japan Shinzo Abe U.S. Market News 

Japan Second-Quarter GDP Revision Sparks Recession Fears – CCN.com

Japan’s economy faces both external and internal risks as latest GDP numbers released. | Source: Shutterstock Japan’s economic expansion cooled more than initially forecast in the second quarter, revised data showed, complicating the government’s planned consumption tax hike later this year. Ironically, the long-delayed sales tax increase is expected to shrink Japan’s GDP output later this year, plunging the country closer to recession. Japan GDP Revised Downward Japan’s gross domestic product – the value of all goods and services produced in the economy – expanded 0.3% in the second quarter,…

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DOW U.S. Market News 

Strategists Skeptical About Dow Recession Despite Zero Yield Predictions

Strategists do not foresee a recession despite a shocking August for markets. | Source: Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP The Dow Jones dropped by more than one percent on September 3 following several weakened futures trading sessions, dropping 285 points as the U.S. and China imposed additional sanctions over the weekend, triggering conversations about a possible recession. As investors continue to explore alternative stores of value and safe havens, strategists anticipate the bond yield in the U.S. to drop to sub-zero, following Japan and Germany. The Dow Jones still near record highs…

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Dow Jones U.S. Market News 

After Dow Slump, Recession Fears Rise With Dwindling Trade Deal Hope

The Dow futures are in the red following the response of China towards new sanctions imposed by the U.S., fueling fears of a possible recession. | Source: Shutterstock The Dow futures are in the red once again following the response of China towards new sanctions imposed by the U.S., fueling the drop of the bond yield and fears of a possible recession. The Dow slump expected to continue as President Xi finds growing support in China | Source: Yahoo Finance Max Baucus, a former U.S. ambassador to China, said in…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Analysis Bloomberg stock market U.S. Market News 

Global Stock Markets’ Aghast August Dumped 17x Bitcoin’s Market Cap – CCN Markets

A brutal August makes a notable setback for markets home and abroad. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: August was a brutal month for investors across the world. Global stock markets shed $3 trillion as a dirty cocktail of recession warnings and trade war escalation rocked the markets. To put that into perspective, $3 trillion is 17 times larger than the entire market capitalization of bitcoin, all wiped out in a month. It’s a reminder that bitcoin’s market cap is still a drop in the ocean. A tiny, nascent asset…

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Donald Trump exxon-mobil U.S. Business News U.S. Market News U.S.-China trade war 

How Trump’s Tweet Could Salvage this S&P 500 Stock – CCN Markets

Exxon Mobil was muscled out of the S&P 500 index’s top 10 stocks, but a potentially bullish scenario for oil could return the stock to its former glory. | AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Exxon Mobil has not been able to escape the wrath of the global economic slowdown and the U.S./China trade war. The company, whose stock has been among the S&P 500 index’s top 10 components for decades, was muscled out of position in the S&P 500 index’s top 10 stocks, a status it has held for nearly a century,…

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ray dalio S&P 500 U.S. Market News 

Stock Market Legend Warns of Depression, but He’s Been Wrong Before – CCN Markets

The Bridgewater Associates co-chief investment officer warns that the stock market could be gearing up for a repeat of the 1930s. | Source: Shutterstock Forget all the recession talk, Wall Street tycoon Ray Dalio is afraid an economic depression could be in the cards. The Bridgewater Associates co-chief investment officer warns that conditions in the financial markets are beginning to look a lot like the 1930s when the U.S. economy was mired in the Great Depression. As fate would have it, an adage from the 1930s says: “Sharp indecision is resolved…

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Dow Jones U.S. Market News 

Despite 6% Monthly Drop of Dow, One Factor Could Prevent Recession

Since July 23, in just over a month, the Dow Jones has fallen by nearly six percent from 27,349 points to 25,777 points, leaving investors with lingering doubts about a potential recession. The Dow Jones has dropped by nearly six percent since late July. | Source: Yahoo Finance Last month, Gita Gopinath, the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, warned that the imposition of additional tariffs by the U.S. could intensify the trade conflict between the U.S. and China, which may slow down the growth of the global economy…

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facebook Op-ed U.S. Market News 

Why FB Stock Is Poised for a 25% Rally

Facebook stock suffered a devastating investor exodus last year, but FB shares held the line and are now poised for a 25% surge. | Source: REUTERS / Dado Ruvic By CCN Markets: Facebook (FB) stock suffered a devastating 2018 amidst controversies that led to a mass investor exodus. In one particularly painful trading session, Facebook rewrote the history books with a $126 billion plunge. The social media giant weathered the storm, and FB shares are up almost 38 percent this year amid a broad stock market recovery. And as major…

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Op-ed S&P 500 U.S. Market News Xerox 

This S&P 500 Stock Is Up 50% in 2019 & It’s Just Getting Started

S&P 500 stock Xerox (XRX) is in the green by 47.18% year-to-date even though it recently dipped. Will it keep rising? | Source: REUTERS / Brendan McDermid By CCN Markets: Xerox (XRX) has been one of the S&P 500’s most impressive surprises in 2019. The 113-year-old stock has climbed nearly 50 percent already, and its technical picture suggests the rally is just getting started. Experts point to the hiring of a new CEO, John Visentin, as the primary driver of growth. With Visentin at the helm, the company is expanding…

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Dow Jones nasdaq S&P 500 U.S. Market News 

Dow Plows Toward Triple-Digit Rally as Jackson Hole Unfolds

The Dow plowed ahead toward a triple-digit rally, leaving the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in the dust as the critical Jackson Hole summit unfolded. | Source: REUTERS/Leah Millis By CCN Markets: The Dow diverged from the broader U.S. stock market on Thursday, as concerns over the economy and monetary policy kept investors on the sidelines. Dow Rallies; S&P 500 Flatlines The U.S. stock market was mixed in late-afternoon trading, mirroring a tepid pre-market for Dow futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the lone bright spot among the major indexes,…

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