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Asia Markets: Asian markets fall on economic red flags as trade-war standoff persists

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As talks to resume U.S.-China trade negotiations stall, South Korea cuts its interest rate while Japan and Australia post disappointing economic data.

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Asia Markets: Asian markets fall on economic red flags as trade-war standoff persists

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As talks to resume U.S.-China trade negotiations stall, South Korea cuts its interest rate while Japan and Australia post disappointing economic data.

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Market Extra: Head of the world’s largest hedge fund says a ‘paradigm shift’ in markets now makes gold a good bet

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Ray Dalio is jumping on the gold bandwagon. That’s ultimately the upshot of a nearly 7,000-word screed, written by the founder of Bridgewater Associates in a LinkedIn blog.

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Market Extra: Junk-bond ETF holdings could top $52.7 billion record ahead of expected rate cuts

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Investors are pouring money into exchange-traded funds that track junk-rated corporate bonds, using exposure to debt-laden companies as a ‘stock replacement’ strategy

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Market Extra: Junk-bond ETF holdings could top $52.7 billion record ahead of expected rate cuts

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Investors are pouring money into exchange-traded funds that track junk-rated corporate bonds, using exposure to debt-laden companies as a ‘stock replacement’ strategy

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Market Extra: Head of the world’s largest hedge fund says a ‘paradigm shift’ in markets now makes gold a good bet

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Ray Dalio is jumping on the gold bandwagon. That’s ultimately the upshot of a nearly 7,000-word screed, written by the founder of Bridgewater Associates in a LinkedIn blog.

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Bond Report: US Treasury, UK gilt yields slide on US data, increased risk of no-deal Brexit

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U.S. and U.K. bond prices rose Wednesday, pushing yields lower, after weaker-than-expected U.S. housing starts data and speculation that Britain could crash out of the EU without a trade deal unnerved investors.

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Bank of America’s stock seesaws to a gain after post-earnings conference call

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Shares of Bank of America Corp. seesawed toward a gain Wednesday, as the bank lowered its full-year outlook for net interest income, but still expected growth in the face of anticipated interest rate cuts while remaining upbeat on the outlook for consu… Continue reading

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There’s light at the end of the tunnel for small caps, analysts say

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There is reason to believe that the long, cold winter for small-cap stocks may be close to ending

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Key Words: Facebook’s Libra could be more dangerous than 9/11, congressman says

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Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project got a second day of withering criticism on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, with one California congressman saying its potential dangers could be worse than the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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