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  • June 13- U.S. stocks were lower a day ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting as Microsoft shares dragged all three major indexes down after the company said it would buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. Fed Chair Janet Yellen, who had been dropping hints of a rate hike most of last month, was more vague last week on its timing after dismal May hiring data and a possible...

  • June 13- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as a recovery in oil prices limited earlier losses, a day before the Federal Reserve commences its policy meeting. However, Microsoft's 2.6 percent fall weighed on the three major indexes after the software company agreed to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. LinkedIn jumped 47 percent to $193.13.

  • June 13- Wall Street opened lower for the third straight trading day, pulled down by Microsoft, ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting starting Tuesday. Microsoft stock fell 4.5 percent to $49.18 while LinkedIn jumped 47 percent to $193.13. Facebook was down 1.4 percent at $114.99 after CNBC said Citron Research was short on the stock.

  • June 13- Wall Street was set to open lower on Monday, mirroring a selloff in global stock markets as investors fled to safe-haven assets ahead of the Brexit vote. Britain's chances of leaving the European Union stood at their highest since the June 23 referendum was announced four months ago. "Wall Street is likely to be a little off today on some nervousness around...

  • Fed outlook LIESMAN

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of CNBC'S survey on the Fed.

  • *While Fed Chair Janet Yellen had been dropping hints of a rate hike most of last month, shockingly weak May hiring data and the impending UK vote have forced her to tone down her message. *Traders have reduced the odds of a hike this month to less than 1 percent and one in July to 33 percent, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool. *Britain is set to decide on remaining in...

  • *Muted response to China data. TOKYO, June 13- The British pound fell to an eight-week low against the dollar and a three-year low against the yen on Monday as investors grew more nervous of a referendum that could pull Britain out of the European Union. The yen gained broadly, hitting a one-month high against the dollar and three-year high against the euro on those...

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a press conference following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington March 16, 2016.

    May's poor U.S. employment report could trigger an interest rate cut, according to one contrarian investor.

  • TOKYO, June 13- The British pound fell to an eight-week low against the dollar on Monday ahead of a referendum that could pull Britain out of the European Union. The yen gained broadly on those Brexit concerns and worries over political fallout from the rise of presidential candidate Donald Trump. It fell to as low as $1.4159, its weakest since April 18.

  • MONTREAL- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau to meet press. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Cash Symposium 2016 in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy" MONTREAL- Organisation for...

  • MONTREAL- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau to meet press. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Cash Symposium 2016 in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy" MONTREAL- Organisation for...

  • MONTREAL- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau to meet press. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Cash Symposium 2016 in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy" MONTREAL- Organisation for...

  • MONTREAL- Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau to meet press. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Cash Symposium 2016 in Frankfurt- 0700 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy" MONTREAL- Organisation for...

  • Supporters of the Vote Leave campaign cheer as they wait for Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London, during the first day of a nationwide bus tour to campaign for a so-called Brexit in Truro, U.K., on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

    A new poll showing a majority of British people favor leaving the European Union moved foreign exchange and stock markets on Friday.

  • Kudlow: Overthrow the establishment

    CNBC’s Rick Santelli and Larry Kudlow discuss low rates, yields, cutting the corporate tax and growth.

  • Federal Reserve, Bank of England, Swiss National Bank and the Bank of Japan are all dealing with varying amounts or shortages of inflation, none are expected to act ahead of one of the biggest risk events of 2016.. Britain's referendum on whether to remain in or leave the European Union has been creeping from the back to the front of investors' minds.

  • Oil worker Ohio

    One key report on Friday afternoon could be interesting for markets.

  • *Wall Street ended lower on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow also snapping a three-day rally as lower oil prices wiped the sheen off materials and energy stocks and looming fears over global growth sent investors scurrying to safe haven assets. *Global issues, including uncertainty over interest rate hikes and the impending vote on Britain's membership in...

  • Can't time the market so exercise patient: Pro

    David Bailin, Citi Private Bank, explains why it's a dangerous thing for investors to keep moving money in and out of the market.

  • LONDON, June 10- Gold inched lower on Friday as the dollar recovered, though prices held near a three-week high and were on track for a second straight weekly rise. "The market is no longer worried that the Fed will raise rates next week and investors are more concerned about the UK referendum, which is likely to help increase demand for gold," Danske Bank senior...