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Federal Reserve Vice Chair Richard Clarida said Friday that the global economy has deteriorated in the past month. “Obviously, the global economy has worsened since our July meeting,” Clarida told CNBC’s Steve Liesman on Friday from the Fed’s economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. “The global economy is slowing and there’s powerful disinflationary pressures.”
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Dick’s Sporting Goods – The sporting goods retailer earned $1.26 per share for the second quarter, 5 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat forecasts. Comparable-store sales rose 3.2%, compared to a consensus forecast of 1% from analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. Dick’s also raised its
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Adam Jeffery | CNBC Adam Jeffery | CNBC Competition is weighing on Tesla’s sales, according to A.B. Bernstein. The firm said increased competition abroad is responsible for the recent weakness in Tesla’s sales volume. “Our analysis suggests that the deteriorating sales trajectory of the Model S and X may be primarily due to competition, particularly
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London’s Old Street roundabout, often dubbed “Silicon Roundabout.” Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images British technology start-ups have attracted more foreign investment since the start of the year than they did throughout all of 2018, according to fresh figures published Wednesday. U.S. and Asian venture capital investors poured $3.7 billion into U.K. tech companies
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Timothy A. Clary | Getty Images Another former J.P. Morgan precious metals trader pleaded guilty Tuesday to criminal charges of manipulating the precious metals markets for nine years marking the latest in the Justice Department’s crackdown in the commodities markets. Christian Trunz, 34 of London is cooperating with an ongoing federal criminal investigation, the Justice
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White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro Getty Images White House trade advisor Peter Navarro disputed that the bond market flashed a recession signal last week, which spooked investors and sent the stock market tumbling. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note briefly fell below the 2-year rate on Wednesday, a phenomenon in
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Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview outside the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow pushed back Sunday against concerns that the economy was weakening, after the bond market
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Deere – The heavy equipment maker reported adjusted quarterly profit of $2.71 per share, missing the consensus estimate of $2.85 a share. Revenue also missed forecasts, with the company saying some farmers are postponing purchases because of uncertainties regarding the export market. Applied Materials – Applied
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The “Fast Money ” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Pete Najarian was a buyer of Industrials ETF puts. Karen Finerman was a buyer of Target. Dan Nathan was a seller of the Financials ETF. Guy Adami was a buyer of Eastman Chemical.  Disclosure Trader disclosure: Pete is long calls ALLY, AMD, DISCA, DOCU,
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