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Buy, sell or hold: Ten ways to trade the U.S. election

Buy, sell or hold: Ten ways to trade the U.S. election

November 5, 2018 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Buy the dollar but sell FAANGs, buy real estate and machinery, but sell the overall market. Or, do nothing at all. Investors heading into Tuesday’s U.S. congressional elections
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Buy, sell or hold: Ten ways to trade the U.S. election

Buy, sell or hold: Ten ways to trade the U.S. election

November 5, 2018 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Buy the dollar but sell FAANGs, buy real estate and machinery, but sell the overall market. Or, do nothing at all. Investors heading into Tuesday’s U.S. congressional elections
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Hot economy is cold comfort for Republicans in tight U.S. races

Hot economy is cold comfort for Republicans in tight U.S. races

November 5, 2018 By Jonathan Spicer and Ann Saphir FLEMINGTON, N.J./MODESTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Linda Hults is the sort of Republican who President Donald Trump would expect to reward his party for the hottest U.S.
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Iran vows to defy ‘bullying’ as U.S. triggers more sanctions

Iran vows to defy ‘bullying’ as U.S. triggers more sanctions

November 5, 2018 By Lesley Wroughton and Parisa Hafezi WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said it would defy tough sanctions reimposed by Washington on Monday, dismissing as “economic war” the U.S. drive to curb Tehran’s missile
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Iran vows to defy ‘bullying’ as U.S. triggers more sanctions

Iran vows to defy ‘bullying’ as U.S. triggers more sanctions

November 5, 2018 By Lesley Wroughton and Parisa Hafezi WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said it would defy tough sanctions reimposed by Washington on Monday, dismissing as “economic war” the U.S. drive to curb Tehran’s missile
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Iran accuses Israel of failed cyber attack

Iran accuses Israel of failed cyber attack

November 5, 2018 DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s telecommunications minister accused Israel on Monday of a new cyber attack on its telecommunications infrastructure, and vowed to respond with legal action. This followed comments from another official
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Citigroup appoints Philip Drury head of EMEA investment banking: memo

Citigroup appoints Philip Drury head of EMEA investment banking: memo

November 5, 2018 (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc <C.N> named Philip Drury to run its London-based banking, capital markets and advisory business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, according to a memo seen by Reuters.
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Citigroup appoints Philip Drury head of EMEA investment banking: memo

Citigroup appoints Philip Drury head of EMEA investment banking: memo

November 5, 2018 (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc <C.N> named Philip Drury to run its London-based banking, capital markets and advisory business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, according to a memo seen by Reuters.
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Investors slam brakes on stocks rally as trade, Fed worries dominate

Investors slam brakes on stocks rally as trade, Fed worries dominate

November 5, 2018 By Helen Reid LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks slipped and U.S. shares were set to fall on Monday, halting a four-day recovery rally as anxiety surrounding global trade conditions and rising U.S.
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Israel sees desalination as Sea of Galilee’s savior

Israel sees desalination as Sea of Galilee’s savior

November 5, 2018 By Dan Williams DEGANIA DAM, Israel (Reuters) – Some 2,000 years ago, Jesus walked across the Sea of Galilee, according to the Bible. Today, that doesn’t require a miracle. Long periods of
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Israel sees desalination as Sea of Galilee’s savior

Israel sees desalination as Sea of Galilee’s savior

November 5, 2018 By Dan Williams DEGANIA DAM, Israel (Reuters) – Some 2,000 years ago, Jesus walked across the Sea of Galilee, according to the Bible. Today, that doesn’t require a miracle. Long periods of
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A dozen euro zone banks may need more capital: ECB

A dozen euro zone banks may need more capital: ECB

November 5, 2018 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A dozen euro zone banks holding about 40 percent of the sector’s assets need to strengthen their capital positions, European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos said on
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Court orders Belgian ex-king to take paternity test

Court orders Belgian ex-king to take paternity test

November 5, 2018 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The Brussels appeals court has ordered the retired king of Belgium to take a DNA paternity test, overturning an earlier ruling in a suit brought by 50-year-old artist Delphine
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Court orders Belgian ex-king to take paternity test

Court orders Belgian ex-king to take paternity test

November 5, 2018 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The Brussels appeals court has ordered the retired king of Belgium to take a DNA paternity test, overturning an earlier ruling in a suit brought by 50-year-old artist Delphine
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Goldman Sachs, mega-M&A purveyor, looks for smaller deals

Goldman Sachs, mega-M&A purveyor, looks for smaller deals

November 5, 2018 By Joshua Franklin NEW YORK (Reuters) – The top echelons of Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s investment bank hosted a dinner over the summer with the representatives of almost 20 private equity firms
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Trump political ad assailed as most racially divisive in decades

Trump political ad assailed as most racially divisive in decades

November 1, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump faced scathing criticism on Thursday for an advertisement linking Democrats and immigrants to violent crime, with even some of his fellow Republicans blasting it as
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Trump moves to crack down on asylum seekers ahead of U.S. elections

Trump moves to crack down on asylum seekers ahead of U.S. elections

November 1, 2018 By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was finalizing a plan that would require immigrants seeking asylum in the United States to approach
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Trump considering U.S. State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador

Trump considering U.S. State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador

November 1, 2018 By Jeff Mason and Makini Brice WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was seriously considering naming U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to succeed Nikki Haley as U.S.
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Apple warns holiday sales may disappoint amid weakness in emerging markets

Apple warns holiday sales may disappoint amid weakness in emerging markets

November 1, 2018 By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Thursday warned that sales for the crucial holiday quarter would likely miss Wall Street expectations, which Chief Executive Tim Cook blamed on weakness in
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U.S. State Department spokeswoman under consideration for U.N. ambassador: Trump

U.S. State Department spokeswoman under consideration for U.N. ambassador: Trump

November 1, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is seriously considering naming U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to succeed Nikki Haley as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, adding
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Lawmakers in Armenia trigger early parliamentary election

Lawmakers in Armenia trigger early parliamentary election

November 1, 2018 By Hasmik Mkrtchyan YEREVAN (Reuters) – Lawmakers in Armenia triggered an early parliamentary election on Thursday after failing to elect a prime minister, a move sought by acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan
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Tennis: Federer begins road to 100 with a win in Paris

Tennis: Federer begins road to 100 with a win in Paris

November 1, 2018 PARIS (Reuters) – Roger Federer made a comfortable start to his quest for a 100th title, dispatching Fabio Fognini in straight sets to ease into the quarter-finals at the Paris Masters on
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Wall Street climbs for third day, Apple down after the bell

Wall Street climbs for third day, Apple down after the bell

November 1, 2018 By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose for a third straight session on Thursday as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were “moving along nicely,” reviving hopes
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Trump says U.S. is finalizing plan to crack down on asylum seekers

Trump says U.S. is finalizing plan to crack down on asylum seekers

November 1, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States is finalizing a plan to deny asylum to people who enter the country outside legal ports of entry, as
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Activist investor Icahn sues Dell over IPO plans

Activist investor Icahn sues Dell over IPO plans

November 1, 2018 (Reuters) – Activist investor Carl Icahn sued Dell Technologies on Thursday, alleging that the computer maker did not disclose financial information related to its plans to go public by buying back its
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Myanmar officials try to convince Rohingya to return, accept ID cards

Myanmar officials try to convince Rohingya to return, accept ID cards

October 31, 2018 DHAKA/YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar officials visited camps for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh on Wednesday in an effort to kickstart a process to repatriate hundreds of thousands who fled an army crackdown
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Exclusive: German firms should cut dependence on China, says top industry group

Exclusive: German firms should cut dependence on China, says top industry group

October 31, 2018 By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) – German firms should cut their dependence on the Chinese market, a leading industry group says in a strategy paper that underscores rising concern over Beijing’s state-driven
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Panasonic profit weighed by Tesla costs, but in talks for further investment

Panasonic profit weighed by Tesla costs, but in talks for further investment

October 31, 2018 By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Panasonic Corp on Wednesday reported a decline in quarterly profit far beyond what analysts estimated, as costs rose at the battery plant it jointly runs
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Yum Brands quarterly revenue beats estimates

Yum Brands quarterly revenue beats estimates

October 31, 2018 (Reuters) – Yum Brands Inc’s <YUM.N> third-quarter revenue beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, as more people visited its KFC and Taco Bell chains. Same-store sales rose 3 percent at KFC and
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Honda and GAC Group to build $430 million Chinese plant for new-energy cars

Honda and GAC Group to build $430 million Chinese plant for new-energy cars

October 31, 2018 By Norihiko Shirouzu and Yilei Sun BEIJING (Reuters) – Honda Motor Co’s <7267.T> joint venture with GAC Group <601238.SS><2238.HK> will invest 3.27 billion yuan ($469 million) in new-energy vehicle production in China,
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As Brazil shifts right, its leftists search for a way forward

As Brazil shifts right, its leftists search for a way forward

October 31, 2018 By Brad Brooks SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The victory of Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has battered the country’s leftist Workers Party, which is now looking for a way to rebuild.
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Blast near FSB security service office in northern Russia kills one: TASS

Blast near FSB security service office in northern Russia kills one: TASS

October 31, 2018 MOSCOW (Reuters) – An explosion near an office of Russia’s Federal Security Service in northern Russia killed one and injured three people on Wednesday, Russian state news agency TASS reported, citing the
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Iran sanctions seen keeping oil above $75, but 2019 demand outlook darkens

Iran sanctions seen keeping oil above $75, but 2019 demand outlook darkens

October 31, 2018 By Eileen Soreng (Reuters) – Oil is likely to stay above $75 a barrel, fueled by supply disruptions exacerbated by U.S. sanctions on Iran, but further gains could be limited as economists
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Big Oil outspends billionaires in Washington state carbon tax fight

Big Oil outspends billionaires in Washington state carbon tax fight

October 31, 2018 By Nichola Groom (Reuters) – The U.S. oil industry has spent a record $30 million to fight a ballot measure in Washington state that would create the nation’s first carbon tax, double
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ECB’s Nowotny sees no reason to change policy outlook

ECB’s Nowotny sees no reason to change policy outlook

October 31, 2018 VIENNA (Reuters) – Recent economic growth figures for the euro zone that came in below the European Central Bank’s forecasts included some exceptional items and there is no reason to change the
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Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in New Zealand for final leg of Pacific tour

Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in New Zealand for final leg of Pacific tour

October 28, 2018 WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and wife Meghan arrived in New Zealand on Sunday for the final leg of their Pacific tour, their first international royal tour since marrying in May.
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NHL roundup: Backstrom leads Caps to shootout win

NHL roundup: Backstrom leads Caps to shootout win

October 28, 2018 Nicklas Backstrom scored the shootout winner, and goalie Pheonix Copley recorded his first career NHL victory as the visiting Washington Capitals claimed a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday afternoon.
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NHL roundup: Backstrom leads Caps to shootout win

NHL roundup: Backstrom leads Caps to shootout win

October 28, 2018 Nicklas Backstrom scored the shootout winner, and goalie Pheonix Copley recorded his first career NHL victory as the visiting Washington Capitals claimed a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday afternoon.
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Gymnastics: Biles leads world championships qualifying despite kidney stone

Gymnastics: Biles leads world championships qualifying despite kidney stone

October 28, 2018 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Simone Biles soared to the top of all-around qualifying at the world gymnastics championships on Saturday just hours after visiting a Doha emergency room for kidney stone problems.
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Top 25 roundup: No. 7 Georgia downs No. 9 Florida in key SEC battle

Top 25 roundup: No. 7 Georgia downs No. 9 Florida in key SEC battle

October 28, 2018 Quarterback Jake Fromm threw for 240 yards and three scores as No. 7 Georgia got redemption from its blowout loss to LSU two weeks ago with a 36-17 win over No. 9
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NFL notebook: Goodell says ‘No question’ London team could succeed

NFL notebook: Goodell says ‘No question’ London team could succeed

October 28, 2018 NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Saturday that there’s “no question” a team could be successful in London, though challenges remain. Appearing from London, where the Jacksonville Jaguars will meet the Philadelphia Eagles
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Brazil leftist’s hopes of catching Bolsonaro dim on eve of vote

Brazil leftist’s hopes of catching Bolsonaro dim on eve of vote

October 27, 2018 By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – The chances of Brazil’s leftist presidential candidate Fernando Haddad narrowing the lead of right-wing front-runner Jair Bolsonaro took a hit when he failed to win a
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Central American caravan moves on in spite of Mexico jobs offer

Central American caravan moves on in spite of Mexico jobs offer

October 27, 2018 By Delphine Schrank ARRIAGA, Mexico (Reuters) – A U.S.-bound caravan of Central American migrants pressed on through southern Mexico on Saturday, in spite of government offers of jobs, as authorities stepped up
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NASCAR notebook: Bowyer eyeing strong performance at Martinsville

NASCAR notebook: Bowyer eyeing strong performance at Martinsville

October 27, 2018 MARTINSVILLE, Va. – With Kyle Busch sitting in the front row, waiting for his turn at the dais in the Martinsville Speedway media center, Clint Bowyer seized on an opening to take
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Leicester City football club owner’s helicopter crashes outside stadium

Leicester City football club owner’s helicopter crashes outside stadium

October 27, 2018 By Jason Cairnduff LEICESTER, England (Reuters) – A helicopter belonging to Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in a ball of flames in the club’s car park on Saturday after
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Vatican meeting ends with call for greater role for women in Church

Vatican meeting ends with call for greater role for women in Church

October 27, 2018 By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – A major meeting of Catholic bishops ended on Saturday with a call for women to play a greater role in Church decision making as a
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Israeli forces kill four Palestinians in Gaza border protest: medics

Israeli forces kill four Palestinians in Gaza border protest: medics

October 26, 2018 GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded at least 50 during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday, Palestinian medical officials said. The Israeli military responded
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Israeli forces kill four Palestinians in Gaza border protest: medics

Israeli forces kill four Palestinians in Gaza border protest: medics

October 26, 2018 GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli forces shot and killed four Palestinians and wounded at least 50 during protests along the border with Gaza on Friday, Palestinian medical officials said. The Israeli military responded
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IMF says it has approved an increase to Argentina financing deal

IMF says it has approved an increase to Argentina financing deal

October 26, 2018 WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it approved a measure to increase a stand-by financing agreement for Argentina to about $56.3 billion. (Reporting by Jason Lange in
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IMF says it has approved an increase to Argentina financing deal

IMF says it has approved an increase to Argentina financing deal

October 26, 2018 WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it approved a measure to increase a stand-by financing agreement for Argentina to about $56.3 billion. (Reporting by Jason Lange in
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