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  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • NEW YORK, May 2- The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday approved a request to trade quadruple-leveraged exchange-traded funds, marking a first for the growing market for such products in the United States. The request to list ForceShares Daily 4 X US Market Futures Long Fund, under the ticker UP, and ForceShares Daily 4 X US Market Futures Short Fund,...

  • NEW YORK, May 2- The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday approved a request to trade quadruple-leveraged exchange-traded funds, marking a first for the growing market for such products in the United States. The request to list ForceShares Daily 4 X US Market Futures Long Fund, under the ticker UP, and ForceShares Daily 4 X US Market Futures Short Fund,...

  • DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 3- May Sweden Auction of government bonds 3- May Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 4- May United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2037 4- May Spain Bond auction 8- May France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 9- May United States Sale of 3- year notes 9- May Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 9- May Belgium...

  • DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 3- May Sweden Auction of government bonds 3- May Germany Auction of 10- year Federal bonds 4- May United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2037 4- May Spain Bond auction 8- May France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 9- May United States Sale of 3- year notes 9- May Spain Auction of 6- and 12- month Treasury bills 9- May Belgium...

  • NEW YORK, May 2- Puerto Rico and its federal financial oversight board faced a handful of lawsuits from stakeholders on Tuesday, which could ultimately push the ailing U.S. territory into bankruptcy, and more are expected in the coming days. The law was designed to encourage Puerto Rico and its federal financial oversight board to negotiate debt-cutting...

  • *Focus on Fed meeting statement due out Wednesday. NEW YORK, May 2- U.S. Auto sales were weak across the board from everybody... with dramatically rising inventories, said Mary Ann Hurley, vice president in fixed income trading at D.A.

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • ATHENS, May 2- Pretty much everyone agrees that Greece needs debt relief; what they don't agree on is what debt relief means. Only this time it will not just pit Greece against its lenders, but lender against lender as well. This is why debt relief is on the agenda-- with Greece perhaps quixotically pushing for something as early as May 22, when the Eurogroup of euro zone...

  • LONDON, May 2- Greece's borrowing costs hit their lowest since late 2014 on Tuesday after Athens announced it had agreed a deal on bailout reforms, paving the way for a disbursement of rescue funds. Greece and its foreign creditors reached a deal early on Tuesday on a package of bailout-mandated reforms, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said, a move that...

  • US 10-YEAR TREASURY YIELDS FALL TO SESSION LOW OF 2.32 PERCENT.

  • US TREASURY PRICES PARE LOSSES AFTER AUTO SALES DATA, 10- YEAR YIELDS FALL TO 2.33 PERCENT.

  • *Fed meeting statement due out Wednesday in focus. NEW YORK, May 2- U.S. I think that the market is anticipating that they leave the door open for a June move and maybe some hints about whats going on with the balance sheet, said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • Ambac Assurance Corp, which insures $1.3 billion of COFINA debt, filed a similar lawsuit in San Juan federal court, alleging its constitutional rights were also violated, and including among its defendants Puerto Rico's federal financial oversight board and each of the board's seven members. With $70 billion in debt, a 45- percent poverty rate and...

  • LONDON, May 2- Gold on Tuesday fell to a new three-week low, bringing losses this week to more than one percent, as demand for riskier assets drove stocks and U.S. treasury yields higher and the dollar hit a six-week peak against the yen. "Risk appetite is back," said Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar. at 1242 GMT, having hit $1,251.88 an ounce, the lowest since.

  • *Wall Street seen opening lower after Nasdaq's record high Monday. LONDON, May 2- Forecast-beating company earnings and signs of underlying economic strength pushed European shares higher on Tuesday while tech stocks lifted Asian stocks to two-year highs as investors shrugged off sub-par Chinese factory activity data. However, index futures pointed to a...

  • Ambac Assurance Corp, which insures $1.3 billion of COFINA debt, filed a similar lawsuit in San Juan federal court, alleging its constitutional rights were also violated, and including among its defendants Puerto Rico's federal financial oversight board and each of the board's seven members. With $70 billion in debt, a 45- percent poverty rate and...

  • LONDON, May 2- The dollar hit a six-week high against the yen on Tuesday, lifted by a surge in U.S. government bond yields after U.S. Mnuchin told Bloomberg in an interview on Monday that issuing debt exceeding 30- years in maturity "can absolutely make sense," driving 30- year yields to a three-week high and returns on 10- year bonds to a session peak.