Recession? What recession? Just don’t quit before lunch!

Recession?  What recession?  Just don't quit before lunch!

A restaurant advertising jobs looks to attract workers in Oceanside, California, US, May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 8 (Reuters) – Jay Baker is not worried about a recession. He worries about whether his new workers will keep leaving before the end of their first … Read more

China’s June factory inflation cools counter to global trends

China's June factory inflation cools counter to global trends

A man walks by an iron ore blending site at Dalian Port, Liaoning province, China September 21, 2018. Picture taken September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Muyu Xu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June PPI year-on-year eases to 15-month low June CPI year-on-year rose to 23-month high BEIJING, July 9 (Reuters) – China’s … Read more

US labor market powers ahead with strong job gains despite recession fears

US labor market powers ahead with strong job gains despite recession fears

Nonfarm payrolls increase 372,000 in June Private sector employment back above pre-pandemic level Unemployment rate holds steady at 3.6% Average hourly earnings rise 0.3%; up 5.1% year-on-year WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – US employers hired far more workers than expected in June and continued to raise wages at a steady clip, signs of persistent labor … Read more

Wall Street ends first day of third quarter with solid rebound

Wall Street ends first day of third quarter with solid rebound

US factory activity decelerates more than expected in June Micron’s downbeat forecast prompts chip sell-off Kohl’s tumbles after calling off sale to Franchise Group Indexes up: Dow 1.05%, S&P 1.06%, Nasdaq 0.90% NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) – Wall Street bounced back to a sharply higher close in light trading on Friday as investors embarked … Read more

Second half starts with fresh swings for stocks

Second half starts with fresh swings for stocks

World stocks struggle after biggest fall in index history Euro zone inflation hits fresh record high Dollar rises against Aussie, kiwi 10-year Treasury yield holds below 3% China markets steady in a sea of ​​red in Asia LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – The second half of the year started with more volatility for global stocks … Read more

Wall Street puts floor under stocks, crude steadies

Wall Street puts floor under stocks, crude steadies

US stock index futures turn higher Crude oil recoups losses US Treasury yields remain weaker Fed’s Powell to give second day testimony Copper hits 16-month low as cyclicals hit LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Prospects for a firm start on Wall Street helped European shares claw back from a new low for the year on … Read more