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Herbert Lash

World stocks flat on data, earnings; pound volatile

16 Oct 2019

NEW YORK A gauge of world stock markets was flat on Wednesday as U.S. data that raised concerns about a slowing economy was offset by a solid start to earnings season, while sterling was volatile as negotiations on a Brexit deal continued.

Global stocks jump on report Brexit deal may be close, oil slips

16 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Stocks in Europe and on Wall Street jumped about 1% on Tuesday on strong U.S. corporate results and a possible deal to avoid a disorderly British exit from the European Union, while oil prices fell as weak China data kindled global economic fears. | Video

Stocks jump on report Brexit deal may be close, oil slips

15 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Stocks in Europe and on Wall Street jumped about 1% on Tuesday on strong U.S. corporate results and a possible deal to avoid a disorderly British exit from the European Union, while oil prices fell as weak China data kindled global economic fears.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks jump on report Brexit deal may be close, oil slips

15 Oct 2019

* Data shows China factory gate prices decline accelerate Sentiment still fragile due to U.S.-China trade war

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks jump on report Brexit deal may be close, oil slips

15 Oct 2019

* Oil prices steady on trade war jitters but OPEC hints supply restraint

WeWork opens new sites at breakneck speed despite cash-burn concerns

14 Oct 2019

NEW YORK WeWork has opened almost as many new locations in the last 3-1/2 months as it did in the whole first half of this year, likely accelerating the speed with which the office-sharing company is burning through cash as increasingly hard-nosed investors scrutinize its prospects for going public.

In new headache, WeWork says it found cancer-causing chemical in its phone booths

14 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Cash-strapped WeWork, the office-sharing company that is trying to negotiate a financial lifeline, has a new problem that may prove costly. It has closed about 2,300 phone booths at some of its 223 sites in the United States and Canada after it says it discovered elevated levels of formaldehyde.

Stocks meander on caution over trade talks, dollar gains

14 Oct 2019

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar gained on Monday as optimism ebbed over a potential U.S.-China trade deal that President Donald Trump outlined last week, while a gauge of global equity markets was little changed as investors sought details about an agreement. | Video

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks meander on caution over trade talks, dollar gains

14 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 14 The U.S. dollar gained on Monday as initial optimism ebbed over a potential U.S.-China trade deal that President Donald Trump outlined last week, but a gauge of global equity markets was little changed as investors sought details.

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