward year-end......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

New Report Warns Retailers Could See Weak Holiday Sales 

A sugar high - from debt-fueled tax cuts - is expected to wear off in the near term, contracting economic growth coupled with a deepening trade war, could lead to the next financial crisis. One looming threat to .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 16th, 2018

Oil: supply glut weighs, sources say Russia to steer clear of OPEC cuts

Russia wants to stay out of any oil-production cuts touted in an OPEC-led supply pact, Russian sources told Reuters. As David Pollard reports, it could weigh on sentiment in markets already facing record supply levels......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 15th, 2018

Cameo landing windfall orders amid US-China trade dispute

Network equipment maker Cameo Communications is bracing for brisk sales in the fourth quarter of 2018 as more of its clients are shifting orders to Taiwan amid the escalating US-China trade dispute, according to company CFO and COO Victor Lee......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 15th, 2018

Apple"s stock falls after Guggenheim downgrades, cuts earnings outlook

Shares of Apple Inc. fell 0.4% in premarket trade Wednesday, which puts them in danger of a fifth-straight decline, after the.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Apple"s stock falls after Goldman cuts price target, iPhone unit estimates

Shares of Apple Inc. dropped 1.4% in premarket trade Tuesday, after Goldman Sachs slashed its price target by 13% and cut iPhone unit estimates in the wake of a p.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Apple"s stock dives further in premarket, after Lumentum cuts outlook

Shares of Apple Inc. took a dive in premarket trade Monday, to be down 2.4%, after Lumentum Holdings Inc. slashed its .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

Asian shares edge higher, investors brace for U.S. elections

Asian shares inched up on Tuesday, supported by Wall Street gains although momentum was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump's big tax cuts and hostile trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Asian shares waver as investors brace for U.S. elections

Asian shares wavered on Tuesday with sentiment tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump's big tax cuts and hostile trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Asian shares wobble, investors brace for U.S. elections

Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, supported by Wall Street gains although sentiment was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump's big tax cuts and hostile trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Asian shares inch up, investors brace for U.S. elections

Asian shares ticked up in early Tuesday trade, supported by Wall Street gains although sentiment was tempered ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the first major electoral test of President Donald Trump's big tax cuts and hostile trade policies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Alibaba cuts sales forecast on economic uncertainty, trade fears

China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd lowered its full-year sales forecast on Friday due to concerns about the economic impact of a U.S.-China trade spat, which the company expects will dent revenue ahead of its top sale season......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

China Cuts Iran Oil Purchases Ahead of U.S. Sanctions

China is cutting some of its oil trade with Iran after vowing for months to resist U.S. sanctions on the exports, providing Washington with an unexpected boost to its efforts to isolate the Islamic Republic......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 26th, 2018

S&P 500 Has Shed $1.7 Trillion Since Its All-Time High, Wiping Out All Its 2018 Gains

It's not a market for the faint hearted. Tax cuts haven’t been enough to keep the stock market away from trade war fears in 2018. Carrying on a mon.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 24th, 2018

S&P 500 Has Shed $1.7 Trillion in the Weeks Since Its All-Time High, Wiping Out All Its 2018 Gains

It's not a market for the faint hearted. Tax cuts haven’t been enough to keep the stock market away from trade war fears in 2018. Carrying on a mon.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 24th, 2018