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  • As bonds break down, these stocks break out

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com says as the bond market moves lower, the financials will benefit.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 12- Gold saw its biggest one-day fall in three weeks on Tuesday as global equities rallied on easing political uncertainty in Britain and hopes for more economic stimulus, which in turn curbed demand for assets perceived as safe havens. "Tensions in Britain are easing for now, as the country will soon have a new prime minister," ActivTrades...

  • *Treasury yields rise on anticipation of new Japan stimulus. NEW YORK, July 12- The U.S. The benchmark S&P 500 hit 2,151.96, topping Monday's intraday record high by about 8 points, while the Dow rose to 18,353.76 to top its previous record intraday high touched in May 2015.

  • Investors appetite for equities has increased after strong economic data and low returns on government bonds, while easing political tensions in Britain and Japan have reduced some global uncertainties. Though treasury yields are hovering at record lows, making equities more attractive, they stand to gain as central banks globally, led by Japan and Britain,...

  • The latest Reuters poll of over 250 analysts, fund managers and brokers worldwide taken June 27- July 11 also showed an intensifying pull between stretched share prices- with Wall Street at a record high- and bond markets, with most government bond yields at record lows and vast swathes of them negative. The Bank of England is set to reverse course in response to...

  • Investors appetite for equities has increased after strong economic data and low returns on government bonds, while easing political tensions in Britain and Japan have reduced some global uncertainties. Though treasury yields are hovering at record lows, making equities more attractive, they stand to gain as central banks globally, led by Japan and Britain,...

  • *Futures up: Dow 85 pts, S&P 11 pts, Nasdaq 25.25 pts. July 12- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday, a day after the S&P 500 hit a record high as investor optimism was propelled by a set of strong economic data. *The benchmark index, which came close several times this year to topping its May 2015 record, finally broke through on Monday to a new high of 2,143.16.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- Despite the worst start to the year in history for U.S. stocks, the benchmark S&P 500 index rallied to record highs on Monday, surpassing previous peaks set in May 2015 and confirming the rally that started on March 10, 2009 as the second-longest bull market in the index's history. Federal Reserve and a recent spate of panic selling following...

  • NEW YORK, July 11- The S&P 500 on Monday broke the record high it held for more than a year as upbeat economic data and low bond yields continued to funnel investors into U.S. equities. Led by sectors seen thriving in an expanding economy, the benchmark closed at a record 2,137.16 points, overtaking the previous high of 2,130.82 hit on May 21, 2015.

  • *S&P 500 hits record closing high of 2,137.16. NEW YORK, July 11- The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 stock index set record intraday and closing highs on Monday as last week's strong monthly U.S. jobs report worked its way into financial markets, and European shares rose as a single candidate emerged to succeed David Cameron as British prime minister. It overtook the...

  • U.S. to sell $20 bln 10- year notes, $12 bln 30- year bonds. NEW YORK, July 11- The sizzling $13.4 trillion U.S. Treasury market cooled a bit on Monday as investors gave a cold shoulder to a $24 billion sale three-year notes, part of $56 billion of new government supply hitting the market this week.

  • The surprising stock that has quietly surged

    Digital Realty has been the third-best performing stock since the S&P 500 last hit highs in May 2015. Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray and Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management discuss the name with Dominic Chu.

  • Can the financials play catch-up?

    The financials sector is the only one in the S&P 500 that is in the red this year. Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray and Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management discuss whether the financials can catch up with Dominic Chu.

  • Is it time to play the emerging markets?

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com is looking to play the Emerging Markets ETF EEM.

  • July 11- The S&P 500 hit a record intraday high on Monday as investors were more optimistic about the U.S. economy amid lingering concerns about global growth. The benchmark index, which struggled to break past its May 2015 high in the past few months, got a solid boost on Friday after a robust monthly jobs report. At 11:13 a.m. ET, the index was up 10.53 points, or 0.49...

  • S&P 500 hits record intraday high of 2,139.34. *European stocks rise on reduced political uncertainty. NEW YORK, July 11- The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 stock index set a record intraday high on Monday in the wake of last week's strong monthly U.S. jobs report, while European shares rose on reduced political uncertainty and U.S.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- Despite the worst start to the year in history for U.S. stocks, the benchmark S&P 500 index rallied to a record intraday high on Monday, surpassing the previous intraday peak set on May 20, 2015. Federal Reserve and a recent spate of panic selling following Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union have all undermined the bull market in the...

  • I’m making a big bullish bet on tech: Trader

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com places a bullish bet on the Nasdaq 100 tracking QQQ ETF.

  • July 11- The S&P 500 set a record high on Monday after a stunning monthly jobs report last week boosted confidence in the U.S. economy. Citigroup, Bank of America and Wells Fargo were also trading higher. "Reaching a new high may see money moving from the sidelines of safety trades, like Treasury bonds and gold, back into the equity markets," said Robert Pavlik, chief...

  • Treasury yields rose on Monday after Japan prepared a new round of stimulus, which boosted risky assets including stocks and reduced demand for safe-haven U.S. bonds, and as investors prepared for $56 billion in new coupon-bearing supply this week. "There was some news that Bernanke was visiting the BOJ, which was more than enough to drive a big rally in risk," said...