Germany’s Top Banks Weigh Unpalatable Options as Talks Fail

A merger of Deutsche Bank AG and Commerzbank AG was supposed to be the path to recovery after years of failed attempts to turn the institutions around. Now that’s off the table, where do they go from here? The prospects are unattractive: Deutsche Bank may have to keep shrinking, and either lender could yet be acquired. There are broader risks, […]

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Asian shares slip; German, Korean data hurt risk appetite

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Thursday as a surprise deterioration in German and South Korean economic data rekindled fears of slowing global growth, while oil prices pulled back slightly after a sharp run-up earlier in the week. The Japanese yen weakened marginally to near 112 a dollar after the Bank of Japan kept policy unchanged at a review […]

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US stocks in tight range after record-setting gains

Should investors buy into stocks in this market environment? Tengler Wealth Management Investment Strategist Nancy Tengler on earnings season and the market outlook. U.S. stocks traded in a tight range Wednesday, following record-setting gains the day before, on mixed quarterly reports and concerns about the strength of the global economy. Continue Reading Below The declines came as investors eyed German business sentiment, which dropped in […]

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U.S. Stocks Are Back on Course After a Seven Month Detour

It took 14 weeks to fall, 17 weeks to recover, and if you managed never to sell during the U.S. stock market’s biggest tantrum in six years, you’ve just been made whole. Seven months after it all began, the S&P 500 has completed one of the fastest round trips in market history. The benchmark gauge rose 0.8 percent during Tuesday’s […]

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Twitter, Disney, Coca-Cola, Hasbro & more

Check out the companies making headlines midday Tuesday: Coca-Cola — The soda-maker’s stock rose 1.7% after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly results. Coca-Cola said its earnings were boosted by sales of water, sports drinks and zero-sugar beverages. United Technologies — The Dow component traded more than 2% higher on the back of strong first-quarter earnings. The company reported earnings per […]

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The Violent Backdrop to Sri Lanka’s Deadly Bombings: QuickTake

Sri Lanka is witnessing a worrying return to violence. On Easter Sunday, suicide bombers killed more than 300 people and injured another 500 in a series of highly coordinated attacks. The government banned social media and imposed a curfew as it sought to contain the fallout. But the political infighting that followed was a reminder that the South Asian island […]

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Asia markets gain as earnings season stateside kicks into high gear

Shares in Japan, South Korea and Australia advanced in morning trade. More than 140 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release their quarterly results this week, with majority of corporate earnings reports having topped expectations. Oil prices surged to nearly six-month highs on Monday after the Trump administration announced that all oil buyers would need to cease imports from Iran […]

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