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wallstreet-oct24_17dec18.jpg After coming under pressure early in the session, stocks have regained some ground but remain firmly negative in mid-day trading on Monday. With the drop on the day, the major averages are adding to the steep losses posted last Friday.

goldman-sachs-121718.jpg Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the bank's former employees in connection with a corruption and money laundering probe tied to that country's sovereign wealth fund, 1 Malaysia Development Bhd, or 1MDB. Shares of Goldman Sachs are losing more than 2 percent in regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

nahb-121718.jpg After reporting a sharp pullback in U.S. homebuilder confidence in the previous month, the National Association of Home Builders released a report on Monday unexpectedly showing a continued deterioration in confidence in the month of December.

us-senate-saudi-121718.jpg The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemned the Senate vote last week to pass a bi-partisan resolution calling for an end to US military support to the Saudi-led coalition in the destructive Yemen war. Although Thursday's resolution is not likely to pass the House, it's the first time in 45 years that the Senate has voted to withdraw forces from a war Congress didn't approve. The Senate also agreed by

donald-trump2-121718.jpg Just days ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision, President Donald Trump has continued to lash out at the central bank's plan to gradually raise interest rates. Trump called it "incredible" the Fed is considering another interest rate hike in a post on Twitter on Monday.

google-hudson-square-121718.jpg Alphabet Inc.'s Google said Monday that it will expand its presence in New York City by investing over $1 billion in capital requirements to establish a new campus known as Google Hudson Square. Google noted that its investment in New York is a huge part of its commitment to grow and invest in U.S. facilities, offices and jobs.

empire-survey-121718.jpg Business activity in the New York manufacturing sector saw substantially slower growth in the month of December, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index plunged to 10.9 in December.

culedger-r3-121718.jpg Blockchain consortium CULedger joined the New York-based blockchain consortium R3's global blockchain ecosystem of more than 200 of the world's largest financial services firms, technology companies, central banks, regulators, and trade associations working together on R3's Corda enterprise-grade blockchain platform.

wallstreet-july25_17dec18.jpg Following the sell-off seen last Friday, stocks are likely to see further downside in early trading on Monday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 154 points.

wallstreet-dec17.jpg Early signs from U.S. Futures Index implies that the market is set to open in the red on Monday. The Empire State Manufacturing Survey and Housing Market Index are closely watched by traders.

linkedinblockchain-dec17.jpg Blockchain and artificial intelligence are the fastest-growing job categories, according to a report published by LinkedIn, the networking platform for professionals. Blockchain Developer is topping the list amid the ongoing hype around blockchain and cryptocurrency. As per the Emerging Jobs Report for 2018, the U.S has seen a surge in demand for people with blockchain development skills.

blockchain_17dec18.jpg Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA or BBVA, closed a 150 million euro or $170 million acquisition term loan with European automaker Porsche Holding using blockchain technology. The term loan is to be used by Porsche for strategic acquisitions in the retail distribution network in Europe and Asia.

eurozoneflag-aug23_17dec18.jpg Eurozone consumer price inflation in November eased more than initially estimated, latest data from Eurostat showed on Monday. The consumer price index rose 1.9 percent year-on-year, which was slower than the 2 percent flash estimate on November 30. The figure is the lowest since May, when it was at the same level.

stockmarkets-aug16_17dec18.jpg European stocks fell on Monday to extend losses from the previous session, as global growth worries lingered and the dollar weakened slightly ahead of key central bank meetings this week, with the Fed widely expected to raise its benchmark interest rates Wednesday by 25 basis points. Traders were...

amfcrypto-dec17.jpg The French financial markets regulator has blacklisted some more cryptocurrency websites in its efforts to block crypto firms with unauthorized investment offerings. Autorité des marchés financiers or AMF, the main watchdog that regulates the French stock market, in a statement warned the public against the activities of several players who propose in France to invest in various assets...

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