U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May struck a defiant tone Thursday as she addressed lawmakers in Parliament following the resignation of two senior government officials, including her top Brexit negotiator, following a deal last night that sets out Britain's exit from the European Union.
Sterling gains after Prime Minister Theresa May said she had secured cabinet approval for her Brexit deal.
Growth in two of the world's biggest export economies ground to a halt last quarter, according to data published Wednesday, as slowing global trade and increasing uncertainty from the myriad disputes between President Donald Trump and leaders from Tokyo to Toronto puts the breaks on global growth.
The euro fell to the lowest level in more than sixteen months Monday as investors continue to bet against the region's growth prospects amid a budget standoff between Italy's populist government and European Union officials and the increasing threat of a so-called Hard Brexit from the bloc by the United Kingdom next year.
The November equity rally, which has added nearly a $1 trillion in market value for the S&P 500, could face its sternest test to date when the U.S. Federal Reserve publishes its policy statement later today in Washington as investors look for any suggestion of a change in next year's rate path.
True fact: President Donald Trump has had one of the worst weeks of his presidency. Another true fact: As the November elections approach, confidence in the economy is running high among consumers and businesses.
The president's attempts to intimidate Jerome Powell probably won't impact Fed policy, with one possible exception.
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