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  • *KB Home forecasts drop in gross margins. Shares of homebuilders fell 1.5 percent after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home dropped 16.3 percent to $13.87, its biggest percentage fall since 1992..

  • *Prospect of ECB stimulus lifts shares in Europe. NEW YORK, Jan 13- The U.S. stock market closed lower for a third straight session on Tuesday, reversing earlier gains as continued weakness in oil spurred further selling in the energy sector, while the U.S. dollar rose on hopes for stimulus from the European Central Bank. Brent crude fell 0.7 percent, approaching a...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- The U.S. bond market was little changed on Tuesday with benchmark yields treading near their lowest in more than 1-1/ 2 years as a rally on Wall Street lost steam, supporting demand for low-risk government debt. "Bonds have been the beneficiary of everything so far in 2015. The market seems to be just going one way right now," said Justin Lederer, a...

  • Jan 13- KB Home, the No. 5 U.S. homebuilder, said it expected a "significant" drop in gross margins in the quarter ending Feb. 28, sending down its shares along with those of its competitors. "We do not expect to reach our housing gross profit margin goal of 20 percent in 2015," Chief Executive Jeff Mezger said on a conference call. "The inland areas of California were quite a...

  • *Materials drag, led by Freeport McMoran. Copper prices dropped further below $6,000 per tonne to their weakest level in more than five years, while oil prices extended losses in U.S. afternoon trading. So it's this fear of lower commodity prices leading to global deflation which is leading this nervousness, "said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Stock markets around the world edged higher on Tuesday on investor hopes for economic stimulus from the European Central Bank, though Wall Street turned negative as crude oil continued to fall. Oil hit a near six-year low as the United Arab Emirates defended OPEC's decision not to cut output and traders wondered when a six-month-long price rout...

  • *Alcoa erases early gains after earnings. But the market was well off its highs for the session, with shares of homebuilders falling broadly after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home was last down 13.7 percent, while a housing index was down 0.9 percent.

  • *Prospect of ECB actions lifts shares in Europe, U.S. NEW YORK, Jan 13- Stock markets around the world rallied on Tuesday, rebounding from recent weakness on investor hopes for new economic stimulus measures from the European Central Bank and on strong early readings on the U.S. earnings season. "It's no secret that Europe is slowing down and that more stimulus is...

  • Jan 13- Moody's Investors Service cut its rating on Venezuela by two notches to the agency's third lowest on Tuesday, citing a high risk of the country defaulting on its debt due to lower oil prices. The rating agency also forecast that Venezuela's estimated current account surplus of more than 2 percent of gross domestic product in 2014 would likely shift to a...

  • *Prospect of ECB actions lifts shares in Europe, U.S. NEW YORK, Jan 13- Stock markets around the world rose on Tuesday, rebounding after a recent bout of weakness as investors bet that there would be economic stimulus measures from the European Central Bank and as early reads on the U.S. earnings season came in strong. Policymakers fear cheap oil could put key...

  • *KB Home lifts housing index after earnings. NEW YORK, Jan 13- U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday to bounce from a two-day decline as financial results from Alcoa helped ease some investor worry regarding the corporate earnings season. Alcoa Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit due to automotive demand, higher aluminum prices and lower energy...

  • *Alcoa up in premarket after results. NEW YORK, Jan 13- U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open on Tuesday after the S&P 500 fell for a second consecutive session, as financial results from Alcoa helped ease some investor jitters regarding the corporate earnings season. Alcoa Inc gained 1.9 percent to $16.48 before the opening bell.

  • TOKYO, Jan 13- U.S. crude futures extended declines for a third straight session on Tuesday, following a near 5 percent fall the previous day, after Goldman Sachs warned that prices would fall further and Gulf oil producers showed no sign of cutting output. *NYMEX crude for February delivery was down 25 cents at $45.82 a barrel by 2348 GMT, after settling down $2.29 at...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 12- U.S. Treasuries yields fell on Monday as a sell-off in Wall Street stocks and strong demand at a three-year Treasury note auction fed buying for U.S. government debt, driving 30- year yields to near-record lows. Despite forecasts that U.S. inflation would continue to fall short of the Fed's 2 percent target, most top Wall Street firms still...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 12- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, led by a decline in energy shares as oil prices fell further while concern grew ahead of the start of corporate earnings season. Brent was down more than 5 percent to $47.44 and U.S. crude down 4.6 percent at $46.13, as Goldman Sachs slashed its short-term price forecasts and Gulf producers showed no signs of curbing output.

  • ATLANTA, Jan 12- Low U.S. bond yields are a sign of the American economy's relative strength compared to other major industrial economies, and reflect a global flight to safety, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday.

  • Treasury to sell $24 billion in three-year notes. NEW YORK, Jan 12- U.S. Treasuries yields fell on Monday with benchmark yields stuck below 2 percent as a renewed decline in oil prices and worries about Europe spurred a wave of safe-haven buying ahead of an auction of three-year government notes.

  • *European shares rise as Shire buys NPS Pharmaceuticals. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 0.3 percent to 1,352.67 points after Shire Plc agreed to buy NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index advanced 0.6 percent and Britain's FTSE 100 climbed 0.3 percent, helped by a 1.4 percent rise in Shire.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 9- U.S. U.S. government debt was also boosted by a fall on Wall Street, where stocks were down nearly 1 percent after two days of outsized gains. "Yes, we had job growth," said Sharon Stark, fixed income strategist at D.A.

  • *Gold up 2.5 percent in week, snaps three-week losing streak. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 9- Gold rose on Friday as the dollar and equities failed to react to a better-than-forecast U.S. jobs report, and the metal was set for the first weekly gain in four weeks as political uncertainty in Greece boosted demand for assets seen as safe. Spot prices were heading for a 2.5 percent...