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  • U.S. stocks lower; MSCI world index also down. NEW YORK, Jan 30- Oil prices surged on Friday following the sharpest weekly drop in U.S. oil rig count in nearly 30 years, while the dollar index was on track to end January with gains of about 5 percent. U.S. crude rose 8.3 percent to settle at $48.24 a barrel, while Brent crude jumped 7.9 percent to settle at $52.99.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stocks pared earlier losses to trade little changed Friday afternoon amid a rebound in the energy sector as oil prices surged on expectations for a supply decline due to a falling rig count. The rebound came as crude futures rose 8 percent following a survey that showed that the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States fell by 94 this...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stocks pared earlier losses to trade little changed Friday afternoon amid a rebound in the energy sector as oil prices surged on expectations for a supply decline due to a falling rig count. The rebound came as crude futures rose 8 percent following a survey that showed that the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States fell by 94 this...

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell. 1 percent to $32.92 with 53,984,300 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. fell 1.8 percent to $15.15 with 95,607,400 shares traded.

  • "It's just a little disheartening to see the U.S. didn't have such a great quarter and it puts a little bit of fear in the minds of the people," said Joseph Benanti, managing director for sales and trading at Rosenblatt Securities in New York. Adding to concerns, Greece's finance minister said the government would not cooperate with the European Union and...

  • Stock market heading lower in midday trading Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:59 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market is heading lower in midday trading as investors sift through mixed economic and corporate news. The Dow Jones industrial average is down 172 points, or 1 percent, to 17,245 as of 11:45 a.m. Friday. Before the market opened, the government said the economy grew at a slower pace than Wall Street expected in the last quarter of 2014. Weaker...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, pressured by concern over euro zone stability and its potential impact on U.S. corporate results and by domestic economic growth data. Adding to concerns, Greece's finance minister said the government would not cooperate with the European Union and International Monetary Fund mission bankrolling the country and...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- The dollar edged higher on Friday and was on track to end January with gains of more than 5 percent, while stock indexes around the world fell as data showed U.S. growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter. The headline number was "well below consensus expectations and that is definitely one of the data points that many bulls were looking for to...

  • NEW YORK— The U.S. stock market is opening lower after the government reported that U.S. economic growth slowed at the end of last year. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 81 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,335 as of 9:32 a.m. Eastern time Friday. Before the U.S. market opened, the Commerce Department said that the U.S. economy expanded at a 2.6 percent rate in the...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, putting major indexes on track for a second straight monthly decline, as data showed U.S. gross domestic product grew less than expected in the last quarter of 2014.. Energy stocks were among the biggest drags of the day after Chevron Corp reported a sharp drop in its quarterly earnings. The Dow Jones industrial...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Friday, setting major indexes up for a second month of declines, pressured by the energy sector, with Chevron shares down 1 percent after reporting a 30 percent drop in quarterly earnings. The headline number was "well below consensus expectations and that is definitely one of the data points that many bulls were...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday ahead of data on economic growth, consumer inflation and confidence, with major indexes poised for a second month of declines. *Google Inc shares rose 1.2 percent in premarket trading after revenue grew 15 percent in the fourth quarter but fell short of Wall Street's target on declining online ad prices and...

  • European gains tracked a late rally on Wall Street on Thursday, where stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs numbers and a rally in Apple and Boeing helped offset some disappointing earnings. "Retail sales in Germany and Spain, as well as consumer spending in France, are above expectations. These are the first signs for the positive impact from low oil prices and are a...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index advanced on Friday and headed for its best monthly performance in 5-1/ 2 years, with Germany's DAX share index outperforming after encouraging retail sales data. The DAX rose 0.6 percent after German retail sales increased for a fifth consecutive year in 2014, rising by 1.4 percent in real terms,...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- Asian shares wavered between positive and negative territory on Friday, as a late earnings-led surge on Wall Street helped counter persistent concerns over global growth and sagging Chinese shares. Spreadbetters predicted the U.S. lustre would rub off on European bourses when they opened, with Britain's FTSE 100 expected to open up around 19...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday as strong company earnings led by Nomura Holdings and Advantest Corp buoyed sentiment, but a sell-off in index-heavyweight SoftBank Corp limited the gains. SoftBank Corp fell 3.4 percent and contributed a hefty 28.74 negative points to the Nikkei after Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported...

  • China stocks fall on margin trading probe, Hong Kong flat Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:39 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, Jan 30- China stocks resumed their decline on Friday morning, with investment sentiment dampened by fresh investigations into stock margin trading while Hong Kong shares were subdued. "Sectors like finance, banking and insurance which benefited from an increase in margin trading have been particularly affected by the recent inspection," said Wang...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- Asian shares edged up on Friday, talking heart from a late earnings-led surge on Wall Street even as continuing concerns about global growth tempered gains. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up about 0.1 percent on the day, but up more than 1 percent for the month. On Thursday, major U.S. indexes surged almost 1 percent or...

  • *SoftBank bucks weakness after Alibaba's revenue disappoints. TOKYO, Jan 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday as strong company earnings in the United States and at home from the likes of Nomura Holdings and Advantest Corp buoyed investors' risk appetite. Nomura Holdings Inc rose 3.1 percent after reporting the biggest jump in its quarterly profits...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was nearly flat in early trade. On Thursday, major U.S. indexes surged almost 1 percent or more as Apple Inc and Boeing Co extended their gains after strong earnings reports this week. Data released before the market open showed the availability of jobs in Japan rose to the highest level in more than two...