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  • *Yen rises to highest since October 2014. NEW YORK, May 2- A weakening U.S. dollar and optimism that commodity prices will steady boosted global stock markets on Monday, while U.S. "I think we are at a turning point" in sentiment, said Bernard Baumohl, managing director and chief global economist at the Economic Outlook Group in Princeton, New Jersey.

  • May 2- Wall Street was higher in mid-morning trading on Monday, helped by a rise in financial and consumer discretionary stocks. Economists polled by Reuters expect two increases this year but futures prices show traders do not expect rates to rise until late 2016, according to CME Group's FedWatch. Wall Street closed lower on Friday, with U.S. stocks marking...

  • *Yen rises to highest since October 2014. NEW YORK, May 2- U.S. stocks rose on Monday as a weakening dollar and steadying commodity prices shifted investor sentiment from weak earnings and poor economic data in the first quarter to optimism about the second, also pushing U.S. "I think we are at a turning point," said Bernard Baumohl, managing director and chief global...

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  • May 2- Wall Street was little changed on Monday after data showed that U.S. manufacturing sector's PMI for April was at its lowest since 2009.. Wall Street closed lower on Friday, with U.S. stocks marking their largest weekly drop in more than two months as corporate earnings continued to disappoint. "I suspect for some stability to come in after the selloff in the...

  • May 2- Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on the first trading day of the month on Monday as investors await manufacturing data to further assess the health of the world's largest economy. Wall Street closed lower on Friday, with U.S. stocks marking their largest weekly drop in more than two months as corporate earnings continued to disappoint.

  • *Oil prices were down about 0.6 percent, retreating from the year's high, as higher production in the Middle East more than offset declines in the United States. *Data released on Sunday showed China's manufacturing sector expanded marginally in April, missing estimates and raising doubts about the sustainability of a recent economic improvement in the...

  • TOKYO, May 2- Asian shares fell in early trading on Monday, with Japan's Nikkei plunging after the dollar notched a fresh 18- month low against the yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.3 percent, after Wall Street marked losses after a spate of disappointing earnings. Markets in Hong Kong and China will be closed on Monday.

  • NEW YORK, April 29- U.S. stocks posted their largest weekly drop in more than two months on Friday as earnings reports continued to weigh, but the S&P 500 and Dow managed to close up for April after strong showings mid-month. Apple shares were down for the tenth session in the last 11 and closed the week down 11.3 percent, the largest such decline since January 2013.

  • What to buy in a slow-growth world

    What’s an investor to buy in a tepid economic environment? Fort Pitt Capital’s Kim Forrest and Manhattan Venture Partners’ Max Wolff discuss with Courtney Reagan.

  • For tech investors, it’s been 16 lost years

    Tech stocks are still down 20 percent from their tech bubble highs. Kim Forrest of Fort Pitt Capital and Max Wolff of Manhattan Venture Partners discuss with Courtney Reagan.

  • *Tepid data sours outlook on U.S. growth in second quarter. *Euro zone posts strongest quarterly growth in five years. NEW YORK, April 29- U.S.

  • April 29- Wall Street was lower for a second day on Friday as investors assessed corporate earnings and data showed that U.S. inflation barely rose in March as consumer spending remains tepid. Apple was down 1.3 percent at $93.61 a day after billionaire investor Carl Icahn told CNBC he no longer has a position in the company. "Today's fall is just noise after the...

  • *U.S., Europe stocks fall on disappointing earnings. NEW YORK, April 29- The yen hit an 18- month high on Friday as investors bet the Bank of Japan might be done adding fresh stimulus to the economy, while stocks in Europe and Wall Street headed lower as earnings failed to inspire higher valuations. U.S. equities fell about 0.7 percent, following declines in Europe...

  • April 29- Wall Street was set to open slightly lower on Friday as investors assess a raft of economic data and take stock of the earnings season, even as a jump in oil prices helped temper some losses. The dollar index was down 0.4 percent at $93.38, its lowest level since August. "I think we are looking at a cautious trading day as the poor earnings season finally...

  • First-quarter revenue rose to $297.3 million from $230.8 million, and the company's shares rose 11 percent in after-hours trading. The company recently named a new chief executive, co-founder Tim Westergren, hoping to build goodwill in the music industry as it negotiates for licenses to launch an on-demand product. Mike Herring, Pandora's president and CFO,...

  • NEW YORK, April 28- Stocks around the globe fell on Thursday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by holding interest rates steady and declining to adopt more stimulus, pushing the yen sharply higher against major currencies. The Japanese currency recorded its biggest one-day gains against the dollar, euro and sterling since March 2011.

  • April 28- Music streaming service Pandora Media Inc posted a 29 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday as advertising revenue increased. First-quarter revenue rose to $297.3 million from $230.8 million. Pandora shares were up 11 percent in after-hours trading.

  • Can crude oil keep rising?

    Imbalances in global oil supply and demand could spell trouble for crude. Frank Cappelleri of Instinet and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • Technical case for stocks remains intact: Trader

    Frank Cappelleri of Instinet and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss the market’s next move with Brian Sullivan.