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  • *Fed minutes indicate rate hike in 2015, but members differ on month. *Mylan jumps after offering to buy Perrigo for about $29 bln. NEW YORK, April 8- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, but trading was volatile following the release of minutes from the U.S.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 8- Gold extended losses on Wednesday, falling below $1,200 an ounce after U.S. Spot gold was down 0.8 percent at $1,199.30 an ounce at 2:34 p.m. EDT. U.S. gold for June delivery settled down $7.50 an ounce, or 0.6 percent, at $1,203.10.

  • *Mylan jumps after JPMorgan note hints at deal. Brent slid 3.3 percent and U.S. crude lost more than 4 percent after data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed the largest weekly build in oil inventories since March 2001. Energy stocks, which had been supported by Royal Dutch Shell's $70 billion bid for rival BG Group, fell sharply after the EIA...

  • NEW YORK, April 8- Global equity markets rose on Wednesday, with European shares hitting eight-year highs on Royal Dutch Shell's $70 billion bid for energy firm BG Group, while the dollar slipped ahead of the release of U.S. Equity markets briefly sold off after U.S. Energy Information Administration data showed stockpiles of U.S. crude saw their largest weekly...

  • *Shell to buy BG Group for $70 billion. LONDON, April 8- Oil prices fell towards $57 a barrel on Wednesday after the largest weekly build in U.S. crude inventories since 2001 and as Saudi Arabia reported record output in March. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that U.S. stocks of crude oil rose in the week to April 3 by 10.9 million barrels- the...

  • *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. *Canada to sell its GM stake to Goldman Sachs. "If the move is gradual it shouldn't impact stocks too much, as companies will have a chance to hedge against the impact, but a sharp rise will have an impact," said Tony Roth, chief investment officer at Wilmington Trust in Wilmington, Delaware.

  • *Strength in U.S. dollar seen a concern for profits. *European shares ended sharply higher on potential M&A. NEW YORK, April 7- The U.S. dollar rose more than 1 percent on Tuesday, resuming a recent upward trend and weighing on Wall Street stocks as investors fretted the currency's strength would hurt multinational corporate profits.

  • NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. "Friday's session got a little too rich with sharp gains in prices after the jobs report and we're still correcting from that," said Kim Rupert, managing director of global fixed income at Action Economics, in San Francisco. Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota, who is not a voting member on the Federal Open Market Committee, echoed...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St gains on deal news; biotechs jump Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, adding to recent gains, after deal news including a bid from FedEx for a Dutch peer suggested companies still see value in the market. Shares of FedEx rose 2.7 percent to $171.17 as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery company TNT Express for $4.8 billion.

  • April 7- Shares of MTV owner Viacom Inc slipped on Tuesday, a day after the company hit the pause button on a $20 billion share buyback program and announced slew of restructuring steps that will result in a charge of $785 million. Viacom is struggling to adjust to shifting viewing habits as people ditch pricey cable subscriptions in favor of video streaming...

  • *M&A activity lifts stocks in both U.S. and Europe. NEW YORK, April 7- Stock markets around the world rose on Tuesday as investors moved into riskier assets for a second straight day, though a rise in the U.S. dollar could a headwind for further gains. Potential deal activity boosted equities on Wall Street and in Europe, a positive that added to the growing conviction...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St up on deals, biotech boost Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 11:07 AM ET

    *FedEx to buy Dutch peer TNT; Informatica to go private. NEW YORK, April 7- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, extending two sessions of gains for the S&P 500, with deals including a bid from FedEx for a Dutch peer indicating companies still see value in the market. Shares of FedEx rose 3.3 percent to $172.14 as it seeks to buy Dutch package delivery company TNT Express for $4.8...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. stocks rose on Monday as expectations the Federal Reserve could hold off longer on raising U.S. interest rates offset concerns over Friday's surprisingly weak monthly jobs report. U.S. stock markets were closed for the Good Friday holiday. "The weekend allowed market participants to see the positive side of the weak Friday number, which is...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. stocks rose on Monday as expectations the Federal Reserve could hold off longer on raising interest rates offset concerns over Friday's surprisingly weak jobs report. "The weekend allowed market participants to see the positive side of the weak Friday number, which is that rates probably aren't going to rise very quickly," said Rick Meckler,...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. stocks rose on Monday after a weaker-than-expected jobs report drove expectations that the Federal Reserve will postpone its first interest rate increase in nearly a decade. In currency markets, the U.S. dollar index moved between a decline of 0.2 percent and a rise of 0.7 percent, and Wall Street equities came off their highs as the dollar...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. stocks rose on Monday as expectations the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset concerns over Friday's surprisingly weak jobs report. Labor Department data showed U.S. employers last month added 126,000 jobs, the lowest number in more than a year and well below expectations.

  • *Fed seen delaying rate hike after unexpectedly weak jobs data. *U.S. dollar edges up after recent weakness. NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. stocks rose on Monday as a weaker-than-expected jobs report was seen as postponing the Federal Reserve's first interest rate increase in nearly a decade.

  • NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. stocks rose on Monday as expectations the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset concerns over faltering economic growth spurred by a surprisingly weak jobs report on Friday. Labor Department data showed U.S. employers last month added 126,000 jobs, the lowest in more than a year and well below...

  • *Oil rises after Saudi Arabia raises prices to Asia. NEW YORK, April 6- The dollar weakened further on Monday but stocks on Wall Street rose after a disappointing U.S. jobs report on Friday likely postponed the Federal Reserve's first interest rate increase in nearly a decade. "The market seems to be very confused whether bad or good news is good news," said Randy...

  • *Herbalife shares fall after investigation report. NEW YORK, April 6- U.S. stocks edged up on Monday as expectations the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset concerns over faltering economic growth spurred by a surprisingly weak jobs report on Friday. "The market seems to be very confused whether bad or good news is...