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  • *Gold gives back some of sharp overnight gains. LONDON, Sept 25- Gold fell from one-month highs on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen kept the door open to an increase in interest rates later this year, sparking a rally in the dollar. Gold rallied after the Fed opted at its September policy meeting to keep rates on hold, hitting its highest since Aug. 25 on...

  • Sept 25- U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expects the central bank to raise interest rates this year, easing concerns about slowing global growth. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 174.91 points, or 1.08 percent, to 16,376.23. The S&P 500 gained 14.16 points, or 0.73 percent, to 1,946.4 and the Nasdaq...

  • *Nike jumps after quarterly profit beats estimates. Sept 25- Wall Street was set to open higher on Friday, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expects the central bank to raise interest rates this year, easing concerns about slowing global growth. "There is some optimism after Yellen's speech," said Randy Frederick, managing director of trading...

  • Sept 25- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Google Inc is using its Android mobile operating system to stifle competition, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. Reuters reported in April that some technology companies had complained to the U.S. Department of Justice about Google's anti-competitive practices and urged the...

  • Sept 25- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Google Inc stifled competitors' access to its Android mobile-operating system, Bloomberg reported. FTC officials have met with representatives of technology companies who said Google gives priority to its own services on the Android platform, while restricting others, Bloomberg reported,...

  • *Gold gives back some of sharp overnight gains. LONDON, Sept 25- Gold fell from one-month highs on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen kept the door open to a hike in interest rates later this year, sparking a rally in the dollar. Gold rallied after the Fed opted at its September policy meeting to keep rates on hold, hitting its highest since Aug. 25 on...

  • *Dollar up broadly, back above 120.00 yen. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, Sept 25- The greenback rose on Friday as dollar bulls took heart after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen kept the door open to a hike in interest rates later this year, a week after the central bank delayed a long-anticipated move. The euro slid 0.6 percent to $1.1168, pulling away from levels closer to $1.1300.

  • AMHERST, Mass., Sept 24- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen received medical attention on Thursday after coughing, pausing and struggling to finish a speech in which she said the U.S. central bank was on track to raise interest rates this year for the first time in nearly a decade. The frightening few moments, in which Yellen appeared to lose her concentration a few...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 25- Gold dropped from its highest in a month on Friday, giving back some of its sharp overnight gains, as the dollar rallied on an assurance from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen that the U.S. central bank would begin raising rates this year. *Spot gold fell 0.4 percent to $1,149.20 an ounce by 0043 GMT, below a one-month high of $1,156.30 reached on...

  • *Dollar up broadly, back above 120.00 yen. SYDNEY, Sept 25- The greenback romped higher early on Friday as dollar bulls took heart after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen kept the door open to a hike in interest rates later this year, a week after the central bank delayed a long-anticipated move. Accordingly, the euro slid to $1.1179, pulling away from levels closer...

  • TOKYO, Sept 25- The dollar jumped and U.S. interest rate futures price briefly dropped after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested the central bank is still on track to raise interest rates later this year. The euro fell about 0.5 percent to $1.1174 from around $1.1230 while the dollar rose to around 120.27 yen from around 120.00 yen before Yellen's...

  • AMHERST, Mass., Sept 24- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen resumed her schedule at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst on Thursday after struggling to finish a speech and receiving medical attention, a Fed official said. A university spokesman said she would attend a dinner event as planned. "Chair Yellen felt dehydrated at the end of a long speech under...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- U.S. stock futures were slightly higher in volatile trading at the start of the overnight session following comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and news that she was receiving medical attention after the speech in which she struggled to finish her last lines. A spokesman for the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where the...

  • AMHERST, Mass., Sept 24- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday she expects the U.S. central bank to begin raising interest rates later this year as long as inflation remains stable and the U.S. economy is strong enough to boost employment. "Most FOMC participants, including myself, currently anticipate that achieving these conditions will likely...

  • AMHERST, Mass., Sept 24- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday she expects the U.S. central bank to begin raising interest rates later this year as long as inflation remains stable and the U.S. economy is strong enough to boost employment. Yellen, speaking a week after the Fed delayed a long-anticipated rate hike, said she and other Fed policymakers do...

  • *Auto sector falls 3.3 pct, led by BMW; VW edges up. *Wall Street lower before Fed's Yellen speaks. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sent Wall Street into the red.

  • *Auto sector falls 3.7 pct led by BMW. *Wall Street lower before Fed's Yellen speaks. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sent Wall Street into the red.

  • Treasuries prices jumped on Thursday, with benchmark yields hitting four-week lows, as losses on Wall Street and anxiety over a weakening global economy rekindled demand for lower-risk government debt. The bond market rally came in advance of a $29 billion auction of seven-year notes and an impending speech on inflation by Federal Reserve Chair Janet...

  • *Caterpillar falls after brokerage starts with "sell". *Investors await Yellen speech at 5 p.m. ET. Sept 24- Wall Street was set to open lower on Thursday amid lingering concerns about global economic growth and ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • US STOCKS-Futures fall sharply; Yellen speech awaited Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 7:24 AM ET

    Sept 24- U.S. stock index futures fell sharply on Thursday as concerns about global economic growth grew and ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. *U.S. stocks closed slightly lower on Wednesday, as weak factory data from China and the United States led to a selloff in materials and industrial stocks. *U.S. economic data expected on Thursday...