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Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 19, 2019. Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 19, 2019. Read More

Did someone say rate cut? Five questions for the ECB

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LONDON (Reuters) – After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured outside Read More

Circuit breakers trip, shares soar as China’s Nasdaq-style bourse debuts

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Trading hit a fever pitch, with shares rocketing as much as 520%, as China’s new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms debuted on Monday, with valuations exceeding even the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride. Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang (centre L) and China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Chairman Read More

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in response to what they see as weakness in worldwide demand. FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind an oil pump outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France March 28, 2019. Read More

Judge rules against hedge funds that challenged 2016 Jarden deal

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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – A Delaware judge ruled against hedge funds on Friday that tried to get more cash out of Newell Brands Inc’s (NWL.O) 2016 acquisition of consumer goods company Jarden Corp, the latest setback for a once-popular investment strategy known as appraisal. Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights of the Court of Chancery found that Read More

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Prospect of Fed cut pushing dividend investors into tech, energy

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NEW YORK, July 19 (Reuters) – An expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month is pushing yield-oriented U.S. fund managers further afield in search of income at attractive prices. While nearly half of the companies in the S&P 500 have a higher dividend yield than the roughly 2.04% yield that benchmark Read More

CBS goes dark for 6.5M customers as contract talks with AT&T break down

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Amid tense contract negotiations between CBS and AT&T, the network reportedly went dark for 6.5 million DirecTV, U-verse and DirecTV Now customers across the country Saturday. Some customers also lost access to CBS Sports Network and the Smithsonian Channel, Deadline.com reported. AT&T said CBS is a “repeat blackout offender” after weeks of negotiations over pricing Read More

Colin Reed: Elizabeth Warren makes a fateful choice – Will it help her beat Biden, Harris in the final round?

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While her fellow leftists spent their time immersed in the feud between President Trump and “the squad,”Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., kept her eye on the prize, continuing her laser-like focus on the populist economic message that has driven her political career. Warren – joined by a rogue’s gallery of congressional liberals – introduced legislation in the Read More

National Ice Cream Day: Why we celebrate, and where to get the day’s best deals

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I scream, you scream, we’re all screaming for National Ice Cream Day. Whether you prefer to jump for joy or silently savor the dessert, bringing people together is what ice cream is all about, according to Carla Noboa, the owner and founder ofBIVE Ice Cream Shop in New York City. <img src="https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/07/640/320/NICD1.png?ve=1&tl=1" alt="Carla Noboa, the owner Read More