NewsWatch: Stock futures rise as U.S., Mexico trade tensions cool
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U.S. stock futures indicate a positive start for Wall Street on Monday after the U.S. removed the risk of import tariffs on Mexico, and as investors continue to look for the Federal Reserve to deliver a rate cut. See full story.
This big Wall Street bear warns his bleak scenario for 2019 is taking shape
Last week, tariffs on Mexico increased the chances that the Fed would cut rates. Investors obviously like that. So, stocks rallied. This week, Trump backs off those tariffs. Investors apparently like that, too. Stocks again are rallying. What’s going on here? See full story.
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The next time the economy tanks, the Fed should give people, not banks, free money
The Federal Reserve is reviewing its strategies and tools. See full story.
Brexit Brief: Mudslinging begins as PM race formally kicks off
The race to become the U.K.’s next prime minister formally got under way on Monday, with the first casualties potentially dropping out as soon as this evening, after a weekend dominated by controversy over one leading contender’s past drug use. See full story.
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