*Tokyo's Nikkei heads for third straight daily fall. TOKYO, Dec 12- Asian shares slipped to a 2-1/ 2 month low on Thursday on heightened expectations the Federal Reserve may act sooner than later to unwind its stimulus after a provisional budget deal in Washington eased some of the fiscal drag on the U.S. economy.» Read More
NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks lost ground on Monday, with each of the major indexes falling for a fourth straight session as investors were hesitant to make new bets ahead of an expected slowing by the Federal Reserve of its stimulus. Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 72.42 points, or 0.48 percent, at 15,009.05.
*Intel and Apple rally, lifting tech shares. *Saks posts second-quarter loss, sales weak. The index received the strongest boost by Apple Inc, up 1.8 percent to $511.40.
*Intel advances as S&P's top gainer, Apple also higher. *Saks posts second-quarter loss, sales weak. *JPMorgan falls on investigation, financials lower.
*European shares down, Wall Street indexes up slightly. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. bond yields hit a two-year high on Monday and emerging market currencies from India to Indonesia tumbled as markets braced for the Federal Reserve to start withdrawing support for the U.S. economy.
NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Monday, after the Dow industrials' largest weekly drop in more than a year, as traders positioned for an expected move from the Federal Reserve to scale back its economic stimulus. Losses in the Nasdaq were limited by a 1.1 percent increase in Intel Corp, which rose to $22.13.
JAKARTA, Aug 19- Indonesia's rupiah slid to its lowest level in four years on Monday, shares fell the most in 22 months and government bonds slumped on concerns over a much wider current-account deficit in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
JAKARTA, Aug 19- Indonesia's rupiah slid to the lowest level in four years on Monday, stock prices dropped nearly 4 percent and government bonds tumbled on concerns over a widening current-account deficit in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
TOKYO, Aug 19- Japan's Nikkei average is expected to open lower on Monday, tracking weakness on Wall Street and after losses in the previous two sessions, but the downside may be limited by a weakening yen.
NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. stocks fell slightly on Friday, and the Dow industrials posted the biggest weekly loss this year as rising bond yields hurt shares paying rich dividends and earnings from retailers disappointed investors. Nordstrom late Thursday was the most recent department store chain to miss revenue estimates. Shares fell 4.9 percent to $56.43.
*Wall Street slips; Dow has year's biggest weekly drop. *Gold hits two-month high; oil up on supply worries. NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. bond yields rose to two-year highs on Friday as investors worried the Federal Reserve will start scaling back stimulus next month, while world share indexes registered their biggest weekly fall in almost two months.
NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, with the Dow index posting its biggest weekly decline of the year as rising interest rates hurt stocks paying high dividends and retail earnings disappointed. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 30.26 points, or 0.20 percent, at 15,081.93. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 3.34 points, or 0.09 percent, at 3,602.78.
*Fed buys $3.22 billion in debt due 2020-2023. NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. It's a further belief that the economy is on a more sustainable path, "said Jennifer Vail, head of fixed income at U.S. Bank's wealth management group in Minneapolis."
*Wall Street slip as retailers fall; EM currencies struggle. NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. bond yields rose to two-year highs on Friday as investors worried the Federal Reserve will start scaling back stimulus next month, while world share indexes headed for their biggest weekly fall in almost two months.
NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, following the largest one-day drop in almost two months a day earlier, as retailers took a beating after reporting lackluster earnings and high-dividend names were hurt by rising interest rates.
*Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' stock up, to join Nasdaq 100. *Nordstrom latest to report weak retail revenues, shares fall. said Rick Meckler, president of investment firm Liberty View Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 16- Wall Street banks are arguing that a proposal from U.S. regulators intended to rein in risk taking could severely hurt the $7 trillion repurchase market, a critical source of short-term loans in the financial system. Treasuries market and raise costs of funding for many institutions, senior Wall Street executives said in interviews.
*Oil steady as Egypt unrest sparks supply fears. NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. bond yields traded near two-year highs on Friday as investors worried the Federal Reserve will start scaling back stimulus next month, while world share indexes edged higher but were still headed for their biggest weekly fall in almost two months.
NEW YORK, Aug 16- World share indexes edged higher on Friday but were headed for their biggest weekly fall in almost two months, while U.S. bond yields traded near two-year highs as investors worried the Federal Reserve will start scaling back stimulus next month.
*Nordstrom among retail firms with weak revenue, shares dip. Nordstrom Inc on Thursday joined the list of consumer companies reporting lower-than-expected revenue, and the luxury department store chain cut its full-year sales and profit forecasts.
NEW YORK, Aug 16- U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Friday, after the largest decline on Wall Street in nearly two months a day earlier set major indexes on course for their first back-to-back weekly declines since late June. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 21.35 points, or 0.14 percent, at 15,090.84.