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Stocks fall, bonds and gold gain as Russia threats add to Fed jitters

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Stocks fell, while safe havens such as government bonds and the dollar rose, as anxious investors fled risk assets after Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a mobilization over Ukraine and accused the West of “nuclear blackmail” . European currencies …

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Europe races to prepare for energy crunch this winter

Spain may shut energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany to sign LNG contracts in UAE Berlin still working on Uniper bailout BERLIN/LISBON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany was pressing on Monday to secure liquefied natural gas contracts with Gulf producers and other European states outlined measures …

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Stocks tense, dollar bullish for central bank binge

Passersby wearing protective face masks walk past a stock quotation board in Tokyo, Japan February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 S&P 500 futures slip, Nikkei futures down Fed leads pack of central bank meetings Market leaning toward 75 bp from Fed, PBOC eases Dollar firm near …

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European stocks extend losses as slowdown warnings weigh

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – European stocks dipped on Friday and Europe’s benchmark German 10-year bond yield hit its highest since mid-June as investors braced for a US rate hike while warnings from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund fanned fears of a slowdown. …

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Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late on Wednesday to warn a potential rail shutdown that could disrupt cargo shipments and impede food and fuel supplies, but one small union rejected a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger trips. Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKa.N) …

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Asian shares extend global rout, yen perks up on intervention hints

An electronic stock quotation board is displayed inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei tumbles 2.3%, S&P 500 futures stabilize Dollar falls 0.6% on yen on news of rate check from BoJ 2-yr US yields scale new 15-yr high …

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Stubbornly high rents, food prices boost US inflation in August

Consumer price index rises 0.1% in August Rents, food and healthcare account for increase in CPI Core CPI surges 0.6%; increases 6.3% year-on-year WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – US consumer prices unexpectedly rose in August and underlying inflation accelerated amid rising costs for rents and healthcare, giving the Federal Reserve ammunition to deliver a third …

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