The U.K. pound slumped to a five-month low against the dollar Friday after talks between the government and its main opposition aimed at finding a way through the country's Brexit deadlock collapsed, setting up the prospect of a no-deal exit from the European Union.
This Canadian energy name has paid dividends for over 64 years to its shareholders.
The five biggest U.S. private-equity firms have raised almost $350 billion of 'dry powder' from pension funds, foreign governments and other institutional investors that must now be spent on everything from corporate acquisitions to business loans and real estate. The problem is, the assets have gotten too expensive.
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The U.S. unemployment rate is at 3.6%, its lowest since December 1969, but a scarcity of workers hasn't translated to a surge in consumer prices. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says rapid advances in technology might be one factor.
The European Commission cut its growth forecasts for the Eurozone economy Tuesday, citing slowing global trade, manufacturing sector weakness and Brexit uncertainty.
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