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  • LONDON, Jan 8- Global equity markets surged and the dollar hit a nine-year high on Thursday, lifted by the Federal Reserve's confidence in the U.S. economy and hopes of aggressive new stimulus in Europe. Stocks on Wall Street rose about 1.7 percent and in Europe equities jumped close to 3 percent as investors' set aside fears from a few days ago that the collapse in...

  • *Brent crude hovers near $51 a barrel. NEW YORK, Jan 8- U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday, a day after equities snapped a five-day losing skid, on expectations for continued acceleration in the U.S. economy and more aggressive action by the European Central Bank. There is a Fed that is going to be patient and pretty transparent on when they are going to raise rates and an...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 8- U.S. Treasury debt prices declined on Thursday as Wall Street rallied and oil prices steadied, on growing confidence European policymakers will launch a bond-buying program to combat slowing economic growth. Treasury prices dropped in early overseas trading, as stocks in Japan and Europe rose, and the rally continued on Wall Street, where the S&P...

  • Jan 8- Replenished grain supplies following a bumper North American harvest bolstered global commodities trader Cargill Inc's bottom line in its latest quarter as lower prices lifted demand for crops and padded margins on meat sales. Privately-held Cargill, based in Minnesota, reported net earnings of $784 million for the second quarter ended Nov. 30, up 41...

  • Jan 8- Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday as a record-large U.S. harvest lowered grain prices and boosted both domestic and export demand while bolstering margins on meat sales. The privately held company, based in Minnesota, reported net earnings of $784 million for the second quarter ended Nov. 30,...

  • *Family Dollar falls after earnings. *Brent crude holds above $51 a barrel. "Jobless claims they were about in line, maybe a little weaker than expected but the jobs market still points to jobs growth," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital in New York.

  • *Brent up 5 cents after breaking below $50; U.S. crude above $48. NEW YORK, Jan 7- Oil closed up on Wednesday for the first time in five days as traders took stock of the market's rout after crude prices lost nearly 10 percent over two days and benchmark Brent fell to below $50 a barrel. Oil prices were lower in early New York trade, extending their downdraft after the first...

  • By Barani Krishnan and Samantha Sunne. NEW YORK, Jan 7- The selloff in oil paused on Wednesday for the first time in five days, with traders appearing to take stock of the market's rout after crude prices lost nearly 10 percent over two days and benchmark Brent fell to below $50 a barrel. Brent's front-month contract hovered near $51 a barrel by 12:25 p.m. ET, down...

  • *Brent oil steadies after falling below $50 a barrel. NEW YORK, Jan 7- U.S. and European stock prices rose on Wednesday on hopes the European Central Bank would embark on more stimulus soon to avert deflation in the euro zone, and oil prices showed no sign of rebounding soon from their lowest levels since 2009.. "We think they will deliver quantitative easing in the...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to rise at open after 5-day slide Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 9:09 AM ET

    *J.C. Penney climbs in premarket after sales results. NEW YORK, Jan 7- U.S. stocks were set to rise at the open on Wednesday following data that showed the U.S. private sector created more jobs than expected in December and as deflation concerns in the euro zone were seen pushing the bloc's central bank into action. "Speculation that that is finally going to cause the...

  • Jan 6- Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc said same-store sales rose 3.7 percent in November and December, boosting its shares and offering a glimpse of what is expected to be the best holiday season for retailers since 2011.. Brian Sozzi, head of Belus Capital Advisors, said investors had been overly bearish on J.C. Penney's prospects and...

  • *Services sector expands at slowest rate since Feb- Markit. NEW YORK, Jan 6- U.S. stocks ended lower for a fifth session on Tuesday as data showed slower growth in the U.S. service sector and oil prices fell further. The S&P 500' s losing streak was its longest in about 13 months, but the index ended off the day's lows, having fallen as much as 1.4 percent earlier, at one point...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 6- As if plummeting oil prices were not giving energy companies enough to worry about in 2015, Wall Street has turned against the sector, with stock analysts slashing earnings estimates. One component, Chevron Corp, the No. 2 U.S. energy company, had a 1 in the Analyst Revision Score, meaning analysts have been more furiously lowering estimates for...

  • *Services sector expands at slowest rate since Feb- Markit. NEW YORK, Jan 6- U.S. stocks were down more than 1 percent in afternoon trading on Tuesday, extending recent losses as data showed the pace of growth in the U.S. service sector had slowed and oil prices fell further. On Monday, Wall Street had suffered its biggest drop since early October.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 6- Stock prices fell on global markets on Tuesday, stuck in a dismal start to 2015 on tumbling oil prices and Greece possibly leaving the euro zone, as nervous investors bought more gold, yen, low-risk government bonds and other safe-haven assets. That is leading to a perception that there is a lack of demand, and that has implications for global growth, "...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 6- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday in choppy trading, extending losses a day after Wall Street suffered its biggest drop since early October as data showed the pace of growth in the U.S. economy had slowed. An election in Greece which may trigger its exit from the euro zone is some three weeks ahead, increasing the difficulty for the European Central Bank to...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 6- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday following the largest losses on Wall Street since early October and ahead of a large data batch that will show the momentum of the U.S. economy at the end of last year. A gauge of durable goods and factory orders for November is due at 10 a.m. EST, as well as an index of economic optimism for January.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- Energy sector stocks led a broad selloff on Wall Street on Monday as crude prices fell to fresh 5-1/ 2 year lows and a strong dollar also weighed on other commodities. The broad selloff is a result of traders knowing where they don't want to be invested before identifying the next buying opportunity, according to Gordon Charlop, a managing director at...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- U.S. Treasuries prices gained on Monday, led by a sharp rise in the 30- year bond, whose yield dipped to a multiyear low on widening anxieties about Europe's economy and Greece possibly quitting the euro zone. "It's a risk-off trade we are seeing," said Tom DiGaloma, head of rates and credit trading at ED&F Capital Markets in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, dragged down by commodity-linked shares as crude prices fell to fresh 5-1/ 2 year lows and a strong dollar also weighed on metals prices. Russia's oil output hit a post-Soviet high last year, and Iraq's oil exports in December were highest since 1980.. The market fall is "driven quite a bit by the slump in energy prices," said Rick...