Stocks slip, investors cautious ahead of US jobs data

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – European equities slipped on Friday and were little changed on the week as traders waited for US jobs data to give clues as to the health of the world’s largest economy. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was up 0.1% and set for a weekly … Read more

US stocks advance, Treasury yields rise following strong economic data, Fed resolve

NEW YORK, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Wall Street advanced and Treasury yields touched two-week highs on Wednesday as abating geopolitical concerns, robust economic data and generally upbeat corporate earnings fed investor risk appetite. All three major US stock indexes were higher, and benchmark 10-year Treasury yields gained ground. Economic data showed an unexpected acceleration of … Read more

Factbox: Economic sanctions China has imposed on Taiwan over Pelosi visit

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends a meeting with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan August 3, 2022. Taiwan Presidential Office/Handout via REUTERS. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 3 (Reuters) – China on Wednesday suspended exports of natural sand to Taiwan and … Read more

Most US small businesses worry recession is coming – Goldman survey

A US dollar note is seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 13 (Reuters) – Some 93% of small business owners are worried that the United States will enter a recession in the next six months, a survey released by Goldman … Read more

US House panel to investigate companies sharing reproductive data

The United States Capitol building in Washington, US REUTERS / Emily Elconin Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional committee has asked data brokers and personal health apps to tell how they handle users’ reproductive health data amid concerns states will use the information to … Read more