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  • TREASURIES-U.S. yields up on robust housing data Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. I think we'll be relatively rangebound, "said Thomas Simons, money market economist at Jefferies LLC in New York. "I think people are realizing that inflation is, at least for now, stabilized and heading back to a more normal level and not accelerating," said George Goncalves, head of rates strategy in the Americas at Nomura Securities in New York.

  • *Palladium hovers below 13- year high of $900 an ounce. Palladium steadied near a 13- year high of $900 an ounce hit in the previous session, supported by worries about supplies from top producer Russia and strong demand prospects.

  • Santelli: Pound hit hard     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • Consumer prices edge up 0.1 percent in July Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

    Consumer prices edged up a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent last month, after larger gains of 0.3 percent in June and 0.4 percent in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. All energy prices were down 0.3 percent and this helped offset a 0.4 percent rise in food costs, which have been pushed up by adverse weather including a drought in California.

  • FOREX-Sterling, kiwi slide, jury out on dollar rally Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    *Data also points to softer outlook for New Zealand dollar. WARSAW, Aug 19- Sterling and the New Zealand dollar were the main losers on major currency markets on Tuesday, hit respectively by a bigger than expected fall in inflation and lower government forecasts for growth.

  • Ahead of the Bell: US consumer prices Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices in July. The report will be released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. AAA reports that the nationwide average for a gallon of regular gasoline dipped to $3.45 on Monday, down 13 cents in the past month.

  • Palladium steadied near a 13- year high of $900 an ounce hit in the previous session, supported by worries over supplies from top producer Russia and strong demand prospects.

  • *Europe higher, follows on from Asia, U.S. gains. LONDON, Aug 19- Global stocks rose and core bonds barely moved on renewed investor appetite for risk on Tuesday, driven by a lack of escalation of the Ukraine crisis and upbeat U.S. housing data that buoyed Asian and European markets.

  • FOREX-Kiwi dips, jury out on U.S. dollar rally Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:02 AM ET

    WARSAW, Aug 19- The New Zealand dollar slid almost half a percent on Tuesday after the government trimmed its forecast for growth and future budget surpluses, while progress for its U.S. counterpart halted near the top of a recent range. "NZD was sold off hard after the PREFU," said Sue Trinh, a strategist with RBC Capital Markets in Hong Kong.

  • Treasury yields pulled away from recent lows on upbeat U.S. housing data and hopes of progress in the Ukraine crisis.

  • The 2010 Dodd-Frank law, enacted by Congress to crack down on Wall Street excesses, curtailed those powers. Fifteen lawmakers from both political parties and both houses of Congress said on Monday that the Fed has not done enough on its own to adequately limit its crisis lending powers.

  • U.S. lawmakers slam Fed's crisis lending proposal Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 5:08 PM ET

    The 2010 Dodd-Frank law, enacted by Congress to crack down on Wall Street excesses, curtailed those powers. Fifteen lawmakers from both political parties and both houses of Congress said on Monday that the Fed has not done enough on its own to adequately limit its crisis lending powers.

  • Kudlow: Perry looks strong despite phony indictment Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Rick Perry, governor of Texas

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry still looks strong for 2016 despite a phony Democratic indictment, says Larry Kudlow.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 18- Gold fell on Monday as the threat of an escalation of tensions in Ukraine appeared to wane for now, and a rally in global equity markets and strength in the dollar sent bullion prices below $1,300 an ounce.

  • *Russia: Humanitarian convoy issue resolved, but no cease-fire. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Dow up roughly 1 percent and the Nasdaq at a 14- year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions between Russia and Ukraine brightened investors' view of the outlook for equities.

  • Bulls charge toward S&P 500 even with red flags Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Traders at an options pit at the CBOE Chicago Board Options Exchange

    Barring a fresh geopolitical jolt, the S&P 500 is back on course to take aim at the psychological 2,000 level.

  • As earnings improve, stocks are getting cheaper Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    A glance at the chart makes the S&P 500 look expensive. But the fundamentals tell a different story.

  • What traders expect from the Fed this week Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Here's what traders will be looking for from Yellen & Co. this week at Jackson Hole, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • LONDON, Aug 18- Gold fell on Monday as European and U.S. shares rebounded on an easing of tensions in Ukraine, while a steadier dollar and U.S. Russia's foreign ministry said "certain progress" had been achieved during talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine in Berlin on Sunday about ways to end the military conflict in eastern Ukraine.

  • US economy driving inflation: Pro     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Discussing the rally in Treasury's and when Janet Yellen will move on interest rates with, with John Brynjolfsson, Armored Wolf managing director.