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US close: Stocks close higher as bonds climb back from historic lows

Wall Street stocks closed higher on Friday as investors remained focused on the bond market and US-China trade relations.

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'Buy in September', BofA-ML says

Strategists at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch sounded a 'bullish' note on stocks heading into September and for the longer-term.

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US open: Stocks go green as bond yields climb back from record lows

Wall Street stocks opened higher on Friday as investors remained focused on the bond market and US-China trade relations.

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US housing starts beat forecasts in July

Residential building activity slowed a tad last month, but not in the key segment of single-family homes and a lead indicator for the sector outpaced economists' expectations.

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US pre-open: Futures point to positive open as bonds and trade remain in focus

Wall Street futures were pointing to a positive session as investors remained focused on the bond market and US-China trade relations.

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US close: Stocks mixed as earnings help offset China woes

Wall Street trading finished mixed on Thursday, after a strong set of results from Walmart and some positive economic data helped to offset worries over China vowing to counter the latest round of tariffs from the White House.

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Commodities: Energy futures slip amid volatile trading but gold sparkles bright

A widely-followed proxy for commodity prices continued to flirt with its 52-week lows on Thursday amid ongoing strength in the US dollar against a backdrop of choppy trading in stockmarkets around the world as China said it would retaliate against the latest round of US trade tariffs and President Donald Trump responded that any deal had to be on American terms.

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Friday preview: US consumer confidence in the spotlight

The focus at the weekend will be on the American consumer as the University Michigan releases a preliminary reading for consumer sentiment in August close on the heels of a much stronger than expected reading on retail sales in July.

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Jefferies welcomes governance changes at Burford Capital, reiterates 'buy'

Analysts at Jefferies gave the 'thumbs up' to Burford Capital's response to shareholder concerns about governance, reiterating their 'buy' recommendation and 2,400p target price for the shares.

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US open: Stocks turn green following Dow's worst day of the year

Wall Street trading began on a positive note on Thursday as strong results from Walmart and some positive economic data helped offset worries around China vowing to counter the US' latest round of tariffs.

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US industrial production drops unexpectedly July

US industrial output recorded a large and unexpected drop in July, pointing to the possibility that at least in manufacturing the current downturn still had further to run, according to some economists.

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Empire State index picks up in August

Manufacturing sector conditions in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's jurisdiction picked up in August.

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Philly Fed index beats forecasts in August but hiring slows down

Manufacturing activity in the US mid-Atlantic region held up better than anticipated in August, according to the results of one of the most closely-followed surveys of activity in the sector.

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US retail sales jump in July led by gasoline stations and online purchases

The American consumer continued to splash out at a faster than expected clip over the summer.

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US pre-open: Futures point to more losses as China vows to retaliate in trade war

Futures were pointing to more losses on Thursday after China vowed to counter the US's latest round of tariffs on $300bn- worth of goods from the Asian superpower.

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China says it will retaliate against new US tariffs

Chinese officials labelled US plans to levy a 10. 0% tariff on approximately $300. 0bn-worth of the nation's exports a violation of the agreement reached between the two countries at the G20 leaders' summit in Osaka, Japan, and indicated that Beijing would retaliate in kind.

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US close: Markets post losses as China trade concerns circulate

Wall Street stocks turned in heavy losses by the closing bell on Wednesday, driven by much weaker than expected economic data out of China and a report that Washington was not in fact easing back in its trade war with Beijing.

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US open: Stocks turn in heavy losses at the bell as trade tensions remain firmly in focus

Wall Street stocks turned in heavy losses at the opening bell on Wednesday, driven by much weaker than expected economic data out of China and a report that Washington was not in fact easing back in its trade war with Beijing.

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US import prices edge slightly higher in July

Import prices in the US edged slightly higher in July as energy costs bounced back.

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US pre-open: Futures drop sharply after US official reportedly denies thaw in US-China talks

Wall Street futures were pointing to heavy losses at the opening bell on the back of much weaker than expected economic data out of China and following a report that Washington was not easing back in its trade war with Beijing.