NEW YORK, March 13- U.S. stock index futures added to gains after data showed weekly initial jobless claims fell to a three-month low and retail sales rose slightly more than anticipated in February.» Read More
Boca Raton, Fla., March 11- The U.S. derivatives regulator is studying whether it should regulate electronic currencies such as bitcoin, its chief said on Tuesday, as regulators across the globe start taking the emerging technology more seriously.
LONDON, March 11- U.S. futures market operator CME has joined a growing list of companies seeking to cash in on new rules on derivatives trading by securing regulatory approval for a London- based derivatives exchange.
*J.C. Penny jumps after Citi upgrade. *Myriad Genetics falls after court motion denied. NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday after a slight decline in the prior session left the S&P 500 within striking distance of its recent record high and as tensions in Ukraine tempered investor appetite for risk-taking.
*Boeing finds cracks in wings of Dreamliners in production. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Monday, on the heels of a record high for the S&P 500, following unexpectedly weak data in China which tempered enthusiasm over the strength of the global economy.
NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. stock index futures added to gains after a better-than-expected reading on employment data for February. S&P 500 e-mini futures rose 7.5 points and were above fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking inL1N0M40YEto account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract.
MILAN, March 7- A Milan appeals court has acquitted four international banks, including JPMorgan and UBS, found guilty in an earlier trial of mis-selling derivatives to the city of Milan.
*FireEye shares decline after secondary offering. *Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway; Safeway shares slip. President Barack Obama over Moscow's military intervention in Crimea, saying Russia could not ignore calls for help from Russian speakers in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON, March 6- Three nominees to head the U.S. derivatives regulator met little pushback in the Senate on Thursday as the agency heads into quieter waters after the departure of Gary Gensler, the former chief who was deemed overly aggressive by big banks and other critics.
*Societe Generale says lawsuit's claims unsubstantiated. In the filing with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan dated March 3, New York resident Kevin Maher, who says he bought and sold gold and gold futures and options, alleged the banks overseeing the benchmark- Societe Generale, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Bank of Nova Scotia and HSBC- colluded to manipulate it.
WASHINGTON, March 4- The White House on Tuesday asked Congress to ramp up funding for the U.S. securities regulator, but caused an outcry from the top derivatives regulator by scaling back its prior request for a boost for that agency.
*RadioShack sales tumble, will close stores, shares pummeled. NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. stock index futures rallied on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops involved in a military exercise near the Russian border with Ukraine back to their bases, easing East-West fears of a possible war in the region.
NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. stock index futures rallied on Tuesday after President Vladimir Putin ordered troops, involved in a military exercise near the Russian border with Ukraine, back to their bases, easing East-West fears of a possible war in the region.
NEW YORK, March 3- JPMorgan Chase& Co will pay $400 million to settle lawsuits brought by bond insurer Syncora Guarantee Inc over toxic mortgage-backed securities, according to the insurer. Brian Marchiony, a spokesman for JPMorgan, declined on Monday to comment on the Syncora settlement.
*Gold stocks rise, tracking the metal's price move. NEW YORK, March 3- U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Monday, alongside other risk assets, as Ukraine and Russia mobilized for war with Russian President Vladimir Putin declaring he had the right to invade his neighbor. The United States threatened to isolate Russia economically after Putin's declaration.
*Citigroup lowers 2013 profit as a result of fraud. *Salesforce.com raises revenue outlook, shares up. NEW YORK, Feb 28- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Wall Street Friday, with the S&P 500 coming off a record close and after the U.S. government slashed its estimate for fourth-quarter economic growth.
*Salesforce.com raises revenue outlook, shares up. NEW YORK, Feb 28- U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, with investors reluctant to make big bets after the S&P 500 closed at a record and ahead of closely watched data on economic growth.
*6.20 yuan per dollar seen as inflection point below which losses multiply. HONG KONG, Feb 28- China's weakening of the yuan over the past 10 days has exposed risks created by the rapid growth of offshore derivative products, with holders seen potentially facing billions of dollars of losses if the currency keeps falling.
NEW YORK, Feb 27- A New York appeals court on Thursday revived Assured Guaranty Corp's claims for certain damages in its lawsuit against Credit Suisse Group AG over allegedly defective loans underlying mortgage-backed securities.
*Retailers look to rise after J.C. Penny, Best Buy results. NEW YORK, Feb 27- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Thursday, with a better-than-expected read on durable goods helping to offset geopolitical uncertainty in Ukraine.
*J.C. Penney and Best Buy rally in premarket after results. NEW YORK, Feb 27- U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday, with the S&P 500 poised to recede further from record levels amid political uncertainty in Ukraine and ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.