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Archive US: Trading

  • Treasuries rise after Ankara, Berlin attacks. NEW YORK, Dec 19- Stocks edged higher worldwide on Monday as Wall Street extended a rally that has pushed U.S. stocks near all-time highs, while the dollar got a boost from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen who sounded optimistic about the U.S. labor market. Deadly attacks late in the trading day in Turkey and Germany...

  • *Markets cut gains after truck plows into market in Germany. Dec 19- Wall Street extended a recent rally on Monday but finished the session short of earlier highs after several people were killed by a truck driven into a Christmas market in Germany. That rattled U.S. investors already eyeing potential global troubles after the Russian ambassador to Turkey was...

  • Crude oil’s commodity coup

    After a rough start, oil has had a much better year than gold. Ari Wald of Oppenheimer and Dennis Davitt of Harvest Volatility Management discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • Canadian stocks crush U.S. equities

    America’s northern neighbor is outperforming mightily in 2016. Ari Wald of Oppenheimer and Dennis Davitt of Harvest Volatility Management discuss with Dominic Chu.

  • *Russian ambassador shot in Turkey. NEW YORK, Dec 19- U.S. "There was a surprise factor that she would mention anything that was related to the market or the economy at commencement," said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 19- Gold prices edged higher on Monday as geopolitical tensions offset expectations of tighter U.S. monetary policy and a stronger U.S. dollar. The most active U.S. gold futures for February delivery settled up $5.3, or 0.47 percent, at $1,142.70 per ounce. "We are up on geopolitical tensions," said Phillip Streible, senior commodities broker for...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- Global stock markets added to gains after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an optimistic tone about the U.S. labor market on Monday, weighing on safe-haven assets like the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries that had risen after the shooting death of Russia's ambassador to Turkey. U.S. stocks initially slipped after the release of...

  • How to play gold with more rate hikes coming

    Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com thinks gold's stuck in a rut, but still sees a trade to be made.

  • Dec 19- U.S. stocks eased off session highs in early afternoon trading on Monday but remained near record levels ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Investors appeared to have turned cautious after the Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot dead in an attack at an art gallery in Ankara. "With the backdrop of where it happened, it is a strong enough...

  • *Traders eye Fed's Janet Yellen speech. *Italy's Monte dei Paschi bank shares fall 10 percent. NEW YORK, Dec 19- U.S. stocks opened higher, pushing up a gauge of global market indexes on Monday, as investors continued to be bullish on equities ahead of a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen with oil prices and the dollar both little moved.

  • *Yellen scheduled to speak at 1:30 p.m. ET. "Traditionally, as you head into the week before Christmas, you see volumes slow down and a somewhat trendless market as people begin to position their portfolios for next year," said Matt Jones, U.S. head of equity strategy at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in New York. U.S. stocks have been on a tear since the Nov. 8 presidential...

  • TOKYO, Dec 19- Asian shares slipped to four-week lows on Monday as the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates and a strong dollar stemming from the incoming Trump Administration's purported policies of cutting taxes and spending heavily threatened to suck capital out of emerging markets. Spread-betters see a rise of about 0.1 percent in the main indexes...

  • Dec 18- Stocks slated to deliver large gains in 2017 range from movie-theater chain AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc to two companies with ties to billionaire Sam Zell- Equity Commonwealth and Real Industry Inc, Barron's said in a report. AMC will attract more cinephiles thanks to a strong lineup of films in 2017 and renovations to its theaters and those of...

  • *Dollar eases but holds near 14- year highs. NEW YORK, Dec 16- The dollar and U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, taking a breather following this week's big moves after the Federal Reserve signaled a faster pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year. News that a Chinese warship has seized an underwater drone deployed by a U.S. oceanographic vessel in the South China Sea...

  • Trader bets against the emerging markets

    Todd Gordon makes a bearish play on the EEM ETF.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday, weighed by a more than 4 percent drop in Oracle shares, while recently battered stocks in the real estate and utilities sectors posted the largest gains. Treasuries after a report that a Chinese Navy warship seized a U.S. underwater drone on Thursday in international waters in the South China Sea. The news about the drone...

  • Jack Bouroudjian calls for mega rally

    Longtime trader Jack Bouroudjian makes the bull case for stocks, in this interview with Eric Chemi.

  • Do stocks have a big China problem?

    Max Wolff of 55 Capital and Eddy Elfenbein of the Crossing Wall Street blog discuss the impact of Chinese markets with Eric Chemi.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- Benchmark U.S. stock index rallies, in anticipation of fiscal stimulus measures by the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, could also be laying the seeds for equity market troubles from a stronger dollar and rising bond yields. "We are putting fuel on the fire here potentially, because nothing has actually happened,...

  • *Dollar eases after hitting 14- year highs. NEW YORK, Dec 16- The dollar and U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, taking a breather after this week's big moves after the Federal Reserve signaled a faster pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year. "We took direction from the Fed, but over the next couple of weeks we'll see some more cleaning up of positions heading into the...