Russian oil industry would weather U.S. 'bill from hell'

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: File photo of a worker walking past a pump jack on an oil field owned by Bashneft, Bashkortostan<p>By Oksana Kobzeva and Dmitry …


Hedge Funds Went Short on Metals Just Before the Sell-Off

© Bloomberg. An employee holds a handful of gold granules at the Perth Mint Refinery, operated by Gold Corp., in Perth, Australia, on Thursday, Aug. …

Hedge Funds

Opinion: U.S. stock market is the star of Trump’s new world order

U.S. stocks have been outperforming their non-U.S. counterparts since early February. That's when President Donald Trump started his "America First" …

Stock Markets

Turkey’s Newest Woe: The Price of Oil—Energy Journal

A daily digest of The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of energy companies, commodity markets and the forces that shape them. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: TURKEY’S ENERGY BILL SOARS AS ITS CURRENCY TUMBLES Turkey is dealing with a range problems from its escalating …

Dow Jones

Trump Changes Tune on Dollar After Repeatedly Talking It Down

President Donald Trump looks to have changed his tune on the U.S. dollar -- at least for now.<p>After repeatedly talking down the value of the currency …

Donald Trump

Airlines Recoup $500 Million in Blocked Funds From African Countries

Accountants at Emirates, British Airways and South African Airways must be breathing a sigh of relief. A combination of economic carrots and airline …


European stocks flat, but on track for third straight down week

European stocks were little changed on Friday, suggesting that investors were finding few reasons to buy going into the weekend, particularly after …

Stock Markets

Starting today, Maruti Suzuki cars to cost you up to Rs 6,100 more

Other companies such as Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors and Honda Cars India have also announced price hikes from this month

Automotive Industry

COLUMN-Is the metals rout signal or noise? The zinc perspective: Andy Home

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)<p>* LME Index:<p>* LME Zinc Technicals:<p>By Andy Home<p>LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The London Metal Exchange (LME) base metals markets were a scene of carnage on Wednesday.<p>The LME Index (.LMEX), …

Stock Markets

Gold on track for worst week in 15 months | Financial Times

The price of gold was tracking for its biggest weekly fall since May 2017 on Friday, as the precious metal continued to face selling pressure from …

Precious Metals

These bargain copper stocks could help you achieve financial independence

The ongoing trade tensions between the US and China have had a severe impact on commodity prices in recent weeks, most notably copper. While some may …



Homeowners cashing in their pensions to spruce up their patios have helped paving slab business Marshalls exceed expectations.<p>Revenue at the …

Money (UK)

What's Ailing The Tech Sector?

The tech sector has led the market higher this summer but has also shown some signs of weakness below the surface in recent weeks. A closer look at …

Stock Markets

Commodities Stage a Comeback as Trade Talks Loom – Bloomberg

Commodities Stage a Comeback as Trade Talks Loom<p>Commodities Stage a Comeback as Trade Talks Loom<p>Commodities Stage a Comeback as Trade Talks …

Stock Markets

Trade deficit depreciates Indian rupee to a fresh low; closes at 70.16

New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A wider trade deficit, along with outflow of foreign funds pulled the Indian rupee to a fresh record intra-day and …

Stock Markets

Latin American And Asian Banks Are Promising For Long-Term Investors

Investors this year have been very bearish about emerging market currencies and other assets. Just on Wednesday, the widely followed Morgan Stanley Composite Index (MSCIEF) that tracks 24 emerging markets declined 20% from January 2018. Political uncertainty and corruption scandals in many emerging …

Business (India)

Richard Coppleson thinks the world is becoming increasingly risky and says it's time to sell Australian stocks

• Closely-followed Australian equity strategist Richard Coppleson says “the market looks like a sell”.<br>• He sees a build-up of risks from global problems …

Stock Markets

Oil edges up to mark first gain in 4 sessions

Oil futures edged higher on Thursday to mark their first gain in four sessions, a day after a surprise rise in U.S. crude inventories and a broader …

Natural Gas

Ferroglobe +15% as analyst cites balance sheet boost for majority owner

Ferroglobe (GSM +15.7%) soars as much as 21%, perhaps due to a report showing an stronger balance sheet for Grupo Villar, the company’s majority …


Deere earnings, consumer sentiment — What you need to know in markets on Friday

China sent U.S. stocks higher on Thursday.<p>Markets finished in the green on Thursday after news late Wednesday said China and the U.S. would hold …


Kudlow: Trade Talks Resuming With China; Mexico Trade Deal Near

Trade talks will resume with China later this month, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is "getting close" to reaching a trade deal with …


The biggest surprise in markets this year is the mighty US dollar

Last year was the worst for the US dollar since 2003. The greenback fell almost 10% against a basket of major trading partners, and analysts expected the decline to continue in 2018.<p>The thinking was that tax cuts hadn’t done much to buoy the currency at the end of the year, and other major central …


Gold Prices Gain, Dollar Slips as U.S. Confirms Trade Talks with China

Gold prices traded slightly higher on Friday<p> – Gold prices traded slightly higher on Friday while the U.S. dollar dropped after White …

Financial Markets

Why the ASX could be in for a rough ride

If I wrote a book about predictions, it’d have two, very short, chapters.


Why NAFTA 2.0 won’t stop the loonie from falling to 70 cents US in 2019

The Canadian dollar is not about to make up the ground it lost against the greenback since NAFTA 2.0 talks started one year ago, even if a deal were …

Business (Canada)

Amid rupee plunge, consumer durables makers mull pre-festive price hike

Like others, Sony is also closely watching the situation and will take any decision at an appropriate time

Business (India)

Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures

An employee inspects sheet steel during quality checks at the Thyssenkrupp Rasselstein steel-packaging factory in Andernach, Germany. Thyssenkrupp, …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Does Donald Trump really love a strong dollar?

Did President Donald Trump suddenly learn to love a stronger dollar? Some currency watchers aren’t convinced.<p>In fact, Steven Barrow, head of G-10 …

Donald Trump

Commodities Rebound From Global Rout as Trade Talks Loom – Bloomberg

Commodities Rebound From Global Rout as Trade Talks Loom<p>Commodities Rebound From Global Rout as Trade Talks Loom<p>Commodities Rebound From Global Rout …

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Arizona Fintech Sandbox Begins Accepting Applications

Article ByLuis Urbina Covington & Burling LLPCov Financial ServicesArizona recently became the first state in the U.S. to create a “regulatory …