Trump Says U.S. Hasn't Yet Agreed to Ease China Tariffs
President Trump said the U.S. hasn't yet agreed to a rollback of tariffs, disputing a statement from China Thursday that tariff relief would be part of the first phase of a trade accord between the two nations.
Stocks Waver but Remain Poised for Weekly Gains
Global stocks slipped Friday but remained on track to finish the week with gains as investors awaited progress between the U.S. and China on trade.
Canada Job Creation Stalls in October
Job growth in Canada unexpectedly stalled in October after two straight strong showings, as declines in the country's manufacturing and construction sectors was offset by hiring in the government sector.
Consumer Sentiment Rises in Early November
The University of Michigan's preliminary index of November consumer sentiment ticked up to 95.7 from 95.5 at the end of October, although a gauge of current economic conditions trended downward.
How Long Can the Defense Party Last?
Defense stocks have delivered outsize returns over the past six years, but political spats and high valuations threaten to spoil the party.
JPMorgan Deal Shows Possible Path to Smaller Fannie and Freddie
A move by JPMorgan to shed risk on some of its mortgage loans is stirring hope that the tactic could help reduce the government's role in the $11 trillion mortgage market.
German Exports Grow 1.5%
German exports rose more strongly than expected in September, gaining 1.5% on the month in adjusted terms, despite a sharp decrease in industrial output.
China's Export Decline Eased in October
China's exports recovered a little in October, with a 0.9% decline from a year earlier compared with a 3.2% drop in September, in an early sign that global demand may be picking up as trade tensions with the U.S. ease.
Fed's Bostic 'Fairly Comfortable' With Holding Rates Steady for Now
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic said he isn't looking for the U.S. central bank to lower rates again.
Moody's Downgrades India's Outlook to Negative
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded its outlook for India to negative from stable, citing increased risks to its economic growth.