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Archive US: Trading

  • March 5- U.S. stock index futures fell on Sunday amid news of North Korea's firing of four ballistic missiles and President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped him. The former top U.S. intelligence official rejected Trump's accusation that Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 presidential campaign, even as the White House...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- The energy sector is the stock market's dud so far in 2017 after a banner performance in 2016, and the rest of the year may also be rocky for investors due to the unclear path for crude oil prices. But they have pared gains this year as a Nov. 30 agreement by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut production has so far failed to...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- The energy sector is the stock market's dud so far in 2017 after a banner performance in 2016, and the rest of the year may also be rocky for investors due to the unclear path for crude oil prices. But they have pared gains this year as a Nov. 30 agreement by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut production has so far failed to...

  • NEW YORK, March 3- Wall Street stock indexes and the U.S. dollar both posted gains for the week on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen confirmed market expectations for an interest rate rise in March but profit taking saw equities and the greenback slip for the day. The implied probability of a March rate hike surged to almost 80 percent from 77.5...

  • Could stocks actually be undervalued?

    Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Nicholas Colas of Convergex discuss valuations with Brian Sullivan.

  • *Yellen signals rate hike this month; Wall St flat. NEW YORK, March 3- U.S. After her comment, the implied probability of a March rate hike surged to about 82 percent from 77.5 percent the previous day, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool.

  • LONDON, March 3- Ultra-low bond yields are an "overrated" indicator of weak growth and inflation in the future, the BIS said on Friday, warning that central banks should think carefully before easing policy in such an environment in case they're driven even lower. But Hyun Song Shin, head of research at the Bank for International Settlements, reckons depressed...

  • *French poll dimming Le Pen chances helps stocks and euro. U.S. stocks were down amid investor caution ahead of speeches by Fed Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on Friday. With indexes bolstered this week by increased bets on a rate hike soon, any divergence from Yellen would raise questions, said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at...

  • March 3- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were set to open slightly lower on Friday, as investors remained cautious ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech, which could give more clarity on the possibility of an interest rate hike later this month. Yellen is set to speak at 1:00 p.m. ET at the Executives Club of Chicago. Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, who...

  • *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 defence 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...

  • *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 defence 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 defense 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.