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Archive US: Trading

  • *China orders tour operators to boycott S.Korea- SK media. SEOUL, March 3- South Korean companies on Friday bore the brunt of Chinese anger over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system outside Seoul, as shares tumbled after media reports of Beijing tour operators being ordered to stop selling trips to the country. Cosmetics makers, retailers, automakers and...

  • SYDNEY, March 3- The dollar clung to broad gains on Friday as the risk of an imminent U.S. interest rate hike slugged sovereign bonds and commodities, even managing to sour Wall Street's party as the reality of rising borrowing costs began to sink in. Asian markets were mostly lower, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan down 0.9 percent...

  • *China orders tour operators to boycott S.Korea- media. SEOUL, March 3- South Korean stocks fell sharply on Friday after media reported China had ordered tour operators in Beijing to stop selling trips to the country, in suspected retaliation for the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system outside Seoul. Cosmetics makers, retailers, carmakers and airlines...

  • *China orders tour operators to boycott S.Korea- media. SEOUL, March 3- South Korean stocks fell sharply on Friday after media reported China had ordered tour operators in Beijing to stop selling trips to the country, in suspected retaliation for the deployment of a U.S. missile defence system outside Seoul. Cosmetics makers, retailers, carmakers and airlines...

  • SYDNEY, March 3- The dollar held broad gains on Friday as the risk of an imminent U.S. interest rate hike slugged sovereign bonds and commodities, even managing to sour Wall Street's party as the reality of rising borrowing costs began to sink in. Asian stock markets were mostly lower, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan off 0.9 percent...

  • *Asia shares slip as Wall St rally pauses. SYDNEY, March 3- The dollar held broad gains on Friday as the risk of an imminent U.S. interest rate hike slugged sovereign bonds and commodities, even managing to sour Wall Street's party as the reality of rising borrowing costs began to sink in. Asian stock markets were mostly lower, with MSCI's broadest index of...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- U.S. stocks retreated on Thursday, led by financial stocks, while Caterpillar shares dropped following news that federal officials searched its Illinois facilities. Caterpillar, down 4.3 percent at $94.36, was the biggest drag on the Dow and among the biggest negatives for the S&P 500. Financials led the decline among sectors in the S&P 500,...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Wall Street pulled back from Wednesday's records, led by financials, while the dollar traded at a seven-week high on positive U.S. data and growing expectations the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is set to speak on the economic outlook in Chicago on Friday in her last speech before the Fed's March 14-15...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- U.S. stocks retreated on Thursday, dragged by financial shares, while Caterpillar tumbled following news that federal officials searched the company's Illinois facilities.

  • Bear case on Snap

    Snap enjoyed a nice first-day pop, but the hot social stock could soon get into trouble, says David Seaburg of Cowen & Co. He discusses with Courtney Reagan.

  • Jim Paulsen sees a wild year ahead

    Is the S&P 500 set to rip, and then dip? James Paulsen of Wells Capital Management discusses with Courtney Reagan.

  •  S&P 500’s bullish Friday trend

    The market has seen a big end-of-session comeback on two Fridays in a row. Dennis Davitt of Harvest Volatility Management and Mark Tepper of Strategic Wealth Partners discuss with Courtney Reagan.

  • *Financial stocks lead S&P losers. *Snapchat owner Snap Inc surges in debut. March 2- U.S. stocks retreated on Thursday, led by financial stocks, while Caterpillar shares dropped following news that federal officials searched its Illinois facilities.

  • *Snapchat-owner Snap Inc surges in debut. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq on Wednesday had their best day since the November election, boosted by President Donald Trump's more measured tone in a speech to Congress and as bank stocks surged on increased chances of an interest rate hike this month. "It seems like after yesterday's surge, there is no real news out there this...

  • By Dhara Ranasinghe and John Geddie. LONDON, March 2- Germany's benchmark 10- year bond yield rose to its highest level in just over a week on Thursday after inflation in the bloc hit 2 percent for the first time in four years last month, shooting past the European Central Bank's inflation target. With the exception of France, bond yields across the euro area edged...

  • March 2- U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday as investors booked profits after a record day on Wall Street that propelled the Dow Jones Industrial Average above 21,000 for the first time ever. Wall Street's main indexes on Wednesday posted their best day since the November election, boosted by President Donald Trump's more measured tone in a speech to Congress and...

  • JOHANNESBURG, March 2- The South African rand weakened on Thursday as the increasing likelihood of a U.S. interest rate rise this month and lower commodity prices weighed on emerging currencies. By 1500 GMT the rand had weakened 0.65 percent from its New York close to 13.1125 per dollar. George Glynos, director at currency specialists ETM Analytics, however, said...

  • *European stocks extend Wednesday's gains, Japan closes up. NEW YORK, March 2- Wall Street fell as investors took a breather on Thursday after a record day, while the dollar strengthened on positive U.S. data and growing expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to speak on the economic outlook in Chicago on...

  • *Europe stocks dip after Wednesday's big gains, Asia rises. LONDON, March 2- European stocks held near 15- month highs and the dollar strengthened against other top global currencies on Thursday on growing expectations the U.S. central bank will raise interest rates later this month. Wall Street looked set to open barely changed after touching a record high on...

  • *Europe stocks dip after Wednesday's big gains, Asia rises. LONDON, March 2- European stocks held near 15- month highs and the dollar strengthened against other top global currencies on Thursday on growing expectations that the U.S. central bank will raise interest rates later this month. President Donald Trump's speech to Congress, were cited as factors behind...