BOSTON, Nov 6- Mutual funds run by T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Morgan Stanley are poised to send one sweet tweet. Their seed investments have led to success stories like the gains reaped by Fidelity Investments on Facebook shares acquired before the social network's went public last year.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Prices for U.S. With Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen preparing to step into the shoes of current chairman Ben Bernanke early next year, the market has been searching for hints about how Yellen might enforce the central bank's dual mandate of controlling both inflation and unemployment.
WASHINGTON, Nov 6- A Chicago speed-trading firm and its prominent founder were charged with manipulating prices by the U.S. derivatives regulator on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Not long ago, Kathleen Gaffney was considered the obvious successor to bond guru Dan Fuss, with whom she co-managed the $21.9 billion Loomis Sayles Bond fund for nearly 20 years.
*Treasury to conduct $70 billion refunding next week. NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. The Mortgage Bankers Association said U.S. mortgage applications fell in the latest week.
MILAN, Nov 6- Italy raised a record 22.3 billion euros from the sale of an inflation-linked four-year bond that was wrapped up on Wednesday, with institutional players snapping up paper aimed at small investors. This figure is due to rise, possibly posing a refinancing challenge, as Italy issues three-year bonds next year and two-year paper in 2015..
NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday on the possibility the Federal Reserve may keep stimulus measures in place longer than anticipated ahead of data key later this week on the labor market and economic growth.
Barclays said government bonds in rouble and lira would enter the Barclays Global Aggregate Index from March 31 2014, joining the 22 currencies already included. Although the index share-- 0.14 for Turkey and 0.17 for Russia-- is small, it will give investors extra access to two important emerging markets and their high yielding bonds.
TOKYO, Nov 6- Japanese government bond prices were narrowly mixed on Wednesday, ahead of the outcome of an auction of 10- year notes this session. The Ministry of Finance set the coupon on the new issue at 0.6 percent, the lowest level since May 1.
Piper Jaffray& Co, the bank that arranged the sale of the $41.8 million of bonds in 2008 and one of the largest underwriters in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market, was also fined $300,000, the SEC said. The developer, its former president and the top banker on the deal were also fined, and a district staff member was rebuked, the SEC said.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- Prices for U.S. U.S. service sector business activity picked up in October, with the Institute for Supply Management's services index up to 55.4 last month despite expectations by economists for a dip to 54. A reading above 50 indicates expansion.
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- Twitter Inc and 11 other technology companies have enough stock-option tax breaks to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes over the next several years, a consumer group said on Tuesday.
MILAN, Nov 5- Italy raised almost 17 billion euros from the first day of sales of a new government bond tied to inflation targetted at small investors, giving it more leeway to reduce its international borrowing for the rest of the year.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- Prices for U.S. U.S. service-sector business activity picked up in October, with the Institute for Supply Management's services index up to 55.4 last month despite expectations by economists for a dip to 54. A reading above 50 indicates expansion.
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- The U.S. derivatives regulator on Tuesday reintroduced a plan to curb commodity market speculation, reviving a crucial Wall Street reform after a judge knocked down an earlier version of its rule on position limits. The rule has been one of the most hotly debated aspects of an overhaul of Wall Street after the financial crisis.
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- The U.S. derivatives regulator on Tuesday launched a plan to curb commodity market speculation, reviving a crucial Wall Street reform after a judge knocked down an earlier version of its rule on position limits. The rule has been one of the most hotly debated aspects of an overhaul of Wall Street after the financial crisis.
*U.S. service-sector data due at 10 a.m. ET. NEW YORK, Nov 5- Prices for U.S. "It's just to taper or not to taper," said Wilmer Stith, portfolio manager of the Wilmington Broad Market Bond Fund.
Net income attributable to ICE, the Atlanta- based derivatives exchange and clearing house operator, was $141.3 million, or $1.92 a diluted share, up from $131.1 million, or $1.79 a diluted share, a year earlier.
*GT Advanced jumps on deal with Apple. NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Tuesday ahead of data on the services sector, putting the S&P 500 on track to halt a two-day winning streak. *The Institute for Supply Management will release its October non-manufacturing index at 10:00 a.m. ET.
TOKYO, Nov 5- JGB prices were a touch lower in subdued trading on Tuesday morning, with dealers turning their attention to the monthly auction of 10- year bonds on Wednesday. The market took its cues from a rise in U.S. Treasury yields, with the 10- year yield up 0.5 basis point at 0.595 percent and the benchmark five-year yield up 0.5 basis point at 0.195 percent.