Amid Trade War, GM Strike, Boeing Crisis, US Durable Goods Suffer

United Auto Workers (UAW) members picket outside of General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly in Detroit, Michigan, as they strike on October 16, 2019. Leaders of the United Auto Workers union announced October 16, 2019, they have reached a tentative deal with General Motors to end a nationwide strike that began a month ago.

Proposed GM Contract Lifts Wages, Closes 4 Plants

Members attending the UAW GM Council Meeting walk through a gauntlet of GM employees from the shuttered Lordstown Assembly as they arrive at the General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, on October 17, 2019


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Economic Worries Weigh On Markets

“Traders driven by quantitative strategies are also seeing an ugly picture" -- Jameel Ahmad, global head of currency strategy and market research at FXTM