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  • A man poses for a photo with the Wall Street bull sculpture between Broadway and Exchange Place in the Financial District of New York.

    The two underpinnings of this rally — the Trump Rally, and the Reflation Trade — are both very much intact.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 17- Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Friday as profit-taking in global equities following a recent rally triggered risk aversion. Currencies from oil-heavy economies, Colombia and Mexico, slipped as crude futures declined on concerns over global oversupply. Shares in Rumo Logística Operadora Multimodal SA, Brazil's largest rail...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 17- Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Friday as profit-taking in global equities following a recent rally triggered risk aversion in wider markets. Currencies from oil-heavy economies, such as Colombia's and Mexico's pesos, led the losses as crude futures slipped on concerns over global oversupply. Shares in Rumo Logística...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above the 20,000 mark for the first time on January 25, 2017 in New York City.

    Stocks could see a further 6 percent rise this year, according to strategist Ed Yardeni.

  • *Egypt wheat tender in focus after brisk recent demand. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Feb 17- Chicago wheat and corn futures fell for a second straight session on Friday, after reaching multi-month highs this week in a fund-fueled rally seen as lacking clear fundamental drivers. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active wheat contract was down 0.8 percent at $4.44-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • *Egypt wheat tender in focus after brisk recent demand. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Feb 17- Chicago wheat and corn futures fell for a second straight session on Friday, after reaching multi-month highs this week in a fund-fuelled rally seen as lacking clear fundamental drivers. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active wheat contract was down 0.8 percent at $4.44-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • Feb 17- U.S. stock index futures fell for the second straight day on Friday, after a record-setting few days on Wall Street, as investors await clarity on economic policy and ahead of a long weekend. *The S&P 500 has rise about 5 percent so far in 2017, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 4 percent, mainly on signs of an improving economy and promises by President...

  • A floorhand operates a Chevron oil drilling rig near Taft, California.

    Oil is likely to remain in the low $50s for the rest of the year.

  • *China relaxes trading rules on stock index futures. SHANGHAI, Feb 17- Benchmark stock indexes in China and Hong Kong fell on Friday as investors took profits on resources shares, but losses were checked by strength in Chinese brokerage shares after authorities relaxed some rules on stock index futures trading. China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2 percent...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 16- U.S. wheat and corn futures declined on Thursday, retreating from early strength on profit-taking after each market set multi-month highs, analysts said. CBOT March corn settled down 5-1/ 4 cents at $3.73-1/ 2 per bushel after reaching $3.80, the contract's highest since mid-July. CBOT March wheat finished down 7 cents at $4.47-3/ 4 a bushel after...

  • Yardeni: Improving economy is a catalyst for stocks

    Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research gives his take on what he sees is the improving economy with CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Yardeni: Here's how high the S&P could go

    Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research discusses how high he feels the market can go with CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 16- U.S. wheat futures rose to their highest in nearly eight months on Thursday, with strong government export data keying a recovery from weakness in the overnight trading session. The most active Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures contract peaked at $4.64-1/ 4 a bushel, its highest since June 28. "Funds have been buyers of soybeans," said Karl Setzer,...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Feb 16- Chicago wheat futures inched lower on Thursday as the market took a breather after a day-earlier rally, but remained underpinned by healthy export demand and an expected drop in U.S. acreage that could help trim hefty wheat stocks. U.S. soybeans gave up earlier gains and edged down, pressured by a weaker trend on vegetable oil markets in...

  • Feb 16- U.S. stock index futures dipped slightly on Thursday, as investors looked for fresh catalysts to keep up Wall Street's record-setting run as the outlook for the economy brightened. *The rally was sparked by President Donald Trump's vow last Thursday of a' phenomenal' tax announcement. *Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said rates may need to be raised at an...

  • *Spot gold may retest resistance at $1,249/ oz- technicals. Spot gold had ticked up 0.3 percent to $1,235.71 per ounce by 0237 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were up 0.4 percent at $1,237.3. The impact would probably show in the medium term, "said Jiang Shu, chief analyst at Shandong Gold Group.

  • *Chicago wheat dips after climbing 1.2 pct on Wednesday. SINGAPORE, Feb 16- Chicago wheat futures edged lower on Thursday, as the market took a breather after a rally in the previous session that was triggered by fund-buying and strong demand. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active wheat contract fell 0.3 percent to $4.53-1/ 2 a bushel by 0320 GMT.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 16- Oil prices held steady on Thursday, supported by ongoing supply cuts led by producer group OPEC, although rising fuel inventories and crude production in the United States weighed on sentiment. Brent crude futures were trading at $55.73 per barrel at 0209 GMT, down just 2 cents from their last close. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • SYDNEY, Feb 16- U.S. corn futures edged lower on Thursday, retreating from their highest in more than seven months touched the session before, but buying from funds and strong export demand curbed losses. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade eased 0.4 percent to $3.77-1/ 4 a bushel. *Australian grain exports likely surged to an all-time monthly...

  • *Spot gold had edged up 0.1 percent to $1,233.16 per ounce at 0053 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were up 0.1 percent at $1,234.6. *Republican lawmakers on Wednesday criticized Fed Chair Janet Yellen's stewardship of the U.S. economy and urged her to halt work on financial regulation until President Donald Trump names new policymakers to the central bank.

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