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  • Yellen on labor market and wage growth

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen makes statements about the U.S. economy and states consumer spending posting modest gains.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Thursday, receding from a 13-1/ 2 year peak as traders digested prepared remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and awaited additional comment in her testimony before lawmakers. Traders were speculating whether Yellen would raise caution about the dollar's spike and a surge in U.S....

  • Outlook is rosy on Yellen's testimony: Pros

    The "Squawk on the Street" panel forecast the important highlights to come from Fed chair Janet Yellen's testimony on the economy.

  • Nov 17- U.S. stocks edged up at the open on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank could raise interest rates "relatively soon". Yellen is scheduled to testify on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee at 10 a.m. ET. Investors, however, will be more interested in her view on the economic impact of...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- The U.S. The data releases came shortly after the publication of prepared remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who said U.S. overnight interest rates could be raised "relatively soon" if economic data keeps pointing to an improving labor market and rising inflation. "While this is sort of happenstance that we get the strong data right...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 17- The Brazilian real and the Mexican peso pared gains on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. central bank could raise rates "relatively soon," cementing bets on a December hike. Yellen will deliver the prepared remarks to Congress's Joint Economic Committee at 10 a.m. and then answer questions from lawmakers.

  • Nov 17- U.S. stocks opened little changed on Thursday, a day after the Dow broke a seven-day rally, as investors await a testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • LONDON, Nov 17- Gold edged lower on Thursday after strong U.S. economic data and comments by U.S. Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,223.01 an ounce at 1356 GMT, reversing course after earlier edging higher, while U.S. gold futures fell 0.1 percent to $1,222.90. "The market appears to now have almost fully priced in the fact that the Fed is going to put up rates 25 basis...

  • *Coming up: Fed Chair Janet Yellen testifies at 1500 GMT. LONDON, Nov 17- Copper was barely changed as the impact of a slightly weaker dollar was offset by concerns that the metal used in construction and power had risen too far in recent sessions. Benchmark copper was flat at $5,435.50 per tonne in official trading after touching its highest since June 2015 at...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The Federal Reserve could raise U.S. interest rates "relatively soon" if economic data keeps pointing to an improving labor market and rising inflation, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday in a clear hint the U.S. central bank could hike next month. "Such an increase could well become appropriate relatively soon," Yellen said in prepared...

  • Nov 17- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Thursday, a day after the Dow broke a seven-day rally, as investors await a testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen is scheduled to begin her testimony on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee at 10 a.m. ET. U.S. stocks had been on a tear since Donald Trump's...

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Thursday as traders eyed comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • LONDON, Nov 17- The dollar fell back against other major currencies on Thursday, hit by speculation U.S. The dollar has ground its way higher this week after jumping in the days following Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election last Tuesday, fueled by expectations a Trump White House would drive up inflation. Valentin Marinov, head of G10 FX...

  • LONDON, Nov 17- The dollar fell back against other major currencies on Thursday, hit by speculation U.S. The dollar has ground its way higher this week after jumping in the days following Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election last Tuesday, fuelled by expectations a Trump White House would drive up inflation. Valentin Marinov, head of G10 FX...

  • *European shares flat, Wall Street set for quiet open. LONDON, Nov 17- Battered bonds and emerging market currencies enjoyed some respite on Thursday as the dollar took a breather from a post-U.S. election charge that has taken it to a 13-1/ 2 year high. Wall Street looked set for a quiet start and Europe's main stock markets were shuffling sideways as the dip in global...

  • Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee September 28, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on Fed chair Janet Yellen's upcoming testimony to Congress.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The Federal Reserve could raise U.S. interest rates "relatively soon" if economic data keeps pointing to an improving labor market and rising inflation, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday in a clear hint the U.S. central bank could hike next month. "Such an increase could well become appropriate relatively soon," Yellen said in prepared...

  • Neel Kashkari

    Neel Kashkari tells CNBC the Trump election is raising the likelihood of inflation, making it easier to raise interest rates.

  • Nov 17- S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures were higher on Thursday while Dow futures were little changed, a day after the index broke a seven-day rally, as investors await Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony. *U.S. stocks had been on a tear since Donald Trump's surprise victory in the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election, with the Dow closing at a record...

  • *Coming up: Fed Chair Janet Yellen testifies at 1500 GMT. LONDON, Nov 17- Copper made modest gains on Thursday as the dollar pulled back from near 14- year highs but the rise was capped by concerns that the metal used in construction and power had risen too far in recent sessions. The metal on Nov. 11 touched its highest since June 2015 at $6,025.50 per tonne.