Small business optimism falls for fifth straight month, NFIB says

Small business optimism falls to a two year low Small business owners’ optimism has taken a nose dive to its lowest levels since Donald Trump became president. The Marks Group PC president Gene Marks weighs in. Concerns about the U.S. economy after the partial federal government shutdown and volatility in financial markets drove a reading of small business owners' confidence […]

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Dow Falls Over 200 Points as Slowing Global Growth Fears Linger

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell over 200 points in Friday morning’s market session as slowing global growth fears continue to linger. With the U.S.-China trade truce nearing its 90-day deadline, a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping appears “highly unlikely,” per a report by CNBC. While President […]

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Expedia profit falls, faces legal fight with United Airlines

Expedia Group Inc. boosted fourth-quarter revenue by selling more hotel rooms and airline tickets, but write-downs pushed profit down 69 percent, to $17 million. The results still beat expectations for the online travel agency. Continue Reading Below The shares jumped $9.13, or 7 percent, to $137 in extended trading Thursday after losing a penny in the regular session. At Thursday's […]

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Rupee falls 10 paise to 70.59 per US dollar in early trade

Forex traders said the strength of the US dollar against other overseas currencies weighed on the domestic currency The rupee on Monday depreciated 10 paise to 70.59 per US dollar in early trade amid strengthening of the American currency and weak opening in domestic equities. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange, the rupee opened weak at ₹ 70.50 then fell further […]

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Business investment falls again amid Brexit uncertainty

The Office for National Statistics said it fell 1.1% in the third quarter, revised up by 0.1 percentage points from the first estimate. Howard Archer, chief economic adviser to the EY Item Club, said: “This strongly suggests businesses were cautious over investment as doubts mounted as to whether a Brexit transition arrangement would come into being next March and companies […]

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Brexit: Sterling falls to 1-1/2 year lows on reports May could pull vote

U.K. PM Theresa May to pull vote on Brexit: Report FBN’s Ashley Webster on mounting concerns over the future of Brexit. LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters) – The British pound fell to its lowest level since June 2017 on Monday on media reports British Prime Minister Theresa May would pull a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal. Continue Reading Below Sterling […]

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