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  • President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States.

    Stocks may have struggled in the past two weeks, but one top strategist predicts the rally will regain momentum.

  • *Market assessing extent of flood damage in Argentina. CHICAGO, Jan 20- U.S. corn futures touched a six-month high on Friday, buoyed by robust demand from exporters and ethanol producers, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade March corn settled up 3-1/ 2 cents at $3.69-3/ 4 a bushel after reaching $3.70, its highest since mid-July.

  • President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump offered precious little about the issues that would matter most to earnings: tax cuts and infrastructure spending.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 20- Gold prices turned up on Friday, as the dollar fell and U.S. "I think some of the populist issue themes that he's touched on are supportive of gold," said James Steel, chief metals analyst for HSBC Securities in New York. Spot gold was up 0.5 percent at $1,211.30 an ounce by 3:04 p.m. EST, while U.S. gold futures settled up 0.3 percent at $1,204.90 per...

  • Ron Paul: A 'downturn' will happen under Trump

    Former Texas Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul gives his take on the economy under Trump. He joins CNBC's Courtney Reagan for the discussion.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Friday ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. *Futures also got a lift after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen backed her stance for gradual interest rate increases on Thursday. *Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief...

  • An image of President-elect Donald Trump appears on a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016.

    The rise of "thematic investing" makes it perfectly feasible that someone might float a "Trump ETF."

  • *Shanghai crude futures were to give China global pricing power. SINGAPORE/ BEIJING, Jan 20- China's plans to create a new crude futures contract to compete with global pricing benchmarks have been shelved due to market resistance, five sources with knowledge of the matter said, dealing a blow to Shanghai's ambitions to be a leading energy trading hub.

  • MANILA, Jan 20- London copper futures surrendered early gains to edge lower on Friday as investors exercised caution ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, looking past data that showed China's economy grew slightly faster than expected. Expectations that China will continue to spur economic activity this year should boost demand in...

  • *China Q4 GDP grew 6.8 pct, market expected 6.7 pct. MANILA, Jan 20- London copper futures edged higher on Friday after China's economy grew slightly faster than expected in the last quarter of 2016, but caution among investors ahead of U.S. Expectations that China will continue to spur economic activity this year should boost demand in the world's top copper...

  • MANILA, Jan 20- London copper futures edged higher on Friday after modest losses overnight, with investors exercising caution ahead of a slew of Chinese economic data and U.S. *Buoyed by higher government spending and record bank lending, China is expected to report that its economy grew by a steady 6.7 percent in the fourth quarter. *China will also release data...

  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were trading up 20 cents at $51.57 per barrel at 0038 GMT. The International Energy Agency said that while it was "far too soon" to gauge OPEC members' compliance with promised cuts, commercial oil inventories in the developed world fell for a fourth consecutive month in November, with another decline projected for...

  • The George Washington Statue in front of Federal Hall on Wall Street is engulfed in a cloud of steam.

    Right now we have 12 deals in the pipeline, according to Renaissance Capital.

  • *Soybeans snap four-day rally on Argentina rain risks. Chicago Board of Trade March wheat futures settled down 7-1/ 2 cents at $4.23-1/ 2 per bushel. March soybeans ended down 4-3/ 4 cents at $10.70-1/ 4 a bushel while March corn rose 1-1/ 4 cents at $3.66-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • Market suffering bout of ‘indigestion’: PNC

    When the market digests the big post-election runs in areas such as financials and energy, PNC says investors will see a bounce back.

  • History suggests Trump rally will resume: PNC

    PNC’s Bill Stone makes the historical case for solid stock market gains this year.

  • *Wall Street falls ahead of Trump inauguration. NEW YORK, Jan 19- The dollar and U.S. Oil futures rallied from one-week lows after the International Energy Agency said crude markets were tightening.

  • *Wall Street falls, European stocks pare losses. NEW YORK, Jan 19- The dollar rose against the euro on Thursday after comments from the European Central Bank chief, while U.S. Oil futures rallied from one-week lows after the International Energy Agency said crude markets were tightening.

  • Jan 19- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, with investors seemingly wary of taking on risk ahead of Donald Trump's swearing-in as U.S. president on Friday. *Markets are also eyeing a raft of economic data and a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. *After having driven Wall Street to record highs in a post-election rally, investors are...

  • A construction worker walks through the inside of a viewing platform, the the Capitol, for the presidential inauguration for incoming US President-elect Donald Trump

    Traders have gone from the Trump hope to Trump doubt, or maybe the Trump reality.

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