Black Friday; BBVA, Sabadell End Talks; AstraZeneca in FocusEconomy

Black Friday; BBVA, Sabadell End Talks; AstraZeneca in Focus

Black Friday is here. By tradition, it is the busiest shopping day in the United States. However, this being 2020,…

U.K. to End England Lockdown ; Oil Hits Eight-month HighEconomy

U.K. to End England Lockdown ; Oil Hits Eight-month High

The U.K. lifted the national lockdown order governing England starting December 2. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said, however, a sliding…

Dollar Down on Vaccine News; France, UK to Relax LockdownsEconomy

Dollar Down on Vaccine News; France, UK to Relax Lockdowns

The dollar slid and risk assets were up around the globe amid positive news on the development of COVID-19 vaccines.…

Weidmann says ECB has no Mandate in Climate Change FightEconomy

Weidmann says ECB has no Mandate in Climate Change Fight

The European Central Bank (ECB) has no democratic mandate to play a direct role in fighting climate change. This is…

The Recovering Global Economy may be Losing MomentumEconomy

The Recovering Global Economy may be Losing Momentum

The global economy is recovering from the depths of the coronavirus crisis. There are signs however, of slowing momentum in…

Stocks Set to Open Higher; Retail Earnings; Housing Data;OilEconomy

Stocks Set to Open Higher; Retail Earnings; Housing Data;Oil

Stocks will likely be up. What’s up in Lowe’s, Target (NYSE:TGT), TJX (NYSE:TJX) and Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) report earnings? Housing starts…

Stocks to Open Higher, PNC Buys BBVA Ops, Malls Consolidate Economy

Stocks to Open Higher, PNC Buys BBVA Ops, Malls Consolidate 

U.S. stock markets are set to open higher, with investors willing to look through the short-term surge in Covid cases.…

Trump’s Final Fed Picks may get Senate ApprovalEconomy

Trump’s Final Fed Picks may get Senate Approval

President Donald Trump looks set to put his final stamp on the U.S. Federal Reserve. The Senate anticipated approving his…

U.S. Stocks Recover, China Cracks Down on HKEconomy

U.S. Stocks Recover, China Cracks Down on HK

U.S. tech stocks are recovering, but China’s are suffering again. This came after Beijing drafted harsh new antitrust measures. Oil…

Markets Mixed Amid Vaccine Rally; McConnell Backs TrumpEconomy

Markets Mixed Amid Vaccine Rally; McConnell Backs Trump

Markets relax after a fierce risk repricing and McConnell backs Trump’s legal challenges. Markets around the world steadied a little…