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Gold steady near 10-month high; palladium hits record level
The dollar index versus a basket of six major currencies was little changed at 96.784
Asian shares hover near 4-month high, buoyed by trade optimism
US President Donald Trump said last week he might extend his March 1 deadline
Euro gains as US-China trade-talk optimism boosts sentiment
The dollar, the world's most liquid currency, tends to perform well during bouts of investor nervousness.
Slump in spends, manufacturing worrying signs for US
The warning signs for the US economy are coming thick and fast.
Dollar eases as trade deal prospects bolster risk, sterling gains
In Asia, the yen was marginally higher versus the greenback at 110.53.
During fiscal expansion, cutting rates aggressively will be adding fuel to fire: Krishna Memani, Oppenheimer Funds
"Corporate governance and leverage have been perennial issues in Indian corporate sector"
Asia bulls dare to hope on trade talks, stimulus
In commodity markets, spot gold firmed 0.28 per cent to $1,324.70 per ounce.
The Latest: Warren describes squeeze facing working families
8 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren described a squeeze on working families as she made her first appearance before Nevada voters since declaring her candidacy.
Krugman sees possible US recession with little Fed reserve wiggle room
“Let’s put it this way, our current Treasury Secretary is no Hank Paulson,” he said.
Fed policymakers see one US rate hike, or none, as growth slows
It is not clear how widely those views are shared among all 17 Fed policymakers.
Court filing: Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, the one-time chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, according to court papers filed Friday.
Justices to decide if 2020 census can ask about citizenship
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether the 2020 census can include a question about citizenship that could affect the allocation of seats in the House of Representatives and the distribution of billions of dollars in federal money.
This is the place where S&P 500 rallies have come to die
Market technicians including BMO Capital’s Russ Visch say 2,800 is critical for the index.