NEW YORK, March 7- Famed oil bull Andy Hall's hedge fund rose nearly 8 percent in February in its biggest monthly gain in 2-1/ 2 years, boosted by a rally in crude oil that could help Occidental Petroleum's chances of selling its stake in the fund.
March 5- Raymond James Financial Inc has hired a team of two financial advisers to its independent broker/dealer firm in Brentwood, Tennessee. The team of Paul Allen and David Schadel will operate as Wealth Strategies Partners, an independent firm with securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Raymond James said in a statement on Tuesday.
On Thursday, Raymond James issued a press release about a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, adviser who joined on Feb. 21 after 31 years at Merrill Lynch, which is owned by Bank of America Corp. A Bank of America spokeswoman confirmed that Dedrick and his partner, Pam Franklin, had left, but declined to comment further.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- Earlier this month, Eaton Corp Plc made an announcement that captured little attention: the diversified manufacturer of heavy truck transmissions and residential circuit breakers said it would spend a record $700 million this year on tooling and machinery.
The sector was weighed down Friday by Kansas City Southern, down 15 percent after the railroad's quarterly earnings missed Wall Street expectations, but other components also slumped, making the move lower more convincing.
Earnings reports from Boeing and dozens of other major companies could set the course for stocks Wednesday, as the Dow reaches for new highs.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to about a 100-point loss at the open for the Dow Monday, as a third week begins with no debt ceiling deal and the government shutdown entering Day 14.
The government said Friday that nonfarm payrolls grew less-than-expected at 169,000 last month with the unemployment rate dipping to 7.3 percent.
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BlackRock boss Larry Fink and Budget Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan sound the alarm on Americans' insufficient retirement savings and what needs to be done to grow their nest eggs.
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Earnings beats from Google and IBM boosted Apple stock on Wednesday, as traders bet the one-time darling could regain some of its luster when it reports earnings after the bell.
"I think the market is psychologically prepared to continue without Apple, and if Apple gets involved, it could give it a little bit of an adrenalin shot," one pro said.
A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.