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Wall Street dips ahead of Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes
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Wall Street dips ahead of Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes

One should keep in mind, that weak quarterly reports could be peculiar also to U.S. companies. This happened on Wednesday and against this background, U.S. stocks began to decline.


May 22, 2019
5G to launch in UK from May 30, tough time for Huawei phones
5G to launch in UK from May 30, tough time for Huawei phones

EE (Everything Everywhere), the largest UK’s mobile operator intends to launch the first 5G network in the country next week, but it will not...

Apple becomes more open to iPhone users
Apple becomes more open to iPhone users

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Wednesday that Apple Inc. had committed to being “more transparent” with iPhone...

May brings eggs to bad market; Brexit agreement rejected
May brings eggs to bad market; Brexit agreement rejected

After just a few hours after submitting a proposal to hold a second referendum and conclude a closer trade agreement with the European Union,...

Yen, franc, kiwi consolidate; pound looks cheaper
Yen, franc, kiwi consolidate; pound looks cheaper

The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc strengthened on Wednesday, as the take risks sentiment amid growing trade tensions between the United States...

Currency movement: euro flat, pound falls, yen keeps going
Currency movement: euro flat, pound falls, yen keeps going

The meeting of the US Federal Reserve was held 3 weeks ago, and, finally, the time has come to publish its protocol.

Oil prices go down as U.S. crude reserves surge
Oil prices go down as U.S. crude reserves surge

Oil supplies to the world market are declining, and the United States and China are on the verge of a potential trade war. The oil prices vary, as...

Asian stock markets remain cautiously optimistic
Asian stock markets remain cautiously optimistic

The most part of Asian stock markets is growing, continuing to be under pressure from trade friction.

May 21, 2019
Wall Street optimistic due to technology sector growth
Wall Street optimistic due to technology sector growth

Wall Street was up on Tuesday, with technology sector growth leader, after the Department of Commerce announced that it would temporarily delay the...

Strong dollar affects gold prices as usual
Strong dollar affects gold prices as usual

Gold futures reach a more than two-week low, as the dollar strengthens amid growing likelihood that the Fed would not cut rates in the current...

Europe’s shares follow in footsteps of Asian stock markets
Europe’s shares follow in footsteps of Asian stock markets

Europe’s stock markets grew on Tuesday, following chip makers’ shares in the Asia-Pacific region. The trigger for this growth was the...

Fed looks for right scenario, whereas dollar advances
Fed looks for right scenario, whereas dollar advances

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said that Federal Reserve Board was considering a change to the inflation target range instead of the target. It current...

Japan's auto industry lobby worries about Trump's statement
Japan's auto industry lobby worries about Trump's statement

Japanese car industry lobbies said on Tuesday that they were disappointed with Donald Trump’s statement that some imported cars and parts...

Oil prices wobble as OPEC takes wait-and-see approach
Oil prices wobble as OPEC takes wait-and-see approach

On the one hand there is an expectation of the OPEC+ agreement extension, on the other - a trade war between the U.S. and China. The first pushes...

Asian stocks mixed, as investors assess Huawei's ban impact
Asian stocks mixed, as investors assess Huawei's ban impact

Asian stock markets showed mixed dynamics on Tuesday after the Trump administration announced that the Huawei case would receive a temporary reprieve.

May 20, 2019
U.S. indices fall; pressure on China on all fronts
U.S. indices fall; pressure on China on all fronts

Relations between the U.S. and China are getting worse at a catastrophic pace. The United States stock indices keep up with them, the loss-leader...

Huawei in tight corner, whereas Xiaomi beats records
Huawei in tight corner, whereas Xiaomi beats records

Google has suspended cooperation with Huawei in areas that require the transfer of equipment, software and technical services. This is another blow...

World biggest banks to create their own cryptocurrency
World biggest banks to create their own cryptocurrency

Several world biggest banks invested discreetly about $50 million into the creation of a new cryptocurrency and payment system based on blockchain...

May takes final steps for new Brexit proposals adoption
May takes final steps for new Brexit proposals adoption

Prime Minister Theresa May is making recent attempts to gain support on the issue of the country's withdrawal from EU within her party, before...

Google’s cutting off Huawei access affects European indexes
Google’s cutting off Huawei access affects European indexes

European stock indexes are traded in negative territory, responding to the escalation of the trade conflict between the United States and China...

Oil grows, as OPEC and UAE ready to strengthen prices
Oil grows, as OPEC and UAE ready to strengthen prices

Oil prices inch higher after the OPEC+ alliance announced that it will continue to reduce oil supplies cuts, amid the rising tensions in Iran.

Yuan and yen fall, Aussie rises as ruling coalition wins
Yuan and yen fall, Aussie rises as ruling coalition wins

Google decides to suspend business with Huawei, after adding the Chinese techno giant to the country’s black list as a company that...

China’s stocks slip as Google revokes Huawei’s license
China’s stocks slip as Google revokes Huawei’s license

Asian stock markets were mixed, as investors tried to exhale after the next week of exacerbation of trade tensions between the United States and...

May 17, 2019
Wall St. falls as China has no more interest in trade talks
Wall St. falls as China has no more interest in trade talks

Wall Street indices are in negative territory on Friday morning after Chinese state-owned media announced that Beijing is not eager to resume trade...

Bitcoin shrinks, reaching less than $6,700
Bitcoin shrinks, reaching less than $6,700

The price of bitcoin suddenly fell by more than 20 percent on Friday, without probable cause after the recent jump in the cryptocurrency cost to...

Gold prices fall as dollar remains ​​relatively stable
Gold prices fall as dollar remains ​​relatively stable

Gold futures fell on Friday and run the risk of ending the week negatively due to a slight strengthening of the dollar, but are still supported by...

Trade tensions markedly affect  European stock markets
Trade tensions markedly affect European stock markets

 The most part of European markets traded on the red territory on Friday, as the automotive industry suffers heavy losses due to aggravated...

Currency overview: Pound, Euro, Aussie and Kiwi descend
Currency overview: Pound, Euro, Aussie and Kiwi descend

Everything is still unchanged - the yen, as a "safe haven", is more often up than down. Otherwise, it can not be, since China is directly...

Who will replace Theresa May? Pound below $1.28
Who will replace Theresa May? Pound below $1.28

Nearly three years after the United Kingdom unexpectedly voted in a referendum on secession from the EU, it is still unclear how, when or if it...

Oil prices fluctuate on Friday, but mostly growth-oriented
Oil prices fluctuate on Friday, but mostly growth-oriented

The situation in the Middle East continues to alarm markets; hence, oil prices show a diverse trend on Friday.

Japanese stocks up, Chinese indices down, to each his own
Japanese stocks up, Chinese indices down, to each his own

Asian shares showed mixed dynamics on Friday. Hong Kong’s and mainland China’s stocks declined amid continuing trade tensions with the...

May 16, 2019
Wall Street grows due to corporate reports
Wall Street grows due to corporate reports

U.S. stock markets grew on Thursday, despite aggravating concerns about trade disputes, supported by strong earnings from Walmart, Colfax Corp,...

Oil prices rise in light of growing uncertainties
Oil prices rise in light of growing uncertainties

U.S. commercial oil reserves increased by 5 million 431 thousand barrels - to 472.035 million last week. The rise in oil prices is due increasing...

Walmart to try to mitigate effects of tariff increases
Walmart to try to mitigate effects of tariff increases

Walmart admits that consumer prices will rise due to increased China’s import duties, as revenue and online sales data showed a slowdown in...

Eurozone trade surplus lowers amid increasing imports
Eurozone trade surplus lowers amid increasing imports

Eurozone trade balance fell to 22.5 billion euros in March from 26.9 billion euros on a year-on-year basis, surpassing market expectations with a...

European shares fall as Huawei case heightens anxiety
European shares fall as Huawei case heightens anxiety

European stocks began to fall on Thursday after Washington took Huawei to the list of threats to the country's security, which only exacerbated...

Asian indices react varied to U.S. veto on Huawei technologies
Asian indices react varied to U.S. veto on Huawei technologies

Asian stock markets were mixed on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump signed a decree outlawing the supply of telecommunications equipment...

Currency market reacts differently on trade war escalation
Currency market reacts differently on trade war escalation

“It is difficult to maintain a risk appetite when one sees the trade war escalation, and weak statistics on the American economy signals of a...

May 15, 2019
Bitcoin set to grow; $8,000 mark in sight
Bitcoin set to grow; $8,000 mark in sight

Bitcoin began suddenly to rise after a long hibernation on the cryptocurrency market, and investors with a long-term bullish trend mark the digital...

Huawei: one card left to play in game USA vs.China
Huawei: one card left to play in game USA vs.China

Accusations of interfering in U.S. elections failed. There are ready to follow the accusations of the Chinese company Huawei in the supply of spy...

Banking sector reports make European stocks blush
Banking sector reports make European stocks blush

European stocks on Wednesday were in the red zone, the leader of the decline was the regional banking sector.

Alibaba revenue exceeds expectations due to cloud computing
Alibaba revenue exceeds expectations due to cloud computing

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, China's largest online platform, presented its earnings report on Wednesday, which surpassed analysts'...

Currency overview: Aussie and Kiwi edge down, Euro holds up
Currency overview: Aussie and Kiwi edge down, Euro holds up

The Australian dollar fell to its lowest level in three months on Wednesday, as the weak data from China heightened concerns about the global...


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