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Dollar treads water near three-and-a-half-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields

The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommun...

Dollar treads water near three-and-a-half-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields

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FOREX-Dollar treads water near 3-1/2-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
08:13 2019-05-22

FOREX-Dollar hovers near 3-1/2-week high, supported by higher U.S. yields The dollar hovered near a four-week high on Wednesday, supported by higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
04:52 2019-05-22

Dollar hovers near three-and-a-half-week high, supported by higher U.S. yields The dollar hovered near a four-week high on Wednesday, supported by higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
05:39 2019-05-22

FOREX-Dollar steady after coming off 2-yr high, pressured by lower U.S. yields The dollar held steady on Friday, having come off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields in the previous session amid fears that a trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
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JGB yields track Treasuries higher; superlong yields jump on Kuroda comment Japanese government bond (JGB) yields rose in line with U.S. Treasuries on Friday, as superlong yields gained after reports that Bank of Japan's governor Haruhiko Kuroda said they are too low....
10:00 2019-09-06

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street treads water following recent rally U.S. stocks ended near flat on Tuesday as investors paused following a run of gains and as fresh worries emerged over the United States' trade war with China....
23:39 2019-06-11

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Bond yields creep higher as markets wait for Fed signals Shares were treading water on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields kept the dollar steady, as investors waited to hear whether the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for a U.S. rate cut this month....
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10:26 2019-06-08

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11:13 2019-09-06

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11:39 2019-08-09

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16:52 2019-06-03

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03:52 2019-05-23

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01:39 2019-08-13

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23:52 2019-06-07

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00:13 2019-06-18

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12:52 2019-06-09

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21:26 2019-06-27

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22:39 2019-09-06

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20:52 2019-08-07

Stocks Extend Gains After the Fed as Bond Yields Dip Global stocks and commodities rallied while Treasury yields dipped after the Federal Reserve suggested it would cut interest rates if the economic outlook doesn’t improve in the coming months....
11:13 2019-06-20

Homeowners Rush to Refinance, Thanks to Falling Yields Falling bond yields are reviving the U.S. mortgage market. Current rates, which are at their lowest level in almost three years, are prompting borrowers to flood lenders with calls, with much of the activity fueled by refinancings....
20:39 2019-08-08

Global Bond Yields Hit Multiyear Lows Government bond yields around the world plumbed new multiyear lows, a sign of growing investor worries that global economic growth is poised to weaken....
22:39 2019-05-28

Investors Ponder Negative Bond Yields in the U.S. A steep slide in U.S. government-bond yields last week wrong-footed investors and left some pondering what was once unthinkable: whether interest rates in America could one day turn negative....
13:26 2019-08-11

US Treasury yields fall after Fed cuts rates U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday morning, after the Fed failed to signal further rate cuts this year, disappointing market expectations....
16:00 2019-09-19

Trump-Backed Candidates Win in North Carolina Two congressional candidates backed by President Donald Trump won special elections on Tuesday night. Republican Dan Bishop beat Democrat Dan McCready in the 9th district. Republican Greg Murphy defeated Democrat Allen Thomas to win the state’s 3rd district....
12:26 2019-09-11

Russia elections: Kremlin-backed parties take a hit Parties tied to the ruling United Russia have retained their majority in Moscow despite flagging support. Protests and the exclusion of opposition candidates put the poll under intense scrutiny....
14:52 2019-09-09

Why the Knicks backed off their Anthony Davis pursuit The Knicks never made a formal offer to the Pelicans for center Anthony Davis on the teams’ latest round of trade talks, according an NBA official. While the Knicks had interest in the superstar center, who is headed to the Lakers after a blockbuster trade, talks with New Orleans’ new general manage...
03:52 2019-06-17

Peanut Allergy Drug Backed by FDA Advisers A panel of outside advisers recommended that the FDA approve a proposed treatment for peanut allergies in children, a step that could clear the way for marketing the first approved treatment....
03:39 2019-09-14

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad...
12:13 2019-07-13

FIFA-backed students sent out to help run world sports It's the Swiss finishing school preparing hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Bondholders Stranded as HNA-Backed Airport Defaults In a departure from HNA Group’s record of paying back international bondholders despite its financial constraints, an airport partly owned by units of the Chinese conglomerate has failed to repay holders of its dollar bonds on time....
11:00 2019-09-20

Online lender backed by Nas says it was hit by security breach A Silicon Valley tech company backed by rapper Nas was hit by a security breach earlier this year that revealed it had been lax with users’ sensitive personal information, including bank account numbers, The Post has learned. Earnin, which is also backed by tech investor Andreesen Horowitz, discover...
13:00 2019-08-08

Why Knicks backed out of Kawhi Leonard meeting LAS VEGAS — The Knicks brain trust of Steve Mills, Scott Perry and David Fizdale were enjoying a laugh on the sidelines of a practice court at UNLV Wednesday, watching summer league practice. They were a 3 ½-hour drive from Los Angeles, where in an alternate universe they would have been meeting wit...
03:13 2019-07-04

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq....
07:26 2019-06-22

Equities fall with yields as trade optimism fades Wall Street's indexes lost some ground on Tuesday afternoon and U.S. Treasury yields dipped as worries about the U.S.-China trade war flared up and euphoria following Friday's U.S.-Mexico deal faded....
21:52 2019-06-11

16,000-year-old puma poop yields a sample of Ice Age parasites Enlarge / Despite their size, pumas aren't technically "big cats," a title reserved for the family Pantherinae. (credit: By Wolves201 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60454559) When you’re an 80kg (180lb) apex predator with massive teeth and claws, the wor...
17:39 2019-08-28

U.S. bond yields rise on confusion over U.S. trade move U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday amid confusion over the United States policy on trade with China, while political turmoil in Italy compounded investor concerns, capping a volatile week in the......
23:39 2019-08-09

Market weighs risk of negative U.S. Treasury yields Traders and analysts are considering whether U.S. bond yields would fall below zero as a record amount around the world sank into negative territory this week....
23:39 2019-08-09

S&P 500 erases big losses to end up; investors buy bargains, yields off lows The S&P 500 recovered from steep early losses to end slightly higher on Wednesday as investors snapped up oversold shares and bond yields rebounded from significant lows that raised fears about a recession....
06:13 2019-08-08

Nasdaq confirms correction, bond yields fall further The Nasdaq confirmed it was in a correction on Monday as stocks extended their recent sell-off, and the continued flight to safe-haven assets pushed 10-year U.S. Treasury yields to their lowest since September 2017....
02:52 2019-06-04

U.S. yields climb on trade optimism, weak auction U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday with 30-year yields climbing from record lows, as hopes on U.S.-China trade talks and a dismal seven-year note auction cooled the recent torrid rally in the bond market....
06:13 2019-08-30

Italian bond yields fall as PM Conte to resign Italian bond yields fell on Tuesday and its bond yield premia over safe-haven benchmark Germany narrowed after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he would resign, potentially paving the way for a new coalition government....
17:26 2019-08-20

At U.N. Climate Summit, a Call for Action Yields Few Commitments China made no new commitiments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
23:26 2019-09-23

Watch: Bond Yields Also Follow Elliott Waves On these pages, we've shown before that the Fed, when deciding on the direction of the rates, follows the yields in the bond market. But what do yields follow? You got it: Elliott wave patterns. Watch as the editor of our Interest Rates Pro Service explains more....
23:52 2019-08-06

Phantom Yields Boost JPMorgan EMBI Indexes JPMorgan Chase’s widely tracked emerging-market bond indexes have overstated yields for the past 18 months, boosting their allure to investors hungry for alternatives to low-yielding developed-country debt....
13:00 2019-06-01

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
04:39 2019-07-12

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Since Before 2016 Vote U.S. government bond yields fell to their lowest levels since before the 2016 presidential election, completing a remarkable arc tracking the rise and fall of investors’ economic optimism....
04:26 2019-08-04

Shares, bond yields perch at six-week highs World shares climbed to a six-week high alongside benchmark government bond yields on Friday, as markets cheered signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and another powerful slug of stimulus from the European Central Bank....
14:00 2019-09-13

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall on Trade Tensions U.S. stocks slumped after China said it would impose retaliatory tariffs on additional U.S. products, escalating the trade tensions that have rattled markets in recent weeks....
17:26 2019-08-23

Negative Bond Yields Bring Positive Returns U.S. investors are entering into complex strategies that generate a positive return even from negative-yielding debt. Currency hedges are a key driver....
16:00 2019-09-08

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trump's China Comments U.S. government-bond yields whipsawed, dropping early in the session before recovering after comments by President Trump about a possible easing in trade tensions with China....
05:13 2019-08-27

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise After Jobs Report The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. government note pushed back above 2% after a solid jobs report eased some of the pressure on the Federal Reserve to move aggressively to cut interest rates....
18:26 2019-07-05

Trading Bonds: Watch Futures (price) or Yields? When it comes to the bond market, Jordan Kotick is a "pro's pro" -- a trader, economist and President of the Market Technicians Association. He says, "Watch Price or Yields?" is a question he hears repeatedly. Watch and listen to his answer to that question....
23:26 2019-07-17

Government Bond Yields Fall To New Multiyear Lows Investors around the world flocked to the safety of government bonds, dragging yields to 20-month lows after a Trump administration plan to raise tariffs on Mexico boosted concerns that trade tensions would curtail global growth....
09:52 2019-06-01

Bond yields up, stocks flat on shifting ECB views Bond yields climbed and a gauge of world stock markets recovered from previous lows to trade flat on Tuesday, as uncertainty grew over the mix of stimulus the European Central Bank will add to boost a slumping economy this week amid fresh signs global growth was slowing....
23:26 2019-09-10

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
00:13 2019-08-17

Europe rallies as bond yields plough new lows Action on world markets focused on bonds on Wednesday, with a fresh slide in benchmark debt yields on simmering global trade war and recession fears, central bank easing bets and ebbing oil prices....
14:13 2019-07-03

Contest yields new technologies for finding natural gas leaks As detailed in a study, the participants in Stanford University's Mobile Monitoring Challenge have developed a variety of technologies for finding natural gas leaks....
03:13 2019-09-11

U.S. yields tumble on trade worries, political tension U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday, in line with the weak stock market, as trade worries and global political tensions in places such as Hong Kong and Argentina supported safe-haven assets....
14:52 2019-08-13

U.S. Government Bond Yields Hover Near Multiyear Lows U.S. government bonds showed tentative signs of steadying Friday after a solid jobs report helped slow a rally that had pushed yields to their lowest levels since before the 2016 presidential election....
17:26 2019-08-02

Bond Yields Fall, Sparking Volatility in Stocks Stocks gained back ground after government bond yields tumbled around the world, a flight to safety prompted by investors’ fears about growth and the U.S.-China trade and currency battle....
00:00 2019-08-08

Ever-changing of the guard yields similar results for Chelsea "Chelsea lifted the Europa League trophy in Baku, even if very few Blues made it there to see them. Dan Levene, stranded in London like the rest, saw a changing of the guard, as the season ended in glory."...
00:39 2019-05-30

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they were fraudulently promised massive returns on invest...
13:52 2019-07-16

Two-thirds of failed stablecoin projects were backed by gold Stablecoins were once touted by some as a fix for cryptocurrency’s volatility. Thing is, it seems they’re not as stable as their name would suggest. Most of the stablecoin projects announced since 2017 are still yet to launch, and two-thirds of stablecoin projects that have failed were backed by gol...
19:00 2019-06-27

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
15:00 2019-05-21

Koch-Backed Groups Launch Campaign to End War in Afghanistan In a first, a grassroots organization backed by billionaire Charles Koch and typically focused on domestic priorities is broadening its focus and calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan. Americans for Prosperity on Wednesday scheduled the start of a two-week cable and broadcast advertising camp...
11:13 2019-09-18

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in Lebanon. Michel Aoun says, however, that his count...
17:00 2019-06-19

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in the mountains of New Mexico filling the air with thick, aromatic smoke....
14:52 2019-08-28

Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary President Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination....
03:00 2019-05-22

Campaign for Yorkshire cycle tunnel is backed by landowner David Sunderland says he will block works to close disused Queensbury rail tunnelThe campaign to turn a disused railway line in Yorkshire into England’s longest cycle tunnel has received a boost in the form of a defiant landowner who refuses to let it stay shut.A row has erupted over the 1.4-mile (2...
20:00 2019-07-15

Global Fashion Group IPO mostly backed by existing shareholders Global Fashion Group (GFG) raised less than half the sum it had originally targeted in an initial public offering of new shares that drew weak investor demand and ended up being mostly backed by its existing shareholders....
12:26 2019-06-29

Dozens of Nursing Homes With HUD-Backed Mortgages Have ‘Serious Deficiencies’ A list of the most troubled nursing homes in the country includes 74 with mortgages insured by a federal government agency that stopped inspecting such homes several years ago....
23:00 2019-06-27

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.'s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair....
14:52 2019-05-28

Peanut Allergy Drug Backed by FDA Advisory Panel A panel of outside advisers recommended that the FDA approve a proposed treatment for peanut allergies in children, a step that could clear the way for marketing the first approved treatment....
13:39 2019-09-14

| Libyan government agrees to UN-backed Eid al-Adha ceasefire The internationally recognised Libyan government has accepted an offer by the United Nations for a ceasefire during the Eid al-Adha religious holiday....
12:13 2019-08-10

Iran-backed militia says it participated in embassy protest BAGHDAD (AP) — An official with an Iran-backed militia says members of his group comprised the majority of protesters outside the Bahrain embassy in the Iraqi capital that was attacked this week. But he says he doesn’t know who stormed the mission. Jaafar al-Husseini, spokesman for the Kataeb ...
16:00 2019-06-29

SESAC sells $560 mln in bonds backed by music royalties SESAC, whose clients include Adele, Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond, on Friday priced a two-part $560 million bond offering backed by music royalties and licensing agreements, according to a source familiar with the deal....
20:39 2019-08-02

Anime's Bloody Nose Trope Isn't Backed By Science In anime and manga, when characters get excited—often sexually excited—blood dribbles or squirts out of their noses. But is this backed by medical science? Nope!...
15:52 2019-08-14

Naspers-backed Dott to launch e-bikes after new fundraising European startup Dott has secured 30 million euros ($34 million) in a fundraising led by existing investors EQT and South Africa's Naspers to launch an electric bike hiring business and roll out new generations of its electric scooters....
16:00 2019-07-04

Dozens at Afghan wedding killed in US-backed raid The accident comes after the US ramped up airstrikes, contributing to pro-government forces being responsible for more death than militants in the first six months of the year. Most of the dead were women and children....
17:00 2019-09-23

Tunisian national who backed ISIS deported from US, ICE officials say Federal immigration officials on Wednesday removed a Tunisian national who had declared his support for ISIS, entered the U.S. on a sham marriage, and committed tax fraud, according to a press release.     ...
06:00 2019-06-21

Stocks rise, bond yields off lows, on trade optimism A gauge of global stock markets reached a six-week high in choppy trading on Thursday after new hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute, sending bond yields off lows hit earlier in the wake of the European Central Bank's new stimulus measures....
21:13 2019-09-12

Stocks up for eighth day, bond yields climb on trade signs A gauge of global stocks rose for an eighth straight day to a six-week high and benchmark government bond yields advanced on Friday as signs of progress in trade talks between the United and China, as well as a solid report on U.S. retail sales, allayed recession worries....
18:00 2019-09-13

Collapsing bond yields push world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
15:26 2019-07-04

Global stocks climb with bond yields on trade optimism Equities around the world rose on Monday while U.S. Treasury prices fell as risk assets were in demand after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, easing worries the global economy would face another trade war....
02:13 2019-06-11

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell more than 250 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions quelled investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between the world’s two biggest economies....
17:26 2019-05-23

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
12:52 2019-06-13

Deere Sells 30-Year Corporate Bonds at Record Low Yields On a busy day for corporate bond issuance, Deere sold 30-year bonds at an initial yield of 2.877%. That broke the previous record of 3.197% that Walt Disney had set when it sold 30-year bonds in July 2016....
06:39 2019-09-04

Trade concerns dent stocks; U.S. Treasury yields rise A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields rose as trade concerns again began to bubble and U.S. earnings season picked up steam....
18:01 2019-07-17

Soft Manufacturing Data Pushes Treasury Yields Lower U.S. government bond prices climbed, pushing the 10-year Treasury yield closer to a record low, after weak manufacturing data added to concerns that a slowdown in global growth is catching up to the U.S....
18:26 2019-09-03

Mortgage rates hold steady despite sinking bond yields Mortgage rates tend to follow the same path as the 10-year Treasury; when yields go down, rates usually follow. Except yields have been plummeting, and mortgage rates haven’t fallen as dramatically....
01:52 2019-08-30

Stocks Set to Drop as Treasury Yields Flash Warning Sign U.S. stock futures dropped and Treasurys sent a new recession signal as 10-year yields fell below two-year yields for the first time since 2007, and the 30-year yield touched a record low....
15:00 2019-08-14

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
21:26 2019-05-29

Falling Yields Unleash Flood of Muni 'Century Bonds' State and local governments, along with universities, are joining companies in a dash to issue debt and lock in low rates, sometimes for up to 100 years....
11:39 2019-09-13

'Super Mario' shock: euro slides, yields hit new lows The euro took a beating and German bond yields hit a fresh record low on Tuesday in reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or asset purchases....
15:00 2019-06-18

Stocks Fall as Bond Yields Flash a Recession Warning U.S. stocks tumbled and Treasury markets sent a new recession signal after weak German and Chinese economic data stoked fears of an impending global slowdown....
17:26 2019-08-14

NASA’s search for signs of life on Mars yields another shock It was just a couple of days ago that NASA announced something pretty exciting about Mars. Its Curiosity rover had detected shockingly high levels of methane, suggesting an unseen geological or even biological process was at work on the planet. Signs of past or present life? Perhaps, but a follow-up...
20:52 2019-06-27

Germany for First Time Sells 30-Year Bonds With Negative Yields In an unprecedented move, Germany sold 30-year bonds at a negative yield, as investors desperate for safe assets bet that further falls in yields will boost the value of the bonds in the future....
22:39 2019-08-21

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Dropping global bond yields, recession fears put BOJ in a bind Downward-spiraling bond yields and other potential signs of global recession have strung a tightrope for the Bank of Japan: it must keep pumping money aggressively to spur growth, but also prevent borrowing costs from sliding too far below the target....
11:52 2019-08-21

Treasury yields rise ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields rose on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
18:13 2019-06-28

Stocks fall as China cancels U.S. farm visits, yields dip An index of global stock markets surrendered early gains on Friday after Chinese agriculture officials who were to visit U.S. farm states next week canceled their trip, dampening optimism on U.S.-China trade talks....
03:13 2019-09-21

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies Officials in Nepal say a government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain...
14:52 2019-06-05

Asia stocks edge up as investors watch Treasury yields Stocks in Asia edged up Wednesday morning following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
02:26 2019-08-28

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade front....
13:52 2019-08-16

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
17:39 2019-06-17

Supply Surge Sends Overnight Rates Above 10-Year Yields The persistent supply of U.S. government debt flooding the bond market this year has done little to raise bond yields, except in the market for the shortest-term securities....
05:52 2019-07-20

Yields Plumb New Lows, but 'Century Bonds' Remain Scarce Bond yields in many countries have fallen to record lows this summer. Yet few governments have responded as many bankers and investors say they should, by locking in ultralow rates for decades....
22:26 2019-08-22

New way to relieve photosynthesis bottleneck in plants could boost crop yields Scientists have discovered a way to ease a bottleneck in the photosynthesis process. The breakthrough could allow plants to turn the sun's rays into food more efficiently, boosting crop yields....
21:52 2019-08-16

JGB yields drop after 20-yr debt auction; focus on cenbanks' outcome Japanese government bond (JGB) yields dropped on Wednesday after a 20-year debt auction attracted demand, while investors awaited cues on monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan....
08:26 2019-09-18

Bond yields climb, stocks fall on shifting ECB expectation A gauge of world stock markets was lower for the first time in five sessions and bond yields rose on Tuesday, amid uncertainty over the amount of stimulus the European Central Bank will add to prop up a sagging economy this week on fresh signs of slowing global growth....
18:52 2019-09-10

Treasury Yields Steady Ahead of U.S.-China Trade Talks U.S. government-bond yields hovered near 2%, reflecting investor caution ahead of trade talks between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan this weekend....
23:01 2019-06-28

Trade hopes lift stocks, bond yields up ahead of ECB A gauge of global equity markets climbed on Wednesday, amid small signs of progress in the trade war between the United States and China, while bond yields rose as investors remained unsure what stimulus measures the European Central Bank will provide at its Thursday meeting....
21:39 2019-09-11

Stocks, yields tumble as trade frictions unnerve traders A measure of stocks across the globe posted on Friday its largest weekly loss of the year while yields in U.S. and German debt were near or at multi-year lows, after China vowed to retaliate against a possible new round of U.S. tariffs....
00:52 2019-08-03

Asia stocks, bond yields climb as trade war fears ebb Asian stocks rose in step with their global peers while safe-haven bonds retreated on Tuesday, as signs Sino-U.S. trade hostilities might be easing for now helped restore investor confidence after the previous session's rout....
07:39 2019-08-27

Stocks buoyed by trade hopes, bond yields up with ECB on deck A gauge of global equity markets climbed on Wednesday on signs of gradual progress in the trade war between the United States and China, while bond yields rose as investors remained unconvinced what stimulus measures the European Central Bank will provide at its meeting on Thursday....
01:13 2019-09-12

Stocks, Bond Yields Start the Week With Fresh Declines Global markets dropped along with bond yields as investors continued to digest the impact of President Trump’s threat to introduce fresh tariffs on imports from Mexico....
11:26 2019-06-03

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp....
11:13 2019-07-06

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 billion, four sources familiar with the deal said....
09:52 2019-08-22

‘Johnson is a liar who only backed Leave to help his career’ – David Cameron Former PM vents fury in his memoirs at his old colleagues over their stance on Brexit and compares Leave campaign to racist Tory electioneering in 1964Boris Johnson is a liar who only backed the Leave campaign to help his career and Michael Gove was a “foam-flecked Faragist” whose “one quality” was ...
03:13 2019-09-15

Non-profit group backed by NFL, Roc Nation questioned over dreadlock cutting Founder of Chicago charity that received $200,000 as part of NFL kickoff event was seen in photos cutting dreadlocks of African-American youths.       ...
16:00 2019-09-06

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
10:13 2019-06-24

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:00 2019-06-18

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local roles, according to a memo being sent Friday. The decision is the result of a gradual shift away from aggressive and conservative politics inside the deep...
21:39 2019-06-07

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse....
18:39 2019-06-16

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
22:26 2019-07-08

I won't be voting for the president again, says Ohio farmer who backed Trump in 2016 Christopher Gribbs, a soybean farmer from Ohio whose family owns and operates 560 acres of land, told CNBC on Thursday that he won't be voting for President Trump again in the 2020 election....
23:00 2019-08-08

Iran-backed militias blame US for attacks on bases in Iraq Iraqi paramilitary forces backed by Iran say they hold the United States ultimately responsible for a series of attacks targeting their bases in the country...
20:00 2019-08-21

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
23:52 2019-08-16

Head of charity backed by NFL, Roc Nation apologizes for dreadlock cutting Founder of Chicago charity that received $200,000 as part of NFL kickoff event apologizes after backlash over photos of her cutting dreadlocks of African-American youths.       ...
23:52 2019-09-06

UAE-backed separatists pull back after seizing Yemen’s Aden Yemeni separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates have begun withdrawing from positions they seized from the internationally-recognized government in the southern port city of Aden...
20:13 2019-08-11

Bal Thackeray Once Backed Sushma Swaraj For PM's Post: Sena Leader Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday expressed grief over the "irreparable loss" his family suffered following the death of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, whom party......
17:13 2019-08-07

Chinese Esports Group Backed by Tencent Raises $775 Million in U.S. IPO Chinese video-streaming service DouYu raised $775 million in its IPO, capitalizing on the growing popularity of watching others play games on the internet....
11:39 2019-07-17

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, stepping up spending to fend off an eastern offensive as the war enters a fifth month....
19:52 2019-08-06

Ex-McConnell staffers lobbied on Russian-backed Kentucky project Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied Congress and the Treasury Department on the development of a new Kentucky aluminum mill backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, according to a new lobbying disclosure.The disclosure comes as Democrats are pushing the ...
21:39 2019-07-31

Toyota backed WEC rules boosting rivals for "good of the championship" Toyota agreed to the latest round of Equivalence of Technology changes aimed at increasing the competitiveness of the LMP1 privateers 'for the good of the World Endurance Championship'...
13:13 2019-07-23

Trump-Backed U.S.-British Trade Deal Faces Hurdles Resistance is already rising on both sides of the Atlantic to a free-trade pact that President Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson want to quickly strike after Britain leaves the European Union....
22:00 2019-08-27

Dozens killed as US-backed strike hits Afghan wedding The incident comes after the US ramped up airstrikes, contributing to pro-government forces being responsible for more deaths than militants. Most of the dead in the latest accident were women and children....
18:39 2019-09-23

Saudi Arabia oil strikes 'clearly backed by Iran' as UK won't rule out attack It is looking increasingly likely that Iran is to blame for the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil installations the former defence and international trade secretary has said...
17:00 2019-09-18

Petrobras picks Warburg Pincus-backed Trident in oilfield re-bid Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has chosen a bid from Warburg Pincus-backed Trident Energy as the winner in a final "re-bid" for two oilfields, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
17:52 2019-07-19

Porsche Had a Secret F1 Engine Ready for Its 2021 Entry Before It Backed Out Porsche does things other than produce videos on how to pronounce its product names, like making cars or mulling a Formula One entry from time to time. But Porsche’s recent F1 consideration was more than just a thought—the company’s motorsport boss recently said it even built an engine for a possibl...
16:52 2019-05-31

Iraqi PM orders Iran-backed militias into army command Baghdad has ordered militias to join the army and their leaders to choose between paramilitary or political activity. The move comes amid concern that Iraq could become a battleground as US-Iran tensions spike....
11:00 2019-07-02

Leonardo DiCaprio-backed fund pledges $5M in aid for Amazon wildfires Leonardo DiCaprio has joined with other philanthropists in pledging $5 million dollars through their environmental foundation to aid the Amazon as massive wildfires continue to burn across the region....
05:26 2019-08-26

Saudi Arabia defends Yemen government against UAE-backed separatists Saudi Arabia called on southern Yemeni separatists on Thursday to cede control of Aden and voiced its support for the government, an indication that its rift with close ally United Arab Emirates had deepened....
02:13 2019-09-06

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aimed at reshaping the narrative around migrants.Refug...
17:13 2019-06-23

Don't 'mess up Macau' — gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region....
14:13 2019-08-21

Queens DA candidate jabs AOC-backed opponent’s lack of experience Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on Sunday attacked the lack of experience of other competitors in the borough’s District Attorney race — seemingly a pointed dig at her key rival, AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán. “How does one run such a huge office and huge organization if they’ve never r...
22:52 2019-06-23

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a “cover-up” related to lawmakers’ ongoing Russia probes. “He just took a pass — and it makes me wonder why he did that,” Pelosi said...
23:00 2019-05-22

Binance to launch a blockchain for fiat-backed stablecoins, but who even cares? Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced the launch of a new blockchain and it’s called project “Venus.” I’m not sure why it chose that name because Venus has no moons. Sad. In an announcement published this morning, Binance described Venus as an “initiative to develop localized stablecoins and...
20:52 2019-08-19

Starbucks licenses Thai operations to Charoen-backed venture Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that a company controlled by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and a Hong Kong-based firm had won an exclusive deal to operate and develop its retail business in Thailand....
15:26 2019-05-23

The Latest: Iran-backed militia criticizes Iraq PM’s order One of the largest Iran-backed militias in Iraq is criticizing an order by the prime minister to incorporate the militias into the military and place them under the army’s command...
13:13 2019-07-04

Saudi-backed government in Yemen accuses UAE of attacking its forces Yemen's internationally-recognized government has accused the UAE of launching deadly airstrikes on its troops, as fighting around the key city of Aden raged over the past several days....
18:26 2019-08-29

Banks worth $47 trillion adopt new U.N.-backed climate principles Banks with more than $47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, adopted new U.N.-backed "responsible banking" principles to fight climate change on Sunday that would shift their loan books away from fossil fuels....
02:13 2019-09-23

Mauritanian court confirms election win for government-backed candidate A Mauritanian court on Monday confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country's next president, dismissing an appeal by opposition candidates over alleged voting irregularities in last month's election....
17:52 2019-07-01

Fed-backed group outlines framework on SOFR-linked mortgages A financial industry group backed by the Federal Reserve and other U.S. government agencies released on Thursday a proposal on how the mortgage industry would adopt the usage of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) in lending to consumers....
20:39 2019-07-11

Yemeni officials say UAE-backed force storms mosque, kills 5 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen from a security force backed by the United Arab Emirates have stormed a mosque in the southern Dhale province, killing at least five people. The officials say Saturday the attack took place a day earlier, when people were holding prayers in a ...
21:39 2019-06-08

Trade, earnings worry drag on stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global equities retreated for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as simmering trade concerns gained steam and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
23:26 2019-07-17

Global stocks rally on U.S. rate-cut hopes, bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday and U.S. stocks registered their biggest one-day gains in five months as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
23:26 2019-06-04

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between the U.S. and Iran....
11:00 2019-06-14

Bond yields slip, stocks suffer on cooling China data World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
11:26 2019-06-14

Inside China's attempt to boost crop yields with electric fields In greenhouses across China, scientists are exposing lettuces and cucumbers to powerful electric fields in an attempt to make them grow faster. Can electroculture work?...
23:13 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Almost half of top quality euro corp bonds have sub-zero yields - Tradeweb The pool of negative-yielding bonds in the euro area expanded further in August, with almost half of euro-denominated investment grade corporate debt on the Tradeweb platform now carrying negative yields, Tradeweb said on Monday....
16:13 2019-09-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rallies as bond yields drop to new lows Investors returned to bonds on Wednesday, setting off another slide in benchmark debt yields, amid fears of a global trade war and recession, bets central banks will cut interest rates and falling oil prices....
15:13 2019-07-03

German bond yields at record lows amid recession fears Growing concerns of a protracted trade conflict are forcing investors to take refuge in the safe haven asset despite negative returns. Is the global economy staring at a recession?...
21:39 2019-06-04

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise as Treasury Again Explores Ultralong Bonds The Treasury Department’s latest expression of interest in issuing bonds with 50-year and 100-year maturities weighed on demand for existing Treasurys on Monday....
00:52 2019-08-20

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extreme weather and heavy rains delayed plantings across much of the U.S. Midwest, scouts on an annual tour said on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-08-22

Treasury yields rise as traders look ahead to central bank decisions U.S. government debt prices fell on Tuesday as traders await monetary policy decisions from the European Central Bank (ECB) this week and the Federal Reserve next week....
11:13 2019-07-23

Smaller corn, soybean yields expected as wet weather persists in Midwest Corn and soybean planting data showed a slight improvement in this week's U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report, but planting remains behind schedule in 17 of 18 key states....
23:52 2019-05-21

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings unease; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian shares edged lower on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
08:13 2019-07-18

US Treasury yields fall as traders monitor US-China trade talks U.S. government debt yields fell Friday morning as traders digested a rate move from the Federal Reserve and monitored trade talks between Washington and Beijing....
13:39 2019-09-20

Global stocks, bond yields lifted by U.S.-China trade hopes A gauge of global stocks rose for an eighth straight day and benchmark government bond yields climbed on Friday after signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, as well as a solid U.S. retail sales report, allayed recession worries....
11:26 2019-09-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, bond yields perch at six-week highs World shares climbed to a six-week high alongside benchmark government bond yields on Friday, as markets cheered signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and another powerful slug of stimulus from the European Central Bank....
12:26 2019-09-13

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
12:39 2019-07-17

Why Trump’s 'maximum pressure' foreign policy yields minimum results The president is heading into 2020 with no major successes and looming crises – so many expect him to attempt to reverse the trend with dramatic dealsDonald Trump is heading into the 2020 elections with no clear-cut foreign policy successes, some dramatic failures and a string of looming crises arou...
10:39 2019-08-11

U.S. retail sales data dents stocks, lifts Treasury yields A gauge of global equities lost ground on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields moved higher as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could adopt a less dovish stance....
04:52 2019-07-17

Stocks climb, bond yields off lows, on trade progress hopes A gauge of global stock markets touched its highest since late July on Thursday after fresh hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute, sending bond yields off lows hit earlier in the wake of the European Central Bank's new stimulus measures....
20:26 2019-09-12

Equities advance after week-long selloff, bond yields steady World stock markets climbed for the first time this week on Thursday, giving pause to a multiday selloff on fears of an escalating trade war between the United States and China that has pushed investors into safe-haven bonds and the U.S. dollar....
17:26 2019-05-30

Asia stocks set to open little changed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were poised to open little changed on Thursday as investors continue to watch the yield curve in U.S. Treasurys, which inverted further overnight....
01:39 2019-08-29

Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
09:13 2019-06-20

Italy Wins Back Debt Investors as Yields Fall Across Europe Italy seems to be winning back investor confidence, bringing its borrowing costs down to levels last seen before two populist parties formed an unlikely coalition government last year....
00:13 2019-07-03

Stocks rally, bond yields plunge as Fed fuels rate cut hopes A gauge of global stock markets rose on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
07:00 2019-06-20

Global stocks slip, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities edged lower on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility that a second rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year could be pushed back by several months....
20:26 2019-07-16

Global stocks gain, yields lower after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets added to gains on Wednesday and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the U.S. dollar fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year....
21:26 2019-06-19

World stocks rise as bond yields buoy financials; oil drops A broad index of stocks around the world rose on Thursday as financial shares helped Wall Street's benchmark index advance, while oil prices fell on a forecast for weaker demand....
00:00 2019-07-12

Asia stocks struggle for direction as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
12:00 2019-08-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rallies as bond yields plough new lows Action on world markets focused on bonds on Wednesday, with a fresh slide in benchmark debt yields on simmering global trade war and recession fears, central bank easing bets and ebbing oil prices....
12:13 2019-07-03

US Treasury yields steady amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
16:13 2019-08-30

JGB yields track Treasuries lower as Powell raises rate-cut hopes The benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond futures climbed on Thursday, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reinforced prospects for an interest rate cut later this month....
09:00 2019-07-11

A High-End Smartphone Without The High-End Price Tag It’s not often that a smartphone comes along that packs in all the bells and whistles we’ve come to know and love - err demand - in a smart device, that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. But, that’s exactly what the Axon 10 Pro - the latest flagship smartphone from ZTE - &#x...
00:52 2019-09-04

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
03:00 2019-06-01

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
12:52 2019-07-10

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king's "abuse" of his country's "privilege."...
08:13 2019-06-01

Private Equity-Backed Jack's Family Restaurants Explores a Sale Regional fast-food chain Jack’s Family Restaurants is weighing a sale, people familiar with the matter said. It could garner a valuation of about $800 million or more, some of the people said....
13:13 2019-06-13

Sanders supporters fearful DNC now backing Biden like it backed Clinton: report Some supporters of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say they are seeing a repeat of the Democratic National Committee’s 2016 treatment of their candidate, according to a report....
15:39 2019-05-30

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
01:26 2019-07-20

'Scores' killed in Yemen as UAE-backed fighters seize parts of Aden Clashes between forces backed by former Gulf allies UAE and Saudi threaten ‘new civil war within a civil war’, says thinktank“Scores” of people were killed and hundreds wounded during recent fighting in Yemen’s key port of Aden when southern separatists – trained by the UAE – seized key locations of...
14:13 2019-08-14

SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said was worth $135 million....
13:26 2019-08-23

AOC-backed candidate Tiffany Cabán concedes defeat in Queens DA race Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán conceded defeat Tuesday night — six weeks after the Democratic primary election that pitted her against the establishment-backed Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. “We terrified the Democratic establishment,” Cabán told her supporters at a p...
08:00 2019-08-07

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
03:52 2019-07-19

Intel-backed Mesmer emerges from stealth to automate mobile app testing Mesmer, a startup backed largely by Intel Capital, emerged from stealth today bearing RPA technology for automating mobile application testing.Read More...
15:52 2019-07-10

Iranian-backed militia blames US and Israel for attacks on bases in Iraq Claim that drone strike caused blast near Baghdad follows leaked findings of Iraqi inquiryAn Iranian-backed militia in Iraq has accused the US and Israel of involvement in an alleged drone strike on a munitions warehouse near Baghdad last week, the latest in a series of mystery explosions at similar...
22:13 2019-08-21

Fintech firm Pagaya issuing $115 million asset-backed security U.S.-Israeli Pagaya, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage institutional money, said on Thursday it is issuing a $115 million consumer credit asset-backed security (ABS) led by structuring agent Cantor Fitzgerald....
16:00 2019-08-22

Philippines to allow China-backed telco to build towers on military bases The Philippine military agreed on Wednesday to allow a new cellphone network powered by a Chinese state telecoms giant to install communications equipment on its army bases, despite concerns among some lawmakers about possible espionage....
18:00 2019-09-11

Li Peng, hardline Chinese premier who backed Tiananmen massacre, dies Li Peng, the former Chinese Premier remembered for his role in the brutal military suppression of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protesters, has died aged 91, according to state-run media....
18:39 2019-07-23

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack came just hours before Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe landed in Tehran....
16:39 2019-06-12

IBM, Fraunhofer partner on German-backed quantum computing research push IBM is joining forces with a German research institute to explore the potential of quantum computing, backed by a government plan to invest 650 million euros ($717 million) over two years in wider research in the field....
23:26 2019-09-10

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:52 2019-07-19

Syrian rebels say Russian-backed forces prepare to resume offensive Syrian rebel fighters on Wednesday said Russian-backed forces were amassing troops in preparation for resuming a five-month offensive in northwest Syria after a second day of raids by jets believed to be Russian threatened to end a fragile ceasefire....
04:00 2019-09-12

UPDATE 1-Buffett-backed Axalta Coating Systems to explore a sale Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, the U.S. coatings company whose largest shareholder is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said on Wednesday it had formed a board committee to explore a sale of the company....
18:26 2019-06-19

Mining company Power Resources buys Woodford-backed Metalysis Mining company Power Resources Group (PRG) said on Friday it was buying Metalysis, a British high-tech specialist which was backed by asset manager Neil Woodford, out of administration....
20:52 2019-07-05

Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick: Barron's Two reinsurance firms backed by prominent hedge funds are considered good investments as their share price performance has yet to benefit from the sector's improved pricing outlook, according to......
07:13 2019-09-02

Exclusive: Buyout firm CD&R pursues bid with PPG for Buffett-backed Axalta - sources Buyout firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC is in talks to partner with U.S. paint maker PPG Industries Inc to make an acquisition offer for Axalta Coating Systems Inc, the U.S. coatings company whose largest shareholder is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, people familiar with the matter said o...
20:00 2019-09-17

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-05-21

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S. The State Department has informally told key House and Senate committees...
21:00 2019-08-16

Banks worth $47 trillion adopt new UN-backed climate, sustainability principles Banks collectively with more than $47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, signed up on Sunday to new United Nations-backed responsible banking principles in a massive boost for climate action and the shift from “brown to green” models of economic growth....
06:39 2019-09-23

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant....
16:26 2019-05-21

Security Concerns Threaten Data Link Backed by Google, Facebook U.S. officials are seeking to block an undersea cable backed by Google, Facebook and a Chinese partner, in a national security review that could rewrite the rules of internet connectivity between the U.S. and China....
19:13 2019-08-28

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue moving forward....
21:00 2019-05-21

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing the equipment, a win for the Chinese firm despite cybersecurity worries from Western nations....
19:13 2019-06-20

AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán hopes to rock the establishment in Queens DA race A young public defender with the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Queens DA race hopes to rock the borough’s Democratic machine. Tiffany Cabán’s campaign has become a test of whether the AOC effect will last into the 2020 elections. Ocasio-Cortez has dominated headlines and pushed...
04:52 2019-06-16

Twitter, Facebook Ban China Accounts Over "State-Backed Ops" On Hong Kong Twitter and Facebook said Monday that they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hong Kong protests, marking the first time the social......
05:39 2019-08-20

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices U.S. IPO at low end of range DouYu International Holdings Ltd , China's largest live-streaming platform, on Tuesday said it sold $775 million in stock at a $3.73 billion valuation after pricing its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range....
04:52 2019-07-17

Twitter bans thousands of state-backed accounts spreading misinformation Twitter has suspended thousands of accounts linked with state-backed misinformation campaigns. In a transparency report shared today, Twitter says it removed 4,248 accounts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 273 accounts from the UAE and Egypt, 1,0......
12:39 2019-09-21

U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum [PDVSAC.UL] appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
19:39 2019-08-03

U.S. Plans to Open Direct Talks With Iran-Backed Houthis in Yemen The Trump administration is preparing to initiate direct talks with Iran-backed Houthi forces in Yemen in an effort to end the four-year-old civil war....
22:00 2019-08-27

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
19:52 2019-08-01

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million families....
02:00 2019-05-24

Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick - Barron's Two reinsurance firms backed by prominent hedge funds are considered good investments as their share price performance has yet to benefit from the sector's improved pricing outlook, according to Barron's....
00:13 2019-09-02

Bond yields, stock prices supported ahead of central bank meetings Asian stock markets held firm and bond yields rose on Wednesday as hopes of diminishing U.S.-China tensions and reduced risk of no-deal Brexit prompted investors to take profit in risk-off trade ahead of key central bank policy meetings....
06:52 2019-09-11

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Futures eke out gains as bond yields tumble on growth fears U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday, as benchmark bond yields tumbled on fears of a global recession and expectations of interest rate cuts by central banks....
15:13 2019-07-03

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Level Since 2017 Amid Growth Worries The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017, dragged down by growing investor concerns that trade tensions between the U.S. and China could last longer and strain growth more than previously thought....
17:26 2019-05-23

US Treasury yields tick lower as investors await economic data, auctions Treasury yields have had a big move lower this month, with the 10-year Treasury yielding at its lowest level since September 2017 in the previous session....
11:13 2019-05-29

U.S. Treasury yields drop, stocks slide as global slowdown fears loom Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yields fell on Tuesday to their lowest since July 2016 and all three major U.S. stock indexes lost ground in a risk-off session driven by heightened trade worries and an unexpected contraction of U.S. factory activity....
23:52 2019-09-03

Treasury Yields Fall to Fresh 2019 Lows After Weak Jobs Data U.S. government bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after the Labor Department said the economy added fewer jobs in May than economists had expected....
16:39 2019-06-07

Corn prices dive as USDA predictions show increase in fall yields The price for corn tumbled Monday afternoon after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest crop estimates showing farmers have planted far more acres this year than private analysts anticipated....
23:00 2019-08-13

Treasury yields off record lows as investors monitor US-China trade developments U.S. government debt prices ticked lower Thursday morning as investors monitored U.S.-China trade developments and looked ahead to fresh economic data....
14:52 2019-08-29

Rising bond yields support value stocks ahead of central bank meetings Bond yields climbed and stock markets held steady on Wednesday, as hopes of easing U.S.-China tensions and diminished risk of a no-deal Brexit prompted traders to take profit before key central bank meetings....
06:52 2019-09-11

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
17:39 2019-07-12

JGB yields rise as risk appetite returns after U.S.-China agree to hold talks Japanese government bond (JGB) yields rose on Thursday as investor appetite for risk assets returned on hopes of a de-escalation in U.S.-China trade conflict, curbing demand for safe-haven debt....
08:52 2019-09-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Collapsing bond yields drive world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
11:26 2019-07-04

Global stocks climb, short-dated Treasury yields dip on bets for U.S. rate cut Major world stock markets rose and short-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates and help boost a sluggish global economy....
23:01 2019-06-05

Chris Froome backed to return to best form after crash that will rule him out of Tour de France Team Ineos are confident Chris Froome will return to his best after a crash left him in hospital and ruled him out of his bid for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France next month....
14:39 2019-06-13

Tencent-backed China firm, Russia's Mail.ru to tie up for gaming growth: sources Tencent-backed Chinese video game publisher iDreamSky Technology Holdings and Russian tech firm Mail.ru Group are forming an alliance, in a move that will help Mail.ru expand its gaming footprint in China, two sources said....
18:39 2019-07-31

Blackstone-backed tech company, Bitfury team up on trade finance project Mphasis Ltd, an Indian technology firm majority-owned by Blackstone Group LP , has teamed up with blockchain startup Bitfury to create either a digital token or a platform aimed at automating financial services such as payments in international trade transactions between countries, an Mphasis execu...
15:26 2019-05-28

Goldman Sachs-backed Marqeta rides payments wave to a $2 billion valuation The payment company powering Square, Instacart, and other popular start-ups closed a new funding round Tuesday that brings its valuation to roughly $2 billion....
18:39 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
03:26 2019-08-04

Azim Premji-Backed Software Startup Latest Indian Tech Unicorn Icertis, which competes with SAP SE and Oracle Corp. to help businesses manage contracts in the cloud, has raised $115 million, propelling it to unicorn status as investors flock to enterprise......
12:13 2019-07-17

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars Twelve years after Texas and Australia veered onto wildly different courses regarding HPV prevention, their gap in health outcomes has widened demonstrably....
19:26 2019-08-12

Saudi rallies behind exiled Yemen leader after UAE-backed separatists seize Aden Saudi Arabia threw its weight behind Yemen's exiled president on Monday, as United Arab Emirates-backed southern separatists controlling the port of Aden held firm against Riyadh's calls to vacate government sites....
18:26 2019-08-12

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and Argentinean officials....
05:00 2019-07-20

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pushed his supporters to vote for the candidate at his packed campaign rally. Bishop, a conservative who has been a state Senator since 2017, defeated De...
09:13 2019-09-11

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home state....
22:13 2019-08-14

Cory Hill and young guns backed in Wales Rugby World Cup squad • Dragons lock has not played since February• Carre and Patchell inclusion show Wales’ growthOne day after watching Wales lose at home for the first time in 21 months, the head coach, Warren Gatland, revealed his World Cup squad that he believes is good enough to win the tournament.The 22-17 defeat ...
02:52 2019-09-02

China fights back after Twitter, Facebook suspend state-backed accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said on Monday it suspended 936 accounts and the operations app...
03:26 2019-08-21

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt....
19:52 2019-08-01

Mack Horton backed to regain form as Sun Yang showdown pulls into view Olympic champion underwhelmed in trialsAustralian on course to meet Chinese rival in GwangjuThe signs are good that Olympic champion Mack Horton will overcome underwhelming trials form and regain his mojo at this week’s world swimming titles in South Korea. Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren is c...
15:26 2019-07-19

Exclusive: Ping An-backed Lufax to ditch P2P lending on regulatory woes - sources Lufax, one of China's largest online wealth management platforms that is backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance , plans to exit its once-core peer-to-peer lending (P2P) business, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
12:26 2019-07-18

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through t...
18:13 2019-06-13

At least 40 civilians at wedding party killed during nearby U.S.-backed Afghan army raid At least 40 civilians attending a wedding party were killed by explosions and gunfire during a raid by U.S.-backed Afghan government forces on a nearby Islamist militant hideout, officials in Helmand province said on Monday....
20:39 2019-09-23

Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi backed to become key player under Frank Lampard Cesar Azpilicueta has admitted the path from academy to first-team at Chelsea is not easy but has backed the best youngsters like Callum Hudson-Odoi to become key players under Frank Lampard....
12:26 2019-07-17

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
17:39 2019-09-11

Qatar's state-backed group and PSG owner in talks for stake in Leeds United: FT Qatar Sports Investments, a state-backed body founded by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in discussions to buy a stake in English soccer club Leeds United, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the talks....
00:52 2019-05-26

Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party and turning back a strong Democratic challenge....
17:39 2019-09-11

Russian-backed Kentucky mill makes PR push amid Democratic concerns Braidy Industries, which is developing a new Kentucky aluminum mill partially backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, has hired a firm with ties to Sen. Mitch McConnell (r-Ky.) to give the project a public relations boost as Democrats raise concerns about the initiative. The firm, RunSwitch PR,...
02:13 2019-08-03

Fitch adds environmental risk metric to mortgage-backed securities ratings Fitch Ratings will factor natural disaster and catastrophic risk into their ratings of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), the firm announced Tuesday, the first of the three major U.S. credit ratings agencies to consider environmental risk explicitly for this asset class....
01:13 2019-06-06

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
17:13 2019-05-21

When It Hits Home: Intimate Partner Violence Yields Deadly Outcomes for Black Women The Facebook post read, “MISSING: Téa B. Choates, Last seen Tuesday 8/6 in Lithonia Ga area.” The social media plea came from Choates’s mother, Ebony King. The 19-year-old was last seen by her fiance, Aldeyshaun Locklear. Seven days later, Choates’s body was recovered from a wooded area on the outs...
01:26 2019-08-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
08:26 2019-06-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities advance after week-long selloff, bond yields steady World stock markets climbed for the first time this week on Thursday, giving pause to a multiday selloff on fears of an escalating trade war between the United States and China that has pushed investors into safe-haven bonds and the U.S. dollar....
18:00 2019-05-30

Shares rally, bond yields rise as China fuels trade deal hopes U.S. and European shares advanced on Thursday as China struck a hopeful tone on trade relations with the United States and as Italy appeared close to forming a new government and resolving its political crisis....
22:00 2019-08-29

Bond yields are falling to record lows as investors pull back from risky assets Government bond yields in most major economies worldwide have been flirting with all-time lows in the last few days, indicating that investors are wary of an impending recession....
16:13 2019-07-04

US Treasury yields slide as investors seek shelter amid Middle East escalations U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the Middle East....
11:52 2019-09-16

Treasury yields drop after drone strike in Saudi Arabia sparks bid for safer assets U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the Middle East....
18:13 2019-09-16

National-Security Concerns Threaten Undersea Data Link Backed by Google, Facebook U.S. officials are seeking to block an undersea cable backed by Google, Facebook and a Chinese partner, in a national security review that could rewrite the rules of internet connectivity between the U.S. and China...
14:00 2019-08-28

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narrowly escaping what could have been a serious setback for Donald Trump and his 2020 re-election campa...
13:13 2019-09-11

Koch-backed group will unleash ads targeting some corporate tax breaks, Export-Import Bank The Export-Import Bank provides financing to companies that export goods and helps foreign companies buy goods from the United States. But critics say many of its loans go to businesses that don't need it....
14:39 2019-07-01

Johanna Konta backed to end Grand Slam title wait after disappointing Wimbledon exit Five times Johanna Konta has made it to the last eight of a Grand Slam but not once has that been converted into a final appearance, let alone the title....
13:13 2019-07-10

Brexit news latest: David Cameron says Boris Johnson only backed Leave to further career David Cameron has launched another stinging attack on Boris Johnson, claiming the Prime Minister "didn't believe" in Brexit and only backed the Leave campaign to further his career....
20:00 2019-09-15

Snoop Dogg-backed payments firm Klarna becomes Europe's biggest fintech start-up Swedish online payments firm Klarna announced Tuesday that it has reached a $5.5 billion valuation, making it Europe's largest private fintech company....
17:52 2019-08-06

U.S. Senate aims to pass Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday will try to complete a months-long effort by lawmakers and the Trump administration to set spending levels for the next two years for the military and numerous domestic programs while also temporarily suspending limits on government borrowing authority....
17:52 2019-08-01

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” that he was opening the annual UN-backed forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, on the role of cultural dialogue ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Turkey's threatened Syria strike puts US-backed forces fighting ISIS in jeopardy Turkey's threats to strike a Kurdish militia in Syria continued even as Pentagon officials met with their counterparts in Ankara in an attempt to hammer out a deal to protect the American-backed forces fighting ISIS....
16:13 2019-08-08

SoftBank-backed lender OakNorth doubles staff, inks deal with NIBC Bank British financial technology firm OakNorth has signed a five-year deal to provide its credit analysis and monitoring platform to Dutch lender NIBC Bank NV [NIBC.AS], OakNorth said on Tuesday in its first such agreement to be made public....
08:26 2019-07-02

Pimco sticks to Danish mortgage-backed covered bonds as returns plunge: Bloomberg Pacific Investment Management Co is one of the investors embracing Danish mortgage-backed covered bonds, even as negative interest rates mean investors face built-in losses on some bonds, Bloomberg reported on Sunday....
02:13 2019-08-26

Government-run health care, universal Medicare buy-ins backed by most Dem primary voters: Fox News Poll As health care continues to become a central issue heading into the 2020 presidential election season, Democrats indicate they favor offering some form of a government-run system, according to a Fox News Poll....
08:26 2019-09-19

GLOBAL MARKETS-China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
15:26 2019-06-14

Treasury yields fall after China trade officials cut DC trip short, forgo Montana visit U.S. government debt yields fell Friday morning as traders digested a rate move from the Federal Reserve and monitored trade talks between Washington and Beijing....
00:26 2019-09-21

Leyton Orient interim boss Ross Embleton backed to earn full-time role Leyton Orient director of football Martin Ling believes Ross Embleton has the ability to succeed the late Justin Edinburgh on a full-time basis after he was named interim manager....
16:00 2019-06-20

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady to be backed up by rookie Jarrett Stidham after Brian Hoyer's release With the Patriots' release of veteran Brian Hoyer, fourth rounder Jarrett Stidham ascends as New England's understudy under center.       ...
00:39 2019-09-01

Tilray and Peter Thiel-backed fund strike deal to release its shares gradually over the next two years Tilray struck a deal with its majority shareholder, a Peter Thiel-backed fund, to sell the fund's stake gradually over the next two years, the Canadian pot company announced Monday....
12:26 2019-06-10

NYC District Attorney Candidate Backed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Claims Democratic Primary Victory In what will be a major upset to the Democratic Party machine and old-guard Democrats if it holds, a progressive and openly queer Latina attorney appears to have narrowly defeated the party’s pick in the primary election to become the next district attorney for the borough of Queens in New York City...
00:13 2019-06-28

Iranian gunboats backed away in a showdown with a Royal Navy frigate after staring down the barrel of the 'perfect weapon' During a stand-off involving a Royal Navy frigate, an oil tanker, and three Iranian gunboats on Wednesday, the British warship HMS Montrose trained its deck guns on the Iranian vessels, CNN first reported, citing US and UK officials. The HMS Montrose is armed with two automated, rapid-fire 30mm deck...
20:13 2019-07-12

A return to Cross River yields absurdist tales of robot slaves, doomed professors, and other godforsaken misfits In the opening story of Rion Amilcar Scott’s second collection, The World Doesn’t Require You, the literal children of God are having a conversation about prayer. After Jeez bails David out of jail, and after David asks Jeez for money so that he can buy a drum kit, Jeez tells him to pray, and if Dav...
07:52 2019-08-20

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Trump is expected to veto the resolution....
20:52 2019-06-20

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
20:26 2019-07-31

If U.S. Dollar Weakens, Who Benefits? The U.S. dollar has gained against most currencies as the Fed raised rates. Could a rate cut end that trend and, if so, which currencies will benefit?...
15:13 2019-07-09

Rupee Appreciates To 69.34 Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar (INR vs USD) Forex dealers said that selling of the dollar by exporters, a positive opening in domestic equities and foreign fund inflows supported the rupee. On the other hand, rising......
14:39 2019-05-27

This is how much a dollar is worth in every state in the US The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
20:26 2019-05-25

U.S. Dollar: Why Bulls May Soon Get Disappointed As early as Q1 2018, Elliott wave patterns in price charts of the U.S. Dollar Index told us to expect stronger dollar. Now, the waves are telling us to expect a major shift. See why in this video by our Chief Currency Strategist -- and be sure to join us on September 19-26 for our Open House event, ...
00:52 2019-09-19

Netherlands vs Sweden: Arsenal star Vivianne Miedema backed to shine in World Cup semi-final by Faye White Arsenal and England legend Faye White has backed Gunners superstar Vivianne Miedema to fire the Netherlands into their first World Cup Final tonight....
16:13 2019-07-03

Rupee Closes Lower At 68.92 Against Dollar Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the capital markets, pulling out Rs 1,916.91 crore on Monday, provisional data on the NSE showed...
17:13 2019-07-22

Rupee Gains By 31 Paise Against Dollar Analysts say hopes of monetary policy easing by the central bank this week boosted the rupee. Snapping a three-day losing streak, the rupee had settled at 69.70 against the US dollar on Friday, 17......
09:13 2019-06-03

Rupee Drops To 69.73 Mark Against Dollar The rupee was last seen trading at 69.68 against the dollar, down 17 paise or 0.24 per cent compared to the previous close.Till Monday, the rupee had appreciated 0.73 per cent against the dollar so......
16:52 2019-05-28

5 Questions To Ask Your Advisor Before You Invest Another Dollar If trust is the foundation of a successful relationship, transparency is its cornerstone. Without transparency, it’s impossible to gain and maintain trust. This is particularly true when it comes to your financial relationships....
15:39 2019-05-21

Rupee Closes Lower At 69.65 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic currency opened at 69.40 a dollar and gained further strength to touch a high of 69.38 during the day...
15:13 2019-06-10

What's a Strip Club Without Dollar Bills? About a 30-minute Uber ride from Wall Street, there’s a dim purple basement where women, myself included, steadily accumulate bills, one by one, in three-minute song cycles. Some are as young as 18; others, old enough to be their moms. We come from Brooklyn, the Bronx, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bra...
21:13 2019-07-01

Rupee Slips By 42 Paise To 72.08 Against Dollar At the Interbank Foreign Exchange, the rupee opened at 72.03 then fell to 72.08 against the US dollar, showing a decline of 42 paise over its previous closing....
07:26 2019-08-26

Mexican Peso Tumbles Against the Dollar Investors dumped the Mexican peso and piled into haven assets Friday, as President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico rattled global markets....
22:26 2019-05-31

Rupee Rises To 71.62 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee rose by as much as 18 paise against the US dollar on Friday. The rupee opened higher at 71.76 against the greenback, and climbed to as high as 71.62 at one point by late morning deals.......
14:39 2019-08-30

Rupee Ends Lower At 69.58 Against Dollar Safe-haven assets like the yen rose after reports said US President Donald Trump had approved military strikes against Iran, but later decided against it....
15:39 2019-06-21

Dollar Choppy After Powell Remarks The dollar was little changed in choppy trading Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was monitoring trade developments and would respond as necessary....
21:39 2019-06-04

Rupee Edges Lower To 69.38 Against Dollar Dollar rate in India: After opening marginally higher against the greenback at 69.37 (INR USD rate), the rupee moved to 69.38 in the first hour of trade. Crude oil prices lowering to near five-month......
08:52 2019-06-13

GE's New Billion-Dollar Problem? Boeing's MAX Just as General Electric says it is making progress on some of the conglomerate’s thorniest problems, the extended grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jet is putting a fresh strain on its finances....
14:00 2019-08-01

AUD/USD: Has Aussie Dollar Found a Bottom? The question in the title is an important one for a lot of forex traders today who are watching AUD/USD. Besides, any major move in this pair will have implications for other U.S. dollar pairs, too. You can get answers now in this new 2-min. video by our Currency Pro Service editor. Watch as he go...
00:39 2019-08-22

Who Was NOT Surprised by the Dollar’s 2018 Comeback? In early 2018, the U.S. Dollar had been falling for a more than a year. Conventional wisdom said it would keep falling. One classically contrarian forecast said otherwise: See the chart for yourself....
21:39 2019-05-21

Rupee Moves Lower To End At 69.28 Against Dollar Forex traders said, foreign fund outflows and rising crude oil prices also kept pressure on the rupee. Moreover, heavy selling in domestic equities also weighed on the local unit....
17:26 2019-06-06

Rupee Falls By 67 Paise To 72.09 Against Dollar The rupee had appreciated by 38 paise to close at a two-week high of 71.42 against the US dollar on Friday led by a rally in domestic equities and renewed hopes of the US-China trade talks....
14:13 2019-09-03

Drone strikes target world's largest oil processing facility, Saudi oil field; attack claimed by Iranian-backed rebels The world's largest oil processing facility and a nearby oil field in Saudi Arabia were set ablaze early Saturday morning after reported drone attacks by Yemen rebels....
17:26 2019-09-14

The Marathon Continues: T.I., Charlamagne tha God Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Nipsey Hussle-Backed Plan to Put Money Into Black Communities Shortly before he was gunned down in front of the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles in March, rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle had plans to meet with lawmakers to discuss an idea he had to help funnel investment dollars in his native South L.A. as well as other distressed b...
04:13 2019-05-25

Trump pushing for major crackdown on homeless camps in California, with aides discussing moving residents to government-backed facilities President Trump has ordered White House officials to conduct a sweeping crackdown on homelessness in California, citing the state’s growing crisis, according to four government officials aware of the......
21:52 2019-09-10

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts, we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. Here are five countries where your US dollars will go further....
21:52 2019-07-12

Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP Asian shares started the week on a softer note on Monday after posting their first weekly decline since early June, while the dollar was on the defensive ahead of key economic data from China....
05:00 2019-07-15

U.S. Commerce secretary: Fed policies boosting U.S. dollar Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday that the Trump administration was not happy with how Federal Reserve monetary policy was helping the U.S. dollar stay strong....
14:52 2019-08-19

Protesters are calling for a run on the Hong Kong dollar Pro-democracy protesters are preparing to take to the streets of Hong Kong this weekend, and they're calling on supporters to withdraw their salaries from bank machines and convert their cash to US dollars....
14:26 2019-09-09

Rupee Moves Lower To 71.34 Against Dollar: 5 Things To Know The rupee settled 10 paise lower against the dollar on Thursday. The local currency opened on a strong note at 71.36 and shuttled between a high of 71.06 and a low of 71.37. It finally settled at......
15:39 2019-09-19

Dollar General: Seeing the Bullish Trend BEFORE Q2 "Crushed" It Dollar General's Q2 earnings report published Aug. 29th: Yet two weeks earlier, Trader's Classroom showed a bullish Elliott Wave set-up on DG's price chart. See it now in Chart of the Day....
06:26 2019-09-11

Is President Trump Finally Getting a Weaker Dollar? President Trump has repeatedly bashed the dollar’s strength in recent years, only for the currency to grind higher. Now, analysts say, the U.S. currency may finally be primed for a decline, albeit a slow and steady one....
14:26 2019-07-08

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies Friday, after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
16:39 2019-06-07

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback declined against many major currencies....
00:01 2019-06-04

Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and limit poor communities' access to healthy food....
21:26 2019-07-21

Stocks edge up, dollar dips with G20 in focus Stocks posted modest gains on Friday and the dollar dipped ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities were poised to cap off their best first half since 1997....
20:26 2019-06-28

Rupee Closes Lower At 71.77 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee on Wednesday fell 29 paise against the US dollar. The depreciation in the home currency came on fears of an impending global recession which prompted investors to stick to safe-haven assets......
18:00 2019-08-28