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Wall Street slips on US-China trade talk uncertainty

6h thehindubusinessline
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 178.88 points, or 0.72 per cent, at 24,834.41, the S&P 500 lost 8.57 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 2,724.44 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 15.58 points, or 0.21 per cent, to 7,378.46.

 
Aussie car revival: British guru says carmaking to return Down Under in ‘next two or three years’

6h perthnow.com.au
PRODUCING cheaper, lighter electric cars means Australia can again be a competitive vehicle manufacturer, a leading British industrialist says.

 
Aussie car industry ‘will live again’

7h ntnews.com.au
Car manufacturer Holden will recall more than 300,000 vehicles in Australia fitted with defective Takata airbags. About 330,000 vehicles will be recalled, including popular models such as the Astra and Cruze hatchbacks, the company said in a statement on Friday. Photo credit: Facebook/@holdenaustralia

 
Wall Street slips on US-China trade talk uncertainty; energy falls

8h moneycontrol
US stocks ended lower on Tuesday, weighed down by lingering uncertainty over the outcome of trade talks between the United States and China and declines in energy and industrial shares.

 
China’s lower car tariffs mean more to BMW than Ford or Tesla

8h scmp
China’s move to reduce tariffs on imported cars to 15 per cent makes little difference to US carmakers.

 
AutoZone Stock Tanks: Lackluster Third-Quarter Comp Sales

15h marketrealist
The largest US auto parts retailer by store count, AutoZone (AZO), released its fiscal Q3 2018 earnings today before the market opened. The company’s third fiscal quarter covered the 12 weeks that ended on May 5. AZO’s third-quarter adjusted earnings rose 17% year-over-year to $13.42 per share, beating Wall Street’s consensus estimates of $12.97 per share.

 
Advance Auto Parts’ Sales Fell for the Third Consecutive Quarter

17h marketrealist
Advance Auto Parts (AAP) released its fiscal Q1 2018 earnings today before the market opened, which covered the 16 weeks up to April 21. The company’s first-quarter adjusted earnings grew 32% year-over-year to $2.10 per share, beating analysts’ estimates of $1.97 per share.

 
Facebook: Currently Undervalued

17h seekingalpha
Facebook's user growth and engagement are important metrics, but not as important as the trajectory of free-cash-flow generation and balance-sheet net cash at this point in its life cycle.

 
The biggest winner from the unfolding US-China trade deal so far is Germany

17h cnbc
Beijing's latest concession in a trade dispute with the U.S. will likely benefit Germany the most.

 
Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 22nd

17h zacks
Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 22nd:

 
Wall Street edges higher as US-China trade talks progress

18h channelnewsasia
U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday on signs of further progress in trade talks between the United States and China as the world's two largest economies pull back from the brink of a full-blown trade war.

 
WRAPUP 6-Global stocks mixed amid Wall St profit taking, European rally, China moves

18h reuters
* Oil rises to $80 per barrel (Updates with opening of U.S. markets, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

 
US stocks edge higher as technology companies, banks rise

19h nzherald.co.nz
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies and banks are rising Tuesday morning as U.S. stocks head higher for the second day in a row. Automakers are climbing after China said it will reduce auto import duties, another sign the two powers are resolving some of their differences on trade. Chipmaker Micron Technology is surging after it said it will buy back $10 billion in stock.

 
Wall Street gains as US-China trade talks gather pace

20h channelnewsasia
U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday on signs of further progress in trade talks between the United States and China as the world's two largest economies pull back from the brink of a full-blown trade war.

 
US-China Trade War on Hold: Will General Motors Benefit?

20h marketrealist
Last week, General Motors (GM) stock settled at $37.79 with ~2.4% gains from the previous week’s closing price. In the prior week, the stock remained mixed and rose 0.5%. As of May 18, General Motors stock has risen 4.0% on a quarter-to-date basis. In 2018 so far, the stock was still trading in negative territory, and it was off by 7.8% as compared to the S&P 500 index’s 1.5% gains.

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