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Why stock-market investors should keep an eye on these diverging indexes

Stocks of trucking companies are a bet on the broader economy While the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite set fresh records on Monday, there is one red flag signaling the potential for a stock-market pullback in the near term, according to Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at CFRA. Since early March, the Dow Jones Transportation Average DJT, +0.73% which is ... Read More »

IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

Member countries of the International Monetary Fund on Saturday pledged to work to reduce global imbalances but failed to repeat their past pledge to resist all forms of protectionism. The International Monetary and Financial Committee, the IMF’s steering body, also repeated its past commitments on currency exchange rates. “We will refrain from competitive devaluations, and will not target our exchange ... Read More »

New £5 note: Bank to keep note despite animal fat content

The new £5 note will not be withdrawn, despite concerns that it contains traces of animal fat, the Bank of England says. The Bank said it had concluded it would be “appropriate” to keep the £5 polymer note in circulation. It will also issue the £10 polymer note as planned in September, it added. Vegans and some religious groups had ... Read More »

Company Optimization 101: How To Keep Your Business Growing

If company optimization is one of your primary objectives for 2017, know that you can realize the objective. While there are many techniques you can deploy to facilitate business growth in terms of optimized revenue-generating potential, the following strategies can prove particularly empowering: 1. Update Your Sales And Marketing Strategies. One great way to optimize your company’s growth is by ... Read More »

M&S says Laura Wade-Gery won’t return after maternity leave

One of British retailer Marks & Spencer’s most senior directors is to leave the firm following a year out of the business on maternity leave. The clothing and food group said on Monday Laura Wade-Gery, executive director, multi-channel, will not return following her period of maternity leave and will officially leave the company on Sept. 30 after five years at ... Read More »

OPEC points to larger 2017 oil surplus as rivals keep pumping

OPEC raised its forecast of oil supplies from non-member countries in 2017 as new fields come online and U.S. shale drillers prove more resilient than expected to cheap crude, pointing to a larger surplus in the market next year. Demand for crude from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will average 32.48 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2017, ... Read More »

Fed set to keep rates unchanged, may nod to ebbing risks

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as it continues to monitor the impact from weakening global growth but may seek to signal to markets it is determined to resume policy tightening this year. The Fed has held its overnight lending rate for banks at a target range of between 0.25 and 0.50 percent ... Read More »

Thailand’s infamous tiger temple fights to keep big cats

Thailand’s controversial Tiger Temple, dogged for years by talk that it supplies the black market and mistreats its animals, is fighting to keep the big cats after wildlife authorities rejected a bid to extend a zoo licence that expired in 2013. The Buddhist temple, home to more than 100 tigers, has been investigated for suspected links to wildlife trafficking and ... Read More »

U.S. urges China to keep moving to a market-oriented exchange rate

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Sunday that it was critical for China to continue moving toward a more market-oriented exchange rate and clearly communicate its actions to the market. Lew made the remarks during a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang in Beijing, following the G20 finance ministers’ summit in Shanghai. “As the global economy faces many ... Read More »