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  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- U.S. "We're responding a little bit to the weakness in equities," said Michael Cloherty, head of U.S. rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets in New York. Comments from New York Fed President William Dudley late on Wednesday were also seen as more dovish than recent commentary from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Gold rose on Thursday as the dollar weakened after a 10-day winning streak.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- The dollar weakened against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, posting its steepest one-day drop in over two weeks, due to lower U.S. bond yields and uncertainty over the timing of the Federal Reserve's next interest rate increase. Traders have scaled back bets on a looming U.S. rate hike as they concluded Fed Chair Janet Yellen did not...

  • MSCI's All-Country World index hit an intraday record of 444.94, although stocks on Wall Street dipped as the financial sector, down 0.6 percent, lost ground for the first time in six sessions. Other data showed improvements in exports from Indonesia and Taiwan, and falling unemployment in Sweden and the Netherlands. "You have got to think the market is tired and...

  • *Wall Street pulls back as banks lag. MSCI's All-Country World index hit an intraday record for a second straight session, although stocks on Wall Street dipped as the financial sector lost ground for the first time in five sessions. Data reports showed improvements in exports from Indonesia and Taiwan, along with falling unemployment in Sweden and the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- The dollar weakened against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, retreating further from a one-month high, amid lower U.S. bond yields and uncertainty over the timing of the Federal Reserve's next interest rate increase. Traders have scaled back bets on a looming U.S. rate hike as they concluded Fed Chair Janet Yellen didn't deliver enough...

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks about the Federal Reserve's semiannual report during a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill February 14, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Household debt in the U.S. totals a staggering $12.58 trillion, a level not seen since 2008, according to the New York Federal Reserve.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference after the central bank announced an increase in the benchmark interest rate following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting December 14, 2016, in Washington.

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks to Rep. Jeb Hensarling, House Financial Services Committee Chairman, about Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony, the CFPB Accountability Act and regulatory reform.

  • *Philadelphia business conditions strongest since 1984. NEW YORK, Feb 16- U.S. "The market's been very resilient, we got very strong data yesterday and this morning... but yet the market remains fairly well bid," said Dan Mulholland, head of Treasuries trading at Credit Agricole in New York.

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar headed for a second day of losses on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength, after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that it would be unwise to let the U.S. economy "run too hot", heightened expectations U.S. interest rates will rise...

  • Feb 16- U.S. stocks were set to dip slightly at the open on Thursday as investors looked for fresh catalysts to keep up Wall Street's record-setting run as the outlook for the economy brightened. The rally was sparked a week back by President Donald Trump's vow of a' phenomenal' tax announcement. "The market is likely to take a breather after recklessly rising to...

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    Inflation statistics and Janet Yellen's congressional testimony set the stage for a March hike, Boockvar tells CNBC.

  • WASHINGTON— The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but still remained at a level indicating a healthy job market. THE NUMBERS: Claims for unemployment benefits rose by 5,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 239,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered the Fed's...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength, after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that it would be unwise to let the U.S. economy "run too hot," heightened expectations U.S. interest rates will rise...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength, after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that it would be unwise to let the U.S. economy "run too hot," heightened expectations U.S. interest rates will rise...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength, after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that it would be unwise to let the U.S. economy "run too hot", heightened expectations U.S. interest rates will rise...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength, after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that it would be unwise to let the U.S. economy "run too hot", heightened expectations U.S. interest rates will rise...

  • Feb 16- U.S. stock index futures dipped slightly on Thursday, as investors looked for fresh catalysts to keep up Wall Street's record-setting run as the outlook for the economy brightened. *The rally was sparked by President Donald Trump's vow last Thursday of a' phenomenal' tax announcement. *Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said rates may need to be raised at an...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- Gold rose on Thursday as the dollar weakened after a 10- day winning streak and investors took the opportunity to buy bullion as a hedge against political uncertainty in the United States and Europe. President Donald Trump's policies and elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany this year have fueled gold's rise to a peak of $1,244.67 on...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Global stocks have pushed to new highs, outdoing previous records set in 2015, driven by strong economic data in the U.S. and comments by the Federal Reserve on the future path of interest rates.