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  • BENGALURU, Oct 4- East Asian stocks face a turbulent end to the year, buffeted by heightened risk of a U.S. interest rate hike in December and worries about China, but a Reuters poll also suggests investors can expect better returns in 2017.. Repercussions from Britain's vote to leave the European Union and a U.S. presidential election in November have also...

  • Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    Janet Yellen and the Fed need to wake up and see the bubbles they've created that are a huge risk to the US economy, says Michael Pento.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- U.S. Traders are now pricing for a 62 percent chance of a hike in December, and a 11 percent chance of a rate increase in November, according to CME Group's FedWatch Tool. "A strong number tells the market that the Fed might actually go," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • DUBLIN, Oct 2- The limits of central bank largesse are set to be a hot topic in the coming week as global policymakers head to Washington for the annual International Monetary Find meetings and key data may harden the case for a tightening of U.S. monetary policy. After September brought the latest overhaul of monetary policy from the Bank of Japan and signs of...

  • Bill Murray runs through the snow in a scene from 'Groundhog Day,' 1993.

    Stephen Weiss of Short Hills Capital Partners reviews the main factors driving stocks and how investors should be positioned for next week.

  • Will the Fed start buying equities?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest Fed speak from Fed Chair Janet Yellen regarding the ability to buy equities. Jim Bianco, Bianco Research president, and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock Global Allocation Team head of asset allocation, weigh in.

  • NYSE traders on the floor

    Stocks close sharply higher as Deutsche Bank shares rebounded amid a report that the German bank was near a settlement with the Justice Department.

  • Darst: Watch RYDER

    David Darst, independent investment consultant, discusses his market theme of the week: R.Y.D.E.R

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. consumer spending fell in August for the first time in seven months while inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell in August for the first time in seven months while inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. consumer spending unexpectedly fell for the first time in seven months in August but inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that could keep the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates. The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic...

  • ST. LOUIS, Sept 29- A December rate increase is now the "base case" for the U.S. Louis Fed President James Bullard said in an interview on Thursday. Though all Fed meetings are now theoretically "live" for a rate increase, Bullard said that as a practical matter the November session was unlikely because it will not be followed by a news conference by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • ST. LOUIS, Sept 29- A December rate increase is now the "base case" for the U.S. Louis Fed President James Bullard said in an interview on Thursday. Though all Fed meetings are now theoretically "live" for a rate increase, Bullard said that as a practical matter the November session was unlikely because it will not be followed by a news conference by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • *Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak at 4:00 p.m. ET. Sept 29- Wall Street dropped on Thursday, weighed down by Apple as well as selling in Wells Fargo, Citigroup and other major banks as investors worried about the health of Deutsche Bank. The S&P 500 financial index dropped 1.11 percent after Bloomberg reported that some hedge funds have withdrawn excess cash and...

  • *Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak at 4:00 p.m. ET. Sept 29- Wall Street was lower in choppy trading late Thursday morning after two straight days of gains, pulled lower by Apple and healthcare stocks. The stock was the biggest drag on Wall Street.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf on Thursday offered Capitol Hill lawmakers a series of actions to fix widespread sales abuses but remained defensive on issues like consumer lawsuits, the weakness of an internal investigation and his sale of Wells Fargo shares. Jeb Hensarling, the Republican chairman of the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. economic growth was less sluggish than previously thought in the second quarter as exports grew more than imports and businesses raised their investments, hopeful signs for the economic outlook. Gross domestic product expanded at a 1.4 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said on Thursday in its third estimate of GDP.

  • *Fed Chair Janet Yellen to speak at 4:00 p.m. ET. Sept 29- Wall Street was lower in choppy trading late Thursday morning, pulled lower by Apple and healthcare stocks. The stock was the biggest drag on Wall Street.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday offering a package of actions to fix widespread sales abuses that have exploded into a scandal in Washington and on Wall Street. Stumpf, who again faced tough questioning, told House of Representatives lawmakers that Wells Fargo will eliminate...

  • Most Asian markets closed up on Thursday after an oil rally, but India shares dropped after reports of conflict in the disputed region of Kashmir.