December 15th, 2015

World Stock Markets Up As U.S.-North Korea Tensions Perceived As Easing A Bit

Global stock markets were mostly higher Monday, on some easing of fears the U.S. and North Korea are headed toward military conflict soon. The U.S. secretary of defense and secretary of state, as well as other Trump administration officials, on Sunday said they are trying to achieve denuclearization of North Korea through diplomacy. Also, China on Monday said it has banned key North Korean imports. Gold prices are weaker on some profit-taking from shorter-term futures traders and on a corrective pullback from recent gains. A slightly less risk-averse marketplace on Monday is also a negative for safe-haven gold. In other overnight news, the Euro zone reported its industrial output was down 0.6% in June from May, and up 2.6%, year-on-year. To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2017 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post World Stock Markets Up As U.S.-North Korea Tensions Perceived As Easing A Bit appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .
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