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  • *Gold extends decline on strong U.S. economic data. NEW YORK, July 30- The dollar held gains against a basket of major currencies while U.S. "We only expected marginal changes, and for the most part we got that- with the caveat that they were a bit more hawkish than was widely expected," said Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC capital markets in New York.

  • Stock market loses early gains... What's up? Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:04 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Despite a much stronger-than-expected GDP report, the stock market is down as some economists aren't blown away by the number.

  • NEW YORK, July 30- The dollar hit 10- month highs against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday while U.S. two-year note yields surged to their highest since May 2011 after data showed surprisingly strong U.S. economic growth.

  • European markets close: Euro touches low     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Spain falling back into negative territory and a fall for the euro to a 9 month low.

  • FOREX-Dollar hits 10-month highs on strong U.S. GDP data Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 30- The U.S. dollar hit over 10- month highs against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. gross domestic product data bolstered expectations for a more hawkish Federal Reserve.

  • US growth data steal spotlight from IPO blitz Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    Trucks loading with goods leave the port in New Jersey.

    News that the U.S. economy jumped by 4 percent last quarter is taking the spotlight from a surge in new IPOs coming this week.

  • LONDON, July 30- Cement makers lagged European equity indexes on Wednesday, after Switzerland's Holcim and Germany's HeidelbergCement reported disappointing results that they blamed on weak emerging-market currencies.

  • Dollar up after Fed announces taper Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:55 AM ET

    The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, after the Fed announced it will cut its asset buying program by another $10 billion.

  • *European shares slip as Total hurt by Russia. LONDON, July 30- The euro hit an eight-month trough against the dollar on Wednesday and German bond yields were near record lows ahead of inflation data expected to boost the case for further policy easing by the European Central Bank.

  • LONDON, July 30- Cement makers lead declines on European equity indexes on Wednesday as Switzerland's Holcim and Germany's HeidelbergCement reported disappointing results, blaming weak emerging-market currencies.

  • *European shares slip as Total hurt by Russia. LONDON, July 30- The euro hit an eight-month trough against the dollar on Wednesday and German bond yields were at record lows ahead of inflation data expected to boost the case for further European Central Bank policy easing.

  • FOREX-Euro slides below $1.34, eyes on Fed and U.S. GDP Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:32 AM ET

    LONDON, July 30- The euro fell below $1.34 on Wednesday for the first time since last November before German inflation data that was likely to add to the case for the European Central Bank pumping more money into a moribund economy.

  • *H1 EPS 101.8 pence vs forecast 102 pence. LONDON, July 30- British American Tobacco reported lower revenue and profit for the six months ended June 30, hurt by the strong British pound and a slight decline in volume.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, July 30- The dollar touched a six-month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, holding firm ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision and U.S. gross domestic product data due later in the day.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, July 30- The dollar hovered near a six-month high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as investors awaited a Federal Reserve policy decision and U.S. gross domestic product data due later in the day.

  • SYDNEY, July 30- The U.S. dollar hovered at a six-month peak against a basket of major currencies early on Wednesday, having pushed higher as investors continued to give the euro a wide berth.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- World equity markets fell on Tuesday while the dollar reached eight-month highs against the euro on expectations of positive U.S. economic data and a more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- The U.S. dollar hit fresh eight-month highs against the euro on Tuesday and advanced against the yen and Swiss franc on expectations for positive U.S. economic data and a potentially more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve.

  • Here's what today's earnings misses mean Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    Several companies missed profit estimates today, bucking the trend. Here's what it means for the markets....

  • European markets close: Russian sanctions     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a warning from BP, and news UBS revealed a U.S. dark pool investigation.