*Cushing up 508,000 bbls- EIA. LONDON, Aug 27- Brent crude oil rose towards $103 a barrel on Wednesday, recovering from a 14- month low hit last week as traders monitored maintenance work in the North Sea and as U.S. crude oil inventories fell.» Read More
NEW YORK, Aug 22- Wall Street and other stock markets paused on Friday, halting the week's strong gains, as worsening Ukraine tensions dogged trading, while the dollar rose after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said policymakers eyeing interest rate hikes need to move cautiously.
NEW YORK, Aug 22- Stocks ended mostly lower on Friday as Ukraine- Russia tensions reignited and remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to give investors any clues on interest rate hikes. He called on Russia to "stop destabilizing Ukraine.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Gap Inc., up $2.25 to $45.43. The power producer plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy power generation plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners.
NEW YORK— More tensions in Ukraine left the stock market slightly lower in quiet trading. Investors were also poring over a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, which gave few clues about the central bank's next moves on interest rates. Aeropostale plunged 10 percent after forecasting a big loss in the current quarter.
NEW YORK, Aug 22- Wall Street and other stock markets paused while the dollar rose on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said policymakers eyeing interest rate hikes need to move cautiously, while worsening Ukraine tensions dogged trading.
Apple Inc. rose. 7 percent to $101.32 with 43,141,300 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.0 percent to $24.65 with 22,216,700 shares traded. Facebook Inc. was unchanged at $74.57 with 20,568,200 shares traded.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Bank of America Corp. fell. 2 percent to $16.13 with 105,702,200 shares traded. Citigroup Inc. fell. 3 percent to $50.93 with 19,819,600 shares traded.
NEW YORK— Stocks are little changed at midday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the bank will proceed on interest rates. Investors were also monitoring another flare-up in tensions between Ukraine and Russia. Aeropostale plunged 10 percent after forecasting a big loss in the current quarter.
Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. will pay about $465 million to buy the remaining stake in fellow technology company Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. that it doesn't already own. Shares of Peregrine soared Friday morning after Murata said it will pay $12.50 per share in cash for that remaining stake.
NEW YORK— Stocks are little edging lower in early trading amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid convoy entered the country. Investors are also looking ahead to a meeting of central bankers for clues about when the U.S. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 20 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,018 as of 9:37 a.m. Eastern time Friday.
*European shares wobble as Russia convey goes into Ukraine. LONDON, Aug 22- The high-flying dollar steadied on Friday as markets waited for steers on U.S. monetary policy, while escalating tensions over Ukraine halted a strong run-up by European stocks.
*Russia aid convoy crossed border without OK, Ukraine says. NEW YORK, Aug 22- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Friday, after the latest flare of tensions between Ukraine and Russia and ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
NEW YORK— Shares of GameStop jumped in premarket trading Friday after the video game retailer said its quarterly profit more than doubled on strong sales of new consoles.
*FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.4 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.8 pct. *Ukraine concerns unleash volatility into market. LONDON, Aug 22- European shares fell on Friday following a brisk two-week rally as a ratcheting up of tensions in Ukraine fed into investors already cautious ahead of a speech by U.S.
NEW YORK— The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months.
*Shinsei rises on report it plans to bid for Citi's Japan retail banking business. TOKYO, Aug 22- Japan's Nikkei share average rose for the 10th consecutive session on Friday morning thanks to a record close on Wall Street after upbeat U.S. economic data.
*U.S. crude futures for October delivery fell 6 cents to trade at $93.90 a barrel as of 0004 GMT. *An Iraqi Kurdish crude oil tanker has reappeared off the coast of Israel having offloaded its cargo, ship tracking data on Reuters showed, in the latest sign the autonomous region is finding buyers for its oil in defiance of Baghdad.
TOKYO, Aug 22- Asian shares rose in early trading on Friday, after upbeat U.S. data sparked another record close on Wall Street. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early trading, on track for a weekly gain of 0.4 percent.
*Investors await Yellen speech from Jackson Hole conference. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stocks ended higher on Thursday, with the S&P 500 at a record after a flurry of positive economic data, as investors hoped for signs from an annual meeting of central bankers that interest-rate hikes are not imminent.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Hormel Foods Corp., up $2.06 to $49.92. Hertz Global Holdings Inc., down 23 cents to $30.10.