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  • NEW YORK, May 25- Oil prices rose on Wednesday after a sharper-than-expected fall in inventories and gains in energy shares lifted world stock markets. "Investors have started to seriously contemplate the prospect of a hike at the start of the summer," said Luke Bartholomew, global macro investment manager at Aberdeen in London. Brent oil was up 45 cents at $49.06,...

  • This rally is 'false' and here's the tell: trader

    The recent surge in the S&P 500 could soon run out of steam, according to one trader

  • Stock prices

    Here’s why the SEC shouldn’t allow IEX — or any exchange to implement trading delays, according to these two university professors.

  • NEW YORK, May 25- U.S. Treasury prices dipped on Wednesday, with short- and medium-term yields hitting 10- week highs, as further gains on Wall Street and growing bets on a possible Federal Reserve rate increase this summer reduced demand for U.S. government debt. "The Fed may raise rates earlier than what the market is pricing in right now," said Richard Gilhooly, head...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was 2 cents a bale higher at $4.66 a bushel; July corn was 4.50 cents higher at $4.0220 bushel; July oats was 2.50 cents higher at $1.9140 a bushel; while July soybeans gained 22.50 cents to $10.7720 a bushel. June live cattle was. 08 cent higher at...

  • Siegel’s ‘biggest fear’ for current economy

    Wharton School professor of finance Jeremy Siegel reveals his biggest fear for the economy and for stocks to Brian Sullivan.

  • Siegel: Here’s what’s behind the latest market stall

    Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance at the Wharton School, and Brian Sullivan discuss what’s driving stocks now.

  • Siegel: ‘Who’s afraid of the big bad Fed?’

    Wharton School finance professor Jeremy Siegel and Brian Sullivan discuss what the Fed rate hike really says about the U.S. economy, and why investors may have reason to be optimistic.

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise jumped nearly 7 percent and Computer Sciences Corporation surged 42 percent after HP Enterprise said it will sell its business service unit to CSC for $8.5 billion. Chesapeake Energy gained over 7 percent as oil prices continued to climb. Hewlett Packard Enterprise rose nearly 10 percent and Computer Sciences Corporation...

  • Citi Group headquarters in New York.

    The CFTC orders Citibank to pay $425 million to settle charges including attempted manipulation and false reporting of currency-valuation benchmarks.

  • The retailer's revenue also tumbled 7.4 percent to $891.3 million, well short of the $924.1 million that Wall Street had expected, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. In the Americas region, total sales fell 9 percent to $403 million on softness in spending by U.S. customers and tourists. Sales in the Asia-Pacific region fell 8 percent to $238...

  • Wall Street money CEOs

    The typical S&P 500 CEO made $10.8 million, including bonuses, stock awards and other compensation, according to a study by Equilar for AP.

  • The typical chief executive in the Standard& Poor's 500 index made $10.8 million, including bonuses, stock awards and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. The median full-time worker earned $809 weekly in 2015, up from $791 in 2014.. asks Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to sell a business to Computer Sciences, and both stocks are jumping. THE QUOTE: "Market participants feel confident that perhaps we're seeing a stabilization of growth overseas," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at...

  • SINGAPORE, May 25- Oil futures rose on Wednesday after U.S. industry data suggested a larger-than-expected drawdown in crude inventories last week, although a stronger U.S. dollar curbed gains. U.S. crude futures had climbed 56 cents to $49.18 a barrel as of 0042 GMT after ending the previous session up 54 cents. Brent futures rose 50 cents to $49.11 a barrel, having...

  • NEW YORK, May 24- The dollar hit its highest against the euro in nearly 10 weeks on Tuesday, while U.S. bond prices dipped as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates soon. The euro was down 0.7 percent against the dollar at $1.1136 and hit its lowest level since March 16. "A re-pricing of Fed tightening expectations is the principal...

  • NEW YORK, May 24- Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that the rally in U.S. stocks, which began on Monday, feels like a short squeeze and characterized U.S. stocks as "dead money." Gundlach, who oversees $95 billion at Los Angeles- based DoubleLine, said the S&P 500 index "has gone nowhere in the past 12 months to 18 months.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks made their biggest gain since March on Tuesday as technology companies like Apple and Microsoft soared. Homebuilders also climbed after the government said sales of new homes reached an eight-year high last month. That was a sign the housing market and the broader economy are still in pretty good shape.

  • Jeremy Siegel talks stocks, the Fed, and more

    Wharton professor of finance Jeremy Siegel discusses his current views on the market with Brian Sullivan.

  • Using options to play for a rally

    It’s getting cheaper to use options to get exposure in the market. Dennis Davitt of Harvest Volatility Management and Larry McDonald of ACG Analytics discuss with Brian Sullivan.