germany-jun14.jpg Germany's economic confidence weakened sharply to a seven-month low in June on trade disputes, geopolitical factors and weak domestic activity, survey data from the ZEW-Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The economic sentiment index dropped 19 points to -21.1 in June from -2.1 in May. This was the lowest reading since November 2018. The score was forecast to fall mod

troops-jun18.jpg In the wake of oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman that Washington blamed on Iran, US Defense Secretary said he is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East. This is in addition to 1,500 extra troops announced by President Donald Trump last month. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said in a statement that the troop deployment is for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and groun

dominos-jun18.jpg Domino's Pizza has partnered with driverless delivery startup Nuro to start autonomous pizza delivery later this year. In the pilot project, Nuro's unmanned vehicle known as the R2 will deliver the online-orders to select customers of Domino's in Houston. Nuro, which already has partnership with Kroger, said it has been successfully running's autonomous delivery operations in the Houston area.

asian-market-100912_18jun19.jpg European stocks rebounded after early falls on Tuesday as hopes for more central bank stimulus outweighed another profit warning in the chip sector. Sentiment was bolstered after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said earlier today that the central bank still has room to cut interest rates...

mastercardintroduces-jun18.jpg Payments & technology company Mastercard said it is developing True Name card, aimed mainly at the LGBTQIA+ community. The new card will display their true names, not deadnames. It will allow true names on the cards without the need of legal name change, to reflect their true identity. Mastercard unveiled the plan in a panel discussion with the New York City Commission on Human Rights.

stockmarkets-dec12_18jun19.jpg European stocks look set to open on a cautious note Tuesday as a two-day policy meeting of the Federal Reserve gets underway later today. While no changes to interest rates is expected, the U.S. central bank may acknowledge the worsening global backdrop and downside risks for growth. Market participants...

pharmaup-jun17.jpg The following are some of Monday's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

preview-jun18.jpg Economic sentiment data from Germany is due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association publishes Europe's new car registrations data for May. Sales had dropped 0.4 percent annually in April.

marijuanalegalization-jun18.jpg China's drug enforcement body said that the legalization of marijuana in Canada and some U.S. states are a "new threat to China". According to CNN, Liu Yuejin, deputy director of China's National Narcotics Control Commission, reported a surge in drugs being smuggled into China over the past year, with the illegal packages primarily linked to North America.

wallstreet-july26_17jun19.jpg Buying interest was somewhat subdued, although stocks still managed to end Monday's trading mostly higher. The tech-heavy Nasdaq outperformed its counterparts after underperforming in the previous session.

wallstreet-oct16_17jun19.jpg Stocks continue to see modest strength in mid-day trading on Monday after showing an early move to the upside. Buying interest has remained somewhat subdued, although the tech-heavy Nasdaq is showing a notable advance after underperforming last Friday.

bitcoincrosses-jun17.jpg Bitcoin price hit a new 2019 high, and moved above the $9,000 mark for the first time in more than a year. Bitcoin, which was on a strong recovery path from its 2018 lows, nearly reached the important benchmark on May 27, but then dwindled. It lost heavily since then, hitting as low as $7500, shedding around $1400. Bitcoin reversed the trend, and has been on a steady rise all along the past we

volkswagen-061719.jpg Workers at Volkswagen AG's only factory in the U.S. have voted against forming a factory-wide union, dealing yet another blow to efforts by the United Auto Workers union to organize plants owned by foreign automakers. According to preliminary results announced on Friday, 833 workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, reportedly voted against union representation.

tradelens-061719.jpg Russian authorities have agreed to join the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform TradeLens. The solution is jointly developed by Danish transport and logistics giant Maersk and IBM by applying blockchain to the world's global supply chain. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Maersk and Russian Ministry of Transport to enable the official launch of the TradeLens platform.

wallstreet-oct26_17jun19.jpg With traders looking ahead to this week's Federal Reserve meeting, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of morning trading on Monday. The major averages are adding to the gains posted last week, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq showing a notable advance.

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