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Trade war fears still a dampener on stocks

US STOCKS rose last week as investors breathed a sigh of relief at the election results, but fears that the trade war would resume kept a cap on the gains.
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Plenty to keep investors occupied as focus fixed on earnings, mid-terms

US stocks rose sharply last week, but hopes that the rally marked the end of autumn volatility were dashed by last Friday's sell-off...
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More volatility ahead as investors take in jobs data and Fed rate impact

US stocks plunged last week, and more volatility this week ahead of a key jobs report will make this another infamous October to remember.
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Volatility to persist this week through earnings reports

US stocks finished more or less flat last week but that performance disguised some of the biggest daily swings.
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Healthy correction or sign of worse to come?

FOLLOWING a massive selldown over two sessions last week, US stocks surged on Friday - setting the scene for further volatility this week.
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10-year Treasury yield tops 3.2%; US stocks dip

US stocks fell last week as a spike in Treasury yields became too pronounced to ignore.
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Autumnal woe: A 'mean reversion' on cards?

SOMETHING'S got to give. That's the feeling on the US stock market recently as the late-summer rally turns into an early-autumn wobble...

Wall St rallies on Fed rate hike before pulling back on Powell-Trump spat

THERE were hardly any surprises when the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, but the reality of rising rates still weighed on US stocks.
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No market drop despite new bubble set to pop

US STOCKS surged to records last week as fears about a trade war between the US and China - the world's two largest economies - faded and as financial stocks surged alongside Treasury yields...
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Market volatility seen if trade ceasefire ends, US Treasury yields rise

US stocks rose to near record levels last week on hopes that America and China would pull back from the brink of a trade war and as the Turkish currency crisis eased.
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Tariff battles, political chaos likely to weigh on sentiment

US stocks fell slightly last week as the prospect of another volley in the trade war between America and China overshadowed a strong jobs report. Investors are likely to look for cover from the tariff battles and political chaos again this week.
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Longest bull run in US history seen sustaining its momentum

LAST week, major US indexes finished at record highs, extending the longest bull market on record as investors took heart from a more accommodative than expected tone from Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.
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New highs if trade war ceasefire talks advances

THIS week, the bull market in US stocks will officially tie the longest-lived stock-market advance in history, further fuelling a debate over how much longer it can survive.
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Turkish crisis, US retail earnings to set direction

CAN growth accelerate in the US while economies in the rest of the world slow down?
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Strong US earnings buoy stocks, but will optimism last?

US stocks rose slightly last week, and the Standard & Poor's 500 was on the cusp of new records as investors disregarded mounting trade tensions with China and focused on strong US earnings and a "Goldilocks"-style employment report...
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Ear on the Fed, eye on tariffs, stomach for Apple

US STOCKS finished last week more or less flat but technology stocks were lower, because of the so-called "Facebook crash"...
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Trade war, US-Korean diplomacy to decide market stability

US stocks finished last week slightly higher as investors celebrated strong jobs growth and ignored the outbreak of a trade war. That stability, however, looks likely to be short-lived.
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Major US stock indexes end Q2 with modest gains

A REBOUND late last week allowed major US stock indexes to finish the second quarter with modest gains as traders bet that there would be a ceasefire in the trade war for the Fourth of July holiday.
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Stocks dip as tariff threats cast pall over global trade

US STOCKS slid last week as tariff threats cast a shadow over the future of global trade and the economic cycle.
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Stock market remains in correction mode

AFTER flirting with new highs earlier this month, US stocks are back on the skids, with worries about rising interest rates and slowing global trade overshadowing strong domestic data.
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Scares ahead in global trade and markets, but little danger of zombie apocalypse

STOCKS fell slightly last week as the battle royale between the bulls and the bears continued.
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US Treasury yields, Europe worries suggest another volatile week

US STOCKS fell slightly last week as fears about rising Treasury yields, a eurozone crisis and trade wars were revived.
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Market undecided if it's going to be bulls or bears

US stocks surged last week, with major indexes registering some of their biggest gains this year, as inflation data quelled fears about economic overheating and the implosion of the Iran deal drove up oil prices.
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Expect another week of cross currents

US stocks fell slightly after violent swings in both directions last week, and investors are strapping in for more of the same this week.
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US Fed, trade and earnings news to feed fight between bulls and bears

ONE step forward, two steps back. US stocks fell last week and briefly tested their lows of the year as bulls and bears fought furiously over the direction of the market and the economy.