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European stocks and bond yields fall after Fed flags weak inflation

LONDON European stocks and bond yields fell in early trade on Thursday after the Federal Reserve expressed concern over weak U.S. inflation, a trend which has clouded the outlook for the world's largest economy.

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Futures lower on weak inflation concerns

U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday, a day after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting showed policymakers appeared wary about weak inflation, muddying the path of future interest rate hikes.

7:34am EDT

Fed's Fischer says move to unwind bank regulation 'dangerous': FT

LONDON Efforts by the United States government to loosen regulations on banks are "dangerous and extremely short-sighted", one of the U.S. central bank's top policymakers said in an interview with the Financial Times published late on Wednesday.

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China's Alibaba outstrips revenue estimates with online sales growth

Alibaba, China's top e-commerce firm, beat analyst's estimates with a 56 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, driven by growth in online sales which make up most of its business.

Tech, China 7:19am EDT

Fed policymakers grow more worried about weak inflation

WASHINGTON Federal Reserve policymakers appeared increasingly wary about recent weak inflation and some called for halting interest rate hikes until it was clear the trend was transitory, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting.

Aug 16 2017

Apple's Cook says he disagrees with Trump, vows donations to rights groups

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) CEO Tim Cook has joined a chorus of business leaders who have voiced their opposition to President Donald Trump after he blamed white nationalists and anti-racism activists equally for violence in Virginia over the weekend.

Politics, Election 2016 5:50am EDT

Monetizing the Dallas Cowboys brand

Dallas Cowboys Chief Operating Officer Stephen Jones talks about maximizing the value of his team.   Full Article 


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