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Visa and Mastercard are preparing to increase the feeds they charge merchants.
The U.S. dollar strengthens on Friday amid myriad economic data and Congressional moves that appear set to avoid a partial government shutdown, with President Trump expected to declare a national emergency on border security.
U.S. industrial production fell 0.6% in January, the first decline since last May, the Federal Reserve said Friday.
Also, a rough earnings season for marijuana companies and Amazon’s exit from New York.
U.S. financial markets will take a break on Monday in observance of Presidents Day.
(Adds share price reaction, chairman’s comments, analysts’ comments, background) –Scout24 management and supervisory boards have supported a takeover offer from Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone that give the company an enterprise value of EUR5.7 billion –The German company had rejected a takeover offer of EUR43.
Treasury yields on Friday mostly rise for the day, pushing government bonds to the best weekly gains in about a month as investors looked past bonds to riskier assets while digesting apparent progress in Sino-U.S. tariff negotiations.
Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators wrapped up their latest round of ongoing talks Friday, citing measured progress toward a memorandum of understanding that could serve as the framework for a deal that President Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping coul… Continue reading
Gold futures climb on Friday, as progress in trade talks in the final day of this week’s round of U.S.-China trade negotiations is seen as bullish for the yellow metal, overshadowing a firmer dollar and a pick up in global equity markets.
Social Security is facing insolvency in 15 years; Sanders and some Democrats in Congress propose raising the amount of income that can be taxed, among other initiatives.