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The Dow Jones Industrial Average just booked its flattest finish in 5 years

“The last time the index finished flat after a record close was 1994, according to Dow Jones Market Data” writes Mark Decambre for marketwatch.com. Read: Trump and Powell speeches to deliver a major gut check to stock markets at records Finishing a session virtually unchanged, as the Dow did on Tuesday, is a rarity in stock gauges; the last time it occurred prior to 2014 was 12 years before that date.The midland move for the equity index came as the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.16% advanced around 5 points, a…

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S&P 500 trades around key 3,100 level as Wall Street marks records

“TSN, +6.47% stock rose 6% Tuesday, even after the meat producer reported fourth-quarter earnings and sales that missed estimates” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. On Monday, the Dow finished up around 10 points, or less than 0.1%, to 27,691.49, the S&P 500 index declined 6 points, or 0.2%, to 3,087.01, while the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 11 points, or 0.1%, to 8,464.27.Markets have been keenly focused on trade negotiations between the U.S. and two of its major counterparts, Europe and China. Source: marketwatch.com

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Bitcoin Price: On-Chain Metrics Pour Cold Water on Bearish Bias

“As shown by the monthly chart, investor fear rose significantly on Oct. 25 as Bitcoin price staged its 42% rally” writes Horus Hughes for cointelegraph.com. Bitcoin price (BTC) has taken a bearish course, leading some analysts to call for a drop to $8,300 and a few even suggest $7,100 is where the digital asset will bottom.Therefore, these metrics must rise to produce an upward surge in Bitcoin’s price.Less than two weeks ago Bitcoin price skyrocketed from $7,400 to $10,540 and whether or not this was driven by President Xi Jinping’s…

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Asia stocks mixed amid US-China trade jitters and unrest in Hong Kong

“Stocks in Asia struggled for direction in Tuesday morning trade amid concerns over the state of U.S.-China trade negotiations as well as a recent escalation of violence in ongoing protests in Hong Kong” writes Eustance Huang for cnbc.com. Investors are looking for developments on U.S.-China trade, amid uncertainty over what has been agreed to between the two economic powerhouses.Mainland Chinese shares were mixed in early trade as the Shenzhen component fell 0.23% and the Shenzhen composite declined 0.1%.Japan’s Nikkei 225 was 0.1% in morning trade while the Topix index declined…

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Uncertainty over US-China trade talks pushes stocks lower

“WEEK AHEAD: Investors will be closely watching any developments in U.S.-China trade talks this week as the latest corporate earnings season nears a close” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are falling Monday on Wall Street as investors weigh mixed signals about the status of U.S. trade talks with China.Late last week, Chinese officials said both sides agreed to roll back tariffs if the trade talks progressed.Hopes for a trade deal, along with solid economic reports and corporate profits, have fueled a rally since early…

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Stocks sink to start the week as Trump says reports on ‘level of tariff lift is incorrect’

“U.S. stocks retreated at the start of trade Monday as investors optimism for a near-term U.S.-China trade deal waned after comments from President Donald Trump played down his willingness to remove tariffs on Chinese imports” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. The ICE U.S. dollar index DXY, -0.17%, a gauge of the greenback’s performance against six major rivals, was off 0.2%. Source: marketwatch.com

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Asian shares give up gains as Hong Kong chaos hits sentiment

“Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index led the losses in Asia, down more than 1%, after police fired live rounds at protestors on the eastern side of Hong Kong island” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Analysts said the outlook for equities was highly dependent on U.S. economic data as a U.S.-China trade agreement would help bolster manufacturing and industrial sectors.”The China-U.S. trade war and the Hong Kong protest are combining to cast a negative pall on Asian markets today,” said James McGlew, analyst at stockbroking firm Argonaut. Source: 95kqds.com

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New Index Ranks World’s Largest Seafood Companies on UN SDGs

“For the first time, the World Benchmarking Alliance has ranked 30 of the largest seafood companies worldwide on their commitments, transparency, and performance to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” writes Alyssa Danigelis for environmentalleader.com. The new index presents an overall ranking based on the weighted sum of the results in five measurement areas, the World Benchmarking Alliance explained. Source: environmentalleader.com

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