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US Senate Confirms Barr as Attorney General
Saturday, 16 February 2019 04:17 WIB

The U.S. Senate voted 54-45 Thursday to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, who will now oversee special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian election meddling and contacts between Moscow and members of Trump's inner circle. Barr begins his second...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong Stocks Fall on Trade Talks Uncertainty
Saturday, 16 February 2019 04:19 WIB

Hong Kong stocks fell Friday amid uncertainty over the outcome of US-China trade talks in Beijing, following Wall Street's negative lead on weak US retail sales. The Hang Seng Index lost 1.87 percent, or 531.21 points, to 27,900.84. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.37 percent, or...

ECONOMY
U.K. Retail Sales Jump As Discounts Spur Spending on Clothing
Friday, 15 February 2019 16:46 WIB

U.K. retail sales rose at their fastest pace in six months in January as consumers flocked to snap up cut-price clothing. Excluding auto fuel, the volume of goods sold in stores and online rose 1.2 percent from December, when they fell 1 percent in a Black Friday hangover, the Office for National...

GOLD CORNER
Wall St., Main St. Look For Gold To Regain Its Shine
Monday, 11 February 2019 11:38 WIB

Wall Street and Main Street both remain bullish in the weekly Kitco News gold survey, in essence considering last week's pullback as a correction in a market that still is still in an uptrend. Fifteen market professionals took part in the Wall Street survey. There were 11 votes, or 73%, calling...

COMMODITY
Oil Futures Climb by More Than 5% For The Week
Saturday, 16 February 2019 04:06 WIB

Oil futures gained Friday, lifting prices up by more than 5% for the week on signs of tighter global supplies and progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China. The market was optimistic in regard to progress in this week™s trade talks between the U.S. and China, which can influence demand...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Powell Says Economy `Strong' But Prosperity Missing Some Places
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 02:00 WIB

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy is œstrong though its benefits haven™t been felt evenly across the country. Speaking in Itta Bena, Mississippi, located in Leflore County where unemployment at 7.3 percent in December was almost double the...

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