CHICAGO-- Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery rose 8 cents to $6.54 a bushel; May corn was 2 cents lower at 4.89 a bushel; May oats sank 20 cents to $4.4625 a bushel; while May soybeans gained 19.75 cents to $14.5775 a bushel.» Read More
*Third-quarter earnings/share $0.51 vs est $0.52. Oct 15- Domino's Pizza Inc, the second-largest U.S. pizza chain, reported a rare earnings miss due to higher costs, sending its shares down 5 percent as it spent more on overseas outlets and on mobile apps.
*Wall St lower as Citi results offset Washington optimism. NEW YORK, Oct 15- Global equities markets rose and the dollar strengthened on Tuesday on signs of progress in Washington's budget and debt talks, though U.S. stocks edged lower on Citigroup's weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings.
*Citigroup adjusted profit hit by bond trading slowdown; shares dip. NEW YORK, Oct 15- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after a four-session rally as Citigroup reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings, overshadowing developments in the Washington budget and debt-limit talks.
Oct 15- Rare earths producer Molycorp Inc said on Tuesday its cash cushion has dwindled to insufficient levels and announced its second major financing in less than a year, sending its shares down 18 percent in pre-market trading.
*Citigroup adjusted profit hit by bond trading slowdown; shares dip. NEW YORK, Oct 15- U.S. stock futures edged lower on Tuesday after Citigroup reported a marginal fall in adjusted quarterly profit from continuing businesses after the Federal Reserve chose to continue its program of bond buying for longer than expected.
*Citigroup adjusted profit hit by bond trading slowdown; shares dip in premarket. NEW YORK, Oct 15- U.S. stock futures edged lower on Tuesday after Citigroup reported a marginal fall in adjusted quarterly profit from ongoing businesses after the Federal Reserve's decision to continue its bond-buying program for longer than expected slowed trading by clients.
TOKYO, Oct 15- Asian shares rose to their highest in nearly five months on Tuesday on heightened hopes for a deal in Washington to reopen the U.S. government and avert a possible debt default, though investors will remain wary until they see the final outcome. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.8 percent to its highest since May 23.
TOKYO, Oct 15- U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Tuesday on expectations of an imminent deal that will reopen the U.S. government and avert a possible debt default, though the political squabbling in Washington kept markets on edge ahead of the Thursday deadline. Many markets in the region, including Singapore, Indonesia and India, were closed for holidays.
NEW YORK, Oct 14- U.S. stocks ended a volatile session with slight gains on Monday as investors bet that there would soon be a deal in Washington to increase the debt limit, though there were no obvious signs of progress. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 63.90 points, or 0.42 percent, at 15,301.01.
*Netflix leads tech shares higher. NEW YORK, Oct 14- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, rebounding from losses, as plans for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to meet congressional leaders raised hopes a resolution to the fiscal impasse was closer.
*Ericsson and Dassault Systemes fall, hitting tech sector. LONDON, Oct 14- European shares made minor gains on Monday as a U.S. budget deadlock kept stock markets in check, while falls in Ericsson and Dassault Systemes hit technology shares.
*Soybeans rise from 20- month low, corn up from 37- month low. That will provide a shortened week for harvest, "said Rich Nelson, chief strategist with Allendale Inc." Some people are also concerned about the frost expected to hit much of the northern third of the Corn Belt on Friday and Saturday, "he said.
*Ericsson and Dassault Systemes fall, hitting tech sector. LONDON, Oct 14- Falls in Ericsson and Dassault Systemes hit technology stocks on Monday, as a lack of concrete progress in resolving a U.S budget deadlock held back European shares.
NEW YORK, Oct 14- U.S. stocks fell at the open on Monday as traders focused on events in Washington after weekend talks between Republicans and Democrats left the risk of a possible U.S. default alive. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 92.22 points, or 0.61 percent, at 15,145.27. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 23.16 points, or 0.61 percent, at 3,768.72.
*Unexpected drop in exports from China weigh on global equities. NEW YORK, Oct 14- Wall Street was set for a lower open on Monday, focused on events in Washington after weekend talks between Republicans and Democrats showed some progress but left alive the risk of a possible U.S. default in three days, pressuring stocks.
*Unexpected drop in exports from China weigh on global equities. NEW YORK, Oct 14- U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday as continuous gridlock in Washington was likely to resume selling pressure in equities as there were no guarantees the federal government shutdown was about to end or that a historic debt default would be avoided.
*China export growth fizzles in September. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Oct 14- Asian shares and U.S. stock index futures fell and the safe-haven yen rose on Monday as a possible U.S. debt default edged closer after the failure of weekend talks in Washington, though expectations are that a last-minute compromise will be reached.
*NYMEX crude for November delivery fell 47 cents to $101.55 a barrel by 0032 GMT. *The International Energy Agency, the West's energy watchdog, said non- OPEC supply would rise by an average of 1.7 million barrels per day in 2014, the highest annual growth since the 1970 s.
*China export growth fizzles in September. SYDNEY, Oct 14- U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday and the safe-haven yen rose broadly, foreshadowing a rocky start for Asian shares after weekend talks in Washington failed to reach an agreement to avert a U.S. debt default.
NEW YORK, Oct 11- Gold hit a three-month low on Friday as signs of a possible resolution to the U.S. budget impasse sparked an investor exodus from safe-haven assets, and oil prices fell as tensions over Middle East crude supplies eased.