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Global sharemarkets rally for a second day, setting aside trade fears

Global sharemarkets rally for a second day, setting aside trade fears

World markets rallied for a second straight day on bets the ongoing US-China trade spat would inflict less damage than feared.

  • by Herbert Lash

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We're doubling down on the errors that caused the financial crisis a decade ago
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We're doubling down on the errors that caused the financial crisis a decade ago

Everyone has their favourite theory about the financial crisis, but we keep overlooking an alternative account of what actually happened.

  • by Juliet Samuel
Global markets rise, shrugging off trade concerns

Global markets rise, shrugging off trade concerns

Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday as the latest tit-for-tat US-Chinese trade dispute was seen as barely denting world growth

  • by Herbert Lash
'It's raining money': why you shouldn't bet against Wall Street
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'It's raining money': why you shouldn't bet against Wall Street

Betting against Wall Street has been a consistently bad idea in the 10 years since the financial crisis.

  • by Tom Stevenson
Tech firms lead slide as trade worries weigh on Wall Street
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Tech firms lead slide as trade worries weigh on Wall Street

A slide in technology companies helped pull US stocks lower Monday, snapping a five-day winning streak for the market.

'We don't have any strategy to deal with it': experts warn next recession could rival the Great Depression
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Analysis

'We don't have any strategy to deal with it': experts warn next recession could rival the Great Depression

The world’s major economies are skating on dangerously thin ice and lack the tools to fight the next downturn.

  • by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
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The next financial crisis will strike in 2020, says JPMorgan

The next financial crisis will strike in 2020, says JPMorgan

How bad will the next crisis be and soon will it come? JPMorgan has an idea.

  • by Chris Anstey
'Light through the clouds': Markets gain as Wall Street bulls feed on good news

'Light through the clouds': Markets gain as Wall Street bulls feed on good news

Signs of movement in the US-China trade stand-off and an interest rate hike in emerging market trouble-spot Turkey sent an index of global stocks higher overnight.

  • by Trevor Hunnicutt
A tricky day on Wall Street as trade hopes flicker and tech stocks slip

A tricky day on Wall Street as trade hopes flicker and tech stocks slip

US stocks wobbled between gains and losses then finished with a split decision in Wednesday's session.

  • by Marley Jay
Trump's economic 'magic wand' is a myth
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Trump's economic 'magic wand' is a myth

The President is taking credit for the US economy's strength. The truth is, his economic record has yet to be written.

  • by Michael R. Strain
Wall Street gains on back of tech rally

Wall Street gains on back of tech rally

A broad index of world stock markets posted gains for a second straight day on Tuesday, as investors piled into US technology and energy stocks even as a trade war loomed.

  • by Trevor Hunnicutt