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  • RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Tech earnings get top billing Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    Big tech names set to report results this week include Intel Corp and Yahoo Inc on Tuesday; eBay Inc on Wednesday and Google Inc on Thursday. Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a note that the information technology sector "appears to be the most undervalued sector," giving investors more reasons to be bullish on tech stocks.

  • Big tech names set to report next week include Intel Corp and Yahoo Inc on Tuesday; eBay Inc on Wednesday and Google Inc on Thursday. Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a note that the information technology sector "appears to be the most undervalued sector," giving investors more reasons to be bullish on tech stocks.

  • Alcoa helps lift market after 2 days of declines Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    The biggest gainer in the Standard& Poor's 500 index was Alcoa. Alcoa earned $138 million, or 18 cents a share, compared with analysts' estimates of 12 cents a share, according to FactSet. Alcoa rose 84 cents, or 6 percent, to $15.69.

  • NEW YORK, June 20- Shares of specialty retailers and apparel makers helped lead the charge off the market's bottom in March 2009 but unraveled this year, leaving consumer discretionary stocks as the sole sector to still be lower through the first half of 2014..

  • NEW YORK, June 20- Shares of specialty retailers and apparel makers helped lead the charge off the market's bottom in March 2009 but unraveled this year, leaving consumer discretionary stocks as the sole sector to still be lower through the first half of 2014..

  • UPDATE 1-Metlife to buy back up to $1 billion shares Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 6:47 AM ET

    June 10- Insurer Metlife Inc said it would buy back up to $1 billion of its common stock, using existing authorizations from its board. Kandarian had said in July that Metlife is not a systemically important financial institution whose failure could pose a threat to United States' financial stability.

  • U.S. Senate adjusts capital rules for insurers Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 4- The U.S. Senate has approved a bill tweaking the 2010 Dodd-Frank law's treatment of insurers, a rare adjustment to the Wall Street reform law that had been sought by the industry.

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. Thomas Sullivan, who led the Connecticut Insurance Department from 2007 through 2010 and later worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, told Reuters he starts as a senior adviser on June 9.

  • NEW YORK, May 30- The rally in U.S. Jobs data and the European Central Bank meeting next week will determine whether bond prices have further to go.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, May 14- Rebecca Sumrow is one of the customers food and restaurant company executives have in mind when they consider raising prices to offset higher costs as meat and milk soar to record highs.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, May 14- Rebecca Sumrow is one of the customers food and restaurant company executives have in mind when they consider raising prices to offset higher costs as meat and milk soar to record highs.

  • Senior members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Financial Services Committee said in a letter that they fear the United States may end up surrendering on financial regulatory matters to the Financial Stability Board, a group they referred to as an "international old boys club that deliberates in secret."

  • *First-qtr operating earnings $2.40/ shr vs est $2.26. May 7- Prudential Financial Inc, the second-largest U.S. life insurer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by strong demand for its retirement services. Japan accounts for a third of the company's international premiums.

  • Investment business drives Prudential profit Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    May 7- Prudential Financial Inc, the second-largest U.S. life insurer, reported a quarterly profit compared with a loss a year earlier, driven by higher income from its investment unit.

  • Two big issues for stocks this week Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 3:36 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks at The Economic Club of New York on April 16, 2014.

    Testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Ukraine are what traders say could most affect markets in the week ahead.

  • NEW YORK, May 4- With U.S. stocks near record highs and Treasury bond yields near multi-month lows, the disconnect between equity and debt investors has rarely been as stark. Over the coming months, the economy is likely to show one of the groups has bet wrong.

  • NEW YORK, May 2- With U.S. stocks near record highs and Treasury bond yields near multi-month lows, the disconnect between equity and debt investors has rarely been as stark. Over the coming months, the economy is likely to show one of the groups has bet wrong.

  • *AstraZeneca rejects Pfizer's raised bid of $106 bln. NEW YORK, May 2- U.S. stocks eased on Friday as an upbeat jobs report was offset by concerns about more violence in Ukraine.

  • NEW YORK, April 13- The wrenching selloff in U.S. high-growth technology and biotech shares could leave investors braced for more than a minor pullback when earnings pick up speed this week.

  • "There's skepticism among investors about the outlook, and we're getting into the first-quarter earnings season, so you're going to see some positioning," said Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.