Archive US: Trading

  • *Stocks recover some ground after paring gains on Trump speech. NEW YORK, Jan 20- The dollar ended down while U.S. stock indexes rose in the last day of a choppy trading week, as investors reacted to President Donald Trump's inaugural speech. "I think folks priced in the good stuff in that first month and now they're worried about inflation and what's the Fed going to do,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 20- U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday in a modest but broad-based advance as Donald Trump was sworn in as U.S. In his speech, Trump said U.S. policy will be to buy American and hire American, reiterating what he had said many times during this campaign for the White House. "If you want to take the inaugural speech as a signal of anything, it's that trade...

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    Edward Mills of FBR Capital Markets discusses Fed policy with Eric Chemi.

  • What do the markets want from Trump?

    Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global and Larry McDonald of ACG Analytics discuss politics and the markets with Eric Chemi.

  • *Stocks, dollar lose ground on Trump speech. *S&P holds on to small gains, set for weekly dip. NEW YORK, Jan 20- The dollar was down but U.S. stock indexes pared their gains in the last day of a choppy trading week, after Donald Trump's inaugural speech as U.S.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as Donald Trump gets set to become the 45th president of the United States. Trump will be sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "There is a lot of optimism and renewed hope for better things to come," said Sean O'Hara, president of Pacer ETFs.

  • *Officials in Washington D.C. prepare for massive protests. NEW YORK, Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose along with Treasury yields on Friday, the last day of a choppy trading week, as investors awaited Donald Trump's Presidential inauguration later in the day. Caution ahead of the former reality TV star's impending inauguration speech offset better-than-expected...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were mostly higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 2.20 cents higher at $4.2560 a bushel; March corn was up 1.40 cent at $3.6760 a bushel; March oats was up 6 cents at $2.64 a bushel while January soybeans lower 2.60 cents to $10.6740 a bushel. February live cattle was. 88 cent lower at $1.2015 a...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as investors counted down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. Trump's campaign promises of tax and...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 20- U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday as investors evaluated the prospect of faster growth and higher inflation before Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president. "Clients believe that what you are going to see down the road is more supply by this administration, whether it's a 50- year bond or just more supply to finance what they want to do in...

  • Jan 20- U.S. stocks looked set to advance on Friday, with investors counting down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. "All eyes will be on the content and style of Trump's...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Kansas City Southern on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $129.6 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.17 per share. Kansas City Southern shares have decreased slightly since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 1 percent.

  • Jan 20- U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Friday ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. *Futures also got a lift after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen backed her stance for gradual interest rate increases on Thursday. *Trump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by Supreme Court Chief...

  • *Officials in Washington D.C. prepare for massive protests. LONDON, Jan 20- The dollar edged lower while stocks were little changed on Friday as investors held back ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president and a speech that could shed some light on his economic policies. Concerns over the details of Trump's inauguration speech offset...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 20- China stocks ended a volatile week on an upbeat note on Friday, as main indexes rose after data showing faster-than-expected economic growth fuelled blue-chips, while a surge in small-caps erased most of the losses earlier in the week. Still, some analysts were wary of the headwinds as Donald Trump prepared to be sworn in as the 45th U.S. president...

  • Another crop of encouraging company earnings news also helped lift the market, but investors were mostly focused on events in Washington as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Among topics of particular interest to Wall Street, the speech touched on trade and the Trump administration's intention of protecting the U.S. from "the...

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down; Nikkei flat. *China 4 Q GDP data tops expectations, aids mainland stocks. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, even as China's fourth-quarter economic growth beat expectations and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen took a less hawkish policy stance.

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down 0.1 pct, to end week flat. SINGAPORE, Jan 20- Caution was the name of the game in financial markets on Friday ahead of U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.1 percent, and looked set to end the week flat.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 19- A month ago, the dollar and stock markets were riding high as investors bet that the Trump administration, together with the Republican-controlled Congress, would usher in an era of lower taxes, more government spending and looser regulations. In the weeks after the Nov. 8 election, Wall Street's major indexes were on a tear. BMO Private Bank's chief...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 19- Chicago's $888.7 million of tax-free general obligation bonds fetched hefty yields and coupons on Thursday, as the city paid a stiff market penalty for its fiscal woes. Yields in Chicago's deal were also much fatter than those of other muni bonds carrying the same low-investment grade ratings of BBB-minus from Fitch Ratings and BBB-plus from...