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  • Dec 16- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were little changed on Friday, while the Dow continued to march towards 20,000, a level it has never breached. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the expected economic benefits under President-elect Donald Trump. "We're at a point where there's not much to factor in,"...

  • Dec 16- U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, with the three major indexes on track to post weekly gains and the Dow within spitting distance of 20,000, a level it has never breached. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the expected economic benefits under President-elect Donald Trump.

  • Dec 16- U.S. stocks looked set to open higher on Friday, with the three major indexes on track to post weekly gains and the Dow within spitting distance of 20,000, a level it has never breached. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the expected economic benefits under President-elect Donald Trump.

  • Dec 16- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday, with all three major indexes on track to post weekly gains and the Dow pushing towards the 20,000 mark. *The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the expected economic benefits under President-elect Donald Trump. *U.S. stocks have been on a tear since the...

  • *Dollar at 14- year high versus FX basket. NEW YORK, Dec 15- The dollar hit a 14- year high and bond yields rose broadly on Thursday, extending gains from a day earlier when the Federal Reserve hiked U.S. interest rates and signaled increases would follow at a faster pace next year. President-elect Donald Trump, who will be sworn in next month, is expected to cut taxes and...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, led by gains in bank shares, a day after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in nearly a decade. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the fiscal stimulus expected to hit under President-elect Donald Trump. Art Hogan, chief market...

  • Trader bets on a Coca-Cola rally

    Andrew Keene of AlphaShark.com bets on beverage giant Coca-Cola heading higher.

  • Goldman’s polar portfolio picks

    The Goldman Sachs options team suggests betting on stocks that benefit from frigid weather. Erin Gibbs of S&P Global and Ari Wald of Oppenheimer discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • Could Star Wars drive the Dow to 20,000?

    What will the release of “Rogue One” mean for underperforming Dow component Disney? Erin Gibbs of S&P Global and Ari Wald of Oppenheimer discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • *Dollar at 14- year high versus FX basket. NEW YORK, Dec 15- The dollar hit a 14- year high and bond yields rose broadly on Thursday, extending gains from a day earlier when the Federal Reserve hiked U.S. interest rates and signaled increases would follow at a faster pace next year. President-elect Donald Trump, who will be sworn in next month, is expected to cut taxes and...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, led by gains in bank shares, a day after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in nearly a decade. The Fed sees three rate hikes next year instead of the two foreseen in September, partly as a result of the fiscal stimulus expected to hit under President-elect Donald Trump. Art Hogan, chief market...

  • Dec 15- Yahoo Inc shares fell more than 5 percent on Thursday after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach that raised fears Verizon might kill a deal to buy its core internet business. Silicon Valley- based Yahoo said late on Wednesday that it had uncovered a 2013 cyber attack that compromised data of more than 1 billion user accounts, the...

  • Dec 15- Yahoo Inc shares fell almost 5 percent on Thursday after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach that raised fears Verizon might kill a deal to buy its core internet business. Silicon Valley- based Yahoo said late on Wednesday that it had uncovered a 2013 cyber attack that compromised data of more than 1 billion user accounts, the...

  • Dec 15- Yahoo Inc shares fell almost 5 percent on Thursday after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach that raised fears Verizon might kill a deal to buy its core internet business. Silicon Valley- based Yahoo said late on Wednesday that it had uncovered a 2013 cyber attack that compromised data of more than 1 billion user accounts, the...

  • *Dollar at 14- yr high versus FX basket. *U.S. stocks advance; Dow still shy of 20,000. NEW YORK, Dec 15- The dollar hit a 14- year high and government bond yields rose broadly on Thursday, extending gains from a day earlier when the Federal Reserve hiked U.S. interest rates and signaled increases would follow at a faster pace next year.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- Oil prices fell on Thursday as the dollar rallied in the wake of a rise in U.S. interest rates, despite forecasts of a tighter oil market in 2017 due to planned output cuts. Brent futures for February delivery fell 31 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $53.59 a barrel by 10:55 a.m. EST. U.S. crude, meanwhile was down 63 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $50.41 per barrel.

  • NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Dec 15- Bombardier Inc shares rose on Thursday after the Canadian plane and train maker said it expects earnings and revenue to increase in 2017, and investors pressed management on the cost of value guarantees for older jets at an investor day in New York. Late on Wednesday, Bombardier said it is aiming for consolidated earnings before...

  • *Wall St slips, most Asia stocks likely to follow. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, Dec 15- Asian shares and currencies struggled on Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised rates for the first time in a year and hinted at the risk of a faster pace of tightening than investors were positioned for. Wall Street suffered its biggest percentage decline since before the Nov. 8 U.S....

  • *S&P 500 has biggest daily pct drop since Oct. 11. NEW YORK, Dec 14- Yields on shorter-dated Treasuries hit their highest levels in more than five years on Wednesday while the dollar rose to its highest against the yen in 10 months after the U.S. Wall Street stocks ended a volatile session with their biggest percentage decline since before the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 14- U.S. stocks fell the most in two months on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter point and signaled hikes could come next year at a faster pace than some expected. The Fed's decision to raise rates comes as President-elect Donald Trump, who will be sworn in next month, is seen cutting taxes and increasing spending on...