[1/16/19]The Wednesday Market MinuteRead more
- U.S. equity futures turn green after stronger-than-expected earnings from Goldman Sachs and Bank of America.
- Global stocks mixed amid the increasing confusion over the impact of Prime Minister Theresa May's historic parliamentary defeat on Brexit last night and concern over the lack of progress in U.S.-China trade talks.
- U.K. lawmakers will debate a non-confidence motion in May's government later today as EU officials plead for flexibility from London to avoid a so-called "hard Brexit" on March 29.
- Softer industrial data from Japan, as well as reported comments on U.S.-China trade talks, keeps Asian markets in check, while a weaker euro boosts European stocks in early trade.