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US President Donald Trump (L) chats with Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they attend the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017.

Russia is dumping US debt and buying gold instead

Russia has sharply reduced its holdings in US Treasury bonds, with Russian ownership recently moving to an 11-year low of $14.9 billion, RT and Wolf Street reported this week.
Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley James P. Gorman participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference at the Whitney Museum of American Art on November 3, 2015 in New York City.

Stocks hit a 5-month high as earnings season rolls on

Stocks rose Wednesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a five-month peak, as strong earnings reports lifted financials and industrials higher. The dollar and Treasury yields climbed.

The Nasdaq hits an all-time high after upbeat Powell testimony

Stocks rose Tuesday, with the Nasdaq hitting an all-time high, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell offered an upbeat outlook on the economy in a testimony before Congress. The dollar and Treasury yields rose.

Stocks fall as Trump escalates trade war with China

Global stocks slumped Wednesday after the US and China threatened to impose hundreds of billions of dollars worth of tariffs on each other, escalating a trade war between the two largest economies. The dollar and Treasury yields rose.
Traders react at the closing bell on the floor of the NYSE in New York

Stocks rally ahead of the start of earnings season

Stocks inched higher Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average gaining for a fourth straight session, as markets brushed off mounting trade tensions and eyed the start of earnings season. The dollar and Treasury yields rose.

Stocks rise, shaking off trade-war fears on eve of US-China tariffs

Stocks rose Thursday, shrugging off trade tensions on the eve of the effective date for President Donald Trump's tariffs on China. The dollar and Treasury yields edged lower.
Adena Friedman, Nasdaq CEO

Nasdaq is going after an exchange behemoth with a new futures product that’ll take advantage of a $1 trillion shift in the economy

Nasdaq is going after one of its biggest rivals with a new futures product that'll take advantage of a $1 trillion shift in the economy
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (R) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak during a "strategic initiatives" lunch at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 22, 2017.

Stocks rise, shaking off reports that Trump wants to leave the WTO

Stocks rose Friday as markets shrugged off unconfirmed reports that the US could abandon the World Trade Organization. The dollar fell against a basket of peers, and Treasury yields edged higher.

Stocks erase gains as trade tensions drag on tech

Stocks slipped Wednesday after temporarily rising on the prospect of cooling trade tensions between the US and China. The dollar rallied against a basket of peers, and Treasury yields fell.
President Donald Trump speaks briefly to reporters after greeting Harley Davidson executives on the South Lawn of the White House, February 2, 2017

Stocks inch higher as markets shake off trade tensions

Stocks staged a recovery Tuesday, shaking off escalating trade tensions that have been weighing on global markets. The dollar rallied against a basket of peers. Treasury yields inched higher.