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Dollar nears 3-mth low, shares climb after Fed tests the brakes

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Shares hit a two-month high and the dollar swooped towards a three-month low on Thursday, after Federal Reserve signals of smaller interest rate rises from next month were followed by the message from Frankfurt that the ECB will plough on. With Wall Street shut for Thanksgiving, it was up to …

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US weekly jobless claims at 3-month high; equipment spending resilient

Weekly jobless claims increase 17,000 to 240,000 Continuing claims rise 48,000 to 1.551 million Core capital goods orders rebound 0.7% in October Shipments of core capital goods surge 1.3% WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits increased to a three-month high last week amid rising layoffs in …

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Oil slides over 3% on Russian price cap talks, US gasoline build

EIA US gasoline stocks data shows higher-than-expected build G7 price cap on Russian oil could be above current trading level Chinese demand concerns weigh as COVID-19 cases surge Majority of Fed officials see rate hikes slowing soon HOUSTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell more than 3% on Wednesday, continuing a streak of volatile …

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Wall Street rises as Fed signals rate hikes may slow

Growth stocks bounce as Treasury yields drop Indexes: Dow up 0.29%, S&P 500 up 0.53%, Nasdaq up 0.93% Futures: S&P up 0.5%, Dow 500 up 0.3%, Nasdaq up 0.8% Nov 23 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes edged higher on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s November meeting showed interest rate hikes may slow …

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Investors batten down ahead of Fed minutes, Eurozone recession fears grow

Fed minutes awaited US Thanksgiving public holiday on Thursday Stock eke out slim gains globally Eurozone economic data points to recession China hit by rising COVID-19 infections LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Global shares were little changed on Wednesday as investors kept their eyes peeled for the minutes of a Federal Reserve meeting that could …

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Oil rises 1% as OPEC+ focus on supply cuts outweighs recession concerns

EU softens Russian oil price-cap plan -Bloomberg Saudi Arabia, other OPEC producers deny output hike talks Beijing shuts parks and museums as China’s COVID cases rise Coming up: API supply report at 4:30 pm EST (2130 GMT) NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose about 1% on Tuesday after top exporter Saudi Arabia …

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Congress to hold hearing on Ticketmaster problems after Taylor Swift debacle

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) – A US Senate antitrust panel will hold a hearing on the lack of competition in the ticketing industry after Ticketmaster’s problems last week managing the sale of Taylor Swift tickets, Senator Amy Klobuchar, chair of the panel, said on Tuesday. Senators Klobuchar and Mike Lee, the top Republican on the …

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S&P closes at more than two-month high on retail, energy lift

Best Buy up, sees smaller annual sales drop Dollar Tree drops on lower FY profit forecast Manchester United surges on sale report Dow up 1.18%, S&P 500 up 1.36%, Nasdaq up 1.36% NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – US stocks rally on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing at its highest level in 2-1/2 months, …

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Europe to be hit hardest in global slowdown -OECD

Global growth seen falling from 3.1% in 2022 to 2.2% in 2023 National outlooks vary widely, with UK lagging other economies Central banks urged to keep hiking interest rates PARIS, Nov 22 (Reuters) – The global economy should avoid a recession next year but the worst energy crisis since the 1970s will trigger a sharp …

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China COVID cases weigh on Wall St; disney jumps

Disney up on Iger’s return as CEO S&P 500 energy index leads sectoral falls Grindr slips after rocketing in debut Tesla down on vehicle recall, China COVID concerns Dow up 0.01%, S&P 500 down 0.34%, Nasdaq down 1.05% Nov 21 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes started the week roughly lower on China saying it …

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