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Archive US: Trading

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months Tuesday as a health care bill backed by President Donald Trump ran into trouble in Congress, which raised some questions about his agenda of faster economic growth spurred on by lower taxes and cuts in regulations. "President Trump promised that this health care bill would be signed, sealed, delivered...

  • NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets:. Bank of America sank 5.8 percent, while JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo each lost about 3 percent. United Continental dropped 3.3 percent.

  • LONDON, March 21- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, helped by expectations that an OPEC- led output cut would be extended beyond June but gains were pegged back by concerns about persistently high crude inventories. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some non- OPEC producers agreed to curb production from Jan. 1 by 1.8 million barrels per day for...

  • KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped nearly 0.4 percent to 19,450.09 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched down 0.1 percent to 5,773.40. WHAT'S AHEAD: European markets mostly fell overnight after the British government said it will formally begin the process of leaving the European Union next week. Investors also are watching for elections in...

  • March 20- Wall Street drifted lower on Monday as investors worried that President Donald Trump's plan to cut taxes and boost the economy could take longer than previously expected. The S&P 500 and the Dow ended lower after FBI Director James Comey told a congressional hearing he had seen no evidence to support a claim by Trump that former President Barack Obama...

  • Will rising inflation catch investors offside?

    Charles Bobrinskoy of Ariel Investments and Larry McDonald of ACG Analytics discuss the outlook for inflation with Brian Sullivan.

  • A close look at close oil sentiment

    Larry McDonald of ACG Analytics and Jake Weinig of Malachite Capital discuss options trades on the XOP ETF with Brian Sullivan.

  • An obscure index may be flashing a warning sign for stocks

    Larry McDonald of ACG Analytics and Jake Weinig of Malachite Capital discuss the CBOE Skew Index with Brian Sullivan.

  • NEW YORK, March 20- The U.S. dollar slumped to a six-week low on Monday on worries over a dovish Federal Reserve, while U.S. and European stock markets dipped amid concerns about G20 financial leaders' decision to drop a pledge to keep global trade free and open. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was flat at 100.32...

  • *Walt Disney higher as' Beauty and the Beast' tops box office. The S&P 500 fell and the Dow traded about flat after FBI Director James Comey told a congressional hearing he had seen no evidence to support a claim by Trump that former president Barack Obama had wiretapped his campaign headquarters in Trump Tower in New York. "It's just one more day delaying talking...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- The U.S. dollar slumped to a six-week low on Monday on worries over a dovish Federal Reserve, while U.S. and European stock markets dipped amid concerns about G20 financial leaders' decision to drop a pledge to keep global trade free and open. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was last slightly...

  • Trader sees oil reversing course for a rally

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com sees a run up for crude.

  • *Walt Disney higher as' Beauty and the Beast' tops box office. The U.S. stock market has been on a record-setting spree since the election of Donald Trump as president, but the rally has faltered in recent weeks as investors fret over the lack of clarity on his proposals to reform taxes and cut regulation. "With tax reform and infrastructure spending getting pushed to...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery was 4 cents lower at $4.3220 a bushel; May corn was down 2.40 cents at $3.65 a bushel; May oats was up. 40 cent at $2.5040 a bushel while May soybeans gained 2.40 cents to $10.0240 a bushel. April live cattle was. 50 cent lower at $1.1883 a pound; March feeder...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- U.S. and European stock markets were little changed on Monday amid investor concerns as world financial leaders at a G20 meeting dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, while the dollar hit a six-week low on worries over a dovish Federal Reserve. Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies made only a token reference to trade...

  • *Walt Disney higher as' Beauty and the Beast' tops box office. The U.S. stock market has been on record-setting spree since the election of Donald Trump as president, but the rally has faltered in recent weeks as investors fret over the lack of clarity on his proposals to reform taxes and cut regulation. "With tax reform and infrastructure spending getting pushed to...

  • LONDON, March 20- World markets baulked on Monday at the G20's decision to drop a decade-old pledge to resist trade protectionism, with stocks, the dollar, oil and the price of many major sovereign bonds all sliding into the red. European stocks fell as much as 0.3 percent and U.S. futures pointed to a fall of around 0.2 percent at the open on Wall Street.

  • LONDON, March 20- World stocks opened the week on a cautious footing on Monday after the G20's decision to drop a pledge to avoid trade protectionism, while the U.S. Asian stocks were mixed, European stocks fell as much as 0.3 percent and U.S. futures pointed to a fall of around 0.2 percent at the open on Wall Street. Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies...

  • LONDON, March 20- World stocks opened the week on a cautious footing on Monday after the G20's decision to drop a pledge to avoid trade protectionism, while the U.S. Asian stocks were mixed, European stocks fell as much as 0.3 percent and U.S. futures pointed to a fall of around 0.2 percent at the open on Wall Street. Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies...

  • NEW YORK— After an early-afternoon slump, U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Monday in a quiet day of trading. European markets mostly fell after the British government said it will formally begin the process of leaving the European Union next week. Sameer Samana, a strategist for the Wells Fargo Investment Institute, said politics may keep investors occupied...