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Negotiations on government shutdown, US-China trade likely to move market

US stocks skyrocketed last week after reports that Washington and Beijing were close to a trade agreement, but mixed earnings and the ongoing partial government shutdown could cause the rally to pause this week.
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Resurrected bull market faces earnings test this week

THE bull market's resurrection faces an earnings test this week...
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Exceptional jobs data helps mask market volatility

US stocks rose slightly last week, masking a violently volatile opening week to the year on Wall Street. The bungee-cord action is likely to continue this week, especially if there are any developments in trade negotiations.
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A quiet start to 2019 could signal the bull market is still alive

SANTA Claus came late to Wall Street but still managed to pull back the major indexes from the brink of a bear market.
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US stocks in for rough 2019 start in absence of positive drivers

ALL Wall Street got for Christmas this year was a lump of coal.
OUTLOOK 2019

Ringing in the new year - and new fears

AS the new year fast approaches, there is everything to fear, including fear itself. US stocks were the best of a bad lot in 2018, but strategists warn that the global selloff may hit the New York Stock Exchange with a vengeance in 2019.
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US Fed expected to hike rates; focus to shift to policy statement, new forecasts

US stocks fell last week as China reported the first major casualties in the trade war and a preliminary Brexit deal collapsed.
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Brexit surprise or Fed U-turn on rate hikes may break downtrend

THE US stock market is set to continue the wild swings of the last couple of weeks as a boost from seasonal strength is countered by a drag from developments in the trade war and Brexit.
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Xi-Trump meet could inspire Santa Claus to return to Wall St

THE traditional year-end rally was delayed this year because of trade-war and interest-rate fears. But an amicable meeting between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping was enough to reduce fears that global economic growth would be wiped out by a new Cold War.
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Buy-the-dip calls looking shaky

US stocks endured one of the worst Thanksgiving weeks in recent years, on signs of greater friction between the US and China and a global flight from "risk assets"...
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Markets set for another volatile week going into US Thanksgiving holiday

US stocks fell last week as developments in trade negotiations and Brexit caused violent swings in both directions.
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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?