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'I think we'll have a deal (with China),' Trump says

'I think we'll have a deal (with China),' Trump says

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Wall Street's main market gauges flickered into life on Friday afternoon in New York, reversing early losses and moving into the green, on the heels of upbeat remarks from the US Pr... [more]

Europe close: More dovish ECB helps offset political uncertainty

Europe close: More dovish ECB helps offset political uncertainty

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Stocks on the Continent finished slightly lower amid jitters that a possible no-confidence vote against the British Prime Minister might crystallise over the weekend with sentiment ... [more]

US open: Stocks mostly down as 'cult' stock Nvidia misses on revenue, again

US open: Stocks mostly down as 'cult' stock Nvidia misses on revenue, again

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - US stocks opened mostly down on Friday as investors mulled over the latest developments in Sino-US relations, while disappointing earnings from chip maker Nvidia weighed on sentimen... [more]

US industrial production rises in October, boosted by output of business equipment

US industrial production rises in October, boosted by output of business equipment

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - US industrial production edged higher last month on the back of sharp increases in the output of business equipment and construction. According to the Federal Reserve, industrial pr... [more]

US interest rates closer to 'neutral', Fed's Clarida says

US interest rates closer to 'neutral', Fed's Clarida says

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - The US central bank's second-in-command noted recent volatility in stock markets, but continued to defend the need for gradual rate hikes. Indeed, in an interview with broadcaster... [more]

ECB's Draghi confident, but argues for patience and persistence

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Outgoing European Central Bank President, Mario Draghi, sounded a confident note on the outlook for the euro area economy, describing a recent slowdown as a 'soft patch', but said p... [more]

Nvidia shares plunged 19% after reporting weak Q3 results

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Nvidia stock fell by as much as 19% in extended hours trading on Thursday and continues to plunge on Friday after the company reported results for the third quarter of its 2019 fisc... [more]

Blackberry to buy AI and cybersecurity group Cylance for $1.4bn

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Blackberry has agreed to buy artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company Cylance for $1.4bn in cash. The deal, which also includes the assumption of unvested employee awards, ... [more]

US pre-open: Stocks seen lower as investors mull Sino-US relations, earnings

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - US stocks looked poised for a weaker open on Friday as investors mulled over the latest developments in Sino-US relations, with chip makers likely to see some pressure following dis... [more]

Huawei aims to become number one smartphone maker by 2020

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Huawei boss Richard Yu said he aims to make the company the number one smartphone player in the world by 2020 after overtaking Apple this year. The Chinese tech giant became the sec... [more]

Europe midday: Stocks dip amid Brexit uncertainty, despite 'dovish' Draghi

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Investors are exercising caution going into the weekend, given the risk that a no-confidence vote against the British Prime Minister might materialise and with sentiment further dam... [more]

Asia report: Markets mixed as sentiment takes a Brexit-fuelled dive

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Markets in Asia finished in a mixed state on Friday, with sentiment taking a hit from ongoing political turmoil in the UK, as a number of ministers resigned from Theresa May's gover... [more]

Kim Jong-Un supervises tests of new North Korean 'tactical' weapon

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un inspected a new "tactical" weapon for the first time in nearly a year this week, reported the country's state media on Friday. The Korean Central News... [more]

Walmart's wages targeted by new Bernie Sanders legislation

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Walmart has been targeted by a new bill that would prevent large companies from completing stock buy-backs unless their employees are paid at least $15 an hour, which was introduced... [more]

US sets sanctions on 17 Saudi officials over Khashoggi murder

Fri, 16 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - The US imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi Arabian officials late on Thursday after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month. The sanctions come after Saudi Arabia's ... [more]

US close: Stocks reverses earlier losses as investors remain hopeful of improved US-China relations

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - US stocks closed higher on Thursday, reversing losses seen in the previous session, as the dollar surged against the pound and investors continued to eye the headlines around trade ... [more]

Europe close: Stocks dip with UK and Italian politics in focus

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Stocks across the Continent finished near their worst levels of the session as investors digested the ongoing political convulsions in London, even as they kept a wary eye on the It... [more]

Tobacco stocks fall as FDA cracks down on ecig flavours

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Tobacco stocks tumbled on Wall Street after US regulators announced new restrictions on flavoured electronic cigarettes. In an effort to combat youth access to nicotine-containing... [more]

US open: Dow Jones on track for longest decline in five months

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Wall Street trading began with losses on Thursday, following on from those seen during the previous session, as the dollar surged against the pound and investors continued to eye he... [more]

October US retail sales rise as expected

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - US retail sales grew more quickly than expected last month, boosted by sales of motor vehicles, building materials and at gasoline stations. Total retail sales volumes grew at a 0.8... [more]

Philly Fed index drops more than expected in November

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Manufacturing conditions in the Philadelphia region deteriorated more than expected in November, according to a survey released on Thursday. The Philadelphia Fed's index for current... [more]

Empire State manufacturing index unexpectedly ticks higher

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Business conditions in the New York region unexpectedly improved in November, according to a survey from the New York Fed. The Empire State manufacturing index rose to 23.3 from 21.... [more]

US jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - US jobless claims edged only slightly higher last week, but some economists believed there were signs in the data that, at least for now, momentum in the jobs market might be toppin... [more]

US pre-open: Stocks to rise ahead of data slew; Walmart Q3 earnings impress

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - US stocks looked poised for gains at the open on Thursday following losses in the previous session, as the dollar surged against the pound, with investors still eyeing trade relatio... [more]

Cryptocurrencies drop 12% to hit a one-year low

Thu, 15 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - Cryptocurrencies were adding to their Wednesday plunge with the best-known of them, Bitcoin, down 12.61% to $5,428. It was the biggest cryptocurrency sell-off since February, Bloomb... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Charter Communications Inc. 328.54 3.16 23:02
KLA-Tencor Corp. 96.90 2.60 23:04
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. 70.33 2.42 23:00
Xilinx Inc. 90.54 2.29 23:08
Incyte Corp. 66.51 2.28 23:04

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Nvidia Corp. 164.43 -18.76 23:10
Activision Blizzard Inc. 50.94 -4.89 23:04
JD.com, Inc. 23.05 -4.75 23:09
Asml Holdings N.V. 168.99 -4.41 22:40
Facebook Inc. 139.53 -3.00 23:08