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  • Treasury to sell $26 billion in three-year notes. "There's certainly some impetus for profit-taking after Friday's rally," said Edward Acton, Treasury strategist at RBS Securities in Stamford, Connecticut. Treasury will sell $26 billion in three-year notes at 1 p.m., and will sell $24 billion in 10- year notes on Wednesday and $16 billion in 30- year bonds on...

  • Earnings season begins to wind down this week, with 16 S&P 500 companies expected to report quarterly results, including retailers Wal-Mart and Macy's and network equipment maker Cisco Systems. "We have had a nice run and last week we did see the markets largely go into neutral and take a bit of a pause," said Peter Kenny, chief market strategist at Clearpool Group in...

  • Earnings season begins to wind down this week, with 16 S&P 500 companies expected to report quarterly results, including retailers Wal-Mart and Macy's and network equipment maker Cisco Systems. "We have had a nice run and last week we did see the markets largely go into neutral and take a bit of a pause," said Peter Kenny, chief market strategist at Clearpool Group in...

  • *Disney falls after results, Salix plummets. "Any kind of change in how the healthcare law is interpreted is going to affect healthcare stocks, probably insurers first," said Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group in Pittsburgh. Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare fell 6.5 percent to $47.85 while managed care facilities operator...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Wall Street's biggest banks remain convinced the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates by June 2015, a Reuters poll found, and economists also said the market was underestimating how aggressively the U.S. central bank will tighten policy. Fourteen of 19 primary dealers, or the banks that deal directly with the Fed, said they expect the first...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St flat as healthcare offsets energy Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday as gains in energy shares were offset by falling healthcare stocks, in the wake of October payrolls data that indicated economic resilience in the face of slowing global demand. The unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent, the lowest since July 2008, even as more people entered the labor force.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- The dollar slipped and global equity markets were mostly flat on Friday after a solid but below-expectations U.S. jobs report for October took the edge off a months-long rally in both the greenback and stocks. Wall Street was mixed in a narrow range, and MSCI's all-country world index, a gauge of stock performance in 45 countries, was flat at 418.20.

  • *Dow, S&P 500 coming off record closing highs. NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, though the Dow and S&P 500 still inched up to new records as the October payroll report pointed to economic resilience in the face of slowing global demand. "It's hard to not bet on the economy, with the fundamentals looking like a full house: earnings are rock solid,...

  • Gap 3Q earnings outlook tops Wall Street estimate Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 10:52 AM ET
    Sale signs in the windows of a GAP store.

    Gap shares are up in extended trading after the retailer predicted third-quarter earnings that topped market forecasts.

  • *Dow, S&P 500 coming off record closing highs. NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. stock index futures pointed to slight gains at the open on Friday as the October payroll report showed jobs growth continued apace while the unemployment rate fell to a six-year low. I suppose there could be a short-term negative impact to this, since it was below expectations, but I don't see it has...

  • TOKYO, Nov 7- Shares in Takata Corp fell more than 4 percent on Friday, reversing earlier gains after a newspaper reported that the Japanese auto parts maker had concealed the risks of potentially defective air bags following an accident in 2004.. The New York Times reported Takata had secretly conducted tests on 50 airbags retrieved from scrap yards after the...

  • TOKYO, Nov 7- Asian shares wobbled in early trading on Friday, while the euro wallowed around two-year lows after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi vowed to take more easing steps to spark growth in the euro zone. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.1 percent in early trading, while Japan's Nikkei stock average...

  • *European stocks finish slightly higher; Wall Street flat ECB's Draghi promises more easing. NEW YORK, Nov 6- The euro slumped to a two-year low and European government bond yields dipped on Thursday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi reiterated plans to revive the struggling euro zone economy by increasing the ECB's balance sheet.

  • *Cott's reliance on private label products to fall. Cott's shares jumped more than 16 percent on Thursday after the company said it would pay $1.25 billion for DSS Group Inc, parent of DS Services of America Inc.. "This is a new customer channel in which Cott will be able to take advantage of DS Services' extensive route track infrastructure to cross sell elements of...

  • Genworth, Qualcomm both slump following results. *Whole Foods rallies in bright spot for market. NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks rose slightly in a volatile session on Thursday, with investors cheered that Europe would step in with more stimulus if needed, though continued weakness in energy shares and some lackluster results kept a lid on gains.

  • *European stocks pullback from highs, Wall Street flat. NEW YORK, Nov 6- The euro slumped to a two-year low and peripheral European government yields fell on Thursday after ECB chief Mario Draghi reiterated plans to revive the struggling euro zone economy by increasing the ECB's balance sheet. Stocks on world markets were mixed, with Wall Street little changed a...

  • *Genworth, Qualcomm both slump following results. *Whole Foods rallies in bright spot for market. Occidental Petroleum lost 1 percent to $85.60 on Thursday while Halliburton Co was off 1.6 percent to $51.51.

  • *Genworth plummets following results, conference call. NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks were little changed near record levels on Thursday as Europe indicated support for additional measures to support the economy, if necessary, though some weak corporate results limited the market's advance. Genworth Financial plummeted 36 percent to $8.97 in heavy trading, its...

  • DETROIT, Nov 5- Tesla Motors Inc shares rose nearly 8 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the electric-car maker beat analysts' expectations for third-quarter results. Its shares rose after-hours, however, as non-GAAP income of 2 cents a share beat Wall Street's consensus view of a loss of 1 cent per share. "Tesla needs to grow dramatically if it...

  • DETROIT, Nov 5- Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc said its third-quarter loss nearly doubled from a year ago to $75 million, as manufacturing, sales and development expenses increased to meet rising demand for its Model S sedan. Its shares rose after-hours, however, as non-GAAP income of 2 cents a share beat Wall Street's consensus view of a loss of 1 cent per share.