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Archive US: Trading

  • *UAE and Iraq pledge to catch up with output cut targets. On its second to last day as the front-month contract, Brent futures for April delivery were up 16 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $56.15 a barrel by 11:24 a.m. EST. Money managers also raised their bullish U.S. crude futures and options positions in the week to Feb. 21 to the highest on record, the U.S. Commodity Futures...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 7 v cents lower at $4.2420 a bushel; March corn was down 2 cents at $3.62 a bushel; March oats was unchanged at $2.5160 a bushel while March soybeans lost 1 cent to $10.1240 a bushel. February live cattle was. 80 cent lower at $1.2455 a pound; March feeder...

  • Wall Street notched another set of milestones Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high for the 12th consecutive time, the longest winning streak for the 30- company average in 30 years. Many investors were taking a wait-and-see approach ahead of President Donald Trump's speech to Congress on Tuesday, hoping for details of promised...

  • NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets:. National Oilwell Varco rose 3.3 percent. The Dow gained 15 points, less than 0.1 percent, to 20,837. The S&P 500 index gained 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,367. The Nasdaq composite increased 16 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,861..

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Major global stock markets lost ground on Friday as investors scaled back bets U.S. Oil futures fell, pressuring energy stocks after data showed U.S. crude inventories rose for a seventh week, signaling oversupply despite OPEC's efforts to rein in output. "The market will come to realize that a lot of these pro-growth policies might get pushed to...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials. Major Wall Street indexes have rallied to record levels since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, boosted by pledges of tax reforms, reduced...

  • Fed policy: The forgotten risk?

    Are investors ignoring Fed policy risk? Erin Gibbs of S&P Global and Zachary Karabell of Envestnet discuss with Eric Chemi.

  • Utilities sector surges

    The bond-sensitive stocks have had a huge week. Erin Gibbs of S&P Global and Zachary Karabell of Envestnet discuss with Eric Chemi.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. benchmark 10- year Treasury note yields dropped to five-week lows on Friday, pressured by declines in Europe amid persistent political uncertainty and a soft batch of U.S. data that suggested a more mixed outlook for the world's largest economy. In Europe, German two-year yields fell to record lows, while France's 10- year bond yield hit.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. benchmark 10- year Treasury note yields dropped to five-week lows on Friday, pressured by declines in Europe amid persistent political uncertainty and a soft batch of U.S. data that suggested a more mixed outlook for the world's largest economy. In Europe, German two-year yields fell to record lows, while France's 10- year bond yield hit.

  • Major Wall Street indexes have rallied to record levels since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, buoyed by promises of tax reforms, reduced regulations and increased infrastructure spending. But with scant details so far on Trump's plans, including one announced on Thursday to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, markets have been...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. President Donald Trump's planned economic agenda has fanned the flames for Wall Street's record-setting run, but some investors worry that his first major address to Congress next week risks dousing it if his plans look slow to execute or are overly vague. In Tuesday's speech, "the market wants to hear about concrete tax reform plans that have...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Key global stock markets fell on Friday as investors lowered bets that policies of U.S. Oil futures fell, pressuring energy stocks after data showed U.S. crude inventories rose for a seventh week, signaling oversupply despite OPEC's efforts to rein in output. "The market will come to realize that a lot of these pro-growth policies might get pushed...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are losing ground Friday as banks fall and energy companies continue to slide. The losses are modest, but there's far more selling than buying on Wall Street. The Standard& Poor's 500 index fell 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,358. The Nasdaq composite sank 6 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,829. The Russell 2000 index, which tracks smaller companies, slid...

  • NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets:. AT&T rose 1 percent and FirstEnergy gained 3 percent. Stocks are moving lower in midday trading on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and energy companies.

  • ARLINGTON, Va. _ Graham Holdings Co. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $36.9 million. Graham Holdings shares have risen slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed nearly 6 percent. Keywords: Graham Holdings, Earnings Report.

  • *Yuan flat after Trump calls China "grand champions" of FX manipulation. TOKYO, Feb 24- Asian shares took a breather on Friday, slipping from 1-1/ 2- year highs as material shares were hit by sudden falls in copper and other commodity prices while investors assessed Washington's stance on tax and currency policies. European shares are expected to be soft, with...

  • KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slumped 1.4 percent to 4,822, while Germany's DAX fell 1.5 percent to 11,770. Britain FTSE100 shed 0.7 percent to 7,218. U.S. shares were set to drift lower as well, with Dow and S&P 500 futures both down 0.4 percent. TRUMP WORRIES: President Donald Trump's stance on trade has unnerved many U.S. trading partners, as he has repeatedly...

  • *Yuan flat after Trump calls China "grand champions" of FX manipulation. TOKYO, Feb 24- Asian shares took a breather on Friday, slipping from 1-1/ 2- year highs as material shares were hit by sudden falls in copper and other commodity prices while investors assessed Washington's stance on tax and currency policies. And he has said a strong dollar is in U.S. interests, "...

  • TORONTO, Feb 23- Canada's main stock index fell to a 10- day low on Thursday as financial and industrial shares pared recent gains, while the materials group lost ground as base metal prices slumped. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed down 49.02 points, or 0.31 percent, at 15,781.20, its lowest close since Feb. 13. The materials group, which...