*Gold at 1- month low as Fed pressured to end US stimulus. Gold fell, touching a 1- month low and closing down for a seventh straight session as the dollar hit its highest levels since 2008 after some Federal Reserve officials said the central bank should end its stimulus for the U.S. economy. Gold was the CRB's biggest loser, falling almost 2 percent.» Read More
*Gold prices rebound after selloff. *Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola higher after earnings. NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. stocks were poised for a strong open on Tuesday, indicating the S&P 500 will rebound from its worst decline since November, after gold made a modest recovery and data on U.S. inflation and new-home construction pointed to an improving economy.
*Gold prices rebound after selloff. *Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola higher after earnings. NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, indicating the S&P 500 may rebound from its worst decline since November, as gold prices bounced and healthcare company Johnson& Johnson was among companies reporting stronger-than-expected earnings.
*Gold recouped some of their earlier steep losses but remained volatile after investors dumped risk assets overnight, gripped by worries over slowing growth in China and the United States. *U.S.-listed shares of Barrick Gold rose 3.9 percent to $20.56 and Randgold Resources climbed 6.2 percent to $73.30 in premarket trade.
*Germany's ZEW signals sharp slide in investor morale. Losses in Europe mirrored a sell-off on Wall Street on Monday, where the S&P 500 fell 2.3 percent on the back of worse than expected growth numbers from China and the shock of two bomb explosions at the Boston marathon.
*SoftBank sinks 8 pct after Dish offers rival bid to buy Sprint. TOKYO, April 16- Japan's Nikkei average sagged 1.5 percent on Tuesday, although it managed to hold above the 13,000- mark, as concerns over stumbling global growth pushed U.S. stocks to their worst day in five months.
The stock market was already shaky before two blasts rocked the Boston Marathon. On Tuesday, traders will be seeking answers about who was behind the attacks.
TOKYO, April 16- Japan's Nikkei average is expected to open sharply lower and may test the key 13,000 mark on Tuesday, as concerns over stumbling global growth pushed U.S. stocks to their worst day in five months.
NEW YORK, April 15- The Nasdaq Composite fell more than 2 percent as U.S. stocks extended losses on Monday, pressured by weak data out of China that triggered a selloff in commodities. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 203.35 points or 1.37 percent, to 14,661.71. The S&P 500 lost 28.49 points or 1.79 percent, to 1,560.36.
NEW YORK, April 15- With gold prices at three-year lows, Scott Simon, whose family owns 18 pawn shops in Long Island and Queens, New York, is noticing a significant slowdown in business. Gold prices fell more than 8 percent on Monday to under $1,400 an ounce, heading for the biggest two-day drop in 30 years.
*China Q1 GDP, industrial output undershoot forecasts. NEW YORK, April 15- Gold slumped anew on Monday, racking up its worst two-day loss in 30 years, and investors dumped stocks and other commodities after weaker-than-expected Chinese data raised concerns about the global economic outlook.
LONDON/ NEW YORK, April 15- Gold headed for its biggest two-day drop in 30 years on Monday and oil, copper and grains prices also tumbled as investors fled most financial markets after disappointing Chinese economic data underscored global growth worries.
*Weaker-than-expected growth in China hurts riskier assets. Treasuries prices rose on Monday as a stocks slide sparked by concerns about slower growth in the United States and in China spurred a bid for safe-haven U.S. government debt. The Fed Bank of New York on Monday said it bought $5.6 billion in Treasuries maturing between January 2018 and December 2018.
*Gold slumps to 2- year low below $1,400 per ounce. *Dish Network offers $25.5 billion for Sprint. NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks fell for a second straight session on Monday with major indexes off more than 1 percent, pressured by weaker-than-expected growth figures in China that sparked a broad selloff across markets, including oil and other commodities.
*CEO Levy sees improvement later this year in Europe. The group, which had in February warned that 2013 would be difficult in Europe, said it had been hit by a sharp advertising slowdown across the continent.
NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks extended losses on Monday, with the Nasdaq dropping 1 percent after data from China showed growth to be slower than anticipated. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 104.17 points, or 0.70 percent, at 14,760.89. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 34.87 points, or 1.06 percent, at 3,260.08.
April 15- Citigroup Inc said on Monday first-quarter profit jumped a better-than-expected 30 percent as the bank made more money from underwriting stock issues and advising companies on mergers. Citigroup shares rose 2.6 percent to $45.95 in morning trading.
NEW YORK, April 15- Gold slumped anew on Monday, racking up its worst two-day loss in 30 years, and investors dumped stocks and other commodities after weaker-than-expected Chinese data raised concerns about the global economic outlook. Gold took other metals lower with it as its price plunged to a two-year low.
*Dish Network offers $25.5 billion for Sprint, whose shares jump. *Citigroup shares gain after bank posts rise in first-quarter profit. NEW YORK, April 15- Wall Street stocks were lower for a second straight session after data in China and the United States added to a spate of recent indications the global economy may be slowing.
NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks fell on Monday after data from China showed growth to be slower than anticipated, knocking lower commodities prices, including oil and gold. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 66.35 points, or 0.45 percent, at 14,798.71. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 17.23 points, or 0.52 percent, at 3,277.71.
*Dish Network offers $25.5 billion for Sprint, whose shares jump. *Citigroup shares gain after bank posts rise in first-quarter profit. NEW YORK, April 15- U.S. stocks were poised for a lower open, putting the S&P 500 on track to dip for a second consecutive session after data showed growth in China and manufacturing growth in New York state were slower than expected.