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The S&P 500 will gain just three percent before the end of the year and will be significantly outperformed by stocks in Japan, Europe and the UK according to Patrick Moonen, a senior Strategist at ING Investment Management.
Stocks closed modestly higher on Wednesday, cutting in half the losses sustained Wednesday when a commodity rout roiled global markets.
Stocks traded modestly higher in the final hour of trading on Thursday as a commodity rout that roiled global markets on Wednesday reversed.
Stock index futures fell after the release of a slew of economic data showing jobless claims remain high—despite a drop in the last week—inflation pressures are on the rise, and retail sales are slowing.
Stocks tumbled 1 percent after three days of gains as a hike in oil and gas inventories triggered a selloff in commodities amid worries of a slowdown in global growth.
Stocks pared losses but remained sharply lower after three days of gains as commodities sank, triggered by an uptick in oil and gasoline inventories against a backdrop of worries over Greek debt and the health of China's economy.
Economic prosperity comes from open markets and a "level playing field," James Dinan, chairman and CEO of York Capital Management, told CNBC Wednesday.
Stocks skidded amid sliding oil prices and mixed earnings results after rising the three previous sessions.
Stock index futures continued to trade mixed Wednesday after news the nation's trade deficit widened to the biggest gap in March since last June.
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Stocks rallied for a third consecutive session amid Microsoft's $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, strength in China's economy, and rising commodity prices.
Stocks traded near the highest levels of a quiet session ahead of the market close on Tuesday.
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Skype will continue to offer products across all platforms after it becomes a division of Microsoft, Chief Executive Tony Bates told CNBC Tuesday.
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Stocks rose amid solid economic reports, stabilizing oil prices, and news of growth in the Chinese economy.
Stock index futures are modestly higher after news import prices rose at a slower pace in April, and that margins for crude futures were raised 25 percent.
Stocks closed modestly higher as oil and precious metals staged a strong comeback, sending prices in the energy and materials sectors higher.
Stocks held firm gains in the final hour of trading on Monday as a rebound in oil and precious metals pushed energy and materials sectors higher.
Stocks traded slightly higher after fluctuating throughout the morning following Standard & Poor's downgraded Greece, reigniting worries about the health of the euro zone.
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LONDON, April 16- United Nations economists who previously called for government intervention to tame volatile swings in commodity prices say banks and hedge funds have since reduced their influence to the lowest level since 2008..