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  • NEW YORK, Nov 12- The Dow and S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Wednesday, breaking their five-day streak of record closing highs as energy and utility shares lost ground, while the Nasdaq climbed. Energy shares fell along with oil prices, with Brent crude oil breaking below $80 a barrel for the first time since September 2010. Shares of Exxon Mobil were down 1.1...

  • TREASURIES-U.S. bond prices mostly flat after new supply Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    *U.S. sells $24 bln in 10- year notes to lukewarm demand. NEW YORK, Nov 12- U.S. "The sell-off you saw today was last-minute set up for supply," said Richard Gilhooly, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 12- The Dow and S&P 500 dipped in late Wednesday afternoon trading, pausing after a series of record highs in the Dow and S&P 500, as financial shares lost ground after global regulators fined five major banks. The banks, including UBS AG, HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc, were fined $3.4 billion for failing to stop their traders from trying to...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St near flat; banks, energy shares slip Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    The banks, including UBS AG, HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc, were fined $3.4 billion for failing to stop their traders from trying to manipulate the foreign exchange market. Citigroup, which will pay $1.02 billion to settle the probe, dipped 0.8 percent, while JPMorgan Chase, which is also facing a penalty, fell 1.5 percent and was among the biggest drags on the...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St slips from latest record; banks fall Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    *BB&T to buy Susquehanna Bancshares for $2.5 bln. Financial companies lost ground after global regulators fined five major banks- including UBS AG, HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc- $3.4 billion for failing to stop their traders from trying to manipulate the foreign exchange market. Citigroup, which will pay $1.02 billion to settle the probe, dipped 1.4...

  • Global regulators fined UBS AG, HSBC Holdings Plc, Royal Bank of Scotland, JPMorgan and Citigroup Inc $3.4 billion for failing to stop their traders from trying to manipulate the foreign exchange market. "The imposition of fines by the watchdog basically weighed on European bank stocks, and as a result the market is following suit here," said Peter Cardillo, chief...

  • *U.S. to sell $24 billion in 10- year notes. NEW YORK, Nov 12- U.S. "The Treasury market continues to be the beneficiary of the uncertainty going on," said Charles Comiskey, head of Treasuries trading at Bank of Nova Scotia in New York.

  • Nov 12- Shares of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, a car paint company sold by DuPont to Carlyle Group LP, rose as much as 7.4 percent in their trading debut, valuing the company at about $4.8 billion. DuPont sold Axalta to Carlyle for $4.9 billion in cash in February 2013, a move that activist investor Nelson Peltz criticized two months back. Peltz, who is pushing DuPont to...

  • Nov 11- Fashion accessories retailer Fossil Group Inc reported better-than-expected sales and profit for the third quarter due to strong demand for its watches and jewelry, sending its shares up 18.5 percent in extended trading. The company said it now expects to earn $7.00- $7.30 per share in 2014, in line with analysts' expectations of $7.15 per share,...

  • *D.R. Horton advances after earnings. In the consumer discretionary space, shares of homebuilders rose after D.R. Horton reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and said orders jumped 38 percent, suggesting an uptick in housing demand. D.R. Horton shares rose 2.2 percent to $23.95.

  • *Brent crude falls below $82 on dollar, supply. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stock prices held steady on Tuesday after the Dow and Standard& Poor's 500 hit record intraday highs for a fifth straight session, while the dollar rose against the yen on the prospect of a delay in a planned sales tax hike in Japan. Oil prices fell further on the stronger dollar and robust output from...

  • *D.R. Horton advances after earnings. NEW YORK, Nov 11- The Dow and S&P 500 inched lower late Tuesday afternoon after both indexes managed to touch fresh intraday records for a fifth straight session in early trading. The e-commerce giant reported more than $9 billion in sales on China's Singles' Day on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 11- The dollar on Tuesday climbed to highs against the yen last seen in 2007 after Japan's stock index surged on hopes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may delay a planned sales tax increase. The last hike in April, which was part of a plan to rein in public debt, sent Japan's economy into a slump. "The delay in sales tax hike is good news for the economy and a...

  • *D.R. Horton advances after earnings. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday afternoon after the Dow and S&P 500 managed to touch fresh intraday records for a fifth straight session in early trading. The e-commerce giant reported more than $9 billion in sales on China's Singles' Day on Tuesday.

  • *Brent crude at four-year low below $82 a barrel. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stock prices were little changed on Tuesday, hovering near Monday's record closes, while the dollar rose as investors weighed the prospect of further stimulus to aid the recovery of the global economy. "We have equity demand driven by the perception of improving economics and companies' earnings...

  • *D.R. Horton falls in premarket after earnings. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stocks were poised for a flat open on Tuesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 extended their streak of record closes for a fourth day. "It's been grinding higher, a pretty impressive rally off the bottom," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital LLC in Bernardsville, New Jersey.

  • *Sale is first of $66 billion in new supply this week. NEW YORK, Nov 10- U.S. "This is a reversal from what happened on Friday," said Priya Misra, head of U.S. rates strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- The Dow and S&P 500 extended their run of record high closes for a fourth session on Monday, led by transportation and healthcare shares. Union Pacific rose 1.8 percent to $120.90, among the top gainers on the S&P 500, while JetBlue jumped 4.2 percent to $13.09. Results late Friday from Berkshire Hathaway showed profit from the BNSF railroad rose...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- U.S. stocks rose slightly in late afternoon on Monday, lifting the Dow and S&P 500 to intraday highs after the indexes advanced for a third straight week, helped by transportation shares. Union Pacific was up 1.8 percent and among the top gainers on the S&P 500, while shares of JetBlue jumped 3.4 percent. Results late Friday from Berkshire Hathaway...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading on Monday, lifting the Dow and S&P 500 to intraday highs after the indexes advanced for a third straight week, helped by railroad shares. The Dow Jones transportation average was up 1 percent, also hitting another intraday record high, led by gains in railroad shares including Union Pacific, which was up...