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*Nonfarm payrolls forecast rising 233,000 in July. WASHINGTON, Aug 1- U.S. job growth likely cooled a bit in July, but retained enough momentum to suggest the economy remained on solid ground. "As long as we have job growth going in the right direction and the labor market tightening up, we are still in a good place," said Robert Dye, chief economist at Comerica in Dallas.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen could keep the rally rolling Tuesday, but if there are any surprises, traders expect a violent reaction.
*Nonfarm payrolls forecast advancing 212,000 in June. WASHINGTON, June 30- U.S. employers likely maintained a fairly healthy pace of hiring in June, consistent with data that have suggested a sharp economic contraction in the first-quarter was an aberration.
WASHINGTON, May 13- U.S. retail sales braked sharply in April after strong gains in the prior two months, but that did little to change views the economy was poised for faster growth this quarter.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Tuesday, as investors awaited results from a number of industry heavyweights.
WASHINGTON, April 4- The U.S. economy likely created jobs at the fastest pace in four months in March as it shifted into a higher gear after being held back by a brutally cold winter. "It's looking like the economy is in the process of reaccelerating after a very severe winter," said Robert Dye, chief economist at Comerica in Dallas.
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Only Zions Bancorporation, a Salt Lake City, Utah- based lender with $56.0 billion in assets, would be left with a regulatory capital ratio beneath the Fed's 5.0 percent minimum under the exercise. M&T Bank Corp 5.9 Bank of America Corp 6.0. Morgan Stanley 6.1 Ally Financial Inc 6.3.
WASHINGTON, March 20- U.S. big banks have enough capital buffers to withstand a drastic economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday, announcing that 29 out of 30 major banks met the minimum hurdle in its annual health check.
Some interesting developments could crop up in the new round of stress tests applied by the Fed on banks.
BOSTON, March 17- Big U.S. companies appear to have handed out smaller increases in compensation to their chief executives in 2013 than in 2012, mainly as a result of reduced grants of stock options, according to an early review of annual regulatory filings.
*Nonfarm payrolls forecast rising 150,000 in February. WASHINGTON, March 4- U.S. job growth likely picked up enough in February to encourage the Federal Reserve to continue to scale back its monetary stimulus, although the gain is likely to be tepid given the unrelentingly harsh winter weather.
U.S. stock index futures turned higher on Friday, helped by strong earnings reports from two sector bellwether stocks.
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Bank of America earnings likely signal a turning point for the country's second-largest bank, and the company may be best in breed, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
The House got early access to Bernanke's text — and traders seem to think that the committee wanted time to formulate more pointed questions for the Fed chief.
The VIX is close to its lowest levels of the year. Much of that is attributed to Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's offensive to convince the markets that no rate hikes are imminent.
Four financial stocks could see an upward trajectory though 2013, Fred Cannon of KBW says.
The recent downturn in stocks was supportive of further gains, Chris Verrone says.
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