Stocks, U.S. yields fall on U.S. policy doubts, Barcelona attack

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World equity markets and U.S. bond yields fell while gold rose on Thursday as investors favored safe-haven investments amid growing skepticism U.S. President Donald Trump, embroiled in controversy, would achieve his economic agenda. Adding to investor concerns was news that a van had slammed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona, killing 13 people, according to media reports, in an attack police were treating as terrorism. U.S. dollar trading was volatile and U.S. T...
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Oil prices sink on U.S. shale oil growth

IEA warns the world can't live on U.S. shale oil growth alone, expressing concerns about a supply shortage. By Daniel J. Graeber April 27 (UPI) -- The resiliency of U.S. shale oil basins offset production declines elsewhere in the world, sending crude oil prices on a downward trajectory early Thursday. Crude oil prices were volatile in Wednesday trading as investors were left navigating through a market characterized by official supply and demand data, geopolitical concerns tied to Nort...
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