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  • PITTSBURGH _ Federated Investors Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $45.3 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 43 cents per share. Federated Investors shares have climbed roughly 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 28- By all rights, 2016 should be a good year for the U.S. stock market. The Federal Reserve's recent rate hike signals confidence in the economy and presidential election years typically reward investors. For those who'd rather stay optimistic, remember the old chestnut: Wall Street climbs a wall of worry.

  • Dec 21- U.S. stocks ended stronger on Monday, helped by bounces in Apple and Microsoft as well as a rally in hospital stocks after more Americans signed up for subsidized health insurance. Shares of Apple Inc, under pressure in December over concerns that iPhone sales could miss estimates, rose 1.23 percent and boosted major indexes. Notwithstanding Monday's...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 4- This week's back-to-back equities selloff might have been a chance to ride a U.S. stocks rally towards the end of the year, amid the goldilocks economy scenario of a strong jobs market and falling oil prices. "The story today in the U.S. is growth with modest inflation, which is great for equities," said Paul Zemsky, chief investment officer, multi-asset...

  • *Wall St flat, European stocks rally. NEW YORK, Nov 25- The U.S. dollar gained and the euro briefly hit a seven-month low on Wednesday in a volatile session on views the European Central Bank will ease monetary policy further, including buying more debt and charging banks for hoarding cash. "A lot of people are taking the day off and this is just programs trading There's...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 25- The dollar gained and the euro fell as far as a seven-month low on Wednesday following a Reuters report that the European Central Bank is weighing further easing monetary policy soon, including buying more debt and charging banks for hoarding cash. European stocks rallied and Wall Street was little changed, leaving an MSCI measure of equities...

  • *Oil pares gains, U.S. crude dips below $40. "The greatest Christmas gift the Fed could give the market is certainty," said Steve Chiavarone, assistant portfolio manager at Federated Investors in New York. "I think the market is ready and comfortable for an increasing fed funds rate," said Alan Rechtschaffen, portfolio manager at UBS Wealth Management Americas in New...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- Longer-dated U.S. Minutes of the Oct. 27-28 meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed's policy-setting group, also reinforced the notion that a December increase is likely if the economy improves further and markets stay stable. "The sooner the Fed raises rates, the shallower the rate path is going to be," said Guy LeBas, chief fixed-income...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Investors may demand higher yields to hold Connecticut's debt when the state sells $650 million in bonds next week as officials struggle to reform an underfunded public pension system and address weakening tax revenues. "There could be some downgrades to come in Connecticut in the next year or so if they don't start dealing more aggressively...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Against the backdrop of a strengthening labor market, retailers are set to report earnings next week and could help the consumer sector regain the leadership lost to technology in the latest market rally. "The consumer should be feeling pretty good heading into the last couple of the months of the year," said Sean Lynch, co-head of global equity...

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Amazon.com, Caterpillar, McDonald's and GM are among the 50 odd companies reporting Thursday, making it the busiest day of the earnings season.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Amazon.com, Caterpillar, McDonald's and GM are among the 50 odd companies reporting Thursday, making it the busiest day of the earnings season.

  • Espirito Santo International is the parent company of several institutions, including Banco Espirito Santo.

    Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday, the last day of trading before the U.S. election results came to a close, as investors looked forward to a resolution to the drawn-out race for the White House. ``The market just wants to wake up tomorrow and know for sure that there's a winner,'' said Linda Duessel, senior equity strategist at Federated Investors.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. money markets showed signs of returning to normal on Thursday after a devastating storm disrupted major markets earlier this week and caused Wall Street firms, U.S. banks and companies to scramble for cash.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. money markets showed signs of returning to normal on Thursday after a devastating storm disrupted major markets earlier this week and caused Wall Street firms, U.S. banks and companies to scramble for cash.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 26- U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday, as investors fretted about Apple's weaker-than-expected results- the latest in a string of lackluster earnings- and signs that economic growth is still not strong enough to make a significant reduction in unemployment. Apple's stock lost 1.4 percent to $601.18.

  • *Dow off 0.3 pct, S&P 500 off 0.5 pct, Nasdaq off 0.6 pct. NEW YORK, Oct 26- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, as investors fretted about Apple's weaker-than-expected results- the latest in a string of lackluster earnings- and signs that economic growth is still not strong enough to make a significant reduction in unemployment.