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U.S. housing starts near 1-1/2-year low; factory output rebounds

U.S. housing starts near 1-1/2-year low; factory output rebounds

Housing starts drop 9.6%; building permits fall 1.3% Single-family starts tumble 10.1%; permits drop 4.3% Housing construction backlog rises 5.0% Manufacturing production rebounds 0.7% WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding fell to the lowest level in nearly 1-1/2 years in July, weighed down by higher mortgage rates and prices for construction materials, suggesting the …

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Shares slide ahead of U.S. inflation data, earnings hurdles

Asia shares mixed, China cuts rates as data disappoints

FILE PHOTO – People pass by an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei share price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei edges up, S&P 500 futures dip PBOC cuts key rates, China data badly miss forecasts Eyes on …

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S&P 500, Nasdaq close up 4th straight week as optimism grows

S&P 500, Nasdaq close up 4th straight week as optimism grows

Nasdaq, S&P 500 post longest weekly win streaks since November S&P 500 recovers 50% of bear market losses S&P 500 is up 17.7% from a mid-June low NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Wall Street closed higher on Friday as signs that inflation may have peaked in July increased investor confidence that a bull market …

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Wall Street rally lifts Nasdaq 20% from low as inflation fears ebb

Wall Street rally lifts Nasdaq 20% from low as inflation fears ebb

Traders work on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fed now seen delivering 50 bps hike in September U.S. consumer price growth slows in July Musk sells Tesla shares worth $6.9 …

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China's factory inflation hits 17-month low, consumer prices speed up

China’s factory inflation hits 17-month low, consumer prices speed up

A worker walks past steel rolls at the Chongqing Iron and Steel plant in Changshou, Chongqing, China August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July producer inflation at lowest since Feb 2021 July consumer inflation at 2-year high PBOC seen staying accommodative to spur growth BEIJING, Aug …

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Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron's warning renews tech rout

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron’s warning renews tech rout

Micron falls on lowered revenue forecast Semiconductor stocks drop for third session Novavax tumbles after cutting revenue view by half NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed down on Tuesday after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip makers and tech stocks lower as investors await U.S. inflation data that could lead …

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Wall St trades mixed on Fed tightening fears, Nvidia weighs

Wall St trades mixed on Fed tightening fears, Nvidia weighs

U.S. Senate approves bill on climate change, drug costs Nvidia slides as slump in gaming demand hits Q2 revenue Tyson Foods down on quarterly profit miss Palantir drops on forecast cut Indexes mixed: Dow up 0.14%; S&P, Nasdaq slip Aug 8 (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes were mixed on Monday after blockbuster jobs data last …

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China's exports gain steam but outlook cloudy as global growth cools

China’s exports gain steam but outlook cloudy as global growth cools

China July exports grow at faster pace, beat forecast Imports again disappoint, highlighting weak domestic demand Trade balance hit record high in July Weak foreign demand adds stress to trade, economic outlook BEIJING, Aug 7 (Reuters) – China’s export growth unexpectedly picked up speed in July, offering an encouraging boost to the economy as its …

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