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  • The Feds optimism has no real counterpart in any of the data that weve seen so far, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York The presumption of weak economic growth is fairly firmly rooted and you can see that in the long-end of the curve. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Tuesday said that the yield curve...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises 0.3 pct; Nikkei slips on stronger yen. SINGAPORE, June 22- Asian stocks advanced on Thursday as oil prices struggled to climb off a 10- month low hit overnight on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.3 percent.

  • *Spot gold had risen 0.5 percent to $1,251.91 per ounce at 0120 GMT. *The dollar slipped from a one-month peak against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, as losses on Wall Street stocks spurred some traders to book profits on gains tied to expectations of possibly another U.S. interest rate increase later this year. *The United States pressed China to exert more...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises 0.2 pct; Nikkei little changed. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up 0.2 percent. Japan's Nikkei and South Korea's KOSPI were flat, while Australian shares rose0.4 percent.

  • Energy and jobless claims: Here's what could drive the market Thursday

    S&P Global portfolio manager Erin Gibbs breaks down three key market themes she is watching for on Thursday.

  • The Feds optimism has no real counterpart in any of the data that weve seen so far, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York The presumption of weak economic growth is fairly firmly rooted and you can see that in the long-end of the curve. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Tuesday said that the yield curve...

  • Tony Dywer: I’m not worried about the bond market

    Tony Dwyer of Canaccord Genuity says low yields are no reason to sell stocks, in this interview with Brian Sullivan.

  • The full interview with Tony Dywer

    Tony Dwyer of Canaccord Genuity makes the bull case in this interview with Brian Sullivan.

  • Do energy stocks still matter?

    Energy’s importance within the S&P 500 is fading. Erin Gibbs of S&P Global and Matt Maley of Miller Tabak discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • The S&P 500’s four consistently winning stocks

    Four stocks in the S&P have risen in each of the past five years. Erin Gibbs from S&P Global and Matt Maley from Miller Tabak discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • *Technical support for gold seen at $1,237. NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 21- Gold rebounded on Wednesday from a five-week low as an oil price slump pushed down stock markets and a weaker U.S. dollar made bullion cheaper for holders of other currencies. 3:27 p.m. EDT, while U.S. gold futures settled up 0.2 percent at $1,245.80.

  • *Investors await Reserve Bank of New Zealand rate decision. NEW YORK, June 21- The dollar slipped on Wednesday from a one-month peak against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, as losses on Wall Street stocks spurred some traders to book profits on gains tied to expectations of possibly another U.S. interest rate increase later this year. Sterling rose after the...

  • *Healthcare top gainer among S&P sectors. *Oil prices hit seven-month lows. June 21- The Nasdaq Composite index was higher in early afternoon trading on Wednesday, boosted by biotechnology stocks, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 were dragged lower by energy and bank shares.

  • Bet on this chip maker for a breakout: Trader

    Andrew Keene of AlphaShark explains why Advanced Micro Devices is set for a rally.

  • BUENOS AIRES/ NEW YORK, June 21- Argentine stocks tumbled and the countrys peso currency fell to a record low on Wednesday, a day after index provider MSCI surprised investors by not promoting the country to its emerging markets index. Argentina's benchmark Merval stock index slumped 5 percent, while the peso currency dropped as much as 2 percent to 16.47 per...

  • *Healthcare top gainer among S&P sectors. *Adobe rises on strong forecast. June 21- The Nasdaq Composite index was higher in late morning trading on Wednesday, boosted by biotechnology stocks, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 were dragged lower by financial stocks.

  • Bond yields held steady, while stocks in mainland China got a small boost after they got the OK to join a widely followed index of emerging-market stocks. After being up by as much as 1.6 percent earlier in the day, benchmark U.S. crude turned lower and fell 98 cents, or 2.3 percent, to settle at $42.53 per barrel. Brent crude, the international standard, fell $1.20, or 2.6...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was 4.40 cents lower at $4.68 a bushel; July corn was up 2.40 cents at $3.7240 a bushel; July oats was up. 40 cent at $2.6160 a bushel while July soybeans gained 2.60 cents to $9.3040 a bushel. June live cattle was. 50 cent higher at $1.2085 a pound; August...

  • *Oil prices have fallen 20 pct this year. June 21- U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as healthcare stocks rose and oil prices steadied but gains were limited as the commodity continued to hover near seven-month lows. Brent crude pared early losses to trade slightly lower at $45.90, while U.S. crude was marginally up at $43.53 after Iran's oil minister said OPEC...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- The U.S. New York Fed President William Dudley and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren both took the view this week that keeping interest rates low may pose risks to the economy. I think the market may be pricing in a little higher odds of another rate hike before the end of the year, and that is helping drive some of the flattening, said Gennadiy...