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Futures point to strong start after Trump’s upbeat trade comments

(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures rose about 0.7 percent on Wednesday, joining a global equities rally, as President Donald Trump’s encouraging comments fueled optimism over trade negotiations between the United States and China. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Trump, in an interview with Reuters, ...

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Futures rise 1 percent on China-U.S. trade talk progress

(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures rose about 1 percent on Tuesday, as signs of progress in trade talks between the United States and China eased jitters over the fragile relations between the two economic giants that have roiled the markets for months. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., ...

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Apple leads futures lower again in volatile session

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. equity futures fell in a volatile session on Monday, with a drop in Apple Inc’s shares curbing the market’s attempts to stage a bounce back from its worst week since March on worries over global growth ...

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Futures drop as Huawei executive arrest fans China-U.S. worries

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were set to tumble on Thursday as the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the United States sparked fears of a flare-up in Sino-U.S. tensions, while sliding oil prices added to the pressure. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York ...

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U.S. stock futures fall, Asia follows after Canada arrests Huawei CFO

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures tumbled on Thursday and Asian markets followed after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies, fanning fears of further tensions between China and the United States. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S., December 4, ...

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Aging Japan: Neighboring suburbs face divergent futures as one grays, one grows

SAKURA/INZAI, Japan (Reuters) – Katsuya Kodama’s wife died two years ago, and the 77-year-old keeps her ashes on a Buddhist altar in their suburban Tokyo home. Kanako Hagiwara works in the kitchen of her house at Higashinohara district in Inzai, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon     “I talk to her morning and night, tell her everything,” he ...

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U.S. stock futures jump after Trump-Xi trade armistice

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures jumped on Sunday after China and the United States agreed at a G20 summit to shelve any new tariffs and reset discussions for 90 days, at least temporarily halting an ...

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Futures pare gains after strong jobs data

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures dipped lower on Friday, after a Labor Department report showed U.S. job growth rebounded sharply in October and wages recorded their largest annual gain in nine-and-a-half years. The data pointed to further labor ...

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