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Stocks are rising as tepid Chinese growth has traders ‘baying for more stimulus’

China's economy grew 6.2% last quarter, its slowest pace in at least 27 years, raising hopes the government will ramp up its efforts to boost demand.

Stocks are dipping as Trump’s ‘meddling’ fuels market anxiety

European equities and US futures dipped on Thursday as anxious traders reacted to Trump's "haphazard" approach and disappointing economic data.

Equities slide on trade war concerns — ‘This market is trading on the whimsy of Donald Trump’

European equities and US futures fell on Wednesday after renewed potential for a trade deal and Chinese government stimulus lifted Asian stocks.

China’s strong data sparks major stock rally with economic stimulus ‘bearing fruit’

Global stock markets were broadly higher Wednesday after China released positive GDP, industrial, retail and investment data.

Retail sales unexpectedly fell in February

Retail sales slipped in February as receipts fell in more than half of major categories, according to a Commerce Department report released Monday.

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.

We’re getting more and more signs that 2019’s first GDP report could be an ugly one

As key measures of the economy come in softer than expected, forecasts for US growth in the first quarter are falling across the board.

Retail sales rose in January — but declines at the end of 2018 were even sharper than originally thought

Retail sales rebounded more than expected in January but declines at the end of 2018 were even sharper than originally thought.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019.

Stocks tumble after weak retail sales fan slowdown fears

Stocks fell Thursday after a measure of US consumer spending unexpectedly tumbled at the end of 2018, renewing expectations for slowing growth.

‘Unbelievable’: Retail sales collapsed by the most since 2009 in December

The unexpected drop in retail sales has fueled concerns about an economy that's primarily driven by consumer spending.