NEW YORK, Dec 6- U.S. crude oil ended up for a sixth day on Friday in its longest rally since July and gold and many other commodities rose too as stronger-than-expected hiring by American employers in November boosted confidence in the No. 1 economy.» Read More
Aug 8- Hecla Mining Co, the No.2 U.S. silver miner by output, reported a quarterly loss, hit by a drop in metal prices. Hecla posted a net loss of $25 million, or 8 cents per share, in the second quarter, compared with a profit of $2.4 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier.
*Tesla Motor and Groupon rally after results. NEW YORK, Aug 8- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday, indicating that equities would rebound following three straight days of losses, though steep gains may be hard to come by with few market catalysts.
*Platinum at its most expensive versus gold in 2 years. LONDON, Aug 8- Gold firmed on Thursday as the dollar fell to a seven-week low against a basket of currencies, but doubts over when the Federal Reserve will begin scaling back its monetary stimulus programme kept the metal in a narrow range.
*Deutsche Telekom surges after posting strong U.S. growth. PARIS, Aug 8- European stocks were steady in early trade on Thursday following two days of losses, with strong Chinese trade data sparking gains in the mining sector while food company Nestle dropped after cutting its outlook.
SINGAPORE, Aug 8- U.S. crude futures held above $104 a barrel on Thursday ahead of economic data from China that could provide demand cues, after falling for four sessions as supply concerns eased and investors worried about a pull-back in U.S. economic stimulus. U.S. crude for September delivery rose 16 cents to $104.53 a barrel by 0041 GMT.
Doyle said he does not see changes ahead for Canpotex and said there are no plans at Potash Corp to alter strategy. Potash Corp, Agrium Inc, and Mosaic Co are the members of Canpotex. Shares of Potash Corp rose 1.1 percent $30.87 in Toronto and 0.6 percent to $29.58 in New York on Wednesday.
$24 billion 10- year note auction drew strong demand. NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. government debt prices rose on Wednesday as higher yields attracted buyers to the Treasury's 10- year note auction, the second of three Treasury coupon sales this week. "
*Walt Disney drags on Dow after results. NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stocks fell for a third straight day on Wednesday on growing uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve may start to wind down its stimulus, which has been a major force behind the run higher in equities this year.
*Walt Disney falls after results, Time Warner rises. NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stocks fell for a third day on Wednesday on growing concerns over the longevity of the Federal Reserve's stimulus policy, which has been widely credited with fueling the market's gains this year.
*Walt Disney falls after results, Time Warner rises. NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stocks fell for a third straight day on Wednesday on growing concerns over the longevity of the Federal Reserve's stimulus policy, which has been widely credited with fueling the market's gains this year.
*Bank of England ties rates to jobs. NEW YORK, Aug 7- World share indexes dropped on Wednesday and the dollar fell for a fourth day in a row as investors grew concerned over when the Federal Reserve will start to wind down its stimulus program.
*U.S. to sell $24 billion 10- year notes after solid 3- year sale. *Bank of England's dovish policy stand seen bond-friendly. NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. government debt prices rose on Wednesday as some traders anticipated firm demand at a $24 billion auction of 10- year notes later in the second-leg of this week's $72 billion quarterly refunding.
*Walt Disney falls after results, Time Warner rises. NEW YORK, Aug 7- Major U.S. stock indexes fell for a third straight day on Wednesday, as concerns grew over the longevity of the Federal Reserve's stimulus policy, which has been widely credited with fueling the market's gains this year.
*Walt Disney dips after results, Time Warner rises. NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stock indexes were set for a lower opening on Wednesday as concerns grew over the timing of the end of the Federal Reserve's stimulus policy. "I'd be very wary of expecting additional gains in the market at these levels," said Tim Speiss, head of personal wealth advisors at EisnerAmper in New York. "
*Walt Disney Co beat expectations but hurt by " Lone Ranger". *First Solar shares slump in premarket after outlook cut. NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stock index futures inched lower on Wednesday as concerns grew over the timing of the end of the Federal Reserve's stimulus policy.
WELLINGTON, Aug 7- New Zealand co-operative Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy exporter, said on Wednesday that a contamination scare in some of its exported products was caused by human error, and all tainted stocks had now been taken out of the market.
TOKYO, Aug 7- Japan's Nikkei share average is likely to weaken on Wednesday as exporters look set to struggle again after the dollar fell to a six-week low against the yen, while investors are also likely to look to corporate earnings for direction.
Shares of CF, the world's second largest nitrogen producer after Norway's Yara International ASA, rose 2.7 percent in after-hours trading on Tuesday to $194.75 in New York. Net earnings for the second quarter fell to $498.2 million, or $8.38 per share, from $606.3 million, or $9.31 per share a year ago.
*IBM, Dow's biggest decliner, falls after Credit Suisse downgrade.
*Solid demand at $32 bln three-year note sale. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. A quiet morning yielded to some more active pockets of trading in tight ranges across the curve, said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald& Co. in New York.