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It's a car crash for German manufacturing.

German manufacturing just slumped to the lowest level since the financial crisis — and it’s a major warning sign for the global economy

German PMI data slumped to its lowest levels since the financial crisis showcasing the growing problems at the heart of the country's economy.
Shipping containers are seen piled up at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province December 10, 2013.

A data point seen as the bellweather for global trade just tanked — and ‘the floor is not yet in sight’

South Korea's 20-day exports, seen as a canary in the coal mine for the global economy, dropped 5%. Exports to China and Japan fell by more than 10%.

UBS’ CEO warns this is ‘one of the worst’ markets in years

UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti blamed a terrible market backdrop for lower investment banking and global wealth management revenues in the first quarter.

Stocks are up as traders shift focus to see just how ‘patient’ the Fed will be

"The prospect of low rates for longer is music to the ears of equities, as firms benefit from lower borrowing costs," said Jasper Lawler at London Capital Group.
Prada is stumbling.

Prada’s profits sank after Paris riots, trade, and growth fears hit Chinese demand

Prada blamed a weaker yuan for tepid demand from Chinese tourists. Falling asset prices and slowing growth in China have also tempered confidence.

China’s disappointing data dump weighs on Asia stocks

Chinese industrial output rose 5.3% in the first two months of 2019, its slowest rate of growth in 17 years. And unemployment ticked higher.

Boeing and Brexit drama are hitting market sentiment

Traders are still jittery over Boeing's woes and Theresa May's Brexit deal was voted down in Parliament, leading to uncertainty and a bit of relief.

Goldman Sachs flagged 5 ‘pockets of risk’ that could spark a recession

Goldman Sachs flagged bonds, leveraged loans, auto loans, student loans and commercial real estate as 'pockets of risk' for the US economy.

Global markets bounce as China pledges support for its stuttering economy

China's state planner said it would aim to achieve "a good start" in 2019 for the economy, words widely seen to portend more stimulus.

Intel’s chip problems will allow AMD to steal market share, Jefferies says

The shortage in Intel's chip supply is likely to boost AMD's market share in the high-end commercial desktop and server market, Jefferies says.